The second season of the Bungo Stray Dogs anime series based on the manga with the same name by Kafka Asagiri and illustrated by Sango Harukawa was produced by Bones, directed by Takuya Igarashi, and written by Yōji Enokido.

While the first four episodes are based on the light novel detailing Osamu Dazai's past in the Port Mafia, the rest continues with the Armed Detective Agency in their fights against the Mafia and the Guild who wish to take their member Atsushi Nakajima in pursuit of a certain Book.

The season aired from October 6, 2016 to December 22 of the same year. It was collected in a total of six DVDs and Blu-rays in Japan from December 23, 2016 to May 26, 2017. An original video animation was bundled with the 13th limited-edition manga volume, which was released on 31 August 2017.

Funimation released the series in North America on September 4, 2018. A collection of the first and second seasons was released in North America on September 17, 2019. Madman Entertainment released the series in Australia on February 20, 2019.

Screen Mode sang the opening theme titled "Reason Living", while Luck Life performed the ending theme titled "Kaze ga Fuku Machi" (風が吹く街, lit. "Town where wind blows").

Japanese Cast

English Cast


Story Arc Episodes Chapters Adapted Original Air Date
Dark Era Arc 4 Osamu Dazai and the Dark Era October 06, 2016 - October 21, 2016
The Guild Arc 8 Chapter 15 - Chapter 37 October 28, 2016 -June 23, 2016


Opening Theme

Ending Theme


Anime Character Designs

BD/DVD Covers


Promotional Videos

Opening Video

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