BLEACH returns after more than 10 years, now live online with the release of episode 1

BLEACH anime officially returned in 2022 after more than 10 years with its A thousand year bloody war arc and fans are already excited as the anime is already trending after the release of episode 1 in Japan and Hulu (in the US). There are hundreds of thousands of tweets about the franchise, though quite a few of them are about the random episode leak that happened yesterday.

To add to the leak, the episode was accidentally released a day early on Disney Plus in certain regions (Brazil and New Zealand), leading to an avalanche of posts about it. Disney Plus is set to stream the series outside of the United States, but availability details are not yet known.

Masakazu Morita and Yuki Matsuoka reprise their roles as Ichigo and Orihime, while Takayuki Sugo joins as Yhwach. You can check out the full voice cast, while the main staff for the anime consists of:

  • Director: Tomohisa Taguchi
  • Character Designer: Masashi Kudo
  • Series cast: Masaki Hiramatsu, Tomohisa Taguchi
  • Chief Animation Director: Michio Hasegawa, Sei Komatsubara, Kumiko Takanayagi
  • Music: Shiro Sagisu

StudioPierrot previously produced Tite Kubo’s original TV anime adaptationBLEACHmanga that aired between October 2004 and March 2012 with a total of 366 episodes.VIZ Mediahave licensed it in English and they describeBLEACH2022 Story (TYBW):

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…

source: Official Twitter
© TITE KUBO / SHUEISHA, TV TOKYO, dentsu, Pierrot

Hikari Mikadzuki

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