The WORST episodes of Durarara!!

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

In Tokyo's downtown district of Ikebukuro, amidst many strange rumors and warnings of anonymous gangs and dangerous occupants, one urban legend stands out above the rest—the existence of a headless "Black Rider" who is said to be seen driving a jet-black motorcycle through the city streets. Mikado Ryuugamine has always longed for the excitement of the city life, and an invitation from a childhood friend convinces him to move to Tokyo. Witnessing the Black Rider on his first day in the city, his wishes already seem to have been granted. But as supernatural events begin to occur, ordinary citizens like himself, along with Ikebukuro's most colorful inhabitants, are mixed up in the commotion breaking out in their city.

Last Updated: 5/3/2022Network: Tokyo MX
Bell the Cat
44 votes

#1 - Bell the Cat

Season 2 - Episode 26 - Aired 1/16/2016

Anri seeks out Erika at the hospital, but they have a few unexpected encounters before they can talk. Meanwhile, other women throughout the city begin to take action.

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
96 votes

#2 - A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/10/2015

Half a year has passed. The city of Ikebukuro seemingly remains unchanged, but foreign elements are slipping in, the serial killer known as “Hollywood” being one of them. The fuse to a new series of events begins to smolder!

Directors: Takahiro Omori
Exit 1, First Words
283 votes

#3 - Exit 1, First Words

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/8/2010

Mikado Ryūgamine leaves his country home to attend high school in Ikebukuro, Tokyo with his childhood friend Masaomi Kida. Three people chat online about current events in Ikebukuro. As Mikado and Kida wander around the district, Mikado meets four of Kida's friends: Walker Yumasaki, Erika Karisawa, Saburo Togusa, and Kyohei Kadota. Elsewhere, a trio of men confirm that their target is a teenage girl. In the chatroom, they discuss the recent mass suicides. A man approaches the girl and leads her to the van, and she is kidnapped. Mikado and Kida encounter Simon Brezhnev, and Kida advises Mikado not to make enemies with Simon. Mikado sees a vending machine fly through the air. Kida explains that Shizuo Heiwajima caused it and warns Mikado to be careful of Shizuo. As the three in the chat room talk about the legendary headless motorcycle rider, the kidnappers wait at an exchange point. A helmeted woman on a black motorcycle appears and attacks them, but one kidnapper escapes. During the chase, he discovers that she is headless. When he attacks her, she slashes him with her scythe and renders him unconscious. Kida tells Mikado to stay away from Izaya Orihara and the Dollars gang. Mikado bumps into a red-haired girl, knocking her down. As Kida helps her up, Mikado notices a scar around her neck. The girl screams and runs away. Soon after, Mikado and Kida watch the headless motorcycle rider pass by. This episode is from Mikado's point of view.

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Turmoil Reigns
189 votes

#4 - Turmoil Reigns

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 4/16/2010

Anri and several others are attacked by the slasher. Each night someone is attacked, someone called Sinsong appears on the web, writing mysterious messages. "Today. Cut. Did Cut. More. Stronger. Love. Wish. Wish. Is. Want." Mikado is bothered by the rumors that the Slasher attacks are being perpetrated by the Dollars, and asks Celty for help. Celty eventually learns from Shinra that his father Shingen previously acquired a sword called Saika to separate the link between Celty's head from her body, and later had the weapon sold to a second-hand antique dealer. Shizuo offers to help Celty take care of the slasher when she goes out to search for the culprit. As Anri goes back home after parting ways with Mikado and Kida, she ends up at the place where she was spared by the slasher days ago. The slasher comes up behind her and prepares to strike.

Rampant Evil
255 votes

#5 - Rampant Evil

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/22/2010

Anri Sonohara, a classmate of Mikado's become class representative along him. While goofing off with Kida, Mikado spots Anri in trouble and decides to lend a hand to her and coincidentally, getting himself into a clash involving the dangerous Shizuo Heiwajima and his sworn enemy, the elusive Izaya Orihara.

