Aniplex USA to Release ‘Kizumonogatari Part 1: Tekketsu’ in U.S. Theaters in February

Aniplex USA recently announced that it will be releasing the film Kizumonogatari Part 1: Tekketsu in North American theaters beginning February 26, 2016. The title translates as Wound Story Part 1: Iron Blood. The official U.S. website for the film, currently featuring two English-subtitled trailers of the film, can be found at www.Kizumonogatari-USA.com. Participating theaters will be announced i...

Vertical Acquires Three New Titles

Vertical announced three new releases at the recent KatsuCon, including a light novel release and two manga releases. First up is an omnibus edition of the Seraph of the End light novels. The first omnibus is planned to be released in December 2015. So far, seven volumes have been released of the manga version since 2012, with three volumes currently published in English by Viz Media and the fourt...

‘Koimonogatari’ Blu-ray Set Coming to the US in February

Koimonogatari: Hitage End, the fifth arc in the Monogatari series’ second season, will be coming to Blu-ray in North America on February 24, 2015 thanks to Aniplex of America. It will feature episodes 1-6 in Japanese with English subtitles. On-disc extras will include the textless opening animations, both the solo and duet version, the textless ending animation and the PV and commercial coll...

Hanamonogatari to Air in 2014

Continuing this  torrent of recent Monogatari Series news, it has been confirmed  that Hanamonogatari will air at some point in 2014. The series, produced by SHAFT and written by NisiOisin, has had 4 anime adaptations to date with a movie in the works for fall. Hanamonogatari (Literally “Flower Story”)  follows a series of events that arise from a rumour surrounding a devil that is sol...

Bakemonogatari Part 1 Blu-ray Review

Bakemonogatari Part 1 Blu-ray Studio: SHAFT Publisher: Hanabee Format: Blu-ray (reviewed), DVD Release Date: July 31, 2013 Price: $49.99 – Available Here Overview Bakemonogatari, a title that can be translated as “Ghost Story” is a fairly recent hit in the anime industry. The light novels written by popular author NisiOisin have spawned continued adaptations such as Nisemonogatar...

Owarimonogatari Gets Fall Release

NisiOisin‘s latest novel in the Monogatari series, the long awaited Owarimonogatari, is set to be released this fall according to the NisiOisin Anime Project’s Twitter account. This news comes just days after  the supposed release date slip-up by Sony regarding the Kizumonogatari movie, also set to release this fall. Fans that can’t wait to dive into  the latest novel will be gla...

Possible Fall Release for Kizumonogatari

It was briefly revealed on Sony’s online media store Mora this Tuesday that the Kizumonogatari movie will be released in Japanese theatres this fall. Since its brief announcement Mora has taken down the listing, but one feels that this was probably to cover their mistake rather than because the date was wrong. Kizumonogatari is being produced by Aniplex who are owned by Sony Music Entertainment so...

Every one of Nisio Oison’s Monogatari novels to be given anime adaptation

Fans of the Monogatari series better hold onto their seats because it seems like there will be an anime adaptation of every single one of Niso Oison’s Monogatari novels. This means that although we’ve already seen the release of the Bakemonogatari anime and Nisemonogatari anime with the Kizumonogatari prequel film on the way, there will be plenty more coming. This news was discovered i...

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