Amazon Audio Book and Kodansha announced today that Nishio Isin's popular light novel series Monogatari will be available in audiobook form from today, February 17, 2021, starting with the first volume of Bakemonogatari. All of the volumes will be ready by the Monogatari anime series' voice cast members. Hit the jump for more details.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!