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Durarara!! (Novel)

Durarara!!

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: DRRR!!
Japanese: デュラララ!!

Information

Type: Novel
Volumes: 13
Chapters: 89
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 10, 2004 to Jan 10, 2014
Authors: Narita, Ryohgo (Story), Yasuda, Suzuhito (Art)
Serialization: None

Statistics

Score: 8.611 (scored by 2015 users)
Ranked: #782
Popularity: #442
Members: 8,384
Favorites: 553
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top manga page.

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Synopsis

The story takes place in a downtown of Tokyo, Ikebukuro. Teenage punks gang up and fight against each other. The gangsters are afraid of an urban legend "Dullahan" headless rider, who rides a black motorcycle without head lights nor sounds of engine. Ryuugamine Mikado is a normal high school boy who seeks peculiar beings. When he moves in to Ikebukuro, a mad scramble for Dullahan's missing head breaks out.

Related Manga

Sequel: Durarara!! SH, Etsusa Oohashi Series
Alternative version: Durarara!!, Durarara!! Saika-hen, Durarara!! Kokinzoku-hen, Durarara!! RE;Dollars-hen
Alternative setting: Baccano!
Spin-off: Durarara!!: 3 Way Standoff - Alley, Durarara!! Relay, Minidura
Other: Durarara!! Comic Anthology - Duralove!!
Side story: Durarara!! Gaiden!?, Durarara!! Minna wa Nakayoshi
Adaptation: Durarara!!x2 Shou, Durarara!!, Durarara!!x2 Ketsu, Durarara!!x2 Ten


Characters

 Shizuo
Heiwajima, Shizuo
Main
 Kyouhei
Kadota, Kyouhei
Main
 Masaomi
Kida, Masaomi
Main
 Shinra
Kishitani, Shinra
Main
 Izaya
Orihara, Izaya
Main
 Mikado
Ryuugamine, Mikado
Main
 Anri
Sonohara, Anri
Main


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Oct 4, 2014
SassyPenguin
Well I happened to notice that nobody had bothered to write a review for the Durarara!! (the exclamation marks are very important) light novels before now, which I found quite surprising given the popularity of the anime adaptation, but anyhow I’ve taken it upon myself and I apologise in advance for the lousy job that I do but still nevertheless this will end up as the most helpful review, well for the time being at least.

First things first, I think that I ought to talk about the anime just a little bit. One of the major problems that people have with the anime, are in read more
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User Recommendations

Both Baccano! and Durarara!! are written by similar author, Narita Ryohgo and have similar twisted of time-lines. There are a lot of main characters in both series as well; making it difficult to pin-point which one is the leading-main-characters of both series. Although they are very different in terms of era (Baccano! in classic English era while Durarara!! is written in modern-Japanese era) and plot, both series have their own unique characters with their respective twisted personalities. While in Baccano! there are a lot of violent scenes such as killing someone using railroads and a moving train or some intense fighting scenes, in Durarara!! you  read more 
reportRecommended by Ellenna
Modern urban fantasy with a delicious blend of comedy and drama, and a great ensemble cast. Yozakura Quartet has a lot more supernatural beings, most of whom are youkai, but there are some prominent supernatural aspects (namely Celty) evident in Durarara!! too. And if the artwork looks familiar, there's a good reason. YZ's mangaka did the artwork for the Durarara!! novels and the anime character design.  
reportRecommended by Numi

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