『The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya』Series
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Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Pref.

『The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya』Series

Back in the 2000s, there was a fad of ”lightweight novel animations”, and this was one of its leading works. The original novel’s author, Nagaru Tanigawa, was born in Nishinomiya, Hyogo Prefecture, and this is a science fiction story of a school of another world situated in Nishinomiya and its vicinity. A character named “Kyon” entered a high school there, and accidentally came to talk to an extraordinary, one-of-a-kind person in the school, Haruhi Suzumiya. Haruhi insisted that Kyon should join her “Haruhi Suzumiya’s Team To Make the World Way More Exciting”, commonly known as “Team SOS”. The team consisted of members from outer space, those from the future, those with psychic abilities, and other extraordinary beings. Thus, Kyon entered the extraordinary world of Haruhi.

©2006Nagaru Tanigawa・Noizi Ito/a member of SOS
©2007,2008,2009Nagaru Tanigawa・Noizi Ito/a member of SOS
©2009 Nagaru Tanigawa・Noizi Ito/a member of SOS

Sightseeing Spot in This Area

In the city called Nishinomiya, Hyogo Prefecture, there are many places featured in this anime. For instance, many fans of the anime call the clock tower "Haruhi Clock." The slope in front of Nishinomiya-kita Prefectural High School lets you enjoy the whole cityscape. It is one of the finest landscapes among the destinations of Anime Treks. In addition to the sites of Treks, Nishinomiya has many tourist spots, such as the Koshien Hall of Mukogawa Women's University (formerly Koshien Hotel), which was designed by Arata Endo, a cherished student of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Japanese Anime 88-Spots Certification Plates & Memorial Stamp

【LOCATION】
〈Café Dream〉
【ADDRESS】
Takeda Building,1-12-12,Kofuen,Nishonomiya-shi, Hyogo, 662-0832, Japan

Memorial Stamp

【LOCATION】
Nishinomiya branch of NOMURA SECURITIES CO.,LTD.
【ADDRESS】
1-3-8,Kofuen,Nishonomiya-shi, Hyogo, 662-0832, Japan

Certificate Plaque