‘Monogatari’ Watch Order: Chronological & By Release Date

Monogatari Watch Order: The Complete Guide
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Monogatari a collection of Japanese light novels written by Nishio Ishin, with illustrations by Vofan. The novels share the common suffix -monogatari. In 2009, the first two novels were adapted into an anime, Bakemonogatari. Aniplex has announced during the Anime Japan event. The adaptation of the Tsukimonogatari novel was released on December 31, 2014, with a duration of four chapters, broadcast in a 2-hour special just as it happened with Hanamonogatari.

The anime adaptation of Owarimonogatari premiered on October 3, 2015, and Koyomimonogatari on January 10, 2016. On January 8, 2016, the first part of the Kizumonogatari film trilogy was released. Nishio Ishin began writing a series of short stories for Mephisto magazine in 2005. While his previous work, Zaregoto, contained a large cast of characters, each of these stories introduced a single character. The stories he had previously published plus some new ones were collected into two volumes as part of the Kodansha Box launch titles in 2006.

Monogatari watch order by release date

In this section, we are going to bring you an overview of the Monogatari works in the proper release order:

  1. Bakemonogatari (2009)
  2. Nisemonogatari (2012)
  3. Nekomonogatari (Kuro) (2012)
  4. Monogatari Series Second Season (2013)
  5. Hanamonogatari (2014)
  6. Tsukimonogatari (2014)
  7. Owarimonogatari (2015)
  8. Kizumonogatari Part 1: Tekketsu (2016)
  9. Koyomimonogatari (2016)
  10. Kizumonogatari Part 2: Nekketsu (2016)
  11. Kizumonogatari Part 3: Reiketsu (2017)
  12. Owarimnonogatari (Part 2) (2017)
  13. Zoku Owarimonogatari (2018)

In the next part of this article, we are going to tell you how you should watch the series in chronological order.

Monogatari chronological watch order

In this section, we are going to give you a chronological overview of the works in question:

  1. Kizumonogatari Part 1: Tekketsu (2016)
  2. Kizumonogatari Part 2: Nekketsu (2016)
  3. Kizumonogatari Part 3: Reiketsu (2017)
  4. Nekomonogatari (Kuro) (2012)
  5. Nekomonogatari (Shiro) (2013)
  6. Bakemonogatari (2009)
  7. Nisemonogatari (2012)
  8. Monogatari Series Second Season – “Mayoi Jiangshi” (2013)
  9. Monogatari Series Second Season – “Shinobu Time” (2013)
  10. Owarimonogatari  – “Shinobu Mail” (2015)
  11. Monogatari Series Second Season – “Tsubasa Tiger” (2013)
  12. Owarimonogatari (remaining mini-arcs, 2015)
  13. Monogatari Series Second Season – “Nadeko Medusa” and “Hitagi End” (2013)
  14. Tsukimonogatari (2014)
  15. Owarimnonogatari (Part 2) (2017)
  16. Zoku Owarimonogatari (2018)
  17. Hanamonogatari (2014)
  18. Koyomimonogatari (2016)

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