Monogatari Anime Series Comes Back With Two New Anime Adaptations

The anime adaptations for both light novel are scheduled to premiere in 2024.


In an official announcement, the Monogatari series announced that it would be releasing two new anime adaptations today.

After teasing with letters M and O on Aniplex’s website, the producer has announced that the Off Season and Monster Season light novels will get anime adaptations in 2024.

The franchise also began streaming a teaser video and a key visual, revealing lead staff members alongside them.


The revealed staff members include:

  • Original Story: Nisioisin
  • Character Planning:VOFAN
  • General Director: Akiyuki Shinbo
  • Director: Midori Yoshizawa
  • Series Composition: Tomiyako Azuma, Akiyuki Shinbo
  • Character Design, Chief Animation Director: Akio Watanabe
  • Animation Production: Shaft

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.

Crunchyroll describes the first Monogatary installment, Bakemonogatari, as:

Crunchyroll streams the previous 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 five different stories. Thanks to Meme Oshino, Koyomi Araragi, a high school student, is able to remain a human after coming across a female vampire.

Source: Comic Natalie