BLITZ: A Thousand Years of Blood War released an episode 20 hours ago and the anime is already trending online along with Zaraki Kenpachi, the main star of the episode. Fans are already praising the episode as the best in the adaptation so far, even comparing it to episode 6, the one that featured the Yamamoto vs. Yhwach fight. You can watch the episode on Hulu and Disney+.
The preview for episode 20 revealed that Zaraki will be making an appearance and the title of the episode is “I AM THE EDGE”. The episode’s staff includes:
- Screenplay: Masaki Hiramatsu
- Storyboard: Wataru Yamamoto
- Episode Director: Yusaku Kikuchi
- Animation Director: Hiroshi Natsuki, Natsuko, Studio Bus, Mari Tominaga
- Chief Animation Director: Kiyoshi Komatsubara
StudioPierrot animated and previously produced Tite Kubo’s original TV anime adaptationBLEACHmanga that aired between October 2004 and March 2012 with a total of 366 episodes. VIZ Media licensed it in English and they describeBLEACH:TYBWAhistory:
The peace is suddenly disturbed as warning sirens wail in Soul Society. The residents there disappear without a trace and no one knows who is behind it,mmeanwhile, a dark shadow also extends towards Ichigo and his friends in Karakura Town…
Last week brought Rukia into the spotlight and the anime ranked first in our weekly poll. This time it was Zaraki, so don’t forget to vote again for the best anime of the week!
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