Series also officially announces upcoming season is in development
The members of the Armed Detective Agency will return for another season, as the official accounts for the Bungo Stray Dogs anime series announced today that new content is currently in development. The new season will also come to Crunchyroll as it airs in Japan.
The staff and cast are as follows:
- Director: Takuya Igarashi
- Series Composition: Yoji Enokido
- Character Designer: Nobuhiro Arai
- Animation Production: BONES
- Yuto Uemura as Atsushi Nakajima
- Mamoru Miyano as Osamu Dazai
- Sumire Morohoshi as Kyoka Izumi
- Kenshiro Ono as Ryunosuke Akutagawa
- Kisho Taniyama as Chuya Nakahara
The series, based on the manga written by Kafka Asagiri and illustrated by Sango Harukawa, aired its first three seasons between 2016-2019, as well as released the Bungo Stray Dogs - DEAD APPLE film in 2018. A spin-off series titled Bungo Stray Dogs WAN! also aired earlier this year. Yen Press releases both the manga and light novel adaptations in English. Crunchyroll aired the anime and its spin-off as they aired in Japan, and describes the series as such:
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...
Source: Press Release
Additional reporting by Kyle Cardine
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