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The following are arcs that are not considered canon and therefore do not truly fit in the timeline.

Bount Arc

Date Fights, Battles & Events Image
Unknown Amount of Time Ago Ran'Tao begins experiments that ended with the accidental creation of the Bount. Original Bount Experiment
Ran'Tao is exiled from Soul Society due to aiding the Bount Ran&#039;Tao is summoned to Central 46
The Bount attempt an invasion of Soul Society with aid from the Quincy, but are killed trying to do so. No Image Available
The Bount Cain trains with Gō Kōga, but is killed by his Doll Ep83KogaCain
Jin marries Yoshino Sōma Kariya Saves Yoshino
Maki Ichinose leaves the Eleventh Division and joins the Bount Ep77KariyaHelpsIchinose
1st September 2001 The second school semester begins.
Renji Abarai arrives in Karakura Town of the Living World.
Ep64RenjiArrivesAtKarakuraHigh
1st September Orihime Inoue is kidnapped by three mysterious assailants. Sora And Orihime
2nd September Ichigo and his friends discover Orihime's disappearance and play along with her captors to free her. Ep65RirinOnPhone
2nd September Two of the assailants, Kurodo and Noba reveal themselves and kidnap Chad. Ep65FakeOrihime
2nd September Ichigo, Renji, and Uryū find Chad and Orihime after a maze game. The female assailant, Ririn, asks them to meet her at the school yard the next day. Ririn and her cohorts are revealed to be Mod-Souls Noba loses pill
3rd September After getting to the schoolyard, Ririn reveals that one of the people in Ichigo's group is actually an imposter, and that they need to guess who's the fake before noon, which is when Ririn "eliminates" the rest of the school populace. Ririn and her clock
3rd September in Soul society Captain Jushiro Ukitake sends Captain Sui-Feng to the Human World to investigate a mysterious disappearance. Ukitake closes the Senkaimon for the duration of the investigation. Ep67UkitakeOrdersSenkaimonClosed
3rd September As Ichigo's group tries to figuire out who's the imposter, Ririn begins to kidnap the rest of the school. Ep67PointingFingers
3rd September After Yoruichi Shihōin and Sui-Feng run by, Ichigo guesses that Chad is the imposter. Kurodo reveals to them that they were correct. Ririn challenges them to one final test. Kurōdo posing as Chad frightened
3rd September Evening Ichigo and his friends are sucked up into a mysterious gate and now have to fight the Mod-Souls to save Chad Chad tied with the Mod Souls
3rd September Evening at a train yard Yoruichi and Suì-Fèng investigate an attack on humans and confront a mysterious attacker. SoifonSeesOff
3rd September Evening Ichigo, Uryū, and Renji fight the Mod-Souls. Ichigo discovers he cannot use Bankai, but does realize Kisuke Urahara was the one behind the Mod-Soul attacks. Urahara with the Mod Souls
3rd September Evening Yoruichi informs Urahara, the Mod Souls, and Ichigo's group about the existence of the Bount, and they discuss how to deal with them. Sui Feng reports back to Soul Society. Ep181SuiFengReports
3rd September Evening Ichigo encounters his first Bount and fights it, but struggles until Rukia Kuchiki arives to help. Episode69IchigoVSYoshino
4th September Ryō Utagawa attacks Uryū Ishida, but Yoshino comes and kidnaps him. Ep71FriedGrabsUryū
4th September Evening Ichigo and friends find Uryū in a hospital, where they are attacked by two Bounts Ep72SadoHitsWater
4th September Evening After escaping the hospital, Ichigo and Renji splits from the group to fight the Bount, which is destroyed by Ganju Shiba when he arrives. No Image Available
5th September Ichigo and his friends once again confront Utagawa. Ep71RyōFacesGang
5th September Uryū is once again kidnapped by Yoshino, but is then kidnapped by the Bount Go Koga Ep75IshidaCaptured
5th September at the Bount Mansion Ichigo and friends discover the Bount Mansion and invade it to rescue Uryū Bount Mansion
5th September at the Bount Mansion After fighting Ichigo, Utagawa decides to betray Jin Kariya, but is slain by Maki Ichinose. Ep76IchinoseKillsRyo
5th September at the Bount Mansion Urahara and his employees stage a rescue and destroy the Bount Mansion No Image Available
5th September evening at the Bount Mansion Yoshino fights, but is killed by, Jin Kariya Kariya Kills Yoshino
