18 March 2020 12:36
Good news for all Bleach fans! After years of waiting and wishing, Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War will finally have an anime adaptation. Weekly Shonen Jump released the good news early on their official Twitter account. With this, we can expect more good news in the upcoming Bleach 20th-anniversary project presentation on March 21, 2020. Aside from the anime adaptation of Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War, Weekly Shonen Jump also announced the serialization of Burn the Witch this coming summer.
And when you think things could not get better, Burn the Witch will also receive an anime adaptation this coming fall. Bleach 20th-anniversary celebration The announcement of these big projects is part of the 20th-anniversary celebration of the franchise. The project presentation of the 20th-anniversary was supposed to be held during the AnimeJapan 2020 convention. However, due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the event was canceled. In lieu of the event, Bleach 20th-anniversary, and Tite Kubo's new project presentation will be broadcast online.
It will be broadcast on March 21, 2020, via YouTube and Twitter. The Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War anime adaptation is one of the most anticipated project for Bleach fans. The Bleach anime adaptation ended in 2012. Ever since countless petitions have been made to animate the final arc of the manga. It is possible that the release date of the anime adaptation of Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War will be included in the announcements this coming March 21, 2020. Burn the Witch background For those who are unfamiliar with this project, Burn the Witch is Tite Kubo's one-shot manga released on July 16, 2018. It is Kubo's first work since the last chapter of Bleach was released on August 22, 2016. Burn the Witch follows the story of two witches working for the Western branch of Soul Society, located in Reverse London. The setting takes place twelve years after the Blood War and two years following the events of the last chapter. A continuation in the story of Burn the Witch opens the possibility of seeing familiar characters in the future. We may even see the next generation of Soul Reapers in action. NOTE: For more Bleach-related stories, readers may route here. Image credits: Weekly Shonen Jump official Twitter PiunikaWeb started as purely an investigative tech journalism website with main focus on 'breaking' or 'exclusive' news. In no time, our stories got picked up by the likes of Forbes, Foxnews, Gizmodo, TechCrunch, Engadget, The Verge, Macrumors, and many others. Want to know more about us? Head here. Eight years after the anime adaptation of BLEACH, Tite Kubo's supernatural shonen battle manga, came to a muted end with the final story arc still confined to the original manga, it has now been confirmed that Ichigo Kurosaki will be returning to our screens next year for an adaptation of the Thousand Year Blood War arc! Revealed as part of a series of announcements to commemorate the original manga's 20th anniversary in 2021, this long-awaited series will finally shine the spotlight on the hostile relationship between the Soul Reapers and Quincy that was teased in the early days of the manga. When an elite order of Quincy known as the Wandenreich launch an invasion of Hueco Mundo and Soul Society, Ichigo Kurosaki must spring into action to save multiple worlds, and stop a foe even more powerful than Sosuke Aizen – a battle that will unearth many truths about Soul Society, and Ichigo himself! While a studio has yet to be confirmed for Bleach, the first series was animated by Studio Pierrot (Naruto). Burn the Witch, Tite Kubo's manga one-shot about two witches working for the Western branch of Soul Society, will also be receiving an anime adaptation by Studio Colorido (Penguin Highway, Pokémon: Twilight Wings) this autumn, and will reportedly be helmed by Tatsuro Kawano, who has previously worked as an animation director on episodes of Psycho-Pass 2. The unofficial account WSJ_manga is also claiming that the news announces a new short manga series for Burn the Witch, which he initially didn't plan on serialising, until his editor insisted. He notes that the manucripts are already completed, so by the time fans are reading it, he'll be playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Bleach's Thousand Year Blood War arc was featured in volumes 55 through 74 of the original manga, which were published in English by Viz Media and is available to read via their Shonen JUMP app. The first 366 episode anime series was released on home video by Manga Entertainment and Kaze, and is available to stream on Crunchyroll. The Burn the Witch one-shot was published in the 16th July 2018 issue of the Weekly Shonen JUMP digital magazine. Sources: Anime Intelligence & Research, WSJ_manga.