Kadokawa Shoten has revealed that the 10th novel in the Haruhi Suzumiya series The Surprise of Haruhi Suzumiya has already set a new record over a month before it has even come out. Specifically, it has set the record for the largest first printing of a light novel according to Kadokawa. Kadokawa will be printing 513,000 sets of the two volume first press limited edition. Since the set comes with two books, this means that they will be printing 1,026,000 copies of Haruhi before the regular edition comes out on June 15th.
The limited edition including The Surprise of Haruhi Suzumiya Part 1 (pictured), Part 2 and a 64 page all color deluxe booklet will be released on May 25th in Japan. It will be simultaneously released in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea by the respective licensees.
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