Ichigo vs. Ulquiorra
This episode recaps the story of the Karakura arc and concludes with Ichigo and Ulquiorra about to renew their fight.
Connected Hearts! The Left Fist Prepared for Death!
Ichigo and Ulquiorra's final battle properly gets underway with the two of them being more or less evenly matched. Ichigo is able to read his opponent's movements better than he could .. show full overview
Hatred and Jealousy, Orihime's Dilemma
After getting saved by Orihime in his fight against Ulquiorra, Ichigo realises that he needs to up his game if he is to have any chance of defeating the number four Espada. With Ichigo .. show full overview
Ichigo and Uryū, Bonded Back to Back
Ichigo is unable to release his full power in his battle with Ulquiorra for fear of injuring Orihime. However, once Ishida returns from his battle with Yammy in order to protect Orihime, .. show full overview
Beginning of Despair... Ichigo, the Unreachable Blade
Ichigo tries to fend off Ulquiorra's attacks with mixed results. However he declares he will never give up even if the arrancar is stronger than he is. Ulquiorra responds by transforming .. show full overview
Ichigo Dies! Orihime, the Cry of Sorrow!
With Ichigo apparently dead from Ulquiorra's last attack, Ishida steps up to continue the fight in his place. Unfortunately things do not go any better for the young Quincy than they did .. show full overview
Ichigo vs. Ulquiorra, Conclusion!
Rukia, Renji and Chad continue their fight against Rudobone. However, no sooner do they finish him off than a very angry Yammy appears. Meanwhile, Ichigo's fight against Ulquiorra finally comes to an end, albeit one that none of them expected.
Fury of the Shark! Halibel Releases
Yammy becomes enraged at Ulquiorra's death and releases his zanpakuto, Ira. He grows to a colossal size and his rank increases from 10 to 0, explaining that the Espada ranks go from 0 to .. show full overview
Hitsugaya, the Suicidal Frozen Heavens Hundred Flowers Funeral!
Captain Hitsugaya and Harribel use an array of water and ice-type attacks. Since Captain Hitsugaya can turn any water into ice, and Harribel can turn any ice into water, both of their .. show full overview
The Approaching Breath of Death, the King Who Rules Over Death!
Hitsugaya shows Halibel the true power of Hyourinmaru but in releasing his ultimate technique he risks the lives of his comrades. Meanwhile, Soi Fon and Oomaeda take on Barragan but .. show full overview
One Hit Kill, Soi Fon, Bankai!
The battle between the Soul Reapers and the Espada becomes more and more tense. Soi Fon and Omaeda find themselves in a bad situation against Barragan’s Respira. They can’t even .. show full overview
Climax! Kyōraku vs. Starrk!
Kyouraku's battle against Stark finally begins as Stark reveals the secret of his bond with Lilinette and releases his Resurrección form. As such Kyouraku is forced to start taking .. show full overview
The Nightmare Returns... Revival of the Espada
Kyoraku allows Ukitake to join him in fighting Starrk. Starrk fights Ukitake for a bit and notices his shikai's technique which absorbs his cero's and shoot it back out again. Just then, .. show full overview
Hirako and Aizen...the Reunion of Fate!
Hirako and the other Vizards arrive at the fake Karakura town to assist with the fights. When Head Captain Yamamoto notices the Vizards it goes into a flash back from 101 years ago. This .. show full overview
Hisagi and Tōsen: The Moment of Parting
Hisagi joins Komamura to battle Tosen in hopes of bringing his former captain back to his senses. Meanwhile the other Soul Reapers form an uneasy alliance with the Visoreds: Lisa, .. show full overview
Crown of Lies, Barragan's Grudge
Barragan survives the Soi Fon's bankai although half his face has been destroyed. In anger he fires out his Respira attack until he rots away Hachigen's hand. However, Hachigen removes .. show full overview
Power of the Soul! Los Lobos, Attack!
