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Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear, Vol. 6

By Kumanano and 029. Released in Japan by PASH! Books. Released in North America by Seven Seas. Translated by Jan Cash & Vincent Castaneda. Adapted by M.B. Hare.…

Manga Bookshelf

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Hyouka’s Ingenious Cinematography and Aesthetics

Expositions are boring. This was how I used to think for the longest time. I mean, who really wants to watch characters talking while sitting in a cafe…

Convoluted Situation

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The Otakusphere: It’s still Sunday, right?

I’m always impressed by the amount of effort the various anime bloggers put in. I have a list of about 150 blogs that I peruse when I start…

In Search of Number Nine — An anime blog

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The Suruga Monkey Arc (Bakemonogatari Analysis) | GITM Podcast Ep. 85

Even though there have been a few twists and turns, the Monogatari Series has been quite ‘comfortable’ so far. All of that is about to change. This week…

Get In The Mecha

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Watching Anime As A Feminist

It’s Women’s History Month and since yesterday at the time of posting was International Women’s Day, I figured I’d write a little something for the occasion that’s bee…

Sakura Sunrise

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20 Longer Length Anime Series to Get Lost In

Certainly it is believed that the 12-episode format or even the longer 23-episode format is good for telling a good self-contained story. However, for some, anime isn’t about…

Recommend Me Anime

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The Mayoi Mai Mai Arc | GITM Podcast Ep. 79

Last episode, I looked at the very beginning of the Monogatari Series and the story of Hitagi Senjougahara; this time we move onto the story of Mayoi Hachikuji!…

Get In The Mecha

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Monogatari

This is the greatest anime I’ve ever experienced, without question. There are so, so many things that are great about this series. It transcends this artform. From amazing…

Anteiku Anime Reviews

14 Blood-Pumping Vampire Romance Anime Series

Even if you are well out of your Anne Rice/Twilight phase, sometimes there is just something to be enjoyed about vampire romances. The vampire, as a creature, is…

Recommend Me Anime

Anime Series Like Arakawa Under the Bridge

Kou Ichinomiya, as the son of a wealthy businessman, has vowed never to become indebted to anyone. However,when he falls in the river under Arakawa Bridge, someone dives…

Recommend Me Anime

10 Best Ecchi Anime For Your Wildest Fantasy

Looking for spicy and naughty ecchi anime to watch? Come check out the 10 best ecchi anime for your wildest fantasy now!

The Anime Basement

Anime Series Like Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei

Nozomu Itoshiki is a high school teacher that is so pessimistic that even small misfortunes can send him spiraling into a pit of despair. Surrounded by increasingly insane…

Recommend Me Anime

Creating my first AMV; Bakemonogatari | Cannibal

In my continued mission to make more video content, I produced my very first AMV, pretty much on a whim, after listening to Tally Hall’s Cannibal a great…

Sakura Sunrise

Nekomonogatari: Kuro Episode 2 – Tsubasa Family, Part Two

We continue through the motions of the story that was already covered in Bakemonogatari, with more detail this time. Tsubasa Hanekawa has revealed that her parents are not…

Umai Yomu Anime Blog

18 Anime Girls That Feature the Cute Little Moe Fang

The moe fang, also known as the tsundere fang or “yaeba” as the the dental trend in Japan is called, is a feature that is pretty telling on…

Recommend Me Anime

Kizumonogatari (Light Novel)

In this review of the Kizumonogatari light novel, I compare the differences to the anime movie trilogy, specifically the fights.

DoubleSama

Bakemonogatari (Light Novels)

In this review of the three Bakemonogatari light novel volumes, I discuss how the novels compare to the anime adaptation.

