Bleach: Thousand Year Blood War Release Date, Teaser and Key Visual Revealed

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Bleach Season 17 is finally coming later this year. Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War has just dropped the first trailer which confirms the anime is returning this October. In addition to that, the key visual features all the characters who will be showing up in the show's final story arc!

The updates were shared during VIZ Media's panel at Anime Expo 2022. The trailer for Bleach: Thousand-year Blood War is an action-packed one that puts the focus on the Stern Ritter characters. Check it out below.

In addition to the trailer, the first key visual for Bleach Season 17 was unveiled. Check it out below.

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Bleach: Thousand-year Blood War will bring back Masakazu Morita as Ichigo Kurosaki, Fumiko Orikasa as Rukia Kuchiki, Noriaki Sugiyama as Uryū Ishida, Yuki Matsuoka as Orihime Inoue, Hiroki Yasumoto as Yasutora Sado, Kentaro Ito as Renji Abarai, and Shinichiro Miki as Kisuke Urahara. The new cast members are listed below.

  • Naomi Kusumi as Ichibe Hyosube
  • Yoji Ueda as Oetsu Nimaiya
  • Tomoyuki Shimura as Tenjiro Kirinji
  • Rina Sato as Senjumaru Shutara
  • Ayumi Tsunematsu as Kirio Hikifune
  • Takayuki Sugo as Yhwach
  • Yuichiro Umehara as Jugram Haschwalth
  • Shunsuke Takeuchi as Askin Nakk le Vaar
  • Ayana Taketatsu as Bambietta Basterbine
  • Yuki Ono as Bazz-B
  • Yumi Uchiyama as Candice Catnipp
  • Natsuki Hanae as Gremmy Thoumeaux
  • Satoshi Hino as Lille Barro
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Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War will be directed by Tomohisa Taguchi who will also be writing the series composition. Masashi Kudo is returning to design the characters while Shiro Sagisu will be back to work on the music.

The Thousand-Year Blood War arc is the final arc of the manga by Tite Kubo and covers volumes 55-74. This would mean that Bleach Season 17 will also be the final one for the anime series.

Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War will premiere in October 2022. Stay tuned for more updates on this story.

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