Updated on January 7th, 2022
Bungou Stray Dogs written and illustrated by Kafka Asagiri, is coming back with a new season for anime fans. The season 4 will be directed by Takuya Igarashi (who also directed Soul Eater). Studio Bones will be in charge of producing the series.
At the time of writing, no release date has been announced yet by the official website of anime series. However, a teaser visual has been released, drawn by animation director and character designer Nobuhiro Arai.
- Director: Takuya Igarashi
- Character Design: Nobuhiro Arai
- Script: Youji Enokido
- Production: Studio Bones
- Mamoru Miyano will voice Osamu Dazai
- Yoshimasa Hosoya will voice Doppo Kunikida
- Yuto Uemura will voice Atsushi Nakajima
- Chiaki Omigawa will voice Naomi Tanizaki
- Toshiyuki Toyonaga will voice Junichiro Tanizaki
Crunchyroll describes the series as follows:
Kicked out of his orphanage and on the verge of starving to death, Nakajima Atsushi meets some strange men. One of them, Dazai Osamu, is a suicidal man attempting to drown himself in broad daylight. The other, bespectacled Kunikida Doppo, nervously stands by flipping through a notepad. Both are members of the “Armed Detective Agency” said to solve incidents that even the military and police won’t touch. Atsushi ends up accompanying them on a mission to eliminate a man-eating tiger that’s been terrorizing the population..
The author Kafka Asagiri started the series in 2012 in Kodakawa’s Young Ace magazine. Studio Bones adapted the first season in 2016. A 3rd season aired in April 2019. The series also received a live action film titled “Bungou Stray Dogs: Beast” which is set to release in January 2022 all across Japan.