Kizumonogatari I announces US theater release list

Just today Aniplex of America has released a list of theaters that will be showcasing the first Kizumonogatari film in America and also listed the dates for the theaters as well. It has also been announced by Aniplex of America that Utamonogatari -Monogatari series theme song compilation album- will be released January 18th. It is stated that the limited edition will be including cover art by Akio Watanabe, all 23 opening and ending theme songs for the Monogatari series and a Blu-ray with textless opening and ending sequences. For the regular edition however that will just have the cover art and the CD’s. Now in regards to the list of theaters set to host the film those can be seen below:

Tempe, AZ: Harkins Theatres – Valley Art (February 26-March 3)

Los Angeles, CA: Downtown Independent (February 26, 27)

Sacramento, CA: Tower Theater (March 1, 5)

San Diego, California: Angelika Carmel Mountain (March 1, 5)

San Francisco, CA: New People (February 27)

Littleton, CO: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Littleton (February 28, 29, March 3)

Fort Lauderdale, FL: Cinema Paradiso – Fort Lauderdale (February 27)

Honolulu, HI: Ward Stadium 16 (March 1, 5)

Chicago, IL: Music Box (TBA)

Bloomfield, MI: The Maple Theater (February 27)

Kansas City, MO: Alamo Drafthouse Mainstreet (March 1)

Manville, NJ: Manville 12 Plex (March 1, 5)

Albuquerque, NM: The Guild Cinema (March 4, 5)

New York, NY: Village East Cinema (March 1, 5)

Columbus, OH: Gateway Film Center (February 27, 28, March 2)

Pittsburgh, PA: The Hollywood Theater (February 27, 28, March 1)

Austin, TX: Alamo Drafthouse Austin Lakeline (February 27)

Dallas, Texas: Angelika Film Center & Café – Dallas (March 1, 5)

Houston, TX: Alamo Drafthouse Mason Park (February 27)

San Antonio, TX: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Westlakes (February 28)

Sandy, UT: Megaplex – Jordan Commons (February 27)

Fairfax, VA: Angelika Film Center & Café – Mosaic (March 1, 5)

Seattle, WA: Grand Illusion (February 27, 28)

Washington DC: Angelika Pop-Up (March 1, 5)

The film it should be noted will run for about 60 minutes, the first film is titled Kizumonogatari I: Blood and Iron. The second movie is titled Passionate Blood and the final film Cold Blood. For the main website which debuted for the film series back in 2011 that can be seen in the following link: The film is a prequel to the entirety of the series set before Bakemonogatari and the upcoming movie adapts source material from the Monogatari series first season light novel. The light novel would release 6 volumes between the dates of November 1st 2006 and July 28th 2010. Now below is a plot summary of the series quoted from MAL:

The story centers on Koyomi Araragi, a third year high school student who has recently survived a vampire attack, and finds himself mixed up with all kinds of apparitions: gods, ghosts, myths, and spirits.


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