Bungo Stray Dogs Season 5: Everything You Need to Know

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Brace yourself for Bungo Stray Dogs Season 5! Here is everything we know about Bungo Stray Dogs Season 5 release date, trailer, story, and news.

Bungo Stray Dogs is a popular anime series that combines supernatural action, mystery and literary references.

The story follows Atsushi Nakajima, a young man who can transform into a white tiger, and his adventures with the Armed Detective Agency, a group of gifted individuals who solve cases involving other supernatural beings.

The anime is based on a manga by Kafka Asagiri and Harukawa35, which has been serialized in Young Ace magazine since 2012.

The anime adaptation of Bungo Stray Dogs has been well-received by fans and critics alike, thanks to its stunning animation, engaging plot and memorable characters. The anime has four seasons so far, with the latest one concluding on March 29, 2023.

But the good news is that fans won’t have to wait long for more, as a fifth season has been officially announced and will premiere in July 2023. Here is everything you need to know about Bungo Stray Dogs Season 5.

Bungo Stray Dogs Season 5 Release Date

The official website and Twitter account of Bungo Stray Dogs revealed that the fifth season of the anime will air on Japanese TV from July 2023.

The exact date and time slot have not been confirmed yet, but we will update this article as soon as they are announced. The announcement was accompanied by a new key visual and a promotional video, which you can watch below.

The fifth season will be produced by Studio Bones, the same studio that animated the previous seasons of Bungo Stray Dogs. The director will be Takuya Igarashi, who also directed Star Driver and Soul Eater.

The script will be written by Youji Enokido, who also wrote Ouran High School Host Club and FLCL. Nobuhiro Arai, who also worked on Chaika – The Coffin Princess and My Hero Academia will design the character designs.

Bungo Stray Dogs Season 5 Trailer

Bungo Stray Dogs Season 5 Visual

Bungo Stray Dogs Season 5 Visual
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Bungo Stray Dogs Season 5 News

There is not much news about Bungo Stray Dogs Season 5 yet, except for the announcement of its release window and the release of the key visual and promotional video.

However, we can expect more news and updates to come out in the following months, such as the cast list, the opening and ending theme songs, and more previews and trailers.

Fans are curious whether Bungo Stray Dogs Season 5 will be available for streaming on Crunchyroll, like the previous seasons.

Crunchyroll has not confirmed anything yet, but they will likely acquire the streaming rights for the fifth season as well, since they have a partnership with Studio Bones and have streamed most of their anime titles.

Bungo Stray Dogs Season 5 Plot

The fifth season of Bungo Stray Dogs will likely continue the story from where the fourth season left off, which was adapting the manga’s 18th volume.

The fourth season focused on the conflict between the Armed Detective Agency and the Decay of Angels, a mysterious group that aims to destroy the world using a powerful book.

The season also featured some flashbacks to the past of Osamu Dazai, one of the main characters and a former member of the Port Mafia, a criminal organization that rivals the detective agency.

The fifth season may explore more of Dazai’s backstory and introduce new characters and enemies.

Bungo Stray Dogs Season 5 Cast

As for the cast, we can expect most of the main voice actors to reprise their roles in the fifth season. According to various sources , these include:

  • Yūto Uemura as Atsushi Nakajima, the protagonist of the series and a member of the Armed Detective Agency. He has the ability to transform into a white tiger.
  • Mamoru Miyano as Osamu Dazai, a former Port Mafia leader and a current Armed Detective Agency member. He has the ability to nullify any supernatural power he touches.
  • Sumire Morohoshi as Kyōka Izumi, a former Port Mafia assassin and a current Armed Detective Agency member. She has the ability to control a demon sword named Demon Snow.
  • Kensho Ono as Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, a ruthless member of the Port Mafia and Dazai’s former subordinate. He has the ability to manipulate his coat into a black beast named Rashomon.
  • Kishō Taniyama as Chūya Nakahara, a powerful member of the Port Mafia and Dazai’s former partner. He has the ability to manipulate gravity.

Other voice actors that may return in the fifth season are Yoshimasa Hosoya as Doppo Kunikida, Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Junichirō Tanizaki, Hiroyuki Kagura as Kenji Miyazawa, Chiaki Omigawa as Naomi Tanizaki, Rikiya Koyama as Yukichi Fukuzawa, Mitsuru Miyamoto as Ōgai Mori, Akira Ishida as Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Sora Amamiya as Elise, and many more.

Bungo Stray Dogs Storyline

Atsushi was thrown out of the orphanage, which he called home. After detective Dazai picks him up and shows him that he has an extraordinary ability, he joins the Armed Detectives, a group of investigators with special abilities. Their speciality: solving cases for which the police lack the tools.

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