Hanamonogatari, the sixth part of the Monogatari series, from the ninth book of NisiOisin's modern fantasy light novels with the story "Suruga Devil," was split off from Season Two of the anime adaptation of the series and planned for 2014. A March announcement had it scheduled for May 31st, but a new change in plans has all five episodes debuting August 16th. More after the jump.
Monogatari Second Season - Onimonogatari: Shinobu Time is set to be released on DVD and Blu-ray in Japan on two volumes, April 23rd and May 28th. The cover art for the latter has now been revealed. Get a look after the jump.
I previously reported on the Monogatari series April Fool's Day joke and in the joke, Deishu Kaiki posed to the fans to spot one truth out of 41 lies posted on the special site. Japanese news site, Kai-you has posted the answer to the question and it was both somewhat unexpected and very expected at the same time. Find out after the jump!
How many of you miss Deishu Kaiki from Monogatari series? He is back in Usomonogatari ~Kaiki April~, which is the April Fool's Day special promotion from the series. Uso in Japanese means a lie and Kaiki April offers 41 jokes and asks fans to spot the single truth out of them. Some of them are obvious, some are very wishful and some are very believable. Can you call it? Let's find out after the jump!
According to a teaser, Kodansha's site for the Monogatari modern fantasy books will be hosting some news on April 1st. The question is, is this going to be a joke or some real announcement. See if you can guess after the jump.
Hanamonogatari, the sixth part of the Monogatari series, was split off from Season Two of the anime adaptation of the series and planned for 2014. Now set to run five weeks starting May 31st, a new promo has been posted. Get a look after the jump.
Monogatari Second Season - Onimonogatari: Shinobu Time is set to be released on DVD and Blu-ray in Japan on two volumes, April 23rd and May 28th. In addition to cover art, some impressive plans have been revealed for the upcoming collections of the modern fantasy anime. Get a look after the jump.
Wish you could have all the girls of Monogatari for your own harem? Good Smile is trying to make that happen for you - at least, in Nendoroid form. Their latest girl to hit pre-order is Tsubasa Hanekawa, and Kahotan has the pictures to make you ready for cat girl fun. Check them out after the jump.
Anime Monogatari Series Heroine Books 5: Hitagi Senjōgahara is set to be released April 3rd, featuring Nisio Isin's "Hitagi Throwing," illustrated by Vofan, a diagramed Hitagi Chronicle, an Ishin Nishio x Komi Naoshi interview, Chiwa Saito interview and plenty of illustrations. Get a look after the jump.
Aniplex's big plans for this month's inaugural AnimeJapan trade show include some special art works featuring Monogatari's popular donut loving loli vampire Shinobu Oshino. Special art is featured on a B2 tapestry going for 4,000 with postcard, and for the die-hards, a F10 canvas with clearfile for 8,000. Get a look after the jump.
Through March 11th, Namco Amusement is running a Monogatari amusement campaign with a chance to win umaibou tasty sticks and Akio Watanabe from crane games, a set of Nisio Isin autographed novels from a lottery and pick up bonus post cards and clearfiles. To promote this, the modern fantasy series girls have been redesign in the style of the umaibou mascot. Get a look after the jump.