Tite Kubo

Tite Kubo


Born
in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
June 26, 1977

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久保 帯人, also transliterated Taitou Kubo, Taito Kubo, or Jiu bao dai ren.

The son of a town council member in Fuchu, Aki District, Hiroshima. He never took drawing seriously until he was 17; after reading Dragon Ball he knew he wanted to be a manga artist. At the age of 18 he submitted his first concept for the series Zombiepowder but it got rejected. Zombiepowder was rejected multiple times until Kubo was 22, when it finally was accepted by Shonen Jump. It did not last long; it was cancelled after four volumes in late 2000.

His next series, Bleach, about a high school student who becomes a shinigami and fights hollows, was not such a failure. Bleach began regular publication in 2001. It has been running in Weekly Shonen Jump ever since.

Average rating: 4.27 · 430,344 ratings · 5,284 reviews · 267 distinct worksSimilar authors
Bleach, Volume 01

4.21 avg rating — 132,206 ratings — published 2002 — 35 editions
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Bleach, Volume 15

4.41 avg rating — 18,545 ratings — published 2004 — 20 editions
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Bleach, Volume 02

4.27 avg rating — 12,719 ratings — published 2002 — 26 editions
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Bleach, Volume 03

4.31 avg rating — 12,111 ratings — published 2002 — 25 editions
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Bleach, Volume 14

4.38 avg rating — 9,787 ratings — published 2004 — 20 editions
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Bleach, Volume 04

4.29 avg rating — 9,921 ratings — published 2002 — 24 editions
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Bleach, Volume 07

4.36 avg rating — 9,338 ratings — published 2003 — 22 editions
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Bleach, Volume 06

4.36 avg rating — 8,875 ratings — published 2002 — 23 editions
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Bleach, Volume 05

4.30 avg rating — 8,384 ratings — published 2002 — 22 editions
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Bleach, Volume 11

4.35 avg rating — 8,296 ratings — published 2003 — 22 editions
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“If I were the rain. . . that binds together the Earth and the sky, whom in all eternity will never mingle. . . Would I be able to bind two hearts together?”
Tite Kubo, Bleach, Volume 01

“When you're dodging, you're "afraid of getting hit." When you're attacking, you're "afraid of hitting me." When you're protecting someone, you're "afraid of them dying."

It's pathetic! You can't give into fear in a fight!

When you're dodging, think "I won't let you hit me!" When you're protecting someone, think "I won't let you die!" When you're attacking, think "I will cut you!"
--Urahara Kisuke”
Tite Kubo, Bleach, Volume 11

“Do you know why the big brother is born first? It’s to protect the little brothers and sisters that come after him. A brother telling his sister, "I’ll kill you"... You never, ever say something like that.”
Tite Kubo, Bleach, Volume 01



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