Bleach is back with an explosive first trailer

Eight years after its last anime episode, Bleach returns for the small-screen adaptation of its Thousand-Year Blood War arc.

Unveiled during Anime Expo 2022, VIZ Media yesterday shared the very first trailer for Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War. As a reminder, this is the final arc published in 2016 in paper format, two years after the end of the original series. Toonami. the outcome of the saga imagined by Tite Kubo should finally find its conclusion on a small screen. The appointment had been made for October 2022, it is clear that this first trailer keeps its promises.

Bleach what’s this ?

For the few people who have never heard of Bleach, the manga is a shonen that traces the story of young Ichigo Kurosaki, who became a Soul Reaper to defend humanity against evil spirits. Very popular when it was released, Tite Kubo’s work still stands out today as one of the most outstanding of his generation.

Thousand-Year Blood War, an explosive outcome

Never adapted into anime, Thousand Year Blood War should sound like “a refreshing new experience” from the cult work of Tite Kubo. In its first explosive trailer, the new series focuses in particular on the Stern Ritter. The story should thus cover volumes 55 to 74 of the manga, and call upon characters never before seen in the animated series. The cast will not be unknown to fans, however, since some voices are already present in the video game. Bleach: Brave Souls.

Published between 2011 and 2016 in the Weekly Shōnen Jump, Bleach experienced a anime adaptation of 366 episodes released between 2004 and 2012, as well as 4 films and 2 OAV feature films. The cult saga also has novels, plays and even a live-action movie released in 2018. If you’ve never seen the first animated series, it will take you around 100 hours to watch everything. With less than four months to the release of the new arc, it’s time to get started.

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