Chunks of ice float past Hōzukimaru's face.
Hōzukimaru wonders where the captains are.
Hōzukimaru states it is not like Muramasa to let a Shinigami go.
Ikkaku faces off against Hōzukimaru.
Hōzukimaru strikes at Ikkaku.
Hōzukimaru agrees to perform the Tsuki-Tsuki Dance.
Ikkaku and Hōzukimaru perform their Tsuki-Tsuki Dance in order to prove Hōzukimaru's identity.
Hōzukimaru and Ikkaku perform the Tsuki-Tsuki Dance.
Hōzukimaru assumes a battle stance.
Hōzukimaru jabs at Ikkaku.
Ikkaku slashes at Hōzukimaru.
Hōzukimaru activates his Bankai.
Hōzukimaru asks Ikkaku if this is all he has got.
Hōzukimaru observes Byakuya's arrival in the cave of the Zanpakutō spirits.
The Zanpakutō spirits arrive.
appear around Byakuya, Rukia, Renji, Hōzukimaru, and the other Zanpakutō spirits with Shunpo.
Hōzukimaru notes the Zanpakutō spirits have been surrounded.
Ikkaku and Hōzukimaru clash.
Hōzukimaru punches Ikkaku in the stomach.
Ikkaku appears next to Hōzukimaru.
Ikkaku and Hōzukimaru attack each other as they pass each other in midair.
Hōzukimaru blocks Ikkaku's stabs with Hōzukimaru.
Ikkaku jabs Hōzukimaru in the chest.
Ikkaku blocks Hōzukimaru's spade.
Hōzukimaru stands with his spade over his shoulder.
Hōzukimaru smashes his guandao into Ikkaku.
Ikkaku hits Hōzukimaru with the tasseled half of Hōzukimaru.
Ikkaku attacks Hōzukimaru.
Hōzukimaru's guandao cracks.
Hōzukimaru raises the central blade of Ryūmon Hōzukimaru over his head.
Hōzukimaru glows with red Reiatsu.
Hōzukimaru's Reiatsu surges around him.
Hōzukimaru attacks Ikkaku with his empowered Bankai.
Hōzukimaru stabs a Gillian.
Ikkaku and Hōzukimaru discuss Muramasa's betrayal.
Hōzukimaru exerts his Reiatsu.
Ikkaku and Hōzukimaru cut through a Gillian's face in perpendicular directions.
The underground waterway exploration group assembles.
The group walks along the underground waterway.
Hōzukimaru notes this place has a creepy feeling about it.
Hanatarō and Hōzukimaru discuss the ghost stories surrounding the underground waterway.
The group hurtles out of the hole.
The tentacles close around them.
A large shadow appears underneath the group.
The group sits on another walkway.
The masked figure appears.
Hōzukimaru and Nanao pursue the figure.
Hōzukimaru demands to know what Hisagomaru did with Ikkaku.
The Tōjū appears before Hōzukimaru and Nanao Ise
Hōzukimaru manifests in Hōzukimaru's hands.
Hōzukimaru is constricted by two tentacles.
Several Shinigami and their Zanpakutō spirits sit in Ichigo's room.
Hōzukimaru subdues several Shinigami with brute strength.
Saru, Hebi, and Kazeshini meet with Hōzukimaru and Ruri'iro Kujaku.
Senbonzakura's blade petals disperse the mist around Hōzukimaru.
Ikkaku and Hōzukimaru pool their Reiatsu in closing the Garganta.