The smartphone games based on Dengeki's light novels have been drumming up fan interesting with more events, as as the summer event, some of them are even using themes other than swimsuits! For starters, The Irregular at Magic High School - Lost Zero is celebrating its first anniversary with an idol themed event. Then Durarara!! the Underside is doing Sherlock Holmes. Get a look after the jump.
This season's run of Durarara!! x 2 Ten is taking a short break between this week's episode 21 and September 12th's episode 22nd. In its place, next week will be broadcast of the season one, episode 12.5 OVA in which a UFO is supposedly spotted in Ikebukuro. More after the jump.
At this weekend's Anime Expo, Aniplex of America announced released plans for the domestic version of Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works] Blu-ray Box Set I and DVD Complete 1st Season, and DURARARA!! x 2 Volumes 1 & 2 (Blu-ray and DVD). Along with this was news that an English dub is being produced for Your Lie in April with Patrick Seitz directing.
Durarara!! X2 The Second Arc is preparing to introduce a whole bunch of dangerous new Ikebukuro residents from groups in volumes 8-10 such as the Rakukage Gym and Dragon Zombies. And the series site and Twitter feed has been updated with a look at these folks, along with their character designs. Get a look after the jump.
Izaya narration and opening theme "day you laugh" from Mikado Ryūgamine voice actor Toshiyuki Toyonaga are featured in the new preview for this summer's Durarara!! X2 The Second Arc (aka DRRR!! X2 Ten) anime. The theme song will be released August 12th and includes a chance to buy tickets to an October 25th live event with the limited edition. Get a look after the jump.
Crunchyroll announced plans to simulcast the second arc of the Durarara!! X2 anime, which is set to broadcast every Saturday starting July 4 at 9:30am Pacific Time. Hit the jump for more.
While there's beeen plenty of Durarara!! merchandise, including mugs, with illustrations of Celty's iconic helmet on them, Tsukuri tops them all with a mug shaped like her eared motorcycle helmet! The ceramic mug measures L8 x W15 x H15cm (including ears) and sells for 1,836 yen ahead of a July release. Get a look after the jump.
Banpresto will start a new session of their popular lottery series Ichiban Kuji featuring the ongoing TV anime Durarara!!x2 at convenience store chain CircleK Sunkus, bookstores, Tsutaya, Animate stores, and amusement facilities across Japan from April 25. Check the prize list after the jump.