DURARARA!! NICONICO SPECIAL EDITION PART 4: NICOCOCO!!X4
Sturluson, had been dragged into Karisawa and her rival’s “Friend Video Showdown.”
escaping from the motorcycle police and uploaded it. It had become an instant hit in the
Now that she aware that she had put herself at such a disadvantage, Celty had to figure
Those answers, she herself didn’t even know.
“I’m home~.” Returning in the middle of the night from his work as a back alley
“Uwah? What the hell? What’s going on!?”
which spread out across the room like smoke, shutting out the light from the florescent
“A-ah…w-welcome back, Shinra.” Pushing her way through the gloom, Celty
“What’s wrong, Celty!? Are you feeling sick!?” As Shinra hastened over in concern,
“No…I was just running myself down in various ways thinking about the
After finally calming Celty down, she finally told Shinra what was going on. It seemed
Niconico Douga continued to spread far and wide over the social media networks, and
“Ugh…I’ve been beside myself with worry about what Karisawa would say if I
“What you must not do?”
played it back.
park, sometime after the sun had gone down. The Sunshine Building could be seen far
image naturally panned over to the swing set, and there some dark shadows began to
hidden by a broad-brimmed hat. Then, after giving a few creaky swings on the swing set,
As Shinra stared at the images, he noticed that the shadows which made up the young
surprise. Then she raised her hands to cover what would have been her face on a normal
“Uwaaaah! Shinra, I’m the worst! No matter how desperate I am, to fake a
Niconico is just…!”
much greater supernatural phenomenon than an image that, at a glance, appears to be that
videos of themselves dancing…”
going to blame me and I’m going to have to do a live broadcast apology for sure
“Celty, relax, Celty.” But she continued to roll around and type out deranged ranting
“But even so, people are going to misunderstand and think I’m acting like a big
unsociable and then they’ll all get mad, and afterwards I’ll forget to turn off the mic
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaagh I’m finished Shinra!”
lot of comments that say “You staged this” on Niconico, it has a different meaning
put continue apologizing by putting a banner in the contributor comments? Also, even if
After Shinra had said all that, he took a deep breath, then, with serious eyes, opened his
“Well, actually, I’m interested in the contents of that embarrassing conversation we
“Eh, that’s, j-just stuff we normally talk, but that would be embarrassing for others
“Ah, it’s no use. Usually you would have already given me a blow to the kidney by
shaking shoulders, Shinra tried to cheer her up.
“But I’ve already troubled you so much…”
“It’s fine! If it’s for you, I would do whatever it takes to give you all your playback
you, Celty, is that you wash away my dirty heart with the power of love! Oh, isn’t what I
R-18 tag to life!”
swift counterpunch to Shinra, who had attempted to dive towards her.
“Thanks, Shinra. Thanks to you, I’ve calmed down.”
calm demeanor, Shinra was in a cold sweat as he gave a weak thumbs up.
“I’m fine! It’s true it hurt where you hit me, but it’s just living proof that you touched
“Are you sure you’re ok? Especially your head…”
punch I think!” Shinra nodded his head with a bright smile, before turning his eyes to the
“Motorcycle Police VS Headless Rider,” he continued to speak to Celty.
“Blizzard la Blizzadia.”
“That’s what I understand…”
on the video and stopped it at a certain point.
turn in the direction of the camera.”
“In other words…it seems to me that the camera you mounted where Shooter’s
see the person who took this video.”
of a question and twisted her neck without a head.
“Well, if you identify who it is, you may be able to figure out who Blizzard-what’stheir-name
video competition. The important thing is that you get Karisawa and her rival to
“Oh, I get it! …But I don’t think it will go that smoothly…”
comes down to it we can start the conversation there.”
“Ooh, forget that, I found the person who took the video!” Shinra announced in an
“Look, that kid there. …Huh? I’ve seen them somewhere before…”
smartphone camera mounted on the bike. His face was one Celty recognized.
“…Ah that kid who came to our place once before.” A strange, cold light glittered in
“To take secret video of Celty while she’s frightened and expose her to public
carotid artery after all at that time…?”
she couldn’t help but think herself.
——So assuming they’re friends…does that mean Blizzard la Blizzadia is a Blue
——No, Blizzard la Blizzadia is a very feminine name.
As that occurred to her, Celty searched the tags on Niconico and began to watch the
while she sang a song. It wasn’t the idol kind of dance, but one that gave the impression
——Somehow, I get the feeling I’ve seen this somewhere before…
“Do you know her Shinra?”
“…Good grief, seriously, just because you quarreled with someone that doesn’t mean
Karisawa and Kururi, who were standing in front of him, bowed their heads despondently.
“…Apology (I apologize)…”
a truce to end the quarrel Celty had been caught up in.
the two, and had schemed to end the video competition.”
“…Same (I’m sorry too)…”
event on Niconico.
“Hey, the usual Niconico Live Broadcast is starting~.”
There, on the Niconico Broadcast screen, seated around a strangely elaborate table and
【“O~KAY, I’m Eternal de Charmant!”
“I’ll be speaking for my older sister who’s not very good at it! Hello~! I’m Blizzard
“Mairu’s stage name is very simple compared to the other two…”
“But, I was also very careless...I remember now that the other day when I met
“I read the ‘Blizzard la Blizzadia’ entry in Niconico Pedia and it was really written
sister that got deleted.’”
relieved of the pressure of having to make her own video, Celty could watch the
“But, how should I say this…I’m really surprised that such a quiet and taciturn
his head and hummed thoughtfully, Celty continued to speak.
you usually don’t show the world. Sometimes the self we reveal in videos is our ideal
“Oh I see.”
if they want be themselves and live normally, they probably have to maintain a certain
“What are you getting at?” Shinra laughed as he answered Celty’s question.
from other people because you can’t be the same as them, but I don’t want you to be a
Celty’s shoulders went up and down, as if she had just taken a deep breath, and then
“Those should be my words, Mr. Back Alley Doctor.” The two of them rubbed their
But the group of masked girls on screen destroyed that atmosphere with what they said
【“So, uuuuuuuh, today, to celebrate our reconciliation, the three of us decided to do
The masked Mairu held up a CD. Written in magic marker on the front was the title
【“This is a game our older brother made a long time ago! So today, we’re going to
into the comment section, vigorously clicking the submit button over and over again.
To other people, such words were really ambiguous but——For the first time her life,
nothing but that memorable comment.
A story about twisted comments.
After a several such ordinary events——
possibly not changed? She herself does not even know the answer to that.
Will the Headless Rider be able to continue smiling in her heart from now on or
For those answers, you must wait a little longer.
To be continued in Durarara!!SH