Stark shows no sign of getting serious in his battle against Love and Rose. Running out of patience, Lilinette begins to mindlessly fire at the two Visoreds without Stark’s permission. .. show full overview
Stark, the Lone Battle
Stark splits his own soul and shapes it into packs of wolves and launches them against Love and Rose. Preparing to deliver the finishing blow, Stark is caught off guard by Shunsui, who .. show full overview
Chain of Sacrifice, Halibel's Past
Las Noches. Long ago, Apache, at the time still an Adjucha-class Hollow, was hunted by other Hollows when Halibel saved her life. Apache soon joins Halibel’s group consisting of Sun-Sun .. show full overview
The Hundred-Year Grudge! Hiyori's Revenge
With the Espada gone, the Visoreds are now able to confront Aizen. Having been unwilling test subjects in Aizen’s past experiment, the Visoreds make no effort to hide their hatred toward .. show full overview
Ichigo's Return! Protect Karakura Town
Ichigo goes up against Yammy. Rukia notices that Ichigo is acting strange following his battle with Ulquiorra and shows her concern for him. Ichigo is also shaken up by the fact that his .. show full overview
Side Story! Ichigo and the Magic Lamp
Ichigo wakes up to find himself in the middle of a desert. Sitting next to a confused Ichigo are Uryu, Orihime, and Chad, all dressed in an Arabian style. Introducing themselves as .. show full overview
The Final Trump Card! Ichigo, Towards the Decisive Battle
Kenpachi overcomes Yammy’s monstrous size and tough exterior to land a clean blow against the Espada. Meanwhile, Ichigo uses Garganta to return to the World of the Living. On the way, .. show full overview
Byakuya vs. Kenpachi?! The Melee Commences
As he holds a dying Hiyori, an enraged Hirako readies himself to confront Aizen in battle. Meanwhile, Hisagi and Komamura battle Tosen in a desperate attempt to bring their former ally .. show full overview
For the Sake of Justice?! The Man Who Deserted the Shinigami
Komamura performs his Bankai, Kokujo Tengen Myo-oh, to subdue Tosen. However, Tosen has already deduced the weakness of Komamura’s Bankai from years of working closely together. Despite .. show full overview
Desperate Struggle with Aizen! Hirako, Shikai!
Tosen is now able to see in his Ressureccion form. But Komamura states that in exchange for his vision, Tosen has now blinded his own heart. Unable to bring himself to kill the man he .. show full overview
All Out War! Aizen vs. Shinigami
Ichigo has returned to the World of the Living to battle Aizen. After an unsuccessful first attack, Ichigo Hollowfies to deliver his Getsugatensho against Aizen, but that too proves .. show full overview
Blade of Hatred! Hitsugaya, Enraged!
The Thirteen Court Guard Squads and Visoreds launch a full-scale attack against Aizen. But Aizen makes quick work of their combined efforts. Just when all hope is thought to be lost, .. show full overview
The Sealed Genryūsai
Head Captain Genryusai Yamamoto of the Thirteen Court Guard Squads steps in to battle Aizen. Genryusai’s attempt to incinerate Aizen in a blazing inferno is thwarted by Wonderweiss, .. show full overview
It's All A Trap...Engineered Bonds!
Ichigo succeeds in wounding Aizen with his Hollowfied Getsugatensho attack. But to his surprise, the Hogyoku instantly heals Aizen’s wound. Aizen then reveals an even more shocking truth to Ichigo.
The Shocking Truth...The Mysterious Power Within Ichigo!
Aizen continues to reveal the truth about the Ichigo's past battles crippling Ichigo's will power. Ichigo refuses to accept the truth and goes in for another strike but Aizen stops the .. show full overview
The Extending Blade?! Ichigo vs. Gin!
As they cross blades, Gin asks Ichigo if he recalls their last encounter, to which Ichigo responds he does not remember Gin’s “heart” being present back then. Ichigo’s answer prompts Gin .. show full overview
Film! Festival! Shinigami Film Festival!
To celebrate the release of Bleach Movie 4 the Shinigami of Soul Society decide to host their own film festival. Ichigo ends up having no choice but to help out.
Theatre Opening Commemoration! Hell Chapter・Prologue
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Urahara Appears! Stop Aizen!
