Bleach, one of the biggest anime and manga series in the previous decade is bringing some of its most iconic characters to Arena of Valor.
This collaboration was announced during the game’s 5v5 Moba day on 1st May 2021. Ichigo Kurosaki, Byakuya Kuchiki and Toshiro Hitsugaya are making their appearance within the game.
Ichigo Kurosaki is a new skin for Lu Bu. The two Gotei 13 captains, Byakuya Kuchiki and Toshiro Hitsugaya are new skins for Murad and Bright respectively.
Besides the three Bleach characters appearing as in-game skins, existing characters will also be getting Bleach-inspired costumes. In particular, Lindis will be available in a Shihakusho, the outfit of Bleach‘s Soul reapers. Annette will also have a skin which puts her in a Karakura High School Uniform.
This is not the first time the game collaborated with an established anime franchise. Prior to Bleach, Arena of Valor had crossovers with Sword Art Online and even Ultraman.
As for Bleach fans, a new mobile game, Bleach: Eternal Soul, is coming soon, with pre-registrations currently open.