The live-action film adaptation of the popular manga “Bleach” will be released in Japan next summer.
The 24-year-old actor Sota Fukushi (Gentaro Kisaragi in Kamen Rider Fourze) will play as Ichigo Kurosaki. The movie began its production in the suburbs of the Kanto region (including Tokyo, Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki, Saitama, Chiba, and Kanagawa) since mid-September to mid-November of last year.
“Bleach” is a popular manga and anime series created by manga artist Tite Kubo, who launched the series in the magazine “Weekly Shonen Jump” in 2001 and ended it on August 22, 2016.
This upcoming live-action film adaptation is being directed by Shinsuke Sato (“Oblivion Island: Haruka and the Magic Mirror” and “Death Note: Light Up the New World“).