When Will Bungou Stray Dogs Season 4 Get Released?


Bungou Stray Dogs is a hugely popular anime that has received tons of overwhelming sales and critical reception. The anime series has had a total of three seasons and it’s quite likely that its Season 4 is releasing soon. With thrilling fight scenes and intricately designed artwork, it’s apparent why this anime is immensely popular.

Bungou Stray Dogs is able to walk a tightrope between light and dark story arcs. It has an excellent list of characters and apt references to literature and art. The plot and art are engaging and never fail to impress the readers. Even sales of the manga have managed to reach a jaw-dropping number in the millions.

No wonder, there are scores of impatient fans waiting for the release of Bungou Stray Dogs Season 4. We’ll give you all the crucial info about the release of the fourth season.

Release Date of Bungou Stray Dogs Season 4

Much to the dismay of many fans, the producers haven’t officially renewed the anime Bungou Stray Dogs. It would be great for everyone if the official announcement gets announced as soon as possible. Fans are speculating that the announcement will arrive soon hopefully before the Summer of 2021.

If it does get announced before, you can hope for Season 4 to get released around the end of 2021 or early 2022. The producers have been very swift in the previous three seasons and thus, we can hope for minimum delays. 

However, we can’t rule out the possibility of any delays since the pandemic has ruptured the normal functioning everywhere. Following the trend of the first three seasons having 12 episodes each, even this season might’ve 12 episodes too.

What Events Might Happen in The Fourth Season?

Dazai reimagined in the contemporary world

The plot of this anime revolves around the lives of each detective at the Armed Detective Agency. Each character in Bungou Stray Dogs is based on a famous author or artist, reimagined as a young adult. It mainly revolves around how an orphan, Atsushi, gets kicked out of the orphanage because of some creepy incidents.


Homeless and vulnerable, he has a fateful encounter with Osamu Dazai with a peculiar kink for suicide. Osamu Dazai is a popular Japanese novelist known for his nihilistic and confessional writings. Bungou Stray Dogs is galore with such references to many popular artists.


The anime’s third season introduced us to interesting personalities like Fyodor Dostoevsky. This new introduction is very intriguing as Dostoevsky was a huge literary influence on Dazai. It would be fun to see what kind of dynamic develops between the two.


Also, the Armed Detective Agency has to come to terms with its past and face new and old enemies.


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