Ichigo, Chad and Uryu are determined to rescue Orihime from Aizen's vile machinations. But though the Arrancar's fortress is in sight, the would-be heroes must first pass Tre Cifras - the land of the disgraced Arrancar, who see destroying Ichigo and his friends as a way to redeem their honour!
Bleach is author Tite Kubo's second title. Kubo made his debut with Zombie Powder, 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.