Kadokawa Shoten has confirmed that the limited edition for the 10th volume of the Haruhi series of light novels, the Surprise of Suzumiya Haruhi, will be bundled together with a special short story that features Kyon’s days in middle school.
The 10th volume, which will ship on the 25th of May, will be the first light novel to be released after an extremely long hiatus from author Nagaru Tanigawa. The special short story will feature a 64-colour page booklet, featuring the illustrations of novel artist Noizi Ito, Gaku Tsugano of the Haruhi manga and Puyo from Haruhi-chan.
The Surprise of Suzumiya Haruhi is around 600-pages long, making it first volume to be released as 2-part separated booklets. Worldwide release is set for the novel, but will not be released on the exact same date as the Japanese release.