For Haruhi’s 10th anniversary, and its first release on Blu-ray in North America, anime distributor Funimation is doing some time travelling and bringing back the "Hare Hare Yukai" dance moves. Fans who break out the old number have a chance to win prizes including a figure, books, and a huge banner of the goddess herself. Get a refresher after the jump.
Kadokawa today announced that two screening events for the 10th anniversary of the 14-episode first season of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya TV anime series will be held at Tachikawa Cinema City in Tokyo and Tsukaguchi Sunsun Theater in Hyogo on July 9. Advance entries for the tickets will be accepted till June 20. Hit the jump for more details.
It was ten years ago this month that anime watchers first met Haruhi Suzumiya and her band of aliens, time travelers, and espers Now, to celebrate, Lantis has helped the SOS Brigade become YouTubers. Their rookie effort and associated site help kick off the anniversary plans with "The Complete Soundtrack of Haruhi Suzumiya." More after the jump.
If you were watching anime on April 2, 2006, you might have been a bit confused. What on earth was going on in "The Adventures of Mikuru Asahina Episode 00?" Time traveler girls? An alien magician? Weird Akihabara shop commercial interludes? It was an unconventional introduction to the perfect storm otaku phenomenon that was The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya anime. Today, fans took to Twitter to mark the 10th anniversary.
Haruhi Suzumiya from The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya is always remembered for wearing a black bunny costume besides her school uniform and her voice actress, Aya Hirano put one on at her birthday live show for her fans and posted the hot images on her blog, appropriately titled Live Alive. See the images after the jump!
SPINNS is a cutting-edge Japanese brand with a huge following among Harajuku girls and guys. With a flagship store located in Tokyo’s most fashion conscious neighborhood, their cheap and colorful apperal is routinely featured in magazines such as FRUiTS, Zipper, and KERA. Now, SPINNS has announced a new line of 16 collaboration goods revolving around fan-favorite anime, manga, and light novel sensation The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya. Lot of pics and details after the jump...