The official website of BLEACH EX. revealed a striking new promotional video on Monday for its first original art exhibition event, in the spirit of commemorating 20years of Bleach manga.
The 30-second new PV featured its theme song “Rapport” by up-and-coming singer-songwriter Tatsuya Kitani.
The Weekly Shonen Jump featured the singer’s comments who also a fan of Bleach, on the release of the theme song. In an excerpt he said,
“For me, ‘Bleach’ was a work that carefully depicted it that could be called the ‘heart,’ spending a long time. I have reinterpreted it with the word ‘Rapport.’ It is a word that refers to a relationship of trust, something like a bridge that connects people to each other.”
Kitani is also a support bassist for the rock duo Yorushika and a vocaloid song producer under the name Konnichiwa Tanita-san. His latest song “Seijya no Koushin” appeared as the OP for the summer 2021 TV anime The Idaten Deities Know Only Peace.
Recently, Tite Kubo penned two special key visuals for BLEACH EX. came out on October 15.
Foreshadowing the theme, the instrumental version of “Rapport” was already featured in the first PV posted in August without mentioning his name.
The exhibition featuring art from Tite Kubo’s popular manga will be open on the 9th floor of Shibuya Hikarie in Tokyo from December 18, 2021, to January 16, 2022.
Source: Comic Natalie