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Forum: Monogatari Series 2014-09-17, 06:08
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Posted By Shikijin
Tsugi as in Yotsugi Ononoki. It sounds like a...

Tsugi as in Yotsugi Ononoki. It sounds like a spin-off. We have yet to read the story behind Ononoki's creation and the origin of Kagenui's curse. Possibly it will be in this book.

On the other...
Forum: Monogatari Series 2014-08-23, 05:47
Replies: 31
Views: 2,827
Posted By Shikijin
He grew his hair long to hide Shinobu's bite...

He grew his hair long to hide Shinobu's bite marks on his neck.
Forum: Monogatari Series 2014-07-16, 04:17
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Posted By Shikijin
In Japan, the peacock became associated with...

In Japan, the peacock became associated with Kannon, the Goddess of compassion. It is also believed to counter act poison (thus bringing good health) and to invoke rain (hence associated with Spring).
Forum: Monogatari Series 2014-07-13, 12:57
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Views: 542,145
Posted By Shikijin
In anime you see telephone lines evidently...

In anime you see telephone lines evidently because there are a lot of telephone lines in Japan. They have densely populated cities after all. I think that in some places there are underground lines,...
Forum: Monogatari Series 2014-07-10, 09:15
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Views: 542,145
Posted By Shikijin
Because of earthquakes telephone lines remain...

Because of earthquakes telephone lines remain over the ground in Japan to be more easily repaired.
Forum: Monogatari Series 2014-07-09, 08:15
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Views: 542,145
Posted By Shikijin
A childhood friend that wins... doesn't sound...

A childhood friend that wins... doesn't sound very credible :p

But yeah, if Sodachi really wins the monogatari, 10/10 troll award :cool:
Forum: Monogatari Series 2014-05-26, 08:50
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Views: 542,145
Posted By Shikijin
Consider that according to Gaen Araragi spawned...

Consider that according to Gaen Araragi spawned Ougi because he was too strict on himself, to fix his mistakes. The only answer to this in the end was cutting himself some slack :D
Forum: Monogatari Series 2014-05-26, 03:32
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Views: 542,145
Posted By Shikijin
There was a chapter where only Gaen was...

There was a chapter where only Gaen was narrating, and she explained Araragi that Ougi was basically himself. Judging from Gaen's words, there was some incredulity and surprise from Araragi, but...
Forum: Monogatari Series 2014-05-26, 03:09
Replies: 417
Views: 68,941
Posted By Shikijin
These looks like fake spoilers. I cannot even...

These looks like fake spoilers. I cannot even find the cover of zokuowarimonogatari (続終物語) anywhere. I know it is possible that some Chinese got their copies early from illegal leaks, but most likely...
Forum: Monogatari Series 2014-05-24, 15:57
Replies: 2,928
Views: 542,145
Posted By Shikijin
If nothing else, we still need an explanation...

If nothing else, we still need an explanation about Ougi in Hana.

While still hopeful for the last book, I admit I am not as hyped as I once was.
Forum: Monogatari Series 2014-05-24, 04:57
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Views: 542,145
Posted By Shikijin
The first time she visited Japan was 400 years in...

The first time she visited Japan was 400 years in the past and she didn't stay there, so of course she travelled around the world.

-When Araragi revived Kissshot had her nails around Gaen's neck....
Forum: Monogatari Series 2014-05-20, 04:40
Replies: 2,928
Views: 542,145
Posted By Shikijin
In fact, it seems that writing from left to right...

In fact, it seems that writing from left to right (yokogaki) is a relatively recent custom, we are talking about post WWII. Before that characters were written mainly vertically and then right to...
Forum: Monogatari Series 2014-05-19, 15:24
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Views: 542,145
Posted By Shikijin
Yeah, I thought the same, but in Japanese the...

Yeah, I thought the same, but in Japanese the meaning and the pronunciation is essentially a convention.

