Here’s Bleach’s Yoruichi Shihōin by ChibiThot.
There’s going to be a live-action Bleach movie, and just as the on-set photos showed, it will feature vaguely orange hair and a ridiculously large sword. It’s Bleach, so what do you expect?
Now that the Bleach manga is finished, creator Tite Kubo has more time to focus on things besides drawing and writing. Things like Bleach cosplay, for example.
If “Bleach” isn’t a very good name for this kind of business, then how about “Burning”?
Set photos aren’t typically flattering. They don’t show the slick, polished image that a trailer does, and instead, give a behind-the-scenes peek. Keep that in mind when looking at the first set photos for the live-action Bleach film.
Viz Media is celebrating its 30th anniversary, so congrats to Viz! To mark the occasion, famed manga artists sent signed drawings to the company. One of them in particular, however, stands out in the cool drawing department.
Everything must come to an end, even Bleach.
Giant eyes? Spiky hair? Dudes who fight each other while soaring through the air? Anime is used to ignoring reality, but most especially in its fashion sense. Countless characters have outfits you couldn't make in real life without cheating, anti-gravity, or a wish-granting genie. Here are a mere dozen of them.
Popular Japanese manga Bleach is going on a five-week hiatus so its creator Tite Kubo can recharge. He'll need his full energy, because once the manga resumes in September, it will begin its "final act", with Kubo giving, what sounds like, the last story arch his all.
Despite all that you read about the tensions between China and Japan, Japanese manga is highly celebrated in China. Chinese people cosplay as Japanese manga characters. They watch Japanese manga inspired animations. And they read manga—that is, until now.
The anime industry, while not as strong as it was back in 2004-2006, is still booming. During any given week, there will be between 30 to 50 series airing (not counting reruns) on TV, generally during the late hours of night. Most series run for about 11-13 episodes (A few will go between 24-26 episodes). This means…
One Piece is perhaps the most popular manga in Japan. While it is serialized in a magazine aimed at young males, schoolgirls are apparently big into One Piece.
Elffi is the pride of Finnish cosplay. The 23 year-old, who is currently studying business management, represented his country at the World Cosplay Summit in Japan—which is like the Olympics of cosplay.
After weeks of teasing something called Project Ninja with images of tiny Naruto and Bleach characters, online game operator NGames reveals Pockie Ninja, a web game featuring characters "inspired by" those popular anime series.
Bleach follows Ichigo Kurosaki, a dude with a sword fighting evil spirits. He has powers of the Soul Reaper (think Grim Reaper). Bleach debuted as a manga in 2001 and has since been adapted into an anime.