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Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya is a supernatural light novel series by Nagaru Tanigawa with several anime adaptations by Kyoto Animation.

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What does Kyon mean by a classified information that can't be said on TV in episode 13 (the 2nd day of Endless Eight)?

In episode 13 of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (the 2nd day of Endless Eight), about 15 minutes in, after listening to Mikuru's speech filled with "classified information", Kyon asks if the ...
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What meaning does the nickname “Kyon” has?

In the Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi, the main character's nickname is "Kyon" (キョン). From the novel, the origin of the name is explained: By the way, Kyon would be me. My aunt was the one who first ...
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Can this character be considered a slider? (Haruhi Suzumiya books 9&10 spoiler)

In "The Dissociation of Haruhi Suzumiya" and the following book, can the character Yasumi Watahashi be considered a slider? (I'm not naming her in the title because she's not in the anime). Since ...
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How does “The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan” relate to the Haruhi Suzumiya series?

MAL's page on The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan lists it as a spin-off for both The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya and The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (2009). How exactly does the new series ...
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Why is Haruhi Suzumiya considered shonen?

Why is Haruhi Suzumiya considered shonen ? There are some serious and hard to interpret dialogs in the series. Or is it considered a shonen with some seinen mixed anime ?
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Why is there a difference in number of episodes between anime and TV broadcast of Haruhi?

I am planning on re-watching The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, and all of a sudden I see that there are 28 episodes now when I was pretty sure the anime had ended at around 14 episodes (?). Is there ...
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Do we know Kyon's real name?

I was just re-watching the anime and it seems like Kyon is only a nickname. Are we ever told what his real name is? Maybe from the light novel? And how come Kyon has such a nickname? Does it have any ...
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What happens in the end of The Disappearance of Suzumiya Haruhi?

I was watching The Disappearance of Suzumiya Haruhi, and the scene when Asakura attack Kyon is rather confusing. So this is what happens: After Kyon has a mental struggle with himself, when he was ...
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What was the deal with Haruhi's Endless Eight?

In Haruhi second season, there was 8 episodes that have been the same. The series of "Endless Eight" episodes are literally doing the same things over and over again. But it's not really the same ...
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Where does episode 0 fall in the chronology?

I was watching The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, and the first episode that shows up for season 1 on Crunchyroll is episode 0. Because the show was played totally out of order, I couldn't figure out ...
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What is Haruhi's power?

I don't read the LN so I don't really know what she really is. She seems to have great power. She can make things happen just by thinking about it. She even create a parallel world. And she seems very ...
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Did Angel Beats copy Haruhi?

Both Angel Beats and The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya feature a strong female lead as well as a "brigade." In Angel Beats, there is the SSS Brigade, and in Haruhi there is the SOS Brigade. Since ...
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What is the significance of Koizumi noticing Kyon's mole?

What is the significance of Koizumi noticing Kyon's mole at the end of Lone Island Syndrome? I don't think there was this ever an explanation made in the anime... was there any context given in the ...
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Was Kyon in love with Haruhi?

It was not directly stated in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya that Haruhi has feelings for Kyon but it can be assumed that she had because of her attitude towards him (like trying to fix her hair in ...
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Why was The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya broadcast out of sequence?

When I watched The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya on DVD, the episodes were shown out of order. It was somewhat funny, since in the previews, Haruhi and Kyon argue about which episode number comes next,...