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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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 (Bakemonogatari, Nisemonogatari) supernatural series airs December 31st before March and April Blu-ray releases. See the latest preview shots after the jump.
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.
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.
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!
Kaiyodo has scheduled three tiny, but adorable sets of Capsule Q Fraulein figures for this winter. Bakemonogatari Vol.2 and Yotsuba to Shiro to Kuro no Doubutsu (Yotsuba and black and white animals) are slated for December, while Rebuild of Evangelion Heroine Anthology Part.1 hits in January. Get a look after the jump.
Aniplex of America has good news and very good news for Nisemonogatari fans. The SHAFT (Madoka Magica) adaptation of Nisio Isin's (Medaka Box) earlier supernatural story Bakemonogatari is headed to North American Blu-ray November 20th , 2012, and, ahead of that, the series will be streaming on Crunchyroll. Get the details after the jump.