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Someday in the Rain
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Japanese title Samudei in za Rein
(サムデイ イン ザ レイン)
Season 1
Season One
Broadcast No.
Season Two
Broadcast No.
Air date May 28, 2006
Episode Guide
(Season One)

Remote Island Syndrome Part 2
(Season One)

The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Part 4
(Season Two)

The Day of Sagittarius
(Season Two)

The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya

"Someday in the Rain" is an episode of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya anime. Though originally broadcast as episode 9 of season 1, it is the last episode of the series in the in-universe chronology, and so functions as the season 2 finale.

"Someday in the Rain" was not based on any story from the light novels, making it the only original episode of the anime. It also stands out as the only episode which is not from Kyon's perspective.

Key Events

  • Haruhi decides the SOS Brigade needs a heater during the winter. The store they advertised in the Adventures of Mikuru film has promised them one, and she sends Kyon to retrieve it.
  • Haruhi takes more pictures of Mikuru Asahina.
  • Kyon discovers the store had agreed to give them the heater in return for an advertising spot in their next film, which Haruhi promised.
  • Kyon returns and falls asleep.
  • Kyon awakes to realize that Haruhi had been waiting for him to leave. He also discovers two cardigans on him used as blankets, implied to have been left by Haruhi and Yuki.
  • Kyon and Haruhi walk home together under an umbrella as Kyon discovers a playful side of Haruhi Suzumiya.


With winter setting in, Haruhi orders Kyon to pick up a heater. With him gone, she takes pictures of Mikuru in various costumes for the movie's DVD cover, Itsuki helps, and Yuki is left alone to read. When Kyon returns, he finds only Yuki in the club room and falls asleep waiting for the others. He is woken by Haruhi (the only other student who hasn't gone home) putting her cardigan on him to keep him warm. Haruhi is mortified at being caught, but Kyon is curious as to who the second cardigan belongs to. Haruhi is in a good mood as she and Kyon share an umbrella on the walk home through the rain.



  • This episode was broadcast as episode 9 of Season 1, and as episode 28 of Season 2.
  • This episode was written by Nagaru Tanigawa, the original author of the light novels. It was the only episode to have been written by Tanigawa. The script written was published in the August 2006 edition of The Sneaker.
  • Haruhi's phone is a Sony Ericsson Premini-II Silver.
  • Kyon and Itsuki are playing Dragon All Stars.
  • Yuki Nagato does not speak in this episode, despite getting a lot of screen-time. Her Japanese and English voice actors were not listed in the ending credits.
  • Students wearing the Kouyouen uniform appear in this episode (on the train).
  • This is the same title as episode 10 in The Disappearance of Yuki Nagato.


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