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Fair use rationale

Byakuya Kuchiki uses Utsusemi to avoid Zommari Rureaux's attack.


Bleach Anime by Studio Pierrot

Portion of copyrighted work used

Episode 196

Purpose of Image

To illustrate this technique.




Something of higher quality

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Appears on these pages

  • Hohō/Image Gallery

    Byakuya uses Senka on Ichigo Kurosaki. Yoruichi uses Utsusemi to fool Byakuya Kuchiki.

  • Utsusemi

    Utsusemi (空蝉, Cast-Off Cicada Shell; Viz "Cicada Shell") is an advanced Shunpo technique. It...

  • Utsusemi/Image Gallery

    Yoruichi Shihōin uses Utsusemi to avoid an attack by Byakuya Kuchiki. Byakuya uses Utsusemi to...

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current14:42, December 30, 2017Thumbnail for version as of 14:42, December 30, 2017190 × 108 (9.26 MB)SunXia (Talk | contribs)never liked the random white tiny white pixals the last gif maker i used did on this fight due to the dim light so wanted to fix
20:54, June 28, 2016Thumbnail for version as of 20:54, June 28, 2016190 × 108 (7.05 MB)SunXia (Talk | contribs)Higher Resolution, no watermark or subtitles
10:04, July 22, 2010Thumbnail for version as of 10:04, July 22, 2010190 × 108 (1.37 MB)Tinni (Talk | contribs){{Fair use rationale | Description = Byakuya using Utsusemi | Source = Bleach Anime | Portion = Episode 197 | Purpose = To illustrate the Hoho article | Resolution = Medium | Replaceability = With a similar i