Kisuke Urahara steps onto the battlefield as Aizen, fused with the Hogyoku, begins his transformation. Urahara’s Kido attack appears ineffective against Aizen, who claims he has complete .. show full overview
Ichigo Loses His Fighting Spirit!? Gin's Expectation!
Ichigo finds himself cornered against Gin’s Bankai. But to Ichigo’s surprise, Gin advises him to run from this battle. Meanwhile, Urahara, Yoruichi, and Isshin fight Aizen in a .. show full overview
The Final Getsuga Tenshō!? Ichigo's Training!
Ichigo fights to learn the Final Getsuga Tensho technique... but first he must convince Zangetsu to teach it to him. Meanwhile, Aizen and Gin walk through the real Karakura Town.
Real World and Shinigami! The New Year Special!
The Women’s Soul Reaper Association is hosting a New Year’s party in the Soul Society, when Hitsugaya and the other male Soul Reapers come crashing in. Meanwhile in the World of the .. show full overview
Gaiden Again! This Time's Enemy is a Monster?
Two monster hunters arrive at an old castle where Franken Ichigo, Succubus Rukia, Vampire Uryu, Pumpkin Orihime, Mummy Renji, Witch Rangiku, and Wolfman Hitsugaya all live as lackluster monsters.
Delusion Roars! Hisagi, Towards the Hot Springs Inn!
Shuhei Hisagi leads a busy life handling the duties of Squad 9 Lieutenant and Editor in Chief of the Seireitei Bulletin, as well as preparing picnic lunches for the Soul Reapers. One .. show full overview
For the Sake of Protecting! Ichigo vs. Tensa Zangetsu!
Aizen and Gin close in on Tatsuki, when Don Kanonji comes to the rescue. A still-injured Rangiku also arrives to confront Gin. Meanwhile, seeking to learn the Final Getsugatensho, Ichigo .. show full overview
Emergency Situation! Aizen, New Evolution!
Aizen continues his pursuit of Ichigo’s friends. Fearing for their lives, Keigo attempts to attack Aizen using the Zanpakuto he stole from Kurumadani. Gin returns to Aizen after having .. show full overview
Gin recalls his past and the fateful event that led him to become a Soul Reaper serving under Aizen. Meanwhile, Aizen’s overwhelming Spiritual Pressure forces Tatsuki, Keigo and the .. show full overview
Fierce Fighting Conclusion! Release, the Final Getsuga Tenshō!
Battle ensues between Aizen and Ichigo. His nineties-level Kido attack easily deflected, Aizen further evolves to best Ichigo. But Ichigo, now fully aware of why Tensa Zangetsu was .. show full overview
The battle in Karakura Town and the Soul Society has come to an end. Karakura Town is returned to the World of the Living using Mayuri’s technology, and everyone prepares to return to .. show full overview
The Soul Detective ・Karakuraizer Takes Off Again!
Karakurizer is back! As Karakurizer, Kon tries to impress the ladies when a man named Michel appears. Strong, kind, handsome, and a true hero, Michel instantly gains popularity from the .. show full overview
Inauguration! The Brand New 2nd Division Captain!
While slacking off on his duties, Omaeda falls from a cliff. Recovering from the fall, Omaeda finds a young boy named Ryuzaburo staring at him with admiration and learns that he has .. show full overview
The Man Who Takes Command of the 11th Division!
The episode starts off with Ichigo sparring with Renji and after that a man from squad 11 named Seizo gives the two tea, but everyone seems to disrespect him and Ichigo wonders why. It .. show full overview
Secret of a Beautiful Office Lady
The episode begins with Kon yelling out the window about his imprisonment in Ichigo's room, just then a pretty a lady walks by and Kon tries to jump out to her as she asks for directions .. show full overview
Yachiru's Friend! The Shinigami of Justice Appears!
Yachiru encounters an old friend she calls Mappy, and a new face, Mayu. Mappy, or Masayoshi starts to tell the two about how a hollow killed his wife. Mayu, having had her parents killed .. show full overview
Hitsugaya Toushirou's Day Off!
Captain Hitsugaya takes leave from the 13 Gotei Squads to visit Grandma Haru, a friend of his in the real world. Grandma Haru is a lonely old woman who can see spirits because of which .. show full overview