Bungou Stray Dogs‘ Dazai is a mysterious character in the anime who attracts viewers with his dark personality. He is a member of the Armed Detective Agency and was a former executive of the Port Mafia, the city’s ruthless underworld organisation.
He is known as the suicide maniac, who has quite the chilling past that is unveiled throughout the series. His character is filled with mysteries since the beginning of the show but sometimes surprises us with his joyful side.
What to Know about Bungou Stray Dogs
The anime is based on the manga series of the same name written by Kafka Asagiri and illustrated by Sango Harukawa. The anime, which was released in 2016, became well known among the anime community, hence securing second place in the best television series award behind Demon Slayer.
The series focuses on supernatural and action-packed mystery themes which showcase characters with varied supernatural powers. They fulfil dangerous tasks like solving mysteries and carrying out missions assigned by the mafia.
How is Bungou Stray Dogs’ Dazai a complex character?
Osamu Dazai is known as the second protagonist of the series after Atsushi Nakajima and his story is explored a lot. He has a complicated life, often trying to commit suicide and strangely, wishes to commit double suicide with his woman.
Fans find it hard to detect his true intentions as he sometimes reveals a cheerful and comical side of him. He even speaks about his suicidal tendencies with a smile, but we must know that he truly does have this problem.
Even though he makes it comical, he has a dark deep hole which he feels can not be filled. Aside from his dark side, he also possesses a confident and soft side. No wonder why his character is perhaps the hardest one to figure out!