According to ICV2, Crunchyroll has acquired the streaming license of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
, its new series in 2009
, and Haruhi-chan & Churuya-san
. They will provide the first season on their pay service and will move on to the free-streaming. The second season will be available later this year.
Bandai Entertainment keeps the DVD license and they expect CR's streaming to be a promotion of the series.