helloo~ i just finished watching the anime which made me ajdsbsidb and i wanted to read the manga. but im a bit confused, is the 'wan!' is also the light novel series? and where should i also start reading?
Hello! Glad you enjoyed the anime~! Hope this quick list will help:
- Chapters 1-37 (EGS)
- Chapters 38-Current (DazaiScans)
- Vol 1 & Vol 2 (YenPress)
Dazai Osamu’s Entrance Exam
(Episodes 6-7); Illustrations
Dazai Osamu and the Dark Era (Episodes 13-16); Illustrations
The Untold Story of the Founding of the Detective Agency (Chapter 1 here); Summary; Illustrations
- LN4: 55 Minutes; Summary of 1st Half; Illustrations
- Bungou Stray Dogs Gaiden: Ayatsuji Yukito VS Kyougoku Natsuhiko; CM
- Bungou Stray Dog Wan! (Spin-off featuring the BSD characters drawn in SD/chibi form, updated every Thusday, 24:00H JST.); Some translations compiled here and here.
- Bungou Stray Dogs Ep 25 (OVA): “Moving Ahead Alone” (Ch 40) - To be released 2017 Aug 31; CM
- Bungou Stray Dogs Movie (Upcoming) - Theatrical release TBA
To clarify, BSD Wan! is just a spin-off that has nothing to do with the canon timeline. One could argue that the anime’s timeline also slightly diverges from the manga/light novels when they moved LN1 to the current timeline though.
And to give an idea of the general timeline in case you’re wondering: LN3 (8 yrs prior) - > LN2 (4 yrs prior) -> LN1 (2 yrs prior) -> Gaiden (Bet 1-2 yrs prior) -> CH 1-37 -> LN4 (Set some time bet CH 37-46) -> CH 38 -Present arc