Tanabata is a summer festival marking the annual meeting of lover deities Orihime and Hikoboshi. It's set for the seventh day of the seventh lunar month and celebrated with traditions tying strips of paper to bamboo, which are often set afloat on a river or burned after the festival. And, the tradition decorating Akihabara JR station with Monogatari messages continued this year.
Ready for donuts. Ready for 3D. But, not quite ready for the big screen. Even if there's still now news on the status of Shaft' project to "Koyomi Vamp" from Nisio Isin's third Monogatari, the Good Smile Company figure of Kizumonogatari's Kiss-Shot Acerola-Orion Heart-Under-Blade is now available for pre-order. Get a look after the jump.
The amusement has been both resounding and bitter as a visual makes the rounds across Japanese anime blogs listing that the long awaited Kizumonogatari anime movie has been given a February 30, 2016 release date. Hey, that's the leap year, right?!
Appearing at the Madoka Magica Rebellion US premiere at Hollywood's Egyptian Theater, SHAFT's representative director Kubota Mitsutoshi commented on some of the anime studio's plans for Kizumonogatari and Kagerou Project. See what he had to say after the jump.
Mora, a Japanese online music and video store integrated into Sony's SonicStage software and operated by Label Gate, a joint venture of 17 Japanese record companies including Sony Music Entertainment Japan, is now listing that the delayed Kizumonogatari anime movie is scheduled for this fall. More after the jump.
Fans of the supernatural world of NisiOisiN's light novels have a promising 2012 to look forward to. Bakemonogatari has a Kizumonogatari prequel movie coming, and Nisemonogatari, following Bakemonogatari's "Fire Sisters" Tsukihi and Karen Araragi, will premiere January 7th. Check out the latest Nisemonogatari trailers after the jump!
Anime studio SHAFT has revealed more of their plans to adapt the supernatural world of NisiOisiN's light novels. Bakemonogatari sequel Nisemonogatari will be getting a TV anime this winter and prequel anime movie Kizumonogatari has a new trailer. More after the jump.