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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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Why not a single Shinigami was surprised by fact, that Ichigo has Zanpacto?

As we know from chapter 529 of Bleach, every Shinigami receives his Zanpacto as Asauchi, and Asaushi adapts to soul of his wielder. Which means, that transformation to Shinigami, and obtaining ...
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Do the Quincy know of the consequences of their power?

We know that when a Quincy kills a Hollow, they destroy its soul and cause an imbalance that could destroy Soul Society and the material world if done enough. Are the Quincy aware of this fact? If so,...
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Are Hollows defeated by humans who are not Quincies considered as destroyed or “purified”?

If I remember correctly, Shinigami are "purifying" Hollows with Zanpakuto, cleansing souls and sending them to Soul Society (not counting cases when souls are going to Hell). And regarding Quincy, it ...
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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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How did the last threat disappear in the last chapter?

In the last chapter of Bleach manga, Is it because Kazui comes from and is somehow connected to Yhwach? I am not sure I understand what happened there.
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Why does Zangetsu transform back into shikai mode when cutting Yhwach in half?

Why does Ichigo Kurosaki's Zanpakutō (Zangetsu) transform back into its original form (shikai mode) when cutting Yhwach in half in the latest chapters of the Bleach manga (chapter 684)? Is it because ...
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What happened to Yachiru?

According to the Wikia, Yachiru disappeared leaving her belongings after the fight with Gremmy. She is said to be "gone" by Kenpachi in the penultimate chapter of the original series. I use "original"...
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Does a Reishi rich environment prevent flying?

In Bleach, there are times when we see Soul Reapers (and Visoreds) stand in the air. Examples are like when Ikkaku releases his Bankai during Grimmjow's initial attack, when Shinji first reveals ...
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Plot hole: Why couldn't Rukia and co. visit Ichigo with a gigai?

After the Hueco Mundo arc: . . But couldn't the shinigami come visit in gigai easily? I'm pretty sure Rukia had a thing for Ichigo, so it's kind of weird that she wouldn't come visit at all during ...
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How old are Ururu and Jinta?

Just wonder from beginning, Ururu and Jinta are looks like a child. But as we know they're also have some super strength as a human and a child. So, how old exactly they're before and after time skip?...
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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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How does Getsuga mode works?

It is said that in order to release Final Getsuga Tenshou, Ichigo has to be Getsuga himself. But, what does it mean? How this Getsuga mode worked? Is it only Zangetsu exclusive? Is it cancelable and ...
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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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Who is Prince of Darkness?

When Ichigo was using Hiyori Sarugaki's workout machine, there is some banter with the Visored such as Kensei Muguruma complaining about Lisa Yadoumaru reading swimsuit magazines instead of watching ...
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Why didn't Rukia's power transfer to Kaien dono when she pierce his heart?

In the beginning of series, it is said that Shinigami can transfer his/her power by stabbing a person's heart, just like Ichigo's case both as a human and as a semi-hollow (fullbring), and in the ...
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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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Why did Mayuri kill 28,000 Rukongai citizens?

In The Thousand-Year Blood War arc, Mayuri killed 28,000 Rukongai citizens in order to balance the soul count. According to him, this was done because there were a lot of Hollows disappearing, causing ...
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What will happen human with Shinigami powers died while they are in human form? [closed]

As a human, death is inevitable, even for healthiest person in the world (ageing cannot be stopped). When a normal human die, their soul chain is cut. However, things are different those with ...
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What's the deal with exchanging names in Bleach and other anime?

Okay so I've been watching a lot of Bleach recently and I've noticed a serious trend with the battles. Before they start, both characters introduce themselves to the other. I've tried to do some ...
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Which song plays in episode 56 at 11:32

There's a song at around 11:32 that I really want to know but can't find. I've looked at the sound track and can't find it. I've looked nearly everywhere but to no source!
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Source of Ichigo's shinigami power

...where did Ichigo get his shinigami powers from? (Up until this chapter, I thought he got his shinigami powers from Isshin.)
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Does the Soul Society know exactly where Kisuke Urahara is?

I was under the impression that Kisuke's shop is where it is in order to stay out of the eyes of the Soul Society. Yet during the start of Season 4, Renji is "mooching" off the Urahara Shop, and it ...
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Why does Jushiro Ukitake have an item from Yoruichi's clan?

Before Rukia's execution, Jushiro Ukitake took some time breaking the seal on an item which was later used to destroy the Sokyoku. When Ichigo arrives to save Rukia he is wearing a cape which allows ...
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Why is it Soifon didn't know about Shunkō?

After Rukia is rescued and everyone is off fighting battles, during their fight Soifon says she developed a new technique which she only just perfected and hasn't even gotten a name. however ...
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Is Unohana's compassion for others just an act?

