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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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What happened to the Senkai Gates during Inoue's kidnapping?

In the Hueco Mundo arc, Episode 139, 19th minute, the passage between gates should be closing from behind but the narrowing of the passage wasn't approaching and though Inoue stayed there for a lot of ...
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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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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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Was Urahara's Bankai ever revealed or hinted at?

I used to watch and read Bleach before, but I stopped following the series after the defeat of Aizen. Urahara's Bankai is a mystery to me, and since I'm no longer updated, I don't know if there's ...
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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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What anime/manga are the sword and the dog in this image from? [closed]

I can figure the rest of this image out, but I just don't know what anime/manga the sword and the dog are from. Can someone help me out?
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Is Zangetsu restored after Ichigo gets his powers back?

This is really several questions. I do not read the manga so I'm certain this is likely covered there. First, is Zangetsu fully restored after Ichigo's powers are restored? Does he look different? ...
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What happens when an evil con-hollow dies?

Aaroneiro and Szayel Appollo go to hell in an episode meant to promote The Hell Verse movie. Logically, they should split into individual souls and the evil souls go to hell and the rest are ...
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Which chapter in the Bleach manga corresponds to the last episode in the anime? [duplicate]

I watched the Bleach anime first, and I heard that the continuation is only in the manga. So if it's possible, I'd like to know which chapter corresponds to the end of the anime to start reading. I ...
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What's the difference between Toshiro and Ichigo's Zanpakuto lore?

In the series, it's explained that Zangetsu is a part of Ichigo and was suppressing his powers. Since he didn't want Ichigo to become a shinigami, he was practically always hindered Ichigo, as one day ...
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Why did Bleach anime stop airing? And did Bleach 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 Bleach anime has been released since then. And yet, I don't believe that the anime has reached ...
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Where is Aizen after the Quincies wreak havoc in Seireitei?

Where is Aizen Sousuke after the Quincies wreak havoc in Seireitei? Last time he was seen, he was meeting the Quincy king, Ywach, and Ywach mentioned that during the short meeting, Aizen used his ...
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What happened to Rukia?

It's been a long time since I watched Bleach, but what ever happened to Rukia? Is it true that she vanished or something like that?
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What's the name of Kuchiki Rukia's real parents?

In Bleach, Kuchiki Rukia is said to be nurtured by the Kuchiki family. Can anyone tell me the names of her real parent?
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What is the typical equipment/clothing for a Soul Reaper?

As the title says, I'm interested in what the typical equipment is for a Soul Reaper and if there is any difference in equipment... ... they have when operating in the World of the Living as opposed ...
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Why was the ending to the Arrancar arc so brief?

I started watching Bleach probably a month ago and quickly found it to be quite interesting. But there are some things I just don't get. For example Aizen... I thought Aizen was awesome. He commands ...
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Is this girl really from Bleach?

On some sites which have ads I've been seeing the following image possibly NSFW if you look hard enough Now I've only seen up to episode 130 and I've never seen her before. However she kind of looks ...
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Aizen vs Everyone

During the battle: Aizen vs. The Gotei 13 & The Visored (Episode 292, 293 and 294), Aizen was stabbed by Shinji, Suì-Fēng, Shunsui and Hitsugaya. However, it turned out that Hinamori was stabbed ...
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Anime song (I think Naruto) [closed]

I have a song stuck in my head and I THINK it's from Naruto or Bleach but I am not sure. I am sure it's from an anime though. http://vocaroo.com/i/s0su2gQh82mV Any ideas?
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How does Hollow exorcism work?

In Bleach, season 1 episode 3 (around 19:00) Orihime's brother, who is a Hollow, stabs himself with Ichigo's Zanpakuto. Soul Reapers are supposed to have the power to exorcise the Hollows to send ...
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How does Giriko's 'Time Tells No Lies' Fullbring work?

I have read the wiki on his power but it still does not make sense to me. I would argue that the way Giriko's Fullbring works is very inconsistent, but am hoping for a decent explanation. The first ...
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Where does Aizen make this quote about self-rightfulness?

I was looking for one specific quote from Sousuke Aizen but I was not able to find it, I googled it and watch some of the scenes that I believe he says it but didn't really find it. If I recall ...
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Why are Shinigami and their Zanpakuto so different?

Through all of the episodes containing Muramasa when the Shinigami's Zanpakuto materialize, some of them are very different from each other. Mainly Hisagi and his Zanpakuto Kazeshini. Even after he is ...
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Why does Rukia fall for so long when getting thrown by Yammy?

