There are currently over twenty books related to the Bleach franchise, including novels, artbooks, databooks and novelisation of the movies.


Title Release Date Description Cover
All Colour But The Black 4th December 2006 Compilation of color spreads from volumes 1-19, plus original art, author commentary and recreation of the chapter covers that showed each of the Gotei 13 captains from the start of the Soul Society arc. ACBTBCover.png
Bleach: Official Bootleg KaraBuri+ 3rd August 2007 Primarily focused on the Gotei 13, providing additional information on all major Gotei 13 figures and divisions in general. Bleach Official Bootleg Karaburi+.png
Bleach JET 4th December 2018 Released in two volumes. A collection of various artwork from Bleach's entire serialization, as well as some exclusive artwork and a calendar. Bleach JET.png


Title Release Date Description Cover
Bleach: Official Character Book SOULs 3rd of February 2006 The first databook to be released for the Bleach manga and recapped the story of Bleach from the start of series through to the end of the Soul Society arc and provides a preview of the Arrancar arc. It provided additional information for key story points, specially about Soul Society and the Gotei 13, as well as provided mini-profiles on the various Shinigami encountered. The book also contained previously unseen content in the form of omake chapters. SOULsCover.png
Bleach: Official Animation Book VIBEs 3rd of February 2006 It is about the anime series and contains screenshots from episode 1 to 63, character designs, a short story about Rukia Kuchiki going to the Human World, as well as interviews. VIBEs Cover.png
Bleach: Official Character Book 2 MASKED 4th of August 2010 The second databook for the Bleach manga, it contains details on the Arrancar arc and includes mini-profiles on each of the Arrancar and the Visored. MASKED Cover.png
Bleach: Official Invitation Book The Hell Verse 4th December 2010 It was released to commemorate the release of the fourth Bleach film, Hell Chapter, and as such, contains promotional material from the movie, character sketches, a layout of Hell and the one-off manga chapter about Hell. THVIBCover.png
Bleach: Official Character Book 3 UNMASKED 3rd of June 2011 It details the Arrancar arc and includes profiles of the Arrancar characters. UNMASKEDCover.png
THE REBOOTED SOULS 4th June 2012 Special book recapping the events of Bleach in order to bring new and old readers up to speed for the start of the manga's final arc. TRBCover.png
13 BLADEs. 4th November 2015 A fan book released for the 13th Anniversary of Bleach. Contains several popularity polls, an interview with Kubo Tite, a short story, and a unique chapter later released with Volume 70. 13BCover.png


Novels & Short Stories
Title Release Date Description Cover
Bleach: Letters From The Other Side 15th of December 2004 It is a novelization of the early chapters. New edition of this book was released on the 4th of November 2009. Bleach Letters From The Other Side.png
Bleach: The Honey Dish Rhapsody 30th of October 2006 It is set during the week that Ichigo and his friends spent in Soul Society, following the defection of Aizen and centers around Rukia's attempt to cook something for the recovering Byakuya. The Honey Dish Rhapsody Cover.png
Bleach: Spirits Are Forever With You 4th of June 2012 Two volume novel by Ryōgo Narita covering the time gap between the defeat of Aizen and Ichigo regaining his Shinigami powers. The main character of the novel is Don Kanonji. Bleach Spirits Are Forever With You I.png
Bleach: The Death Save The Strawberry 4th of September 2012 Set in the 17 month gap between Ichigo losing his Shinigami powers and having them restored, it details Rukia Kuchiki's decision to try and restore Ichigo's powers. TDSTSCover.png
Bleach: WE DO knot ALWAYS LOVE YOU 27th December 2016 A story focusing on the marriage of Rukia to Renji Abarai. WE DO knot ALWAYS LOVE YOU Cover.png
Beginning of the Revive of Tommorow 4th November 2015 A short story released in the 13 Blades fanbook, centers around the revived Izuru Kira as he encounters the Sternritter, Shaz Domino. BotroT.png
Bleach: Can't Fear Your Own World 4th Aug 2017 (Vol 1)
2nd Nov 2018 (Vol 2)
4th Dec 2018 (Vol 3)
Released in three volumes. Shūhei Hisagi is drawn into a mystery that Kaname Tōsen left behind. The story reveals more details about the four Noble Houses, the Soul King, the history of Soul Society, the Arrancar and Fullbringers. Bleach Can't Fear Your Own World Volume 1.png


Title Release Date Description Cover
Bleach: Memories of Nobody December 18, 2006 It is a novelization of the Bleach: Memories of Nobody movie. Bleach Memories of Nobody Novel.png
Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion, Another Hyōrinmaru December 18, 2007 It is a novelization of the Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion movie. Bleach The DiamondDust Rebellion Novel.png
Bleach: Fade to Black, I Call Your Name December 15, 2008 A novelization of the Bleach: Fade to Black movie. Bleach Fade to Black Novel.png
Bleach: The Hell Verse December 6, 2010 A novelization of the Bleach: The Hell Verse movie. THVNovel cover.png
Bleach July 2018 A novelization of the 2018 live action adaptation movie of Bleach. LA Bleach Novel.png


Title Release Date Description Cover
Koma-Bleach September 2012 (Vol 1)
June 2013 (Vol 2)
Released across two volumes. Koma-Bleach is a comedy spin-off based on the Bleach storyline. Bleach 4 koma volume 1 cover slip version2.png


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