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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 »
User Reviews:
Great anime. See more (54 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 8 of 179)

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 / ... (172 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
Tite Kubo (366 episodes, 2004-2012)
Jessica Renslow (333 episodes, 2004-2011)
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 Original Music by
Shiro Sagisu (366 episodes, 2004-2012)
 
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)
Shiro 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
Philip Bagenal .... recording & mixing engineer: London (366 episodes, 2004-2012)
Shiro Sagisu .... muisician: synthesizer performance by / recording & mixing engineer / ... (366 episodes, 2004-2012)
Catherine Bott .... musician: soprano / musician: choir master (275 episodes, 2006-2012)
Andrew Busher .... musician: tenor (257 episodes, 2006-2012)
Matthew Hargreaves .... musician: bass (257 episodes, 2006-2012)
Deborah Miles-Johnson .... musician: alto, mezzo-soprano (257 episodes, 2006-2012)
Masahiro Kawaguchi .... mixing engineer and recording engineer (215 episodes, 2006-2012)
Nick Ingman .... conductor (197 episodes, 2004-2012)
Jonathan Allen .... recording & mixing engineer: London (166 episodes, 2006-2012)
Jerome Brown .... musician: bass and drums (166 episodes, 2006-2012)
Junnosuke Fujita .... musician: sax (166 episodes, 2006-2012)
London Studio Orchestra .... music performed by (161 episodes, 2006-2012)
Michael George .... musician: bass (101 episodes, 2006-2012)
William Germain .... music coordinator (25 episodes, 2004-2005)
The London Session Orchestra .... music performed by (20 episodes, 2004-2005)
Gavyn Wright .... orchestra leader (20 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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Runtime:
24 min
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Certification:
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:
Jushiro Ukitake's eyes are shown as brown in the anime, whilst they are shown as green in the mangaSee 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:
Houkiboshi (Comet)See more »

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38 out of 51 people found the following review useful.
Great anime., 6 October 2007
Author: willisx90 from United States

I'm not amused that so many people expect this series to be funny. It seems like most people just gave up watching it after the first episode. Frankly, if you don't know who Kenpachi Zaraki is then you shouldn't even be granting advice on this series.

Listen, this is a series made to be dramatic and also to show people beat the hell out of each other with swords. It's probably one of the best animes in terms of plot twists and character development. (It's also the only one that has ever caught my interest.) If you expect to see robot chicken style antics in ANY A.S. anime then you are crap out of luck. But as for anime, this will not leave you bored.

The only reason it isn't a ten is because of the nobodies selected to give voice-over jobs in yet another American anime. To get the best quality I would highly suggest finding the Japanese versions online with English- or another respective-subtitle.

domo

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