About Bungou Stray Dogs

Bungou Stray Dogs is a action and mystery series, centered around the detectives of the Armed Detective Agency in Yokohama, Japan, whose members have supernatural abilities. The main characters, both heroes and antagonists, are based on famous writers, and their supernatural powers are based on the writers' famous works. Our chief protagonist is Nakajima Atsushi, a young orphan who is taken in by Dazai Osamu, a member of the Armed Detective Agency. However, Akutagawa Ryuunosuke of the Port Mafia is hunting Atsushi, and won't give up until he captures him.

The manga and light novels are written by Kafka Asagiri and illustrated by Sango Harukawa, and the manga runs in Young Ace magazine in Japan. The anime is produced by Studio Bones, and has run for three seasons as of 2019. There have also been several spinoff manga produced, including Bungo Stray Dogs Wan!, a gag spinoff; Bungou Stray Dogs Gaiden, a side story happening in the Bungo Stray Dogs universe; and Bungo Stray Dogs Beast, which imagines the roles of Akutagawa and Atsushi reversed.