Bakemonogatari Recap

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Synonyms: Bakemonogatari Episode 5.5, Bakemonogatari Special, Ghostory Recap, Ghostory Special
Japanese: 化物語


Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 7, 2009
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Shaft
Source: Light novel
Genres: MysteryMystery, RomanceRomance, SupernaturalSupernatural
Duration: 24 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.311 (scored by 2113921,139 users)
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Ranked: #23082
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Popularity: #2513
Members: 46,869
Favorites: 46

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A recap of episodes 1-5 of Bakemonogatari.


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"Kimi no Shiranai Monogatari (君の知らない物語)" by supercell; performed by Gazelle

Oct 8, 2009
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"Not all things are what they appear to be"

Note: The following review will talk about not only the recap special, but also the episodes it covers.

Bakemonogatari - recap special, shows the past events that circle around episodes 1 -5.

The tale revolves around Koyomi Araragi, who has just recently survived a vampire attack, and under certain circumstances gets involved with many things regarding the supernatural (ghosts, spirits and the like). A mysterious girl falls from the sky one day, and his life is never the same afterward. Now if you have never watched the series up until this point then you’re probably thinking there isn’t a read more

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