On August 4th, Jump j Books will be collecting Bleach - Can't Fear Your Own World, a new novel by Durarara!! author Ryohgo Narita, serialized every other Friday on the the Jump+ digital platform from April 28th. This follows Hisagi Shūhei, vice captain of squad 9 and editor-in-chief of the Seireitei communication, as he investigates a mystery leading to newly revealed secrets about the the four Noble Houses, the Soul King, Arrancar and Fullbringers.
Preparing for the release, Tite Kubo art for the villain, new antagonist Tokinada Tsunayashiro, and his protege, Hikone, has been published online.
Also, earlier this month, Tite Kubo did a crossover interview with comedy manga author Jigoku no Misawa (who is married to Makoto Matsubara, a novelist who wrote a Bleach tie-in), and the two tried their hands at drawing the same subjects (characters from Ii yo ne! Yonezawa-sensei)