Season 1: The Substitute
Bleach Viz Season 1 Box Set Cover
Format DVD
Episodes 1-20
Japanese Release N/A
U.S Release June 10, 2008
Language English/Japanese
Subtitles English
Followed By Season 2: The Entry

The Substitute is the complete first season boxset of the Bleach anime released in the United States by Viz Media. The boxset was released on June 10, 2008.[1]


The Boxset contains several extras including:

  • Bleach: Behind the Scenes-Contains footage of recording sessions and interviews with the English voice actors.
  • Double-Sided poster of a clean version of DVD Volume 1 cover and character designs from the show.
  • Dividers with Clean versions of DVD covers from volumes 2-5.
  • Clean versions of endings 1 and 2.
  • In Limited Editions, A Chain of Fate Wallet Chain was included.[2]

Technical Details

  • Stereo Audio
  • English and Japanese Audio
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Run-time 460 minutes


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