The new Bleach anime is fast approaching and everyone is watching Soul Society to see how they are preparing. After all, the series hasn’t released any new material in years, and the anime is no exception.
Fans are excited to see all the scenes they’ve missed since the end of Tite Kubo’s pre-TV series manga. Also, new art for Bleach featuring Ichigo and Rukia has just gone live to begin the marketing campaign.
Bleach’s new Ichigo and Rukia art
As you can see in the image below, the official Bleach site tweeted about the initiative. Fans received new artwork of Ichigo and Rukia in their new outfits. The orange-haired soul reaper towers over his friend as always.
The official statement of the post said:
“Commercialization planning is underway for Bleach: Thousand Years of Blood War. Ichigo and Rukia’s artwork was released early. Official product information will be shared sequentially on this official Twitter, so please check them out.”
Bleach Anime Twitter
As you can see above, Rukia maintains her elegant appearance while her black and white robes hide her small frame. Fans will see the recognizable badge identifying Rukia as vice-captain in the Gotei 13 on her bicep.
Ichigo, with his amazing blade, can see Ichigo standing by her side. Thanks to the clean artwork, the hero looks sharp, which makes fans even more excited about Bleach.
Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War Trailers and more
At Anime Expo 2022 in Los Angeles, the Bleach anime unveiled a fresh look at the highly anticipated continuation of the legendary Shonen anime series.
The trailer focuses on Yhwach, the Quincy King. Imprisoned for more than 900 years, he plays a significant role in the events of the Thousand Year Blood War narrative, in addition to being a recurring character.
Several key actors from the original English cast, including Michelle Ruff as Rukia and Johnny Young Bosch as Ichigo Kurosaki, the series’ central character, will return in the upcoming season, according to the panel. The trailer’s epilogue confirms the new season’s October 2022 start date.
For those who don’t know, Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War will finally take on the final act of the manga when it premieres in October.
Fans should check out the show this fall when it transitions to animation! Due to Kubo’s delivery of several dramatic battles, the arc is considered one of the most intense in Bleach.
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