Bleach’s new season gained’t begin till 2021, however earlier than that we’ll nonetheless get the prospect to move again to the universe. Burn the Witch, the Bleach spinoff manga one-shot, written by unique collection creator Tite Kubo, is getting an anime adaptation that’s set to be launched later this yr.

Within the very quick teaser trailer launched on Saturday afternoon through the Bleach 20th Anniversary panel, we received our first have a look at witches, Noel Niihashi and Spangcole Ninny, the story’s foremost characters. The 2 work for the Western Department of the Soul Society in Reverse London. The teaser even offers us a quick glimpse of the dragons that play a key function within the story, however that’s all we get for now.

Whereas Burn the Witch’s story isn’t a direct comply with as much as Bleach, it’s nonetheless set in the identical world. And it isn’t the one information that Bleach followers have gotten in the previous few days: On the similar panel the place the Burn the Witch teaser premiered, the return of the Bleach anime was additionally introduced. The collection’ closing story arc, The Thousand 12 months Blood Battle, is finally coming to the anime in 2021.

Whereas there isn’t an official launch date for the Burn the Witch movie adaptation simply but, it’s scheduled for launch someday in fall later this yr. If you wish to get a head begin, Bounce will serialize the manga later this summer season, or you possibly can head to the Viz Media website to read the entire one-shot for free right now.