Review: Katanagatari (Omnibus 1)

For general information on the series: Katanagatari entry This review is for the first omnibus volume of Katanagatari (or “Sword Tale”) by Nisio Isin (with artwork by take). The English hardcover edition was released by Vertical in November 2018. It includes the text and illustrations from volumes 1 through 3 of the series as it… Read More Review: Katanagatari (Omnibus 1)


English Title: Katanagatari: Sword Tale Japanese Title: 刀語 — “Sword Tale” Author: Nisio Isin Illustrator: take Translator: Sam Bett Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Martial Arts Original Run: January 2007 – December 2007 English Run: November 2018 – August 2020 Japanese Publisher: Kodansha BOX (Kodansha) English Publisher: Vertical Volumes in Japanese: 12 (Completed) Volumes in English: 4… Read More Katanagatari

Katanagatari, Mystery Novels Licensed by Vertical

At the Anime Boston convention, Vertical announced licenses for some more novels: Katanagatari series by Nisio Isin The Dark Maidens novel by Rikako Akiyoshi Serial Killer Detective novel by Eiji Mikage Katanagatari is a twelve-volume series by Nisio Isin, who also wrote the Monogatari series, Juni Taisen: Zodiac War, and Zaregoto. The artwork for Katanagatari… Read More Katanagatari, Mystery Novels Licensed by Vertical