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Koimonogatari: Love Tale

by NisiOisiN

  • Paperback
    $29.16
PUBLISHED: 29th January 2019
ISBN: 9781947194335
ANNOTATION:
Hitagi Senjougahara made a deal with the gods with her life in order to protect Koyomi Araragi. As winter holidays approach with the promised "destined day", she chose the darkest and the worst option...
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  • Paperback
    $29.16
PUBLISHED: 29th January 2019
ISBN: 9781947194335
ANNOTATION:
Hitagi Senjougahara made a deal with the gods with her life in order to protect Koyomi Araragi. As winter holidays approach with the promised "destined day", she chose the darkest and the worst option...

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Hitagi Senjougahara made a deal with the gods with her life in order to protect Koyomi Araragi. As winter holidays approach with the promised "destined day", she chose the darkest and the worst option...

Publisher Description

On January 1st, Hitagi Senjyogahara calls her nemesis, the con-artist Deishu Kaiki, to request his services. 'There is someone I'd like you to deceive.' The request is a bitter one for her to make, but one that would save her and her dear Koyomi Araragi from a 'death sentence.' Kaiki starts to research his target, Nadeko Sengoku, the junior high school girl who became a god of North Shirahebi Shrine. As Kaiki investigates her background, he finds her secret, which she has never told anyone, including her beloved Koyomi Araragi. Can Kaiki save Hitagi and Koyomi before time is up?

Author Biography

There are few authors in Japan who have reached the heights of success as NisiOisin. Born in 1981, Nisio dropped out of Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, to pursue a career in story-telling. Initially he had ambitions to be a comic artist, but when he realized his art was not up to snuff, he began to focus on his writing, eventually winning the 23rd Mephisto Prize, for Decapitation(Vertical) recognizing his talents as a mystery writer, at the age of 20. Since his debut in 2002 Nisio has penned more than 50 novels and a number of comics. And he has quickly become one of Japan's top selling author's in recent memory with more than 5 million units sold since 2009. In 2014, as in 2012, he was the top selling author in Japan (outselling Haruki Murakami by more than half a million units).

Nishio's works often cover themes of youth, but are framed in genres that are familiar to the masses. His works tend to mix mystery with comedy and touches or romance and/or the supernatural. He is a modern author in every sense, sometimes even experiementing with the Japanese language itself. Many of his works have been adapted into animated television series and films. His best known works are the Monogatari series and Katanagatari.

Promotional "Headline"

Kaiki starts to research his target, Nadeko Sengoku, the junior high school girl who became a god of North Shirahebi Shrine. As Kaiki investigates her background, he finds her secret, which she has never told anyone, including her beloved Koyomi Araragi. Can Kaiki save Hitagi and Koyomi before time is up?!

Description for Sales People

The latest chapter in this bestselling series that appeals to manga and fantasy fans alike. Nishio Ishin is one of the most popular authors working in Japan today, outselling Haruki Murakami last year. Vampires and the supernatural remain popular with young adult readers; this book presents a unique twist on the genre. The series has been adapted into several anime series that are available in the UK from MVM.

Product Details

Author
NisiOisiN
Pages
1
Publisher
Vertical, Inc.
ISBN-10
194719433X
ISBN-13
9781947194335
Format
Paperback
Country of Publication
United States
Year
2019
Publication Date
2019-01-29
Short Title
Koimonogatari
Series
Monogatari
Language
English
Subtitle
Love Tale
Audience
Children/Juvenile