At the invitation of an old school friend, introverted high school
student Mikado Ryuugamine makes his way to Tokyo. His destination:
Ikebukuro, a hotbed of madmen living out their most unusual lives.
On his first day there, Mikado encounters a cast of characters so
colorful, the rich hues of his rural hometown pale in comparison.
Ryohgo Narita is the author of a number of successful novel series, including the original "Durarara!!" books. His earlier series, "Baccano!" was honored with the Gold Prize at the 9th Dengeki Novel Awards.