Published on August 6th, 2022
October 2022 will be one of the best seasons for anime fans. Chainsaw Man, Mob Psycho, My Hero Academia, and Bleach will be airing at the same time in October. To hype up the fans, the production committee of Bleach “Thousand Year Blood War Arc” has released a new key visual.
In the newly released poster, you can see Ichigo Kurosaki and his friends ready to fight the biggest enemy they have encountered. On the left side, you can see the Quincy King, Yhwach, who will be the biggest threat to the existence of the soul society.
Bleach “Thousand Year Blood War” arc will focus on Quincy, who are humans with a special ability to detect hollows. Shinigami destroyed them for disrupting the balance of the world. It was believed that all the Quincy were killed, but later it is revealed in the manga that Quincy were hiding and growing their power. After the defeat of Aizen, Quincy declared war on Soul Society to take revenge.
Bleach anime will return in October 2022, although the exact release day is yet to be announced. Studio Pierrot will be returning to animate the upcoming Bleach arc. A trailer for Bleach anime was released on July 3rd.
The manga series creator, Tite Kubo, has already confirmed that the series won’t be censored. So be prepared to see some gore scenes when Bleach anime returns.
Bleach anime is based on the manga of the same name, written and drawn by Tite Kubo. He started the manga publication in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in August 2001 and ended the serialization in August 2016. Manga chapters have been collected into 74 volumes. The first 54 volumes were animated by Studio Pierrot. The anime series aired on TV Tokyo from October 2004 to March 2012, having 366 episodes.
Viz media describe the Bleach upcoming arc as follows:
The peace is suddenly broken when warning sirens blare through the Soul Society. Residents there are disappearing without a trace and nobody knows who’s behind it, meanwhile, a dark shadow is also extending itself toward Ichigo and his friends in Karakura Town…
Source: Official Twitter Account
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