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Bleach is a manga and anime by mangaka Tite Kubo about the adventures of Kurosaki Ichigo, a teenager who has become a Soul Reaper: a protector of humans and guide to the afterlife.

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Were Stark and Baraggan Arrancar before joining Aizen?

In both Baraggan's and Stark's flashbacks, they look the same as in present. Did they become Arrancar on their own? However, if they did then how could Aizen promise Baraggan more power?
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Bleach OST in episode 230 around 20:20

Searched like every single OST video on utube and couldnt find it ,have been searching for years please help me
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Bleach OST in episode 174 around 12.01

I heard this OST a few times in some Bleach episodes. The last time I heard it is in episode 174 around 12.01, when Rukia and Inoue saved a blonde haired girl, she's the princess of a clan. What is ...
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When does season 9 of Bleach take place chronologically?

At first, I thought it was taking place before they went to Las Noches, but Chad used his right arm as the shield Brazo Derecha de Gigante which he only developed in Las Noches. When does season 9 ...
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What happens if Shinigami dies in Bleach? [duplicate]

I understand that souls in the soul society don't age and wait to be reincarnated or just live there forever. I also understand that the reason Rukia and Renji aged is because they had a decent spirit ...
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How Kyoka Suigetsu is still in harmony with Aizen?

While Kōga sitting alone in a cave, Muramasa appeared and asked him why he would kill innocent bystanders, which prompted Kōga to claim he was teaching Soul Society a lesson for exiling him from their ...
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Can Byakuya overcome Aizen's Kyoka Suigetsu as easy as he overcomed Koga since both of them are based on illusion?

Byakuya breaks free and readies himself against Kōga, who is determined to use his illusions on Senbonzakura as well. Before he can attempt to do so, Byakuya activates his Bankai, Senbonzakura ...
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Bleach Song Name Episode 114

What song is played in episode 114 in the end when Rukia showed up between the Shinigami and Ichigo? It starts at 21:28 on Youtube. I'm gonna put the link here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-...
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What is the soundtrack in Bleach episode 19 at 4:25?

What is the soundtrack in Bleach episode 19 at 4:25? I listened to Bleach OST Releases 1 and 2 and couldn't find it
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Was Yachiru real or just Zaraki's spirit? [duplicate]

In the final arc of Bleach, we see Yachiru going to a severely wounded Zaraki Kenpachi and talking to him. She couldn't physically be there, and she talks as if she were Nozarashi's manifestation. ...
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How can the spirits of Zanpakuto manifest in the real world?

After the Muramasa incident, Rangiku, Haineko and Orihime go shopping and take pictures. Considering that normal people cannot see manifested Zanpakuto - as an example, Yuzu Kurosaki was unable to ...
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Why do we not see spiritual powers run in human families?

It's shown that spiritual powers run in families. And that the types of power that a human can have varies- Chad, Orihime, the Fullbringers, whatever was going on with Ururu and Jinta. So why is it ...
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Bleach OST in episode 174 around 2:43

There's a song in episode 174 of Bleach from 2:43. I couldn't find anywhere on YouTube/Google, even after I checked all the soundtrack lists. What is this song?
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Are souls born or created as soul reapers, bounts, or humans?

In the season 4 of Bleach anime, one of the main characters state that the bounts are born or created in the soul society. Are souls born in the soul society as soul reapers? Or if everyone was once ...
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What is a shinigami representative?

So I just finished Bleach at episode 366 (dubbed) and I know that you are supposed to pick up at chapter 480. However, I have no idea what some of the phrases mean, like "shinigami representative". ...
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Background song that plays on episode 242 of Bleach

I have been trying to find the name of the background score from the Episode 242 of Bleach, "Shinigami and Zanpakuto, Total Sortie" at around 4:41. It really sounds epic. What song is that?
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Is Tier Halibel's Ola Azul similar to Ichigo's Getsuga Tenshou?

So, I noticed that Tier Halibel when using her Ola Azul, unleashed a wave of intense pressurized spirit energy from her sword. This reminded me of Ichigo and Isshin Kurosaki's Getsuga Tenshou attack. ...
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What happened to Homura and Shizuku in “Bleach the Movie: Fade to Black”?

At the end of the movie, Homura and Shizuku are giving their goodbyes to Rukia before appearing to pass away. But what happened to them? They are half soul, half hollow, so did they reincarnate to The ...
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Which music plays in Bleach episode 283 at 10:33 mins?

I was searching the music which plays in Bleach episode 283 at 10:33 but couldn't find anywhere. Can someone please help?
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Which music plays during the speech between Orihime and Ulguiorra in episode 215?

Which music plays during Bleach episode 215 during the speech between Orihime and Ulquiorra? I think it is around the minute 19:30.
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What was the relation of Urahara's Bankai's name with its ability?

Urahara Kisuke's Bankai is "Kannonbiraki Benihime Aratame", which means Modification of The Crimson Princess' Dissection at the Doors of Avalokiteśvara. Does the name have any meaning/significance to ...
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What is the music that plays in Bleach Episode 280 at 4:15 until 4:50?

I've been trying to find this soundtrack for the past 2 days and haven't been able to find it anywhere.
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At what point did Aizen switch with Momo?

During the battle of Aizen VS Shunsui, Soi-fon and Toshiro, at the end when Toshiro impales Aizen on his sword the barrier that was protecting Izuru and the injured Soul Reapers came down and Momo ...
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What is the music playing in episode 208 when Urahara and Hiyori are talking about the Stealth Forces?

What is this music in Episode 208 of Bleach? It starts at 5 minutes when Urahara and Hiyori are talking about the Stealth Forces. During this moment
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What is institutional property of Gotei 13? Authority? Justice? Policy maker?