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Highly Unpredictable
243 votes

#6 - Highly Unpredictable

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/15/2010

Mikado and Masaomi begin the school year in separate classes. In Masaomi's class is the girl who was kidnapped before, Rio Kamichika, and her background story is revealed, including her encounter with the headless rider.

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Asleep or Awake
75 votes

#7 - Asleep or Awake

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 8/1/2015

It’s summer, and Anri has begun to worry about Mikado. The popular idol Ruri has been plagued by a malicious stalker. It seems that stalker is in the Dollars. In an attempt to obtain information, Yuhei and Ruri visit Shizuo...

Utterly Alone
214 votes

#8 - Utterly Alone

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/29/2010

Shinra Kishitani, an unlicensed underground doctor, talks to the headless woman, whose name is revealed to be Celty Sturluson, about her day using a chat room. That morning, Celty learned from Izaya that an old street artist saw a dullahan missing its head. Celty quickly goes to find the man, but cannot find him. Shizuo knows where the artist is and helps her talk to him. However, they find that the artist could not draw the dullahan's head. Shinra tells Celty to give up looking for her head so they can live together forever. Celty becomes upset and leaves. It is revealed that during that morning, Shinra was the man that told the artist that the dullahan was perfect without the head.

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The Day is Short, the Work is Long
82 votes

#9 - The Day is Short, the Work is Long

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/7/2015

Aoba continues to urge Mikado to become the leader of the Blue Squares. Varona and Sloan, meanwhile, maintain their pursuit of Celty as the Awakusu group searches for both Akane and Shizuo.

Marriages are Made in Heaven
71 votes

#10 - Marriages are Made in Heaven

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 7/18/2015

The Awakusu Group executive Mizuki Akabayashi, nicknamed the “Red Devil of Awakusu,” hates drugs and keeps a vigilant eye on the trends in the city of Ikebukuro. The reason why he hates drugs goes back six years to the night of a fateful encounter.

Active Interest
210 votes

#11 - Active Interest

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/12/2010

The Dollars gang figures that a foreigner friend of theirs was captured by the manhunters and search through Ikebukuro determined to rescue him.

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Everything Covered in Fog
155 votes

#12 - Everything Covered in Fog

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 6/4/2010

Mikado visits his injured classmate and Dollars member at the hospital instead of Kida since he backed out. His classmate tells him that he is going to quit the Dollars because he believes it is unsafe now. He then asks Mikado if he is part of the Dollars but he hesitates and says no. Mikado begins to worry about the Dollars and how the Yellow Scarves are threatening them. More Dollars members also begin to quit over the website. Celty discusses with Shinra of how Mikado, Sonahara and Kida don't know about each other of who they really are. Sonahara continues to investigate Kida and the Yellow Scarves. She controls some of the members with Saika to further investigate and gather more information. During a Yellow Scarves meeting, one member tells Kida that they have discovered who the invader was the other night and also says that she was rescued by the headless rider and she is the slasher (Sonahara) from how she controlled some of the members. They describe her as a Raira academy student who wears glasses and has big breasts. Kida instantly knows that it is Sonahara and he freaks out, keeping it all to himself. Mikado, still confused even after he had a chat with Yagiri, goes on the Dollars website and reads some of the posts. The members say that they quit and that the leader should do something and one suggests that the Dollars should be more a friendly group and protect Ikebukuro from the Yellow Scarves which Mikado agrees with. In the city, Sonahara is walking home and the Yellow Scarves spot her and they know that she is the invader from her features. While Mikado is still online, he reads a recent post about how someone (Izaya) has spotted a Raira academy girl with glasses and big breasts who has just been taken by the Yellow Scarves. Mikado instantly knows its Sonahara, just like Kida, and he also begins to panic. At the end of the episode, Sonahara is seen being taken away by the Yellow Scarves gang.

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A Crow in the Dark Night
83 votes

#13 - A Crow in the Dark Night

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/14/2015

A sudden attack strikes Celty. Shinra waits at home for her return, unaware of what’s happened, and is visited by Shizuo, who brings along the mysterious young girl. Mikado hears of a bad rumor about the Dollars and starts trying to figure out the truth.

