Have you ever wondered about the Bungou Stray Dogs' main characters' ages and birthdays? We've put together all the known information about the most popular characters' ages, birthdays, and heights so you can get to know the cast of the detective anime better.
Given anime's tendency to have characters who are older (or sometimes younger) than they look, things can get confusing, especially if you add height to the mix. So, we've got this handy guide to help you out!
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Osamu Dazai -- arguably the most popular of all the Bungou Stray Dogs characters -- is only 22 years old.
For such a young man, he already has a remarkable background, being a former member of Port Mafia and currently, a renowned detective for the Armed Detective Agency.
Dazai's ability to nullify others' powers makes him one of the strongest Bungou Stray Dogs characters and capable of defeating older opponents.
Dazai's height is 181 cm and his birthday is June 19, just like the real author who was an inspiration for Dazai's character.Advertisement
The main character of the series, Atsushi Nakajima, is only 18 years old when he discovers his ability to turn into a tiger.
Atsushi's age is actually a significant plot point for Season 1, as he was kicked out of his orphanage due to being too old.
Like his author counterpart, he has his birthday on May 5. His height is 170 cm.
Ranpo Edogawa is 26 years old in the present narrative, though his playful manners and carefree attitude mean that he sometimes comes across as younger.
In a flashback that takes up the first three episodes of Bungou Stray Dogs Season 4, Ranpo appears as a 14-year-old, and his first encounter with Yukichi is recounted.
Ranpo's birthday is on October 21, and his height is 168 cm, making him one of the shortest in the group.
While by no means old, Yukichi Fukuzawa, the leader of the Armed Detective Agency, is quite older than the main characters at 45 years old.
A flashback with Ranpo early in Season 4 of Bungou Stray Dogs portrays Yukichi as a young man of 32 just before he obtained permission to start the Armed Detective Agency.
His birthday falls on January 10, and he's rather tall at 186 cm.Advertisement
Ryuunosuke Akutagawa, another fan-favorite character, is just 20 years old.
Though based on his competence, one would be forgiven if they thought he was a bit older, especially since the designs of other characters make them appear a little younger than him.
Like his author counterpart, the wielder of Rashomon has his birthday on March 1. His height is 176 cm.
Akiko Yosano is 25 years old. Normally, people have to be a bit older than that to become qualified doctors.
However, her ability, "Thou Shalt Not Die," allows her to heal any wound as long as it's mortal and, when she really must heal it, she will occasionally make it so.
During the Great War, Akiko was only 11 years old, so she has seen many horrors for someone so young.
Her birthday is on December 7, and her height is 166 cm.
Like Dazai, Doppo Kunikida is 22 years old. He shares a birthday with the author of the same name from which his character is derived, which is August 30.
At 189 cm, he's among some of the tallest characters in the agency.
Like Atsushi, Jun'ichirō Tanizaki is only 18 years old. Not very much is known about his past other than that he was a student before joining the Agency.
His entrance exam is noted to have traumatized him, as he seems to have repressed most memories about it, though the agency can be a lot for someone so young.
His birthday is on July 24, and his height is 174 cm.
Kenji Miyazawa is just 14 years old, having been recruited only a few months prior to the events of Season 1.
He's the shortest male character in the agency at 158 cm. However, anime and manga do portray height changes in their young characters when they want to be accurate. Given how young Miyazawa is, he could grow taller.
His birthday is on August 27.
Izumi is the Agency's youngest recruit, at the age of 14, with her birthday being November 4.
She's also the shortest character at just 148 cm, though, given her age, she could still grow a bit.
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