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Rumor Squad: Bakemonogatari Prequel, Sequel Anime?

The prequel and sequel light novels may get their own adaptations.


 Kizumonogatari
 Kizumonogatari
Just got a link to 2ch where fans have discovered listings on Amazon.com for two interesting Blu-Ray/DVD releases: Kizumonogatari and Nisemonogatari. Sound familiar? They're the titles of the prequel and sequel, respectively, for Bakemonogatari, NisiOisiN's light novel series, which was turned into a rather popular anime in the summer '09 anime season.

So, what does this mean? Well, it's entirely possible-- perhaps even likely, given the popularity of the Bakemonogatari anime --that Kizumonogatari and Nisemonogatari are getting their own OVAs (TV series is also possible, but somehow I feel like that wouldn't be up on Amazon this early).

 Nisemonogatari
 Nisemonogatari

On the other hand, Amazon is rife with strange and/or erroneous listings, so for now we'll call this a "rumor," and I'll give it a 7.5 on the likelihood scale (1 being "pigs flying" and 10 being "George Lucas finds another way to !@#% over classic Star Wars fans").

For the record: like Bakemono is monster and monogatari is story, so Kizumono is a defective or damaged item (or, colloquially, a deflowered woman), and Nisemono is a fake or counterfeit.

This is still a rumor, but in the event that it turns out true, might I acquire a "hell yes," please?
John_Martoneon Jan. 6, 2010 at 9:30 a.m.
"Hell yes"
Void_Wizardon Jan. 6, 2010 at 9:35 a.m.
Hell yeah!
Sigueon Jan. 6, 2010 at 9:59 a.m.
7.5/10? More like 10/10. Hell yes.
JJOR64on Jan. 6, 2010 at 10:17 a.m.
Hellz to the yeah!  It wouldn't surprise me if there was more to the series since it was such a huge hit last year.
Juuhachion Jan. 6, 2010 at 1:04 p.m.
Yeah!! I was hoping for Koyomi Vampire to be animated!!
HeeroYuyon Jan. 6, 2010 at 6:19 p.m.
Can I get a Tatemonogatari? "Man, she is BUILT!" *badump tss*
Black_Roseon Jan. 6, 2010 at 8:23 p.m.
@Void_Wizard said:
" Hell yeah! "
@John_Martone said:
" "Hell yes" "
@JJOR64 said:
" Hellz to the yeah! "
@Sigue said:
"Hell yes. "
i agree with these statements. 
John_Martoneon Jan. 12, 2010 at 11:22 a.m.
Is the new prequel/sequel here yet?
 
I'm getting tired of waiting.

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