I had a feeling when I started reading the first page of the last arc in the manga, and I figured that this is pretty much it, folks. The manga is going to end sooner than we all thought.
And it's highly likely that the last arc is going to be made into a movie?
A recent television program listing in Japan reports that the Bleach television anime series will end its run in TV Tokyo's 6:00 p.m. Tuesday timeslot on March 27. When a Twitter follower of Bleach animation director Hiroki Takagi sent him an image of the listings, Takagi responded by saying, "So quick. I was going to paste it… /(^o^)\"
Shueisha had already announced that the weekly Naruto SD: Rock Lee no Seishun Full-Power Ninden anime will premiere on TV Tokyo on Tuesday, April 3 at 6:00 p.m.