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The media distribution website Crunchyroll is listing the Durarara!! and Chu-Bra!! anime series among its list of "All Anime Titles" on its website's main page. The website's links for both anime series are inactive. Both titles are premiering on Japanese television in the first week of January. Crunchyroll's listings do not necessarily indicate definite release plans or dates.
The Durarara!! anime adapts Ryohgo Narita's Durarara!! "high-tension suspense action" light novels of the same name. After launching his earlier Baccano! light novel series, Narita set the "warped adolescent fantasy romance" of Durarara!! in a rowdy version of Tokyo's Ikebukuro neighborhood in 2004. He has since written six Durarara!! novel volumes, and they have already inspired a manga series in Square Enix's G Fantasy magazine earlier this year. The television anime series will premiere in Japan on January 7.
Likewise, the Chu-Bra!! anime adapts of Yumi Nakata's manga of the same name. The publisher Futabasha describes the manga as "middle school girls x underwear = slightly H girls comedy." The story centers on Nayu, a middle school girl who shocks her schoolmates by wearing black lace panties. She likes this kind of underwear, and she tries to "spread the word on the merits of [these kinds of] underwear" via an underwear club with her schoolmates, who are worried about their bodies' development and which underwear to choose. The television anime series will premiere on Japan's AT-X satellite/cable channel on January 4.
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