A special page on author NisiOisiN
's official website has announced an anime project of the Zaregoto
light novel series.
was originally published between 2002 and 2005 by Kodansha for a total of nine volumes. Del Rey Manga published the first two volumes in English in 2008 and 2010. The first volume, Kubikiri Cycle
, is the winner of the 23rd Mephisto Prize, a literary award for unpublished genre fiction novels. The series also placed first in the 2006 Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! (This Light Novel is Amazing!) rankings in Light Novels category.
The story revolves around the protagonist "I" and the murders and mysteries he encounters. He tries in vain to stay out of the story, but instead he always gets dragged into the center of everything. Even though it seems that he contributes a lot, he always finds out that whatever he did was meaningless in the end.
Official site: http://purelove.ni.siois.in/