Attack on Titan Composer Hiroyuki Sawano to Produce Bleach: End of the Bloody Thousand Year War


Along with the show’s official release date and season length announcement, it was revealed that The attack of the Titans composer Hiroyuki Sawano is the producer of Bleach: Bloody Thousand Year War ending theme.

Sawano’s involvement in the production of the ending theme was revealed via the anime official website. He comments on his involvement in the highly anticipated return of Bleach.

Sawano is one of the most acclaimed Japanese composers working in the industry today. Although if you’re unfamiliar, Sawano is the musical composer for various anime, including The attack of the Titans, The seven deadly sins, kill her kill herand more.

Besides composing sheet music, Sawano is also a notable producer of anime theme songs. For example, Sawano was asked to produce one of Ado’s songs for One Piece Movie: Red.

His next project is the final theme of Bloody Thousand Year Warthe television anime adaptation of the Bleach the final arc of the manga. This arc spans volumes 55 through 74 of the manga, and it serves as the anime series’ true finale.

the original Bleach the anime ran from October 2004 to March 2012 for 366 episodes. Since the series ended before the manga finale, it did not end with the true ending of the series.

Besides giving the anime a satisfying conclusion, Bloody Thousand Year War also promises to fix several plot holes in the series.

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Regarding the new Bleach ending theme, Hiroyuki Sawano said he was “especially aware of groove and sound” during production. He also shared that the first half is “silent” while the second half is “moving”.

He also commented that SennaRin’s lyrics and vocals impressed him while producing the song.

The show’s ending theme is titled “Saihate” by SennaRin, a Japanese singer known for performing the opening and ending theme songs of The Legend of Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These Gekitotsu animated film series.

Meanwhile, the show’s opening theme is titled “Scar” and is performed by Tatsuya Kitani.

The next Bleach The anime series is set to premiere on October 10, 2022 in Japan. At this time, there is no information yet on where the show will be simulcast outside of Japan.

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