With 73 volumes of manga, 366 anime episodes, and 4 movies, Tite Kubo’s series Bleach is usually considered one of the “big 3” manga alongside One Piece and Naruto. Its popularity has led to video games, musicals and more. For many fans, Bleach first introduced them to anime and manga when it started its serialization in Weekly Shounen Jump in Aug. 2001.This most recent volume may be the most talked-about one yet, though, as fans were hit with some serious news: After a run of just under 15 years, the end is in sight! It brought an announcement that volume 74 will bring a conclusion to the epic franchise. It hasn’t been revealed yet just how many chapters remain, but this will mark the end of an era!