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The Best Bakemonogatari Quotes

Over 300 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best Bakemonogatari Quotes

There are so many memorable quotes from the anime Bakemonogatari, but which ones stood out to you the most? Since it's just a great anime, let's rank the best quotes from Bakemonogatari, with the help of your votes. These memorable Bakemonogatari quotes can be from any character in the series, whether they are a main character like Koyomi Araragi, or even a side character like Karen Araragi or Meme Oshino.

Based on a light novel series by Nisio Isin, the anime series that began with Bakemonogatari ran in 2009 and debuted in July. Twelve episodes later, the series first concluded in September, only to return for three more online episodes in November. Bakemonogatari was the first in a series of three story arcs in the Monogatari series, followed by Nisemonogatari and Nekomonogatari (Black). The Bakemonogatari anime covers the events of five light novels, centering on the life of Koyomi Araragi, a high school student who gets turned into a vampire, only to be brought back among the living ... and as a human at that.

Use your votes to let other fans of Bakemonogatari know what your favorite quotes from the series are. You can also downvote any Bakemonogatari quotes that you didn't like as much.

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  • More Real Than the Real Thing
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    101 VOTES

    More Real Than the Real Thing

    "There's no reason a fake can't do what the real thing would. And it's possible for a fake to be more real than the real thing."

    -Shinobu Oshino 

    101 votes
  • Caught Your Eye
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    65 VOTES

    Caught Your Eye

    "Although my life hasn't been very fortunate until now, I'm glad if I caught your eye because of that misfortune..."

    -Senjougahara Hitagi 


    65 votes
  • Know What I Know
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    117 VOTES

    Know What I Know

    "I don’t know everything, I just know what I know."

    -Tsubasa Hanekawa 

    117 votes
  • Selfishly Admire Someone
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    65 VOTES

    Selfishly Admire Someone

    "If you're going to selfishly admire someone only to be disillusioned later, then maybe you shouldn't try to get to know them better at all."

    -Koyomi Araragi

    65 votes
  • Every Time You Sigh
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    54 VOTES

    Every Time You Sigh

    "Did you know every time you sigh, a little bit of happiness escapes?"

    -Senjougahara Hitagi 

    54 votes
  • Afraid of Losing You
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    39 VOTES

    Afraid of Losing You

    "Right now, I'm afraid of losing you. Although my life hasn't been very fortunate until now, I'm glad if I caught your eye because of that misfortune. Because of that, I was able to fall for you. So we'll definitely do something, but I want to wait just a bit. So, right now, the last thing I can offer you... Is this starry sky."

    -Senjougahara Hitagi 

    39 votes