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    Tuesday May 14, 2019
  • Monogatari Series' 2nd Theme Song Compilation Album Dominates Japan's Weekly Album Charts

    Becoming the sixth anime theme song compilation album getting the No.1 spot

    According to the latest Oricon and Billboard Japan's weekly album sales reports, "Utamonogatari 2 - Monogatari Series Theme Song Compilation Album," released in Japan on May 10, took top spot in both charts. It has been three years and four months since the franchise's first compilation album became the top-selling weekly album in January 2016. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Saturday May 11, 2019
  • Monogatari Anime Series Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary with Custom Body Composition Monitor

    Voices of Koyomi, Hitagi, and Shinobu are newly recorded by their original voice cast

    In addition to the special event "Monogatari Fes ~ 10th Anniversary Story~" being held today, the anime adaptation project based on NisiOisin's Monogatari mystery fantasy novel series celebrates its tenth anniversary with a custom body composition monitor. Learn more about the memorial item after the jump.

  • Wednesday February 6, 2019
  • Monogatari Anime Series to Celebrate Its 10th Anniversary at Special Event on May 11, 2019

    "Zoku Owarimonogatari" TV series is set to premiere on May 18, 2019

    After the countdown ended, the official portal site for the anime adaptation project based on NisiOisin's Monogatari mystery fantasy novel series announced that "Monogatari Fes ~ 10th Anniversary Story~," a special event to celebrate its tenth anniversary is set to be held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture on May 11, 2019. Hit the jump for more information.

  • Tuesday February 5, 2019
  • Monogatari Anime Series Website Starts Mysterious Countdown

    Shaft-produced anime series celebrates its 10th anniversary this year

    The official portal site for the anime adaptations based on NisiOisin's Monogatari mystery fantasy novel series has started a mysterious countdown. After the countdown ends at 17:00 on February 6 (JST)/00:00 on February 6 (PST), special new information will be revealed. Hit the jump for more.

  • Monday January 21, 2019
  • Enjoy Music with Monogatari Series' Shinobu Oshino-inspired Wireless Headphone

    Package illustration is newly drawn by the anime character designer Akio Watanabe

    Tokyo-based audio equipment company Onkyo will release its new wireless headphone inspired by Shinobu Oshino, one of the main heroines in Nisio Isin's Monogatari fantasy light novel series and its anime adaptations. The collaboration model is based on the company's "SE-MJ771BT" wireless headphone from its Pioneer brand. Check out the details of the special item after the jump! Monogatari

  • Saturday March 3, 2018
  • "JUNI TAISEN" Stage Play Reveals More Killer Key Visuals

    The full cast has been revealed for the theater adaptation of Nisio Isin's Chinese Zodiac-themed death match novel

    New key visuals have been published for the upcoming stage play adaptation of JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR, and now the entire cast of Chinese Zodiac-themed assassins has been revealed in full costume and make-up. Hit the jump to check them out.

  • Friday February 16, 2018
  • "JUNI TAISEN" Stage Plays Shows Off One Quarter of Its Killer Cast

    Theatrical performance based on Chinese Zodiac death match novel by Nisio Isin hits Tokyo and Kobe in May of 2018

    A stage play based on JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR is coming soon with performances in Tokyo and Kobe, and now the production has shown off three of its killer cast in full make-up and costume. Hit the jump to check them out.

  • Tuesday December 26, 2017
  • "JUNI TAISEN" Stage Play Rings Up the Curtain on the Zodiac War

    Theatrical adaptation based on novel by Nisio Isin heads to Kobe and Tokyo in May of 2018

    Nision Isin's Chinese Zodiac-inspired deathmatch light novel, JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR, has already been adapted into a manga and a TV anime, and now it's getting a new treatment as a live-action stage play that will run in Kobe and Tokyo in May of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday November 15, 2017
  • Watch Do As Infinity Performs "JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR" ED Song Music Video

    Graphinica (Chain Chronicle )-animated series is now available on Crunchyroll

    The official website for two-member Japanese rock unit Do As Infinity has posted a 100-second music video for their upcoming 31st single song "Keshin no Jyuu," the ED theme for the ongoing TV anime JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR. As the title suggests, Tomiko Van (vocal) and Ryo Owatari (guitar) gradually transform into their beast human form while performing in the clip.

  • Friday October 6, 2017
  • Nisio Isin Pens Sequel to "Juni Taisen" Novel

    "Juni Taisen vs. Juni Taisen" hits bookstores in Japan on December 12, 2018

    October has been a big month for Nisio Isin's Chinese Zodiac-themed "battle royal" novel, Juni Taisen: not only has an anime adaptation begun airing, but the book is also getting a new softcover release in Japan from Shueisha, a new hardcover release in North America from Viz Media, and a sequel novel entitled Juni Taisen vs. Juni Taisen that will be released in Japan in December of 2018. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Saturday September 30, 2017
  • Do As Infinity's "JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR" ED Song Previewed in Anime MV

    31st single "Keshin no Jyuu" hits stores December 6

    The official Japanese website for JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR, the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Nisio Isin's "battle royale"-themed fantasy light novel series, today announced that its ED song "Keshin no Jyuu" (The Incarnation Beast) is provided by two-member Japanese rock unit Do As Infinity, and posted a 80-second anime teaser trailer for the song.

  • Tuesday September 12, 2017
  • "JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR" New Key Visual Posted for October 3 Premiere

    Graphinica-animated series will be simulcasted on Crunchyroll

    The official Japanese website for JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR, the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Nisio Isin's "battle royale"-themed fantasy light novel series is today updated with a new key visual featuring its warriors who are inspired by the 12 Chinese Zodiac animals. Check out more information including comments from the novel and manga illustrators after the jump!

  • Saturday August 12, 2017
  • Crunchyroll Unleashes "JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR" in Fall of 2017

    12 warriors clash in TV anime adaptation based on "battle royale" novel by Isio Nisin

    Fur is going to fly in the Fall of 2017, because Crunchyroll will be distributing JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR, an upcoming TV anime based on the "battle royale" novel by Nisio Isin in which a group of 12 Chinese Zodiac-themed warriors face off in mortal combat in a cruel contest that only 1 can win. Hit the jump to learn more.