Open Forum: Bakemonogatari (Vol 1)

Welcome to the open forum for Bakemonogatari: Monster Tale – Part 1! For all who wish to participate, it’s time to pick up a copy of this book. What is Bakemonogatari? Synopsis: There’s a girl at their school who is always ill. She routinely arrives late, leaves early, or doesn’t show up at all, and skips gym as… Read More Open Forum: Bakemonogatari (Vol 1)

Light Novel Recommendations for Beginners

“I am new to light novels. What should I read first?” Cho: This is a question I often see asked online, so I thought to gather some of the internet’s top light novel bloggers and see if we could come up with a “beginner’s guide” to light novels. Light novels encompass many different genres of… Read More Light Novel Recommendations for Beginners

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 — Vertical (@readvertical)… Read More Bakemonogatari Licensed by Vertical

News: Six New Light Novels (December 2015)

Six new light novels have been released this month, just in time for the holiday season. A new LN entry for the Monogatari series has been created, and all other applicable entries have been updated to include their latest volumes. Will you be getting or giving any of these as a present? KizuMonogatari (paperback) Amazon — Barnes and… Read More News: Six New Light Novels (December 2015)