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Synonyms: Dhurarara!!, Dyurarara!!, Dulalala!!, Dullalala!!, DRRR!!
Japanese: デュラララ!!
English: Durarara!!
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Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 8, 2010 to Jun 25, 2010
Premiered: Winter 2010
Broadcast: Fridays at 01:25 (JST)
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: Brain's Base
Source: Light novel
Genres: ActionAction, MysteryMystery, SupernaturalSupernatural
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 8.101 (scored by 664189664,189 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #5012
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #90
Members: 1,405,813
Favorites: 30,157


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In Tokyo's downtown district of Ikebukuro, amidst many strange rumors and warnings of anonymous gangs and dangerous occupants, one urban legend stands out above the rest—the existence of a headless "Black Rider" who is said to be seen driving a jet-black motorcycle through the city streets.

Mikado Ryuugamine has always longed for the excitement of the city life, and an invitation from a childhood friend convinces him to move to Tokyo. Witnessing the Black Rider on his first day in the city, his wishes already seem to have been granted. But as supernatural events begin to occur, ordinary citizens like himself, along with Ikebukuro's most colorful inhabitants, are mixed up in the commotion breaking out in their city.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


Johnny Yong Bosch and Kari Wahlgren were nominated for the "Best Male Lead Vocal Performance" and the "Best Female Lead Vocal Performance" awards at the BTVA Anime Voice Acting Awards in 2012 for their performances in Durarara!!.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Ogisu, Hirotsugu
Matsumoto, Miho
Assistant Producer


Opening Theme

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1: "Uragiri no Yuuyake (裏切りの夕焼け; Sunset of Betrayal)" by Theatre Brook (eps 1-12)
2: "Complication (コンプリケイション)" by ROOKiEZ is PUNK'D (eps 13-24)

Ending Theme

1: "Trust Me" by Yuya Matsushita (eps 1-12)
2: "Butterfly" by ON/OFF (eps 13-23)


May 3, 2011
The world of anime never ceases to come up with new and fascinating series, original and interesting storylines, or iconic and highly memorable characters. There’s a reason why this form of entertainment (and art) has attained such widespread reach over the years, and I truly believe that its decisive power lies in the near unrestrained creativity present in each and every anime series, original video animation, and whatnot. This freedom of expression and imagination has become somewhat of a signature for the Japanese animation industry, acting as sort of an assurance that anime features plenty of exclusive elements and things you won’t get to see ...
Mar 5, 2011
Mixed Feelings
I finally finished "Durarara!!" and while there were characters that I liked and moments that were entertaining, I don't think it's a series I would willingly put myself through again. I'm not even sure I liked it as a whole.

Putting aside the immediately obvious fact that the animation for this series is superb and all opening and ending songs are awesome, what's left for me to complain about is the pacing, the plot, and the nearly nonexistent character development. Oh, and the mind-numbingly boring way in which the dialogue is remarkably unsubtle, anvilicious, and pretentious.

I know this is based on a series of light novels ...
Jul 19, 2010
As a quick introduction, I hope to write reviews to 'Inform' and to 'Educate' the mass on certain shows, whether it be deserving of more attention or overhyped, with tihs being one of the latter.

Durarara can be described in one word; Disappointing. Why? With Durarara having been constantly compared to it's predecessor, and what I believe to be the superior, turned out to be disappointing and a cheap shot by Brains Base. With this in mind, I hope to address the merits and flaws of this show through compare and contrast with Baccano.

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Why have I given this a 3? The story was neither ...

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