Love Thy Enemy
76 votes

#14 - Love Thy Enemy

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 7/4/2015

With news of Izaya's hospitalization quickly spreading, the information broker is filled with anticipation and excitement about which of his many enemies will make a move on his life.

Takes A Sudden Turn
196 votes

#15 - Takes A Sudden Turn

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 4/9/2010

Six months had passed since the Dollars meeting at Ikebukuro. Since then, the police starts chasing Celty tirelessly through the city, leaded by Kinnosuke Kuzuhara, a reckless police biker specially assigned to aprehend her. After losing their tail, Celty is asked by Shinra to pick his father Shingen who just arrived at Japan. Meanwhile, another urban legend, the mysterious assailant known as "The Slasher" is attracting the media's attention as his/her identity is a mystery, and just when Anri was being bullied by the same girls who harassed her before, The Slasher appears and cuts them down before her.

Even a Chance Acquaintance is Decreed by Destiny
79 votes

#16 - Even a Chance Acquaintance is Decreed by Destiny

Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired 1/9/2016

In the city of Ikebukuro, something else is beginning to move. Everyone that has gathered in Celty’s apartment discuss how to deal with the problems they’re each facing.

Birds of a Feather
68 votes

#17 - Birds of a Feather

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired 9/19/2015

Kadota was in a hit-and-run and the resulting rumors have Saburo and Walker taking action. In an effort to get information on the Dollars, Shuji Niekawa contacts Haruya Shiki. Meanwhile, Akabayashi follows up with Izaya on his investigation of Mikado.

The Apple Doesn't Fall Far from the Tree
80 votes

#18 - The Apple Doesn't Fall Far from the Tree

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/14/2015

Akane grew up loved by her family, wanting nothing. When she learned the truth behind the family business, it was Izaya that reached out to her. In the present day, the conflict intensifies between the Dollars and Toramaru, as Kadota and Chikage face off.

When in Rome, Do as the Romans Do
82 votes

#19 - When in Rome, Do as the Romans Do

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/31/2015

While transporting some mysterious luggage, Celty attempts to escape the biker gangs out to claim the 10 million bounty that’s been placed on her. Caught up in the chaos, Mairu and Kururi join with Kyohei and the others.

Life is But a Dream
74 votes

#20 - Life is But a Dream

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 7/11/2015

Namie is keeping a close eye on Seiji as he and Mika go on a date.

71 votes

#21 - Telepathy

Season 2 - Episode 34 - Aired 3/12/2016

Anri opens up to Kadota and the others about Saika; meanwhile, Erika discovers that the Saika zombies are after Mikado and Kasane.

No One Knows What the Future Holds
80 votes

#22 - No One Knows What the Future Holds

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/7/2015

With the uproar over the bounty settled, the city appears to be peaceful. However, the sparks of a new uproar begin to light, one after another. The womanizing leader of the Toramaru gang visits Shizuo, and Celty receives a request from the Awakusu…

A Mouth of Nectar, a Heart of Needles
70 votes

#23 - A Mouth of Nectar, a Heart of Needles

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 8/22/2015

Amphisbaena runs an underground casino, and Heaven’s Slave, a gang of drug dealers. Even then, no one can figure out who these two groups really are. The Awakusu Group hires Izaya to do some digging, but..

Lost in the Dark
75 votes

#24 - Lost in the Dark

Season 2 - Episode 29 - Aired 2/6/2016

Kasane’s unexpected visit to Shinra and Celty sparks a chase across the city. Meanwhile, Masaomi and Chikage’s fight has been interrupted by Izumii, who’s looking to settle matters with Masomi.

The Ladies' Man Has Neither Money Nor Power
82 votes

#25 - The Ladies' Man Has Neither Money Nor Power

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/28/2015

Masaomi contemplates friendship as he travels far from Ikebukuro. Mikado receives an unexpected visit from Aoba. Akane explains the real intention behind her attempt to kill Shizuo. And as Toramaru retaliates against the Dollars, Chikage confronts…