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”Bleach: Brave Souls 2nd Anniversary Bankai Livestream” Coming Soon!

Extravagant Cast of Special Guests and New Information Revealed!
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Tokyo, Japan – July 19, 2017 – KLab Inc., a leader in online mobile games, announced that it will air the Bleach: Brave Souls 2nd Anniversary Bankai Livestream to celebrate the second anniversary of the release of its hit 3D action game Bleach: Brave Souls. The livestream starts at 9 pm on Saturday, July 22 (UTC+9).

Brave Souls 2nd Anniversary Bankai Livestream

This special live broadcast will feature Yuki Iwai from Haraichi, a popular comedy duo based in Japan, as well as Azusa Sekine from the Japanese idol group “Up Up Girls (Kakko Kari)” as MCs for the evening. It also features an impressive display of talent from the Bleach anime series, including Masakazu Morita, the voice actor for Ichigo Kurosaki and Katsuyuki Konishi, the voice actor for Shuhei Hisagi and Keigo Asano.

Favorites from the fan art and cosplay photos received from players during the recent Fan Art & Cosplay Photo Contest will be shown live on the show. Presents for viewers and other events have also been planned for the evening. To top off the second anniversary celebration, an important announcement will be made during the broadcast. Bleach: Brave Souls fans will not want to miss this!

Bleach: Brave Souls 2nd Anniversary Bankai Livestream Overview

Livestream Schedule
Starts at 9 pm on Saturday, July 22 (UTC+9)

Livestream Cast

Yuki Iwai from Haraichi
Azusa Sekine from "Up Up Girls (Kakko Kari)"

Special Guests
Masakazu Morita, voice actor for Ichigo Kurosaki
Katsuyuki Konishi, voice actor for Shuhei Hisagi & Keigo Asano

Special Guests

Bleach: Brave Souls - 2nd Anniversary Bankai Livestream: Program Details

Results for Fan Art & Cosplay Photo Contest To Be Announced Live

Players were asked to send in their fan art and cosplay photos commemorating the second anniversary of the game from Friday, June 23 to Monday, July 10. The results were overwhelmingly positive, with over 400 works from all over the world sent in directly to KLab during this period.

The special guest voice actors will pick their favorite illustrations and cosplay photos and announce them on the air during the 2nd Anniversary Bankai Livestream! Lucky winners who have their submissions chosen by the best and the brightest talent of the Bleach anime series will receive a special signed card as a present!

Get Spirit Orbs in Co-Op Quests

Play along with the guest voice actors during the livestream in Co-Op Quests to get Spirit Orbs! These Spirit Orbs will be sent directly to the present boxes of every player in the game after the livestream ends.

Brave Souls 2nd Anniversary Information

As the second anniversary of the game is fast approaching (Sunday, July 23), a series of special events in store for players will be announced on the show! The information showcased in this segment will be announced here for the first time and is sure to delight players around the world.

Latest Brave Souls Information

This corner extends beyond the second anniversary festivities, featuring a very important announcement for Bleach: Brave Souls. Players everywhere should look forward to some major news about the game.

Novelization Corner

The new Bleach: Can't Fear Your Own World novel is slated to hit bookshelves in stores in Japan on Friday, August 4 (UTC+9). The voice of Shuhei Hisagi (Katsuyuki Konishi), along with the other Bleach anime voice actors, will read aloud portions of the new novel as a very special sneak preview.

Information on Great Rewards

A present featuring the new Bleach novelization has been prepared especially for viewers of the Bankai Livestream. Watch the livestream for details!

* Guests and live stream content are subject to change without notice.

How to Watch

The Bleach: Brave Souls - 2nd Anniversary Bankai Livestream will air on YouTube Live (JP and GL), FRESH! (JP), Niconico Live (JP), Periscope* (JP), and Facebook Live (GL) as part of the planned festivities. The GL streams will provide global listeners with an English audio track, so both global and Japanese players of the Bleach: Brave Souls community will be able to enjoy the show together in real time.

Players are encouraged to pre-register for the big night.

* Periscope is Twitter’s live streaming video service.

Bankai Livestream URLs
YouTube Live:
FRESH! (JP Only): https://freshlive.tv/klabgames/132301
Niconico Live (JP Only): http://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv302462165
Twitter (JP Only): https://twitter.com/Bleach_BS/
Facebook Live (GL Only): https://www.facebook.com/KLab-Games-Station-1059608027470794/

JP: Japanese audio only.
GL: English audio only.

For more details on the livestream, please see the Bleach: Brave Souls 2nd Anniversary teaser site.

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About Bleach

Bleach: Brave Souls is based on Bleach, a popular Japanese manga featured in Shueisha’s landmark comic anthology, Weekly Shonen Jump, until issue #38 of 2016. The series premiered in 2001, quickly gaining a dedicated fan base and selling a total of over 90 million copies of the 74-volume manga series. Bleach has become a powerful media franchise, spawning an animated television series that ran from 2004 to March 2012, and a total of four feature-length films that have been released in theaters to date. The series’ popularity extends beyond Japan to an international audience, where it continues to find new fans and dedicated followers around the world.

Bleach: Brave Souls Overview

Bleach: Brave Souls
Supported OSes:
Android™ 4.0+, iOS 6.0+
* Not available on some devices.
3D Action
Release Date:
July 23, 2015
Free-to-play (In-app purchases available)
Supported Regions:
Global (excludes East and Southeast Asia)
Supported Languages:
English, French, Japanese
Official Website:
Official Twitter Account:
Official Facebook Page:
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About KLab

KLab is a leader in online mobile gaming. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Tokyo, the company is listed on the 1st Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. KLab has consistently ranked as one of the top 50 grossing game publishers worldwide since 2012. With its emphasis on quality and innovative games, KLab continues to grow at a rapid pace, expanding beyond the Japanese market with offices in Singapore, Shanghai, and the United States. For more information about KLab, please visit http://www.klab.com/jp/english/.