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New Durarara! TV Anime's Promo Video, Chocolate Mural Posted

posted on by Sarah Nelkin
Original staff assemble at new studio for anime adapting Ryohgo Narita's light novels

Aniplex began streaming the announcement video for the new TV anime adaptation of Ryohgo Narita's Durarara!! light novels on Sunday. The video premiered at the Dengeki Game Festival 2014 in Akihabara.

The text in the video reads:

Those guys are coming back to Ikebukuro!
Durarara!! New TV Anime
Production green-lit

The main staff is reuniting for the new series, but Brains Base is not credited. Takahiro Ōmori is directing at the studio Shuka. Noboru Takagi is in charge of the scripts and Takahiro Kishida is designing the characters. Makoto Yoshimori is scoring the soundtrack.

Sunday's event displayed this mural made of DARS chocolates:

Ryohgo Narita's Durarara!! novels with art by Suzuhito Yasuda have inspired multiple adaptations, including a television anime in 2010, multiple video games, and several manga series. Yen Press publishes the manga in North America, while Aniplex of America licensed the anime.

The new anime is part of the 10th anniversary of Durarara!! The second arc of Ryohgo Narita's original Durarara!! light novels will be set two years in the story's future under the title Durarara!! SH. The first Durarara!! SH volume will ship on April 10.

Image © 2014 Ryohgo Narita/KADOKAWA ASCII Media Works/Ikebukuro Dollars

Update: Second video added. Thanks, Maxim Firsov

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