The 17th volume of the Bakemonogatari manga series from Oh!Great releases (coincidentally) on May 17 in Japan, complete with a special edition that comes with the promotional trailer for the manga series animated by the Monogatari team over at Shaft. To celebrate the release, one of 17 designs based on the trailer and manga will be given out to people who purchase the manga volume at random at stores across Japan.
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A sample of these designs was released as a preview today:
Kadokawa releases the Bakemonogatari manga in English, with the 15th volume scheduled to be released on June 28. Crunchyroll streams the Monogatari TV anime series’ multiple seasons, describing the first TV anime, Bakemonogatari, as such:
“Bakemonogatari” (translated “Ghost Story”) was written by Nisioisin, one of the most popular writers in Japan, and the series consists of 5 different stories. Thanks to Meme Oshino, Koyomi Araragi, a high school student, is able to remain a human after coming across a female vampire…
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