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Jul 4, 2016 1:40 PM

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That was probably my least favorite opening song yet, but the rest of the episode was great! Tsubasa was pretty cute in her cat form.
Jul 27, 2016 11:10 AM

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Damn that episode was over so fast :o
Looks like Hanekawa will transform soon once again because of her shitty parents :/
Jan 31, 2017 1:20 PM

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That Cat Personality Of Hanekawa Was So Cute!!!!!!!
Feb 4, 2017 4:38 PM

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Great episode as always!
Mar 27, 2017 10:41 AM

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Hanekawa trying to justify her dad hitting her was sad.

So there's the sexy kitty I've seen in so many screenshots of this show...
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Apr 11, 2017 1:05 AM

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Wow, I love the OP, it's probably my favourite of the lot. I'm glad the Hanekawa arc has finally started, she's definitely the most intriguing character.
Apr 15, 2017 10:27 AM

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Hanekawa, is the most boring character I've ever seen. This arc along with the snake arc are just not that good.
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Jul 3, 2017 2:04 AM

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CatSoul said:
Hanekawa trying to justify her dad hitting her was sad.

^This :(

Hanekawa design was probably the least interesting to me, but I'm starting to see one of the reasons why she's so popular with this small glimpse of her other personality.
Jul 28, 2017 5:02 PM

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Only universe where being a nice guy equates to being a babe magnet. I do like how they're beginning to unravel Shinobu's past; so it turns out she isn't exactly "nothing" after all.

Lastly, there's been a serious lack of Senjougahara for the past few episodes. One of these girls may make a move of she doesn't appear soon ;p
Sep 16, 2017 7:21 AM

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Omfg. I didn't know that neko is Hanekawa. And she's so beautiful. Holy shit. I loved everything about this episode. I miss Mayoi, though. I need more of her.

And where on earth is Senjougahara? :/ I miss Araragi x Hitagi moments together. :3

Still not over the gorgeousness of Hanekawa when she's a cat. :p
Sep 22, 2017 10:56 PM
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Doraemon references for the win
Dec 5, 2017 2:51 PM
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Another episode without the MC's GIRLFRIEND, for Christ sake! And what the hell is with him lifting Nadeko's skirt? Everyone is telling to read the sign, but it doesn't make sense at all.
Dec 26, 2017 10:59 PM

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Damn so Hanekawa's stress caused her to bring on the Black Cat, which in turn caused her to hospitalize her parents, she then asked, or because of Shinobu, forgot what she did, was then placed with relatives as her replacement parents for a while, who she ended up absolutely hating, as well as they cause her so much stress and are so mean to her she might become the Black Cat again. Damn, that's some tough backwards ass shit that she, and probably Araragi, are going to have to deal with.
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Dec 31, 2017 3:05 PM

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May 25, 2018 9:13 PM
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Another good episode. This series has a slight harem element to it (not that I'm complaining). If it weren't for Senjougahara and Araragi agreeing to date, this series would've been a full-blown supernatural harem anime. I'm really enjoying this show.

Also, why does Nadeko runs away when Hanekawa shows up?
Aug 27, 2018 3:51 PM

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I feel that this new arc will have a greater focus on Hanazawa, and I'm also thinking that the main thing that will cause the anger of the neko will be the romance between Senjougahara and Araragi.

Honestly, I did not like this new aperture, I preferred the previous one and, incidentally, what images were those of the woman's body? lol
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Nov 26, 2018 2:42 PM

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I like Hanekawa's transformation into a cat. She was very weird at first, but I like her now. It seems that she have family issues.
Defying me till the very end, huh? Some things are beautiful exactly because they are unobtainable.
Dec 23, 2018 11:13 PM

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I don't understand why Koyomi was wearing his middle school uniform.
Mar 28, 2019 4:44 AM
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I thought we were going to get a full flashback arc, luckily we're not.
Mar 28, 2019 3:38 PM
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"My mother's husband's second wife is my current "mother", and her second husband is my current "father".

My head is spinning. So her mother is gone, her "father" isn't her real father, so her mother remarried once. After the biological mother left, her "father" remarried and the woman he married was already married before, so it's the second marriage for all of them?

I am surprised that he sees so many unique ships in the harbor, but always the same cars on the streets.
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Apr 26, 2019 9:32 AM
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Huh, a lot of parts from the meddlecat arc. So, I guess we're going through that again.
May 12, 2019 6:36 AM

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Araragi is like Kaneki with a gross mind.

This time it's Hanekawa and she transform into cat.

Shinobu is OP, we need more info of her power. I'm guessing in the first episode prologue that is the adult Shinobu.

Deep down Hanekawa want to be with Araragi but she's too kind to steal Senjougahra's position. I guess Araragi suit well with Hanekawa, they will care each other.
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May 28, 2019 9:07 PM

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Banger OP. Probably my favorite of the Bakemonogatari OPs. I dunno why, but I never get tired of Japanese people speaking like cats. It's just hilarious. A stress-based aberration, huh? Interesting. Didn't they say that vampires are the most powerful aberration, or is there something higher? I really hope we get some context between the whole Araragi vampire thing eventually because I'm still really confused what the fuck is going on there.
Jul 11, 2019 11:04 PM
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* Getting a Tsubasa focused arc , there has been a lot of build up for curious to see where she goes from here.
* Apperently her ailment has something to do with so personality and black hanekawa really liked the background behind her ailment as a means to remove stress and also her dialogue at the begining was great for fleshing out her character. Her family life is interesting to say the least.
* This ailment was dealth with prior to the series beginning so it get detailed out more in a previous arc.
* There was sequence of flashbacks in this episode that was basically like a recap for the nekomonogatari arc. Whose events were cool and thrilling to watch, my only concern is that since it gave us everything in a brief summation what happened, with regards to events that happened in that arc, the nature behind Tsubasa ailment and the nature of the linkage to her characterization and how it was resolved what's left for that arc in nekomonogatari to explore.
* That aside, looking forward to seeing what shinobu will do she seems to be relevant in this arc and relevant to it's resolution. Maybe this season or next season we will get into her character.
* We also had some noteworthy interaction with araragi and sengoku that was a little awkward.
* Will say this episode definitely got more interested in hanekawa character, she was interesting before but it solidfied it.
Jul 15, 2019 9:15 AM

