MIYAVI, Taichi Saotome, Ryo Yoshizawa Join The Cast of "Bleach" Live-Action Film

Shinsuke Sato (GANTZ, I Am a Hero)-directed film will open in Japan on July 20

In addition to Sota Fukushi (Kamen Rider Fourze) as Ichigo Kurosaki and Hana Sugisaki (Blade of the Immortal) as Rukia Kuchiki, the official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Tite Kubo's Bleach action manga revealed three more cast members today: 36-year-old Japanese guitarist MIYAVI as Rukia's brother Byakuya, 26-year-old Taichi Saotome as Rukia's childhood friend Renji Abarai, and 24-year-old Ryo Yoshizawa as Ichigo's classmate Uryu Ishida. See their character visuals below.



Byakuya Kuchiki: MIYAVI (Unbroken, Kong: Skull Island)


Renji Abarai: Taichi Saotome (HiGH&LOW THE MOVIE)


Uryu Ishida: Ryo Yoshizawa (Ryusei Sakuta/Kamen Rider Meteor in Kamen Rider Fourze)




Ichigo Kurosaki: Sota Fukushi


Rukia Kuchiki: Hana Sugisaki




The live-action film Bleach is directed by Shinsuke Sato (GANTZ, I Am a Hero) and Warner Brothers Japan

confirms that it will be released in Japan on July 20, 2018. The story of the adaptation is based on the

"Substitute Shinigami" arc told in the manga's 1st to 8th volumes. 


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Source: "Bleach" live-action film official website, Twitter


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©2018 "Bleach" Film Partners


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