The official website for the Bungo Stray Dogs anime franchise revealed the title, visual, and teaser video on Monday for the upcoming anime film project in the franchise. The film, titled Bungo Stray Dogs: Dead Apple, will open in Japan in early spring 2018.
The film lists the following four returning cast members:
The catchphrase for the film on the film’s website reads, “Wounds that won’t disappear, those are superpowers.”
Takuya Igarashi is returning to direct the film at BONES. Yoji Enokido is returning to write the film, in collaboration with original manga writer Kafka Asagiri. Nobuhiro Arai is returning as character designer and chief animation director, Fumihiro Katagai is the mechanical designer, and Taku Iwasaki is returning to compose the music. Kadokawa Animation is distributing the film.
Other staff members include:
The first television anime adaptation of Kafka Asagiri and Sango Harukawa‘s Bungō Stray Dogs manga aired in April-June 2016, and Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired in Japan. The anime’s second 12-episode series aired from October-December, and Crunchyroll again streamed the series as it aired. Funimation and Crunchyroll plan to release the series on home video with an English dub.
The manga is