Live-Action Bleach Trailer Reveals Theme Song by Alexandros

posted on 2018-04-19 17:17 EDT by Karen Ressler
Band also performs featured song for July film

The official website for the live-action film of Tite Kubo's Bleach manga began streaming a trailer on Friday. The website also revealed that [ALEXANDROS] is performing the film's theme song "Mosquito Bite," previewed in the video, as well as the featured song "MILK."

The official Twitter account also posted additional teaser visuals counting down to the trailer reveal.

The first teaser trailer, which debuted in February, featured an instrumental version of "MILK."

The film will open in Japan on July 20.

Shinsuke Sato (live-action Gantz, Gantz II: Perfect Answer films, Oblivion Island anime film) is directing the film. The cast includes:

  • Sōta Fukushi (live-action Strobe Edge's Ren Ichinose, live-action Kami-sama no Iu Toori's Shun Takahata) as protagonist Ichigo Kurosaki
  • Hana Sugisaki (live-action Blade of the Immortal's Rin, Mary and The Witch's Flower's Mary, When Marnie Was There's Sayaka) as Rukia Kuchiki
  • Ryō Yoshizawa (live-action Gintama's Sōgo Okita) as Uryū Ishida
  • Taichi Saotome (Crows Explode's Ryōhei Kagami) as Renji Abarai
  • MIYAVI (live-action Blade of the Immortal theme song performer) as Byakuya Kuchiki

The story will center on the "Substitute Shinigami Arc," the manga's first arc which ran from its first to eighth volume.

Kubo launched Bleach in Weekly Shonen Jump in 2001, and ended it in August 2016. Viz Media published the manga in North America digitally in English as Shueisha published new chapters in Japan. Viz Media is also publishing the manga in print.

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