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Latest ‘Bungo Stray Dogs’ Anime DVD/BD Promo Arrives

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Bungou Stray Dogs Japanese Volume 1 CoverWith the spring 2016 anime series Bungo Stray Dogs having had its home video release information out previously that covers both cour for it, the promotion continues. The latest is that they’ve got a new TV spot out that highlights the sixth and seventh volumes that are due out on November 25th and December 23rd respectively. The show is getting a twelve volume release that began on June 24th, 2016 and continues monthly through May 26th, 2017. Both editions are being listed as limited edition releases with the Blu-ray’s priced at 7,600 yen and the DVDs at 6,600 yen. The basic details of the first volume have been revealed below as well as the cover artwork.

Studio Bones announced the project with its adaptation in early August 2015. The series comes from the manga that began in 2012 in Young Ace from writer Kafka Asagiri and artist Harukawa35. The ninth compiled volume came out on December 29th, 2015.

The anime adaptation is being produced by Bones with Takuya Igarashi set to direct it based on the screenplay by Yoji Enokido. Nobuhiro Arai is on board serving as both character designer and chief animation director.

The cast includes Yuto Uemura as Atsushi Nakajima, Mamoru Miyano as Osamu Dazai, Yoshimasa Hosoya as Doppo Kunikida, Hiroshi Kamiya as Ranpo Edogawa, Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Junichirou Tanizaki, Hiroyuki Kagura as Kenji Miyazawa, Yuu Shimamura as Akiko Yosano, Chiaki Omigawa as Naomi Tanizak, Rikiya Koyama as Yukichi Fukuzawa, Kensho Ono as Ryuunosuke Akutagawa, Wataru Hatano as Motojiro Kaijii, Asami Seto as Ichiyo Higuchi and Sumire Morohoshi as Kyoka Izumi.

Plot concept: Nakajima Atsushi was kicked out of his orphanage, and now he has no place to go and no food. While he is standing by a river, on the brink of starvation, he rescues a man whimsically attempting suicide. That man is Dazai Osamu, and he and his partner Kunikida are members of a very special detective agency. They have supernatural powers and deal with cases that are too dangerous for the police or the military. They’re tracking down a tiger that has appeared in the area recently, around the time Atsushi came to the area. The tiger seems to have a connection to Atsushi, and by the time the case is solved, it is clear that Atsushi’s future will involve much more of Dazai and the rest of the detectives!

Volume Date Extras
1 06/24/16 Clean Opening, Cast Video, Booklet
2 07/29/16 Clean Closing, Cast Video, Booklet
3 08/26/16 Promo, Booklet
4 09/30/16 Promo, Booklet
5 10/28/16 Promo, Booklet
6 11/25/16
7 12/23/16
8 01/27/17
9 02/24/17
10 03/24/17
11 04/28/17
12 05/26/17
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Bungo Stray Dogs Japanese Volume 5 Cover
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Bungo Stray Dogs Japanese Volume 4 Cover
Bungo Stray Dogs Japanese Volume 3 Cover
Bungo Stray Dogs Japanese Volume 3 Cover
Bungo Stray Dogs Japanese Volume 2 Cover
Bungo Stray Dogs Japanese Volume 2 Cover

Bungou Stray Dogs Japanese Volume 1 Cover

[Source:  Bungo Stray Dogs]

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