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Release Date:
5 October 2004 (Japan) See more »
Tagline:
Possessed! See more »
Plot:
High school student Kurosaki Ichigo is unlike any ordinary kid. Why? Because he can see ghosts. Ever since a young age... See more »
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Normally I Don't Watch Animes Or Cartoons But Bleach Really Got Me Hooked See more (44 total) »

Cast

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Johnny Yong Bosch ... Ichigo Kurosaki / ... (264 episodes, 2004-2011)
Michelle Ruff ... Rukia Kuchiki / ... (196 episodes, 2004-2011)

Stephanie Sheh ... Orihime Inoue / ... (183 episodes, 2004-2011)
Jamieson Price ... Yasutora 'Chad' Sado / ... (157 episodes, 2004-2011)
Derek Stephen Prince ... Uryu Ishida / ... (140 episodes, 2004-2011)
Kirk Thornton ... Narrator / ... (137 episodes, 2004-2011)

Wally Wingert ... Renji Abarai / ... (129 episodes, 2004-2011)

Steve Staley ... Toshiro Hitsugaya / ... (121 episodes, 2004-2011)
Masakazu Morita ... Kurosaki Ichigo / ... (113 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 (334 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
Jamie Simone .... producer (212 episodes, 2004-2011)
 
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)
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 Music Department
William Germain .... music coordinator (25 episodes, 2004-2005)
 
Series Other crew
Jessica Renslow .... production coordinator (334 episodes, 2004-2011)
Suzanne Goldish .... voice director (109 episodes, 2006-2011)
Wendee Lee .... adr director / voice director (91 episodes, 2004-2008)
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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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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Quotes:
Rukia Kuchiki:[seeing Claude in his 'stuffed animal' body] He's so-so cute.
[Claude makes puzzled noise; suddenly Rukia grabs & hugs him]
Rukia Kuchiki:[voice higher pitched] Ooh I just love him!
[rubbing her cheek on his head]
Rukia Kuchiki:He looks just like my Chappy!
Kon:Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey! What's the big idea? I thought I was the one you loved the best! How can love be so cruel?
[Rukia keeps cuddling Claude]
Orihime Inoue:[sounding apologetic] You mean alot to me Rukia; but as much as I'd like to, I can't give you 'Claude'.
[gasps; face suddenly looks serious]
Orihime Inoue:We both want the same man; it's a love triangle!
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Referenced in Fun Size (2012)See more »
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38 out of 43 people found the following review useful.
Normally I Don't Watch Animes Or Cartoons But Bleach Really Got Me Hooked, 14 October 2007
Author: ryder_78 from Asia

Okay let's get the facts straight.

I noticed the rating for Bleach is 8.8/10. I'm adding my own comment here in an attempt to get that beyond 9.

For starters, I'm 29 years old, male and was never an anime or cartoon fan. Throughout my teenage years, I've only got hooked to Dragonball Z(15-18 years). That's it. Gundam Seed did appealed to me once in a while but I was totally not into anime for almost more than a decade. I suppose I got matured and that these kiddies stuff are waay past my time and not my type anymore. Damn I was wrong when I incidentally stumbled onto Bleach one day while changing through channels on TV. I was transported to my childhood days just after watching 2 episodes and instantly got hooked to the series like an eager blood-sucking leech.

It is wonderful to live in a fantasy world and that is the reason Bleach is so watchable. The excellent scripted storyline and wonderful varied characters will bring out the child in every man or woman. Watching the character of Ichigo develops from a normal kid to one that has super-natural powers is a rewarding journey, not to mention his what-you-call-that powerful 'bankai' that enables him to prevail in most of his battles with other powerful villains. The ups and downs throughout the journey from resisting turning into a hollow to becoming a shinigami had made this series so much enjoyable to watch. Coupled with his allies, from the cute little girl who can summon cute little angels to the cool-looking bloke with his deadly bow and arrows, and not to mention the powerful and indestructible Byakuya(did I spell that correctly?). Man talking about that guy. I saw him taking down Ichigo in one chapter without much effort at all along the alley on one fateful night which he took Rukia to Soul Society with him after that, leaving Ichigo as good as dead. I then thought to myself, how the hell is Ichigo going to bring his level up to that of Byakuya's if he were to match his powers and to save Rukia from the gallows? Anticipating what's going to happen next, the show ended. booo... Wait till the next episode comes by. duh.... See? The level of addiction is high as every time you anticipate the twists and turns of the story 30 minutes had passed.

Great stuff. Highly recommended even for age 30+ and above.

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