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Why is Ulquiorra the only Espada with a second release?

Answer to first question: A. Just in case. Ulquiorra’s a pretty careful guy. He likes to make plans. And stick to them. So it’s possible that he hides his second release just because he knows ...
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Why does Yhwach/Juhach call Ichigo that?

Yhwach is Ichigo's father in spiritual meaning. He was the first Quincy and he has the ability to give a part of his power to others. By giving that power, the other person would turn into a Quincy as ...
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Is this girl really from Bleach?

This isn't a Bleach character. This is, as you guessed, Lightning from Final Fantasy XIII, at least according to this page on TheAnimeGallery.
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What is Jinta and Ururu's Identity?

I would like to start off by saying that their race hasn't been explicitly stated in either of the Anime/Manga, so we can only theorize what race they might be from. Most of the evidence points to ...
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What are the similarities and differences between Reiatsu and Chakra?

Well, one of the main differences is most likely that chakra in Naruto seems to be a power exclusive to living things (like animals, plants and humans) while reiatsu in Bleach is more of a general ...
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Name of Zaraki Kenpachi's Zanpakuto?

As of today's (16-04-2014) manga chapter (chapter 577) we got to know how Zaraki Kenpachi's Zanpakuto looks and what its name is. The name of his Zanpakuto is Nozarashi. Also, in order to get into ...
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Was Urahara's Bankai ever revealed or hinted at?

As of yet, Urahara's Bankai has never been revealed. We know that he is capable of it, but he has never actually used it on-panel. Back when Ichigo was still working to attain his Bankai (Chapter 132)...
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What happened to Yachiru?

The very last page of Bleach #668 gives a few clues. Yachiru suddenly appears out of nowhere and says to Kenpachi: She then touches him, which causes: She ends the exchange with explaining to him: ...
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Anime song (I think Naruto)

I hummed the song in Soundhound and it recognized it thanks a lot guys! It's Aqua Times - ALONES It's the 6th Bleach opening theme song.
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What is the typical equipment/clothing for a Soul Reaper?

Clothing It's actually relatively simple for the "standard shinigami". They will wear: a Shihakushō (死覇装, Garment of Dead Souls), the black .. thingy which comprises of: a white shitagi (...
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What anime/manga are the sword and the dog in this image from?

The dog is a smaller version of Sadaharu from Gintama From http://fc09.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2010/088/b/4/_Gintama_Fanart_1__by_Chinchi_Commissions.jpg The colour of the dog is of course Pikachu. ...
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Which clockwisality should the swastika be in Bleach-related contexts?

The Zanpakuto article in Bleach wiki says that Bankai is written 卍解. The Bleach article in Wikipedia Japanese also mentions lots of 卍解, but no 卐解 found. Both 卍 and 卐 can be read Man/Ban in Japanese. ...
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Why is Momo Hinamori even a vice-captain?

From the Wikia article on Gotei 13: Lieutenants function as executive officers for their division, taking care of or supervising day-to-day operations. Along with their captains, they are not ...
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Why did the Bleach anime stop airing? And did the manga also end its serialization?

According to Wikipedia, the original run of Bleach anime in Japan has finished since March 2012. It seems that you follow the English dub, which finished airing on November 1st, 2014, so you don't ...
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Why did Aizen kidnap Orihime in Bleach?

The answer lies in Ichigo's existence. At the end of the battle between Aizen and Ichigo, Ichigo noted that Aizen's sword is filled with loneliness. Before Ichigo, there was no one of the same level ...
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Has a bankai ever been silently activated?

Yes, it has. After re-reading the manga, this happens twice. Once when Ichigo fights Ulquiorra for the first time in Las Noches And again in his fight against Grimmjow
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Where is Yoruichi's Zanpakuto?

While there is no definitive answer at this point many of the theories out there are plausible. I however, personally think that one of the most overlooked and underestimated answers is that she ...
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Is Grimmjow Jaegerjaquez alive?

Grimmjow is still alive, as revealed in Chapter 624 of the Manga. Both he and Nel show up to help Ichigo and friends take down the quincies. (Image courtesy of here).
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Is Zangetsu restored after Ichigo gets his powers back?

If you're talking about before the Fullbring arc, Ichigo still has Zangetsu up until the point where he uses Mugetsu to incapacitate Aizen enough for Urahara to seal him. It's at that point that he ...
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How did no one notice that Rukia's special order was defective?

What I don't get is how no one knew it was defective. Kisuke Uruhara knew that the container contained Kon. According to Kon's History entry in Bleach Wikia: Kon was one of the last Mod-Souls ...
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Aizen vs Everyone

The requirement for Kyoka Suigetsu's Kanzen Saimin is that Aizen needs to have everyone see it released once, that is going from normal form into its shikai form. After that, whenever Aizen activates ...
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Was Urahara's Bankai ever revealed or hinted at?

In chapter 664, Urahara was finally forced to use his Bankai. This happens on the final page of the chapter. It summons a giant person: In Chapter 665, As can be seen in the above picture where ...
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Gender of person who sings Bleach's eleventh opening (Anima Rossa)?

According to Wikipedia Porno Graffitti (ポルノグラフィティ Poruno Gurafiti), also known as Porno (ポルノ Poruno) is a Japanese male rock band from Innoshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. Current and Past ...
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Which Lieutenant is Renji not counting?

At the time the 13th Division did not have a vice captain. After Kaien Shiba's death sometime before the start of the series, the position goes a while unfilled, with the duties being covered by the ...
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Has Ichigo's soul cutter existed before him?

This answer can only be explained with a big spoiler. Those who hasn't read Bleach till the latest chapter and wish not to be spoiled might better avoid reading this altogether. Note: the way I ...
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After the conclusion of his last fight, is Kisuke Urahara dead?

The official status of Urahara is Unconfirmed. While the evidence seems to indicate that he died with Yoruichi and Grimmjow trapped in Askin's Gift Ball, Kubo also gave them a way out. Nel was ...
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When did the event related to Rurichiyo Kasumioji really happen?

It's a filler arc, that does not contain canon material. The anime creators were forced to insert this new arc randomly in the middle of the Hueco Mundo arc as the anime was catching up too fast with ...
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Which episodes of Bleach are filler?

There are several sources online that show which episodes are filler and which are canonical. Here is a link to one that I know for sure covers all of Bleach, they also have other anime as well. http:/...
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How does Aizen's sword work?

The special ability of Kyōka Suigetsu is Kanzen Saimin (完全催眠, Complete Hypnosis). It controls the five senses to the point where it can make the target misinterpret another person's form, shape, mass,...
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What happened to Rukia?

The last time she appeared was at manga chapter 604 - REVITALIZE (until now). As the manga is still ongoing (currently it is at chapter 608), she will keep on appearing at the following chapters. ...
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