Life's complicated and sometimes the very worst of us find themselves fighting to save to future of the world as we know it. This is especially true in shonen anime where some villains are just too good to leave the story. By hook or by crook, these characters find their way to the side of justice and often become some of the most memorable characters in the central cast. Hit the jump to discover the top 10 greatest villains-turned-heroes in shonen anime!
Following 24-year-old Sota Fukushi (Gentaro Kisaragi in Kamen Rider Fourze) as Ichigo Kurosaki, the official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Tite Kubo's Bleach action manga today also revealed a visual of its female protagonist Rukia Kuchiki portrayed by 20-year-old Hana Sugisaki (Rin Asano in Blade of the Immortal). Meet the live-action version Rukia after the jump!
Back in November 2017, 40-year-old Japanese manga author Tite Kubo, best knwon for his Bleach series, was invited to the "LUCCA COMICS & GAMES 2017" event in Italy along with Shintaro Kago and Eldo Yoshimizu. Kubo posted rough sketches of 13 Bleach characters drawn for the event on his official Twitter today. See his rare arts after the jump.
Need some holiday cheer? Join the stars of Bleach on YouTube December 23 for a live holiday special! BLEACH Brave Souls players will get the latest news on the game, some special bonuses, and more surprises yet to be announced. More info after the jump!
After almost a year, Bleach author Tite Kubo has returned to Twitter. What brought him back is the same moving subject that marked his last engagement with social media. It's a follow-up to the story of a dying young reader. With help from readers, he learned that the person who originally reached out to him was friend of the child from the same hospital rather than, as he initially thought, a family member.
Back in July, a LINE-developed Bleach game was revealed, with plans to let players hunt Hollows using their phone's GPS. Bleach: Paradise Lost is due out on iOS and Android in Japan this year, and a new promo shows some of the 3D turn-based battles that kick off after you locate a group of local Hollows.