Crunchyroll to simulcast Bungo Stray Dogs Season 3 and Sarazanmai

Streaming service Crunchyroll has announced two more anime titles from the Spring 2019 season. These shows will be simulcasted in original Japanese audio with subtitles.

The shows announced were Bungo Stray Dogs Season 3 and Sarazanmai; the streaming territories are noted down below for each respective anime. In case you missed it, Crunchyroll will also be streaming One Punch Man Season 2 for select European & MENA territories, which you can read here for more information.

Bungo Stray Dogs Season 3 is the latest installment in the anime series from studio Bones, based on the 2012 manga series written by Kafka Asagiri. The anime will once again be directed by Takuya Igarashi. The first episode will air on Fridays starting April 12th at 3:30pm BST.

Crunchyroll will be streaming the series in territories worldwide outside of Asia.

Plot Synopsis via Crunchyroll:

The White Tiger and the Black Beast – Nakagawa Atsushi and Akutagawa Ryunosuke’s fight against Francis F. brings an end to the great war against the Guild. Life goes on as normal in Yokoyama, thanks to the continued truce between the Armed Detective Agency and the Port Mafia, who, together, saved the city from ruin. But there are still rumors of Guild stragglers and other crime organizations making their way in from abroad. Meanwhile, Dazai Osamu had premonitions of another impending disaster. Lurking in the darkness is the Fyodor D., leader of pirate organization Rats in the House of the Dead, his dreadful plans on the verge of execution.

Sarazanmai is an original anime series from studios MAPPA and Lapin Track. Kunihiko Ikuhara of Revolutionary Girl Utena fame will be directing the series alongside Nobuyuki Takeuchi as chief director. The first episode will air on Thursdays starting April 11th at 8:55pm BST. Sarazanmai is also part of the NoitaminA programming block.

Crunchyroll will be streaming the series in territories US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Netherlands, Denmark, Central America, and South America.

Plot Synopsis via Crunchyroll:

The setting is Asakusa. One day, second-years in middle school Kazuki Yasaka, Toi Kuji, and Enta Jinnai meet Keppi, a mysterious kappa-like creature, who steals their shirikodama and transforms them into kappas. “To return to your original forms,” Keppi tells them, “you must fight the zombies and take the shirikodama from them.” Can the boys connect with each other and steal the zombies’ shirikodama?! At the same time, something is happening at the police box where Reo Niiboshi and Mabu Akutsu work. This is the story of three boys who can’t connect with someone important to them, learning about what it truly means to do so.

At the time of this article, Crunchyroll has three ??? slots remaining for their Spring 2019 line-up. Currently, they will be simulcasting the following:

For more information on the announced titles, you can view them across our previously written articles from the past week (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6).

Source: Crunchyroll


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