This Sunday via the official website for the anime adaptation of the manga by Kafka Asagiri and illustrated by Sango Harukawa, Bungou stray dogs, it has been announced that the series will have a fourth season. Some details on the production of this sequel have also been revealed, which confirms that the studios bone You will be responsible for animating the project again. The premiere date will be announced shortly.

In addition, the first promotional image for this fourth season was released, drawn by the director of character design and animation, Nobuhiro Arai.


  • Yuuto Uemura as Atsushi Nakajima.
  • Mamoru Miyano as Osamu Dazai.
  • Sumire morohoshi as Kyouka Izumi.
  • Kensho Ono as Ryuunosuke Akutagawa.
  • Kishou Taniyama as Chuuya Nakahara.

Production team

  • Takuya Igarashi will direct the series in the animation studios bone.
  • Yoji Enokido is responsible for writing and monitoring the scripts.
  • The character design and direction of animation will be responsible for Nobuhiro Arai.

Asagiri and Harukawa publish the manga in the magazine Young ass from the publisher Kadokawa since December 2012. The piece inspired a twelve-part anime adaptation produced by the studios. bone, Headed by Takuya Igarashi and scripts written by Youji Enokido, released April 2016. A twelve-part second season premiered in October 2016, followed by a twelve-part third season that was released in April 2019.

The franchise also included an animated feature film called Bungou Stray Dogs: Dead Apple, released March 2018 in Japan. Finally the spin-off manga written by Neco kanai, Bungou stray dogs are dwindling! inspired an anime adaptation that was released in January 2021.

Bungou Stray Dogs Summary

After Atsushi Nakajima was expelled from the orphanage and is on the verge of starvation, he meets some men. Both are members of the armed detective agency who can solve any incident, including those that the police and military do not dare to investigate. Atsushi eventually accompanies them on a mission. There are people in Yokohama City who call themselves great literary masters who have unusual powers associated with their names. This is the beginning of the battle between the mysterious powers of the armed detective agency and the Port Mafia.

Source: Comic Natalie

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