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Suzumiya Haruhi 2009   16   Haruhi

So not only was Haruhi once again looped on Endless Eight, it even had a loop inside the episode. The shot you see above with Haruhi getting up to leave was repeated four times as Kyon tried to figure out what to do to stop her. The very end of the episode then wasted another 30 seconds on a ticking clock (with the camera turning with the second hand) which stopped right before midnight. Next week could be the final Endless Eight episode though, so maybe this’ll finally be over.

I did laugh though at this comment I saw on AnimeSuki’s forums: “It takes less time for Goku to summon a spirit bomb than it takes for this arc to end. ” :D

July 16, 2009 at 2:01 pm
64 comments »
  • July 16, 2009 at 2:03 pmMaka

    Yuki FTW!!! FTP!

  • July 16, 2009 at 2:04 pmmooshy_pika

    This arc didn’t end this week? I thought next week was gonna be a re-airing of Adventures of Asahina Mikuru ep 00 followed by 3 old episodes from season 1?

  • July 16, 2009 at 2:05 pmdszx

    Remember when Haruhi was good?

    Me neither

  • July 16, 2009 at 2:06 pmKYOANITROLLS

    TROLLS TROLLING VIEWERS

  • July 16, 2009 at 2:11 pmCrimson7

    I’m losing hope but I still watch it anyway. My guess is that at the earliest the 8th loop will be the last but the loop will probably last until the end of August. That leaves a 6 episode arc to finish things up If I were to believe that Haruhi 2009 is made up of 28 episodes.

  • July 16, 2009 at 2:12 pmOverMaster

    “It takes less time for Goku to summon a spirit bomb than it takes for this arc to end. ”
    Now that’s an understatement. It takes Namek less time to explode than it takes for this arc to end.

  • July 16, 2009 at 2:15 pmHiwatari

    Seeing as how the last 4? episodes have been nearly the same, I expect to see high quality episodes after this Endless batch.

  • July 16, 2009 at 2:16 pmZenzen

    Well i stopped carying weeks ago anyway, there are much better series this season anyway, so GG kyoani with the trollage.

  • July 16, 2009 at 2:23 pmwhatever

    wow, they really really try hard trolling around.:D.man…lucky there are a lot of other descent animes around this summer so that I can still take this as something to watch when I am eating snacks lol.

  • July 16, 2009 at 2:23 pmFullMetalQAF

    Bring It On Endless Eight, I still have faith in Haruhi, I can’t believe so many hardcore fans are giving up because of a minor set back, well I remember the Haruhi that made me laugh and made me want to go along for the ride with it’s characters, and that is what is going to keep me going through this series, because I know the wait will be worth it, despite all the unnecessary hype, Haruhi is in fact a GOOD series and I will see it to the end!

  • July 16, 2009 at 2:26 pmOverMaster

    “I can’t believe so many hardcore fans are giving up because of a minor set back,”
    Dude, it stopped being minor two repeats ago.
    “well I remember the Haruhi that made me laugh and made me want to go along for the ride with it’s characters”
    Me too. Sadly, she was sacrificed on the altar of KyoAni’s trolling.

  • July 16, 2009 at 2:32 pmSavofenno

    I can`t do nothing but laugh and cry as mad to this development. But i can`t stop watching either. Does Kadokawa/KyoAni want to make people crazy?

  • July 16, 2009 at 2:33 pmTg

    Yes haruhi was a good series. Too bad they never made a 2nd season.

  • July 16, 2009 at 2:35 pmMeery

    This episode was the best so far, IMO. It felt a whole lot faster, and we got Itsuki wearing speedos, Kyon crossing his legs very elegantly, and some clock ticking pr0n at the end. Plus, Haruhi literally going round round was great.

  • July 16, 2009 at 2:37 pmShinigamiJr.

