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KATANAGATARI Series

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KATANAGATARI 2 (paperback) by NISIOISIN
Coming soon (11-29-22)

KATANAGATARI 2 (paperback)

Book 2
Paperback $19.95

KATANAGATARI Series : Titles in Order

Book 4
Basis of the hit anime, KATANAGATARI (Sword Tale) is Musashi for the new generation!

Swordless “swordsman” Shichika and self-described “schemer” Togame are on a quest to obtain twelve peculiar masterpiece blades. Unveiling the truth about the legendary katanas and their creator as part of a gorgeous tapestry of fates that vie to upend history itself, this hardcover edition, featuring a gatefold color insert, beautiful interior art, and copious bilingual footnotes, is the last of a quartet collecting a best-selling series from the former homeland of samurais and ninjas.
Book 3
From NISOISIN, the renouned author that brought you the Monogatari Series and Zaregoto Series, comes his samurai action adventure story.

Swordless “swordsman” Shichika and self-described “schemer” Togame are on a quest to obtain twelve peculiar masterpiece blades. Pitting the former against his sister, who has acquired one of the legendary weapons, and the latter against a rival at court, Princess Negative, this hardcover edition, featuring a gatefold color insert, beautiful interior art, and copious bilingual footnotes, is the third of a quartet collecting a best-selling series from the former homeland of samurais and ninjas.
Book 2
Swordless “swordsman” Shichika and self-described “schemer” Togame are on a quest to obtain twelve peculiar masterpiece blades. Introducing narrative curveballs that break up the structure and modulate the tempo, this hardcover edition, featuring a gatefold color insert, beautiful interior art, and copious bilingual footnotes, is the second of a quartet collecting a best-selling series from the former homeland of samurais and ninjas.
Book 2
“Light novels have not been my thing, […] but reading Katanagatari was as close to a conversion experience as I’m likely to come. It also stands as, to date, a go-to example for how to translate a work of popular culture where a good half or more of it would be lost in translation.” – Ganriki.org

Swordless “swordsman” Shichika and self-described “schemer” Togame are on a quest to obtain twelve peculiar masterpiece blades. Introducing narrative curveballs that break up the structure and modulate the tempo, this paperback edition, featuring beautiful interior art and copious bilingual footnotes, is the second of a quartet collecting a best-selling series from the former homeland of samurais and ninjas.
 
Now in paperback!
Book 1
From the pen of the author of the legendary MONOGATARI novels comes another unique offering, available in English for the first time! The basis of an animated series, KATANAGATARI brings to life a swordless “swordsman” and a self-described “schemer” who embark on a quest to obtain twelve peculiar masterpiece blades. Featuring a gatefold color insert, beautiful interior art, and copious bilingual footnotes, this hardcover edition is the first of a quartet scheduled to collect the entire original run. Brimming with action, romance, and unexpected wisdom, often as tongue-in-cheek as The Princess Bride, and shot through with ninjas, samurais, and secret moves, Sword Tale is Musashi for a new generation and a gift for any fan of adventure.
Book 1
“If you’re a fan of the author’s (NISIOISIN) work then you’ll certainly want this whole series in your collection!” – Anime UK News

From the pen of the author of the legendary MONOGATARI novels comes another unique offering. KATANAGATARI brings to life a swordless “swordsman” and a self-described “schemer” who embark on a quest to obtain twelve peculiar masterpiece blades. Featuring beautiful interior art and copious bilingual footnotes, this paperback edition is the first of a quartet brimming with action, romance, and unexpected wisdom.

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