Kizumonogatari: Koyomi Vamp movie is continuing its countdown to the premiere with a series of illustrations by talented artists. Following the release of the illustration by kuroume, the official Twitter/X account for Nisioisin’s titles shared three more illustrations by Nekoyama Iori, pafujojo, and yonemuro (left to right):
The Kizumonogatari: Koyomi Vamp movie, which will combine Tekketsu, Nekketsu, and Reiketsu movies, will hit Japanese theatres on January 12. The staff for the new cut includes:
- Director: Tatsuya Oishi
- Character Design: Hideyuki Morioka, Akio Watanabe
- Screenplay: Tatsuya Oishi
- Sound Direction: Yota Tsuruoka
- Music: Satoru Kosaki
In addition to the countdown illustrations, a series of promotional videos for Kizumonogatari: Koyomi Vamp is also being released on YouTube. Check out the most recent one:
Kizumonogatari: Koyomi Vamp revealed an 8-minute ad, the longest in Japanese history, on January 1 but due to an earthquake that struck central Japan on the same day the broadcast was canceled and postponed (except on Tokyo MX, where it couldn’t be delayed). The ad will be available on YouTube at a later time.
The first two movies in the Kizumonogatari trilogy were released in 2016, while the third followed in 2017. Akiyuki Shinbo and Oishi co-directed them. Shinbo also worked on the script with Yuki Kizawa and Muneo Nakamoto – SHAFT was also credited for it.
The Monogatari light novel series is written by Nisi Oisin and illustrated by Vofan. The series started serialization in 2006 and although volumes cover different arcs, the titles of each one end with -monogatari. Bakemonogatari is a manga adaptation of the light novel, illustrated by Oh! Great. It has been serialized in Weekly Shonen Magazine since 2018.
The franchise received an anime adaptation titled Bakemonogatari by studio SHAFT in the Summer of 2009. Nisemonogatari and Nisemonogatari (Black) followed in 2012. Monogatari Series: Second Season aired in 2013 and covered 6 arcs of the light novel. The remaining arcs – Tsukimonogatari, Owarimonogatari, Koyomimonogatari, Owarimonogatari II, and Zoku Owarimonogatari were also adapted to anime.