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.
Chiwa Saito's Hitagi Senjougahara, Nao Tōyama's Chitoge Kirisaki, Yui Horie's Tsubasa Hanekawa and Kana Hanazawa's Kosaki Onodera cross paths as a crisis at sister schools Naoetsu Private High School and Bonyari High School bring the four together in Nisekoimonogatari! Naoshi Komi and Nisio Isin team up to write the the Akiyuki Shinbo directed feature celebrating the 40th anniversary of Shaft (and April Fools' Day). More after the jump.
Anime attire/goods maker Cospa's Cospatio label has launched pre-orders for s series of Naoetsu Private High School cosplay items. Stationery supplies sold separately, but between now and the end of month winter jackets (29,160yen), summer jackets (24,840yen) and skirts (11,880yen) are on sale ahead of May release. Make with wrinkle-resistant polyester, special attention was paid to getting the colors exactly right. They also have pockets for hold straight razors and scissors.
At this weekend's KatsuCon, North American publisher Vertical Comics announced plans to publish an omnibus of Takuya Kagami and Yamato Yamamoto's Seraph of the End light novels, KizuMonogatari by NisiOisin and VOFAN, and soon to be anime adapted Ninja Slayer. More after the jump.
Coming out of this weekend's Katsucon, Aniplex of America has posted English trailers for Hanamonogatari, the adaptation of ninth book of NisiOisin's modern fantasy light novels with the story "Suruga Devil," and the final part of horror movie series the Garden of sinners. Get a look after the jump.
Character designer Akio Watanabe dresses Shinobu Oshino and Yotsugi Ononoki in their formal black gowns for the cover of the Blu-ray release of Tsukimonogatari's second half, now showcased on the Japanese Monogatari site. The "Yotsugi Doll" adaptation, kicking off Monogatari's "final season," will be released on February and March 4th with the volumes going for 7,000yen + tax Blu-ray and 6,000yen + tax DVD each.
For Otakon Vegas, announced plans to release Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie –Rebellion- on Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD/Soundtrack CD Combo Set, Standard Edition Blu-ray and Standard Edition DVD. The street date for all three SKUs will be April 7th with pre-orders launching today. Order are also launching for Monogatari's Koimonogatari. More after the jump.
With the new Tsukimonogatari, the characters of Monogatari again introduced NisiOisiN's new light novel series, Okitegami Kyoko no Bobiroku. VOFAN illustrates the story of the forgetful detective, who will solve the mystery before it's forgotten! More after the jump.