This week, the Twitter account for Durarara!! x 2 anime Twitter account posted the updated the updated character designs for Mikado Ryūgamine, Masaomi Kida, Anri Sonohara, Shizuo Heiwajima and Izaya Orihara, as well as the new Rokujo Chikage. Not coincidentally, the character designs are set to be first Blu-ray, now set to be released February 25th.
After presenting the character goods at events like Dengeki Fall Festival, the Hello Kitty x Durarara!! merchandise from Kawashima Industries and Asunaro-sya is now available at your favorite anime paraphernalia retailer. Check them out after the jump.
With the Psycho-Pass movie in Japanese theaters, Shunya Yamashita, best known for designing Kotobukiya's bishoujo figures of the heroines of DC, Marvel, Street Fighter, Tekken and Star Wars, has posted his take on film's version of Akane Tsunemori. Shirow Miwa, known for his work on the manga Dogs and with the band Supercell has done an Enforcer version of Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls' Takeuchi-P, as well as Durarara!! tribute.
Four-member Japanese rock band Three Lights Down Kings will release their 1st major single "NEVER SAY NEVER" from Sony Music Associated Records on February 11. The song is now used as the ED theme song for the ongoing Durarara!!x2 Shou, the first part of the three-part Durarara!!x2 TV anime series. Check the CD jackets images after the jump.
Along with details for Madoka: Rebellion and Koimonogatari, Aniplex of America announced at Otakon USA that they're planning to release the third Blu-ray of Nisekoi on March 3 1st and the fourth on May 26th. Also, a complete collection of Durarara!! is planned for April 7th. More after the jump.
Japanese confectionery company Morinaga's popular chocolate DARS previously collaborated with Kino's Journey, Dengeki Bunko girls, and The Prince of Tennis. Its latest collaboration partner is Durarara!!x2, the ongoing new season of the TV anime series. Check the special packages featuring Shizuo Heiwajima and Izaya Orihara after the jump.
Suzuhito Yasuda, creator of Yozakura Quartet, artist on the Durarara!! light novels, promised an irregular countdown with 15-minute character sketches commemorating the return of DRRR anime. True to that suggestion, he missed some of the days. He did however finish in grand fashion. Get a look after the jump.
Yen Press has announced a slate of manga licenses with some nice light novel bonus. New Madoka Magica titles includes afro's spin-off Homura Tamura and Kawazukuu's Homura's Revenge. Black Butler fans will be getting author Yana Toboso's debut Rust Blaster. Finally, they have both the light novel and manga daptation of Black Bullet and Strike the Blood... And they licensed the original Durarara!! light novels.
Atlus released a couple new trailers for Devil Survivor 2: Break Record, the enhanced 3DS port that's coming to North America this spring as Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker. See Durarara!! characters and more after the jump.
After three years (and a couple of weeks), the anime adaptation of Ryohgo Narita's urban mystery/fantasy Durarara!! is back. Promoting the weekend's debut, the latest countdown video features everyone's favorite headless horsewoman, Celty. Get a look after the jump.
While series light novel illustrator Suzuhito Yasuda has been preoccupied and hasn't continued his sketch countdown to this weekend's premiere of Durarara!!x2, the series' Twitter feed and site has kept theirs going with daily wallpapers, cast messages, and now, a Mikado countdown commercial. Check these out after the jump.
Crunchyroll and Aniplex of America have gotten together to celebrate the forthcoming second season of fan favorite series Durarara!! by launching a stream of the first season's English dub. Hit the jump for the details.
It's down to one week before the long awaited premiere of Durarara !! x 2 and there are a couple of countdown Ikebukuro. The series site is doing a daily wallpaper gift, each of which is only online for 24 hours. The tie-in Twitter account has been posting daily cast messages. Meanwhile, Suzuhito Yasuda, creator of Yozakura Quartet, artist on the Durarara!! light novels has been (somewhat irregularly) Tweeting a countdown of 15-minute sketches of the series' characters.