Bakemonogatari

TV (15 eps)
- 2010
Summer 2009
4.341 of 5 from 31,465 votes
Rank #335

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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sothis Oct 2, 2009
Score 6.5/10

Just checked out Bakemonogatari 1-4. It definitely piqued my interest, though I'm not sure if its pros outweighed the cons.Pros:Extremely interesting animation - combining all sorts of styles (hard to explain what I mean) in a very symbolic ways. Gorgeous scenery, and very cinematic in a way. Quirky, appropriate musicWitty dialogue (though this is... read more

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roriconfan 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.

PREFACE
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... read more

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