After the first episode of Owarimonogatari aired on Saturday, an annoucement was made that Kizumonogatari will be split in three films, the first one –Kizumonogatari Blood And Iron – supposedly premieres on January 8th while Kizumongatari Passionate Blood and Kizumonogatari Cold Blood will follow sometime afterwards. A trailer has been released and you can watch that here. Which you should definitely do because it looks absolutely fucking amazing.
Honestly, I´m not even mad they took four entire years to announce anything after the very first teaser was released in 2011, because I´ve never seen SHAFT do their best animating something as much as they did in this one minute trailer. Kizumonogatari has been a sad inside joke for too long and seems ready to crawl out of postponing and production hell way overdue.
So unless Akiyuki Shinbo feels like screwing over the Monogatari fans some more or unless the movies get released like, five and a half years apart from each other – which wouldn´t actually surprise me – Kizumonogatari is here to stay and slay.