Recently the Mainichi News reported the following:
After an interval of four years, the first edition of the latest issue " The Shock of Ryoumiya Haruhi" would be on sale on May 25, and reservation for the book had been started.
The release date of the limited edition of the latest issue of the popular light novel series the "Ryoumiya Haruhi" by Tanigawanagaru-san, "The Shock of Ryoumiya Haruhi", was decided to be Wednesday May 25. This first limited edition had a special feature in that an all-color small booklet would be attached to the first and second volume.
Counting from June, 2007, "The Shock of Ryoumiya Haruhi" had gone through a "sales delay" of four years, and it was finally put on the market. Added to the first and second volume would be an all-color specially made 64-page booklet which would be bundled to this two-volume limited first edition. Lower illustration drawing by Itounoiji-san was scheduled to be included. The price would be 1,260 yen (including tax).
The release of the first limited edition of this popular novel would be a good news to many of the novel fans.