Bungou Stray Dogs Season 5 Confirmed: Release date + Where to watch

Bungou Stray Dogs Season 5 Release date

Attention all Bungou Stray Dogs fans! It’s time to get excited because Season 5 has officially been confirmed. The fourth season of the latter series has experienced a noteworthy revival and is currently the highest-rated season to date. Here’s everything you need to know about Bungou Stray Dogs (BSD) Season 5 release date, where to watch, the plot, and more.

Bungou Stray Dogs (BSD) Season 5 Release date

After the final episode of Bungo Stray Dogs Season 4 aired on March 29, 2023, the official Twitter account confirmed the anime’s renewal for a fifth season. It will release in July 2023, and the specific date is yet to be announced.

In addition, the announcement even featured a promotional video and a special visual created by the character designer and chief animation director, Nobuhiro Arai.

Bungou Stray Dogs Season 5 Confirmed
New Visual of BSD Season 5 | Image Courtesy of @AniTrendz on Twitter
  • Kafka Asagiri, the mangaka, credited the renewal to the love and support of the fans. However, he also added that the upcoming season will be a wild ride, full of twists and turns that will leave the viewers on the edge of their seats.
  • Meanwhile, illustrator Sango Harukawa praised the anime’s ability to continue for such a long time. Stating that it was a testament to the strength of the show itself.

Is there enough manga material for the fifth season?

Bungou Stray Dogs Season 5 Confirmed
Image Courtesy of Studio BONES

In the Bungo Stray Dogs Season 4 finale, the anime adapted around Chapter 78 of the manga series. Which was originally released in Japan in December 2019 as part of volume 18. This particular chapter marked the end of the Sky Casino Arc.

  • Fortunately, there is an abundance of source material for a fifth anime season, with over 100 chapters spread across 23 complete Tankobon volumes already published in Japan.
  • The upcoming story arc that is set to be adapted is the ‘Kamui Revolution Arc.’

What will be the plot of Bungou Stray Dogs Season 5?

Considering that the Sky Casino arc revolved around Atsushi’s attempt to learn the location of the page from Sigma, a member of the Five Deadly Omens. It is highly probable that the next arc will focus on Atsushi and the Armed Detective Agency’s efforts to locate the page.

Bungou Stray Dogs Season 5 Confirmed
Image Courtesy of Studio BONES

Kamui, the leader of the Five Deadly Omens, is expected to have a significant role in the upcoming arc. With the Armed Detective Agency closing in on him, fans can anticipate the agency to clear its name in Bungo Stray Dogs season.

Staff of Bungou Stray Dogs Season 5

The 4th season was directed by Takuya Igarashi, with Yoji Enokido as the scriptwriter. Nobuhiro Arai and Yumiko Kondo were responsible for the character designs and art direction, respectively. BONES studio handled the animation. It is most likely that this staff will also return for the fifth season.

Kafka Asagiri, the original author, also worked closely on the fourth season, with the rest of the staff members:

Work Staff
Art Director Yumiko Kondou
Color Key Artist Yukari Goto
Editing Shigeru Nishiyama
Music Taku Iwasaki
Music Production Lantis
Sound Director Kazuhiro Wakabayashi
Sound Production Glovision

Where to watch Bungou Stray Dogs Season 5?

Bungo Stray Dogs Season 5 will most probably stream on Crunchyroll, as the previous seasons are also on this platform.


Yen Press holds the license for the Bungo Stray Dogs series in North America. The first volume, translated into English by Kevin Gifford, was released on December 20, 2016. To date, twenty volumes have been published, as of October 2021.

That’s everything to know about Bungou Stray Dogs Season 5 release date, plot, and more. Are you excited about this season? Do let us know in the comments down below.

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