Better late than never. Yesterday on the social networks of Disney+ Italia it was revealed that the first season of BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War will debut in our country on July 5th .
In Japan, in the USA on Hulu and on Star in other international territories, it had debuted last October.
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Based on the final arc ‘Thousand Year Blood War’ of Tite Kubo ‘s Bleach manga , i.e. volumes 55 to 74. The series consists of four non-consecutive cour (quarters).
Three days later, from July 8 , the second season will debut in Japan and will be available in simulcast in other international territories, except Italy.
Here is the third trailer accompanied by the opening theme “STARS” of the rock band wod , also subtitled in Italian:
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New voice actors have also been announced:
Aoi Yuuki will voice Liltotto Lamperd, Tsuyoshi Koyama instead Gerard Valkyrie, Soichiro Hoshi will voice Nianzol Weizol, finally Nao Toyama will voice Giselle Gewelle.
Original voice actors:
Wataru Hatano as Hidetomo Kajōmaru;
KENN (Penema in Platinum End) as Berenice Gabrielli;
Takahiro Fujiwara (Pippin in Berserk: The Golden Age Arc) as Jerome Guizbatt;
Wataru Komada (Yutaka Gotanda in Tribe Nine) as Asguiaro Ebern;
Daiki Hamano (Matheus Johann Weiss in Saga of Tanya the Evil) as Luders Friegen;
Confirmed the return of the original cast to which are added some members who did not appear in the anime, but who reprise their roles dubbed in the video game Bleach: Brave Souls .
We will see again:
Masakazu Morita (Ichigo Kurosaki); Fumiko Orikasa (Rukia Kuchiki); Noriaki Sugiyama (Uryū Ishida); Yuki Matsuoka (Orihime Inoue); Hiroki Yasumoto (Yasutora Sado); Kentaro Ito (Renji Abarai); Shinichiro Miki (Kisuke Urahara); Satsuki Yukino (Yoruichi Shihoin); Binbin Takaoka (replacing Masaaki Tsukada) as Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto.
Houko Kuwashima (Suì-Fēng); Shouto Kashii (Rōjūrō Ōtoribashi); Aya Hisakawa (Retsu Unohana); Masaya Onosaka (Shinji Hirako); Ryotaro Okiayu (Byakuya Kuchiki); Tetsu Inada (Sajin Komamura); Akio Ohtsuka (Shunsui Kyōraku); Tomokazu Sugita (Kensei Muguruma); Romi Park (Tōshirō Hitsugaya); Fumihiko Tachiki (Kenpachi Zaraki); Ryusei Nakao (Mayuri Kurotsuchi).
Hideo Ishikawa (Jūshirō Ukitake); Naomi Kusumi (Ichibē Hyōsube); Yōji Ueda (Ōetsu Mimaiya); Tomoyuki Shimura (Tenjiro Kirinji); 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); Daiki Yamashita (Ryūnosuke Yuki); Asami Seto (Shino Madarame); Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Äs Nödt); Koichi Yamadera (Quilge Opie); Hideyuki Tanaka (BG9); Takaya Hashi (Robert Accutron); Nobuaki Kanemitsu (Driscoll Berci); Yasuhiro Mamiya (Mask De Masculine); Tomoaki Maeno (NaNaNa Najahkoop).
New BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War Key Visual! ⚔️🔥
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Tomohisa Taguchi (Twin Star Exorcists, Kino’s Journey – The Beautiful World, Akudama Drive) directed in place of Noriyuki Abe . He supervises the scripts with Masaki Hiramatsu . Masashi Kudo returns as character designer, Shiro Sagisu as composer.
Animation directors: Michio Hasegawa Sei Komatsubara, Kumiko Takayanagi ;
Action effects animation directors: Satoshi Sakai, Yoshihiro Kanno, Yong Hoon Chong ;
Art director: Yoshio Tanioka ;
Art Design: Toshiki Amada ;
Color Design: Saori Goda ;
Editing: Akinori Mishima ;
Cinematographer: Kazuhiro Yamada ;
CG directors: Toshihiro Sasaki, Kazushi Goto ;
Sound director: Yukio Nagasaki ;
Sound Production: Zack Promotions .
Tatsuya Kitani sings the opening theme Scar while SennaRin sings the ending theme Saihatte (The Furtherest End).