Nozomi stays at Ichigo's house for the time being, and Kon has been feeling really depressed lately because of what Nozomi admitted. Meanwhile, Suì-Fēng's reigai attacks Kenpachi, but Komamura interrupts and challenges her. As they search for Inaba's laboratory, Urahara makes an attempt to restore Ichigo's lost powers by creating a soul candy, but is discovered by Nanao and Nemu's reigai. Unohana infers that he has used his research to form a zanpakutō that can move through both space and time. As a Soul Reaper, she guides spirits between the living world and the afterlife. Archived from on November 1, 2011.
Ichigo is left to watch as his friends attempt to overpower Yushima, but Yushima finds to a way to break through whatever they try to attack him with. Inaba, revealing his backstory as the one who created modified souls, then ressurects most of the defeated reigai, unleashing their true strength. Original, The Fierce Fighting for Gambled Pride! Archived from on February 11, 2012. Meanwhile, Komamura is having difficulty dealing with Suì-Fēng's reigai, whose speed and abilities seem to outmatch his. Kon is unable to respond, and an unconscious Nozomi is captured by Kira and Nanao's reigai. After using his , Baishin is able to fend off the various Soul Reapers, and is defeated by Ichigo Kurosaki after Ichigo uses his own bankai.
Having no other choice but to rely on her, Ichigo, Uryū, Chad and the remaining lieutenants all direct their spiritual pressure at Nozomi, which she redirects at the four false captains. Kondo no Teki wa Monsutā!? In this arc, Soul Reaper and his friends investigate a series of strange events in the Soul Society where numerous Soul Reapers have disappeared without a trace, with a seemingly large conspiracy at work. Kon manages to find her in a forest, though she is reluctant to return and runs away again. Because Rukia is so weakened by the loss of her energy, Ichigo must take over her role, tracking lost souls and guiding spirits from the living world to the afterlife. Despite finally getting the life he always wanted, Ichigo still feels as if something is lacking, when a mysterious man appears before him.
The hiatus ended on August 28, 2010, with the airing of episode 168 and the show has been regularly airing with new episodes since. The false Ukitake meets up with the false Kyōraku, as they prepare to flee. Nozomi reuinites with Kon and the rest of her friends, but she starts fades away herself. Yoruichi then appears and defeats both of the reigai, saving Hitsugaya. He then proceeds with heading to the Soul Society, where Inaba meets with the unresponsive figure resembling Nozomi, claiming Nozomi will return.
Dressed Up, and a New Chapter Begins! Ichigo is seen still conscious and struggling to catch up with Nozomi. Rukia appears and tells Ichigo to join the Soul Reapers in his room to formulate a strategy on Nozomi's protection. Archived from on December 27, 2010. Kenpachi encounters his false counterpart and engages in fierce combat. Byakuya criticizes his motives and eventually manages to defeat him, though narrowly escaping Hitsugaya's Hyōten Hyakkasō. But when he meets Rukia, a Soul Reaper who battles evil spirits known as.
Compatible device and high-speed, broadband Internet connection required. Archived from on December 28, 2011. Fierce Fight of Amagai vs. Ōmaeda is surprised when his reigai appears to be more attractive than him. Bleach is an action-packed, exciting show that is sure to captivate both old and new anime fans. Meanwhile, Ukitake and Kyōraku's reigai continue their battle with Yamamoto, claiming that they have not lost their pride despite being reigai.
Meanwhile in Karakura Town, Ichigo finds Kon tied up in his closet, which means Nozomi has escaped again. Archived from on December 18, 2010. A Tiny Final Line of Defense?! Inaba, while attacking Ichigo, explains that his lack of purity makes him an erasable anomaly. Unohana's reigai then arrives and meets with her original. Beginning its serialization in 2001, Bleach is still a mainstay in the pages of Weekly Shonen Jump. Inaba escapes to the Soul Society and meets with the reigai.
His life is drastically changed by the sudden appearance of a Shinigami literally, Death god - one who governs the flow of souls between the human world and the afterlife - named Kuchiki Rukia, who arrives in search of a Hollow, a dangerous lost soul. Elsewhere, Mayuri uses his zanpakutō to drug Inaba, which slows down his ability to think. Nozomi's consciousness appears for a moment and asks to be killed, but Yushima takes complete control and unleashes a giant structure that absorbs the spirit particles from the Soul Society. Nozomi offers to be a decoy to prevent Inaba from copying Yamamoto's techniques. Ichigo, Rukia, Uryū and Chad decide to help Nozomi awaken her dormant powers through the same rigorous training that Ichigo underwent to awaken his.
She does awaken and insists that Kon escape at first, but after seeing his persistence and his devotion of trying to save her, being bound by friendship, she tries to help Kon restore Ichigo's spiritual energy. Ikkaku looks like he is about to be delivered the finishing blow by Kenpachi's reigai, but Nozomi arrives and seemingly obliterates Kenpachi's reigai with her zanpakutō. When he meets up with everyone, he states that he saw another one of himself when he was inside the Kōtotsu, leading Urahara to conclude that Ichigo saved himself when he was first swallowed, since there is no time in the Kōtotsu. It focuses more on feelings regarding his mother's death. Revival of the Substitute Team! Meanwhile, Ichigo's hollowfied form finally takes over and escapes the building he was in. In the meantime, Ichigo must take over Rukia's role as a Shinigami, battling Hollows and guiding souls to the afterlife realm known as the Soul Society. An exhausted Ichigo was well aware that Rukia was instructed to prevent Ichigo from fighting hollows and to give him rest, but he knows that he will remain the same way as he has been before.