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Aniplex of America Announces Blu-ray Release of Kizumonogatari Part 3: Reiketsu

The starting point of the Monogatari Series – the finale of the trilogy movie!

SANTA MONICA, CA (August 11, 2017) – Aniplex of America announced today at their industry panel at Otakon (Washington, D.C.) that the feature film KIZUMONOGATARI PART 3: REIKETSU will be released on Blu-ray. The movie received a nationwide theatrical release earlier this year, and now fans of the gruesome trilogy can complete their collection with all 3 movies on Blu-ray before the holiday season.

KIZUMONOGATARI PART 3: REIKETSU takes places after KIZUMONOGATARI PART 1: TEKKETSU and KIZUMONOGATARI PART 2: NEKKETSU, and concludes the prequel trilogy that takes place before the main Monogatari Series story. With “REIKETSU” translating to “cold-blooded” in English, even the name sets the stage for this gruesome franchise. Anime fans will recognize Studio SHAFT‘s unique style and captivating colors that bring the events of the novel to life. Called “everything you’d want from a prequel film and more” by BrutalGamer.com, KIZUMONOGATARI PART 3: REIKETSU is the beautifully animated conclusion to the carnage of the Kizumonogatari trilogy, shining the spotlight on the visceral events that reveal how Koyomi Araragi became a vampire in this epic finale.

The Blu-ray release of KIZUMONOGATARI PART 3: REIKETSU will include the original Japanese cast, which features Hiroshi Kamiya (Durarara!!x2, Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga-) as Koyomi Araragi, Yui Horie (Nisekoi, Owarimonogatari) as Tsubasa Hanekawa, and accomplished musical artist Maaya Sakamoto (The Garden of Sinners, God Eater) as the vampire Kiss-shot Acerola-orion Heart-under-blade. This highly anticipated film has brought together an all-star creative team including Director Tatsuya Oishi (Series Director of BAKEMONOGATARI), Character Designer Akio Watanabe (Monogatari Series), Chief Director Akiyuki Shimbou (Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Monogatari Series, NISEKOI) and Studio SHAFT (Madoka Magica, Monogatari Series, NISEKOI).

Included in the Blu-ray edition will be the Original Soundtrack CD, a Deluxe Booklet, the PV & CM Collections, and a special package illustration designed by Character Designer Akio Watanabe. Preorders begin starting on August 11.

KIZUMONOGATARI PART 3: REIKETSU Blu-ray includes:

<Blu-ray Features>

  • Spoken Languages: Japanese
  • Subtitles: English
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9 Cinemascope
  • Episodes: Movie
  • Number of Discs: 2 discs (Blu-ray Disc + Soundtrack CD)
  • Total Run Time: Approx. 82 min.
  • Rating: 16 UP

<Bonus Contents>

  • Theatrical Trailer
  • PV & CM Collections

(Bonus contents are subject to change)

  • Bonus contents subject to change.
    * Bonus contents include English subtitles

<Bonus Materials and Special Packages>

  • PART 3: REIKETSU Original Soundtrack CD
  • Deluxe Booklet
  • Pin-up Postcard Set
  • Package Illustrated by Akio Watanabe (Character Design)

*(Bonus Materials and Package are subject to change)

Product number and UPC bar code

Title Street Date> SKU # UPC SRP Store price
KIZUMONOGATARI PART 3: REIKETSU Blu-ray 11/21/2017 AOA-2603 816546020569 $89.98 $ 69.98

About KIZUMONOGATARI PART 3: REIKETSU:

With help from Meme Oshino, the apparition specialist, Koyomi defeats the three powerful vampire hunters: Dramaturgy, Episode and Guillotinecutter.

Koyomi takes back all the limbs of Kiss-Shot-Acerola-Orion-Heart-Underblade in order to become a human again. But, when he returns to Kiss-Shot, she reveals to him the cold truth of what it means to be a vampire—a creature of the night. Unable to take back what he has done, Koyomi feels nothing but regret and can only deny his dreadful fate. While Koyomi is struggling to face reality, his “friend” Tsubasa Hanekawa comes to him with a certain plan…

For more details on KIZUMONOGATARI PART 3: REIKETSU, please visit the official website: www.Kizumonogatari-USA.com

STAFF:
Original Works: NISIOISINKIZUMONOGATARI” (Kodansha BOX)
Original Character Design: VOFAN
Chief Director: Akiyuki Shimbou
Director: Tatsuya Oishi
Scenario: Tofuyashi, Akiyuki Shimbou
Character Design: Akio Watanabe, Hideyuki Morioka
Chief Animation Directors: Hideyuki Morioka, Hiroki Yamamura
Animation Directors: Taisuke Iwasaki, Yoshio Kosakai, Hiroyuki Okaji
Main Animators: Yuya Geshi, Genichiro Abe, Yoshio Kosakai, Ryo Imamura
Art Director: Toshiharu Iijima
Art Setting: Nobuyuki Takeuchi
Color Setting: Hitoshi Hibino
CG Directors: Shinya Takano, Tomohisa Shitara
VFX Supervisor: Michiya Kato
Directors of Photography: Michiya Kato
Editing: Rie Matsubara
Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka
Music: Satoru Kosaki
Animation Production: SHAFT
Produced by: Aniplex, KODANSHA, SHAFT

CAST:

Koyomi Araragi: Hiroshi Kamiya
Kiss-shot Acerola-orion Heart-under-blade: Maaya Sakamoto
Tsubasa Hanekawa: Yui Horie
Meme Oshino: Takahiro Sakurai

About Aniplex of America Inc.
Aniplex of America Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a group of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. and a leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan. Aniplex of America has launched fan-favorite Blu-ray and DVD releases including Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works], Fate/Zero, the Sword Art Online series, Your Lie in April, KILL la KILL, Bakemonogatari, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Blue Exorcist, NISEKOI, the OREIMO series, DURARARA!!×2, Magi series, Expelled from Paradise, The irregular at magic high school, and ALDNOAH.ZERO. The company’s ever-growing line-up of shows includes our most recent titles: March comes in like a lion, Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga, ERASED, The Asterisk War, OWARIMONOGATARI, KIZUMONOGATARI, Charlotte, Occultic;Nine, WWW.WAGNARIA!!, GRANBLUE FANTASY, and Eromanga Sensei.

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