Anime coupled with mystery, horror, and post-death fiction, is a treat that is rare to find. Bleach is one such find for the viewers, which is once in a millennium type of series. The love and craze for the series are evident by the fact that the series is currently in its sixteenth season, and yet the fans want more of it. The new season for the series has not aired for quite a while now. Several reasons are responsible for this delay, one such reason is the ongoing pandemic. The seventeenth season has an unprecedented craze, as there is a lot that will happen. The plot twists and the new characters and several other factors account for this craze.
It has been eight years since the last season of Bleach. The seventeenth season of the series was announced in March 2020, on the auspicious occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the Manga series. The first season of the series aired in 2004 and continued till 2012. In all this happiness and excitement, there is one fact which is of pain for the fans. The seventeenth season of the series will be the last time that the Manga will be aired as anime.
Let us take you on a short field trip of all the things that we know about the series.
Bleach Season 17 Plot
We will see the return of our beloved soul reaper Kurosaki Ichigo, who is the protagonist of the series. The series will again show Karakura Town in Japan, which will be the center of the show. The seventeenth season of the series is adapted from the Manga version by the title, ‘Thousand-Year Blood War arc’.
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The seventeenth season will be bloodshed. Towards the end of the sixteenth season, we saw Ichigo lose his powers as Soul Reaper. Rukia helps Ichigo to regain his powers. We saw that all the Hollows mysteriously disappear from existence and no one has a clue, where they all went. We saw the rise of a clan named Wandenreich, which means invisible society. The Wandenreich is going to war against the soul society, they are using shadow energy which makes them impossible to find. They are shown to harness this secret energy for thousands of years. They are finally out of the shadows, unleashing a rampage over the soul society.
Ichigo is essential to save the soul society from all the destruction. We will see a lot of drama, action, mystery, emotions, and everything. The seventeenth is going to be a class apart and we cannot keep calm.
Bleach Season 17 Cast
In the new season 17, we’ll have the same cast and the same dubbed version. As the credits roll, the names of the dub actors are displayed.
- Ichigo Kurosaki was voiced by Johnny Young Bosch (English) and Masakazu Morita (Japanese).
- Renji Abarai is voiced by Wally Wingert (English) and Kentaro Ito( Japanese).
- Rukia Kuchiki voiced by Michelle Rough (English) and Fumiko Orikasa (Japanese).
- Uryu Ishida is voiced by Derek Stephen Prince (English) and Noriaki Sugiyama (Japanese).
- Noel Nillhashi is voiced by Yuina Yamada (Japanese).
Bleach Season 17 Release Date
The announcement of the release of the seventeenth season of the much-beloved series Bleach was done on the 20th anniversary of the Manga version. There are many rumors regarding the release of the seventeenth season since the December of last year. It was expected by many that the series will release towards the end of 2021 or by early 2021. So far there is no official date for the release of the anime version of the series. The official announcement confirms that there will be the seventeenth season, and that too very soon. The exact date of the release is yet not revealed, but we expect the release to be very soon shortly.
No. of Episodes in Bleach Season 17?
The number of episodes has never been the same in any of the seasons. This season will not be different, as we have no idea regarding the number of episodes that will be aired in season 17.
Final Comments on Bleach season 17
The makers and the author are very much excited for this last season. They are inclined toward giving a memorable farewell to the series. The last season will be a well-thought and executed journey. This last season will witness a bloodbath and some never seen before forms and skills of our protagonist. This wait of 8 years was long and numerous fan theories floated in the fan clubs.
The fans are losing their cool and are eager to see their hero after 8 years. There is not much revealed about the final season and we are just making intelligent guesses. What we can guarantee is the never seen before action, all-new level of skills. The animation will also be top-notch, as the technology has developed to a god level. We are keeping our ears to the ground, and have our sources everywhere. We will update all the relevant developments in the series here. So, keep checking this space for all the updates in the future.