The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya


In short – I am dropping this series. It's still not funny. And the plot makes very little sense. (more…)

Those of you who visit anime forums or blogs or just have friends obsessed with anime are probably well aware that The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya is the smashing, all conquering hit of the new season. Hence, being the ever dutiful workaholic that I am, I set about forming my own opinion about this series. How? By watching a bit of it, of course and also trying not to get into “it’s hyped so I will bash it” or “it’s hyped by people whose opinions and tastes I value so I am going to rave about it” mode. It was difficult, mind you. Anyway, after many trials and tribulations my humble persona managed to watch the first two episodes. The verdict? Read and find out (or just read the whole title of this article). (more…)