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"Bleach" (2004) More at IMDbPro »TV series 2004-2012

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Bleach: Season 16: Episode 1 -- A mysterious man who calls himself "Muramasa" appears in the Seireitei to declare war against the Soul Reapers. Using his powers, Muramasa gives physical form to the Zanpakuto and liberates them from the captains and lieutenants of the 13 Court Guard Squads.

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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16
Release Date:
5 October 2004 (Japan) See more »
Tagline:
Possessed! See more »
Plot:
High school student Kurosaki Ichigo is unlike any ordinary kid because he can see ghosts. After an accident with a hollow, he got a power.So begins Kurosaki Ichigo's training and duty as a Shinigami, Soul Reaper. Full summary »
Awards:
2 wins & 8 nominations See more »
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(85 articles)
User Reviews:
10. Why? Read Below. See more (46 total) »

Cast

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Johnny Yong Bosch ... Ichigo Kurosaki / ... (287 episodes, 2004-2012)
Michelle Ruff ... Rukia Kuchiki / ... (208 episodes, 2004-2012)

Stephanie Sheh ... Orihime Inoue / ... (198 episodes, 2004-2012)
Jamieson Price ... Yasutora 'Chad' Sado / ... (173 episodes, 2004-2012)
Derek Stephen Prince ... Uryu Ishida / ... (152 episodes, 2004-2012)
Kirk Thornton ... Narrator / ... (138 episodes, 2004-2011)

Wally Wingert ... Renji Abarai / ... (136 episodes, 2004-2012)
Steve Staley ... Toshiro Hitsugaya / ... (126 episodes, 2004-2012)
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Series Directed by
Wendee Lee (6 episodes, 2006)
Noriyuki Abe (2 episodes, 2007)
 
Series Writing credits
Jessica Renslow (333 episodes, 2004-2011)
Tite Kubo (50 episodes, 2004-2006)
Liam O'Brien (2 episodes, 2004-2005)
Masashi Sogo (2 episodes, 2004)
Natsuko Takahashi (2 episodes, 2004)
Michiko Yokote (2 episodes, 2004)
Genki Yoshimura (2 episodes, 2004)

Series Produced by
Joshua Lopez .... co-producer (293 episodes, 2006-2012)
Jamie Simone .... producer (237 episodes, 2004-2012)
Reginald Rhoades .... associate producer (177 episodes, 2006-2012)
 
Series Production Management
William Germain .... production manager / production supervisor (25 episodes, 2004-2005)
 
Series Sound Department
David W. Barr .... dialogue recording engineer / adr recordist (148 episodes, 2004-2009)
Eric Lewis .... adr engineer (134 episodes, 2004-2007)
Kirk Thornton .... adr director (74 episodes, 2004-2006)
Suzanne Goldish .... adr mixer (50 episodes, 2011-2012)
Wendee Lee .... adr director (25 episodes, 2004-2005)
Shirô Sagisu .... soundtrack (20 episodes, 2004-2005)
James Lafferty .... post-production coordinator (14 episodes, 2007-2009)
 
Series Animation Department
Toshihiko Masuda .... key animator (6 episodes, 2009-2011)
Seiya Numata .... key animator (3 episodes, 2006-2007)
Hironori Tanaka .... key animator (3 episodes, 2009-2011)
 
Series Music Department
William Germain .... music coordinator (25 episodes, 2004-2005)
 
Series Other crew
Jessica Renslow .... production coordinator (333 episodes, 2004-2011)
Suzanne Goldish .... voice director (135 episodes, 2006-2012)
Wendee Lee .... adr director / voice director (91 episodes, 2004-2008)
Sierra Leoni .... Production Coordinator (85 episodes, 2006-2012)
Lindsey Myers .... production coordinator (44 episodes, 2004-2007)
Steve Kramer .... voice director (40 episodes, 2008-2009)
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn .... voice director (36 episodes, 2009-2010)
Michael Sorich .... voice director (31 episodes, 2004-2007)
Kirk Thornton .... voice director (31 episodes, 2004-2007)
Jeff Nimoy .... voice director (22 episodes, 2008)
 

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24 min
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Australia:M (some episodes) | Australia:PG (some episodes) | Canada:PG (Manitoba) (some episodes) | Canada:14A (Manitoba) (vol 2) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) (VHS/DVD rating) | Canada:14+ (TV rating) | Germany:16 (some episodes) | Germany:12 (some episodes) | New Zealand:M (some episodes) | New Zealand:PG (some episodes) | Singapore:NC-16 | South Korea:15 | UK:12 | UK:15 (volume 1) | USA:TV-14 | USA:TV-PG (some early episodes)
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Trivia:
Named after the creator's, Tite Kubo, favorite Nirvana album Bleach.See more »
Quotes:
Ikkaku Madarame:At least... tell me your name.
Ichigo Kurosaki:Ichigo Kurosaki.
Ikkaku Madarame:Huh, Ichigo? That's a good name.
Ichigo Kurosaki:You think so? No one's ever told me that before.
Ikkaku Madarame:Yeah they say that guys with Ichi in their names are overflowing with talent and good looks. At least that's what I've heard...
Ikkaku Madarame:I'm Third Seat Assistant Adjutant Squad 11. Ikkaku Madarame! Well, Ichi, what say we be friends!
Ichigo Kurosaki:Huh! Ain't gonna happen...
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Soundtrack:
Sakura BiyoriSee more »

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44 out of 53 people found the following review useful.
10. Why? Read Below., 10 July 2008
Author: ShisnoX Freak from United States

Every anime has flaws, but when the flaws over-weigh the anime, it becomes a problem.

As for Bleach, I don't feel that it's going to happen any time soon. Sure, Bleach has some flaws, but overall this anime is satisfying. It has comedy, action, drama, and above all, intriguing weirdness that only this anime can provide.

I want to make this clear. It doesn't make sense when you start judging an anime by its fillers only. Hence the word 'FILLER'.

Bleach is not for everyone. Some call it 'overrated'. That doesn't matter. If you genuinely enjoy Bleach, stick with it like a true fan, and you won't regret it.

I'm rating it 10 'cause I'm a hardcore fan. Screw the flaws. If it has me coming back for more, they have got to be doing something right.

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