The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
Haruhi holds the fate of the universe in her hands . . . lucky for you she doesn't know it!Meet Haruhi - a cute, determined girl, starting high school in a city where nothing exciting happens and absolutely no one understands her.Meet Kyon - the sarcastic guy who sits behind Haruhi in homeroom... show more
Haruhi holds the fate of the universe in her hands . . . lucky for you she doesn't know it!Meet Haruhi - a cute, determined girl, starting high school in a city where nothing exciting happens and absolutely no one understands her.Meet Kyon - the sarcastic guy who sits behind Haruhi in homeroom and the only boy Haruhi has ever opened up to. His fate is now tied to hers.Meet the S.O.S. Brigade - an after-school club organized by Haruhi with a mission to seek out the extraordinary. Oh, and their second mission? Keeping Haruhi happy . . . because even though she doesn't know it, Haruhi has the power to destroy the universe. Seriously.The phenomenon that took Japan by storm - with more than 4.5 million copies sold - is now available in the first-ever English edition.
Publish date: 2009 (data przybliżona)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction
, Asian Literature
, Sequential Art
, Japanese Literature
, Light Novel
It was a very bad idea to read The Melancholy in novel format. I am sure the manga version (and I guess the anime too) is far more engaging than the novel. Lost in translation. Either that, or Kyon, the guy who narrates the story, is one of the most irritating POV I've ever read. So let's say it...
The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya was funny, entertaing, thrilling, suspensesful, and a little bit thoughtful. For all those die-hard Sci-fi fans,this is your book. For you random people looking for something to read, read this.
(review originally posted on my livejournal account: http://intoyourlungs.livejournal.com/7382.html)All right, I know I've mentioned this before, but I'll say it again for people who don't know: I'm actually an avid anime watching/manga reader. I've been fascinated with anime since I began watching ...
Unfortunately, having seen the anime first, I feel that the first volume of the original light novels offers little additional insight to the characters and their situations as the anime was such a faithful adaptation. Many lines from the anime were apparently lifted directly out of the book. Also, ...