REGULAR VERSUS LIMITED EDITION?

The Regular Edition DVDs contain the exact same episode order as released in Japan on the R2 DVDs. Table A lists which episode is contained on which volume DVD.

Due to pre-existing contractual obligations, the regular edition MUST contain the R2 DVD ordering of episodes. This was set in stone,  there were no exceptions.

After deeply intense negotiations to try and please the existing fan-base, we are able to release a Special Bonus DVD in the TV Broadcast order as an extra. We are deeply grateful to the wonderful people at Kadokawa Pictures for their hard work and allowing this special feature for North American audience.

Both DVDs will use the improved Japanese DVD masters (anamorphic widescreen) where the dedicated people at Kyoto Animation went back and re-rendered/animated scenes into higher quality compared to the original TV broadcast.

For the Special Bonus DVD, we are taking the Japanese DVD masters, arranging them in TV Broadcast order, and putting in the next episode previews in TV Broadcast order. This creates a DVD master version of the TV Broadcast ordering that does not exist anywhere else in the world. Table B lists this order.

Limited Edition Vol 2-4 will contain both the regular edition DVD and the bonus DVD (2 DVDs), as well as other extras.

Regular Edition DVD will have English Dolby 5.1 Surround and the original Japanese audio with English subtitles, and a lot of extras (we shall list them on a separate page). Limited Edition bonus DVD will have the original Japanese audio with English subtitles all re-arranged to fit the TV Broadcast episode order.

All DVDs are being authored at SpeeDVD.

Thank you for your great enthusiasm and support for this series, and please continue to post your comments and questions.


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Table A: Regular Edition Episode List

Haruhi Kyon Title DVD #
11 01 The Adventures of Mikuru Asahina Episode 00 1
01 02 The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Part 1 1
02 03 The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Part 2 1
03 05 The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Part 3 1
04 10 The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Part 4 2
05 13 The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Part 5 2
06 14 The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Part 6 2
07 04 The Boredom of Haruhi Suzumiya 2
08 07 Mysterique Sign 3
09 06 Remote Island Syndrome Part 1 3
10 08 Remote Island Syndrome Part 2 3
12 12 Live Alive 4
13 11 The Day of Sagittarius 4
14 09 Someday in the Rain 4

Table B: Limited Edition Bonus DVD Episode List (TV Broadcast Order)
Haruhi Kyon Title DVD #
11 01 The Adventures of Mikuru Asahina Episode 00 2
01 02 The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Part 1 2
02 03 The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Part 2 2
07 04 The Boredom of Haruhi Suzumiya 2
03 05 The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Part 3 2
09 06 Remote Island Syndrome Part 1 3
08 07 Mysterique Sign
3
10 08 Remote Island Syndrome Part 2
3
14 09 Someday in the Rain 3
04 10 The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Part 4 3
13 11 The Day of Sagittarius 4
12 12 Live Alive 4
05 13 The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Part 5 4
06 14 The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Part 6 4

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