“If I had to pick…”: Kafka Asagiri Finds One Character from Bungo Stray Dogs to be his Ideal Savior Were He to Ever Get in Trouble

Kafka Asagiri wants to be saved by Edgar Allan Poe of Bungo Stray Dogs if he ever needs any kind of rescuing.

Kafka Asagiri Finds One Character from Bungo Stray Dogs to be his Ideal Savior Were He to Ever Get in Trouble


  • During the Anime Expo 2023, Bungo Stray Dogs creator Kakfa Asagiri was asked to name one character from his magnum opus who would save him in case he was in danger. Kafka Asagiri answered Edgar Allan Poe.
  • Kafka Asagiri thinks thank Edgar Allan Poe would help him in dire situations. Edgar Allan Poe would write a book on vacation, then Asagiri could relax and enjoy book without thinking about the situation he is in.
  • Bungo Stray Dogs is a story about detectives who work hard to make sure that Yokohama is safe from the mafia. The anime just finished its fifth season and fans are expecting season 6.
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2023 has been an exceptional year for anime fans, especially for those who love Bungo Stray Dogs. One of the fascinating facts about Bungo Stray Dogs creator Kafka Asagiri is that he would choose Edgar Allan Poe to help him if he was in any kind of danger. With a great story from a great mangaka, the anime did not take long to find the limelight that it needed.

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Bungou Stray Dogs first started airing in 2016 and, since then, has gained millions of loyal followers. One of the captivating things about the anime is that it does not involve any supernatural powers. During an interview, Kafka Asagiri was asked to name a character from Bungo Stray Dogs that would save him if he ever needed it. His answer is surprising, as is the reason behind it.


Kafka Asagiri Chooses Edgar Allan Poe As His Savior

Edgar Allan Poe - Bungo Stray Dogs
Edgar Allan Poe – Bungo Stray Dogs

Kafka Asagiri is an interesting mangaka. He uses the names of notable authors and historical figures as the names of his anime characters. It is a great way to attract viewers to watch the show. Just as interesting as he is, his answer to Anime Trending at Anime Expo 2023 was even more unique. Kafka Asagiri was asked to name one character from Bungo Stray Dogs who would come to save him if he ever needed rescuing.

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Kafka Asagiri
Kafka Asagiri (in middle hiding his face with a book)

Asagiri said to Anime Trending, “I don’t care who it is. I want someone to rescue me. If I had to pick, it would be Edgar Allan Poe. Because if he wrote a novel about a vacation, I can relax in that world for a long time.” Even in helpless situations, he wants to enjoy books just to escape from reality. Moreover, it looks like Kafka Asagiri has a weak spot for Edgar Allan Poe’s (notable author) writings.

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More on Bungo Stray Dogs

Bungo Stray Dogs first premiered on April 7, 2016. The fifth season of the anime premiered in 2023. Bungo Stray Dogs follows the members of the ‘Armed Detective Agency’, who work on protecting Yokohama from the mafia. In between, the story shows the past of the side characters so that the viewers can connect with them.

Bungo Stray Dogs
Bungo Stray Dogs

Bungo Stray Dogs is one of the most popular anime, especially in the West. The manga has been ongoing at a steady pace. There has not been any official confirmation of the sixth season, but fans are hopeful that they will get another season of suspense and thrillers. But if nothing happens, people can always use one of Edgar Allan Poe’s books to escape reality.


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Priyanko Chakraborty

Written by Priyanko Chakraborty

Priyanko is a Content Writer at FandomWire, and specializes in anime. He is currently pursuing his Master's Degree in Economics. Priyanko has previously worked as a content writing intern. He spends half of his day writing on anime, and the other half watching it.