The second collaboration of the TV anime “BLEACH” and the smartphone app “Monster Strike” (hereinafter referred to as “Monster Strike”) will be held from September 2. Collaboration original goods will also be sold at the official Monster Strike online store.
“BLEACH” is a swashbuckler battle action manga that was serialized in “Weekly Shonen Jump” until the 38th issue in 2016. Since its serialization in 2001, it gained a lot of popularity releasing 74 volumes of manga with a cumulative total of over 120 million copies worldwide. The TV anime had been broadcast from 2004 to March 2012, and a total of 4 animated movies have been released.
To commemorate the 20th anniversary, the “BLEACH 20th Anniversary Project” is being held and “BLEACH”‘s first original painting exhibition “BLEACH EX.” will be held in December 2021.
In this collaboration, some of the first collaboration characters such as “Kurosaki Ichigo”, “Kuchiki Rukia”, and “Hitsugaya Toushirou” will reappear. In addition to being able to be transformed into a beast, new popular characters from the Bount arc of “BLEACH” such as “Urahara Kisuke”, “Inoue Orihime”, and “Ishida Uryu” have been added.
Also, in the quest, ten blades (Espada) such as “Ulquiorra Cifer”, “Grimmjow Jaguar Jack” and “Coyote Stark” will appear.
Collaboration limited original goods are on sale at the official Monster online store “Monstore”. As a lineup, acrylic stands with Kurosaki Ichigo after turning into a monster, and others are planned. It will be on sale from 11:00 A.M. on September 2. In addition, a retweet campaign to commemorate the second collaboration of “BLEACH” will be held. For details, please visit the special website.
“Monster” x “BLEACH” collaboration and collaboration-limited original goods will be available from September 2, 2021.
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