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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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The Inauthenticity of Senjougahararagi: Bakemonogatari 08 (Suruga Monkey Arc Ends, Senjougahara Steals Show Again)

Bakemonogatari is the kind of show that makes me liveblog. Instead of spamming melative and twitter, I went directly to my draft of this post. I went to this method because there’s so much going on — an illusion of … Continue reading

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The Devil Made Me Do It: Bakemonogatari 07 (A Lesbian and a Devil Pretending to be a Monkey)

Bakemonogatari continues to be about authenticity and inauthenticity. Characters lie, and are untrue to themselves and to Araragi. But here is an interesting thing: Suruga Kanbaru finds out she has three wishes that will come true, but it will be … Continue reading

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