Monogatari (Hanamonogatari): Season 1/ Episode 5 "Suruga Devil, Part Five" [Season Finale] – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview As this arc ends, it almost makes me sad that the next iteration of the series, Kizumonogatari, will be jumping back to when Araragi met Shinobu. Review (with Spoilers) It is a bittersweet end when it comes to our focus on Suruga. If just…

Monogatari (Hanamonogatari): Season 1/ Episode 4 "Suruga Devil, Part Four" – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview After Numachi finishes her story Suruga is given terrible news. Review (with Spoilers) An interesting combination of events happens this episode. Numachi explains how she came to inherit the devil’s leg; Karen reveals some news about Numachi, and then Koyomi shows up. Leaving me…

Monogatari (Hanamonogatari): Season 1/ Episode 3 "Suruga Devil, Part Three" – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview Rather than the story shifting to finding Numachi, we instead learn how she came to have 2 devil’s parts. Review (with Spoilers) Well, it seems Kaiki’s purpose has come and gone since Numachi shows up at Suruga’s school. Leading to the idea that whatever…

Monogatari (Hanamonogatari): Season 1/ Episode 2 "Suruga Devil, Part Two" – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview Between Suruga’s arm being free of the monkey paw, Numachi going missing, and Kaiki showing up, a lot goes. Review (with Spoilers) I’m very lost at to how Kaiki is still alive after Hitagi End: Part Six, but somehow he survived nearly bleeding out….

Monogatari (Hanamonogatari): Season 1/ Episode 1 "Suruga Devil, Part One" [Season Premiere] – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview As Suruga adjust to life without Araragi, Senjogahara, as well as Hanekawa, a new charm rumor arises which she decides to investigate. Review (with Spoilers) When it comes to the first episode things begin on a rather boring note. For while Ougi appears, as…