Bleach: Fade to Black

Bleach: Fade to Black is an anime movie in the Bleach Franchise
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The 3rd Bleach movie. Mysterious attackers kidnap Rukia from Soul Society and erase the memories of Rukia from all the Soul Reapers. Only Ichigo can remember Rukia and he sets out to discover what happened.

Overview

Bleach: Fade to Black - BLEACH Fade to Black 君の名を呼ぶ (Burichi: Fade to Black - Kimi no Na o Yobu)

BLEACH: Fade to Black - Kimi no Nai o Yobu JPN (2008)
BLEACH: Fade to Black - Kimi no Nai o Yobu JPN (2008)

Bleach: Fade to Black is the third film of the BLEACH series that is the creation of Tite Kubo. It's directed by Noriyuki Abe, and written by Masahiro Okubo and Natsuko Takahashi. Music was composed by Shiro Sagisu. The Studio Pierrot company produced the movie and distributed by TOHO. The full title BLEACH Fade to Black 君の名を呼ぶ (Burichi: Fade to Black - Kimi no Na o YobBurichi: Fade to Black - Kimi no Na o Yobu) translates to "BLEACH: Fade to Black, I Call Your Name".

The original Japanese release is scheduled for December 13, 2008. had a gross profit of ¥ ($6 Million). The English dub cast was produced by VIZ Media, and produced by ???. The ADR direction was done by ???. The title was shortened to Bleach: Fade to Black, and "The Movie" was added to posters and DVD covers.

A full-color graphic novel of the movie was produced by using select stills from the film.

DVD Release

The Japanese release of the DVD was in September 30, 2009. The English DVD and Blu-ray release was in November 15, 2011.

Theme Songs

"Koyoi, Tsuki wa Miesu tomo" by Porno Graffitti

Plot

A mysterious reiatsu (spiritual energy) explosion occurs in the center of Seireitei in Soul Society, causing it to be destroyed. At the exact same time, a major change overwhelms Rukia Kuchiki, which leaves her losing something important inside. Kisuke Urahara sends Ichigo to Soul Society to investigate the disturbance. Upon reaching Seireitei, Ichigo is set upon and attacked by Shinigami, once allies, who have no memory of him or Rukia. Now alone and on the run, Ichigo must find the missing Rukia and uncover the cause of the mysterious incident before it's too late.

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Characters & Voice Actors

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Rukia Kuchiki ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Michelle Ruff ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (English)
Fumiko Orikasa ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Ichigo Kurosaki ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Johnny Yong Bosch ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (English)
Masakazu Morita ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Renji Abarai ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Kentarou Itou ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Wallace Wingert ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (English)
Kon ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Mitsuaki Madono ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Byakuya Kuchiki ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Ryotaro Okiayu ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Dan Woren ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (English)
Kisuke Urahara ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Shinichiro Miki ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Toshiro Hitsugaya ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Romi Paku ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Ikkaku Madarame ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Nobuyuki Hiyama ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Yumichika Ayasegawa ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Jun Fukuyama ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Yoruichi Shihoin ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Yuki Inoue ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Sajin Komamura ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Tetsu Inada ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Shuhei Hisagi ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Katsuyuki Konishi ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Mayuri Kurotsuchi ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Kenpachi Zaraki ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Fumihiko Tachiki ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Hisana Kuchiki ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Fumiko Orikasa ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Debi Mae West ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (English)
Shizuku ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Miyuki Sawashiro ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Homura ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Aya Hirano ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Soi Fon ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Karen Strassman ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (English)
Tomoko Kawakami ( x ) ( x ) ( x ) (Japanese)
Retsu Unohana ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Shigekuni Yamamoto-Genryusai ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Jushirou Ukitake ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Shunsui Kyouraku ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Hanataro Yamada ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Rangiku Matsumoto ( x ) ( x ) ( x )

Credits

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Noriyuki Abe Director A Japanese anime director, storyboard artist, and sound director. He is best known for working with Studio Pierrot on every major hit such as Flame of Recca, Bleach, and Yu Yu Hakusho.
Tite Kubo Writer The creator of the ill-fated Zombie Powder and the smash hit Bleach, Tite Kubo is one of the best shonen manga-ka out there.
Masashi Sogo Writer

Original US Poster Art

General Information Edit
Name: Bleach: Fade to Black
Release Date: Nov. 15, 2011
Name: BLEACH Fade to Black 君の名を呼ぶ
Romaji: Burichi: Fade to Black - Kimi no Na o Yobu
Release Date: Dec. 13, 2008
Rating: None
Runtime: 90 (mins)
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Aliases Bleach Movie 3
Bleach: Fade to Black, I Call Your Name
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