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2:00 PM on 03.18.2014

New videos of Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax!

Arcade fighting game Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax has released in Japan, and we have a ton of videos to look at!  Developed by Ecole Software and French Bread, known for their work on the Melty Blood franchise, Dengeki...

Dae Lee


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9:35 PM on 03.15.2014

Rejoice! New Durarara!! TV anime announced

[Edit: According to the Official Durarara!! Twitter, Studio Shuka was formed by a producer on the previous Durarara!! series, which explains why so many familiar faces are present.] A brand new Durarara!! TV anime was announc...

Elliot Gay

11:00 PM on 10.15.2013

Shizuo joins Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax's 2nd trailer

It was only a matter of time until we get to see Shizuo in action. Unfortunately, the game's staff took the lazy route by compiling  his gameplay video with the first official trailer that went up during the beginning o...

Salvador G Rodiles

2:40 AM on 10.06.2013

First Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax trailer hits the net

If you ever wanted to watch Shakugan no Shana's heroine and Sword Art Online's Asuna go at it in 2D, now's your chance. Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax is a brand new 2D arcade fighting game featuring characters from Dengeki'...

Elliot Gay



Friday Night Fights: Saya vs Anri photo
Friday Night Fights: Saya vs Anri
by Salvador G Rodiles

*ding, ding, ding*

It's over!

Oh wow, both Ryu and Yuri got too carried away with their battle. Countless lives were taken by the hands of the Kaiser Dragon and the Dark Seraphim, which almost resulted in the battle getting postponed. Luckily, there were a few brave watches in the fight, so we were able to get the real scoop on what went on. From what I was told, Yuri's dirty fighting and verbal abuse affected Ryu so bad that Yuri got to finish him off with For the Child. Yuri wins! (3 > 2) 

We may be a week away from Valentines Day, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t partake in a battle that’s connected to the color red. So let’s bring out our two contestants that get serious by making their eyes glow red.  When she’s not fighting the chiropterans, she is busy resting up her strength; however, she plans to awaken for this special occasion. People who fear her blood should back away, because Saya from Blood+ has entered the arena. Locals from Durarara’s version of Ikebukuro are no stranger to these parts, and this fighter can turn you into her loyal servant. Ladies and gentlemen, Anri Sonohara unsheathes her Saika for battle. Since Anri is human, she doesn't have to worry about getting petrified by Saya's blood. And with this handicap placed on Saya, the winner will be the one who is better at wielding a sword. 

Your votes and persuasion skills will be the real weapon in determining the lady that comes out a victor. Be sure to add a +1 to the red eyed girl that you side with, since it allows us to keep track of the slashes that are delivered in battle. Saya and Anri will clash sword from today till Wednesday, so make sure that your vote goes up on time.

*ding, ding, ding*

Keep those eyes open and make them glow!

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Friday Night Fights: Durarara's Simon vs Zangief photo
Friday Night Fights: Durarara's Simon vs Zangief
by Salvador G Rodiles

*ding, ding, ding*

It's over!

Urabe got caught in a mind game of titanic proportions by the master of psychological warfare, but Hitagi did not realize that Urabe has planned out a hidden agenda. While Hitagi was busy with throwing down the talk, Urabe somehow manages to resist Hitagi's words as she hides in the shadows. And with an unexpected cut, Urabe uses her scissors to snip off Hitagi's life. Urabe wins! (12 > 7)

Things are shaking up today, folks. Two powerful Russians barge into the arena to test out their true strength. He may be a bit of a pacifist, but he is one man that you should not cross fists with. Representing the pride and glory of Ikebukuro's exquisite Russian sushi, Simon jumps into the ring after delivering some sushi to the people in the fourth floor of J-tor's headquarters. And reigning supreme as one of Mother Russia's best wrestlers, Zangief is ready to prove once again that Russian wrestling is number one. Both men share a sheer amount of strength and power, so it's going to be interesting to see who will reign as the supreme victor. 

Grab your favorite sushi and snacks, because this fight is about to get started. Remember to add a +1 after the Russian that you vote for, since it will be easier to keep track of the score. This fight will go from today till Wednesday, so make sure that your vote goes up on time. 

*ding, ding, ding*

Ready! 

Fight! 

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2:00 PM on 08.03.2012

US Durarara!! BD set gets the... lunch box treatment

Huh. That's certainly one way of putting together a deluxe box set I guess.  Aniplex of America will be releasing the fan favorite anime Durarara!! in America on October 30. Fortunately for all of you, this BD ...

Elliot Gay

6:00 PM on 05.28.2011

Rejoice: Durarara!! on Adult Swim in June

Don't be sad, Celty! You may not have a head, but you'll soon have a Saturday timeslot on Adult Swim, a premier television place for American viewers to watch Japanese cartoons. And you're in one of the best Japanese cartoons...

Josh Tolentino

7:30 PM on 01.27.2011

English dub blooper fun from Durarara!!

Durarara!! Part One is out on DVD and you've already gotten Ben's take on the matter (hint: he recommends it). Aniplex provided some lovely subs and delivered some great new box art for local fans, and even a Celty keychain f...

Kristina Pino



Japanator Recommends: Durarara!! Part 1 photo
Japanator Recommends: Durarara!! Part 1
by Ben Huber

In January 2010, when Durarara!! first began airing, I was both excited and worried. After the rough time Brain's Base's previous Narita adaption, Baccano!, had, I was concerned the same fate would befall DRRR!!. Luckily, I had nothing to worry about. The first couple episodes were a blast, overall it was an excellent show and it sold gangbusters in Japan. Here in the west DRRR!! has enjoyed a fair share of popularity, leading Aniplex to bring it over and also complete their first dub in cooperation with Bang Zoom.

I've already seen the entire series via Crunchyroll, who streamed it as the show aired in Japan, but this is the first time I had a chance to experience the series dubbed and on DVD. Aniplex provided me with a screener of the first five episodes which are the basis of this review.

Click through for my full thoughts on Durarara!! Part 1.

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12:00 PM on 01.21.2011

New reel for Durarara!! English dub, Freeman still badass

Well, we've been watching the promotion videos for a while now, and some of us have finally pre-ordered it online, but how does the English dub hold up in Aniplex USA's new Durarara!!, released on January 25th? Well, thanks t...

OxKing





4:00 AM on 10.09.2010

NYAF '10: Durarara!!, R.O.D get dates from Aniplex

Those who love headless motorcyclists and manly bartenders should get excited, as Aniplex has finally given us a release date for Durarara!! at their panel on Friday. Part one is shipping through Bandai Entertainmen...

Bob Muir