Koimonogatari (恋物語) or KOIMONOGATARI: Love Tale in the English publication, 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. Hasegawa Yuiji accidentally finds out that his classmate, Yoshinaga Yamato, is gay. Eventually, he realises Yamato’s gaze is directed towards an unattainable love. From a study group together Yuiji finds out that Yamato is a “pretty nice guy,” and despite his awkwardness, starts wishing for his happinessThe English version was published on January 29, 2019.