Thousand-Year Blood War’s massive cast hampered other anime productions

Bleach: Thousand Years’ Blood War received complaints from other production companies due to its huge voice acting cast.

Bleachthe upcoming series Thousand Years of Blood War was at the center of complaints from other production studios because of its large cast. Many in-demand voice actors lent their talents Thousand Years of Blood War, which affects the production of several anime series from other companies. Noriaki Sugiyama, the voice of Uryu Ishida, noted that a list of artists revealed the number of episodes and when a person will appear. The most significant number of voice actors was 80, which caused delays in other anime productions due to scheduling conflicts.

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New characters and cast include Takayuki Sugo (as Yhwach), Yūichirō Umehara (as Jugram Haschwalt), Shunsuke Takeuchi (Askin Nakk Le Vaar), and Ayana Taketatsu (Bambietta Basterbine). In addition, popular voice actors Yumi Uchiyama (The devil is a part timer!!), Natsuki Hanae (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba), Satoshi Hino (Classroom of the Elite 2nd Season) and Koichi Yamadera (Cowboy Bebop) are also set to lend their voices to the series as Candice Catnipp, Gremmy Thoumeaux, Lille Barro and Quilge Opie respectively.

Bleach: Thousand Years’ Blood War (Burīchi Sennen Kessen-hen), the sequel to the original anime series, is based on the manga series by Tite Kubo Bleach. Thousand Years of Blood War is the final storyline of the manga. It lasts four courses and features music by Tatsuya Kitani (opening theme “Scar”) and SennaRin (ending theme “Saihate”). The subtitled trailer of the anime on VIZ Media’s official YouTube account showcased favorite characters Uryu Ishida, Orihime Inoue, Rukia Kuchiki and Nelliel Tu Odelschwanck, while also giving fans an inside look at the series’ main antagonists.

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The new anime series was originally announced in 2020

Announced in March 2020 Bleach 20th Anniversary Project & Tite Kubo New Project Presentation livestream, it wasn’t until 2021 that fans discovered that the anime project was going to be a television series. Tomohisa Taguchi replaced Noriyuki Abe as series director at studio Pierrot and would also oversee the scripts along with Masaki Hiramatsu. Masashi Kudo and Shirō Sagisu returned as character designer and composer respectively. While Taguchi doesn’t have a long history as a director, he has worked on some impressive titles, including: Persona 4: The Golden Animation and Twin Star Exorcists. Kudo, best known for his work on Bleachmade his mark on the original anime series by designing minor characters that had not appeared in the manga.

First published in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump in August 2001, Bleach ended its run in the magazine in August 2016. VIZ licensed it for North American release in English in 2004. The manga sold over 130 tankōbon volumes worldwide. Written and illustrated by Tite Kubo, the series follows the adventures of Ichigo Kurosaki, a teenager who inherits his parents’ fate after being given the powers of a Soul Reaper as the personification of Soul Reaper Rukia Kuchiki’s death. His newfound abilities allow him to take on the duties of a Soul Reaper, defending humans and guiding souls into the afterlife.

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Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War premieres October 10. Fans of the series can prepare for its release by streaming the original series of the anime on Crunchyroll or Hulu.

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