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ROOKiEZ is PUNK’D – Complication PV (Durarara!! OP2)


With the full version of the second Durarara opening theme having been leaked over a week in advance, I’ve been listening to a it fair bit like I mentioned back when episode 19 aired. I even threw it up on the sidebar for a while for those who were interested. Well today is the official release of the single and along with the limited edition is the PV for it you see above. It’s not a bad one either, but the best part of it is still the song itself. As good as the TV size version is already, the full version has a longer lead in and rap portions which together make the song sound so much better. I just don’t seem to get sick of it regardless of how much I’ve listened to it. It’s likely because the song switches the tempo up at various parts, offering a bit of everything, before coming on strong every time it gets back to the chorus. If you haven’t listened to it already and watch the series, then I really recommend doing so!

June 2, 2010 at 7:36 pm
20 comments »
  • June 2, 2010 at 7:41 pmKit Kat

    First comment!
    Kewlio, the official release! This really is a great song, and I agree with what you’ve said, Divine, though it wasn’t quite as in depth. :P
    Can’t wait to watch the rest of Durarara!!

  • June 2, 2010 at 7:50 pmAndré

    Best song of this season.

  • June 2, 2010 at 8:09 pmPw3age

    As much as I love this song, I find the intro quite long. It was a full 45 seconds before the singer started. I know it was more for effect, but I didn’t think it required that long. I enjoy the chorus more than the rapping too. But everyone’s got their opinions.

  • June 2, 2010 at 8:20 pmOutlulz

    A week in advance? I’ve had the full version of the song in my iTunes since April 27th. I didn’t know it wasn’t out yet.

  • June 2, 2010 at 8:36 pmItachizame

    i love this song. Its awesome. Thx for posting the PV for it.

  • June 2, 2010 at 9:07 pmSakagami

    Dude looks remarkably like Ludacris in the first 10-15 sec

  • June 2, 2010 at 10:09 pmClick

    I’ve been listening to this in the side bar to the left for a while, and I really love it. I’m pretty obsessed with it, considering I kept replaying it for like an hour straight :P

  • June 2, 2010 at 10:18 pmaiueo123

    I really like this song, but I also agree with Pw3age comment about the intro being too long. That doesn:t deter me from listening this song every day though :P

  • June 2, 2010 at 11:16 pmXrtear

    I never get tired of this song :D

  • June 3, 2010 at 3:20 amimerik

    I’m loving the music from DRRR and Angel Beats. Total happy camper. I manage to watch the whole OP and ED for every episode of DRRR, but now that I have the full song it’s going in my car.

  • June 3, 2010 at 3:47 amvin-nii

    the reason why they didn’t put the other guitar into the first chorus may haunt me for the rest of the month…

  • June 3, 2010 at 1:25 pmmehblah.

    I really love the song ;)
    lol, did I see shizuo came as a cameo, throwin’ some stuff at 4.09? xD

  • June 3, 2010 at 5:34 pmnissannut

    Sweet! I love the song, and I also never get sick of it. Thanks for the post!

  • June 3, 2010 at 6:13 pmTGH

    @mehblah. That was actually a copter flying through the tunnel. Doesn’t make sense though.

    Japanese rap has to be one of the few rap I would actually listen to. ROOKiEZ is PUNK’D is a great band.

  • June 3, 2010 at 8:20 pmShinjiro

    I loved Durarara songs except the 2nd ED. Still didn’t grow on me yet.
    This song is awesome! Thanks for posting it.

  • June 4, 2010 at 10:51 amGrant

    Interesting, it’s a male band. My viewing habits could skew it, but it seems to me that most groups used for anime openings and endings are composed of women.

  • June 4, 2010 at 2:54 pmkookaa

    i love this song. +1 best song of this season.

  • July 15, 2010 at 7:39 amChaos Raiden

    Awesome PV. Can’t believe that this band has only 3 guys! Is it me, but is the same vocalist did the rapping as well? If he is, then he is a very versatile artist. ^_^

  • September 6, 2010 at 10:54 pmTama

    NICE song! heard it so many times, still not tired of it! I wish there are songs like this!

  • November 2, 2010 at 5:16 pmcshin9

    The intro was long, but in the TV version, it was too short.