"Kizumonogatari III: Reiketsu-hen" Anime Movie Spotted For January 2017 - UPDATED

Part II, "Nekketsu-hen" opens in Japanese theaters on August 19th

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. 


Last weekend, Aniplex of America announced plans to bring the second movie to American theaters in October.


Vertical has released the book, and an audiobook adaptation, in North America. 




Also last weekend, animators SHAFT brought a key animation book of material from the first movie  to Comiket



Newtype spreads for the movie



UPDATE: The date has now been officially announced, with a visual to go with it...


Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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