Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War Release Date Status Confirmed For 2022 & Everything We Know So Far
Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War has everything you need to know about it right here. The return of everyone’s favorite soul reaper is a welcome sight! Bleach Season 17 has been announced, and it is expected to adopt the Thousand-Year Blood Arc of Tite Kubo’s manga series. Just when fans thought they would never see a proper conclusion to their favorite anime series, the creators have surprised them by announcing Bleach Season 17.
It took Studio Pierrot 16 seasons to complete the shonen series, which has a total of 366 episodes. Bleach made its television debut on October 5, 2004 thanks to the efforts of Studio Pierrot. The final episode aired on March 27, 2012, and since then, fans have been clamoring for more episodes to adapt the remaining chapters of Tite Kubo’s manga series, which is currently in production. Despite the fact that it took nearly a decade, the creators are finally delivering what fans have been asking for, and it is expected to be released next year.
Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War Release Date Confirmed For 2022
It is expected that fans from all over the world will be able to stream new episodes of Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War starting in October 2022, when the anime adaptation of the manga will be released. Due to the fact that this will be one of the most highly anticipated anime shows to air this year, more promotional hype for the final season should be expected in the months leading up to its premiere.
It’s likely that Funimation and Crunchyroll will announce a specific release date for their respective streaming platforms. Maintain your attention, as we will update this page with an exact date once the official update is available.
Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War Announcement
As part of Bleach’s 20th-anniversary celebration project, Weekly Shonen Jump Issue 17 announced that the anime series has been renewed for Season 17 by creator Tite Kubo and the animators who worked on the original series. Furthermore, the Japanese magazine announced that the upcoming season will adapt the Thousand-Year Blood War arc from the comic book series, thereby confirming that the anime series has reached its conclusion. In addition, it was revealed that the anime adaptation would be uncensored in its content.
Additionally, Shonen Jump released an official video on YouTube, in which they announced an OVA episode titled Burn the Witch, in addition to the upcoming season.
Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War Cast
In conjunction with Jump Festa 2022, Shueisha announced the main cast for the upcoming return of the anime adaptation of Tite Kubo’s Bleach, which will premiere in 2019. The Thousand-Year Blood War will be the central theme of the upcoming anime, which will premiere in 2022.
- Binbin Takaoka as Genryusai Shigekuni Yamamoto is a Japanese actor.
- Ichibee Hyosube is played by Naomi Kusumi.
- Ouetsu Nimaiya is voiced by Youji Ueda, who joins the cast.
- Tenjiro Kirinji is played by Tomoyuki Shimura.
- Kirio Hikifune is played by Ayumi Tsunematsu.
- Senjumaru Shutara will be voiced by Rina Satou.
- Takayuki Sugou in the role of Yhwach
- Yuuichirou Umehara will take on the role of Jugram Haschwalth.
- Shunsuke Takeuchi will be voicing the character of Askin Nakk Le Vaar in the film.
- Bambietta Basterbine is played by Ayana Taketatsu, who joins the cast.
- Bazz-B is played by Yuuki Ono.
- Candice Catnipp is played by Yumi Uchiyama.
- Gremmy Thoumeaux is played by Natsuki Hanae, who also provides the voice.
The return of the Bleach anime, which will cover the manga’s final arc, the Thousand-Year Blood War, will take place in 2022, during the Fall/Autumn 2022 anime season, according to the official website.
Bleach: Thousand Year-Blood War Plot
As previously stated, the upcoming season of the Bleach anime series will adapt the final arc of the manga series, which will be aired in 2019. The arc known as the Thousand-Year Blood War Arc spans more than 200 chapters in total, and it begins with Chapter 480 and continues until the end of the manga series, which has a total of 698 chapters, meaning Bleach Season 17 will cover 218 chapters.
Season 17 of Bleach will almost certainly pick up where Season 16 left off: The Wandenreich, which also translates to “Invisible Empire” is a highly classified group of the Quincy. A thousand years ago, the Quincy were defeated by the Shinigami in a war that lasted for several months. As a result, they were forced to flee and hide for years, during which time they grew in power.
In case you haven’t heard, the Bleach anime is coming back! Read the “Thousand-Year Blood Arc” before it’s animated! It starts from Chapter 480! Members can read all of Bleach and much more in the Shonen Jump Digital Vault! https://t.co/OxnZRF0yYv pic.twitter.com/KHjhOWUWE2
— Shonen Jump (@shonenjump) March 21, 2020
It is expected that the Wandenreich will launch an attack on Soul Society, resulting in a full-scale war between the Shinigami and the Quincy. Ichigo, the protagonist of Soul Society, will go through extensive training in order to become more powerful so that he can save society and fight back against the reapers.
Update: In Feb. 2022, Bleach creator Tite Kubo did a Q&A with members of his fan club, and it was there the mangaka shared two major updates about the return of the anime.
According to the manga artist, the anime adaptation of the Thousand-Year Blood War arc will take its time in order to address issues that the original source couldn’t address at the time. Kubo collaborated closely with the anime’s production team to provide the answers, so fans of the anime series can expect new content in this adaptation of the series. For example, the final season will reveal who exactly targeted Rukia during the first Quincy Invasion, and that’s only the beginning of what will be revealed in the final season.
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Bleach: Thousand Year-Blood War Trailer
The first trailer for Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War, released in December 2021 by Shueisha and Viz Media, gave us a sneak peek at what was to come in the upcoming season. Despite the fact that the trailer features well-known characters, it does not contain any major spoilers for the upcoming season. The story of the highly anticipated final season will most likely be revealed in a new trailer, which will most likely be released shortly thereafter.