Tanabata is a summer festival marking the annual meeting of lover deities Orihime and Hikoboshi. If you remember your "Kimi no Shiranai Monogatari," you probably have a sense for why it's significant to Monogatari. See how they celebrated after the jump.
The Animate character goods shop in Okayama, Japan has posted a display for the three anime movie trilogy adaptation of Nisio Isin's Kizumonogatari prequel novels. It advertised the July 27th Blu-ray/DVD release of part I, "Tekketsu-hen" and confirmed that summer's part II, "Nekketsu-hen" is specifically scheduled for August 19th. Get a look after the jump.
On May 26th, Vertical released an audiobook edition of KIZUMONOGATARI: Wound Tale, following their December 15, 2015 release of print and eBook editions. If you've ever wondered what an audiobook light novel is like, this week, they posted an extended, free-preview of Keith Silverstein, Eric Kimerer, and Cristina Vee's reading of NISIOISIN's Monogatari prequel. Check it out after the jump.
Aniplex is really getting into the whole vinyl craze. After offering a record of βiοs＜MK＋nZk Version>／Ω GUILTY CROWN ORIGINAL TRACKS in March, they're going analog again for a Kizumonogatari Part 1: Tekketsu Background Music Collection, feauring Satoru Kousaki's score on a double-sized 12 inch record, with illustrated jacket. More after the jump.
Being previewed at the Nagoya MadoGatari exhibit and Ufotable Cinema, the Aniplex+ goods division is presenting the Chara Forme chibi figures of Kizumonogatari Part 1: Tekketsu's Kiss-shot Acerola-orion Heart-under-blade and Fate/Grand Order's Shielder / Mashu/Matthew (both appear in official material) Kyrielite. Get a look after the jump.
Nekketsu-hen, the second part of the three anime movie trilogy adaptation of Nisio Isin's Kizumonogatari prequel novels opens this summer, and to reflect this, the project site has been updated to showcase its visual and commercial. Get a look after the jump.
The Japanese Blu-ray/DVD release of "Tekketsu-hen," the first part of the three-part anime film adaptation of Nisio Isin's Kizumonogatari novel, has been scheduled for July 27th, and a new commercial is getting the hype kindled up nice and early. You could say that Araragi couldn't contain his excitement. Get a look after the jump.