Home » Archive

Articles in the light novels Category

light novels »

[23 Feb 2013 | 36 Comments | ]
Surprise of Haruhi Suzumiya “Last in the Series” Error

Amazon has listed the North American release of the Surprise of Haruhi Suzumiya as part of their titles available in 2013, but made a little boo-boo in the pre-order page. The original description says that the novel is the last in the series, but most Haruhi fans would know that neither the author Nagaru Tanigawa or publisher Kadokawa Shoten has made any indications of this during the Japanese release of the novel.
The Haruhi Suzumiya Series comes to a close with this tenth and final adventure for Haruhi and the …

light novels, news »

[30 Jun 2011 | 13 Comments | ]
Tenth Haruhi Novel Achieves 1 Million Milestone

From Anime News Network:
The Japanese publisher Kadokawa Shoten ran an advertisement in Thursday’s edition of the Nihon Keizai Shimbun paper to say that The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya light novel has sold over one million copies. According to Kadokawa, Nagaru Tanigawa’s first Haruhi Suzumiya novel is the first light novel to reach this milestone. The advertisement does not specify if the number is for Japan only or worldwide.
The advertisement also notes that the overall Haruhi Suzumiya light novel series is read in 15 countries. The advertisement adds that the latest …

light novels, news »

[1 Jun 2011 | 31 Comments | ]
Haruhi Suzumiya Novel Ten Launch Event and News

As most have already known, the tenth novel of the Haruhi Suzumiya series was officially launched in Japan last week on May 25th. The new book is split into two volumes, and the initial release of the collector’s edition also came with a 64-page booklet containing a bonus story by Nagaru Tanigawa and art by Noizi Ito.

No English translations of the novels have been released so far, but we’re already seeing some scans of the new booklet, so hopefully some fan translations will be on the …

light novels, news »

[23 Apr 2011 | 14 Comments | ]
Haruhi 10th Novel to Set Record for Kadokawa Shoten

Kadokawa Shoten, the Japanese publisher of the Haruhi Suzumiya light novels has declared that the 10th novel in the series, The Surprise of Haruhi Suzumiya, will set a new record for them by having a first printing of 513,000 copies. The novel will ship out on May 25th in two volumes, so really Kadokawa will be distributing over 1 million copies of The Surprise of Haruhi Suzumiya in one day. A special short story booklet, “Rainy Day”, will also ship out with the special edition in the first …

light novels, news »

[7 Mar 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
New Kadokawa Commercials Promoting The Surprise of Haruhi Suzumiya

In order to promote the publication of the much anticipated 10th Haruhi Suzumiya novel, Kadokawa has released a bunch of commercials. The following are the Japanese commercials from their Youtube channel.

Thanks to Treading_bohemoth for the news tip. If you have Haruhi-related news or media to share, send it in through our Haruhi Tracker.

light novels »

[27 Feb 2011 | 18 Comments | ]
More Surprise for Novel 10: Bonus Kyon Short Story

The publisher of the Haruhi light novels, Kadokawa Shoten, has announced that a special booklet containing an original short story by Nagaru Tanigawa will come with the limited first edition of the Surprise of Haruhi Suzumiya light novel. The story is titled “Rainy Day” and is set during Kyon’s time in middle school. The booklet will also include 64 pages of colored artwork by Gaku Tsugano, Puyo and Noizi Ito.
The Surprise of Haruhi Suzumiya will ship out on May 25 to Japan, Taiwan, Korea and Hong Kong, and to other countries …