The splash page of Bleach
's upcoming chapter contains countdown text revealing the manga will soon end. It will be serialized in this year's 31st issue of Weekly Shounen Jump
, to be released on July 4. The number of remaining chapters is unclear, as the final date is purposefully obscured by a black ink marking.
entered its final arc in September 2013
, 12 years after it began serialization.
Update July 3
It was announced via volume 73 that volume 74, to be released this Fall, will be the final volume.