Bleach 20th Anniversary Special event has become a trending talk among Anime fans around the world. Bleach anime was first revealed to manga fans in 2001 and the last Season 16 wound up in 2016. It is one of the biggest larger-than-life-created Shonen Jump titles. It was in 2018, a Japanese live-action adaption of Bleach Anime got a global release on Netflix.
It has been a long tumultuous wait of unending 8 long years, Bleach fans will be treated with Thousand Year Blood War arc in anime format in 2021. Read on for details about the event and know if Bleach Anime is finally coming back or not
Bleach Thousand Year Blood War Release Date
In its 20th-anniversary event in March 2020, Shonen Jump confirmed the anime film adaption of Grand Finale, Bleach Season 17. Yes, you read it right, Bleach is officially coming back solely on fans’ demands.
One of the most popular and legendary anime, Bleach was last aired in March 2012 and skipped animation of the essential arc – Thousand-Year Blood War Arc. The story of Ichigo Kurosaki continued in the Manga, and the TYBW arc became a fan favorite.
For years, the fans had demanded and requested makers via online trends and petitions to bring back anime and animate the last and most crucial TYBW arc. Finally, their wishes are coming true as Bleach anime is most likely returning on fans’ demand.
According to recent reports on various anime social media handles, new leaks have suggested that Bleach is returning as anime. Not only that but creator Tite Kubo’s current work Burn The Witches is also getting serialized this month.
The announcement by Shonen Jump didn’t talk about the global release or whether there will be sub, dub, or simuldub, any streaming partners. The final season will start with Chater 480 and will be a huge one with nearly 20 volumes of content. Looking at the size of Bleach Thousand Year Blood War 2021, it will be worth waiting.
There were reports of the Thousand Year Blood War Arc to be animated and released in mid or late 2021. But with barely a few days to go when curtains will be drawn in 2021, there is no official news. The wait has been long, with almost no information revealed from March 2020 to December 2021. However, we got hold of rumour from Shueisha house magazine. Check out the tweet below!
It is confirmed that Bleach will premiere in autumn 2022. Taking into account the Japanese transmission blocks, Bleach Final Arc: Thousand Year Blood War is making its debut in the very first days of October 2022. It is again an impatient wait of a few more months when we see Ichigo Kurosaki and his companions in action again.
On the occasion of Jump Festa 2022, Studio Pierrot revealed the first promotional trailer of Bleach. It celebrates the return of Ichigo and his friends to the small screen and will adapt the events of the Millennial War Saga.
TV anime “BLEACH Millennium Blood Battle” 2022.10 ON AIR!
The teaser PV has been released.
Broadcast on TV TOKYO from October 2022!
There’s a famous saying, “Better Late Than Never” and it applies here for Bleach fans who had waited eight years to read this news. Twitter is filled with exciting reactions by fans, and the internet is going crazy about the teaser trailer and the release date announcement.
Undoubtedly, it’s been a tough wait for fans, but even harder for series creator Tite Kubo. Bleach Season 17 debuted with the first full trailer during Jump Festa 2022, and Kubo had a special message to share with his fans.
“I’m glad it’s animated! And the official teaser, nice drawings and remixes of the songs! The editing is fantastic! I have been involved in the anime from the beginning as a writer, working on all sorts of issues, but as a viewer, I hope for something good. Please look forward to the broadcast! “
About Bleach Anime
For the uninitiated, Bleach is a Japanese anime series based on Tite Kubo’s manga novel by the same name. The adaptation also brings novel story arcs and is humongous with over 650 chapters in 74 volumes.
The story takes place in the town of Karakura Town with the hero played by 15-year-old high school student Kurosaki Ichigo. He is a teenager who becomes a soul reaper under certain circumstances and fights evil spirits. His life takes turns when he faces new enemies and discovers secrets about his life.
The return of Bleach anime in 2021 has been particularly welcomed by the anime community. 2021 Anime calendar is turning to be an overstacked year with all the major titles coming up. There are many such titles which are making a comeback after many years of wait, there’s hope for anime industry.