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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?

As previously reported, Bleach creator Tite Kubo wrote that he was worried about the character’s hair, but the color chosen for actor Sota Fukushi looks similar to the hue some people in Japan sport.

The 20-second teaser doesn’t show much, but there is a darkly lit close up of Fukushi’s face.

Ichigo Kurosaki’s enormous sword works in the manga and the anime, but in the life-action film, it might look unwieldy. Seeing an action sequence would provide a better idea of that.


The Bleach movie will be out this summer in Japan.

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