News Third Bleach Film, First Major Film Have Titles, Dates
posted on 2008-07-15 06:51 EDT
TV Tokyo's Japanese website for the Bleach anime has revealed the title and date of the third Bleach movie in Japan: Bleach: Fade to Black - Kimi no Na o Yobu (I Call your name.) on December 13. The website also confirms that the movie will star Masakazu Morita as Ichigo Kurosaki and Fumiko Orikasa as Rukia Kuchiki. Bleach series director Noriyuki Abe will again adapt Tite Kubo's supernatural fighting manga with a screenplay by episode screenwriter Natsuko Takahashi and music by Shiro Sagisu. Little has been revealed about the story, but the website offers the tagline "Sayonara, Rukia" and says that Kubo himself had coined the movie's title. Viz Media is releasing the first film, Bleach the Movie: Memories of Nobody, on DVD in North America on October 14.
The official Japanese website of the first Major baseball anime film has also opened with this film's title and opening date: Major: Yūjō no Winning Shot on December 13. A teaser trailer will be released on July 19, the same date that advance tickets go on sale.
Source: Saishin Anime Jōhō
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