Bleach is author Tite Kubo's second title. Kubo made his debut withZombiePowder, a four-volume series for Weekly Shonen Jump. To date, Bleach has been translated into numerous languages and has also inspired an animated TV series that began airing in Japan in 2004. Beginning its serialization in 2001, Bleach is still a mainstay in the pages of Weekly Shonen Jump. In 2005,Bleach was awarded the prestigious Shogakukan Manga Award in the shonen (boys) category.
Cleaning up the afterlife one spirit at a time!
R to L (Japanese Style). Cleaning up the afterlife one spirit at a time!
Ichigo Kurosaki never asked for the ability to see ghosts, he was born with the gift. When his family is attacked by a Hollow (a malevolent lost soul) Ichigo becomes a Soul Reaper, dedicating his life to protecting the innocent and helping the tortured spirits themselves find peace. Find out why Tite Kubo's Bleach
has become an international manga smash-hit!
Ichigo and his friends return to the World of the Living, where life goes on as usual. But the arrival of a new transfer student raises disturbing questions, for outside school he carries a zanpaku-to and wears the mask of a Hollow...