News Bungo Stray Dogs Anime Gets New Film Project, Stage Play
posted on 2017-02-19 08:47 EST
The event in Yokohama also announced that a stage play adaptation has been green-lit, and details will be made public in the near future.
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.
The first 12 episodes aired in April to June of 2016, and Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired in Japan. The anime's second half premiered on Tokyo MX and WOWOW on October 5. Funimation and Crunchyroll plan to release the series on home video with an English dub.
Source: Comic Natalie