Japan's Japan's Humax Cinema jumped the gun on news about the Shaft adaptation of Kizumonogatari. As the project site countdown ticked through the hours of its final day, the theater posted a listing for Kizumonogatari I - Blood and Iron Chapter tickets, going on sale October 9th ahead of a January 2016 opening. This was followed by the official announcements of plans.
The long awaited, recently hinted at Shaft adaptation of Kizumonogatari MIGHT finally be on its way. The project site has posted a countdown to this Sunday. And, because fans automaticaly check the page source, there's a message from Tsubasa Hanekawa saying "Nope! Nothing showing here today" (unless you count the extra "Kizumonogatari" hidden in the ASCII art). Get a look after the jump.
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?!