    I find this interesting and annoying at the same time. It was cool at first but it should of ended at the 3rd~4th episode. A large part of me is laughing, another part of me is like “yeah, i get it already!!”, and the rest of me is wondering how many times Yuki has went on a killing spree, jumped off a building knowing time will just reset, or punched Kyon in the face for not stopping Haruhi. But here is #5 going on #6. While I am still laughing that they are doing this, I am ready for this joke to be over………

    eh… what the heck give me one more laugh.

  • July 16, 2009 at 3:02 pmSon Gohan

    Yo dawgs we heard you like loops so we put a loop in your loop so you can rage while you rage.

  • July 16, 2009 at 3:02 pmSergio

    When they release it on DVD, if it’s as so often 2 episodes per DVD, who the hell is gonna buy 3 or 4 DVDs with the same stuff? I don’t know to what extent they depend on DVD sales, but they’re blowing it

  • July 16, 2009 at 3:13 pmHara_Kiri

    Whoa, people are still watching that show?
    looks like KyoAni is stuck in an infinite loop of stupidity…

  • July 16, 2009 at 3:20 pmCrimson7

    When the loop finally? ends we will gain a better appreciation for Yuki. We’re already going crazy now but look at her. She’s “only” bored…

  • July 16, 2009 at 3:22 pmmoritheil

    You know it’s bad when your show is on the DBZ time scale. That stuff is geological.

  • July 16, 2009 at 3:24 pmSteven Den Beste

    Where’s Asakura when we need her most? SHE would have done something about it by now!

  • July 16, 2009 at 3:25 pmProto

    –When they release it on DVD, if it’s as so often 2 episodes per DVD, who the hell is gonna buy 3 or 4 DVDs with the same stuff? I don’t know to what extent they depend on DVD sales, but they’re blowing it

    I don’t what HK version you are buying from, but normally you can expect 3-4 episodes per DVD.

    –Me too. Sadly, she was sacrificed on the altar of KyoAni’s trolling.

    Well, let’s be serious here. It’s fine calling it trolling among the fandom, but from a corporative POV they intention must be another altogether. Now, apply some anime knowledge, turn the chessboard and think it over :p

  • July 16, 2009 at 3:31 pmbrianleung8912

    Like I said in the blog entries for last few episode… Still have faith >:)

    @FullMetalQAF
    Im with you :) (Y)

  • July 16, 2009 at 3:44 pmAwesome.

    Everyone who is raging on this arc really need to take a breather and go outside.

  • July 16, 2009 at 3:45 pmyanipheonu

    LOL “THE PLANET WILL EXPLODE IN 20 MINUTES!”
    *4 episodes later*
    “THE PLANET WILL EXPLODE IN 15 MINUTES!”

  • July 16, 2009 at 3:48 pmRickyMack

    maybe the intention is to get us to understand where yuki is coming from. Show Spoiler ▼

  • July 16, 2009 at 3:53 pmMaedhros

    lol, Proto is the sickest KioAni fanboy I ever seen… D:

  • July 16, 2009 at 4:13 pmanonymous

    @RickyMack Show Spoiler ▼

  • July 16, 2009 at 4:14 pmGod~Knows~

    lol spirit bomb XD
    Its so true though…..

  • July 16, 2009 at 4:27 pmactarus

    @Sergio
    when kadokawa will release DVDs of this show maybe we can tell them: no thanks, “deja vù”
    :D

  • July 16, 2009 at 4:40 pmMegas

    I feel like making Haruhi vanish too after six rounds of this BS. Yuki have to get back at her some kind of way for making her go through the same 14 MFing days over 15,000 times.

  • July 16, 2009 at 4:44 pmApple

    can someone tell me how many episodes this has

  • July 16, 2009 at 4:44 pmRay Stanz

    Well another repitition… I wonder why I wait a weak to see almost exactly the same episode again. At least this helps me to improve my japanese a little since I’m too lazy to watch the same episode over and over again ^^

  • July 16, 2009 at 4:44 pmDarma Shoten

    It’s like the movie “Groundhog’s Day” only instead of Bill Murray we have Kyon. I was hoping they would have made an episode where they each off themselves in increasingly hilarious ways, only to wake up and repeat the cycle over again.

