Alongside its attractive front cover, speculative information released regarding Haganai’s upcoming eighth light novel volume, to become available June 25th, implies that the series may conclude with that book.
As have a few others, this volume features the science girl on the exterior. The rumored synopsis says the Neighbor’s Club gets through a disappointing culture festival, thereby returning to their usual daily lack of a routine afterward – where true to its own standard, the story gets deeper once the gags are set aside, and lastly, a turning point is had with each of the series’ female characters, where the series then subsequently achieves closure.
It’s worth noting however, that could simply be a spin on wording – the Neighbor’s Club is ecstatic enough to have quite a vast arsenal of misleading nonsense to its name. Secondly, this information isn’t beyond gossip, thus it could be incorrect – Haganai’s light novel is progressing smoothly, and while a sudden ending isn’t impossible, it would be just that. Abrupt. Yet then again however, the story does eventually have to reach the finale at some point – and the series has recently been approaching a mood reminiscent to those final episodes of the anime.
The plot is becoming more centralized, and the seriousness is amplified whenever it does show up – science girl has gotten quite a string of hits, and it might in fact be a plus to end the series before anything becomes too incomprehensible for its own good.
If only the Neighbor’s Club knew how many individuals eagerly await their every move – perhaps they’d then be more considerate, a harsh wait for the 25th it is indeed.