Aniplex of America Announces Durarara!! Series Official CD Imports

By popular drrrmand! Own the electrifying tunes of hit anime series, Durarara!!

SANTA MONICA, CA (September 30, 2017) – At their industry panel at Anime Weekend Atlanta (Atlanta, GA), Aniplex of America announced the official CD imports for the two Durarara!! titles, DRRRWRAPPING!! DRRR!! BEST CD & DVD Combo (IMPORT) and DRRR!! The Greatest Hits - Sweet Strange Memories (Makoto Yoshimori) (IMPORT). Both of these releases will be available on October 10th with pre-orders beginning on October 2nd. On top of the eccentric characters that drew the fan base to the series, the music of the franchise was essential in bringing the innovative Durarara!! world to life.

DRRRWRAPPING!! DRRR!! BEST CD & DVD Combo (IMPORT) includes the best of the opening and ending songs from both Durarara!! and Durarara!!x2. The artists credited for these songs include FLOW and ROOKiEZ is PUNK'D that are loved by fans both within and outside of the anime realm. One can already visualize the Ikebukuro gang waving their hands up at the sky when they hear the eclectic mix of hip hop and pop.

In addition to the theme songs that we all recognize from the series' openings and endings, DRRR!! The Greatest Hits - Sweet Strange Memories (Makoto Yoshimori) (IMPORT) brings the soundtracks from the series by Makoto Yoshimori (Natsume Yujin-Cho). Yoshinori's composition for the Durarara!! series are oftentimes especially praised as one of his best works. Anime Instrumentality reviews the tracks, “From the very start, ‘Ikebukuro nishiguchi go mata-ro kosaten's’ cacophony of instruments creates multiple layers that are weaved together into a jazzy fabric with a Middle Eastern touch that depicts the plots taking place in the show's setting of Tokyo's Ikebukuro district.”


  • DISC 1 (CD): Opening & Ending songs

01. Uragiri no yuuyake / THEATRE BROOK
02. Trust Me / Yuya Matsushita
03. Complication / ROOKiEZ is PUNK'D
04. Butterfly / ON/OFF
07. Day you laugh / Toshiyuki Toyonaga
09. Steppin' out / FLOW
10. JOKER ni yoroshiku / PENGUIN RESEARCH

  • DISC 2 (DVD Region 2): Textless Opening & Ending Videos

Product number and UPC bar code
Street Date: 10/10/2017
SKU #: SVWC-70166
UPC: 816546021139
SRP: 39.98
Store Price: 32.98

DRRR!! The Greatest Hits - Sweet Strange Memories (Makoto Yoshimori) (IMPORT) includes:

  • DISC 1: Durarara!! Soundtrack
  • DISC 2: Durarara!!x2 Soundtrack

Product number and UPC bar code
Title: DRRR!! The Greatest Hits - Sweet Strange Memories (Makoto Yoshimori) (IMPORT)
Street Date: 10/10/2017
SKU #: SVWC-70168~9
UPC: 816546021146
SRP: 34.98
Store Price: 29.98

About Durarara!!
A pitch-black headless motorcyclist who roams the city!?
High-tension suspense and action are taking over Tokyo's Ikebukuro District!
Warped romances and friendships – and plenty of hidden secrets lie behind these big city walls!
A hilariously unusual juvenile urban fantasy from the mighty creative staff behind Baccano!
Durarara!! the animated TV series is based on the eponymous hit novel by RYOHGO NARITA, who also penned the award-winning novel series-turned anime series Baccano! With an “off-the-wall” style of storytelling and pacing, Mr. Narita represents a new breed of unconventional authors on the rise and drawing accolades from teen readers and critics alike within Japan's highly competitve light-novel industry. The Durarara!! series has shocked readers with its unique, quirky and wildly unpredictable characters and intriguingly interwoven plots that form an out-of-this-world story.

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About Aniplex of America Inc.
Aniplex of America Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a group of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. and a leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan. Aniplex of America has launched fan-favorite Blu-ray and DVD releases including Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works], Fate/Zero, the Sword Art Online series, Your lie in April, KILL la KILL, Bakemonogatari, Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Blue Exorcist, NISEKOI, the OREIMO series, DURARARA!!×2, Magi series, Expelled From Paradise, The irregular at magic high school, and ALDNOAH.ZERO. The company's ever-growing line-up of shows include: March comes in like a lion, Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga, ERASED, The Asterisk War, OWARIMONOGATARI, KIZUMONOGATARI, Charlotte, Occultic;Nine, WWW.WAGNARIA!!, GRANBLUE FANTASY, Eromanga Sensei, and Katsugeki TOUKEN RANBU. In June 2017, the company launched the English version of mobile game, Fate/Grand Order, which quickly exceeded one million downloads. Based on the popular Fate series, Fate/Grand Order is currently available on iOS and Android.

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