- 1 Season
Durarara!!x2 is a Japanese anime television series produced by Aniplex. It is a sequel to the popular anime series Durarara!! and follows the story of several characters in the city of Ikebukuro, Tokyo. The show stars an ensemble cast of talented voice actors including Kappei Yamaguchi, Hiroshi Kamiya, Hisako Kanemoto, Ayahi Takagaki, Eri Kitamura, Takuma Terashima, Taishi Murata, Toshiyuki Toyonaga, Mariya Ise, Kazuma Horie, Satoshi Mikami, Miyuki Sawashiro, Hiro Shimono, Saki Fujita, Kana Hanazawa, Yuki Ono, Daisuke Ono, Daisuke Kishio, Sanae Kobayashi, Akio Otsuka, Yuki Kaji, Jun Fukuyama, Houko Kuwashima, Mamoru Miyano, Katsuyuki Konishi, Misato Fukuen, and Yuichi Nakamura.
The show takes place in Ikebukuro, a bustling city with a cast of eccentric and diverse characters. The main character is Mikado Ryuugamine, a high school student who moves to the city at the invitation of his childhood friend, Masaomi Kida. Mikado soon gets entangled in the events unfolding in Ikebukuro, including the activities of the Dollars, a mysterious online gang whose members nobody knows the identity of. In addition to the Dollars, the show also features other gangs such as the Yellow Scarves and the Blue Squares, who are all involved in various conflicts and alliances throughout the series.
The storylines of the show are complex and multi-layered, with each episode focusing on different characters and their unique perspectives on the events taking place in Ikebukuro. As the series progresses, new characters are introduced, including Celty Sturluson, a Dullahan who is searching for her missing head, and Shizuo Heiwajima, a violent man with superhuman strength. The relationships between the characters are often fraught with tension and conflict, and there is a constant sense of danger and unpredictability that keeps the viewer engaged.
Despite its complex storyline, the show is often humorous and lighthearted, with moments of wacky hijinks and slapstick humor interspersed throughout the more serious moments. The show also explores deeper themes such as identity, loyalty, and the nature of human connection. The characters are rich and well-developed, each with their own quirks and motivations that make them feel real and relatable.
The animation in the show is top-notch, with detailed character designs and vibrant, colorful backgrounds. The music is also a standout feature, with a diverse soundtrack that ranges from upbeat J-pop tracks to haunting, atmospheric pieces that perfectly capture the mood of a scene.
Overall, Durarara!!x2 is a must-watch for fans of anime and anyone looking for a gripping and entertaining series that will keep them on the edge of their seat. With its dynamic cast of characters, intricate plotlines, and stunning animation, it is sure to be a hit with viewers of all ages.
Durarara!!x2 is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (36 episodes). The series first aired on January 10, 2015.