Monogatari Series: Second Season

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Nekomonogatari: Shiro, Kabukimonogatari, Otorimonogatari, Onimonogatari, Koimonogatari
Japanese: 〈物語〉シリーズ セカンドシーズン
English: Monogatari Series: Second Season
French: Monogatari Seconde Saison
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 7, 2013 to Dec 29, 2013
Premiered: Summer 2013
Broadcast: Sundays at 00:00 (JST)
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: Shaft
Genres: ComedyComedy, MysteryMystery, RomanceRomance, SupernaturalSupernatural
Theme: VampireVampire
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 8.761 (scored by 358535358,535 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #432
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #307
Members: 671,279
Favorites: 23,459

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Apparitions, oddities, and gods continue to manifest around Koyomi Araragi and his close-knit group of friends: Tsubasa Hanekawa, the group's modest genius; Shinobu Oshino, the resident doughnut-loving vampire; athletic deviant Suruga Kanbaru; bite-happy spirit Mayoi Hachikuji; Koyomi's cutesy stalker Nadeko Sengoku; and Hitagi Senjougahara, Koyomi's aloof classmate.

Monogatari Series: Second Season revolves around these individuals and their struggle to overcome the darkness that is rapidly approaching. A new semester has begun and with graduation looming over Koyomi, he must quickly decide the paths he will walk, as well as the relationships and friends that he'll save. But as strange events begin to unfold, Koyomi is nowhere to be found, and a vicious tiger apparition has appeared in his absence. Hanekawa has become its target, and she must fend for herself—or bow to the creature's perspective on the feebleness of humanity.

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Monogatari Series: Second Season adapts all but the third volume of NisiOisiN's light novel series of the same title. The third volume's adaptation, Hanamonogatari, was aired separately in August 2014. The complete Blu-ray release includes each arc under its novel title and places Hanamonogatari between episodes 11 and 12 of Monogatari Series: Second Season to reflect the original novel order.

Characters & Voice Actors



Opening Theme

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1: "chocolate insomnia" by Tsubasa Hanekawa (Yui Horie) (eps TV: 1-2, 4; BD/DVD: 1-5)
2: "happy bite" by Mayoi Hachikuji (Emiri Kato) (eps TV: 8-9; BD/DVD: 7-10)
3: "Mousou♡Express (もうそう♡えくすぷれす)" by Nadeko Sengoku (Kana Hanazawa) (eps TV: 12, 14; BD/DVD: 12-15)
4: "white lies" by Hiroaki Miyakoshi and Shigeru Yamada (eps BD/DVD: 17-20)
5: "fast love" by Hitagi Senjougahara (Chiwa Saito) (eps BD/DVD: 21-23)
6: "Kogarashi Sentiment (木枯らしセンティメント)" by Hitagi Senjougahara (Chiwa Saito) and Deishu Kaiki (Shinichiro Miki) (eps TV: 23-25; BD/DVD: 24-26)

Ending Theme

1: "Ai wo Utae (アイヲウタエ)" by Luna Haruna (eps 1-10)
2: "Kimi no Shiranai Monogatari (君の知らない物語)" by supercell (eps 11)
3: "Sono Koe wo Oboeteru (その声を覚えてる)" by Marina Kawano (eps 12-20)
4: "snowdrop" by Luna Haruna × Marina Kawano (eps 21-25)

Episode Videos


Dec 7, 2013

Everyone wants to hear or tell a story people will remember by. It doesn’t matter if the story is fictional, realistic, sarcastic, humorous, imaginative, mysterious, psychological, speculative, or even twisted as it can be. Stories are created by ideas that are formed from the very thoughts we experience in our lives. In order for stories to be told well, they have to evoke feelings, reactions, and attract audience that appreciates its ideas. Monogatari Second Series - the anime that not only attracted me to its franchise - but also presented it in an extravagant way that takes the art of storytelling to a whole ...
Jul 13, 2014
Mixed Feelings
Even though it’s been over half a year since I saw this anime, on impulse I decided that it was about time I said a few words about it, because I feel like I almost never see anyone ever talking about the “other” side of Monogatari and the quite clear problems the show has.

Now before you instantly downvote this because I’m not giving this the very highest score, I just want to clarify that I do not hate this show, nor do I think it is a bad one however there are a number of things that make it far from perfect in my eyes, ...
Jul 2, 2020
Preliminary (15/26 eps)
From fine to horrible, the Monogatari series was a rollercoaster of emotions. After seeing the popularity of the famous song "Renai Circulation" I decided to this anime a shot, but at what cost? Well, I ended up wasting hours of my time that I cannot get back since this series just kept on getting worse for me.

Here are some general issues I had with the WHOLE series:
-THE EYES: idk why but the animators made the eyes way too creepy for my liking
-The creepy poses they make
-THE WORLD FEELS EMPTY: this series has little to no background characters making the series feel like only the ...

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