Bleach Movie (2006): Memories of Nobody
劇場版BLEACH [ブリーチ] MEMORIES OF NOBODY (Gekijōban Bleach: Memories of Nobody)


In Karakura Town, there has been a sudden outbreak of unidentifiable spirits called blanks (vacant souls) while in the skies of Soul Society, the real world has been reflected. A mysterious female shinigami called Senna has appeared before Ichigo along with a man named Ganryuu, leading a group called the Dark Ones.
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  • The overall rating of the show.

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  • Animation quality and consistency for that time. 

Poor < Fair < Good < Great


  • How well the story flows and keeps you engaged.

Poor < Fair < Good < Great


Character design


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Directed by Noriyuki Abe and written by Masashi Sogo, the film was first released in Japanese theaters on December 16, 2006. To promote the film, the opening and closing credits for episodes 106 through 109 of the Bleach anime use footage from the film. The film had a limited theatrical release in the United States from June 11 to June 12, 2008, and in Canada on October 20, 2008, and was followed by the DVD release on October 14, 2008.

Alternative title

– Bleach: Memories of Nobody
– Gekijōban Bleach: Memories of Nobody
– Bleach le film – Memories of Nobody
– Bleach Movie: Vzpomínky nikoho
– Bleach: Elveszett emlékek
– Блич – Воспоминания ни о ком
– Фильм Блич: Воспоминания Никого
– 블리치 Memories Of Nobody
– 死神-劇場版
– Bleach Film: Hiçkimsenin Hatıraları
– Белина: Спомени за Никого
– Блич – Чьи-то Воспоминания
– Блич: Ничьи Воспоминания

TL;DR Review

Bleach: Memories of Nobody is the first animated film adaptation of the anime and manga series Bleach. This took place around episode 106 of the TV show but is its own story.

For a Bleach movie, you would think the animation production must be high. You’ll quickly notice many shortcuts is used. Zoomed out characters are none descript shapes. Shadings are minimal, similar to a computer cell shading.

The film’s ending theme music is “Sen no Yoru o Koete” (千の夜をこえて, lit.: “Crossing over a Thousand Nights”) by Aqua Timez.

This is a stand-alone movie. Even if you are familiar with the Bleach TV show, the movie is still expositions heavy.

The new character, Senna, is unrelatable nor likable. A nonsensical girl that does random things. The first half of the movie was mainly boring aimless things that Senna and Ichigo do together, as a way to make us bond with the girl.

The story is also rather convoluted and essentially a revenge plot. I feel really jaded now watching these old shows I used to like, and see all the flaws I didn’t notice before. Every character drags out a fight and then finish it off with their signature move.

Even though Bleach has a plethora of characters, none of them really die. So it’s hard to have any sense of danger for them as you know they’ll eventually come out on top.

This movie is just a glorified filler episode. I would only recommend this movie to the most die-hard fan of the series. Bleach contains graphic violence and is intended for young adults.

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Closing Theme

– “Sen no Yoru o Koete” by Aqua Timez

Insert/Image Theme

– “Number One” by Hazel Fernandes
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Bleach Movie (2006): Memories of Nobody

A collection of notable videos, ranging from a fan-created trailer, music video, opening, and ending clip.

Ichigo Kurosaki
“If a miracle only happens once, then what is it called the second time?”
Toshiro Hitsugaya
“We are all like fireworks. We climb, shine, and always go our separate ways and become further apart. But even if that time comes, let’s not disappear like a firework. Let’s continue to shine… Forever.”
Ichigo Kurosaki
“If I don't wield the sword, I can't protect you. If I keep wielding the sword, I can't embrace you."
Ulquiorra Cifer
“If there is such a thing like happiness in this world, it should resemble the endless nothingness. Nihility is having nothing and having nothing to lose. If that isn’t happiness… then what is?”



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