Monogatari fans have a lot to look forward to in 2016 with the long awaited upcoming anime adaptation of Nisio Isin and Vofan’s Kizumonogatari entry in the Monogatari light novel series, Kizumonogatari I Tekketsu-hen, finally getting released in Japan theaters on January 8 and selected American theaters on February 26th.

To prepare for the film series, the official website for NisiOisin’s Owarimonogatari has deciding to look back at art illustrations which were featured as Owarimonogatari end cards.

  • Episode 1 – VOFAN (light novel illustrator)Owarimonogatari anime end card episode 0001
  • Episode 2 – Yo Asami (Maoyu, Ishin Nishio’s The Memorandum of Kyoko Okitegami)Owarimonogatari anime end card episode 0002
  • Episode 3 – Chomoran  (Shinigami o Tabeta Shoujo / The Girl Who Ate Death)Owarimonogatari anime end card episode 0003
  • Episode 4 – Kinako (Gatchaman Crowds)Owarimonogatari anime end card episode 0004
  • Episode 5 – Yaokin / Masenbo (Umaibo tasty sticks)Owarimonogatari anime end card episode 0005
  • Episode 6 – Kira Imai (Lolita illustrator for Gothic & Lolita Bible, Shojo Beat, and for the Angelic Pretty)Owarimonogatari anime end card episode 0006
  • Episode 7 – Yuu (The Wolf Children Ame and Yuki manga, Gojikanme no Sensou)Owarimonogatari anime end card episode 0007
  • Episode 8 – SappanOwarimonogatari anime end card episode 0008
  • Episode 9 – Sankaku Head (Umaru-chan author)Owarimonogatari anime end card episode 0009
  • Episode 10 – Tsubasu Izumi (Re: Stage!)Owarimonogatari anime end card episode 0010
  • Episode 11 – Kenshi Hirokane (Human Crossing)Owarimonogatari anime end card episode 0011
  • Episode 12 – Akio Watanabe (Bakemonogatari anime character designer)Owarimonogatari anime end card episode 0012

Akio Watanabe also did the New Year’s art for the Koyomimonogatari (Calendar Story) app:

Koyomimonogatari Calendar Story app

And a Year of the Monkey tribute by manga author Seiman Douman:

Year of the Monkey Monogatari Seiman Douman

Source: Monogatari official website

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