Bakemonogatari Blu-Ray Release Date Announced

Aniplex of America has just released the product details  on the upcoming release of Bakemonogatari. The critically acclaimed series directed by Madoka Magica Director Akiyuki Shinbou follows the story of a high school student named Koyomi Araragi and his encounters with girls who have apparition-related issues. The long-awaited release of this hit anime will be in a Limited Edition Blu-Ray Box Set on November 20th, 2012 and will be available through anime distributor and official retailers ( ).  

This deluxe Blu-ray Box Set features the entire series (15 TV episodes) on 6 Blu-ray discs, a deluxe 
36-page booklet (production designs and Ending Card Illustrations and more!), audio commentary tracks 
by main characters, textless openings and endings, and more! All of the discs and bonus materials will 
be packaged inside a study rigid box featuring original illustration by Akio Watanabe (character design). 
In addition, fans will be happy to know that Bakemonogatari will also be available streaming online 
through and The first episode of the original TV broadcast will premiere on 
September 14 th with new episodes added each week.“We have received numerous requests and input from the fans in North America and we are very excited to finally be able to answer these loyal fans of ours by bringing Bakemonogatari here in the US. We are certain that everyone will be pleased with this release.” says Hideki Goto, the president of Animation Business of Aniplex of America. “The Bakemonogatari Limited Edition Blu-ray Box Set release is just another example of how we strive to bring the best experience while providing the fans highest quality of releases.” This release is a US and Canada Exclusive and available while supplies last. 

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Bakemonogatari Limited Edition Blu-ray Box Set features:

 Video: 16:9 HD Widescreen / 1920×1080p / MPEG-4 AVC
 Audio: Japanese dialog / Linear PCM Stereo 48KHz/16bit
 Subtitles: English 
 Includes 6 Blu-ray discs, Total length of more than 350 minutes!!
 Character audio commentary included (with optional subtitles)
 Bonus Videos: Textless Openings and Endings, TV version previews
 3 Blu-ray cases inside Rigid Box with Key art
 Double Sided Blu-ray case wrap featuring main characters
 36-page Deluxe Booklet (production designs and Ending Card Illustrations and more!)
The Bakemonogatari Limited Edition Blu-ray Box Set can be pre-ordered and purchased at: