Tite Kubo

Tite Kubo

writer, animation department, producer

Tite Kubo was born on Jun 26, 1977 in Japan. Tite Kubo's big-screen debut came with Bleach the Movie 2: The Diamond Dust Rebellion directed by Noriyuki Abe in 2007. Tite Kubo is known for Bleach the Movie: Hell Verse directed by Noriyuki Abe, Masakazu Morita stars as Ichigo Kurosaki and Fumiko Orikasa as Rukia Kuchiki. The upcoming new movie Tite Kubo plays is Burn the Witch which will be released on Oct 01, 2020.

A Famous Japanese manga artist. He is best known for his manga series Bleach, which has sold over 120 million copies as of 2018.Kubo was born on June 26, 1977 in Hiroshima Prefecture, where his father worked as a town council member. In elementary school, he had already decided to become a manga artist, due to reading the manga Saint Seiya.His first one-shot was "Ultra Unholy Hearted Machine", written for the Weekly Shonen Jump in 1996. Then He wrote his first manga Zombiepowder, which was also published in Weekly Shonen Jump in 1999. It ran a short 27 chapters before being canceled in 2000. According to the author's commentary, Kubo was in a state of severe emotional trauma when he wrote it.His next series, Bleach, about a high school student who becomes a shinigami and fights creatures known as Hollows, began running in the same magazine in 2001. Kubo initially expected the series' serialization to continue no longer than five years. The original story concept was submitted to Weekly Shonen Jump shortly after the cancellation of Zombiepowder, but was rejected. Akira Toriyama, creator of Dragon Ball, saw the story and wrote a letter of encouragement to Kubo.Bleach Manga ran for 15 years of serialization and reached over 686 chapters from 2001 to 2016. Additionally, an anime adaptation of the series was broadcast in TV Tokyo for 8 years from 2004 to 2012, spanning over 366 episodes. The manga was named a winner of the Shogakukan Manga Award for its category in 2004.Kubo and Makoto Matsubara have co-authored two novelizations of the Bleach series, which were published by Shueisha under their Jump Books label.The first Bleach movie was released in Japan on December 16, 2006, followed by a second movie on December 22, 2007, a third on December 13, 2008, and a fourth on December 4, 2010.Kubo also appeared in the episode 112 of the Japanese radio program of Bleach B-Station. In that program, Kubo was interviewed by Masakazu Morita, voice actor of Ichigo Kurosaki, the main character of Bleach, and answered several questions from fans.On July 26, 2008, Kubo went to the United States for the first time and made an appearance at the San Diego Comic-Con International.Kubo provided character designs for Madhouse's anime adaptations of Ango Sakaguchi's Sakura no Mori no Mankai no Shita, Ryunosuke Akutagawa's The Spider's Thread, and Hell Screen by Ryunosuke Akutagawa, which are parts of the Aoi Bungaku series.

  • Birthday

    Jun 26, 1977
  • Place of Birth

    Fuchu, Japan
  • Also known

    久保 帯人, Chite Kubo, Noriaki Kubo, 久保 宣章