Kafka Asagiri and Sango Harukawa’s Bungo Stray Dogs manga is taking a break, though we don’t know exactly how long it will last. According to the official Twitter account, the manga won’t have a new chapter in the next issue of Kadokawa’s Young Ace magazine, which hits stands in Japan on October 4.
The official statement cites “certain circumstances” as the reason behind the hiatus.
The Bungo Stray Dogs manga first launched in December 2012 and has inspired multiple seasons of TV anime and an anime film. The fourth season is set to premiere in January, and the 22nd collected volume of the manga just hit stores in Japan back in March.
Crunchyroll streams the anime and describes it like so:
Kicked out of his orphanage and on the verge of starving to death, Nakajima Atsushi meets some strange men. One of them, Dazai Osamu, is a suicidal man attempting to drown himself in broad daylight. The other, bespectacled Kunikida Doppo, nervously stands by flipping through a notepad. Both are members of the “Armed Detective Agency” said to solve incidents that even the military and police won’t touch. Atsushi ends up accompanying them on a mission to eliminate a man-eating tiger that’s been terrorizing the population…