5th September evening Jin Kariya creates the Bitto Kariya Creates Bitto
5th September evening in an alley Orihime, Rukia, and the Mod-Souls confront the Bount Yoshi, then Mabashi. Rukia gets possessed, but Shuhei Hisagi helps fend off the Bount and save Rukia Hisagi Saves Orihime
5th September evening at a street Renji tries to defend Keigo Asano from the Bitto, but is injured as a result. Ep82BittoRenji
5th September evening at a street Ururu Tsumugiya, Chad, Rangiku Matsumoto, and Noba confront Sawatari and eventually force him to retreat. Episode87ChadBattlesBaura
6th September The Shinigami meet up in a cave and begin exploring it, eventually encountering Ugaki and his doll, which they eventually slay. Higa Zekko B
6th September in the new Bount hideout Ichigo confronts Jin Kariya, but with the help of Uryū, he and the remaining Bount escape to Soul Society. 91Arrow enters
6th September in Soul Society After going through the Senkaimon, Ichigo and friends prepare to do battle. Kariya recruits thugs to help him breach the Sereitei. No Image Available
6th September Night in Soul Society Ichigo and Byakuya Kuchiki confront Kariya, but Ran'Tao interferes with the fight. Episode95ThreeWay
6th September Night in Soul Society [[Zaraki Kenpachi confronts and defeats Maki Ichinose Ep98FinalClash
7th September outside the Sereitei Gates Jin Kariya begins his invasion of the Seretei Episode92BountInvasion
7th September in the Seretei Sui-Feng fights and kills Mabashi Ep100SuiFengAttacks
7th September in the Seretei Mayuri Kurotsuchi confronts and kills Sawatari Sawatari encounters Mayuri Kurotsuchi
7th September in the Soul Society Uryū fights and kills Yoshi, but is grievously wounded. Ran'Tao comes to his aid Ep103UryuSurprisesYoshi
7th September Night in the Soul Society Toshirō confronts the Bount Gō Koga and brings him to near death. Koga Versus Dragon
8th September in the Sereitei The Gotei 13 begins sealing the Jokaisho around the Sereitei. No Image Available
8th September in the Sereitei Uryu and Ran'Tao try to fight Jin Kariya, but both eventually are wounded or left powerless. Jin retreats to Sokyoku hill. 106Kariya appears
8th September in the Sereitei Ichigo and Kariya begin their final clash, with Ichigo being the victor. Jin vs ichigo

Kasumiōji Conspiracy

Note: Events occurring in this arc are only in the anime and do not constitute canon material.


Zanpakutō Rebellion

Note: Events occurring in this arc are only in the anime and do not constitute canon material.

Time of Day Event Image
Morning
The Rebellion Begins: Rise of Muramasa
Muramasa (Zanpakutō spirit) brings Hyōrinmaru to the other members of his rebellion. 230Hyorinmaru walks
Morning
The Rebellion Begins: Rise of Muramasa
Ichigo Kurosaki notices Zangetsu can hear something he cannot. 230Ichigo notices
Afternoon
The Rebellion Begins: Rise of Muramasa
Renji Abarai and Byakuya Kuchiki spar with each other. 230Byakuya appears
Afternoon
The Rebellion Begins: Rise of Muramasa
Senbonzakura Kageyoshi harms Byakuya, to his surprise. 230Blade petal slashes
Late Afternoon
The Rebellion Begins: Rise of Muramasa
Tōshirō Hitsugaya fails to communicate with Hyōrinmaru in his inner world. 230Hyorinmaru shatters
Late Afternoon
The Rebellion Begins: Rise of Muramasa
Rangiku Matsumoto reveals Haineko is not responding to her, which Isane Kotetsu reveals is happening with Itegumo as well. 230Rangiku tells Hitsugaya
Early Evening
The Rebellion Begins: Rise of Muramasa
Katen Kyōkotsu, Sōgyo no Kotowari, and Minazuki seemingly take Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto hostage. The Zanpakuto arrive at the 1st Division barracks
Night
The Rebellion Begins: Rise of Muramasa
The captains and lieutenants of the Gotei 13, as well as Rukia Kuchiki, are summoned to Sōkyoku Hill. 230Rangiku asks
Night
The Rebellion Begins: Rise of Muramasa
Chōjirō Sasakibe arrives and collapses from severe injuries. 230Chojiro collapses
Night
The Rebellion Begins: Rise of Muramasa
Muramasa confronts the assembled Shinigami. 230Muramasa confronts
Night
The Rebellion Begins: Rise of Muramasa
Kokujō Tengen Myō'ō attacks Sajin Komamura when he attempts to attack Muramasa. Ep230SajinBankaiAttacksHim
Night
