Bleach is author Tite Kubo's second title. Kubo made his debut withZombie Powder, 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 Strawberry Kurosaki was born with the ability to see ghosts. When his family is attacked by a Hollowa malevolent lost soulIchigo becomes a Soul Reaper, dedicating his life to protecting the innocent and helping the tortured spirits find peace.
The Arrancars, Hollows that have attained Soul Reaper-like powers, have descended on Karakura Town. Led by Grimmjow Jaegerjaques, they plan to eliminate anyone who poses a threat to them. And their deadly hunt doesn't stop with Ichigo and the Soul Reapers--the Arrancars are after anyone with even a trace of spiritual powers!