BLEACH — The complete TV & movie collection soundtrack was made available to international audiences on October 23, 2022.
The collection includes all BLEACH soundtracks and can be accessed via multiple platforms, as follows:
The latest installment in the BLEACH franchise — BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War premiered on October 10, 2022. The series will run for four cours with breaks in between. It’s predicted that the Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War Season 2 release date (Bleach Season 18) will be in 2023.
You can check the BLEACH streaming schedule for your region here.
BLEACH: Sennen Kessen-hen is available to U.S. fans via Hulu USA and to international fans — via Disney+.
A BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War trailer PV highlighting the 13 Court Guard Squads was released on October 7, 2022, mere days before the season premiere. We’re including it below, so you can refresh your memory.
BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War cast and staff
BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War, which is Season 17 of the anime series, is being directed by Tomohisa Taguchi (Twin Star Exorcists) at Studio Pierrot, which produced all previous BLEACH seasons.
Other main staff members include:
- Michio Hasegawa, Sei Komatsubara, Kumiko Takayanagi — chief animation directors
- Satoshi Sakai, Yoshihiro Kanno, Yong Hoon Chong — action effects animation directors
- Masaki Hiramatsu, Tomohisa Taguchi — script overseers
- Masashi Kudo — character designer
- Yoshio Tanioka — art director
- Toshiki Amada — art designer
- Saori Goda — color designer
- Akinori Mishima — editing
- Kazuhiro Yamada — director of photography
- Toshihiro Sasaki, Kazushi Goto — CG directors
- Shiro Sagisu — music composer
- Yukio Nagasaki — sound director
- Zack Promotion — sound production
Tatsuya Kitani performs the opening theme “Scar,” while SennaRin performs the ending theme “Saihate.” A creditless version of “Saihate” was made available via YouTube on October 17.
The Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War cast members include, among others:
- Masakazu Morita — Ichigo Kurosaki
- Fumiko Orikasa — Rukia Kuchiki
- Noriaki Sugiyama — Uryu Ishida
- Yuki Matsuoka — Orihime Inoue
- Hiroki Yasumoto — Yasutora Sado
- Kentaro Ito — Renji Abarai
- Shinichiro Miki — Kisuke Urahara
- Satsuki Yukino — Yoruichi Shihoin
- Binbin Takaoka — Genryusai Shigekuni Yamamoto
- Houko Kuwashima — Sui-Feng
- Shouto Kashii — Rojuro Otoribashi
- Aya Hisakawa — Retsu Unohana
- Masaya Onosaka — Shinji Hirako
- Ryotaro Okiayu — Byakuya Kuchiki
- Hideo Ishikawa — Jushiro Ukitake
- Naomi Kusumi — Ichibe Hyosube
- Yoji Ueda — Oetsu Mimaiya
- Tomoyuki Shimura — Tenjiro Kirinji
- Tetsu Inada — Sajin Komamura
- Akio Ohtsuka — Shunsui Kyoraku
- Tomokazu Sugita — Kensei Muguruma
- Romi Park — Toshiro Hitsugaya
- Fumiko Tachiki — Kenpachi Zaraki
- Ryusei Nakao — Mayuri Kurotsuchi
- Rina Satou — Senjumaru Shutara
- Ayumi Tsunematsu — Kirio Hikifune
- Takayuki Sugo — Yhwach
- Yuichiro Umehara — Jugram Haschwalth
- Shunsuke Takeuchi — Askin Nakk Le Vaar
- Ayana Taketatsu — Bambietta Basterbine
- Yuki Ono — Bazz-B
- Yumi Uchiyama — Candice Catnipp
- Natsuki Hanae — Gremmy Thoumeaux
- Satoshi Hino — Lille Barro
The BLEACH franchise has maintained high levels of popularity ever since the original manga by Tite Kubo debuted in 2001. The manga was serialized for 15 years (until August 22, 2016) in Weekly Shōnen Jump in Japan.
Viz Media has licensed the manga for an English-language release alongside some other BLEACH projects.