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Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu (2009)

Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu (2009)

Alternative Titles

English: The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (2009)
Japanese: 涼宮ハルヒの憂鬱


Type: TV
Episodes: 14
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 22, 2009 to Sep 11, 2009
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


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The new episodes of the "2nd season" of Haruhi Suzumiya aired in chronological order along with the re-airing of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya 2006 in what is called according to Kyoto Animation: The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya 2009.

This season contains arcs that occurred chronologically in the first season and more. For complete episode information, see the More Info tab.

Related Anime

Adaptation: Suzumiya Haruhi Series
Prequel: Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu
Sequel: Suzumiya Haruhi no Shoushitsu
Spin-off: Nagato Yuki-chan no Shoushitsu

Characters & Voice Actors

Suzumiya, Haruhi
Suzumiya, Haruhi
Hirano, Aya
Hirano, Aya
Sugita, Tomokazu
Sugita, Tomokazu
Nagato, Yuki
Nagato, Yuki
Chihara, Minori
Chihara, Minori
Asahina, Mikuru
Asahina, Mikuru
Gotou, Yuuko
Gotou, Yuuko


Hatta, Hideaki
Hatta, Hideaki
Producer, Production Manager
Ishihara, Tatsuya
Ishihara, Tatsuya
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Screenplay
Tsuruoka, Yota
Tsuruoka, Yota
Sound Director
Takao, Noriko
Takao, Noriko
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation

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Episodes  1 / 14
Aired  May 22, 2009 to Sep 11, 2009
Status  Finished Airing

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Dec 3, 2011 2:18 AM
Endless Eight Arc - Enough Said?

The entirety of the season can be summed up almost in much the same way as the first season, so i am going to focus my attention on the Endless Eight arc of this season. This arc seems to be the part most mentioned in reviews and in most cases negatively so. It is also the most prominent memory we have of the season when you mention the 2nd season.

Eight episodes of the same events, over, and over again. Everyone can agree that this was not a cheap measure to save money. since the animation, clothing, and scene of every read more
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Sep 9, 2013 5:41 PM
How terrifying is it to know that tomorrow, you won't remember today? Or that you don't actually have a tomorrow... because tomorrow is last week. And that this week is last week as much as it is next week. It's enough to make modern Western philosophy implode. Didn't T.S. Eliot have a poem or four about this?

This is one of the issues that comes up in Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu (2009). Assuming you didn't just throw a remote at the TV/mouse at the monitor in frustration and said "To hell with this shit."

Retrospect is quite a thing, especially when fans are left to compare read more
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Sep 15, 2009 2:35 AM
There have been a lot of negative reviews on this site, which I can agree with to an extent. However, most of them focus entirely on the Endless Eight arc, while disregarding the rest entirely.

I can't say I disagree that the Endless Eight arc sucked; Having to sit through so many episodes of what was, for the most part, the same thing was somewhat annoying. The first time it happened, I had to check to make sure I didn't accidentally rewatch an episode. The changes are subtle enough to miss if you don't watch the episodes back to back.

However, I do like the fact that read more
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May 8, 2010 2:20 PM
After three years (of what seemed to be a long time of waiting) the second season of Suzumiya finally came out. What we weren't expecting was a troll from Kyoto Animations. But hey the message boards were extremely fun to go on when this show premiered.

What made this Suzumiya season so "special" was that there was no announcement about it. One day I was surfing the web and people were screaming all over the message boards. "OMG NEW SUZUMIYA." I laughed and quickly scrolled down, until someone told me it was actually true. I was like, "WTF KYOTO ANIMATIONS WHAT." And behold a new season read more
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Opening Theme

"Super Driver" by Aya Hirano

Ending Theme

"Tomare! (止マレ!)" by Aya Hirano, Yuko Goto, Minori Chihara

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