Bleach

Bleach Japan (2018) Dir. Shinsuke Sato  I apologise for the ensuing fan boy ramblings you are about to read, but Bleach is one of my favourite ever anime series, making it very difficult to appraise this live action adaptation without regular comparisons to the expected differences and liberties taken during the transition between the two … Continue reading Bleach

Bleach Series 16 Part 2

Bleach Series 16 Part 2 (Episodes 355-366) (Cert 12) 3 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment/Kaze UK) Running time: 279 minutes approx. “And now, the end is near” It’s not just near but it is actually here. After eight years and three hundred and sixty six episodes the Bleach anime reaches its final release here in the … Continue reading Bleach Series 16 Part 2

Bleach Series 15 Part 2

Bleach Series 15 Part 2 (Episodes 330-342) (Cert 15) 3 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment/Kaze UK) Running time: 302 minutes approx.  I hope you are all strapped into your seats because we are heading towards the concluding part of the Invading Army Arc and it is a hell of a ride. It may be a filler … Continue reading Bleach Series 15 Part 2

Bleach Series 15 Part 1

Bleach Series 15 Part 1 (Episodes 317-329) (Cert 12) 3 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment/Kaze UK) Running time: 302 minutes approx.  This latest set from one of anime’s most popular franchises marks the beginning of a new story arc for our Soul Reaping heroes. While it is not a creation of Bleach creator Tite Kubo, don’t … Continue reading Bleach Series 15 Part 1

Bleach Series 14 Part 1

Bleach Series 14 Part 1 (Episodes 292-303) (Cert 12) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment/Kaze UK) Running time: 289 minutes approx. It’s been arguably the longest battle in the history of Bleach and it shows no signs of abating just yet. Yes, the Arrancar vs Soul Reapers clash rages on and when we left the story … Continue reading Bleach Series 14 Part 1

Bleach Series 13 Part 2

Bleach Series 13 Part 2 (Episodes 279-291) (Cert 12) 3 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment/Kaze UK) Running time: 313 minutes approx.   The battle against renegade soul reaper Aizen and his squad of fellow turncoats along with his army of Arrancar continues with the Soul Reapers barely holding up against these vicious and unpredictable opponents. As we … Continue reading Bleach Series 13 Part 2

Bleach Series 12 Part 3

Bleach Series 12 Part 3 (Episodes 254-265) (Cert 12) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment/Kaze UK) Running time: 289 minutes approx.  This latest release in the popular long running series Bleach is a tale of two halves that concludes the main zanpakutou rebellion arc while beginning a new arc centred on the same concept. When we … Continue reading Bleach Series 12 Part 3

Bleach Series 12 Part 2

Bleach Series 12 Part 2 (Episodes 242-253) (Cert 12) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment/Kaze UK) Running time: 289 minutes approx. The great zanpakutou rebellion continues unabated and we pick up the story with the insurgent sword spirits having gained one mighty advantage with none other than Byakuya Kuchiki, joining Muramasa’s cause, apparently in the interest … Continue reading Bleach Series 12 Part 2

Bleach Series 9 Part 1

Bleach Series 9 Part 1 (Episodes 168-178) (Cert 15) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment/Kaze UK) Running time: 233 minutes approx. Following Aizen’s treachery towards the Soul Society the Third Division Squad is in need of a new squad captain. Much to everyone’s surprise, the job is given to Shūsuke Amagai, a relative unknown who heads … Continue reading Bleach Series 9 Part 1