    Also, i think Goku’s Spirit bomb attack charge up and endless eight actually take up the same amount of episodes which is six.

    ironic isn’t it?

  • July 16, 2009 at 5:04 pmKaioshin Sama

    For a 14 episodes season like this (theoretically it was announced to be that long if you take 28 and subtract 14 from the old series) you’re probably looking more at 7 DVD’s with 2 episodes on each OR they could do 8 DVD’s and have 1 episode on the first disc with a collector’s box incentive (magic words Limited Edition for extra consumer frenzy), and 2 on the rest with a bonus DVD exclusive for the last DVD which would be an episode 15.

    Keep in mind that they converted it into 7 DVD’s in Japan for the first season as well.

  • July 16, 2009 at 5:27 pmcycier

    KYOANI can kill themselves at this point for all I care .

    With all the good un-animated arcs & after 3 years wait we get this???????????????

    Endless eight is a very bad joke that they’ve been repeating for 6 straight weeks. Forget they’ll animate the vanishing at all.

    The only thing I want from them at this point is a new Full Metal Panic series.

    screw Haruhi.

  • July 16, 2009 at 5:40 pmGrant

    I’m not sure if my reaction should be “Those bastards! They’re making yet another episode of this!” or “Finally! The next episode ends it!”.

  • July 16, 2009 at 5:50 pmkenken

    FullMetalQAF’s right
    sorry for doubting you haruhi-sama
    but im really hoping for this arc to end
    those repeating will be fine for me IF… my memory is getting reseted aswell as the arc continues

  • July 16, 2009 at 5:55 pmpenguintruth

    Duhr huhr, DBZ jokes, how original. Some of you should write for Abridged. Oh wait, they’re talented.

    Not that I’m defending KyoAni’s scuttling of their only good program, but at least try to insult it with some originality.

  • July 16, 2009 at 5:59 pmblah

    well, atleast we know it’ll be over soon.
    finally the bitching will stop. :/

  • July 16, 2009 at 5:59 pmmb

    I don’t even watch at this point; I just wait for someone to bite them bullet for me and report on the status of the show. You could read one of the novels in the time it would take to watch this waste of production assets start to finish. Truly they have found a way to thrive on the hate of their viewers.

  • July 16, 2009 at 6:27 pmAnime Junkie

    http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/4088/12477624243592486826.jpg

    Is that Azu-nyan in the latest Endless Eight?

  • July 16, 2009 at 6:37 pmLQY

    Jamie: When in doubts, C4!

  • July 16, 2009 at 6:43 pmKaisos

    I laugh at all of you who expect it to end next week.

    Watch it not do so.

    =D

  • July 16, 2009 at 6:48 pmDarma Shoten

    I think both endless 8 and the complaints ABOUT endless 8 are getting old. If you guys want to bitch about, bitch on Blogsuki.

  • July 16, 2009 at 7:22 pmOverMaster

    “Not that I’m defending KyoAni’s scuttling of their only good program, but at least try to insult it with some originality”.
    We’ll insult with originality when we are given some original to insult, thankyouverymuch.

  • July 16, 2009 at 7:26 pmExia

    Their is no such thing as haruhi s2.

  • July 16, 2009 at 8:28 pmFuck Yeah

    This is fucking genius!

  • July 16, 2009 at 10:09 pmPutang

    god I feel like I should just tell everyone what happens!!!

