The official website of “KIZUMONOGATARI -Koyomi Vamp-” dropped its first trailer and key visual on Dec 8, 2023, further revealing the Japanese release date – January 12, 2024.
Koyomi Vamp is a compilation film of the Kizumonogatari trilogy that was released between 2016 and 2017. The film will have new content while retaining key plot lines of the trilogy.
(Kizumonogatari -Koyomi Vamp- trailer)
(Kizumonogatari -Koyomi Vamp- key visual)
The staff and cast members for Kizumonogatari -Koyomi Vamp- are as follows:
- Original creator: NisiOisin
- Director: Tatsuya Oishi
- Screenplay: Tatsuya Oishi
- Music: Satoru Kousaki
- Character Design: Hideyuki Morioka
- Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka
- Studio: SHAFT
- Hiroshi Kamiya as Koyomi Araragi
- Maaya Sakamoto as Kissshot Acerolaorion Heartunderblade
- Houchu Ohtsuka as Guillotine Cutter
- Masashi Ebara as Dramaturgy
- Miyu Irino as Episode
- Takahiro Sakurai as Meme Oshino
- Yui Horie as Tsubasa Hanekawa
About the Monogatari series:
Monogatari is a Japanese light novel series written by Nisio Isin and illustrated by Vofan with 26 volumes written so far.
Shaft has animated the Monogatari series several times since 2009. The first season of the anime adaptation consists of 30 episodes, which were broadcast in Japan between July 2009 and December 2012. The second season consists of 28 episodes broadcast between July and December 2013, and the third and final season consists of 42 episodes broadcast between December 2014 and June 2019.
A prequel anime film trilogy, Kizumonogatari, was released in 2016 and 2017. A manga adaptation, illustrated by Oh! great and titled Bakemonogatari, began serialization in Kodansha’s Weekly Shōnen Magazine in March 2018, and ended in March 2023.
The film’s website describes the overall plot of Kizumonogatari as follows:
Spring break, between his second and third year of high school.
Araragi Koyomi encounters a beautiful woman who makes his blood freeze.
She calls herself an iron-blooded, hot-blooded and cold-blooded vampire,
She calls herself Kiss Shot Acerola Orion Heart Underblade.
Losing all four limbs and on the verge of death, Kisshott seeks help from the calendar.
After a period of fear, confusion and conflict, Koyomi gives his own blood to save her…
The next time she wakes up, Koyomi has become Kisshott’s servant.
Calender wants to change from vampire to human again.
But in order to do so, Kisshott needs to regain his full strength.
Meme Oshino, who acts as a negotiator, stands between them,
Koyomi is determined to regain her lost limbs,
She is challenged by three vampire extermination experts.
The last, hellish spring break of her high school life has only just begun…