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.
From the Monogatari Series final season 'Tsukimonogatari' comes a 1/8th scale figure of the tsukumogami created from a corpse, Yotsugi Ononoki! The figure is based on Akio Watanabe's cover illustration of the 'Tsukimonogatari Volume 1 / Yotsugi Doll (Part 1)'. Good Smile Company is releasing her in June 2017 in a 18cm standard version and a 21cm deluxe version, featuring all the plushie dolls scattered around the bottom of the throne.
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.
Koyomi Araragi's time of reckoning now has an appointment in America. In Tekketsu-hen, the middle of the anime movie trilogy adaptation of Nisio Isin's Kizumonogatari prequel novel, he'll 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). At Otakon, Aniplex of America announced October release plans and published a preview.
Aniplex of America announced that they will begin screening -KIZUMONOGATARI- PART 1: TEKKETSU, the first of the -KIZUMONOGATARI- film trilogy, in Canadian theaters starting this August. The prequel will see its Canadian debut at theaters in Calgary, Halifax, Toronto, and Vancouver beginning August 28, 2016. More after the jump.
After a hit tour of Tokyo, Osaka and Sapporo that topped 40,000 visitors, the MadoGatari exhibit celebrating the 40th anniversary of anime studio Shaft added a Nagoya engagement on May 4-8. During the event, 8,478 visitors voted for Shaft's Best Girl. Today, Shaft announced an encore Tokyo exhbition, planned for September. The visual for the seccond visit to Tokyo has been unveiled, and this one features the top seven ladies from that poll gathered together.
Marina Nagasawa (DOB - October 8, 1995. listed statistics, 153cm, F cup) calls herself a a "gouhou (legal) loli" idol. She's been in the Houkago Princess schoolgirl-themed unit and was named "miss iD 2016" for her personalized take on part-timer work. Recently, she grabbed the attention of otaku and passed 100,000 Twitter followers with her take on cosplaying the snail-child Mayoi Hachikuji from the Monogatari series. Get a look after the jump.
Bandai's Banpresto prize figure label continues to join anime studio Shaft in their 40th anniversary celebration this month with the next set of prize figures inspired by the MadoGatari crossover. This time, it's Monogatari- Shinobu Oshino - MAMI ver.- (9cm) and Madoka Magica - Mami Tomoe - SHINOBU ver.- (10cm) hitting Game Center arcades on July 21st along with exta-nostalgic sepia versions. Get a look after the jump.
After a hit tour of Tokyo, Osaka and Sapporo that topped 40,000 visitors, the MadoGatari exhibit celebrating the 40th anniversary of anime studio Shaft added a Nagoya engagement on May 4-8. During the event, 8,478 visitors voted for Shaft's Best Girl. Today, Shaft announced an encore Tokyo exhbition, planned for September. And, to drum up interest, they got arond to a delayed crowning of their pageant queen. Get a look after the jump.
Shaft has had a hit in their adaptation of Nisio Isin's Monogatari series. This fall, they'll be adapting Chica Umino's 3-gatsu no Lion (March Comes in Like a Lion). Plans have been spotted for the meeting of the new in a story called "Tsubasa Lion." Get a look after the jump.