Kadokawa’s marketing genius continues with the confirmation that Haruhi fans will in fact be expected to buy four volumes of Endless Eight on DVD, though apologists point out that this does at least mean the discs and their content can be avoided completely.
All the DVDs for the “new episodes” have recently been put on Amazon, ending any further speculation about legitimate episodes being mixed together with Endless Eight or otherwise, although almost all sources involved in the sale of the DVDs discretely refrain from mentioning what episodes the discs contain.
Extras are comprised mainly of extra art. The various discs are up for pre-order now, should anyone be masochistic or obsessive enough to buy them. The bizarre numbering is explained in a previous article.
Needless to say, everyone is desperate to see the sales figures for these four volumes…