Questions tagged [bleach]

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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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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Why does Yhwach/Juhach call Ichigo that?

In Bleach, why does Yhwach/Juhach call Ichigo his son?
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Can the Soul society exist without the soul king?

It was once stated in Bleach manga by Urahara that, But then afterwards, How does then the Soul society continues to survive into the future?
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What is the name of the music playing in " Bleach " episode 110 when Uryu's father appears?

Does anyone know the music that plays when Uryu's father appears at the end of the episode ?
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Name of the song in episode 293 of Bleach when Suì-Fēng attacked Aizen

In episode 293 of Bleach, there's a song playing when Suì-Fēng attacked Aizen with Shunpo (clones) and Nigeki Kessatsu (Death in Two Steps). What is the name of the 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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Is the Ginjo shown in chapter 681 of Bleach a 100% Shinigami?

By the end of the Substitute Shinigami Arc (Fullbring Arc), Ginjo was said to be dead, since Ichigo came to the captains' meeting and asked for Ginjo's body. Yet in chapter 681, Ginjo came with ...
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Is Grimmjow Jaegerjaquez alive?

In Bleach, whilst watching the final fight between Ichigo and Grimmjow, I noticed that Grimmjow's body did not vanish when he was defeated as the other Espadas did (in the aftermath when Nnoitra ...
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In Bleach, did Isshin become a captain after Urahara was exiled? If not, then where was he when Hirako and the others were getting beaten up by Aizen?

I am a little confused about the timeline in Bleach. I know that sometime after Urahara was exiled, Isshin went to the living world and fought that Vasto Lorde, and then aizen stabbed him from behind ...
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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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What is Jinta and Ururu's Identity?

Jinta and Ururu are the kids that works in Urahara's shop. I'm curious as to what their identities are. As far as I remember it was never been said what their background stories are. Are they ...
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Why didn't Ichigo use Hollowfication after his fight with Aizen?

After his fight with Aizen, Ichigo lost all his Shinigami powers, but he did not lose his hollow powers right? So why did he not use hollowfication in the fights that followed? Like vs ginjo, and the '...
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Why didn't Rukia, Rangiku and Toshirou recognize Isshin?

Note: this question contains spoilers for the manga. We know that Isshin Kurosaki left the Soul Society because he wanted to protect Masaki and help her with the matter of her hollowification. Then ...
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What is the meaning behind Renji's Tattoos?

In episode 32 when Renji is going through the story of how he and Rukia met and became Soul Reapers we notice that when he was a kid and when they first entered the Soul Reaper Academy his forehead ...
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What is the OST of the very first beginning in Bleach episode 1?

In the very beginning of Bleach episode 1, at around timestamp 00:05, there's a simple song playing (it is not the opening theme). What is this song?
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Why did the Bleach anime stop airing? And did the manga also end its serialization?

After I watched episode 366 of Bleach, I waited for a couple of months. As I expected, no new episode of the Bleach anime has been released since then. And yet, I don't believe that the anime has ...
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What's the song at the end of episode 217 of Bleach at 20:45?

The song is towards the end of episode 217 at 20:45 from Bleach when Charlotte dies, there is a guitar and I wanna know what song that guitar is from?
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Why does Kurotsuchi Mayuri wear makeup?

Is there some reason Kurotsuchi Mayuri in Bleach dresses the way he does, and wears a mask/makeup? Or is it just because he is somewhat crazy?
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Why does tier Harribel hate Barragan?

Even though she slashed one of his henchmen after refusing to join his crew in huecomundo. Even though i don't think this reason is strong enough for her to hate barragan. Where is the hate coming ...
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How/when did Rukia and Renji find out about Ichigo's inner hollow, and did everybody else know around the same the same time too?

How is it that Rukia and Renji knew about Ichigo's inner hollow during the Arrancar arc despite Ichigo not mentioning anything about it to either of them, and how long have they known? I'm also ...
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Has a bankai ever been silently activated?

To activate a Bankai or its ability, is the user required to perform some verbal command activation? For example, Ichigo often yells Bankai: Tensa Zangetsu However, I'm pretty sure that I've ...
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What happens if a hollow eats a mod soul in candy form

My brother asked this question to me when I was watching bleach. He said, "What happens if a hollow ate a mod soul, like, when the mod soul is in its candy form, because I know one time Kon was eaten ...
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Does Yachiru ever come back?

In the Bleach anime, Yachiru disappears because she is Kenpachi's Spirit, but does she ever come back?
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In Bleach, if a Shinigami transfers their power to a human, where does their zanpakuto come from?

So, at the beginning of Bleach Rukia attempts to transfer her power to Ichigo but he ends up taking all of them. My question is, say that worked exactly how Rukia thought it would, would he have ...
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Why is Ulquiorra the only Espada with a second release?

In Bleach Ulquiorra is the only Espada with a second release, and he admits he has not shown Aizen. So I have come to a few questions: Why would he not show Aizen how powerful he is? Why is he the ...
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Why and how is it that Yoruichi can transform into a cat?