According to Wiki: According to Yhwach, the original Gotei 13 were "defenders" in name only, comprising nothing less than a brutal mob of killers, but it was for this very reason they were a force ...
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Did Bleach drop in popularity from 2010 onwards?

I stumbled upon a MAL post. Which had a nice graph which displays that after a small peak in 2010, bleach had a significant drop in rank. This same post also claims that this data was biased, as the ...
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What is Hooleer?

Before the Visord showed up a Garganta opens up with Wonderweiss and a creature Gin calls Hooleer later on. seeing it Captain Komamura says that it was the same eye he saw when Aizen was estracted ...
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Who of Aizen's Arrancar were Vasto Lorde?

When Harribel is killed, during her flashback Apacci comments saying that Harribel was a Vasto Lorde. So I am wondering who of Aizen's Arrancar were Vasto Lorde
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What is the beatboxing music on season 1, episode 11?

What is the OST in Bleach on season 1, episode 11, around time 5:14? It's the music with the beatboxing.
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Where was the reflecting surfaces when Muramasa fought Ichigo in Episode 233

during the Zanpakuto Rebellion Muramasa is shown to be able to throw is opponents around and hold them with a form or telekinesis but when he is fighting Ichigo's Inner Hollow in his Inner World he ...
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Which song plays during Bleach episode 45 around 10:00

Bleach "Episode 45" S3 E4 time: 10:00 On Netflix During Bleach EP45 S3 E4 at 10:00 on Netflix there plays a song. Which is it?
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Does Ichigo still have his powers after his battle with Yhwach?

The final chapter of the manga shows Ichigo leading a normal life but it's never really shown if he is still a Shinigami. Or is it the same as the time he used the Final Getsuga Tenshou in his fight ...
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Why did Aizen want to defeat the Soul King?

We know Aizen is trying to make keys and combining Hogyoku, assembling Hollow armies, etc. The question is why? What's the motive behind it? Is it cliche like "GREEED FOR POWAAA!!" or are there other ...
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How could Ichigo purify souls with Zangetsu?

In the anime and presumably the manga, we see at least one instance of Ichigo using Zangetsu to purify a soul. But how is this possible? Zangetsu is the manifestation of Ichigo's Quincy power, which ...
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What is being shown in this Bleach panel?

In chapter 350 of Bleach, this set of panels appears: But I don't understand what is being shown here. Is it Ichigo's newly made hole?
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What's the song in Bleach episode 119 from 17:15?

In episode 119 of Bleach, what's the song from 17:15?
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What's the music playing at the beginning of episode 130?

What's the name of the soundtrack at the beginning of episode 130 at around minute 3:02? It is repeated through the anime, but I don't remember which episode I first heard it in.
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Any important information I need to know if I'm skipping the filler episodes of Bleach?

I'm watching only the cannon episodes and am on ep. 111. However it seems that I missed a lot during the filler (i.e. the people with Kon.). Is this relevant information or something I should just ...
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Is Nel realy an Arrancar?

So when the Ichigo team went to the Hueco Mondo to save Orihime, they befriended Nel and her so called brothers and their pet. Nel introduces her self as an Arrancar and Ichigo says that she has the ...
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What is the song that plays when Muramasa charges at Ichigo?

I heard several times but can't find the song. It plays in season 13 in episode 253, starting around 9:58, right when Muramasa charges at Ichigo after turning into a hollow.
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What exactly happens during a Captain's Exam?

Before the Hollowfication Incident (in the anime) we see Kisuke Urahara is called to a room to meet with Head Captain Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto, with the presence of 2 other captains. After this, ...
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Are the Quincy naturally stronger than the Soul Reapers?

If one of the members of squad zero created the Zanpakuto after becoming a captain under Yamamoto which is one of the oldest soul reapers, doesn't that mean that Quincy are naturally stronger? In the ...
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How did Aizen start the Holllowfication on Shinji's team?

After Sosuke Aizen, Gin Ichimaru and Kaname Tousen reveal themselves near to the end of Season 11, Shinji Hirako and the other Soul Reapers who later become the Vizards suddenly start to Hollowfy. At ...
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How was Aizen building up the Espada before getting the Hogyoku?

In Season 10, after Nnoitra survives the Cero Doble that Nelliel ate and shot back, Nnoitra said that it had been years since Nelliel was an Espada. From my understanding the Espada only started to ...
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Can Arrancar never fully remove their masks?

On Season 10, when Nnoitra thinks back to when he fought Nel last time (when he broke her mask), he got her to fight by hurting Pesche and Dondochakka. Seeing them, Nel said that Nnoitra had ripped ...
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After the conclusion of his last fight, is Kisuke Urahara dead? [duplicate]

He doesn't appear in the final chapter of Bleach but that shouldn't necessarily mean he's dead, right?
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When does Shunsui use Katenkyokotsu against Stark?

I want to rewatch the fight with Stark and Shunsui, but after Stark releases his Resserecion, Shunsui releases it and is beaten right away. I would like to know the exact episode number where Shunsui ...
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When should I watch The New Captain, Shusuke Amagai Arc?

I re watching Bleach with all the fillers, the problem is that The New Captain, Shusuke Amagai Arc interrupts the story. So my question is where could this filler arc fit in most seamlessly ?
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Manga volume for end of season 1 of Bleach anime

I am trying to find the manga volume where the 1st season of the Bleach anime left off.
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Did the following characters of Gotei 13 make it alive?

Did ... survive the Thousand Year Blood War Arc? The manga did not mention anything about them in the last chapter. They are both very important characters to the Bleach universe. I am wondering ...