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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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 ...
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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 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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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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When did the event related to Rurichiyo Kasumioji really happen?

In Bleach, while Ichigo and the gang invading Hueco Mundo, they keep cutting away to Rurichiyo Kasumioji and her story: When did that really happen? Did they help her before or after going there?
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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 ...