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Title
Bungo Stray DogsBungō Sutorei Doggusu(文豪ストレイドッグス)
Released
 36 TV episodes, 1 OVA episode
Dates
 April 7, 2016 – June 28, 2019
Company
Aniplus AsiaTokyo MX, TVA, KBS, TV Saitama, Chiba TV, tvk, GBS, MTV, SUN, TVQ, BS11, Wowow
Creator
 Kafka Asagiri
Director
 Takuya Igarashi
Genre
ActionAction
Characters
Kyūsaku YumenoKyūsaku Yumeno
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Osamu DazaiOsamu Dazai
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Agatha Christie Agatha Christie
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Akiko Yosano Akiko Yosano
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Alexander Pushkin Alexander Pushkin
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André Gide André Gide
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Last I checked, this anime was available on DVD at Amazon.

Characters: Bungo Stray Dogs

English Name
Japanese Name
English Name
Japanese Name
Kyūsaku Yumeno Kyūsaku Yumeno Kenji Miyazawa Kenji Miyazawa
Osamu Dazai Osamu Dazai Kirako Haruno Kirako Haruno
Agatha Christie Agatha Christie Kouyou Ozaki Kouyou Ozaki
Akiko Yosano Akiko Yosano Kyōka Izumi Kyōka Izumi
Alexander Pushkin Alexander Pushkin Louisa May Alcott Louisa May Alcott
André Gide André Gide Lucy Maud Montgomery Lucy Maud Montgomery
Ango Sakaguchi Ango Sakaguchi Margaret Mitchell Margaret Mitchell
Arthur Rimbaud Arthur Rimbaud Mark Twain Mark Twain
Atsushi Nakajima Atsushi Nakajima Michizō Tachihara Michizō Tachihara
Aya Kōda Aya Kōda Mizuki Tsujimura Mizuki Tsujimura
Chūya Nakahara Chūya Nakahara Motojirō Kajī Motojirō Kajī
Doppo Kunikida Doppo Kunikida Naomi Tanizaki Naomi Tanizaki
Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe Nathaniel Hawthorne Nathaniel Hawthorne
Elise Elise Nikolai Gogol Nikolai Gogol
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald Ougai Mori Ougai Mori
Fyodor Dostoyevsky Fyodor Dostoyevsky Ranpo Edogawa Ranpo Edogawa
Gin Akutagawa Gin Akutagawa Ryuurou Hirotsu Ryuurou Hirotsu
Herman Melville Herman Melville Ryūnosuke Akutagawa Ryūnosuke Akutagawa
Howard Phillips Lovecraft Howard Phillips Lovecraft Sakunosuke Oda Sakunosuke Oda
Ichiyo Higuchi Ichiyo Higuchi Shōsaku Katsura Shōsaku Katsura
John Steinbeck John Steinbeck Sigma Sigma
Junichirō Tanizaki Junichirō Tanizaki Tatsuhiko Shibusawa Tatsuhiko Shibusawa
Katai Tayama Katai Tayama Yukichi Fukuzawa Yukichi Fukuzawa

Description: Bungo Stray Dogs

The story focuses on a young adult named Atsushi Nakajima. After he had been kicked out of his orphanage, Atsushi accidentally stopped the suicide of a detective named Osamu Dazai believing he was drowning in the river. During his interactions with Dazai, Atsushi learns he is a gifted possessed supernatural ability capable of transforming into a berserker white tiger; this made the orphanage torture him and a kick him out in the past. Dazai recruits him into the Agency, and many others, as they tackle various cases and events taking place within the city of Yokohama, a place teeming with individuals with Supernatural Abilities. Atsushi becomes the target of the Port Mafia members, most notably Dazai's former mentor Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, as there is a bounty on his head in the black market.

During Atsushi's fights against the mafia, he also meets Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald, the leader of the Fellowship of the Guild who wants to have him. Fitzgerald reveals there is a supernatural book capable of changing reality linked with Atsushi's tiger and thus put his bounty to obtain him. Fitzgerald disregards any superficial damage the Guild might bring to Yokohama in exchange for the book, having an airship named "Moby Dick" destroy the city. However, he is nearly killed by Atsushi and Akutagawa once joining forces while former mafia Kyoka Izumi stops Moby Dick.

Another man known as Fyodor Dostoyevsky appears wishing to obtain the book too in order to erase the idea of people being gifted. He arranges a mortal fight between the detectives and the mafia but the true leader behind this organization, Natsume Soseki, stops the fight. While Atsushi and Akutagawa corner the virus' originator, Dazai manages to arrest Dostoyevsky with Fitzgerald's help. However, Dostoyevsky is later revealed to have orchestrated his own imprisonment in order to lead his followers. Pages of the book are later found by Dostoyevsky's group Decay of Angels who use its powers to frame the Agency for a murder case. Dazai is imprisoned alongside as Dostoyevsky. The government sends its military forces known as the Hunting Dogs to execute the meembers from the Agency. As the Agency faces defeat, they form an alliance with Fitzgerald and the mafia in exchange of one of their followers. Across the multiple fights, it is revealed there is another person above Dostoyevsky and that must be stopped.

Editor’s Note:


This description came from Wikipedia's Bungo Stray Dogs page. I would prefer a more personal description of this anime so if you would like to write one I would greatly appreciate it.