‘Haruhi Suzumiya’ and those North Carolina teens

October 26th, 2010

The two items listed in the title to this post aren’t related to each other, but ehh, what the hey … it’s the most elegant way I could find to merge them without having to write two separate posts, heh.

First on our agenda today is the long-awaited release of a firm screening schedule for The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya, scheduled to open at the Kahala 8 Theaters on Friday. (It’s been long awaited for me, anyway … I’ve been clicking and re-clicking on the Consolidated Theaters and Fandango websites repeatedly for several weeks now, ever since the film re-emerged on the radar.)

We now know that that first day will feature four screenings, at 12:40, 3:50, 7 and 10:10 p.m. Saturday and Monday will feature the same schedule, while Sunday and Tuesday through Thursday eliminate the 10:10 p.m. show. As usual, it looks like anything beyond that will be determined on a week-by-week basis … but for something as niche as Haruhi, my standard suggestion of “the sooner you can see it, the better” applies. Advance tickets are now available on Fandango.

Meanwhile, a quick update on Mr. R. and his request for more manga for his library serving teens in North Carolina, detailed in our last post: Mission accomplished! All four projects have been funded … and judging by the looks of who donated to those projects, all of his manga-related projects were funded either by readers of this blog or your tag-team in fandom who actually writes this blog.

Great job, everyone! But let’s not forget that there are still many worthy projects from teachers left to be funded nationwide; go to DonorsChoose.org and help fund one, won’t you?

5 Responses to “‘Haruhi Suzumiya’ and those North Carolina teens”

  1. AniMatsuri:

    There was a free preview yesterday at 7pm but, I had to be at work. :(

  2. Jason S. Yadao:

    @AniMatsuri: Sigh, same here. Ahh well, guess there’s always the regular run …

  3. Diane:

    Did you see it? Did you see it? I got to go to the free preview! I was happy. Even though driving out to Kahala Mall did not make me happy. =-)

  4. AniMatsuri:

    Watched it this last Thursday. Great stuff! To bad they showed the subtitled version since this forced me to read the bottom of the screen more than watch what was going on. Driving out to Kahala Mall was a pain since I live on the Leewardside. I’d watch it multiple times if it wasn’t for that.

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