“Bleach: Brave Souls Year End Bankai Live! 2018” Coming Soon!
Tokyo, Japan – December 14, 2018 – KLab Inc., a leader in online mobile games, announced that it will air a Bleach: Brave Souls Year End Bankai Live! for its hit 3D action game Bleach: Brave Souls. The livestream starts at 9 pm on Friday, December 28 (UTC+9).
This special live broadcast will feature Yoshiyuki Hirai from America Zarigani, 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. Viewers will also get to see an impressive display of talent from the Bleach anime series, including Masakazu Morita, the voice actor for Ichigo Kurosaki; Ryotaro Okiayu, the voice actor for Byakuya Kuchiki; Show Hayami, the voice actor for Sosuke Aizen; and Katsuyuki Konishi, the voice actor for Shuhei Hisagi and Keigo Asano.
All the answers to the Share & Like Quiz that began November 21 will be revealed live on the show, and the winners of the Super Big Thanks Giveaway that ran from December 3 to 12 will also be announced. Presents for viewers and other events have also been planned for the evening. Of course, the latest game info will be unveiled for the very first time, so Bleach: Brave Souls fans will not want to miss this!
Bleach: Brave Souls Year End Bankai Live! Overview
Starts at 9 pm on Friday, December 28 (UTC+9)
Yoshiyuki Hirai (America Zarigani)
Azusa Sekine (Up Up Girls (Kakko Kari))
Masakazu Morita, voice actor for Ichigo Kurosaki
Ryotaro Okiayu, voice actor for Byakuya Kuchiki
Show Hayami, voice actor for Sosuke Aizen
Katsuyuki Konishi, voice actor for Shuhei Hisagi & Keigo Asano
Bleach: Brave Souls Year End Bankai Live!: Program Details
Super Big Thanks Giveaway Winners Announced
From December 3 to 12, players were asked to tweet using the hashtag #BraveSouls2018. Winners were chosen from among those who posted with the hashtag, and they will be announced live on the show.
Share & Like Quiz Answers Revealed
The answers to the three quiz questions from the Share & Like Quiz that started November 21 will be unveiled here.
Get In-Game Items in Co-Op Quests
Play along with the guest voice actors during the livestream in Co-Op Quests to get in-game items! These items will be sent directly to the present boxes of every player in the game after the livestream ends.
Latest Brave Souls Information
New information about the game spanning from the end of the year to the start of 2019 will be featured, including news that has never been revealed before!
* Guests and livestream content are subject to change without notice.
How to Watch the Stream
The Bleach: Brave Souls Year End Bankai Live! will air on YouTube Live (JP and GL), Periscope* (JP and GL), FRESH! (JP), Niconico Live (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.
* Periscope is Twitter’s live streaming video service.
Bankai Livestream URLs
Facebook Live (GL Only): https://www.facebook.com/KLabGamesStation/
FRESH! (JP Only): https://freshlive.tv/klabgames/253920
Niconico Live (JP Only): http://live.nicovideo.jp/gate/lv317274990
JP: Japanese audio only.
GL: Japanese audio with English commentary.
Share & Like Quiz Going On Until December 23!
Players are encouraged to make their best guess at a series of three quiz questions and answer on Twitter, Facebook, and/or LINE. Each question has three goal tiers, and rewards will be sent out to all players depending on how many people submit the correct answer.
The third question has now been revealed, and players have until Sunday, December 23 to submit their answers! Fans worldwide will work together in this campaign to grab fantastic prizes.
For more details on the campaign, please see the special page on the official website.
Download the Game
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 120 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 7.0+
* 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:
- © Tite Kubo/Shueisha, TV TOKYO, dentsu, Pierrot
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 52 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 and Shanghai. For more information about KLab, please visit http://www.klab.com/jp/english/.