Unohana goes from being the most bloodthirsty, sadistic warrior in the Soul Society to being a kind, motherly person who goes out of her way to heal and help others, even enemies, and who tries to ...
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Has Ichigo's soul cutter existed before him?

I have a problem with the manga Bleach. When Ichigo became shinigami for the first time, it was said that his soul cutter is so big because of his spiritual powers, which means that your soul cutter ...
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What are those Wooden Tube thing?

In Episode 32 when Renji is going through the story of how he and Rukia met and became Soul Reapers, at the start when we see what his life was like in Rukongi District 78 - Hanging Dog, the Old Man ...
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Which Lieutenant is Renji not counting?

When Ichigo fight Renji in Season 2, after he smashes Ichigo into a wall he then says then if Ichigo was somehow able to defeated him there are 11 other Lieutenants and 13 other Captains. Including ...
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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 was Gin Ichimaru plotting when he encountered Ichigo at the Hakuto Gate?

After the Captain's meeting in Episode 24, Sosuke Aizen asks what Gin Ichmaru was planning and that he "wont get away with it" and to "not underestimate me". given the context at that point in the ...
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Why was Rukia's head covered when she was escorted to/from the Repentance Cell?

When Rukia was transported to the Repentance Cell after the use of the Sokyoku for her execution was authorized her head was covered with a white cloth. and i recall alter on when she is escoted to ...
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How did no one notice that Rukia's special order was defective?

In Episode 6, when Rukia went to replenish her supplies from Kisuke, she asked about her special order in which Kisuke sent Ururu to look for it. After looking at it, Kisuke said that the one Rukia ...
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What Happens to a Sub Soul when a Soul Reaper reclaims their Gigai?

When we see Rukia use Soul Candy to leave her Gigai, the Sub Soul, Chappy, appears to have a very distinct personality. So when a Soul Reaper leaves their Gigai leaving it to the Sub Soul, what ...
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Why weren't Gigai used for Spearhead?

When Rukia was explaining how Mod Souls were created for Project Spearhead, she said the project was scrapped because forcing corpses to fight was immoral. But why weren't Gigai considered? Unlike ...
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What is the music that plays in Bleach Episode 46 ~19:54

Can you guys tell me what the name of the music that plays in Bleach episode 46 around 19:54. When Aizen and Ichimaru arrive to save the students from hollows. I love this song and can't find the name ...
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Captains' reiatsu levels after donating to Ichigo

When the captains and vice captains gave their powers in Urahara's sword to restore Ichigo's powers, did they permanently lose part of their powers?
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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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Where to read Bleach from after the Ichigo & Aizen fight in the anime?

I watched the anime up to the Aizen battle and when Ichigo lost his powers. What chapter in the manga should I read from? (I don't want to watch the rest of the anime).
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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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Gender of person who sings Bleach's eleventh opening (Anima Rossa)?

My favourite Bleach song is the eleventh opening: Anima Rossa by Porno Graffiti. My sister, who is a big fan of Bleach, says it's a male who sings it. I, who is only on episode 86, believes it is a ...
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In the Bleach manga, does Byakuya really die in Bleach 502?

In the Bleach manga-volume 57, chapter 502, page 56-you see My question is: is Byakuya really dead, here, or does he come back and whatnot? This scene looks as though he is, but we've seen desperate ...
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Why is Momo Hinamori even a vice-captain?

OK, so all I know about what good she is at : Using kidou Being a victim of the villain Also, she's always being protected and can't look after herself There are so many other Shinigamis with better ...
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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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If Yhwach has absorbed all of soul kings powers, does it mean that he absorbs Mimihagi and Ukitake as well?

Since Ukitake becomes the right hand of the soul king and fuses himself with Mimihagi, will Ukitake's soul be affected after Yhwach absorbs the soul king?
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Which clockwisality should the swastika be in Bleach-related contexts?

In the context of Bleach, which clockwisality should the swastika have? Should it be "卍解", or "卐解"? Or are both valid? Doing a google image search for both of them gets Bleach-related hits.
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Where can I read Bleach legally?

I live in Norway. Is there a site where I can read Bleach online legally? I have tried to look, but I have not found a suitable site yet.
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Why is Bleach called what it is? [duplicate]

The anime Bleach has to do with soul reapers and stuff, but not actually Bleach. So, I'm not getting why it's called Bleach. Mind explaining, anyone?
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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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Does the Bleach anime stick to the manga's plot?

Does the anime series of Bleach stick to the manga's plot? Or is it like the original Fullmetal Alchemist series where the anime is its own thing and doesn't follow the story of the manga?
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What are the similarities and differences between Reiatsu and Chakra?

What are the similarities and difference between Reiatsu from Bleach and Chakra from Naruto? I've felt that they both are similar, like it's a part of the individuals' insides/spirit/soul and also it ...