Sound! Euphonium Our Promise booklet roundtable translation

This is a newly translated roundtable from the booklet included with the Japanese home video release of Sound! Euphonium ~Our Promise: A Brand New Day~. It features the four main Kyoto Animation staff talking about production on the film without spoiling the film itself. Enjoy!

Director: Tatsuya Ishihara
Character Designer/Chief Animation Director: Shoko Ikeda
Chief Unit Director: Naoko Yamada
Chief Animation Director: Futoshi Nishiya

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A Surprising Untold Story

In 2011, as a bonus for those who purchased the bundle of both The Surprise of Haruhi Suzumiya novels, Kadokawa’s Sneaker Bunko created a 64 pg booklet entitled The Untold Story of Haruhi Suzumiya. While I’ve taken down the short that was included, Rainy Day, and the illustrations published in the booklet, I felt that the feature with the same name as the booklet would be worthy of being spread around without fear of it being “leeched” like the short or the novels would be. I originally published this in pdf and Word formats as I was experimenting how to distribute at the time. Now, you get to read it in this very post. Without futher adu, here is The Untold Story of Haruhi Suzumiya:

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Planned spoiler post for The Surprise of Haruhi Suzumiya

Edit: Since a lot of people are looking, my good friend Yumeka has assembled a post containing all the spoilers thus far. It’s quite the interesting twist and I greatly like where it’s going.

As some of you may know one of my hobbies is searching for news about anything to do with the Haruhi Suzumiya franchise regardless of language or location. As such I often find news items before others do and tend to post them. Sometimes they’re at the AnimeSuki forums, and sometimes it’s little enough that my Twitter account is best. I’m going to try something new for the release of the tenth/eleventh novel set. Here’s going to be place #2 for my spoilers. Incidentally, if you’re not familiar with the other novels it’s best to look away as the story continues from the ninth novel in this set. There’s also a special short story that takes place in Kyon’s middle school days. Having said that, the rest of the post is classified information.

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