The real kanji for snake is 蛇. The left part is 虫, which in Japanese now means insect, but...
Forum: Monogatari Series 2014-05-19, 04:55
Replies: 2,928
Views: 542,145
Posted By Shikijin
In the series, but in the story wherever she went...

In the series, but in the story wherever she went specialists trying to exorcise her were bound to appear sooner or later, if nothing else because she kills people for nourishment.

Nisio does love...
Forum: Monogatari Series 2014-05-18, 14:54
Replies: 2,928
Views: 542,145
Posted By Shikijin
I won't check through all the details, but the...

I won't check through all the details, but the gist is this:

-Araragi fell into Avici Hell, the worst of Buddhist hells.
-Since Hachikuji died before her parents she was condamned to limbo, where...
Forum: Monogatari Series 2014-05-18, 07:02
Replies: 2,928
Views: 542,145
Posted By Shikijin
I've finally finished reading Owari 3. There are...

I've finally finished reading Owari 3. There are a lot of mistakes in the summaries here. For example it's not HELL GOD, it's Jizou Bosatsu, the bodhisattva of travellers and infants, and he is just...
Forum: Monogatari Series 2014-03-28, 04:53
Replies: 2,928
Views: 542,145
Posted By Shikijin
I finally managed to finish reading Owari2. I'd...

I finally managed to finish reading Owari2. I'd say it's a good book, but
I didn't like the fact that there was no really meaningful interaction between Shinobu and the first subordinate.

The...
Forum: Monogatari Series 2014-03-11, 13:17
Replies: 2,928
Views: 542,145
Posted By Shikijin
Yeah, she just needs glasses and then she would...

Yeah, she just needs glasses and then she would look like Hanekawa :D
Forum: Older Series 2014-03-03, 14:38
Replies: 1,485
Views: 134,870
Posted By Shikijin
Well, having a well defended HQ would certainly...

Well, having a well defended HQ would certainly help whatever they were going to do, that much is a given. Of course it is a rather thin pretext for hystorical reenactment like anything else in this...
Forum: Older Series 2014-03-03, 03:35
Replies: 1,485
Views: 134,870
Posted By Shikijin
Nobunaga is a genius warrior. He knows how to use...

Nobunaga is a genius warrior. He knows how to use the sword, the bow and the spear. And he has his own kind of charisma.

Sunomata Castle (墨俣城 Sunomata-jō?) is a Japanese castle in Ōgaki in Gifu...
Forum: Older Series 2014-02-25, 05:40
Replies: 1,485
Views: 134,870
Posted By Shikijin
It doesn't necessarily mean she won't die a few...

It doesn't necessarily mean she won't die a few episodes later :eyespin:

Anyway, we still don't know who tried to shoot Nobunaga.
Forum: Manga & Light Novels 2014-02-23, 16:01
Replies: 9
Views: 2,323
Posted By Shikijin
This novel was just an introduction set before...

This novel was just an introduction set before the anime, Himiko is not even mentioned there. Those who watched the first stage exhibition may know more, as that possibly covers 1/3 of the series :p
Forum: Older Series 2014-02-10, 05:17
Replies: 1,485
Views: 134,870
Posted By Shikijin
Another historical anecdote about Nobuhide's...

Another historical anecdote about Nobuhide's death:

"When his father lay mortally ill in Owari, Nobunaga asked the bonzes to pray for his life and asked them whether he would recover from his...
Forum: Older Series 2014-02-09, 17:23
Replies: 1,485
Views: 134,870
Posted By Shikijin
No, those girls work for the Oda. They are often...

No, those girls work for the Oda. They are often together with Ichi.
Forum: Older Series 2014-02-05, 17:05
Replies: 1,485
Views: 134,870
Posted By Shikijin
So much for people calling Nobunaga a **** Sue...

So much for people calling Nobunaga a **** Sue :rolleyes:
The bike and the two cat-like servants are the reason why I see Caesar associated with the Chariot, though I still don't understand well...
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