Followers of the Haruhi Suzumiya sequence have been each stunned and intrigued by the announcement of a brand new mild novel after 9 years, The Instinct of Haruhi Suzumiya. Anime retailer Avid gamers in Akihabara – the place you possibly can preorder the ebook – had the easiest way to advertise the discharge, in essentially the most Akiba method potential.
Be aware that that is proper subsequent to Akihabara Station, one of many busiest stations in Japan!
— ら い と (@raito_chinayaku) August 31, 2020
Avid gamers in Akihabara has an extended historical past with the Haruhi Suzumiya franchise. The shop opened in 2008 and was constructed on the again of the recognition of the franchise, serving to to advertise the sequence because it went into its 2009 rebroadcast, and even appeared in Kyoto Animation's Fortunate Star TV anime on a visit to the world. It's no shock that the crew danced the 'Hare Hare Yukai' all the way in which to pre-orders.
On Tanabata this 12 months, the identical Avid gamers retailer even held a mini-exhibition on the episode Bamboo Leaf Rhapsody from the 2009 rebroadcast. I do know for a indisputable fact that a minimum of just a few needs got here true (together with one in all mine!)
For a throwback, this was Akihabara in 2007 doing the identical dance:
That was 13 years in the past! Haruhiism by no means dies!
The Instinct of Haruhi Suzumiya is scheduled to be launched worldwide on November 25, with Yen Press releasing an English model digitally on the day and a bodily model at a later date.
Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll Information. He additionally runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff referred to as TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts pictures of his travels on Instagram.