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Ichigo Kurosaki’s Last Stand: On The End of Tite Kubo’s ‘Bleach’

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Tite Kubo

This past Monday, August 22nd, saw the end of one of the Big Three shonen manga of the 2000s (alongside One Piece and Naruto), and what was at one time one of the most popular shonen titles in the world. Tite Kubo's Bleach published its 686th and final chapter, "Death and Strawberry," in the latest issue of Viz's Weekly Shonen Jump.

In anime and manga circles the reaction has been celebratory, but also somewhat muted. Given that Bleach ran for over a decade, and spawned a highly successful anime, four feature films and many stage musicals, and is still a merchandising and cosplay bonanza, why is that?

The truth is, to most Western fans at least, Bleach overstayed its welcome.

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Weekender: ‘Your Black Friend’, Magnetic Press, and the End of ‘Bleach’

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The weekend is here! Take a look back at what’s happened in the past seven days. New comics, new stories, new podcasts, new art being made — it’s all part of the ComicsAlliance Weekender!

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Link Ink: New ‘Thor 2′ Posters, Adventure Mech And An IRL ‘Bleach’ Sword

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Click through to take a look at Tuesday's links.

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Link Ink: Sideshow’s Upcoming DC Figures, ‘MAD’ On ‘Today’ And Manga Icons Sketch

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Toys: Sideshow Collectibles has released more images of its upcoming premium 1/6 scale DC Comics figures as part of its "12 Days of Sideshow" reveals.

TV: The Today Show's Jenna Wolfe visited the MAD Magazine offices over the weekend and chatted with Editor John Ficarra, Art Director Sam Viviano and longtime MAD artist Al Jaffee...

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Warner Bros. Wants the ‘Get Smart’ Guy to Make a ‘Bleach’ Movie

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The neck-breaking speed with which the much maligned AKIRA live-action film goes in and out of active development has me unsure as to its present status, but the movie blog people seem to think it's dead for the moment...

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Link Ink: ‘Battlepug’ at Dark Horse, Boring ‘Scary Stories’ Art, Attempted ‘One Piece’ Thievery

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Upcoming: Mike Norton's Battlepug webcomic will be collected for a print edition through Dark Horse Comics that will go on sale July 4.

Books: If you're a fan of the Scary Stories to Read in the Dark books, you might want to have a seat...

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No New ‘Bleach’ This April on Adult Swim

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It looks like fans of the "Bleach" anime are going to have to wait until at least after April to catch new episodes of the series on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim program block.

As reported by Anime New Network, Adult Swim's schedule shows repeats for the foreseeable future despite a previously aired bumper promoting new episodes during April...

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Viz Media Announces Download Rights to Bleach�?� Anime Series

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Press Release

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry's most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced it has secured from TV Tokyo and Shueisha the download rights to the hit supernatural action anime series BLEACH™. Twen

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