The Rebellion Begins: Rise of Muramasa
Tenken manifests before Komamura and severely injures him with a single attack. Ep230TenkenDefeatsSajin
Night
The Rebellion Begins: Rise of Muramasa
Several Shinigami try and fail to release their Zanpakutō. 230Whirlwind disperses
Night
The Rebellion Begins: Rise of Muramasa
The Zanpakutō spirits wreak havoc in the Seireitei. 230Explosions occur
Night
The Rebellion Begins: Rise of Muramasa
The Zanpakutō Spirits confront the assembled Shinigami. 230Zanpakuto spirits tower
Night The Shinigami learn of Yamamoto being sealed away. 231Shinigami learn
Night The Shinigami begin clashing with the Zanpakutō spirits. 231Hitsugaya and Senbonzakura clash
Night Gonryōmaru and Kazeshini attack Rukia and Renji. 231Gonryomaru appears
Night Byakuya intervenes and prevents Gonryōmaru from attacking Rukia further by immobilizing him with Bakudō #61. Rikujōkōrō. 231Gonryomaru is immobilized
Night
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Senbonzakura
Byakuya encounters and begins fighting Senbonzakura. Ep231ByakuyaSenbonzakura
Night
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Senbonzakura
Senbonzakura releases Senbonzakura and briefly overwhelms Byakuya with it. 231Byakuya is engulfed
Night
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Senbonzakura
Byakuya and Senbonzakura's fight enters the sewers, where Byakuya defeats Senbonzakura with Hadō #4. Byakurai. Ep252ByakuyaDefeatsSenbonzakura
Night Byakuya deduces who Muramasa is based on what happened to Senbonzakura. 252Byakuya states
Night Sode no Shirayuki attacks Rukia and Renji with Tsugi no mai, Hakuren. 231Sode no Shirayuki attacks
Night A wounded Rukia manages to escape to the Human World via Senkaimon, but Sode no Shirayuki follows her there. 231Senkaimon appears
Night Ichigo finds Rukia while patrolling Karakura Town. Ep231RukiaInjured
Night
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Sode no Shirayuki
Sode no Shirayuki attacks Ichigo, forcing him to engage in combat with her. 231Getsuga Tensho and snow hurtle
Night
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Sode no Shirayuki
Ichigo notices Sode no Shirayuki is using Rukia's techniques. Ep231AvoidsTsukishiro
Night
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Sode no Shirayuki
Sode no Shirayuki distracts Ichigo and escapes via Senkaimon. 231Sode no Shirayuki escapes
Morning Kisuke Urahara sends Yoruichi Shihōin to investigate what happened in Soul Society after Ichigo brings Rukia to him. 231Yoruichi looks
Morning Shunsui Kyōraku, Jūshirō Ukitake, and Retsu Unohana explain what happened to Yoruichi. 231Shunsui says he will help
Afternoon Rukia wakes up and reveals the events of the previous night to Ichigo, Urahara, Orihime Inoue, Yasutora Sado, and Uryū Ishida. Ep231RukiaRecovering
Afternoon Yoruichi returns and reveals what she learned to the group. 231Yoruichi returns
Afternoon Urahara ponders the nature of Muramasa's power because of how Benihime has not been affected. 231Urahara states
Night Rukia leaves for Soul Society without telling anyone, prompting Kurōdo, Noba, and Ririn to go to Ichigo for help. 231Noba, Kurodo, and Ririn fall
Night Yoruichi decides to bring Ichigo with her to Soul Society in order to ensure Rukia's safety. 231Yoruichi states
Early Morning Mayuri deduces the Zanpakutō spirits have completely left the bodies of their wielders, a feat which is supposed to be impossible. 233Mayuri sits
Late Morning Rukia arrives at the 6th Division Barracks. 232Rukia runs
Late Morning Renji reassures Rukia of Byakuya's safety after revealing they have sent a search party looking for him. 232Renji tells
Late Morning Rukia encounters Sode no Shirayuki attacking several unseated Shinigami. 232Sode no Shirayuki freezes
Late Morning Ichigo and Yoruichi arrive in Soul Society. 232Ichigo and Yoruichi arrive
Late Morning
Rukia Kuchiki vs. Sode no Shirayuki
Sode no Shirayuki begins to fight Rukia and quickly proves to be a formidable opponent. Ep232SodeUsesTsukishiro
Late Morning
Rukia Kuchiki vs. Sode no Shirayuki
Rukia recalls attaining her Shikai and wonders why Sode no Shirayuki is filled with hatred toward her. 232Rukia holds
Late Morning
Rukia Kuchiki vs. Sode no Shirayuki