DoubleSama

Bakemonogatari: A Review

A review on the 2009 Shaft series Bakemonogatari and its unique use of writing and visual directing

Rogue Shogunate

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Bakemonogatari: A Review

A review on the 2009 Shaft series Bakemonogatari and its unique use of writing and visual directing

Rogue Shogunate

The Anime Music a Marathon Runner Listens to

Hey, hey, hey everyone. A common question we get for the DilKokoro Podcast and folks as me in general is about the anime music I listen to. Now,…

AniTAY

Returning to Anime? The Best Anime Series of 2009 That You Missed

Been away from anime for awhile? We understand. You go out and have your life, anime will always be waiting for you when you come back. They always…

Recommend Me Anime

7 Anime I Irrationally HATE

Bakemonogatari The Monogatari series is famous and beloved for 3 main reasons, I think. 1) A unique style of story telling. 2) Fascinating visual components. And 3) Being…

Anime Rants

The Not-so-Fanservicey-but-Still-Fanservicey Fanservice in Nisemonogatari

A fair bit of time ago, I over-indulged myself in a long-ass rant about how much I loved Nisio Isin’s esteemed Bakemonogatari, and somewhere along the line of…

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Bakemonogatari Episode 15 – Tsubasa Cat, Part Five

This is it, the conclusion of Bakemonogatari!15 episodes just fly by, don’t they? Where we had last left off, Black Hanekawa had just confessed to Koyomi Araragi on…

Umai Yomu Anime Blog

Monogatari Second Season: Otorimonogatari Review: In which Doctorkev realises that everything he ever achieved in life was because of his innate cuteness.

As every parent of one grows to understand, teenage girls are terrifying. In this latest part of my Monogatari-fuelled descent into madness and horror, we’ll examine the case…

AniTAY

Bakemonogatari Episode 14 – Tsubasa Cat, Part Four

Part Four?! That Tsubasa Hanekawa is getting quite the arc here, even if one episode of hers was actually hijacked by Hitagi Senjougahara… And there’s still one more…

Umai Yomu Anime Blog

Bakemonogatari – An Unexpectedly Romantic Harem Accompanied by Buckets of Wit and Eccentric Directing!

Ohoho, I had a field day with this one! Bakemonogatari entails the story of the slightly vampiric Koyomi Araragi, who seeks to help those plagued by “oddities”—supernatural symbolisms…

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Bakemonogatari Episode 13 – Tsubasa Cat, Part Three

Koyomi Araragi is on cloud nine after his stellar date with Hitagi Senjougahara. But then he get’s a message from Tsubasa Hanekawa asking him to skip school to…

Umai Yomu Anime Blog

Bakemonogatari Episode 12 – Tsubasa Cat, Part Two

The Tsubasa Cat tale continues, only, without Tsubasa herself.Remember how Tsubasa was constantly bringing up Koyomi’s relationship with Hitagi? Well… Synopsis Hitagi asks Koyomi out on a date…

Umai Yomu Anime Blog

Bakemonogatari Episode 11 – Tsubasa Cat, Part One

With the aberrations that were afflicting Nadeko dealt with, it’s time to move onto the next issue at hand. While on the surface she seems perfect, underneath lies…

Umai Yomu Anime Blog

Bakemonogatari Episode 10 – Nadeko Snake, Part Two

Nadeko Sengoku has been cursed, and as a result, has scales wrapping around her body. Koyomi Araragi was able to find out about this, but now he needs…

Umai Yomu Anime Blog

Bakemonogatari Episode 9 – Nadeko Snake, Part One

A trip to a nearby abandoned shrine ends up sending Koyomi Araragi down another rabbit hole. This time involving a girl from his childhood named Nadeko Sengoku… and…

Umai Yomu Anime Blog

Bakemonogatari Episode 8 – Suruga Monkey, Part Three

Recently Koyomi Araragi met Suruga Kanbaru, underclassman and friend of Hitagi Senjougahara from middle school. In addition to being attacked by Suruga, he learned about her love for…

