The crazy adventures of the SOS Brigade, led by the insane but charismatic Haruhi.
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Series cast summary:
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 Kyon (15 episodes, 2006-2009)
Aya Hirano ...
 Haruhi Suzumiya (15 episodes, 2006-2009)
Minori Chihara ...
 Yuki Nagato (15 episodes, 2006-2009)
Yûko Gotô ...
 Mikuru Asahira (14 episodes, 2006-2009)
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 Kyon (14 episodes, 2006)
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 Haruhi Suzumiya (14 episodes, 2006)
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 Yuki (14 episodes, 2006)
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 Itsuki Koizumi (13 episodes, 2006-2009)
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 Mikuru Asahina (13 episodes, 2006)
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 Itsuki Koizumi (11 episodes, 2006)
Minoru Shiraishi ...
 Taniguchi (8 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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The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya: Second Season  »

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Originally, the episodes were intentionally aired/shown out of sequence. What was shown as Episode 01 is actually Episode 11. In the 'coming soon' blurb at the end of each episode, Haruhi gave the chronologically correct number of the next episode, and Kyon 'corrected' her by giving the 'wrong' episode number - the one that corresponds to the order it is being shown in. When new episodes were produced in 2009, the whole series aired again, this time in chronological order. See more »

Quotes

[Haruhi has been told that her plot to frame the Computer Brigade leader of harassing Mikruru will fail because so many witnesses will deny it]
Haruhi Suzumiya: Then I'll tell everyone you thugs gained up on her and
[bleep]
Haruhi Suzumiya: ed her!
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Crazy Credits

The beginning of the closing credits starts with the exact same shot that ends the opening credits (silhouette of Haruhi posing beside a large "H"). See more »

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

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Bouken, Desu? Desu?
("Adventure, Right? Right?")
Performed by Aya Hirano
Second opening theme
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Worth watching carefully
27 August 2006 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

At first sight this is yet another highschool anime with lots of excuses for 'fanservice', but there is a lot more going on. The 'fanservice' is part of the plot, the main character is a tired cynic (unusual), and most importantly there is a clever plot that ties all the episodes together, and that poses some interesting questions. The episodes are deliberately non-chronological, and it is certainly worth watching the series again in chronological order.

The series is worth watching carefully, because there are a lot of casual hints in there that foreshadow and explain things, plus a good number of in-jokes about other series, anime and other.


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