US Licensing companies have screwed up another great anime
No I'm not going to rant about how Bleach and Naruto were screwed up by shitty voice acting. I'm talking about The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya.
For once in a very great while they got voice actors that match the character and are close to the original voice actors. This by all means is a HUGE achievement since i went purely sub. BUT what completely ruins this achievement is that they released the episodes out of order!! :-k Yes, you read that right. Changing the order of the episodes or the script(story) are considered deplorable acts. We all remember the Card Captor Sakura/Cardcapters debacle a decade ago. It seems to me that us companies still don't have any respect for the original creators or the fans. Especially with the attitude "we bought the rights we can do what ever we want to it" Here is the order in which the US released it.
jap release - 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
us release - 2 3 5 10 13 14 4 7 6 8 1 12 11 9
The original anime was air out of order on purpose for those that are confused.
This arrangement aloud them to have better character development and a run ing gag in the preview where Kyon and Haruhi bicker about episode order.