Bleach, Volume 39

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VIZ Media LLC, Apr 3, 2012 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 200 pages
874 Reviews
A paranormal action-adventure about sword-wielding guardians of the afterlife

Reads R to L (Japanese Style), for audiences rated teen. Ichigo Kurosaki never asked for the ability to see ghosts--he was born with the gift. When his family is attacked by a Hollow--a malevolent lost soul--Ichigo becomes a Soul Reaper, dedicating his life to protecting the innocent and helping the tortured spirits themselves find peace. Find out why Tite Kubo's Bleach has become an international manga smash-hit!


The battle between the Soul Reapers and Aizen over the fate of Karakura Town continues with more warriors joining the fight. But when Captain-General Yamamoto enters the battlefield, can he put a quick end to Aizen’s minions?

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Review: Bleach, Volume 01 (Bleach #1)

User Review  - Sammy - Goodreads

The artwork and the story for the first arc is very good. It is imaginative, exciting and has very good pacing. My only issue however is that its arguably very clichéd (you'll understand when you read it.) Read full review

Review: Bleach, Volume 01 (Bleach #1)

User Review  - Katie-Louise Munro - Goodreads

LOVED IT!! This is a brilliant series! I first started watching the TV adaption and started on the books and I'm so glad I did! Bleach is one of my first Manga series to have read and I'm glad I did ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Bleach is author Tite Kubo's second title. Kubo made his debut with ZOMBIEPOWDER., a four-volume series for Weekly Shonen Jump. To date, Bleach has been translated into numerous languages and has also inspired an animated TV series that began airing in Japan in 2004. Beginning its serialization in 2001, Bleach is still a mainstay in the pages of Weekly Shonen Jump. In 2005, Bleach was awarded the prestigious Shogakukan Manga Award in the shonen (boys) category.  

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