Bakemonogatari

Alt titles: A Monster Story

TV (15 eps)
4.368 out of 5 from 20,584 votes
Rank #174

Koyomi Araragi is an aloof boy who holds a strange, supernatural secret which inadvertently leads him to others with similar stories. Gods, spirits and afflictions can be pesky things, taking important memories or causing unusual tendencies – a fact that Koyomi and others are unfortunately aware of. Using the help of an eccentric homeless man, Koyomi is able to help new friends he meets along the way with their own paranormal conundrums…

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roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on Apr 4, 2012
Score: 6.5/10

NOTICE: This review covers both the Nisemonogatari sequel, as well as the upcoming Kizumonogatari movie, since there is no difference amongst them to deserve separate analysis.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS Bakemonogatari (directly translated to English as Monstory) is a combination of so many themes and genres that individually it seems to be pure win. Yet eventually is just a big mess of good ideas... read more

Quizap's avatar by Quizap on Aug 18, 2010
Score: 8.5/10

Awesome story arcs. Senjougahara is awesome. Araragi’s thoughts and comments are hilarious along with his actions and reactions to various things throughout the series. A lot was left unanswered but I’m hoping the 3 internet episodes answer most of them. Kanbaru is indeed a very kinky individual, she’s very honest with everything. Hanekawa and her “meowhahaha” was great, I... read more

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Bakemonogatari Recap TV Special 2009 TBD
Nisemonogatari TV 2012 Sequel
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Monogatari Series: Second Season TV 2013 TBD
Kizumonogatari Movie 2014 TBD
Hanamonogatari TV Special 2014 TBD
Tsukimonogatari TV 2014 TBD

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Monogatari (Light Novel) 2006 TBD

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