Rumours have been buzzing around for quite a few years now about the continuation of Bleach. There is a high demand for it (I know I am demanding that it continue) as well as it still remains a very popular anime. It is highly ranked, way up there with Naruto and One Piece.
However there seems to be a rivalry between Naruto and Bleach, it is said that between those two, the one you watch first is the one you will prefer. I prefer Bleach personally, and yes I did watch it first.
Anyhow, the anime ended at episode 366 leaving fans heartbroken and with the desire to know what happened next? How did Ichigo move on and what happened with the rest of the gang? Many were unaware that the story continued on with the manga and was left with many unanswered questions. I myself would like to see the characters once again and really see the characters come to life once more.
Masashi Kudou a character designer who worked on Bleach was asked about the continuation and this is what he had to say:
“The anime’s staff hasn’t forgotten about it like people said. If we don’t say anything about it, that means we have nothing in progress at the moment, but there is always a possibility for it to return. Because people care about Bleach deeply. This ties in with what we said on 27 March 2012 (The end date of the anime). It’s important to wait patiently and continue to support the anime and manga by buying licensed Bleach products while hoping to see it back.” – 2015
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Thus it is still unknown whether the anime will continue or not. However, it still remains a popular belief that once the manga ends the anime shall once again begin.
Are you like me and waiting for the continuation or are you not too bothered one way or another? Please let me know in the comments!