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Bungo Stray Dogs Celebrates Yokohama Port Festival With a Tour of the Real-Life Anime Locations

Bungo Stray Dogs celebrated the “Yokohama Port Opening Festival” by showcasing some of the real-life locations in which the anime setting takes place. The festival is the city’s largest public event of the year as it honors when the 165-year-old Yokohama port first opened on June 2, 1859. To give homage to the city, the anime’s official X (formerly Twitter) posted an online tour of the familiar and nostalgic sceneries. The Bungo Stray Dogs locations in Yokohama include:

  • Yokohama Port Opening Memorial Hall (Episode 9)
  • Motomachi Shopping Street (Episode 2)
  • Motomachi Park Telephone Booth (Episode 5)
  • Yokohama Station “Poem of Yokohama” Public Art (Episode 8)
  • Police Box (Episode 9)
  • Yokohama Museum of Art (Episode 15)
  • France Yama/Former French Consulate (Episode 21)
  • Motomachi Park Fountain (Episode 26)
  • Motomachi Park Stone Wall (Episode 26)
  • Yamashita Park (Episode 31)
  • Yokohama Marine Tower (Episode 41)
  • Zou no Hana Park (First Ending Theme)

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Bungo Stray Dogs anime is based on a manga written by Kafka Asagiri and illustrated by Sango Harukawa. Young Ace serialized the series in 2012, followed by more spin-off manga and light novels. An animated series was produced by Studio BONES in 2016 and has continued to have a total of five seasons. The anime is also currently celebrating its eighth anniversary. The series is available on Crunchyroll and describes the plot:

Kicked out of his orphanage and on the verge of starving to death, Nakajima Atsushi meets some strange men. One of them, Dazai Osamu, is a suicidal man attempting to drown himself in broad daylight. The other, bespectacled Kunikida Doppo, nervously stands by flipping through a notepad. Both are members of the “Armed Detective Agency” said to solve incidents that even the military and police won’t touch. Atsushi ends up accompanying them on a mission to eliminate a man-eating tiger that’s been terrorizing the population…

Source: Bungo Stray Dogs X (formerly Twitter)
©Kafka ASAGIRI, Sango HARUKAWA/KADOKAWA/Bungo Stray Dogs Partners

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