Anime ‘Bungo Stray Dogs’ With News On New Characters And Upcoming Season 2

2016.06.27 <PASH! PLUS+>

New Key Visuals focusing on the 'Guild Members' is released

©2016 Kafka Asagiri・Sango Harukawa/Kadokawa/Bungo Stray Dogs Production Committee

      Season 1 of TV anime Bungo Stray Dogs has completed and the eagerly awaited Season 2, will begin come October, 2016. Here is some fresh info on the sequel season. Have a look♪

     The newly released key visual focuses on new characters Francis F, whom first appeared in episode 11 and other members of an organization called ‘The Guild.’ The new accompanying tagline is ‘A baptism of overwhelming power, with no hesitation or mercy,’ spelling out the organization’s overwhelming might.

     We’ve got some character profiles and images for new players Francis F and Lucy M, who has a massive role in episode 12,  and the head of ‘Port Mafia,’ Ogai Mori. Take a look!

     Francis F. Voiced by Takahiro Sakurai
     Ability Name The Great Fitzgerald


     A leader of North America’s group of superbeings called ‘The Fellowship of the Guild,’ he is a millionaire who owns many businesses. He is an elitist, and has great confidence in himself and gets everything he wants. A mastermind with an enormous bounty on his head courtesy of Atsushi, his aim is to get a business license from the Armed Detective Agency.

     Lucy M. Voiced by Kana Hanazawa
     Ability Name Anne of Abyssal Red

     A female guild member who is a daydreamer and speaks in a cute, girly manner. She innocently catches her targets and traps them in an alternate reality. She originally grew up in an orphanage. In spite of their similar upbringing, she is envious of Atsushi who was blessed with real comrades.

     Ogai Mori (Voiced by Mitsuru Miyamoto)
     Ability Name Vita Sexualis

The head of the “Port Mafia” group. A former doctor who is now a sullen middle-aged man. He hides a cruel vicious nature, causing him to kill anyone who opposes him. This man is always cool under pressure and looks for optimal solutions to problems. He is deeply in love with a girl named ‘Eris’ and does not leave her alone even for a second.

     In addition, comments from the cast are also on the official site. Not to mention additional comments regarding the 12th episode’s finale are also available from voice artists: Yūto Uemura, Mamoru Miyano, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Hiroshi Kamiya, Toshiyuki Toyonaga, Kagura Hiroyuki, Yu Shimamura, Chiaki Omigawa, Kenshō Ono, Kishō Taniyama, Wataru Hatano, Asami Seto, and Sumire Morohoshi. All you Bungo Stray Dogs fans should check it out♪


     Bungo Stray Dogs

On Air :
     13 episodes one after another will be broadcast from October 2016

     URL :
     Twitter :@bungostraydogs

     Staff :
     Original Creator : Kafka Asagiri
     Original Manga Artist : Sango Harukawa(Serialized in Young Ace)
     Director : Takuya Igarashi
     Series Composition・Script : Yoji Enokido
     Character Design : Nobuhiro Arai
     Supervising Animation Director : Nobuhiro Arai, Hiroki Kanno
     Small Arms Design : Fumihiro Katagai
     Prop Design・Sub Character Design : Ryou Hirata
     Art Director : Yumiko Kondō
     Color Setting : Yukari Goto
     Director of Photography : Tsuyoshi Kanbayashi
     Editor : Shigeru Nishiyama
     Music : Taku Iwasaki  
     Music Production : Lantis
     Sound Director : Kazuhiro Wakabayashi
     Sound Production : Glow Vision
     Opening Theme Artist : GRANRODEO
     Ending Theme Artist : Rack Life
     Animation Production : Bones

     Cast :
     Atsushi Nakashima : Yūto Uemura
     Osamu Dazai : Mamoru Miyano
     Doppo Kunikida : Yoshimasa Hosoya
     Ranpo Edogawa : Hiroshi Kamiya
     Junichirō Tanizaki : Toshiyuki Toyonaga
     Kenji Miyazawa : Hiroyuki Kagura
     Akiko Yosano : Yū Shimamura
     Naomi Tanizaki : Chiaki Omigawa
     Yukichi Fukuzawa : Rikiya Koyama
     Ryūnosuke Akutagawa : Kensho Ono
     Chuuya Nakahara : Kishō Taniyama 
     Motojirou Kajii : Wataru Hatano
     Ichō Higuchi : Asami Seto
     Kyōka Izumi : Sumire Morohoshi
     Francis・F : Takahiro Sakurai
     Julie・M : Kana Hanazawa
     Ogai Mori : Mitsuru Miyamoto et al

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