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    Tuesday September 3, 2013
  • "Monogatari" Series Fan Book Spotlights Hanekawa Tsubasa

    A fashion magazine made exclusively for her!

    Hanekawa Tsubasa finally takes the spotlight as the muse of the upcoming anime fan book Monogatari Series Heroine Book vol. 1 Hanekawa Tsubasa. It's in the form of a fashion magazine for Tsubasa, who doesn't even have a casual outfit other than her school uniform. A Japanese model and Bakemonogatari fan Hirako Risa also cosplays as Tsubasa for the book as well. More after the jump!

  • Tuesday August 20, 2013
  • VIDEO: "Bakemonogatari" Pachinko Promo

    Print and video ads hype Pachinko-gatari

    While it seems like a fair amount of anime based pachinko machines are made to cash in on nostalgia, Sammy isn't waiting for Nisio Isin's modern horror series to age too much to introduce their Pachinko-gatari machines. Print and video ads are offering a look at their Bakemonogatari machine. See the noisy gambling to be had after the jump.

  • Monday July 1, 2013
  • "Bakemonogatari" Premium Item Box Art Previewed

    Preorder for novella, posters and Nendoroid close today

    Monogatari's busy year continues in November with the Bakemonogatari Premium Item Box, a collection of goodies that includes Ishin Nishio's novella "Hitagi Figure," a Nendoroid Senjyogahara Hitagi produced by Good Smile Company and clearfiles and tin badges with illustrations by VOFAN, Watanabe Akio, and Ueda Hajime. With reservations closing today, @nisioisin_anime has posted a preview of the illustrations. Get a look after the jump.

  • Wednesday June 5, 2013
  • Poll Ranks Top 10 Anime Couples

    Over 5,000 voted in Japanese poll

    Whether they admit it or not, everybody has one: a couple they they want to see live happily ever after. Sometimes their mutual dysfunctions make them work perfectly together; sometimes they just kick too much ass as a duo. Anime fans in Japan got together and voted for their favorite couple - check out the results after the jump. 

  • Sunday June 2, 2013
  • Fan Builds Replica of Koyomi Araragi’s Banana Bed

    Replica cost 30,000 yen to build

    It’s like a race car bed but better; a Japanese Monogatari fan built himself a replica of Koyomi’s chair/bed banana thing. Check out the pictures after the jump.

  • Tuesday March 12, 2013
  • Happy Birthday, Saitou Chiwa!!

    Chiwa voices Homura, Hitagi and more

    March 12th is voice actress Saito Chiwa's birthday! While she does not turn 17 years old like others, her skill in voice acting is widely appreciated! Her roles include Akemi Homura of Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Senjogahara Hitagi of Bakemonogatari. Click to see who else Chiwa voices!

  • Monday January 7, 2013
  • "Monogatari 2nd Season" Plans Outlined

    Akiyuki Shinbo returns for six month anime series

    A spread in the new February issue of Japanese anime magazine Newtype has outlined Shaft's plans for the Monogatari 2nd Season anime adaptation of Nisio Isin's fantasy light novel series. The follow up to Bakemonogatari, Nisemonogatari will run a half year starting in July with Madoka Magica's Akiyuki Shinbo back at the helm, Fuyashi Tou back helping with the scripts, and the cast returning. More after the jump.

  • Monday December 31, 2012
  • VIDEO: "Monogatari" Second Season Teaser

    Plenty more "Bakemonogatari" follow-ups planned for 2013

    2013 is slated to be a big year for the anime adaptations of Nisio Isin's *monogatari fantasy light novel series, with plans to follow-up the Bakemonogatari, Nisemonogatari, and now Nekomonogatari (Black) anime with coverage of six more monogatari's. Check out the teaser after the jump.

  • Thursday December 27, 2012
  • Latest "Nekomonogatari (Black)" Preview Shots

    Latest anime adaptation of Nisio Isin's supernatural series airs December 31st

    Nekomonogatari (Black) finds Koyomi Araragi run over by a car, dealing with vampires and contending with possessed class rep Tsubasa Hanekawa over the Golden Week holidays. This latest anime adaptation of Nisio Isin's (BakemonogatariNisemonogatari) supernatural series airs December 31st before March and April Blu-ray releases. See the latest preview shots after the jump.

  • Saturday December 15, 2012
  • VIDEO: Latest "Nekomonogatari (Black)" Promo

    Anime special airs December 31st

    Japanese anime fans are getting a nice New Year's treat with a special airing of the latest adaptation of Nisio Isin's *monogatari supernatural series. The TV presentation of SHAFT's Nekomongatari (Black) anime airs December 31st before March and April Blu-ray releases. The latest look is a bit brief, but as you'd expect from one of Shaft's adaptation, the aesthetic is quite nice. Get a look after the jump.

  • Friday December 7, 2012
  • VIDEO: "Nekomongatari (Black)" Anime Preview

    Special airs December 31st

    Prequel Kizumonogatari might be delayed, but we'll still be getting more anime adaptations of Nisio Isin's *monogatari supernatural series soon. A special TV presentation of SHAFT's Nekomongatari (Black) anime airs December 31st before March and April Blu-ray releases. Meanwhile, Newtype reports a that Zenmonogatari, the "second season," will likely begin next fall. More after the jump.

  • Sunday September 30, 2012
  • AnimeNews.biz Review: "Bakemonogatari" Episodes 1-2

    "After watching... I can clearly see why it's gained such an intense, fervent fanbase"

    Crunchyroll recently added Bakemonogatari to a growing library of older anime titles. Now, news partner AnimeNews.biz jumps in with a guest review of the first two episodes. See how this show, animated by SHAFT, holds up after the jump!