Bakemonogatari

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  • 3
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4.5
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  • 2 out of 2 people found this review helpful:
    The Monogatari Series is a MUST WATCH!
    Since the first episode of the second season just aired, I decided I would write a small review to catch people's interest, because this is one of very few Anime I would rate as a Masterpiece.

    To start things off I will start with the shows only flaw. But it is also its greatest asset... The massive amount of Character interactions and dialogue. Monogatari is built around ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Dialogue Heavy Anime Impresses with
    I was initially skeptical about this anime - and now I've learned never to judge by apparent genre. It contains elements of horror, drama, a little sci-fi, a lot of occult and even bawdy humour as a backdrop. I never felt bored. I often felt confused. In the end, however, it became my favourite. This is the only review I've ever written. I felt this show deserved it, because of how it surprises me ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Great series, my absolute favorite, but...
    This series is amazing. The word play, the characters, the plot, everything about it is great. The only problem is that Crunchyroll has made watching it awkward. For example, Bakemonogatari is missing episodes 13, 14, and 15. Hanamonogatari is under Monogatari Second Season and the 5 episodes are combined in one long video.
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    A Unique, Stylish, and Memorable Anime
    Story

    This was my third attempt to watch Bakemonogatari and I’m glad to announce that it does get better. In a world of fast paced anime, it can be hard to slow down and watch a show that spends fifteen minutes of a twenty-four minute episode in the back of a car. When I say that Bakemonogatari is slow, I mean it moves at a pace slower than molasses. Characters spend whole episodes sitting ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    It was great, totally
    The anime is very interesting and appealing to the eye, which keeps me coming back for more. I love the Araragi as a character as a character. He's very relatable as a person, well, more as a guy. I do find that the anime does take some adjusting to because of the cut scenes that I'd have to admit are a bit quick for the first season. I did love that, even though I didn't at first, I came to love ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Unique and Interesting
    While reading other reviews,I saw some people saying it was repetitive,or even normal.They're opinions are okay,of course,I'm not against that,but there are so many reasons as to why they're wrong.The show presents an odd,yet somehow appealing art style,flashing messages on the screen and viewing the characters from odd angles to create a strange perspective for the viewer.The art isn't nearly as ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    Altair, Deneb and Vega
    NOTE: this review lacks a synopsis, I'd also like to mention I tend to write reviews for people like myself who probably wouldn't watch something like this on their own. So all ou action junkies, like myself, will find Bakemonogatari lacking. But I've been expanding my pallete and this satisfied. It contains several interesting and diverse characters and a plot that focuses on the emotional ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    not bad, but i expected more (considering how much this show is praised)
    I really wanted to love this show when I started it. It looked like something I'd like. The art, music and presentation were nice and stylish, but I wanted more out of the story. The main male character is pretty dull. Hitagi's parts of the story were my favorite, i liked their dialogues and especially episode 12, but some of the other characters' mini-arcs were hit or miss for me. Felt like some ...
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  • 1 out of 1 people found this review helpful:
    One of the greatest cult hits of the decade. *spoiler free*
    *spoiler free*
    I first watched Bakemonogatari when it first came out, and have re-watched it roughly 5 times as of today. I will be addressing the main aspects of the show in the following review.

    Story: 5/5
    The story follows Araragi Koyomi, 1/10th vampire and 9/10th's human; as he encounters multiple oddities (spirits and supernatural phenomenon). Araragi takes it upon himself to help anyone ...
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