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.”

“he might seem cold-blooded, but he’s more human and his heart more brittle than anyone else. so much so that if you filled it with human love or betrayal, it’d break easily. which is why, i think, he chose from the start to avoid it all, to love humanity. you understand? not to accept, not to face it. to avoid it.”
kishitani shinra about orihara izaya, novel 13


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.”


how ironic. you keep telling everyone how much you love humans, yet you’re looking for hope in the world after death.”

“actually it’s the other way around. i love humans, and that’s why i want to keep watching them forever.”

you think you’re god or something?

“that’s not true. i never wanted to do anything to humans–i just want to observe them. of course, if i can do a little bit of something to make things more interesting, it would be even more ideal.”
novel 9

{{happy birthday, izaya!}}


you know… you shouldn’t underestimate me. i mean, it’s not like i got to be shizu-chan’s rival by just pretending to fight him.
         {orihara izaya and knives, as requested by shouichimayoshi}


“But are they going to be all right? If they stand out so much, don’t you think the bullies would just pounce on them?”
            “You’re right, I hope they don’t end up getting bullied…
                                Well, but it’s probably not going to happen.


cigarettes ღ shizuo ღ gloves for lilinotabi/soltarination


happy belated birthday to shishiosatsukis!

“there’s no one who can live their whole life being completely uncorrupted.” orihara izaya
yagiri namie “i’ll say it again, but i’m pretty sure humanity hates you.”
“it’s not that i’m busy, but i’m only willing to give you about two and a half more minutes of my life!” heiwajima shizuo
          celty sturluson “the world is not as cruel as you take it to be.”
“the look on your face is unhappy.” kishitani shinra
          kida masaomi
“someday, i’ll connect the dots and unveil the picture that is invisible to us now."