After a successful run and making its mark as one of the best anime of 2022, the second cour of Bleach: TYBW is on its way this summer.
A new key visual shows Ichigo and Ishiga standing on separate paths. Bleach Thousand Year Blood War arc part 2 is set to premiere on July 8, 2023.
The sequel to the extremely popular Bleach, Bleach: TYBW, was one of the most hyped anime as fans had to wait years for the last arc of the manga to be animated. And the patience paid off.
The anime had some gorgeous animation and produced some of the best fight scenes. With a rating of 9.07 on MyAnimeList and being the number two-ranked anime on the website, the sequel had exceeded expectations.
The last arc of the manga will be released in four parts, part 1 concluding this past December and Part 2 on its way, airing on July 8th,2023. A trailer also accompanied the news, which was released by Kodansha on their website.
The opening song will be titled “STARS” by w.o.d. There will also be an early screening of the anime on June 25, in which two episodes will be available to view but the early screening opportunity is only available to Japanese residents.
New cast members have also been revealed. Ayane Sakura will play Liltotto, who belongs to the Star Cross Knights, Takeshi Koyama will play Gerald, Soichiro Hoshi will appear as Nyanzol, and Nao Toyama will play Giselle.”
Bleach TYBW Arc Part 2 Plot
Part 2 will revolve around the Separation Arc, where the soul reapers are led by Ichigo Kurasaki and the Wandenreich will lead the Quincies.
Part 2 will also dive into the family history of Ichigo. The new season will also feature more of Uryu Ishida, as he, along with Ichigo is featured in the Key Visual.
Studio Pierrot will return to animate Part 2. They are the masterminds behind some of the most popular anime such as Naruto, Bleach, Black Clover and Tokyo Ghoul.
The author of the manga, Tite Kubo, confirmed that a fight scene not present in the manga would appear in the anime. Tite also supervised the storyboards of the fight.
The series will air on TV for Japanese viewers and Disney+ for international viewers.