Bakemonogatari

Alt titles: A Monster Story

TV (15 eps)
4.355 out of 5 from 22,497 votes
Rank #205

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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hotspot's avatar by hotspot on Aug 31, 2014
Score: 3/10

So, I tried to watch Bakemonogatari.. but I couldn't get into it. The first thing you see is a panty shot in the first 30 seconds of the first episode; as someone who does not like women like that, or female ecchi. That was a "Really?!" moment. I was going to be open minded and watch the rest of the episode regardless of the fact. I got up to episode 3 and I just could not watch it anymore.. but not... read more

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

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