Bungo Stray Dogs Creator To Be The Guest Of Honor At Anime Expo 2023

This year, Anime Expo will be held in downtown Los Angeles from July 1 to July 4.

Bungo Stray dogs
Bungo Stray Dogs

On June 2, 2023, the official Twitter account of Anime Expo announced a public interview with Bungo Stray Dogs creator Kafka Asagiri.

Kafka will also be the guest of honor at the expo. The interview will delve into his background as a storyteller and discuss the creation of his manga, Bungo Stray Dogs.

Kafka Asagiri is a mangaka, famous for his creation of Bungo Stray Dogs. Born on March 17, 1984, in Ehime, Japan, before working on his manga, he worked for an automobile company.

He started the serialization of Bungo Stray Dogs in Kadokawa Shoten’s Seinen manga magazine, Young Ace, in 2012.

An anime adaptation of the manga was produced in 2016 by Bones. The anime aired in two parts, with the first part airing from April 2016 to June 2016.

The second part aired from October 2016 to December 2016. Later in March 2018, the franchise received its first film, Bungo Stray Dogs: Dead Apple.

Following the film, next year in 2019, season 3 aired between April and June, and season four of the anime aired from January 2023 to March 2023.

Season five of the anime will premiere in July 2023.

About Anime Expo

Anime Expo, abbreviated AX, is an American anime convention held every year in Los Angeles, California.

It is organized by the non-profit Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA). Traditionally, the convention is held in the first week of July and lasts for four days.

This year, the event will be held in downtown Los Angeles from July 1 to July 4.

Source: Official Anime Expo Twitter