Ichigo arrives in his Bankai and saves Rukia from Tsugi no mai, Hakuren. 232Ichigo stands
Late Morning
Rukia Kuchiki vs. Sode no Shirayuki
Sode no Shirayuki begins to overwhelm Ichigo. 232Chunk of ice covers
Late Morning
Rukia Kuchiki vs. Sode no Shirayuki
Rukia regains her resolve to defeat Sode no Shirayuki. Ep232RukiaAttacks
Late Morning
Rukia Kuchiki vs. Sode no Shirayuki
Rukia binds herself to Sode no Shirayuki with Bakudō #61. Rikujōkōrō to prevent the latter from escaping. 232Rukia binds
Late Morning
Rukia Kuchiki vs. Sode no Shirayuki
Rukia severely injures herself and nearly defeats Sode no Shirayuki by firing Hadō #73. Sōren Sōkatsui at point-blank range. Ep232SōrenSōkatsui2
Late Morning Muramasa saves Sode no Shirayuki and confronts Ichigo. Ep232MuramasaAppears
Late Morning Senbonzakura converses with Hōzukimaru and Ruri'iro Kujaku about their motivations. 233Ruri&#039;iro Kujaku begins
Late Morning Muramasa explains his motivations and beliefs to Ichigo, and reveals he lured Ichigo here to free Zangetsu from his control. 233Muramasa reveals
Late Morning
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Muramasa
Ichigo begins to battle Muramasa. 233Muramasa blocks
Late Morning
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Muramasa
Muramasa turns the tables on Ichigo by using his Illusions on him. 233World begins
Late Morning
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Muramasa
Muramasa pulls Zangetsu out of Ichigo's body. 233Muramasa pulls
Late Morning
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Zangetsu
Ichigo is forced to fight Zangetsu, who quickly overwhelms him. 233Ichigo blocks
Late Morning Unohana, Isane, and Nemu Kurotsuchi discuss Mayuri's findings. Unohana agrees to undergo Mayuri's examination, and they are informed of Ichigo's current battle. 233Unohana asks
Late Morning
Hollow Ichigo vs. Zangetsu
Hollow Ichigo takes over Ichigo's body and begins to overpower Zangetsu. 233Ichigo grabs
Late Morning
Hollow Ichigo vs. Zangetsu
Hollow Ichigo completely takes over Ichigo's body. 233Reiatsu emanates
Late Morning
Hollow Ichigo vs. Zangetsu
Hollow Ichigo seemingly defeats Zangetsu with a powerful Cero and prepares to fight Muramasa. Ep233MuramasaHollowfiedIchigo
Late Morning
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Muramasa
Ichigo manages to free his body from Hollow Ichigo's control, but falls unconscious from the effort. 233Hollow form breaks
Late Morning A Riteitai updates Shunsui on the current status of the Zanpakutō spirit search. 234Riteitai reports
Late Morning Several Shinigami search for the Zanpakutō spirits. 234Hitsugaya stands
Late Morning Shunsui, Ukitake, and Unohana discuss current events, and Unohana reveals her agreement to undergo Mayuri's examination. 234Shunsui, Ukitake, and Unohana discuss
Late Morning Two Shinigami update Shūhei Hisagi on their search for the Zanpakutō spirits. 234Shinigami report
Late Morning Kazeshini appears and cuts the two Shinigami down, causing Hisagi to realize who he is. 234Tornado appears
Late Morning Renji searches for Byakuya and encounters his Zanpakutō spirit, Zabimaru. 234Renji encounters
Late Morning Rukia wakes up, and Isane explains to her what is happening at the moment. 234Rukia asks
Late Morning
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Muramasa
Ichigo wakes up in his inner world. 234Ichigo lies
Late Morning
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Muramasa
Muramasa infiltrates Ichigo's inner world, and Ichigo attacks him. 234Ichigo runs
Late Morning Saru and Hebi reveal themselves, and prove to be very belligerent and stubborn toward each other. 234Saru and Hebi argue
Late Morning Saru and Hebi reveal they were told to follow their instinct and prepare to fight Renji. 234Reiatsu flares
Late Morning
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Muramasa
Muramasa draws Hollow Ichigo out from the depths of Ichigo's soul. Ep234HandsIchigoChest
Late Morning
Shūhei Hisagi vs. Kazeshini
Kazeshini proves to be a considerably difficult opponent for Hisagi. 234Hisagi notices
Late Morning
Shūhei Hisagi vs. Kazeshini
Kazeshini reveals he left Hisagi because Hisagi does not understand what Kazeshini truly wants. 234Kazeshini holds
Late Morning
Renji Abarai vs. Zabimaru
