While painfully slow to actually get itself rolling, the finale of Shou seems to promise that following arcs may pick up the pace. That doesn't quite make up for the fact that watching Mikado go through his internal conflicts sometimes feels a bit like watching grass grow.
Six months after Kida's departure and the failure of Izaya's first attempt at Valhalla, Ikebukuro is deceptively quiet. But elements are appearing slowly but surely that promise to shake the city to its core once again. The popular 2010 anime series is continued with old favorites joined by a whole host of new characters.
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