Newtype’s Shocking Haruhi Announcement Unveiled!


Newtype’s announcement that “something is going to happen” with regard to otaku exploitation anime Haruhi has been finally made public, taking the form of no less than four shocking announcements.

The announcements run along these lines:

1. The seiyuu for Haruhi, Nagato and Mikuru are recording some exclusive interview for distribution only to Newtype’s loyal rubes!

2. Endless Eight will be shown again on Newtype’s site for a whole day at the end of August! Relive the joy!

3. Fans will finally get to test their knowledge of Endless Eight in the “Endless Eight Cult Quiz”! How many questions will you be able to answer?

4. New information on Haruhi goods for you to obediently buy up is forthcoming!

Incidentally, they chose today to take their server down for (scheduled) maintenance; you can see the announcement in situ below:


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    Comment by Tornadium
    08:12 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Has nothing to do with the actual Issue coming out as far as i can see?

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:38 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    just lovely XD, i can`t belive it, the directors must be part of an anty-otaku organization XD

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:04 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Newtype is trollin' again lol

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:03 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    brb getting my sniper and a ticket to japan

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:42 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyhadddd enuf.... FUCK THIS!

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    Comment by Tate
    09:53 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)


    Comment by HawkIntel
    07:10 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Maybe we should send Agnes Chan after Kodakawa.. that'll freak them out..

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    Comment by Techeese
    06:09 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    KyoAni has become a real sadist

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:15 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Those who abandoned the franchise after this endless eight fiasco, was never true fan of the series.

    However, I still believe there still some big fanbase for this series despite their theatrical act of endless eight.

    This act could probably be a publicity stunt for otaku and fans of the series to remember for years to come.

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    Comment by Aero
    05:53 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    This is SO dammed hilarious! I can't come up with a better thought about it, but I love these guys, just for their sheer guts.
    Good thing I'm not that into Haruhi anymore, or I'd sure flip out or something ¦3
    As for the fanboys (not part of this cult of theirs) out there, too bad.

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:00 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Fuck the announcement, oshiri no sashimono pwnz.

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:47 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I've never watched Haruhi, but I've heard alot about Endless Eight.

    What IS it, exactly?

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:51 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    The most genius ploy in marketing history. If you think you knew how to make a buck before, rethink everything....

    And it's also a stupid title that someone thought was catchy and clever. It's either endless or it's a definite eight, my old math book just got a beef with Haruhi fans....

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:54 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Yes, but what IS it? Are they episodes? What're the episodes entailing?

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    Comment by 13k
    09:25 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Lurk moar! It is never enough.

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:45 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Thanks for the answer.

    Comment by Anonymous
    04:22 19/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Ahh, I see!

    Thanks, that sounds fucked up.

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:01 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Time had got stuck in a loop, so they remade the same episode 8 times, but slightly different each time through. Also the 8 of Endless 8 is a visual pun on the symbol for infinity.

    Comment by TOTEONE
    16:10 19/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Hey you guys half willing to sacrifice yourself should pool your money together for an assassin or letter bomb or whatever.

    Break a few legs or destroy a few sinuses or give tinnitus to Kadokawa and Kyoani.

    Comment by Arcane Azmadi
    23:26 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Well, this is obviously some kind of joke. It's not even vaguely funny of course, but I've often found some aspects of Japanese humour to be quite impenetrable to the western mind. Because no-one gives a flying fuck about Endless Eight except to vilify it and only the most retarded troll in existance could fail to realize that by now.

    Comment by OverMaster
    03:49 19/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    You know, they seem to truly think acting Haruhi-like on the fanbase is really funny. They should take a hint from their own Konata Izumi ('That kind of thing is charming in fiction, but just annoying in real life...').

    If they were producing Zero no Tsukaima instead, would they whack the fans with a lash and call them dogs?

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:39 19/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Yes. Yes they would.

    Comment by flood
    14:22 02/11/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    "Relive the joy!" <--- LMFAO

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    Comment by Ben
    05:36 28/12/2010 # ! Neutral (0)


    Comment by Anonymous
    05:40 18/10/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Seriously though... will someone sacrifice themselves?

    I want to see detached Kadokawa and KyoAni limbs.

    Send Beatrice after them.

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    Comment by Anonymous
    22:36 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    ha ha ha ha in your faces harufags!

    Comment by Battler
    14:44 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    This Endless Troll is caused by the Endless Witch Beatrice.

    Haruhi is the real Beatrice. No. Kadokawa and Kyoani combined are Beatrice!

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    Comment by Exitium
    17:00 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Their...kidding right? ....right?

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    Comment by naru-chan
    05:06 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    *thumbs up* picture itadakimasu!

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:43 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    They're trying to play it off as a joke, but I'm not amused.

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:45 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)


    Comment by Riiku
    02:42 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Shocking indeed. I am shocked over some people's sheer genius.

    Comment by Doctor
    02:40 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    As much as I want new Haruhi (and nothing to do with Endless Eight), I can't lie. This is actually quite entertaining. The show has already went down in history for it's story and characters, but all the stunts they're pulling is going to make it something no otaku will ever forget.

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    Comment by Kamanashi
    14:59 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Yeah, I will use it as torture for my children one day when they too become the Otaku of the future. If they talk back to me, I will make them watch all 8 episode in a row before they can do anything else. The first episode will be something they enjoy until they figure out that I am pulling a KyoAni.

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:34 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    kadokawa just likes to fuck with what's left of their fanbase, that's all.

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:39 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    There's actually some left?

    Comment by dood
    02:42 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    "4. New information on Haruhi goods for you to obediently buy up is forthcoming!".

    They know some have sticked around.

    Comment by NogamI_Aoi
    02:47 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Almost had me until I realized this has nothing to do with Newtype 10'2009 issue and is related to Newtype Anime web channel.

    Incomplete truth is the best troll, good job.

    Comment by NogamI_Aoi
    03:03 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Oh, and apparently what will be shown on Newtype Anime Channel is a RECAP of Endless Eight.
    Well, that's awesome, seriously.
    Good that it's not any of actual episodes. :D

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    Comment by Artefact

    Devotion has reduced you to idiocy I see:


    Nothing about a recap so far. "Special screening."

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:26 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Translate it. Specially the "of course it's Endless Eight" crap.

    Comment by NogamI_Aoi
    03:30 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Oh. Yeah, right, my bad, misread a couple of kanji.

    My first post stand, though.

    Comment by Yuuhi
    02:50 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    They can NOT be serious!

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:06 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Wow those clever trolls.

    So basically they want otaku to REWATCH that horrid arc for an on-site trivia quiz? Is there any prize in that for answering? Or are they just twirling villain mustaches?

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    Comment by Unellmay
    04:09 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Maybe if we win the quiz we get new episode?......

    A man can dream can't he?

    Comment by WondrousWizard
    06:41 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    No, if you can answer all the questions correctly, they send you via mail, a bottle full of cyanide or a bottle full of painkiller.

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    Comment by Kamanashi
    15:04 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    You are both wrong, instead, you get another version of Endless Eight that plays exactly 15,532 times and keeps you from closing the browser or turning your computer off. Loss of power doesn't stop it since it is what Haruhi truly wants.

    Comment by Saito
    03:07 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Seriously... do they ever listen to the fans? They are digging themselves a deep deep grave... -_-

    Comment by MeidoNiac
    03:28 18/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    No doubt, Kadokawa, KyoAni and WWE made an alliance..

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