Another Netflix original will leave the service in August 2023, with the 2018 live-action Japanese remake of Bleach scheduled to depart in the middle of the month.
Netflix picked up the global rights (including countries like the United States, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom) in 2018, and the film launched on the service on September 14.
Around that time, Netflix was also streaming several seasons of the anime series, though according to Unogs, only in select Asian territories. currently runs that program as of July 2023.
Directed by Shinsuke Sato, the film tells the origin story of high school student Ichigo, who is given reaper abilities but ultimately doesn’t want them.
The film’s cast included Sota Fukushi, Hana Sugisaki, Ryo Yoshizawa, Erina Mano, Yu Koyanagi, Seiichi Tanabe, Taichi Saotome, Miyavi, Masami Nagasawa, and Yosuke Eguchi.
Ultimately, it released mixed to positive reviews, currently holding a 6.3 on IMDb at press time. In decision makerthey praised how the film hit the aesthetics of the anime and nailed the action sequences.
When Bleach leave netflix?
The film will be removed from Netflix globally on August 20, 2023, with a “Last Day to Watch” notice currently showing for August 19.
Of course, Netflix could renew the rights to the film ahead of time, though there’s no indication of that happening at this time.
Because it’s him Bleach Movie leaving Netflix?
The last owner of Bleach It’s not Netflix, and as is the case with all the Netflix Originals that have gone over the years, they were only licensed to Netflix on an exclusive basis.
Warner Bros. Japan is the owner of the title. They have licensed a number of high-profile movies and anime from the country to Netflix in recent years. Titles include Rurouni Kenshin, Bubble, and Fullmetal Alchemist The Final Alchemy. More recently, Netflix received Remember in January 2023.
For more on what’s coming out of Netflix during August 2023, keep it locked here on What’s on Netflix, where we’ll continue to cover the US removals plus the UK and Canadian removals.
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