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Bungou Stray Dogs Real-Life Locations Part 2

(Welcome to The City Where the Wind Blows, Yokohama.) 

Yay! I was finally able to go back and walk around Yokohama after a few months. I am really in love with this place. I wish I could live here, together with the lovely people of the BSD fandom. ❤

So here’s the part 2 of the trip around BSD locations.

Part 1 here

Telephone Box Yamanote 234 - Episode 4

Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Cultural History (The King) - Episode 9

Harbor View Park - Episode 9

Harbor View Park Police Station - Episode 9

Yokohama Museum of Art - Episode 15 and 24

Shinkobashi Bridge - Episode 19

Nihon-Odori Station - Episode 20

America Yama Park - Episode 21

France Yama - Episode 21

Elephant Nose Park - Season 1 and 2 ending

There are still a few spots I’ve yet to visit, so let’s save that for next time. Yayyyy!

If you’re currently in or planning to visit Japan, feel free to talk to me. I’m more than willing to help! I mean, I may not be able to walk you around because I do have a life, but you can always ask me things! ^^

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Mafioso Cas, again.


BSD Characters and their Real Prototypes
Port Mafia:

1. Ryuunosuke Akutagawa — Japanese writer, a classic of the new Japanese literature. Known for his short stories and novels. The style of his works was mostly casual and uncomplicated. Akutagawa suffered from mental disorders. One of his famous stories is ‘The Gate of Rashyomon’ (Rashyomon)

2. Chuuya Nakahara — Japanese poet and translator of French poetry of symbolism in Japanese. Is one of the most important poets of Japan of the XX century. Nakahara led bohemian lifestyle. He wrote in the style of tanka but he adhered to the Western canons of versification. Known for his 'Songs of Old Days’ (For the Tainted Sorrow)

3. Odasaku Sakunosuke (Oda Sakunosuke) — Japanese writer. He is often grouped with Dazai Osamu and Ando Sakaguchi. His characters often didn’t fit in what were traditionally considered appropriate forms, either in their frank humanness or in their stubborn individuality. Also wrote radio drama scenarios. Wrote many critical essays. Known for his 'Stories of Osaka Life’ (Flawless)

4. Ichiyo Higuchi — Japanese writer. Became famous as the author of short stories about the life of ordinary people. Known for her 'Life in the Wilderness’, 'Thirteenth Night’

5. Motojiro Kajii — writer, the author of two dozen autobiographical stories and several dozen student sketches. Kajii was called a representative of the genre of ego-fiction, as well as the author of poetry in prose. The only book published during his lifetime was 'Lemon’ (Lemon Bomb)

6. Ryuro Hirotsu — novelist. In his works he revealed the depths of human life. The heroes of his works belonged to the lower social classes that was suffering from poverty. Known for his short story 'Black Lizard’ (Falling Camellia)

7. Michizo Tachihara — Japanese poet and architect. Michizo struggeled to find a way for an urban poet to root himslef in traditional customs and still be 'modern’. He wrote openly about his feelings and was in his heart, allowing his verse to be both uncontaminated and genuine. Known for his 'Of Dawn, Of Dusk’

8. Ogai Mori — Japanese writer, critic and translator. By profession, a military doctor. His name is associated with emrgence and development of romanticism in Japan. Known for his works 'The Dancer’, 'Bubbles on the water’ and 'Messenger’ (Vita Sexualis)

9. Koyo Ozaki — Japanese writer. Mainly wrote historical novels. The language of his works was considered as conversational. He protested against the capitalist system. Known for his works 'The love confession of two nuns’, 'Fragnant Headboard’, 'Three Wives’ (Golden Demon)

10. Kyusaku Yumeno — was the pen name of the early Showa period author, Sugiyama Taido. He wrote detective novels and is known for his avant-gardism and his surrealistic, wildly imaginative and fantastic, even bizzare narratives. Known for his 'Love After Death’, 'Hell in a Bottle’, 'Terrifying Tokyo’ (Dogra Magra)

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Bungo Stray Dogs Official Art

Covers for DVD/Blu-ray Vols. 1-6 (Season 1)

*Vols. 7-12 Covers here

– Can I just say that the sensei’s and Bones make such lovely covers. I especially love #3 and #4. Plus I like the shadows in #5. And what about the cute Port Mafia boss you have in #6?