Anime: The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi (涼宮ハルヒの憂鬱)

The story follows the narrator and protagonist Kyon, a cynical and incredulous student entering high school, who is dragged along by the title character, his classmate Suzumiya Haruhi
She is an eccentric girl seeking supernatural phenomena and figures such as aliens, time travelers and espers. She establishes, with his reluctant help, a club to investigate mysterious events, the SOS Brigade, and recruits three additional members: the laconic bibliophile Nagato Yuki, the shy and timid Asahina Mikuru, and the friendly transfer student Koizumi Itsuki.

These members soon reveal themselves to Kyon as the extraordinary characters Haruhi, who is unaware of her own destructive reality warping power, is seeking. The three additional members have been sent by their various organizations to observe Haruhi and prevent these powers from being unleashed, leaving to Kyon the task of maintaining for Haruhi the illusion of a normal life.

The anime adaptation of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (涼宮ハルヒの憂鬱Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu), produced by the Japanese animation studio Kyoto Animation and directed by Tatsuya Ishihara, contained 14 episodes which aired in Japan between April 2 and July 2, 2006.
A re-broadcast of the first series began in April 2009. Following a comment by Teletama one of the broadcasting stations, that the 2009 broadcast would be 28 episodes long, there was speculation that the re-broadcast would be followed by the second season, though this was not confirmed by Kadokawa at the time.
Enjoy an awesome AMV of this anime that I found on Youtube!


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