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'Bungo Stray Dogs Season 4' releases 1st PV for January 2023 broadcast

The plot thickens with new antagonists in Bungo Stray Dogs Season 4, coming this January 2023.

By: Nicole S. Castro on August 6, 2022 at 11:18 PHT

The first promotional video has been released for season 4 of TV anime Bungo Stray Dogs, slated to air in January 2023.

As with previous seasons, it is animated by studio Bones.

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Season 4 takes off after the events of the Cannibalism arc in season 3. In addition to the returning cast, new characters such as Hunting Dogs special unit captain Ōchi Fukuchi (CV: Akio Ōtsuka), vice captain Teruko Ōkura (CV: Makoto Koichi), and Nikolai Gogol (CV: Takehito Koyasu) are introduced.

Bungo Stray Dogs (Japanese: 文豪ストレイドッグス) is a Japanese manga series written by Kafka Asagiri and illustrated by Sango Harukawa. The series has been serialized in Kadokawa Shoten's seinen manga magazine Young Ace since 2012.

The TV anime adaptation by Bones aired in 2016 in two parts (April to June 2016, October to December 2016). An anime film, Bungo Stray Dogs: Dead Apple, was released in March 2018. Season 3 aired from April to June 2019.


  • Original work: Kafka Asagiri

  • Manga: Sango Harukawa (Kadokawa's Young Ace)

  • Director: Takuya Igarashi

  • Series composition, Screenplay: Yoji Enokido

  • Character design, Chief animation director: Nobuhiro Arai

  • Props design: Fumihiro Katagai

  • Art director: Yumiko Kondo

  • Color design: Yukari Goto

  • Director of photography: Tsuyoshi Kanbayashi

  • 3DCG directors: Yota Ando, ​​Yuuki Oguri

  • Editor: Shigeru Nishiyama

  • Music: Taku Iwasaki

  • Music Production: Lantis

  • Sound Director: Kazuhiro Wakabayashi

  • Sound effects: Shizuo Kurahashi (Sound Box), Sachiko Nishi (Sound Box)

  • Sound production: Glovision

  • Animation Production: Bones

  • Production: Bungo Stray Dogs Production Committee

Source: Bungo Stray Dogs official Twitter, official website, Comic Natalie




Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.


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