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New Bleach Anime Key Visual and Voice Roles Unveiled

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Bleach Blood War Anime

Bleach: The Thousand-Year Blood War airs soon, in October 2022. With the promotional engine for the new Bleach anime series in gear, the production staff unveiled a new key visual for the show. It also confirmed more of the voice cast [Thanks, Famitsu!].

The new Bleach anime key visual focuses on Ichigo and his closest friends, with Quincy King Ywach and Uryuu Ishida in the background. Ichigo, Renji, Rukia, Chad, and Orihime are in the foreground, sporting their weapons.

Bleach Anime

An official site update confirmed more of the voice cast for Bleach: The Thousand-Year Blood War. In addition to returning members from the original Bleach anime, The Thousand-Year Blood War features many new roles for the Stern Ritter. They’re the elite soldiers of the Quincy Wandenreich and the main foes of the Soul Reapers in the manga’s final arc. Previous reveals of the voice cast confirmed many of the key roles, but a few new and returning cast members remained unconfirmed.

Here are the new voice actor confirmations.

  • Äs Nödt – Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Kirito in Sword Art Online, Law in Tales of Arise, Xiao in Genshin Impact)
  • BG9 – Hideyuki Tanaka (Otacon in Metal Gear Solid, Backbeard in GeGeGe no Kitaro, Wolfgang Grimmer in Monster)
  • Driscoll Berci – Nobuaki Kanemitsu
  • Mask De Masculine – Yasuhiro Mamiya (Vauthry in Final Fantasy XIV, Magma in Dr. Stone, GigantoMachia in My Hero Academia)
  • NaNaNa Najahkoop – Tomoaki Maeno (Zhongli in Genshin Impact, Jun’ichi Tachibana in Amagami SS, Naotsugu in Log Horizon)
  • Quilge Opie – Koichi Yamadera (Shun Akiyama in Yakuza 4, Spike in Cowboy Bebop, Beerus in Dragon Ball Super)
  • Robert Accutrone – Takaya Hashi (Loquis in Broken Blade, Moriarty in Fate/Grand Order, Gilliam in Outlaw Star)
  • Ryunosuke Yuki – Daiki Yamashita (Midoriya in My Hero Academia, Yushiro in Demon Slayer, Senpai in Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro)
  • Shino Madarame – Asami Seto (Kujou Sara in Genshin Impact, Kasane Randall in Scarlet Nexus, Aoi in Birdie Wing)

Bleach: The Thousand-Year Blood War airs in October 2022. The original anime can be found on various streaming services. It airs on Crunchyroll in North America.

Josh Tolentino
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