Nobuyuki Takeuchi solo’d the entire episode. Storyboard, Key Animation, Director. . .it was all him!!! Now let’s see who this guy is.
Looks at ANN
Bakemonogatari: Storyboard (Ep.1-5), Animation Director (Ep.3-5), Assistant Animation Director (For 4 episodes) Key animator (For 12 episodes), VISUAL DIRECTOR
My eyes are always right! That library was just way too Bakemonogatari-esque to not have been Shaft-influenced. Or Bake influenced in this case.