Aniplex of America Inc. announced at their industry panel at Anime Weekend Atlanta (Atlanta, GA) their plans to release -KIZUMONOGATARI- PART 1: TEKKETSU on Blu-ray starting this winter. The first part of the trilogy and prequel to the Monogatari franchise will be released on December 27 of this year. Pre-orders will begin on Monday.
The story of Koyomi Araragi and the iron-blooded, hot-blooded, cold-blooded vampire: Kiss-Shot Acerola-Orion Heart-Under-Blade continues its journey west with the middle of Shaft's theatrical anime adaptation, Kizumonogatari- Part 2: Nekketsu in 33 U.S. theaters on October 22. Meanwhile, in Japan, the feature is preparing for its sixth week in local theaters, and to get fans back in, character designer Akio Watanabe has illustrated the second in a series of original pieces for bonus postcards.
The story of Koyomi Araragi and the iron-blooded, hot-blooded, cold-blooded vampire: Kiss-Shot Acerola-Orion Heart-Under-Blade continues its journey west with the middle of Shaft's theatrical anime adaptation as Aniplex of America has confirmed their plans to release Kizumonogatari- Part 2: Nekketsu in 33 U.S. theaters starting on October 22. More after the jump.
Kizumonogatari Part II - Nekketsu-hen is out in Japan now and heads to America in October. It's the middle of the anime movie trilogy adaptation of Nisio Isin's Kizumonogatari prequel novel, where Koyomi Araragi will square off against vampire hunters Dramaturgy (CV Masahi Ebara - Naruto's Might Guy), Episode (CV Miyu Irino Mr. Osomatsu's Todomatsu) and Guillotine Cutter (CV Hochu Otsuka -Naruto's Jiraiya). Today, a new long version preview offered the latest look.
In Monogatari prequel Kizumonogatari, a school-boy loner named Koyomi Araragi is tasked with re-acquiring the stolen limbs of one-mighty Kiss-shot Acerola-orion Heart-under-blade the iron-blooded, hot-blooded, cold-blooded vampire. Part 2: Hot-Blooded (Nekketsu-hen) opened this weekend, and one of the people showing appreciation for the weakened Kiss-shot of the movie is Redjuice.
With Kizumonogatari Part II "Nekketsu-hen" opening in Japanese theaters tomorrow, an early look at promo material has revealed that Reiketsu-hen, the finale of the anime movie trilogy adapting Nisio Isin's prequel novel, is set to open in Japanese theaters on January 6, 2017. More after the jump.