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"Adversity Makes a Man Wise" is the twelfth and final episode of Durarara!!x2 Shou and the thirty-ninth episode overall of the Durarara!! anime.


The battles between the Toramaru and the rogue Dollars members and Vorona and Anri continue until Shizuo shows up. Shizuo tells Mikado he is quitting the Dollars. Asanuma attempts to stab Shizuo, but gets his arm broken and is thrown into a fence and Asanuma's allies run away. After seeing his strength, Vorona attempts to stab Shizuo but fails and Shizuo chases after her. Slon picks up Vorona and Shizuo throws a car at them. She attempts to shoot Shizuo in the eye, but Celty stops her. Mikiya reveals to Shiki that he killed those men and that he helped Izaya frame Shizuo. Shu and Mizuki injure and take Slon, while Simon and Denis take Vorona. Mikado stabs Aoba's hand and uses a bloody piece of paper as a contract. Izaya receives a call from an unknown individual. The individual is revealed to be Jinnai Yodogiri, who proceeds to stab him as payback for interfering with his plans.

Character Appearances[]

In order of appearance, excluding the opening song:

Cultural References[]


Mikado: "Regardless of your reasons, you got Sonohara involved. This is my answer to that. At the same time, this is the first order I'm giving you. Accept my fury."

Aoba: "This bloody piece of paper is our contract. From this day forth, Mikado, you're our leader. You're free to use this power called the Blue Squares within the Dollars however you see fit."


Durarara!! Season 2

Shou 1. A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words • 2. Harmony is the Greatest of Virtues • 3. Adding Insult to Injury • 4. When in Rome, Do as the Romans Do • 4.5. My Heart is in the Pattern of a Hot Pot • 5. No One Knows What the Future Holds • 6. A Crow in the Dark Night • 7. Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears • 8. The Ladies' Man Has Neither Money nor Power • 9. The Day is Short, and the Way is Long • 10. The Apple Doesn't Fall Far from the Tree • 11. No Use Crying Over Spilt Milk • 12. Adversity Makes a Man Wise

Ten 1. Love Thy Enemy • 1.5. Onoroke Chakapoko • 2. Life is but a Dream • 3. Marriages are Made in Heaven • 4. A Rumor Only Lasts Seventy-Five Days • 5. Asleep or Awake • 6. Roses Have Thorns • 7. A Cat Has Nine Lives • 8. Mouth of Honey, a Needle in the Heart • 9. Eloquent & Competent • 10. Blessed are the Foolish • 11. Birds of a Feather • 12. It Takes a Thief to Catch a Thief

Ketsu 1. Even a Chance Acquaintance is Decreed by Destiny • 2. Bell the Cat • 3. All in the Same Boat • 4. Blood is Thicker than Water • 5. Lost in the Dark • 6. In for a Penny, In for a Pound • 7. No Love Lost • 7.5. Dufufufu!! • 8. A Tiger Dies and Leaves His Skin • 9. Walking on Thin Ice • 10. Telepathy • 11. Life is an Unknown Course • 12. Those Who Meet Must Part