Category Archives: Bakemonogatari

Themed (mostly) posts over each episode of Bakemonogatari

Monkeying Around in Tokyo Hotel Rooms: Bakemogatari Style

I went on a Plamo run in Tokyo, the ‘wackiest’ city in Asia. I know this because I watch a lot of anime and read a lot of manga. I also read a lot of related blogs written by people … Continue reading

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There are Dark Places in the World, a Home For Ghosts: Bakemonogatari Finally (Finale)

In the end, what I take away is a story of friends and friendship. Senjougahara represented romantic love, and while all the other girls (Hanekawa, Oshino Shinobu, Hachikuji, Kanbaru, Sengoku)  flirted with us (yes, we viewers) in creating a harem … Continue reading

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Nyaruhodo (Tsubasa Cat 4; Bakemonogatari 14) or, the Authenticity of Bakemonogatari

It’s clearer, much clearer. Bakemonogatari is a harem anime. If I questioned it before, I don’t question it now. I mean, Senjougahara being Araragi’s girlfriend aside, he’s perfectly willing to die for any of the other girls’ sakes. If that … Continue reading

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Moments of 2009: One Summer Night Senjougahara Gives the Sky Away (Bakemonogatari Non-Finale)

As a kid I was very much into astronomy, and the stars and constellations was very much my thing. Oh to be a grade-schooler oblivious of the rigors of astrophysics and its related mathematics! It was all romance then. I … Continue reading

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Tsubasa Cat and Araragi Dog: Bakemonogatari 13

I can’t help but feel good about how Araragi reminisces about Senjougahara at the beginning of the episode. It tells me that their first date was indeed about something. Every step forward in his relationship with Senjougahara is initiated by … Continue reading

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