Fan Fury as Endless Eight Continues…


The dwindling core of masochists calling themselves Haruhi fans are all but convinced that the Endless Eight arc will indeed run to eight episodes, as the latest episode is yet another variation on the Endless Eight recursion fans have come to dread, and even Yamakan found disgusting

Since nobody would put it past Kyoto Animation and Kadokawa at this stage to continue to eight and do who knows what else with the remainder of the series, the only question remaining is whether fans will continue to support the franchise by dutifully buying up the DVDs (the sales of which will be interesting to behold), or whether they will finally tire of being treated like the rubes they so evidently are and abandon it entirely…

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    Comment by Anonymous
    12:49 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    groundhog day the anime moe edition

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:18 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    That picture makes up for everything, I'm not mad at you Haruhime.

    Comment by my mom
    12:28 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    dude, why do they apologize for if they are gonna repeat the same thing? Those motherfuckers

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:48 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    That's right. Those MOTHERFUCKING FUCKERS.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:44 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    BEST THREAD EVER! CAN'T WAIT FOR NEXT WEEK FOR ANOTHER RAMPAGE! you know , this is much fun than watching that!

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    Comment by Icy-nee-san
    13:16 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Endless Eight will run forever X|

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    Comment by xSASxZaros
    02:45 26/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooo. D:

    Please. Nooo. D:


    Comment by Bozo
    12:05 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Heck if KyoAni really wants to fsck with the fans, they'll go to 9. Or if they remember Spinal Tap, maybe they go all the way to 11.

    In some ways this is like watching a classical play that's been performed thousands of times by different theater troops. After a certain number of repetitions you can say the lines along with the characters and the only real interest is if the actors somehow manage to reveal something new about the characters or the staging reveals new themes.

    MHS2 is too fuwa-fuwa to have enough depth to support this kind of examination.

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    Comment by Omochikaeri
    22:44 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    If KyoAni really want to fuck with the fans, they won't release the episode which resolves it, leaving that one for Season 3.

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:29 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    endless 8 would be worth watching if it was just 8 different perspectives of haruhi being fucked in the ass.

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:56 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Or how Kyon/Koizumi tag teams her up with all sorts of positions and money shots..

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    Comment by MaidNiac
    19:30 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    "Or how Kyon/KOIZUMI tag teams her up.."

    Lol Itsuki on a girl? That is more absurd than expecting Kasukabe Akira to draw a Loli-x-Shotatrap pic..

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:43 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)


    Comment by HM3
    10:34 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    LOL, that would be interesting!!!!

    Comment by Reflectia
    10:29 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    KyoAni can shove th DVDs of Haruhi S2 up their asses.

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    Comment by sanimej2
    10:43 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    They need a good supply of KY!

    Comment by OrangesJoel
    17:42 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I just thought of a potential upshot of them doing a full 8 episodes of this shite.

    There could end up being a whole DVD volume that's completely skippable.

    Take what solace you can get. Every cloud, etc.

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:36 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Lolworthy KyoAni is indeed lolworthy.

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:53 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    endless eight is the best arc ever.
    I have never seen so good/emo arc like this.
    I think i will re watch this arc 10x thx for the good work and sell many DVD's

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:54 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    cant tell if its sarcasm or kyoani propaganda. LOL

    Comment by Lowlife187
    11:19 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I've never felt more justified downloading an anime in my life, and neither should anyone here. When no one buys the DVDs they will know they did a very bad thing.

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:05 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Thanks for the spoiler warning, guys. Really appreciate it.

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:24 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Moar trolling?
    Death to KyoAni

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:48 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Ever since the first recursion where they realized they were in an infinite loop, after Kyon asked Yuki for how many times they've gone through the loop, and she gave an absurd number, my response has always been, "Wait. Kyon, ask her how many times you've asked her that question."

    Of course, with each passing episode, the same response has become somewhat more pronounced. The most recent I recall being more like, "KYON, DAMN YOU, ASK HER HOW MANY TIMES YOU'VE ASKED THAT BLASTED QUESTION!!!"

    *ahem* So many words. So little time.

    Comment by 16bit
    04:48 31/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I just wondered why the hell Kyon didn't ask Yuki to TELL THE REST ABOUT THE LOOPING EVERYTIME IT STARTS OVER, then they'd have more time to figure out the solution, yo D:

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:04 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Endless Eight...?
    More like Endless Wait -for something to actually happen.

    Comment by Metalbunny
    12:00 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)


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    Comment by Raso
    10:42 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    not going to watch this series anymore just stickin with the books :/

    Comment by NPC
    08:51 25/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Gotta hand it to them, they're sticking to their guns and going all the way with it.

    Look at the bright side, they're not going through all 15,000+ times.

    At least I hope not...

