Katanagatari 1 (light novel)

"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.