The Grapes of Wrath Ripen in His Eyes, Part 2 (眸ニ実レリ怒リノ葡萄(後編), Hitomi ni Minoreri Ikari no Budō (Kōhen)?) is the 24th chapter of Bungo Stray Dogs.


Naomi caught by Steinbeck's vines.

Haruno and Naomi are running away when they notice the train that Tanizaki spoke of. The scene cuts back to Kunikida and Tanizaki getting strangled by Lovecraft. Kunikida remarks that ability shouldn't be "this strong". Lovecraft asks if they should kill them to which Steinbeck wonders if they need 4 hostages. Steinbeck then decides to catch Haruno and Naomi first and will wait for further instrucitons. He then plunges his vines down into the ground to entangle Naomi and Haruno again. Steinbeck then suddenly calls out to Tanizaki that he'll be borrowing his little sister. Tanizaki then gives him a death glare and asks what would he do with her in which Steinbeck responds that he doesn't know since he is not assigned to her.

Naomi and Haruno tries to catch up to the train.

Kunikida yells at him that what they're doing is unbelievable. Steinbeck replies that it is work and moralists like Kunikida would no understand. While talking, he spots a transport truck and realizes that being see will make things meassy. On the other hand, Tanizaki speaking to himself says that the agency has morals but to him, this does not apply when it comes to Naomi. Steinbeck keeps his eye on the transport truck which keeps on moving. Tanizaki then asks Steinbeck if anything can be compared to God. Stenbeck then realizes that to the driver, they look like part of the road and crashes to them, this is result to Tanizaki using Light Snow to hide them.The vines that caught Haruno and Naomi breaks and they are freed. They caught up to the train.

Q at the train.

After the crash, Steinbeck and Lovecraft wonder where Kunikida and Tanizaki went. However, just as when they decided to pursue them, the local police arrive. Steinbeck surrenders and sighs. Tanizaki and Kunikida hide behind the trees as Steinbeck and Lovecraft are held into custody. While waiting for Haruno and Naomi's train, Dazai is seen to be teasing a dog. Atsushi asks him where Naomi and Haruno are. Dazai says that they should be arriving on the next train. On the train, Naomi and Haruno are walking down the aisle when they bump into a young person. Haruno apologizes and the young person turns around. The young person asks them if they are hurt and says that they should be the one apologizing

Higuchi threatens Dazai.

Dazai suddenly gets a bad feeling and excuses himself to Atsushi that he got a stomachache from eating the dog treats. Dazai uses this chance to know who's trailing him. He stops at a place and told someone to come out. Gin comes out and points her knife at Dazai and Higuchi comes out, with a gun aimed at him also. Dazai sees through their intentions. He told Gin to let go of their weapons and they both let go of their weapons. Higuchi passes down a message by Mori; if Dazai would be interested in joining the Port Mafia again.



  • Doppo Kunikida and Jun'ichirō Tanizaki vs. John Steinbeck and Howard Phillips Lovecraft (continuation)

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