WATCH: Ichigo defeats a hollow in new 'Bleach' live action trailer


Posted at Feb 21 2018 01:14 PM

MANILA – Months after releasing a teaser for the live action adaptation of the popular manga and anime series “Bleach,” Warner Bros. Japan dropped a new trailer focusing on the lead character’s first battle.

The latest clip shows high school student Ichigo Kurosaki turning into a shinigami (soul reaper) after a hollow (a monstrous ghost who feeds on other souls) runs rampant in his neighborhood. 

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The “Bleach” live action film will open in Japan on July 20 and is expected to have a wider release in the months to follow.

The movie is set to follow the original manga series’ first “Substitute Shinigami” arc.