Bakemonogatari Volume 1&2 Evaluation.

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In short, if you’re a superfan it’s worth buying, otherwise you should probably avoid this.

I’ll elaborate on my reasoning for this, but first I’d like to speak for a bit about the localization. I’d like to clearly state here that I do not fluently speak or read Japanese , thus I’m more speaking about how it reads in English and less how it compares to the Japanese version. I believe that it’s an important perspective to be shown as it could be a significant factor for anyone unfamiliar with Japanese looking to get into the series. All that being said I still encourage everyone to take what I say with a grain of salt, and if possible try reading some pages in a bookstore yourself.

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