We got a big dose of Arararagi and company this weekend with the special run of Owarimonogatari II. Having just presented us with "Maoi Hell," "Hitagi Rendezvous" and "Ougi Dark," production studio Shaft capped it off with some bonus thank-you art. Get a look after the jump.
The Monogatari series crew is getting cute for Puc Puc, an upcoming Tsum Tsum-style game for smart devices. Sign on early for a chance at a 5-star Hitagi card! More info and PV after the jump.
Arriving with this weekend's OWARIMONOGATARI Season 2 anime special, promotion has kicked off for the upcoming puzzle-RPG app Monogatari Puc Puc. A new promo was run, paired with a promo for the next novel, Shinobumonogatari. And, there's pre-registration cmpaign for the game, offering a five-star Hitagi Senjōgahara. Get a look after the jump.
Aniplex of America announced at their industry panel at Otakon today their plans for a number of home video releases, including an Anohana set, Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale, and more Monogatari! Get the details after the jump.
Coming August 12 and 13, a seven-episode special second Owarimonogatari (Final Story) will have Nisemonogatari and Tsukimonogatari's ClariS back on end theme "Shiori." The opening plans are now detailed, and composer/lyricist Megumi "meg rock" Hinata and Clammbon bassist Mito are also back, this time teaming up with composer Satoru Kōsaki, known for Haruhi and Lucky Star work, plus earlir Monogatari works. More after the jump.
Post offices all over Japan and its official online store have started accepting pre-orders for the frame stamp set featuring the scenes from the three-part Kizumonogatari anime film based on Nishio Isin's light novel series for a November 2017 release. Hit the jump for more details.
Discovered Monogatari anime lately? Been holding off on collecting the music? Well, today it's time to get it in big, Hanekawa-bust sized bundles. Nisemonogatari & Nekomonogatari(kuro)'s music by Satoru Kosaki is out in a 2-disc set (3780yen), while Kosaki and Kei Haneoka's work on Monogatari Second Season is out in a 4-disc set (4,104yen).
Coming August 12 and 13, a seven-episode special second Owarimonogatari (Final Story) anime will be adapting "Mayoi Hell," "Hitagi Rendezvous," and "Ougi Dark," from the twelfth part of Nisio Isin's Monogatari modern folklore mystery series. Nisemonogatari and Tsukimonogatari's ClariS is back on theme "Shiori. With a bit more than two weeks to go, a second preview has offered the latest look, plus a listen to the ClariS end song.
At San Diego Comic Con, Vertical announced Chi's Sweet Adventures, the sequel to cat manga Chi's Sweet Home. They also scheduled the next novel in the Monogatari series. Kabukimonogatari, the fifth book with "Mayoi Jiangshi" is due next April. More after the jump.
On February 5th 2002, writer NisiOisiN made this novel debut with Zaregoto, Book 1: The Kubikiri Cycle. Among celebration festivities is "Nisio Isin Daijiten", which in Japanese reads as a pun combining the characters for "dictionary" and "exhibition". This week, previews included a look at anime character designer Akio Watanabe's art of Monogatari's Senjōgahara And Shinobu in elevator attendants uniforms, plus Zaregoto's Jun Aikawa.
Bakemonogatari anime watchers won't soon forget the supercell ending, "Kimi no Shiranai Monogatari," especially as it was staged in the final episode. This refers to Tanabata. Set for the seventh day of the seventh lunar month, or July 7 of the Gregorian calendar, the summer festival marks the annual meeting of lover deities Orihime and Hikoboshi (associated with stars Vega and Altair respectively). Shaft celebrated the occasion this year with some lovely Hitagi art.