Ichigo Kurosaki, the main human character, is an ordinary 15-year-old boy. Except he just happens to be able to see ghosts. His life changes when he meets Rukia Kuchiki, a female Soul Reaper on the trail of Hollow, a malevolent lost soul. While protecting Ichigo and his family, Rukia is injured by Hollow. Desperate, she transfers some of her powers to Ichigo, and together they face the challenges that lie ahead.
The film is aimed aimed primarily at teens and older teens.
For more information about this special event and to find a participating theater, click here.
The official BLEACH website can be found at bleach.viz.com.
A DVD release of the film is planned for winter 2008.
A special note for those going to the 2008 San Diego Comic-Con:
Tite Kubo, creator of Bleach and many other mangas, will appear for a series of rare in-person appearances beginning Friday, July 25th. Besides various appearances, Mr. Kubo will participate on Shonen Magazine's panel discussion and will greet fans at Viz Media's booth and sign autographs twice on Saturday, July 26th.