Today it has been revealed by Tite Kubo, Akita Shoten publishing house and Kurumada Productions that the Mangaka of Bleach will be working now on a new Spinoff of Saint Seiya, created by Masami Kurumada.

“It was a very easy decision” said the legendary Mangaka, Masami Kurumada on a press conference held in Akita “Kubo- Sensei already worked on a Saint Seiya manga: Bleach, so doing it again would be no problem at all”

“That´s true. For me, Bleach has always been a Saint Seiya Manga, to the point that if you didn´t noticed it you weren´t reading it correctly! (Laughs)” added Tite Kubo on the conference where he presented a draft of the project, showing us some character that looked like Ichigo wearing a Silver Cloth, sadly there was forbidden taking pictures of the image. “I am deeply honored to work with Kurumada- Sensei on this work”.

When asked about the reason on why choosing Kubo as the new mangaka for the new Saint Seiya project Kurumada responded with a glass of wine that: “I like money, and the payment of author rights is always nice, besides we are always trying to get the American audience and they like bleach, no?”

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“Yes they like! (laughs)” interrupted Kubo who got asked about his relationship to One Piece´s Mangaka Eiichiro Oda: “He its dead to me.”

We will keep you informed about Kubo´s most recent work.