We have news for you straight from the world of Tite Kubo's creations. Over the weekend, during a live event featuring Bleach and Burn The Witch, we were treated to a brand new promotional video and visual for the highly anticipated anime adaptation of "Bleach: Thousand Year Blood War". Are you ready to immerse yourself in the world of the Soul Reapers? Let's go!
In the new video, we get a sneak peek at the opening theme song for the series titled "STARS," and it's performed by the awesome rock band w.o.d. Trust me, their sound will get you all pumped up and ready for action! The anime is set to resume its broadcast on July 8th, so mark your calendars and get hyped!
Here's an interesting tidbit for you: this is the first time w.o.d will be contributing a musical theme to an anime project. Tite Kubo, the mastermind behind the manga, mentioned that he's a big fan of the band, although their fandom didn't solely influence the song selection.
How cool is it when your favorite creators and artists collide?
Voice cast: New members
That's not all, my friend! We've also got some fresh additions to the voice cast. With these talented additions, the characters will surely shine in the upcoming episodes.
- Aoi Yuki will voice Liltotto
- Tsuyoshi Koyama takes on the role of Gerald
- Soichiro Hoshi brings Nianzol to life
- Nao Toyama voices the fabulous Giselle.
Now, let's talk about the production team making all of this magic happen.
- Tomohisa Taguchi steps in as the director at Studio Pierrot, replacing Noriyuki Abe. Taguchi is also involved in the scriptwriting and supervision, collaborating with Masaki Hiramatsu.
- And guess who's back? Masashi Kudou, the creative genius behind the character designs and animation direction of popular series like Naruto and Code Geass.
- Shirou Sagisu, who's responsible for crafting the captivating soundtrack.
Synopsis for Bleach
Before we part ways, let me give you a quick recap of the story for those who may need a refresher. It all begins with Ichigo Kurosaki, your average high school student whose life takes a drastic turn when his family is attacked by a Hollow—a corrupt spirit hungry for human souls. Enter Rukia Kuchiki, a Soul Reaper who gets injured while protecting Ichigo's family. To save them, Ichigo accepts Rukia's offer to take her powers and becomes a Soul Reaper himself.
But there's a catch—Rukia can't regain her own powers. Now, Ichigo finds himself with the overwhelming task of hunting down the Hollows that plague his city. Luckily, he's not alone in this fight. His classmates Orihime Inoue, Yasutora Sado, and Uryuu Ishida join him, each possessing unique abilities of their own.
As Ichigo and his friends navigate their new responsibilities, both on and off the battlefield, they'll soon realize that Hollows are just the tip of the iceberg.
So, ready for the return of "Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War" and immerse yourself in the thrilling world of Soul Reapers once again. Remember July 8th and prepare for an action-packed adventure like no other.
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