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'Hanamonogatari' in Production for 2014 as 'Monogatari Series: Second Season +α' [Update 3/22]

by tsubasalover
Dec 28, 2013 8:55 PM | 137 Comments
According to a video in movie section on the official site of Monogatari Series: Second Season, Hanamonogatari is in production for 2014, titled Monogatari Series: Second Season +α.

Source: Hanamonogatari trailer

Monogatari Series: Second Season +α on MAL

Update March 22
An ad from Anime Japan reveals that the series will air May 31, 2014 and will be 5 episodes. Additional cast members have also been announced.

Suruga Kanbaru: Miyuki Sawashiro
Rouka Numachi: Kana Asumi
Tooe Kanbaru: Michiko Neya

Source: Yaraon 1, 2

Discussion continues from here.

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where is the movie???

Apr 24, 2014 6:10 PM by GodlyKyon

Careful opening the above spoiler as a chapter title alone there is a HUMONGOUS spoiler.

Apr 24, 2014 2:26 AM by hpulley

lm_L said:

Monogatari Series timeline (Light LN spoilers)

Apr 23, 2014 9:37 PM by Thelight52

Monogatari Series timeline (Light LN spoilers)

Apr 23, 2014 12:04 AM by vvvortic

Angmir said:

So this gap will be pictured in Monogatari 3rd season ?

Yes, but you probably should go to the novel sections for questions like this to avoid spoiling things in this thread.

Apr 22, 2014 5:50 PM by mugi

hpulley said:
Cletus said:
Does anyone know the chronological order/timeline of the second season story arcs(including hanamonogatari)?
I heard that hanamonogatari takes place after hitagi end and if so

There is some interleaving that I won't spoil but essentially

but what about the gap in Tsubassa tiger arc ? - basicly when Koyomi is gone (that is actualy shown in Onimonogatari) In middle of Tsubasa Tiger there is that thing with Koyomi asking Kanbaru to help him at old cram school - jsut before it was burned down. We never saw what happened then - or how Koyomi repaid his debt to Gean.
I thought than nadeko story happens in the same time becouse of that but you sayt i tis later. Another hole in the story is why Shinobu is separated from koyomi in tsubasa Tiger as well.

Since Hanamonogatari is focused arround Knabaru I though it gona depicture that gap in the Tsubasa Tiger story - but you say it goes past Koimonogatari.
So this gap will be pictured in Monogatari 3rd season ? Or omited forever ?

Apr 22, 2014 9:23 AM by Angmir

No! Now I want it even more. Long haired Kanbaru is bangin.

Mar 25, 2014 10:25 AM by Aylaine

This news made my body ready!

Mar 25, 2014 10:20 AM by Meruru_Arls

Awesome.. though I'm still very much most looking forward to Kizumonogatari arc. ;)

Mar 25, 2014 6:53 AM by ahxiian

They showed off pretty much every highlight in this PV...

Mar 24, 2014 8:32 AM by mugi

5 episodes T-T i guess the alpha plus makes sense

Mar 22, 2014 8:15 PM by bloodiemonster

YES I CAN"T WAIT probably my most anticipated anime of this year for me :D

Mar 22, 2014 8:11 PM by bloodiemonster

Ah, suddenly Nisekoi being 20 episodes long makes sense!

Mar 22, 2014 8:09 PM by kokone


Mar 22, 2014 1:45 PM by Grouchio

kuuurt said:
Only 5 episodes? Damn. Kizu when?

This is actually rather long for Hanamonogatari.. It has the same length as pretty much every book they adapted into the 2nd Season Anime.

tsudecimo said:
Celestrial2 said:
damn this, I was hoping two cour


Hanamonogatari is just an arc about Kanbaru. It's like the other arcs in Monogatari Second Season. It's not a sequel to Monogatari Second Season, it's part of it.

It was also supposed to air after Kabukimonogatari.

Mar 22, 2014 11:38 AM by mugi

GuiltyKing said:
Will this be streamed online or air on TV? I'm 99% sure it's the latter, but you never know...


Mar 22, 2014 3:26 AM by tsubasalover

This is great news!

Mar 22, 2014 2:32 AM by Xynic

Only 5 episodes? Damn. Kizu when?

Mar 22, 2014 2:24 AM by Kurt

didn't we know this already? apparently not I guess

Mar 22, 2014 2:14 AM by NaturalPerm