Kodansha introduced on Friday that it’ll launch audiobook variations of the “Final Series” novels of NisiOisin‘s bigger Monogatari Series by way of Amazon‘s Audible audiobook service. Saori Hayami, Ryoko Shiraishi, Kaori Mizuhashi, Chiwa Saito, Emiri Katō, and Marina Inoue — who voice characters in the novel sequence’ anime variations — will every narrate one of many books.

Shiraishi narrated Tsukimonogatari, which debuted on Friday. Shiraishi performs the character Yozuru Kagenui in the anime.

Hayami will narrate Koyomimonogatari, which is able to debut on April 5. Hayami performs the character Yotsugi Ononoki in the anime.

Mizuhashi will narrate Owarimonogatari: Book 1, which is able to debut on May 20. Mizuhashi performs the character Ougi Oshino in the anime.

Saito will narrate Owarimonogatari: Book 2, which is able to debut on June 17. Saito performs the character Hitagi Senjougahara in the anime.

Katō will narrate Owarimonogatari: Book 3, which is able to debut on July 15. Katō performs the character Mayoi Hachikuji in the anime.

Inoue will narrate Zoku Owarimonogatari, which is able to debut on August 19. Inoue performs the character Sodachi Oikura in the anime.

NisiOisin‘s novel sequence started with the two-volume Bakemonogatari story in 2006, and it served as the premise for the primary anime adaptation of the novels in 2009. The novel sequence’ “final season” ended with Zoku Owarimonogatari in September 2014, nevertheless it featured a teaser for “Monogatari Series, Next Season Tsugimonogatari.” Four “Off Season” novels — Orokamonogatari, Wazamonogatari, Nademonogatari, and Musubimonogatari — shipped in October 2015, January 2016, July 2016, and on January 2017, respectively. The novel sequence’ “Monster Season” launched with the Shinobumonogatari novel in July 2017. The most up-to-date novel, Shinomonogatari, shipped in Japan on August 19.

Vertical revealed the sooner Kizumonogatari novel in December 2015, and commenced publishing the unique Monogatari Series novels starting December 2016 with the Bakemonogatari novels.

Aniplex of America is releasing the anime variations of the Monogatari Series in North America. The most up-to-date anime in the franchise, Zoku Owarimonogatari, premiered in November 2018.

Source: Mainichi Shimbun’s Mantan Web