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Suzumiya Haruhi no yûutsu 

The crazy adventures of the SOS Brigade, led by the insane but charismatic Haruhi.

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Aya Hirano ...
Minori Chihara ...
 Itsuki Koizumi 11 episodes, 2006
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On his first day of high school, Kyon meets an eccentric girl named Haruhi Suzumiya, who announces to the class that she is interested only in meeting aliens, time travelers, and espers. Discontent with the selection of afterschool clubs presented before her, she starts a new club called the SOS Brigade and enlists Kyon, a quiet bookworm named Yuki Nagato, a shy but beautiful junior named Mikuru Asahina, and a grinning and loyal transfer named Itsuki Koizumi. Each of them except Kyon is secretly part of one of the groups Haruhi desired to meet, and they all must keep close watch on her. If she ever grows dissatisfied with reality, she may unintentionally destroy the world. Written by Dsneybuf

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2 April 2006 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya: Second Season  »

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The high school is modeled after Hyogo Kenritsu Nishinomiya Kita High School, which is Nagaru Tanigawa's alma matter. The school has since had troubles with trespassing that it's had to issue warnings of prosecution against curious fans. See more »


Mikuru Asahina: [holding a gun] You should never shoot this while pointing at other people, you should only shoot empty cans with it!
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Crazy Credits

The Character Haruhi Suzumiya is listed as ULTRA DIRECTOR. See more »


Referenced in One Direction: This Is Us (2013) See more »


Performed by Aya Hirano
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Welcome to the SOS Brigade!!
2 November 2007 | by See all my reviews

A 2006 online poll of Japan's top 100 favorite animated television series of all time, conducted by TV Asahi, placed this series in fourth place. That tells you everything you need to know. So go and watch it.;) I won't comment on the story, simply because I don't want to ruin anything. I only urge you to keep watching after you saw the first episode. The Animation is really good and above TV average. The best thing about this series is, that there is finally something new. I mean it's not groundbreaking but still it offers a fresh new idea and likable characters. You won't regret entering Suzumiya Haruhi's world.

and the best thing a movie is coming soon

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