The Thousand Year Blood War is scheduled for October 2022 Viz Press release • AIPT

Viz Media announced that it has acquired the worldwide rights to Bleach which includes the manga, video game, live-action film adaptation, and all 366 episodes of the anime. But that’s not all, the long-awaited final arc of the anime is set to launch in October 2022 called Bleach: Bloody Thousand Years War.

To celebrate, Viz is making the full series of Bleach (dubbed in English, 13 seasons, 366 episodes) in one product on digital EST for a limited time during the anime month, February 2022, in the US for $ 99. With over 120 million copies printed, Bleach is a huge acquisition for Viz Media.

“Through his visual genius, Tite Kubo has made an indelible impact on the world of fandoms and the course of manga and anime history. He is also an extremely gifted and accomplished storyteller, and it is a great honor for VIZ Media to acquire this final arc in its legendary Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War catalog, for fans around the world. – Brad Woods, VIZ Media Marketing Director

Check out a trailer for Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War below.

For more on this news, read the official press release below.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Manga legend Tite Kubo’s final arc in his iconic fantasy adventure Bleach is set to be animated and VIZ Media has acquired the worldwide rights (excluding Asia) to launch the series in October 2022.

Award-winning and best-selling manga series, Bleach has over 120 million copies printed since its debut in Weekly Shonen Jump (2.7 million copies in the US), while the anime has produced 366 episodes and is today revered as one of the greatest of all time.

In addition to the critically acclaimed manga and legendary anime, the Bleach universe includes video games, musicals, and a live-action film adaptation, making Bleach more than just a franchise, but more of a point. cultural reference for millions of fans around the world.

“Through his visual genius, Tite Kubo has made an indelible impact on the world of fandoms and the course of manga and anime history. He is also an extremely gifted and accomplished storyteller, and it is a great honor for VIZ Media to acquire this final arc in its legendary Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War catalog, for fans around the world. – Brad Woods, VIZ Media Marketing Director

In celebrating the return of Soul Reaper Ichigo Kurosaki and his friends, the Complete Bleach Series (dubbed in English, 13 seasons, 366 episodes) will be available for purchase as a single product on the digital EST for a limited time during the month of the anime, February 2022, in the US for $ 99. Among the top echelons in anime, this is an ‘industry first’ special.

VIZ Media’s exclusive acquisition of Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War includes: video on demand, home video, electronic sales, television and merchandise rights.

Bleach: A Thousand Years of Bloody War – Production Info:
original work: BLEACH Tite Kubo (SHUEISHA / SHONEN JUMP)
Series Director: Tomohisa Taguchi
Character design: Masashi Kudo
Music: Shiro SAGISU
Animation production: studio Pierrot

Characters + Cast List:
Ichigo Kurosaki – Masakazu Morita
Rukia Kuchiki – Fumiko Orikasa
Uryu Ishida – Noriaki Sugiyama
Orihime Inoue – Yuki Matsuoka
Yasutora Sado (Chad) – Hiroki Yasumoto
Renji Abarai – Kentaro Ito
Kisuke Urahara – Shin-ichiro Miki
Yoruichi Shihoin – Satsuki Yukino
Shigekuni Yamamotogenryusai – Binbin Takaoka
Sui-Feng – Houko Kuwashima
Rojuro Ohtoribashi – Shouto Kashii
Retsu Unohana – Aya Hisakawa
Shinji Hirako – Masaya Onosaka
Byakuya Kuchiki – Ryotaro Okiayu
Sajin Komamura – Tetsu Inada
Shunsui Kyoraku – Akio Otsuka
Kensei Muguruma – Tomokazu Sugita
Toshiro Hitsugaya – Romi Park
Kenpachi Zaraki – Fumihiko Tachiki
Mayuri Kurotsuchi – Ryusei Nakao
Jushiro Ukitake – Hideo Ishikawa
Ichibee Hyosube – Naomi Kusumi
Ouetsu Nimaiya – Yoji Ueda
Tenjiro Kirinji – Tomoyuki Shimura
Senjumaru Shutara – Rina Sato
Kirio Hikifune – Ayumi Tsunematsu
Yhwach – Takayuki Sugo
Jugram Haschwalth – Yuuichirou Umehara
Askin Nakk Le Vaar – Shunsuke Takeuchi
Bambietta Basterbine – Ayana Taketatsu
Bazz-B – Yuki Ono
Candice Catnipp – Yumi Uchiyama
Gremmy Thoumeaux – Natsuki Hanae
Lille Barro – Satoshi Hino

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