Bleach: Brave Souls Thousand-Year Blood War

Bleach: Brave Souls Thousand-Year Blood War

What is the
Thousand-Year Blood War?

A mysterious incident sees civilians from the Rukon District in the Soul Society suddenly disappear.

While the Soul Reapers work to uncover the reason behind the disappearances, a new enemy appears in Ichigo's hometown of Karakura Town. When a request for help comes from Hueco Mundo, Ichigo finds himself on the battlefield once more.

A fate that the Soul Reapers have shouldered for one thousand long years and its hidden truths are finally unraveled.


The Substitute Arc

The Substitute Arc

Ichigo Kurosaki is a high school student who can see ghosts. When his family is in danger, he receives Soul Reaper powers from the Soul Reaper Rukia Kuchiki. As Ichigo uses this power to exterminate Hollows under her guidance, agents from the Soul Society appear before him.

The Soul Society Arc

The Soul Society Arc

Rukia is charged with the crime of conferring her Soul Reaper powers to Ichigo and taken to the Soul Society. To save her from the death penalty, Ichigo and his friends enter the Soul Society and engage in a fierce battle with the other Soul Reapers.

The Arrancar Arc

The Arrancar Arc

After Aizen's rebellion against the Soul Society, the Aizen-led Arrancar kidnap Orihime and take her to Hueco Mundo as part of their plan to invade the World of the Living. In the final battle of a hundred-year plot, Ichigo finds himself facing off against an all-new despair. However, the strength of his desire to protect leads him to new heights.

The Lost Agent Arc

The Lost Agent Arc

Seventeen months have passed since the battle with Aizen. Having lost his Soul Reaper powers, Ichigo is leading a normal life until a man named Kugo Ginjo appears. While undergoing training to restore his lost powers, Ichigo is drawn into a battle between Fullbringers and Soul Reapers.

The Story From Soul Society
Arc Onward


  • Ichigo Kurosaki

    Ichigo Kurosaki

    A high school student who can see ghosts. He lost his mother to an attack by a Hollow when he was still young. After meeting Rukia Kuchiki he acquires her Soul Reaper powers and becomes a Substitute Soul Reaper. His involvement in the troubles of the World of the Living, the Soul Society, and Hueco Mundo earn him the trust of the Soul Reapers.

  • Uryu Ishida

    Uryu Ishida

    Ichigo's classmate who is also one of the last Quincies. He looks up to his grandfather Soken, but is on bad terms with his father Ryuken, who disapproves of the Quincies. His hatred of the Soul Reapers meant that he viewed Ichigo as an enemy, but through many battles they have become comrades in arms.

  • Yasutora Sado (Chad)

    Yasutora Sado (Chad)

    Ichigo's best friend since middle school. He is part Mexican and known to his friends as Chad. While he often resorted to violence and fighting as a child, he was taught by his grandfather to stop fighting for his own sake and now walks alongside Ichigo with a promise in his heart.

  • Rukia Kuchiki
  • Orihime Inoue
  • Renji Abarai
  • Kisuke Urahara
  • Yoruichi Shihoin
  • Shigekuni Genryusai
  • Soi Fon
  • Rojuro Ohtoribashi
  • Retsu Unohana
  • Shinji Hirako
  • Byakuya Kuchiki
  • Sajin Komamura
  • Shunsui Kyoraku
  • Kensei Muguruma
  • Toshiro Hitsugaya
  • Kenpachi Zaraki
  • Mayuri Kurotsuchi
  • Jushiro Ukitake
  • Ichibe Hyosube
  • Oh-Etsu Nimaiya
  • Tenjiro Kirinji
  • Senjumaru Shutara
  • Kirio Hikifune
  • Yhwach
  • Jugram Haschwalth
  • Askin Nakk Le Vaar
  • Bambietta Basterbine
  • Bazz-B
  • Candice Catnipp
  • Gremmy Thoumeaux
  • Lille Barro


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The final chapter of the series,
the Thousand-Year Blood War,
will air on TV TOKYO from October 2022.

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