'Kizumonogatari I' Briefly Listed on Theater's Site for January 2016
posted on by Egan Loo
The Ikebukuro HUMAX Cinemas theater in Tokyo briefly listed "Kizumonogatari I: Tekketsu-hen" (Blood and Iron Arc) as opening in January on its website. According to the site's ticket page before it was updated, advance tickets will go on sale on October 9 with a bonus clear file folder. The website has since removed the entry.
The official website for the Kizumonogatari anime film project opened a countdown on Thursday. The countdown will end on Sunday, October 4 at 12:56 a.m. Japan time (Saturday, October 3 at 11:56 a.m. EDT), when the first episode of the Owarimonogatari television anime is about to end. The source code on the website contains an image and the line, "That's bad. I'm not showing you anything today."
The staff has yet to announce if the Kizumonogatari anime project will be split into multiple films.
Kizumonogatari is the third volume in NisiOisin's Monogatari book series and is a prequel to Bakemonogatari. It tells the story of how protagonist Koyomi encounters the female vampire that would turn him and his journey to return to his normal life.
Vertical announced in February that it has licensed the original light novel.