Koimonogatari (恋物語) is the ninth part of the Monogatari series. It is the twelfth book overall, and contains the story Hitagi End (ひたぎエンド). It is the last book in second season of the series.
The English version is currently slated for a December 2018 release.
The title is portmanteau of koi, "love", and monogatari, "story".
"Don't you think unrequited love that lasts forever is happier than mutual love?"
As winter holidays approach with the promised "destined day", she chose the darkest and the worst option...
English Release Synopsis Edit
On January 1st, Hitagi Senjyogahara calls her nemesis, the con-artist Deishu Kaiki, to request his services. “There is someone I’d like you to deceive.” The request is a bitter one for her to make, but one that would save her and her dear Koyomi Araragi from a “death sentence.”
Kaiki starts to research his target, Nadeko Sengoku, the junior high school girl who became a god of North Shirahebi Shrine. As Kaiki investigates her background, he finds her secret, which she has never told anyone, including her beloved Koyomi Araragi. Can Kaiki save Hitagi and Koyomi before time is up?!
Hitagi Senjougahara made a deal with the gods with her life in order to protect Koyomi Araragi. As winter holidays approach with the promised “destined day”, she chose the darkest and the worst option…
Introduced Characters Edit
See also: Monogatari Series Second Season
Koimonogatari was adapted into the TV anime series through the compilation cour of Monogatari Series: Second Season as the fifth and final arc. For Blu-ray releases, it was released induvidually with its original novel title.
|First Season||1. Bakemonogatari (One) • 2. Bakemonogatari (Two) • 3. Kizumonogatari • 4. Nisemonogatari (One) • 5. Nisemonogatari (Two) • 6. Nekomonogatari (Black)|
|Second Season||7. Nekomonogatari (White) • 8. Kabukimonogatari • 9. Hanamonogatari • 10. Otorimonogatari • 11. Onimonogatari • 12. Koimonogatari|
|Final Season||13. Tsukimonogatari • 14. Koyomimonogatari • 15. Owarimonogatari (One) • 16. Owarimonogatari (Two) • 17. Owarimonogatari (Three) • 18. Zoku Owarimonogatari|
|Off Season||19. Orokamonogatari • 20. Wazamonogatari • 21. Nademonogatari • 22. Musubimonogatari • Tsugimonogatari|
|Monster Season||23. Shinobumonogatari • 24. Yoimonogatari • 25. Amarimonogatari • 26. Ougimonogatari • 27. Shinomonogatari (One) • 28. Shinomonogatari (Two)|