Manga and anime series Bungo Stray Dogs (文豪ストレイドッグス) hinted at an animation movie previously. The movie is revealed to be called Bungo Stray Dogs Dead Apple today (19th June).
A preview video has been uploaded on the newly-launched movie’s website. Despite being a spin-off with a standalone plot written by the author Kafka Asagiri (朝霧カフカ), it only reveals the general plot of the manga in the “story” section.
According to the list of cast members published so far and the main visual, it seems like Osamu Dazai, Chuya Nakahara, Atsushi Nakajima and Ryunosuke Akutagawa will star as the leads.
The original Bungo Stray Dogs manga written by Asagiri has had two TV anime adaptions. The story revolves around Armed Detective Agency, where the protagonists who possess super natural power work to combat against the mafia and different crime organisations. The characters and their power are all named after famous authors and literatures.
The movie will premiere in Spring 2018.
Official website: http://bungo-stray-dogs.jp/