Dengeki has announced that Akihabara and Shinjuku location tests are being set up next weekend for Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax, and along with that came confirmation that Durarara!!'s Shizuo Heiwajima and Accel World's Kuroyukihime have been included in the game's roster. More, including the game trailer, after the jump.
Suzuhito Yasuda is the illustrator on Ryohgo Narita's Durarara!! light novels about the strange and interesting people running around Ikebukuro, Tokyo. He's also the author of the Yozakura Quartet,about Hime Yarizakura, the sixteen year old mayor of fictional Sakurashin and her partners in keeping the peace between the town's human and supernatural residents. In 2011, the two awere being joined in a pair of art books. New, they're re-teaming in a bonus manga.
Koubutsu-ya is a Japanese character goods brand for female manga/anime fans. They will start offering figure-like pen and memo stands of Izaya Orihara and Shizuo Heiwajima, the two characters from popular light novel/anime series Durarara!! this month. Check the product photos after the jump.
Aniplex of America had a few things to share at its Otakon panel today, the biggest of which had to do with an upcoming Blu-ray release of the Durarara!! anime. That, more Blue Exorcist dub cast, and more after the jump!
The folks behind the international World Cosplay Summit competition have developed a "Pilgrimages" web tourism promotion series. Take quick visits to locations featured in anime, manga, and videogames such as Koyoen Station, Kyoto, Washinomiya Tokyo and Ikebukuro. Check them out after the jump.
Today is/was the birthday of Durarara!! antagonist Izaya Orihara. To celebrate, the series official website made a splash page. Check it out after the break!
No, it's not a late April Fools' joke. Through May 6th, anime goods retailers such as Animate and Movic are taking pre-orders for a special "Dollars" branded Durarara!! × EXILIM camera that allows you to edit the urban mystery's cast into your photos. Take a look after the jump.
From the cute to the amusing to the downright strange, Crunchyroll News has scoured the Internet for examples of fan-made anime Valentines. Check out the wonders that we've gathered from around the globe after the jump.
Figures maker Alter has revealed the final Tsuyoshi Takahashi sculpt of the second character in its planned Durarara!! trio. Pre-orders for the 1/8 scale Celty open on January 18th. She'll join Orihara Izaya, who is planned for a February release, with Shizuo Heiwajima trailing at later date. Detailed pics after the jump.
At Comic-con in San Diego today Yen Press announced new manga licenses, but no new light novels. Bump the jump for details!
Anyone who fancies the art of Suzuhito Yasuda will want to stay alert for the impending release of not one, but two artbooks collecting the work of the Yozakura Quartet creator and Durarara!! character designer. Both are scheduled for release in Japan on June 30, 2011.