As he regretted, Izaya smiled.

He simply smiled.

From this point on, accepting his death, expediting it. With his own life as sacrifice, Heiwajima Shizuo would be, as a monster, banished from the human world. If he could prevent a future where a monster could stroll amongst humans so brazenly, it could be said that he had won, couldn’t it?

With such thoughts through his mind, Izaya continued to stand before Shizuo. Continuing to stand was the limit of his ability. As Shizuo grabbed a vending machine that had fallen to the side and took yet another step closer to Izaya, Izaya wrestled his voice from the pit of his lungs.

“…Do it, monster.”

–light novel 13


Get to Know Me Meme: 1/5 Male Characters

Orihara Izaya: “I am who I am and there is nothing wrong with that. The days continue like they always have, bringing neither excessive desire nor despair, nothing’s changed. Yet I’m overwhelmed by this sense of fulfillment. I’m over here, you’re over there. If I’m your savior, then you’re mine.”


it’s too addicting, it’s too addicting, it’s too addicting! even for an information broker like me, there are things completely unknown to me happening and happening and appearing before my eyes and lapsing back into unknown every single day. that is why i can never ever leave the places where humans abound! humans, love! i love humans! i love you all!
         …that’s why you all should love me too!
orihara izaya

it’s not like you to go on the run, shizu-chan. about now… the sharper minds at awakusu-kai must be starting to doubt you’re the culprit behind this. does that mean you’ve acquired some calm for once? or that you’ve grown as a person? although in your case, that wouldn’t be growth. it’s regression. since you’re superhuman, there’d be no point in you growing as a human, would there? there’s nothing left for you other than showing off your power.
          now then, shall we begin?


the dollars (ダラーズ)- an online group where anyone is allowed to join, but only through invitations. the dollars are regarded as a “color gang without a color” and have garnered a rather fierce reputation around ikebukuro. the name is actually derived from the Japanese term “dara dara,” roughly translating to “useless” and “not doing anything.”