Vertical Previews “Bakemonogatari” Part 2 Cover Art

Vertical have their translated edition of NISIOISIN’s BAKEMONOGATARI, Part 2: Monster Tale novel scheduled for February 28th. Stoking the anticipation for the modern folklore mysteries, the North American publisher has previewed its cover art. 


As with the first volume, Vertical is using VOFAN’s work from the 2016 Japanese e-book editions rather than the 2006 original release. 



Vertical released the first Bakemonogatari book on December 20th, 2016 and prequel Kizumonogatari on December 15, 2015.  Their release of NISIOISIN’s Decapitation: Kubikiri Cycle (Zaregoto Series) is scheduled for January 24, 2017.




Original Japanese cover art


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