I have heard different theories like her mother was a cat demon, she has a kudo no one else has, or the cat is a really advanced gigai. I would really like to know if any of these are true and if not ...
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Are there any bleach movies that cover anime episodes?

Do any of the bleach movies cover episodes in the anime like the Resurrection F movie covered the Resurrection F saga?
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What was it that Ichimaru Gin wanted to avenge?

I just finished watching Bleach. I wonder what was it about Matsumoto Rangiku that Ichimaru Gin wanted to avenge/protect? Also, what would he have been thinking after he successfully extracted the ...
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Which episodes of Bleach are filler?

I want to watch Bleach, but the anime has a lot of filler content not in the manga. I'd rather not watch the filler content and only watch the episodes which are directly related to the plot. To be ...
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When does soul society arc start and finish?

What episode does it start and what episode does it finish? Also what manga chapter does it start at and what manga chapter does it finish at?
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Is the weird transition after the fight between Ichigo and Grimmjow deliberate?

I recently got to the episode in the anime where Ichigo fought with Grimmjow in Hueco Mundo after Inoue healed them both. However, even though the episode ends at the scene where it looked like ...
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Who are Byakuya and Juushirou referring to in chapter 117?

At the beginning of chapter 117 of Bleach, Juushirou Ukitake says, "Byakuya... Who is he?" (referring to Ichigo) and Byakuya replies, "He's not related. At least not ... to the one you're thinking of. ...
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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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How did Rukia become an unwitting carrier of the Hogyoku and executor of pre-planned events?

There is great contrast: Aizen managed to insert it without Rukia knowing. later, he stated that extraction would be fatal (but it did not actually kill Rukia). How did Aizen insert it into Rukia? ...
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Where and how does the Bleach anime diverge from the manga?

I've seen almost all of the Bleach anime (at least what's been released dubbed), and I'm now interested in reading the manga. However, when the manga closely follows the anime I've already seen, I ...
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I need answers on the Bleach anime and manga [duplicate]

I watched the Bleach anime up until the last episode that was released, and I want to start reading the manga now, but I don't want to read and repeat things that I've already watched in the anime. So ...
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When is Bleach: Can’t Fear Your Own World set?

i got an email from Viz Media talking about a a new Bleach novel. the description in the email says Bleach: Can’t Fear Your Own World, Vol. 1 (Novel) Go deeper into the world of Bleach with the ...
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Why Does Ichigo look different after he gets his soul reaper powers back?

Why in the fullbring arc he looks different when his powers are restored I mean his Zanpaktuou looks slightly different but his robe in normal and bankai state are different why is that? Also is ...
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Why do shinigami bleed?

This is a question really about how the spiritual body is "comprised" How and why do shinigami bleed, have internal organs etc, it is shown they do not need food, so why a digestive tract at all. All ...
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When do the Bleach Movies occur in relation to the anime?

I'm wondering at what point in the anime series of Bleach do each of the movies occur? This way, when I watch the series I can stop at a specific point to watch the appropriate movie.
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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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Why did Aizen kidnap Orihime in Bleach?

I remember that Aizen kidnapped Orihime but I don't remember if it was explained well why this happened. I have several hypothesis but not sure if they are true: Was it that the Hogyoku didn't work ...
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What did the Vasto Lorde do before Aizen showed up?

Soul Reapers cleansed souls that turned to hollows, either naturally or ones the invaded from Hueco Mundo. Soul Society organized all of this. Quincy’s did the same thing basically. So what did the ...
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What do we know about Ichigo's father?

In the anime, Ichigo's father, Isshin, is shown to have captain level powers, but I think that it was never mentioned that he was a substitute shinigami. So where does he get his powers? Also, why ...
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What are the techniques/fighting styles displayed in Bleach?

In the series, a number of different styles are shown among the different characters. Some fight using their Zanpakutō, others use Kidō. Do all of these derived from a similar source? Are there other ...
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How does Renji become stronger than Rukia?

I only have the anime to go on so maybe there's an explanation in the manga. It seems clear that Ichigo is stronger than Rukia was in episode 1 at the point of his first battle with Renji. In fact it ...
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Where is Yoruichi's Zanpakuto?

Since the beginning, we see Yoroichi does not wield a Zanpakuto, but isn't it strange? Isn't she a Shinigami and the Zanpakuto is so important for them? It's true that she has her own fighting style, ...
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Was any of the movies based off anything from the manga?

In regards to the Bleach Movies (Memories of Nobody, Diamond Dust Rebellion, Fade to Black and Hell Verse) were any of them based off anything from the Manga? or are they just as much filler as the ...
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What forms did Ichogo start and then bankai to in Anime War episode 4?

I just discovered Anime War on YouTube. It's a fanfic story/compilation/moshpit/glorious hack with Dragonball, One Punch Man, Bleach, and lots of other popular anime characters. In episode 4 of the ...
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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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