BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War revealed a new short trailer – the second part of the previously revealed video dedicated to the Gotei 13 captains. This week’s episode of the anime was a recap and paved the way for the upcoming one-hour finale.
Studio Pierrot is animating the BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War 2 -The Separation- anime, which is a sequel of the popular shonen series. It began airing in July of this year. It is a direct continuation of BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War, which aired in the Fall 2022 anime season.
Studio Pierrot previously produced the original TV anime adaptation of Tite Kubo’s BLEACH manga, which aired between October 2004 and March 2012 with a total of 366 episodes. The long-awaited sequel features not only the content from the manga but also some new fight scenes. Tite Kubo is supervising. The staff for The Separation includes:
- Director: Tomohisa Taguchi
- Series Composition: Masaki Hiramatsu, Tomohisa Taguchi
- Character Design: Masashi Kudo
- Chief Animation Directors: Kumiko Takayanagi, Kiyoshi Komatsubara, Michio Hasegawa
- Music: Shiro Sagisu
VIZ Media licensed the entirety of BLEACH manga in English and describes the plot of the current arc as:
The peace is suddenly broken when warning sirens blare through the Soul Society. Residents there are disappearing without a trace and nobody knows who’s behind it, meanwhile, a dark shadow is also extending itself toward Ichigo and his friends in Karakura Town…
The anime revealed a new key visual during this year’s Anime Expo. VIZ Media holds the English rights for the anime. The Separation will have a total of 13 episodes.
Source: Official Website
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