Gear's Store is the best place to find all your anime related items. We carry new and used items and provide excellent customer service. Bleach is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tite Kubo. The plot follows the protagonist, Ichigo Kurosaki, a teenager who has the power of spiritual awareness. After seeing his family killed in front of him, he gains the ability to see ghosts. As he trains and hunts these spirits for their own protection, an organization called Soul Society recruits him into their ranks as a Substitute Shinigami (Heavenly Protector) to fight evil spirits that roam around in Hueco Mundo and Karakura Town.