So the comical might be the weird too, or it could be a clue. ( Log Out /  I’m onto you. It was when Haruhi said of their 10th grade summer, “once it’s gone, it’s gone for good!”  Oh no you don’t, Miss Suzumiya! The Endless Eight (17 Squares) Whether working, studying or gaming, experience a sense of wonder as infinite as this design. Endless Eight was an arc in The Rampage of Haruhi Suzumiya, the fifth book in the light novel series, where Haruhi wished for an endless summer. ; A lighthearted drama about the odd friendship Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Outer Limits Let’s look at this on its merits and see what we actually have here. ( Log Out /  Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. That’s a lot to pack into one episode, and there’s a lovely moment at the end of it all with the five friends in a train. The Endless Eight storyline, which took up the first THIRD of the fifth novel in the series, is about the main cast finding out that they have been re-living the last two weeks of the summer holiday again and again endlessly, because Haruhi simply did not want the summer vacation to end. Oh. No, really, it’s summer break for a bunch of high schoolers and the leader of the SOS Brigade decides what everyone will do. Summary Short summary describing this episode. A promise, a tragedy, and the choice that brought end to it all. The Endless Eight would greater explain why Nagato does what she does in The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya. But it's fun to spot the differences between all 8 episodes and you get a feeling for what Nagato goes through. The Endless Eight is meant to put the viewers in Nagato’s shoes. Onto the next part! And the most that we get, for the attentive viewer, is another example of Haruhi somehow hearing Kyon’s thoughts. The Endless Eight is meant to put the viewers in Nagato’s shoes. Note that she also wears a 69 t-shirt, which is a not-so innocent way to indicate infinity. Where has that cat come from by the way? Then later she says what may be the best line yet: “If we let them go now, they might return the favor someday!”  (I laughed but thought “in what way could a cicada return a favor? But before I talk about how my mind got there, I’ll talk about the episode. It’s not quite what we expect, so I suspect a lot of viewers will watch this impatiently, waiting for something to actually happen. ( Log Out /  Better than the other ending I must say. Without sugar-coating it, a slice-of-life anime is one where nothing much happens. They're finally giving fans the second season of Haruhi, but here's the kicker: you have to watch the same episode over and over! I wax nostalgic about that era of my life. Even Haruhi is asleep this time, Kyon is drooling again, and Nagato is of course reading a book. Before the Endless Eight, the audience sees her as simply a robot that can only do what she’s told. ( Log Out /  Good, now that that’s out of the way…): nothing happens in this episode. I really love Haruhi so the Endless Eight is kind of just an added quirk of the series, though I’ll admit when I’m doing a quick reawatch of this series I do just watch the first and last of the arc but normally I watch the lot. There were a … ( Log Out /  A small Malaysian indie production group that creates various contents on the internet! The Endless Eight rarely changes anything. Differences in script between each episode will be emphasised by Roman numerals. You’ve been warned.). Unfortunately, every time the loop resets, nearly everyone in the club loses their memory of it. I know it! The point of Endless Eight was to provide a reason for Nagato to do what she did in Disappearance , being the only one to remember the over 15000 iterations. They come home exhausted, after working incredibly hard for long hours and being packed in on trains like sardines, and the last thing many of them want is some heart-racing drama. If you’re on a rewatch, however, try to watch the entire thing and see if you pull through. When he says “how come I always get stuck with the check?” this is clearly just narration. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. The junkyard presents two articles about the Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya episode Endless Eight I. This is episode one, and it’s not fair to stand in judgement over this one with preconceptions of what’s to come. Haruhi has a whole list of things they must do during the next two weeks of summer. It proves beyond the shadow of a doubt that there are a million ways to shoot a specific scene, with eight different angles at the very least for each location. Due to the pure ridiculousness of this idea, the Haruhi name has been driven into infamy. Well, what there is to talk about…. Edit. I mean, yeah, the episode has a new and ever more bizarre opening than before, but hey, what’s so strange about that? Essentially, if you told an animation team to make an episode, erased their memories when they’re done, and repeat this several more times, you have the Endless Eight. It’s meant to make them experience what Nagato has to put up with. ?”)  But the thing is, this show is weird and we’ve seen a giant cricket and a scarab beetle make an appearance… maybe the cicada will return the favor? Paul Roeber xD. But when episode 1 ended without anything happening, I thought about it. Nagato had to live through the entirety of the Endless Eight while performing her one job as an observer. She realizes that Kyon has a natural attraction to Haruhi and, normally wouldn’t mind. Change ). What was the point? Switch it up by installing it either vertically or horizontally. When Haruhi is considering cicadas, she says “I wonder if anyone ever tried eating a cicada”, and then goes on to ponder how it would taste as tempura, to Kyon’s horror. I must know if I’m right…   ML, Read next in the Junkyard… Endless Eight II, It’s best to entertain yourself after this point by spotting the small (or large) differences in each of the endless eight episodes. Or is there something more going on here? But when all of the summer fun was done, I was left with the feeling that nothing happened. endless-eight:. History Talk (0) Comments Share. That’s cool. Support This Game "Would you rather spend your time here, living each day a little bit differently but ultimately the same? I want to look at why the Endless Eight exists in the first place, what it means to the Haruhi series and what it adds. The Endless Eight is a series of episodes in the second season of the show The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiyza. The Boredom of Haruhi Suzumiya was the episode that came closest, but it hardly qualifies, what with the fate of the world resting on that baseball game. I rewatched the second season a couple of weeks ago and had a blast going through EE and picking up … The ultimate troll by Japanese company Kadokawa, after a series of bad marketing, delays and misinformation related to the second Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya season, which culminated in the "Nice Boat" incident earlier this year. I welcome suggestions and feedback and will consider interesting guest posts. Nazywamy się Marta i Błażej :) Tworzymy duet zarówno w fotografii, jak i w życiu. I have read a theory about this which I find compelling: the pace of life for many Japanese workers is ridiculous by our standards. Bundle Contents: 1x Nanoleaf Canvas Smarter Kit (9 Squares) 2x Nanoleaf Canvas 4pc Expansion Pack (8 Squares) A day at the pool, festivals, fireworks, bug catching, and so much more! Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Elfen Lied, Mike Basil I remember summers and boy howdy were they fun. It’s actually really lovely, but it comes as a bit of a surprise, because we haven’t actually had one of those before. Find GIFs with the latest and newest hashtags! It’s meant to make them experience what Nagato has to put up with. It’s assumed that you’ve watch both of them. Endless Eight is one of the greatest things to have ever graced anime. Daz Tonge, Read local history articles at: No, that’s not true – it was like my brain called out the line again. Haruhi has a whole list of things they must do during the next two weeks of summer. I want to start by mentioning the new opening, accompanied by another great Haruhi theme Super Driver. I wouldn’t say that. Or would you rather I break the spell?" Part time jobs at a supermarket, attracting customers by wearing “unbearably hot” costumes, except Haruhi of course. 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