English Bisection
Kanji 両断
Technique Type Zanjutsu
User Shinigami

Ryōdan (両断, Bisection)[1] is a kendō technique.


Grasping his or her sword with both hands, the practitioner brings it down with enough force to cut an opponent in half down the middle.[2][3][4]

Known Practitioners


  1. Bleach Official Character Book UNMASKED; page 153
  2. 2.0 2.1 Bleach manga; Chapter 311, pages 17-19
  3. Bleach manga; Chapter 312, pages 1-6
  4. Bleach anime; Episode 202

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