Since Bleach's original release as manga back in 2001, it has become immensely popular all over the world and adapted as an animated TV series.
Bleach is an adventure about a young kid named Ichigo Kurosaki, who suddenly becomes immensely powerful and takes up the responsibilities of defeating evil spirits with a giant sword, his zanpaktou. The animated series, written and illustrated by Tite Kubo, has appeared in Shōnen Jump, a japanese manga publication, since August of 2001.
Now Warner Brothers will bring Bleach to the big screen, to be produced by Peter Segal, Michael Ewing and Bleach's U.S. manga publisher Viz Media.
Over time, the series has inspired 2 original video animations, 3 animated feature films, 7 rock musicals, and several video games, (none that I particularly am a fan of).