So we went from this….
dem feels mang….. dem feels…
As short as this episode took to resolve everything that was building up over the past three episodes, it’s undeniable that the feels here were seriously the strongest ever so far in the Monogatari anime productions. Really, that headpat was just…. too much. Especially after adult Mayoi, Shinobu and Araragi preparing themselves to die and the confrontation with Kiss-shot… only to be ended with not violence, but a very much needed pat on the head. Hit it right in the heart there.
Too bad Kabukimonogatari only got four episodes…. which really felt it didn’t do the arc any justice. I guess Hanekawa was more popular instead!
… Koyomi’s pervertedness sure is rubbing off to someone.
Another new character appears with the starting of Kabukimonogatari and it’s the ominous Oshino Ougi. I’ve heard some things about her, but seriously those eyes and character make me feel like running away when meeting her. Scarily enough, she’s voiced by Mizuhashi Kaori as well… man, incongruity of that voice and her character just adds another layer of ominousness to her.
Meanwhile, this sure was a very talky episode with Ougi’s introduction, Ononoki’s date of sorts with Araragi and finally the time leap happening. Just goes to show not even Shinobu can be perfect! The Nobita and Doraemon jokes were really apt to make on those two.
Finally, the showdown between cat and tiger.
Finally realizing what’s been up eh, Hanekawa.
Not much fanservice in this episode but oh boy there sure was a lot of talking!
Ahhhh those new haircuts. Welcome to Nisio….
Wait are we actually….
HELL YEAH, WE ARE GETTING IT ANIMATED!