The production of the latest season of “Bungo Stray Dogs” has been confirmed with the release of the teaser visual. Also, the commemoration comments from the staff and the cast, including Uemura Yuuto and Miyano Mamoru have been released.
“Bungo Stray Dogs” is based on the super-ability battle action manga featuring the characters with the name of the actual literary master, such as Nakajima Atsushi, Dazai Osamu, and Akutagawa Ryuunosuke. The manga by Asagiri Kafka (Story) and Harukawa Sango (Art) started the serialization in 2013 on “Young Ace”, and the cumulative circulation of the affiliated publication has exceeded 8.5 million copies.
The TV anime was broadcast in 2 cours in 2016 and the movie “Bungo Stray Dogs: Dead Apple” was premiere in March 2018, in more than 170 nationwide theatres, the season 3 of the TV anime was broadcast in April 2019, and the spin-off “Bungo Stray Dogs Wan!” was broadcast in January 2021.
The production of the latest season was announced during the event “Bungo Stray Dogs Mayoi Inutachi no Utage So no San” that was held on November 7.
The information on the main staff has been revealed: the director is Igarashi Takuya, series composition and script are by Enokido Youji, character designer and key animation director are Arai Nobuhiro, and animation production is by Bones. The familiar staff that has worked on the anime since the first season will continue their roles in the latest season of “Bungo Stray Dogs” as well.
Along with the announcement of the latest season, the teaser visual by the character designer and key animation director, Arai Nobuhiro has been revealed.
Other information such as the broadcast period will be announced in the official website soon.
＜Below are the full comments＞
Uemura Yuuto (voice of Nakajima Atsushi)
Congratulation on the production of the new season! “Bungo Stray Dogs” and Nakajima Atsushi-kun are the precious existences in my life. I’m happy that I am able to see the future of Atsushi-kun and others! I hope you would continue your support!
Miyano Mamoru (voice of Dazai Osamu)
The production of the latest season was confirmed and it couldn’t have happened without your support! All the staff and cast are filled with gratitude! I so happy that I am able to voice my favourite and best “Dazai Osamu”. I want to try to weave his life with words while standing beside him. Please look forward to it!
Morohoshi Sumire (voice of Izumi Kyouka)
I would like to thank everyone who has supported “Bungo Stray Dogs” up until now! I’m happy that the latest season will be broadcast and excited toward the appearance of Kyouka. Please look forward to the broadcast!
Ono Kensho (voice of Akutagawa Ryuunosuke)
Congratulation to the production of the latest season!
I’m happy to be able to voice Akutagawa again. At the same time, I will try my best so that I won’t be left behind by Atsushi and Akutagawa, who are going to experience an unknown growth.
I will continue to lock my sight on Dazai-san and the weretiger in the latest season as well!
Taniyama Kishou (voice of Nakahara Chuuya)
The popularity of Bungo Stray Dogs is the best!! There is no doubt that this is all because of the support from the fan, I am grateful toward this. It would be nice if Chuuya can appear more frequently~
Enokido Youji (Series Composition, Script)
Thank you for waiting, the latest season the anime “Bungo Stray Dogs” has started.
Please do look forward to it as the Armed Detective Agency will be caught in an unprecedented pinch in this turbulent series.
Your “favourite character” might change.
Arai Nobuhiro (Character Designer, Key Animation Director)
Congratulation on the latest season of “Bungo Stray Dogs”.
It’s all because of the support from everyone.
I think it is a rare opportunity to be able to engage in such an amazing work in my life as an animator.
I will do my best.
(C) Asagiri Kafka, Harukawa Sango/ Kadokawa/ Bungo Stray Dogs Production Committee