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14 September 2015 @ 04:26 pm
The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, 2 Recs, Haruhi Suzumiya/Kyon  
Fandom: The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
Pairing: Haruhi Suzumiya/Kyon
Title: The Uncertainties Within
Author: Maelynne Naveen
Link: https://www.fanfiction.net/s/4272347/1/The_Uncertainties_Within
Rating/Warning(s): PG-13
Word Count/WIP?: 4324 words, complete
Recced on LiveJournal By: blithers

Why This Must Be Read: Haruhi drags Kyon along to investigate rumors of a ghost in a cave, and making out ensues. I love this story for the details it nails - Kyon’s muttering sarcastic first person POV, which mirrors the light novels (right down to how you’re never really sure what he’s saying out loud and what he’s merely thinking) to Kyon and Haruhi’s argumentative voices, even when trying kissing for the first time. It’s light-hearted and fun, and feels like canon, in exactly the way you want.

Fandom: The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
Pairing: Haruhi Suzumiya/Kyon
Title: we have all the time in the world (to get it right)
Author: zauberer_sirin
Link: http://archiveofourown.org/works/132804
Rating/Warning(s): PG-13
Word Count/WIP?: 3813 words, complete
Recced on LiveJournal By: blithers

Why This Must Be Read: Kyon and Haruhi are sort-of dating, and sort-of really into each other, definitely making out, and totally in denial about the entire thing. This story is both sweet and sharp, and gets a lot out of an established but reluctant Kyon and Haruhi relationship, where both of them want more than they can really admit - and the fate of the world rests, as you might expect, on one girl enjoying a simple Valentine's Day date with her boyfriend.
 
 
 
Alice Ayreseevilalice on September 15th, 2015 01:30 am (UTC)
This anime is on my to-watch list; now I know there's some good fic for it!
blithersblithers on September 15th, 2015 02:45 pm (UTC)
OOoooh, Haruhi is one of my favorite animes of all time - I'm excited for you to watch it! And there is some fantastic fic out there (I've recced a couple other Haruhi/Kyon fics under the tag here at het reccers as well), but, for me at least, it's tough to find stories that really get the tone of the anime, which makes me love the stories I do find that work for the show that much more.

You'll have to let me know how it goes - I think Haruhi can be one of those animes that's easy for people to loooooovelovelove or it maybe just doesn't click with them - so I'm interested to hear what you think!

Edited at 2015-09-15 02:46 pm (UTC)
Alice Ayres: Dogs: Badou excited/dorkyeevilalice on September 15th, 2015 06:06 pm (UTC)
I'll check it out after I'm done enjoying Skip Beat!