Monogatari Second Season: Nekomonogatari White Review

While not the most substantial in terms of strengthening character relationships or the most complex plot-wise, Nekomonogatari White nonetheless presents strong intrapersonal emotional conflict and rounds Hanekawa’s character arc to a satisfying conclusion, while exhibiting strong semantic precision and density. Plot Synopsis: Hanekawa’s cat side is becoming more active, just as a tiger apparition has…

Nekomonogatari Black Review

Nekomonogatari: Black represents a stunning return to form for the franchise, grounding graphic violence and sexually explicit imagery with harsh psychological themes and emotionally resonant character moments that don’t feel unapologetically self indulgent, resulting in what may well be the finest arc thus far, and is certainly one of the densest. Plot synopsis: Araragi has…