Which Came First, the Bake or the Kizu?

(This is the second of two articles focusing on Bakemonogatari volume 1, which was the Open Forum title for the past month. In this post, Justus and I will compare this book with the prequel novel Kizumonogatari.) Cho: Nisio Isin is one of the better-known light novel authors out there, and for the most part… Read More Which Came First, the Bake or the Kizu?

Light Novel Notes (March 2016)

It’s about time I put together another one of these posts! Let’s start by looking over what light novels we’ve got now. Recent Releases In January, we had five new releases! Pandora Hearts: Caucus Race (vol 3), Strike the Blood (vol 2), The Isolator (vol 2), Kagerou Daze (vol 3), and Seraph of the End:… Read More Light Novel Notes (March 2016)

Review: Kizumonogatari – Wound Tale

For general information on this novel: Monogatari entry This review is for Kizumonogatari by Nisio Isin. This was the third volume of the Monogatari series in Japan, but was the first to be translated and released in English. It is a prequel to the first two volumes of the series (collectively titled Bakemonogatari), and it was suggested… Read More Review: Kizumonogatari – Wound Tale

Bakemonogatari Licensed by Vertical

Good news for those who have enjoyed the recent release of Kizumonogatari: Vertical has announced the license of Bakemonogatari, which will be released in three volumes. The first volume is scheduled to arrive December 2016, with volumes 2 and 3 to arrive the following two months. New novel announcement:BAKEMONOGATARIThe volumes starting December 2016 pic.twitter.com/R3zc4bMMPD — Vertical (@readvertical)… Read More Bakemonogatari Licensed by Vertical