They’re back to Ikebukuro! The new TV anime series “Durarara!!x2 Sho, Ten, Ketsu” has premiered at last! Five years have passed since the previous installment, “Durarara!!” which became popular for its quite unique world plus hard-to-predict scenario. The highly anticipated sequel is back for showing, divided into 3 cours of long series. The story takes place in Ikebukuro, a hot bed of troubles with the folks willing to run around the heat …
A drifting leader of Ikebukuro Dollars. The ex-member of Yellow Scarves who’s missing in action. The cursed katana “Saika” yielder. An odd pair of the legendary headless rider and the underground doctor. An informant from Shinjuku, who puts up fights against Ikebukuro’s most dreaded and violent man.
Added to this familiar lineup is a bunch of eccentric new faces; such as a super inquisitive freshman, a Russian beauty who runs a handyperson service, a good-looking leader of a biker gang, the scar-faced gang executives, and the like.
Through a number of incidents plus human relationships that are inter-connected in most bizarre and complex way, a hot blow is sure to strike Ikebukuro yet again…!
The production staff includes Takahiro Omori and his crew who has directed the previous installment. This time, new creative members joined the team, making it a powerful array of skilled talents, ready for the monumental first work at new studio Shuka!
A long epic story finally unveils its full episodes, leaving nothing to be untold!
This is a twisted story. A story of perverted love… Multiple incidents happen simultaneously, swallowing down the town of Ikebukuro to the bottom of chaos.
Several people showed up at a condo of Shinra, for their own private reasons, while the town is divvied up between Dollars, Yellow Scarves, and Saika. The moment when Celty’s head was brought to spotlight, things began shifting to a climax that no one had ever imagined…!
Original work: Ryogo Narita “Durarara!!”(Dengeki Bunko)
Original Illustrator:Suzuhito Yasuda
Series Composition:Noboru Takagi
Character Design:Takahiro Kishida
Animation Director:Akira Takata
Action Effect Director:Tatsuo Yamada
Image Board:Ogura Koubou
Art Design:Tomoyasu Fujise
Prop Design:Eri Yamazaki
Color Design:Hiromi Yamazaki
CG Producer:Norikazu Kanbayashi
Director of Photography:Hitoshi Tamura, Tetsuya Kawata
Product Produce:Ikebukuro Dollars