The Bleach Live Action movie is actually coming out very soon and the fans have mixed feelings about the whole thing. The news about the popular anime getting an anime a live-action movie caused quite the stir. A few weeks back, it was announced that Hana Sugisaki will play the role of Rukia Kuchiki. Recently they released new teaser visuals for the live action movie.
In the photos, you can see Rukia and Ichigo in separate costumes. In one, Rukia is in the uniform of a high school girl and in the other one, Rukia is shown in the clothes of a Soul Reaper. She is also shown handling the Zanpaku-to sword.
Likewise, Ichigo is also shown wearing two different costumes in the two key visuals. In one of the photos, Ichigo can be seen the clothes of a Soul Reaper. Ichigo Kurosaki is played by Sota Fukushi. The actors Ryo Yoshizawa and Taichi Saotome have been cast as Uryu Ishida and Renji Abarai. Meanwhile, guitarist and actor Miyavi will play Byakuya Kuchiki.
Bleach Live Action Movie Release Date
The film will hit movie theaters nationwide on July 20.
If you are unfamiliar with the plot of Bleach then I will just drop the synopsis below.
The story follows a high school boy named Ichigo Kurosaki. Ichigo is a “normal” high school student until when he meets Rukia Kuchiki. Rukia Kuchiki is a normal person, she is actually a Soul Reaper. Rukia transfers his powers to Ichigo, who now gains the abilities of Soul Reaper. After gaining the new powers, Ichigo starts to fight evil spirits known as Hollows.
Meanwhile, Rukia who has transferred her powers to Ichigo starts to live the life of a normal high school girl.