Bleach Anniversary Chapter gets new cover image for digital release

The Bleach anniversary one-shot gets an independent digital release that includes new cover art by series creator Tite Kubo.

New art by Ichigo Kurosaki will be included in the digital release of Bleachthe chapter “No Breath of Hell”.

The new illustration was unveiled on the official Twitter account of the series’ creator, Tite Kubo, and depicts the older look of Bleach‘s central hero. The new art will serve as a cover for the digital complete volume of the one-shot chapter, which was originally published through Weekly Shonen Jump August last year. The 74-page sequel to the classic shonen-manga was released to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the series’ first chapter release.

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“No Breaths from Hell” was originally promoted as a single, independent story, but fans were pleasantly surprised when it turned out that the chapter appeared to be a teaser for a new sequel as it puts a new enemy to Ichigo and the rest of the Soul Reapers to tackle. The manga was very well received, and since its release, fans have been eagerly awaiting the official confirmation that Kubo’s beloved supernatural action series would actually receive a full-length sequel, but so far both Kubo and Bleach’s publisher Shueisha have been tight-lipped. about any successors.

While the future of manga remains a mystery, it has at least been confirmed that Bleach anime returns for a new season. The new season will feature the Thousand-Year Blood War Bow, which was originally released after the original Bleach anime stopped showing so it was never animated before. The return of the anime series was originally announced in March 2020. New details about the anime series’ new episodes are expected to be revealed at this year’s Jump Festa, which will livestream its Bleach presentation on December 18 at 18:00 JST.


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Bleach originally premiered in 2001 is one of the most popular shonen manga series ever, with over 120 million copies circulating globally. The series was once considered one of Weekly Shonen Jump‘s “Big Three”, a title given to the three most popular anime and manga franchises of the time along with Eiichiro Oda’s still ongoing One piece, and Masashi Kishimoto’s Naruto. The original manga ended in 2016, though Kubo returned to his world in 2018 with the new series, Burn the witch, which takes place in the same universe but has a different cast.


That Bleach manga is located and distributed in English by VIZ Media. The anime series is available for streaming on Hulu, Netflix and Crunchyroll.

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