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The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (2010)
"Suzumiya Haruhi no shôshitsu" (original title)

Not Rated  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Drama  |  21 May 2010 (USA)
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On December 18, Kyon finds that several traces of the SOS Brigade have mysteriously disappeared from his life. Mikuru and Yuki do not seem to recall meeting him, and Haruhi and Itsuki do ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aya Hirano ...
Haruhi Suzumiya (voice)
Tomokazu Sugita ...
Kyon (voice)
Minori Chihara ...
Yuki Nagato (voice)
Yûko Gotô ...
Mikuru Asahina (voice)
Daisuke Ono ...
Itsuki Koizumi (voice)
Natsuko Kuwatani ...
Ryoko Asakura (voice)
Yuki Matsuoka ...
Tsuruya-san (voice)
Minoru Shiraishi ...
Taniguchi (voice)
Megumi Matsumoto ...
Kunikida (voice)
Sayaka Aoki ...
Wendee Lee ...
Haruhi Suzumiya (voice)
...
Kyon (voice)
Michelle Ruff ...
Yuki Nagato (voice)
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Mikuru Asahina (voice)
...
Itsuki Koizumi (voice)
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On December 18, Kyon finds that several traces of the SOS Brigade have mysteriously disappeared from his life. Mikuru and Yuki do not seem to recall meeting him, and Haruhi and Itsuki do not attend North High School. In addition, all the former Brigade members have become normal people. Eventually, Kyon receives a message from Yuki's alien counterpart asking him to gather keys for a program that could return him to his own reality. This starts Kyon on a journey that eventually leads him back to the night Haruhi first became interested in meeting aliens, time travelers, and espers. Written by Dsneybuf

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At 163 minutes long, it is the longest animated movie ever made. See more »

Quotes

Haruhi Suzumiya: Who are you?
Kyon: John Smith.
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Chief Animation Director 'Shoko Ikeda' is also credited as Ultra Chief Animation Director. See more »

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Follows The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (2006) See more »

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An excellent movie. For those who have seen the show that is.
17 October 2012 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

I love this movie to death. I started watching the anime at the beginning of 2012 once I saw the first episode online then proceeded to purchase Season One, Two and the movie. While I do love the show, it all just feels like a prologue to this movie. It all flows perfectly and really is a thank you to the fans.

I am saying this because for those who have not seen the show, I can imagine that this movie would be extremely confusing. It constantly references events from the show and interweaves certain aspects of the plot around it. This movie can still be enjoyed by people who have not seen the show but many things will be missed or misunderstood. This movie is not a stand alone piece of content. It is something that needs context to be enjoyed and that context is acquired from the show.

In short, watch both seasons of the show before watching this movie and you will discover one of the greatest movies ever made.


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