    Show Spoiler ▼

    haha no just kidding… here’s what really happens…

    Show Spoiler ▼

    THATS IT…

    oh also don’t read the next 1 as it’s just me ranting about- (DO IT)

    Show Spoiler ▼

  • July 16, 2009 at 11:07 pmEld

    it takes less time for me to get a job than finishing this arc

  • July 16, 2009 at 11:59 pmRickyMack

    @ anon

    Show Spoiler ▼

  • July 17, 2009 at 12:43 amLeon

    “It takes less time for Goku to summon a spirit bomb than it takes for this arc to end. ”

    lol, i remember that pain when i was a kid

  • July 17, 2009 at 1:43 amDarkdam

    The Death Star was put together faster than it takes this arc to end

  • July 17, 2009 at 2:56 amsomeone you met outside

    SHOOP DA LOOP!

  • July 17, 2009 at 3:50 amUji

    Kyoto Animation is just trying to make us understand the character’s feelings better Show Spoiler ▼

  • July 17, 2009 at 12:24 pmKinny Riddle

    At least one good thing about these loops is that most of these “impatient ones” who said they were dropping this last week didn’t come back, hence rather than the indignant rage and incessant flaming of last week, I see most of the “faithful” posters (including myself) here quietly resigned to the fact that this will go on forever, and gladly willing to continue suffer for it, either for Yuki’s sake or they’re pure masochists. XD

    I’m not so sure this will end next episode yet, Omni.

    Kyo-Ani can be extremely anal when it comes to adapting stuff to fit the “author’s vision”, to the point of driving audiences crazy to illustrate that. So from such a modus operandum, I see two ways Kyo-Ani could end this:

    1. Be the ultimate troll and keep doing this till the real world September.

    2. End this with 8 parts, thus suitably matching the title “Endless EIGHT”.

    I find option 2 to be more likely in terms of “literary perfectionism” on these guys’ parts, if that is true, we may only need to endure 3 more episodes of looping hell with Yuki. But how many of us here will continue to remain faithful and not drop this?

    Of course, them being the ultimate trolls, they might just proof me pathetically wrong and pick option 1 instead. LOL

  • July 17, 2009 at 7:53 pmKobukson

    This episode seemed to be better animation style, imho, than the last bunch, but I made sure to skip through the parts that bore me to death.

    @ Kinny Riddle & the other “true” believers

    There’s a difference between faith & gullibility.

  • July 18, 2009 at 12:40 amlialiakicks

    *hit head on the wall repeatedly*

  • July 18, 2009 at 2:42 amX

    Man, Yuki must be getting pissed off at Haruhi for having her go through so much, plus I never thought she had a good relationship with Haruhi. I mean I hardly seen them talk, and if so, its always Haruhi initiating the conversation. Unlike Kyon, Yuki seems to follow him even if it means disobeying or getting Haruhi pissed. Show Spoiler ▼

  • July 18, 2009 at 5:50 amFuck Yeah

    1. Be the ultimate troll and keep doing this till the real world September.

    LOL, that would be fucking shameless.

  • July 18, 2009 at 1:16 pmCherry

    It also takes less time for a Sailor Moon change sequence to finish up than this arc.

  • July 18, 2009 at 11:43 pm8

    I was half-watching another episode of Endless Eight. I was half-heartedly cheering for this arc to end. And somehow I got the feeling that Kyon would be hearing from Haruhi soon.

    The phone rings.

    - Kyon-kun, DENWA!

  • July 19, 2009 at 11:15 amJK

    “1. Be the ultimate troll and keep doing this till the real world September.
    2. End this with 8 parts, thus suitably matching the title “Endless EIGHT”.”

    Even better, suddenly switch arcs on the 6th episode and finish the 7th and 8th episode (but with much more changes and realizations from Kyon) on the last week of August and the first week of September, respectively

  • July 22, 2009 at 4:49 amKakashi_Cusade

    It’s been x episodes since i last commented on Haruhi…
    and it seems that everybody is getting pissed off at a rerun…

    @Cherry – of course it does… it needs to be terse…

    and this:
    Show Spoiler ▼

    @X
    Show Spoiler ▼