Twisted Love For Twisted Characters
In Shinra and Celty's apartment, Anri looks anxiously out the window. In an alley Air date. June 17, (JP) December 3, (NA) On the street, Masaomi wonders what the Yellow Scarves will do to Mikado and Anri. Quotes Edit. Mar 17, Come on Anri, you have two guys drooling over you and you're not gonna on walking to school before crossing paths with Masaomi and Mikado. “I'm spying on Masaomi and Anri's date, fiver that Masaomi makes a move. Anri Sonohara (園原 杏里, Sonohara Anri) is a bespectacled girl who attends Raira Academy with her Erika and Anri started to talk about Anri's relationship with Mikado. . Her favorite quote is "A friend is a second self," words of Aristotle.
However, his naturally timid nature often prevents him from expressing his emotions clearly. After Masaomi leaves, Mikado decides to avoid entering into an actual relationship with Anri because he wants everything to be as it was for Masaomi when he finally returns. From Anri's side of the relationship, it's clear that Mikado's admittedly somewhat feeble advances towards her are starting to have an effect as she is shown blushing during her date with Mikado in episode 25 but, like Mikado, she doesn't want their relationship to advance too far but for reasons detailed in the section below.
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In chapter 4 of Durarara!! SH's first novel, it is revealed that Mikado and Anri have officially began dating. Conflict Edit In the light novels, the reason Anri tries to avoid a romantic relationship with Mikado or with anyone for that matter is because of Saika.
The way she explains this is that, Saika fills its host with an uncontrollable feeling of love that manifests as a desire to cut people since, as a sword, that's all Saika knows how to express anything. Since Anri locked away all her emotions after her parents died specifically loveSaika merely balances out the emotions she has locked away which is how she is able to keep the spirit of the sword from going berserk.
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Anri is afraid that if she allows herself to fall in love with Mikado, it will give Saika enough power to take full control and cause her to hurt him. This fear appears to be well founded as Anri seems to have more and more trouble keeping Saika in check as the novels progress.
As for Mikado, things get more strained after the Toromaru incident in volume Masaomi continues running, and Celty rides her motorcycle through the city with Mikado clinging to her back. His friends doubt this plan. Murmurs rise throughout the hideout and the crowd parts, revealing Masaomi standing in the open doorway.
Riding through the city, Celty spots Simon in a crowd of people and asks him about Masaomi.
Horada tells him that the members who still supported Masaomi as leader were ambushed the night before, pinning the attacks on the Dollars as the crowd laughs. Horada wonders aloud if he should handle Masaomi the same way he helped the Blue Squares handle Saki two years earlier, and Masaomi realizes that the Yellow Scarves members standing around him are the former Blue Squares.
Masaomi takes a few steps into the room, and the gang members shut the doors behind him. He explains his relief to Horada, that without the Yellow Scarves, he can finally be a normal high school student. He explains having come to the hideout to chase his past and confront it.
Not understanding his words, Horada yells and throws a crowbar at him. Masaomi takes the crowbar to the face and picks up the weapon, still smiling.
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He tells Horada that he came prepared to die and prepared to kill Horada. Horada screams and several gang members rush Masaomi. He takes them all out with the crowbar and continues advancing toward Horada. Internally, Masaomi tells Saki that he is no longer afraid and that he will catch his past and leave it behind. Masaomi stands up and falls down again.
Mikado and Anri
As Horada prepares to shoot, his friend knocks the gun out of his hands. Horada questions him angrily and the man, eyes glowing red, explains that Mother will be sad if Masaomi is killed. The doorway opens as Anri slashes through the steel with Saika. She spots Masaomi on the floor as Celty rides into the factory with Mikado on the back of her bike.
The three friends stare at each other.