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It was a nice episode and it went by pretty fast to me. A fella really does enjoy these OPs. "Sugar Sweet Nightmare" was my ringtone for a bit. Some great visuals in this one and Hanekawa and Araragi's interactions are wonderful. Again, since I'm re-watching I can appreciate the references and things that are mentioned
Jan 3, 3:49 AM

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This was a good ep. Half of the ep. concerned the post-snake arc with Sengoku Nadeko. Looks like she is still half-embarrassed when Araragi-oniichan is around. But the big question is why she muttered and ran away the moment Tsubasa showed up.

Anyway, the opening was something for itself. I am really glad the opening describes the arcs main characters personality. The song fits each time. This time we got an adventurous opening where the character wants to travel the world around and get a lot of traveling experience.

The ep. was great too. I really loved the nyan transformation. It got to be (currently) the best transformation of an character. White Tsubasa looks so cute and dangerous at the same time, nyan >.<:

Looks like once she get a headache she goes all out with the transformation. First I thought she had killed her parents (I guess they are the foster-parents), but I guess I was wrong since her foster parents are still alive. Apropos Tsubasa, I get the feeling like she is the type that has a crush on Araragi, but doesn't want to become a nuisance in Araragi & Senjougahara's relationship. So instead of standing up for herself, she rather gives tips how to how to improve the relationship. Poor girl, hopefully we will get a confirmation later on. Next ep. looks exciting. Seems like Tsubasa and Senjougahara is gonna meet, finally.
Modified by mangalicker94, Jan 3, 5:09 AM
Jan 3, 5:19 AM

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abandoned2014 said:
kkmaster1337 said:
i cant put this episode into words but
jaw dropping lol at sengoku's running away

Wouldn't mind an explanation to Koyomi's actions between 10:10-10:50 also. I couldn't read the sign after that scene...The type was small, blurred and too light.

You may need glasses. Nah, kidding. On the sign it's written: "There is a lot of problems with place you're protecting". I interpret it as a joke where this is the phrase in Araragi's mind that he want to use to see Sengoku's panties. xD My interpretation of that scene is his perv behaviour. He may want to touch Sengoku's hair and see her panties. You can clearly see it when he grab her skirt. But before he pull it up, he stop the temptation and pull back. That's why he says after that scene: "I feel like my manhood is being measured when I'm around you". Then again, this is only my interpretation of this particular scene. :)
Modified by mangalicker94, Jan 3, 5:24 AM
Jan 3, 5:29 AM

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removed-user said:
Contrary to what I though, Tsubasa Cat is not an arc that played in the past (because Hanekawa knew Oshino), so we might hope for more Senjogahara now.
Araragi and Sengoku talking about Doraemon inside stuff was nice^^

Fabrice said:
The way nadeko ran away....damn that was cute

How she faced the traffic lights, lovely.

I don't think it's been told about
. I may be wrong, but I don't think this kind of information has been revealed.
Jan 3, 5:35 AM

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tr25a3 said:
"My mother's husband's second wife is my current "mother", and her second husband is my current "father".

My head is spinning. So her mother is gone, her "father" isn't her real father, so her mother remarried once. After the biological mother left, her "father" remarried and the woman he married was already married before, so it's the second marriage for all of them?

Probably correct guessing. I came to the same conclusion. In other words she lives with foster parents where the father is violent type.
Aug 9, 5:59 PM

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Imagine turning into a cat because you had so much built up stress lol.

So we get some more insight about Hanekawa's life, feel bad for her.
I'm guessing there'll be more flashback scenes to when Koyomi first helped Hanekawa with this.

Aug 9, 8:14 PM

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After Renai Circulation, no op (in this season) could possibly top it, so this new op isn't my favorite, probably my least favorite out of all of them.

That conversation with Nadeko was really interesting and fun to watch. Loved when they were talking about Doaermon's gadgets, and how Araragi reacted when Nadeko handed over the school swimsuit. One of my favorite things in this show is just how the characters will have conversations together. When Nadeko ran away, that as just adorable.

It looks like Hanekawa already had an event in the series, so it looks like a prequel or something. Really interested to see how her arc will turn out.
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Aug 9, 8:59 PM
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i saw naked boobies in the op :)
Aug 14, 9:42 PM
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i loved this episode but we only got to it like the last 9 mins or so.....

anyway that was so sad how hanekawa was talking about her dad hitting her :( and you can tell araragi really cares about her :(

looking forward to the rest of this arc!! i actually prefer this OP, but they are all great!

yui horie did a great job as always with her VA

but i’ll probably remember over and over again
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Sep 9, 4:53 AM

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Another interesting arc°_°

I actually enjoyed this episode when they show Tsubasa back story it was very interesting.

I also liked when Araragi and Nadeko met the way Nadeko smile and blush was really cute especially when Tsubasa show up and when Nadeko run my was like melting on cuteness^^

Looks like Araragi is cheating on Senjougahara lol.

Anyway this episode was Interesting I actually loved it.
Oct 25, 4:28 PM

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looks like its the last arc, wasn't expecting that Hanekawa transformation.

damn, Nadeko is so cute
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