    Comment by Anony
    01:14 25/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Somehow....i wake up this morning knowing another Haruhi episode will be the same like few weeks before.

    Somehow when i turn on my pc and look over the net i want to cheer for the losing otaku.

    I didnt even have time to respond on the board but other poster already fill it and went off.

    Somehow..all the comment are pretty similar to what i've seen before...but where and when?

    What is this feeling? Did i suddenly able to predict the feature? No, its more like 'Dejavu'.

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    Comment by Anonymous
    02:19 25/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    What the fuck were they trying to accomplish by doing this shit.

    Comment by Photoshark
    10:12 25/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    this is Haruhi.....

    Comment by Schrobby
    03:49 27/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I have a wierd thought. Maybe they screw with the fans for a reason...

    They can use the rest of the airing slots for new eps instead of a rerun and drop all of endless 8 but the first and last one for the DVD/BR release.

    It would be a hell of a publicity stunt.

    Comment by Storm Wing Ultra Zero Overlord of the Cosmos
    02:55 28/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    This endless eight shit is pissing me off, but it does not deter from the first season for me. I still like the original series and this endless eight shit isn't going to change that.

    I don't understand why I read that you either accept and love ALL of the episodes or you reject it all and hate them all. Only a sith deals in absolutes. hur hur.

    Oh, and I created a name that gives me more of an authority for what I'm typing.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:21 12/09/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Holy shit she is fucking hot. I wish she was real so i could fucking the fucking shit out of her. LOL.

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:00 19/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Haruhi is awesome.
    The executive meddling is what sucks.

    Comment by SenseiSyaoranLi
    23:34 25/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    no way, do no want more endless eight ;_;

    Comment by cwDeici
    02:11 26/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    And somehow Yuki sails above it all with the little sister, and the bedraggled Kyon reflects our feelings.

    Where's the Law Ninja when you need them?

    Curse you Thief, for forgetting to feed them.

    Comment by cwDeici
    02:21 26/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Then again, they do force us to listen to Yuki's 'there's something different' at thend of each ep.

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:34 26/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    The way they have done Endless Eight is a novel idea and probably sounded good on paper, but they could have executed the idea a bit better. They could have limited the number of episodes they did it in, especially if there is a limit on the episodes, and there is so much other stuff to cover, (if it was a longer running series, it wouldn't be so bad). Or at least put a bit more variation in, as Nagato describes, there were variations, events being omitted, variations on part time work.

    However, I am not getting really angry like many fans mentioned in other articles here and on the internet in general. I find it kind of funny when I realize it's going to be effectively the same episode again, and keep wandering, will this be the last one? I watch till the end just to see if they finally figure it out! Plus, it's not the end of the world if something your a fan of doesn't quite meet expectations.

    Sorry for the long rant!

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:31 25/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Interesting that we "masochists" are supposed to abandon haruhi but evidently not the trollesque Kyoto Animation (respektively their future work) -no word about that.

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:24 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Kyon didn't do his homework 15,524 times... Fuck. But really, we should all just go read the novels to tide our anger over. ~.~

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:27 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    They are not lazy or cutting costs. Those animators and seiyuus must be killing themselves animating and voicing the same thing over and over.

    Do you skip the OP/EDs of anime? Maybe it's like watching the OP or ED many times...

    DVD sales... I think they don't plan on selling any. They just have too much money to burn.

    Oh hey another thought: it will fit on one blu-ray!

    Yes however bad it is, it will be remembered in anime history.

    Comment by maki0129
    16:28 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I love how people keep blaming KyoAni, when the real culprit is Kyon, who f**king insists on not doing his homework.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:09 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    The whole point of repeating the same episode is so viewers will begin to feel the same desperation the characters do.

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:04 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I felt it after 3 episodes. 3 is well enough.
    And if they were smart they'd notice and realize this is cutting into so much time that could be spent on new episodes and new content......

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:37 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    The whole point of repeating this episodes, is so the lazy ass producers can get 8 episodes with the minimum effort.

    That, and making fanboys mad.

    Seriously though, there is not artistic purpose behind endless 8, just a bunch of people who clearly have no clue as to what the hell they're doing. Do not attempt to justify it with lazy excuses like that. It's like justifying rape by saying you were trying to teach the woman about sex...

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:48 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    You could get that by the 2nd iteration.. Are you brain damaged or something?

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:49 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Was meant for the anon above you..

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:44 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Congrats on being a blind follower.

    See, there's one glaringly obvious problem in that master plan. There is no desperation for us, because we can just turn it off, and not watch it until it is resolved. Why should I bother putting myself through seeing the same episode in SUGOI KAWAII new clothing every week?

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:51 24/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    You could get that by the 2nd episode of the arc.. Are you brain damaged or something?

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