Bakemonogatari

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Bakemonogatari

Bakemonogatari centers on Koyomi Araragi, a third year high school student who is almost human again after briefly becoming a vampire. One day, a classmate named Hitagi Senjōgahara, who infamously never talks to anyone, falls down the stairs into Koyomi's arms. He discovers that Hitagi weighs next to nothing, in defiance of physics. After being threatened by her, Koyomi offers her help, and introduces her to Meme Oshino, a middle-aged homeless man who helped him stop being a vampire.
The series tends to introduce only one new heroine per chapter, each involved with a different "apparition". The events of the previous chapters play an important role in the subsequent ones. The series primarily focuses on conversations between characters; it contains a fair number of parodies of other series, as well as Nisio Isin's trademark wordplay and metahumor.
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Notes

Alternative Names: Ghostory, Ghost Story
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Supernatural
Demographic:
Based on a series of light novels, Bakemonogatari by Nisio Isin.

Reviews

Michael Eh?

Unsettling art style for an equally unsettling story of ex-vampires and old Japanese legends turned urban.

Doug

This seems like its built on a more interesting concept than most shows but I can't tell just from the pilot; likewise for the characters as well.

humanbean

not bad. an original approach to storytelling with interesting characters.

Club Notes

Review Date: August 9, 2009

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