On October 10, 2022, Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War will premiere, marking the long-awaited return of the beloved anime. Fans of Tite Kubo's popular shonen manga series are excited to see the last arc adapted into an anime series, as it will feature the epic showdown between Ichigo Kurosaki and his Soul Reaper friends and Yhwach and his formidable Quincy army.
The new anime series will premiere on TV Tokyo in Japan and will run for four courses (a quarter of a year). If you're one of the millions of Bleach fans who were hoping to watch Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War on Crunchyroll or Netflix, but were disappointed to learn that the series had been removed from both services in North America and other areas, you may be asking where you can now get it.
Continue reading to see where you can watch Bleach: The Thousand Year Blood War online.
Where Can I Watch Bleach: Thousand-year Blood War Online in the United States?
Hulu has been confirmed as the next streaming home for the Bleach anime series just days after Crunchyroll and Netflix pulled the series. On October 10, 2022, at 8:30 AM PT/11:30 AM EST, the first episode of the anime premiered.
BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War will be available on Hulu in the U.S. and on Disney+ internationally. pic.twitter.com/bINykAUOZp
— VIZ (@VIZMedia) October 3, 2022
You'll need a Hulu subscription, which costs either $5.99 per month for the Hulu with commercials plan or $11.99 per month for the streamer's no ads plan if you live in the United States and want to watch Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War as soon as it becomes available. The program also includes a 30-day free trial of Hulu.
Outside of the United States and Japan, Where Can I Watch Bleach: Thousand-year Blood War?
According to the release made by VIZ Media, the new animation will only be available on Disney Plus outside of Japan. Be aware that Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War will only be available on Hulu to U.S. viewers, and not on Disney+.
View the list of release times to find out when you can watch Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War online in your country (based on your time zone).
Check out the preview for Bleach: The Thousand Year Blood War down below!
Where Can I Find Bleach's Earlier Seasons?
There are 366 episodes of Bleach prior to the Thousand-Year Blood War. They moved recently from their previous homes on Crunchyroll and Netflix. As of the 10th of October, you may watch every episode of Bleach on Hulu in the United States or Disney Plus in other locations (including the United Kingdom and other European countries).
How Many Episodes Are There of Bleach: Thousand-year Blood War?
We don't know for sure how many episodes of Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War there will be, but the way it will be released gives us a pretty good idea.
The show will be broken up into four “courses,” which are like mini-seasons and usually have between 12 and 13 episodes. If that's the case, there will probably be 48 to 50 episodes between 2022 and 2024.
- Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War, Part 1: October 10
- Episode 2 of Bleach's Thousand-Year Blood War is on October 17.
- Episode 3 of Bleach's Thousand-Year Blood War is on October 24.