Umai Yomu Anime Blog

Bakemonogatari Episode 7 – Suruga Monkey, Part Two

We’ve now been introduced to Suruga Kanbaru, an athletic underclassman who has a past with Hitagi Senjougahara. After meeting Suruga, Koyomi Araragi began collecting information on her and…

Umai Yomu Anime Blog

Bakemonogatari Episode 6 – Suruga Monkey, Part One

Let’s take a look at just another day in the life of Koyomi Araragi.The latest development? Koyomi is now dating Hitagi Senjougahara. Synopsis Koyomi is on his way…

Umai Yomu Anime Blog

In/Spectre Review – 60/100

I love yokai shows.  Almost every season, sandwiched between your generic isekai and the high school drama, you’ll find some spooky yokai and poor humans who have to…

Star Crossed Anime

Bakemonogatari Episode 5 – Mayoi Snail, Part Three

Koyomi Araragi snuck out of his house on Mother’s Day in order to avoid his family. While at Namishiro Park, he runs into Hitagi Senjougahara, as well as…

Umai Yomu Anime Blog

Bakemonogatari Episode 4 – Mayoi Snail, Part Two

On Sunday May 14th, Koyomi Araragi came across a lost elementary school girl named Mayoi Hachikuji. Due to his kind nature, Koyomi was able to strong-arm Mayoi into…

Umai Yomu Anime Blog

Bakemonogatari Episode 3 – Mayoi Snail, Part One

With Hitagi Crab having concluded, the story of Koyomi Araragi continues. Ever since that incident with a vampire, Koyomi’s life has become much more involved with the supernatural.…

Umai Yomu Anime Blog

My Favorite Women of Anime

International Women’s Day was this past Sunday and ever since my hiatus I have been excited to take the opportunity to praise some of my favorite female characters.…

Sakura Sunrise

Ani-Gamers Podcast #129 – Best of 2019 with Gerald from Anime World Order

It’s our annual roundup of the best anime, manga, and video games of the past year! This time Evan and David are joined by Gerald (@Gerald_AWO), one-third of…

Ani-Gamers

30 Day Anime Challenge Two: Day Nine

It is day nine of the second 30 Day Anime Challenge. #9: Favorite Anime Cliche Ok, so I actually have a tie for this one. One of my…

Animated Observations

Top 50 Glasses Girls

When it comes to anime and video games, girls in glasses tend to fall into very similar tropes. There is the shy bookworm, the uptight student council president,…

A Certain Dazed Producer

How Senjougahara's Voice Acting Influences Our First Impression

The next edition of the 5-hour Analysis Blitz asked me to talk about the voice acting in the first episode of Bakemonogatari - which was quite the hard…

Replay Value

Staff Picks: Our Favorite Manga of 2019

Welcome to the first post in our annual “Staff Picks” series, in which the Ani-Gamers team selects some of our favorite anime, manga, and video games of the…

Ani-Gamers

GR Anime Review: Bakemonogatari

DAY TWO! Let's talk about the initial entry in the Monogatari Series. Bunch of PLOT to discuss. Watch the show! ► https://www.crunchyroll.com/bakemonogatari For full Anime Reviews, go here. ► https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL97331E402E68F5B5 ►…

Glass Reflection

A Search for the Ultimate Shonen Jobber

Professional wrestling is pretty cool. Anyways, anime! Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/mathwiz97 Music used: Track 29 - Comic Girls Suteki Meppou - Bakemonogatari Discover the Abyss - Made in Abyss Shadow Dancing - Noragami Lurk…

Mathwiz

Just Show Them the Way

I kind of noticed how when we’re told that we can help others who are lost and we have to do everything we can to save them. Yet…

Manga Therapy - Where Psychology & Manga Meet

The Child Bound to the Statue – Jizo and Nadeko Sengoku

It’s a common practice in Monogatari fandom – ‘best girl’ ranking. Logic takes a spectator’s seat to the side; watching, but rarely taking part in the tumult of…

Wave Motion Cannon