Bungō Stray Dogs Anime Casts Kaori Nazuka, Tarusuke Shingaki
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Kaori Nazuka (Akame ga KILL!'s Chelsea and Code Geass's Nunally Lamperouge/Vi Britannia) will voice Margaret M.
Special Ability: "Gone With The Wind"
Tarusuke Shingaki (Big Order's Abraham Louis Fran and Fate/Zero's Kariya Matō) will voice Nathaniel H.
Special Ability: "The Scarlet Letter"
The real-life American authors Margaret Mitchell and Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote the novels Gone With the Wind and The Scarlet Letter, respectively.
The anime's second half (starting with the 13th episode) will premiere on Tokyo MX and WOWOW on October 5 at 25:05 (effectively October 6 at 1:05 a.m.). The band SCREEN mode will perform the anime's new opening theme song "Reason Living."
The "battle action" story centers around a league of literary figures with supernatural powers. For example, in real life, Ryūnosuke Akutagawa wrote acclaimed stories that inspired Akira Kurosawa's Rashōmon film and the Aoi Bungaku Series anime's Jigoku Hen (Hell Screen) arc. In Bungo Stray Dogs, he has the power to transform and manipulate his cloak into a monster-like entity. Together, some of these writers solve mysteries as part of the "Armed Detective Agency," while others appear as antagonists.
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