Bakemonogatari is 15-episode Japanese anime TV series, and one of the series that based on Japanese light novel written by Nisio Isin and illustrated by Vofan. NisiOisin wrote several hit original novel series in Japan, but is best known outside Japan for his Death Note: Another Note novel spinoff and xxxHOLiC: Another xxxHOLiC spinoff short-story collection.
Title: Bakemonogatari English: Bakemonogatari Synonyms: Ghostory Japanese: 化物語 Type: TV Episodes: 15 First Aired: July 3, 2009 Season: Summer 2009 Producers: Aniplex, Shaft, Kodansha, Aniplex of AmericaL Directed by: Akiyuki Shinbō Produced by: Atsuhiro Iwakami, Masayuki Haryu, Mitsutoshi Kubota Written by: Fuyashi Tō, Akiyuki Shinbō Music by: Satoru Kōsaki Studio: Shaft Network: Tokyo MX, MBS, TVS, TVK, TVA, CTC, TVQ, TVH, BS Japan Genres: Mystery, Romance, Supernatural, Vampire Duration: 24 min. per ep. Rating: R – 17+ (violence & profanity) Prequel: Nekomonogatari: Kuro Sequel: Nisemonogatari Others: Nisekoimonogatari, Bakemonogatari Recap Opening Theme #1: “staple stable” by Chiwa Saito Opening Theme #2: “Kaerimichi (帰り道)” by Emiri Katou Opening Theme #3: “ambivalent world” by Miyuki Sawashiro Opening Theme #4: “Ren’ai Circulation (恋愛サーキュレーション)” by Kana Hanazawa Opening Theme #5: “Sugar Sweet Nightmare” by Yui Horie Ending Theme: “Kimi no Shiranai Monogatari (君の知らない物語)” by supercell; performed by nagi (Gazelle)
Thanks to Oshino Meme, Araragi Koyomi, a high school student, is able to continue being human after coming across a female vampire. However, since the incident, Koyomi seems to meet girls who have an apparition-related issue. Senjougahara Hitagi does not weight anything. Kanbaru Suruga’s left arm looks like that of a monkey’s. Sengoku Nadeko was afflicted by curses from her classmates. Hachikuji Mayoi, a young girl who can’t find her way home no matter how many times she tries. Koyomi, a Mr. Nice Guy, winds up helping each and every girl fix her problem wit the help of Oshino Meme.