Eiichiro Oda, Masashi Kishimoto, and five more of the manga industry’s top creators reveal new art celebrating Tite Kubo’s Bleach.
Several of the manga industry’s top creators reveal new art in honor of Tite Kubo Bleach.
As reported by Shonen Jump News – Unofficial, seven of the best creators in the manga industry, including A pieceit’s Eiichiro Oda, Narutois Masashi Kishimoto, and Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba‘s Koyoharu Gotouge, have come together to create artwork for the upcoming Bleach EX art exhibition. In addition to these three, the exhibition also features guest illustrations from Jujutsu kaisenby Gege Akutami, Black cloverby Yuki Tabata, Assassination classby Yusei Matsui, and Dr Pierreis Riichiro Inagaki. The exhibit celebrates the 20th anniversary of the original publication of Tite Kubo’s popular shonen manga and features artwork from across the series, as well as brand new pieces created by Kubo himself. The art gallery opened on December 18 in Tokyo, Japan.
Bleach Originally premiered in 2001 is the eleventh best-selling manga series in history, with a circulation of over 120 million copies worldwide, so it’s no surprise that the anniversary exhibition of the series receives support from such a team of manga stars. In addition to Kubo himself, many of the artists invited to the exhibition are among the most successful creators in the anime and manga industry: Koyoharu Gotouge’s Demon slayer is the newest addition to the list of the 10 best-selling manga of all time, with over 150 million copies sold; Masashi kishimoto Naruto is ranked fifth with a quarter of a billion copies in circulation, and of course, Eiichiro Oda A piece remains the most successful manga series in history, with 500 million copies in circulation worldwide. Oda’s long-running pirate epic is set to surpass lifetime sales of the Harry potter series of books and Batman BD before the end of the year. Gege Akutami Jujutsu kaisen is much newer than the series of its peers, but the dark fantasy shonen is already on its way to becoming the next hit to hit the 100 million circulation mark. Since its debut in 2018, Akutami’s manga has already managed to sell over 60 million copies, and it has beaten Demon slayer to become the best-selling manga of 2021.
Tite Kubo Bleach In recent times, the series has seen a surge in popularity, with the series announcing a number of comebacks in its 20th year. The anime adaptation recently revealed the first trailer for the show’s long-awaited comeback; now titled Bleach: Bloody Thousand Years War, the new season of the series will adapt the chapters of Kubo’s manga that were released after the original anime ended airing. Earlier this year, Kubo also released “No Breaths from Hell,” the first new chapter of the Bleach manga since 2016. While nothing has been officially announced, the new chapter appears to set up a new adventure for Ichigo and the rest of the Soul Reapers, leading many fans to believe that a series of sequels is imminent.
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