So Rukia gets grabbed by Yammy in Las Noches: Yammy then throws her at the ground, but she is falling for more than a couple of minutes: But Ichigo jumps from above the sky in Las Noches and makes ...
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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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Bleach timeline question - Rurichiyo Kasumioji

While they're invading Hueco Mondo, they keep cutting away to the princess and her story, but when on earth did that happen? Did they help her before or after going there? I need these things ...
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During the Substitute Shinigami arc, it is mentioned that Ichigo and Ginjo are Substitute Shinigami. What does this mean?

During the Substitute Shinigami arc, it is covered that both Ichigo and Ginjo are Substitute Shinigami (Ginjo being and ex-Substitute Shinigami). How does one become a Substitute Shinigami, what does ...
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What type of weapon is Nnoitra's zanpakuto?

In the Espada Arc, Kenpachi fights Nnoitra.I was trying to explain Nnoitra to my friend but I couldn't figure out what kind of weapon it was, is it a scythe or what?
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Who else besides Ichigo has a transformation bankai?

I know that in the Seireitei there are many different kinds of bankais and was wondering if Ichigo is the only one that full on transforms when he activates his bankai.
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Why was Kugo Ginjo kicked out of the Soul Society?

I remember that Kugo Ginjo used to be a Substitute Shinigami, but he got kicked out and lost his shinigami status. Why did this happen?
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How did Unohana kill people if her zanpaktou was a healing type?

Unohana's Minazuki, as revealed in her fight with Zaraki, is the type that heals. Then how did she go on the murderous rampages that eventually played a part in her earning the title of the first ...
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What is this buzzing sound playing?

I heard this on buzz channel which is an anime channel, and now also in bleach. In episode 2 You can hear it at around 14:00 in this youtube video Does this sound have a specific name? or is it some ...
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How are Vasto Lorde different from the Espada?

There are a lot of threads on the internet that have confusing/contradicting answers, but how are Vasto Lorde different from the Espada?
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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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What was Aizen's plan?

In Bleach, Aizen had an incredibly complicated plan that seemed to span decades and that involved a lot of people he had no control over doing what he wanted them to do? I found it pretty difficult to ...
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How did the “S” quincy heal his eardrums?

The "S" quincy has the special ability to fully recover from damage after hearing the cheers of his followers. However, how did he recover from his wounds after destroying his eardrums in his fight ...
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What was Zangetsu's Task for Ichigo to get Bankai?

When Ichigo is about to start his training to obtain Bankai, Zangetsu fills the area with different swords and tells Ichigo that only one is his true self and all other would break indicating that ...
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How does Aizen's sword work?

In Bleach, Aizen's sword is claimed to be one of the most powerful, as it can control the human senses. As I remember, it was said that if you have seen it once, you've already lost to it. Can someone ...
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Do people in soul society remember their life in the “living” world?

So we've seen that souls (ghost) in the living world retain their memories, even if they've turned into a hollow. However, do those memories get purged when they are sent to soul society? The reason ...
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What does Captain Kurotsuchi do to Nemu in Bleach Episode 200?

What does Captain Kurotsuchi do to bring Nemu back to consciousness after her spirit particles have been absorbed by Szayelaporro? I remember Ishida saying that it couldn't be aired. what exactly ...
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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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Why is Ulquiorra's Cero green?

Normally, all of Ceros are red in color, but why is Ulquiorra's Cero was green? Does it mean that it's more powerful? What makes it so different?
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Is Ichigo technically dead?

When Ichigo is being trained by Kisuke his second lesson involves Ichigo's Chain of Fate being cut, and in order for him to avoid becoming a Hollow he has to become a Soul Reaper. After he gets out ...
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Who are the shadows that speak to Grand-Fisher?

In the first season at episode 8, before Grand-Fisher leaves for the world of the living one of the rocks casts a large shadows before 4 other shadows shoot out and take form on rocks around Grand-...
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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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Are Quincy Christian?

A lot of Quincy objects look crosses, and a number of their attacks reference holy things. For example, there is an attack called "Quincy Vollstandig" which, at least according to the translation I ...
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Did Yamamoto Genryuusai use all his power aganist Aizen?

During the Arrancar war saga in Bleach, Yamamoto fought against Aizen before the arrival of Ichigo. In the end of the fight he used a kidou that almost killed himself tying to defeat Aizen. If I ...
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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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Why did barragan turn against Aizen before he dies?

In the fight against Hachi and Soi-Fong after being mortally wounded, Barragan the way he called them ants throughout the fight why didn't he want to take out Hachi or Soi-Fong my reasoning being he ...
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Which song is featured in this Bleach scene?

In Bleach episode 8, part 3, the song plays a few seconds from 1:52 onwards. Which song from the soundtrack is it?