One of the most popular seinen anime series Bungou Stray Dogs is getting a season four. The franchise announced the new season at the event of “Bungou Stray Dogs No Feast Part No.3”.
It has been about five and a half years since the Bungou Stray Dogs anime aired introducing a suicide maniac Dazai. After a two-year break, fans will finally get to see him again as the anime has just confirmed its fourth season.
In addition to confirming the fourth season, the cast and staff showered their love and happiness to take up their respective roles through tweets. The fourth season has a lot to offer, with interesting new characters and mysteries to be solved.
1. Bungou Stray Dogs Season 4 Release Date
Bungou Stray Dogs season four anime has been confirmed and will be released by January of 2023. Both Funimation and Crunchyroll have streamed the previous seasons. Now we hear that Crunchyroll is going to stream the upcoming season as well.
Season four will probably have 12 episodes like that of the earlier seasons.
[INFO] It has been about five and a half years since the TV anime was broadcast.
Finally, the production of the new season of “Bungo Stray Dogs” has been decided! A teaser visual drawn by character design and animation director Nobuhiro Arai is also released! What are the new enemies that stand in the way !? Stay tuned for more updates!English Translation, Twitter Translate
Although the franchise has not yet given out a specific date of premiere, we know that the fourth season’s production is rubber-stamped for January 2023.
In the video we can see Port Mafia and Armed Detective Agency fighting together against Hunting dogs who are a military unit set on killing ability users.
3. Key Visual
A new key visual has been released for the upcoming season, which gives us a glimpse into the next arc that will be adapted in the anime.
The visual portrays Atsushi facing the Hunting Dogs group. The Hunting Dogs is a military unit that will be dispatched to pursue the Armed Detective Agency. They eliminate ability users despite having special abilities themselves.
The new visuals show an all-out conflict in the city of Yokohama between the Armed Detective Agency led by Atsushi Nakajima and the Hound Unit led by Ochi Fukuchi.
4. Characters for Bungou Stray Dogs Season 4
The characters from the previous season will be present in the upcoming season as well along with some new characters.
I. Mushitaro Oguri
Mushitaro Oguri is a former member of the Rats in the House of the Dead. His ability is “The Perfect Crime.” Mushitaro is not a particularly loyal member of the Rats, saying that it only serves to fulfill his own goals.
II. Saigiku Jono
Saigiku Jono is a member of the Hunting Dogs special units and has the ability, Priceless Tears. Jono has the calmest, most composed personality of the Hunting Dogs unit. Yet, he does not take interruptions or injustice lightly.
III. Ochi Fukuchi
Ochi Fukuchi is the commander of the Hunting Dogs special units. In reality, he is the leader of the terrorist organization, the Decay of the Angel, acting under the alias of Kamui. Fukuchi owns the ability named Mirror Lion.
IV. Teruko Okura
Teruko Okura is the vice-commander of the Hunting Dogs special units who has the ability “Gasp of the Soul.” Teruko is aggressive when angered or provoked.
V. Tetcho Suehiro
Tetcho Suehiro is a member of the Hunting Dogs special units and has the ability “Plum Blossoms in Snow.” Tetcho has a much more serious personality compared to his peers.
|Character||Voice Actors||Other Works|
|Mushitaro Oguri||Takeshi Kusao||Trunks (Dragon Ball Z)|
|Saigiku Jono||Yuki Kaji||Shoto Todoroki ( My Hero Academoa)|
|Ochi Fukuchi||Akio Otsuka||Thorkell (Vinland Saga)|
|Teruko Okura||Makoto Koichi||Satan Jacob (The Devil Is Part-Timer)|
|Tetcho Suehiro||Azakami Youhei||Deathpierce (The Seven Deadly Sins)|
|Art Director||Yumiko Kondou||Halo Legends|
|3D CG Director||Yōta Andō, Yuuki Oguri||Carole and Tuesday|
|Editing||Shigeru Nishiyama||Golden Time|
|Music||Taku Iwasaki||Akame Ga Kill|
Season four of the anime will adapt the storyline from volume 13, chapter 54 onwards of the manga. It will likely follow the Cannibalism Aftermath arc and the Hunting Dogs arc.
After the deadly battle against the virus ability user, the Armed Detective Agency is once again under imminent danger as they have been framed as terrorists. An unexpected and dangerous fifth member of the Hunting Dogs lurks in the shadows, ready to strike.
8. About Bungou Stray Dogs
Bungou Stray Dogs is a manga series by Kafka Asagiri and illustrated by Sango Harukawa. It has also received an anime adaptation.
The story follows Atsushi, a weretiger, who later joins the Armed Detective Agency, where people with special abilities help keep peace in the area.
The agency faces peril from time to time and must rise up against all odds.