You can't turn back the hands of time, but you can realize with growing shock and horror that the year 2010 was a decade ago and a bunch of the coolest anime titles from that time period are slowly but inexorably sliding from the "modern classic" category into the plain old "classic" category. Hit the jump to join us as we look back at ten titles from 2010 that we are surprised to see turn 10 years old.
The stage play adaptation of Durarara!!, the light novel series written by Ryohgo Narita and illustrated by Suzuhito Yasuda about weirdness afoot in Ikebukuro, has revealed a new key visual featuring eight cast members in full costume and make-up. Hit the jump to check it out.
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Two of the leading cast members and a spectral new key visual have been revealed for Durarara!!, an upcoming stage play that will be produced in Tokyo, Aichi, and Osaka in April and May of 2020 that is based on the series of light novels written by Ryohgo Narita and illustrated by Suzuhito Yasuda about strange happenings in the town of Ikebukuro. Hit the jump to learn more.
Durarara!!, a TV anime based on the light novel series written by Ryohgo Narita and illustrated by Suzuhito Yasuda about strange things happening in the city of Ikebukuro, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a stage play adaptation that will tread the boards in Tokyo, Aichi, and Osaka in April and May of 2020. Hit the jump to learn more.
At their industry panel at Anime Weekend Atlanta, Aniplex of America announced the official CD imports for the two Durarara!! titles, DRRRWRAPPING!! DRRR!! BEST CD & DVD Combo (IMPORT) and DRRR!! The Greatest Hits - Sweet Strange Memories (Makoto Yoshimori) (IMPORT). Both of these releases will be available on October 10th with pre-orders open.
Anime followers looking to get some sense of series' commercial success have long used the metric of reported sales as a measurement. Recently, Keijo!!!!!!!! author Daichi Sorayomi spoke out about the inaccuracy of Blu-ray sales figures that media industry monitor Oricon had published for the Blu-ray release of his series' anime adaptation. But, even assuming that the numbers are accurate, are they a useful indication?
It's going to be a hot couple of days for manga crossovers on the covers of Kodansha's monthly magazines. Firtst, out in shops April 25th, the leads of Hiroaki Samura's graphic samurai series Blade of the Immortal have prepared for their April 29th, live-action premiere by intimidating the lead of his new Wave, Listen to Me! on the cover of Afternoon.
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. In 2011, the two joined in a pair of art books. They met again in 2013 for a bonus manga. He has something even bigger planned for next year.