Renji fights Saru and Hebi, who belittle his power and argue with each other. 234Hebi tells
Late Morning
Hollow Ichigo vs. Muramasa
Muramasa attempts to awaken Hollow Ichigo's true instincts and turn him against Ichigo, but Hollow Ichigo remains unaffected and attacks Muramasa instead. 234Muramasa approaches
Late Morning
Hollow Ichigo vs. Muramasa
Muramasa clashes with Hollow Ichigo and resolves to enlist him. 235Hollow Ichigo slashes
Late Morning Shunsui and Ukitake ponder how a Shinigami defeating their manifested Zanpakutō spirit could result in them losing their Zanpakutō forever. 235Shunsui frowns
Late Morning
Renji Abarai vs. Zabimaru
Saru and Hebi repeatedly overpower Renji. 235Renji blocks
Late Morning
Renji Abarai vs. Zabimaru
Saru and Hebi reveal they left Renji because they have grown tired of his weakness. 235Saru proclaims
Late Morning
Renji Abarai vs. Zabimaru
Renji tries and fails to release his Shikai. 235Renji glows
Late Morning
Shūhei Hisagi vs. Kazeshini
Kazeshini overwhelms Hisagi with his sneaky fighting style. 235Hisagi cries
Late Morning
Shūhei Hisagi vs. Kazeshini
Hisagi resolves to kill Kazeshini because he no longer wants to deal with him, but Kazeshini catches him off-guard. 235Kazeshini stands
Late Morning
Hollow Ichigo vs. Muramasa
Muramasa continues to fight Hollow Ichigo and notes there are no mistakes in his fighting style because Hollow Ichigo relies solely on instinct. Ep235HollowIchigoAttacks
Late Morning
Hollow Ichigo vs. Muramasa
Hollow Ichigo explains his true instinct of taking over Ichigo's body to Muramasa, who decides to destroy him because Hollow Ichigo intends to stand in his way. 235Hollow Ichigo explains
Late Morning
Renji Abarai vs. Zabimaru
Saru and Hebi continue to overpower Renji, who they believe is refusing to fight seriously. 235Zabimaru grinds
Late Morning
Renji Abarai vs. Zabimaru
Saru reveals they consider Renji a weakling because he is unwilling to kill his own Zanpakutō spirit. 235Saru asks
Late Morning
Hollow Ichigo vs. Muramasa
Muramasa resorts to immobilizing Hollow Ichigo with his Spiritual Threads upon realizing he cannot keep up with him otherwise. 235Tentacles constrict
Late Morning
Renji Abarai vs. Zabimaru
Hebi mercilessly beats Renji, who contemplates why he is weak. 235Hebi slams
Late Morning
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Muramasa
Ichigo frees Hollow Ichigo by severing Muramasa's Spiritual Threads with a Getsuga Tenshō, and reveals he did so because Hollow Ichigo is a part of him. 235Getsuga Tensho hurtles
Late Morning
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Muramasa
Ichigo forces Muramasa out of his inner world through sheer willpower. 235Ichigo glows
Late Morning
Renji Abarai vs. Zabimaru
Renji regains his resolve to fight Saru and Hebi, and successfully releases his Shikai. 235Renji successfully releases
Late Morning
Shūhei Hisagi vs. Kazeshini
Kazeshini defeats Hisagi, but is confronted by Izuru Kira. 236Hisagi is slashed
Late Morning
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Zangetsu
Ichigo attacks Muramasa in the real world, but Zangetsu confronts him once more. 236Zangetsu blocks
Late Morning
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Zangetsu
Zangetsu activates his Bankai, Tensa Zangetsu, while Hollow Ichigo allows Ichigo to draw on his power in exchange for not donning his Hollow mask. 236Zangetsu activates
Late Morning
Renji Abarai vs. Zabimaru
Renji fights evenly against Saru and Hebi with his Shikai, and proclaims he will destroy them. 236Renji proclaims
Late Morning
Shūhei Hisagi vs. Kazeshini
Izuru prepares to fight Kazeshini in order to protect Hisagi. 236Izuru assumes
Late Morning
Shūhei Hisagi vs. Kazeshini
Izuru manages to hold his own against Kazeshini. 236Izuru deflects
Late Morning
Shūhei Hisagi vs. Kazeshini
Izuru immobilizes Kazeshini with Bakudō #37. Tsuriboshi and escapes with Hisagi. 236Kazeshini hits
Late Morning
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Zangetsu
Ichigo fights Zangetsu, who unleashes a powerful Getsuga Tenshō. 236Zangetsu fires
Late Morning
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Zangetsu
Ichigo learns he cannot activate his Bankai without Zangetsu's spirit inside of his Zanpakutō. 236Ichigo attempts
Late Morning
Renji Abarai vs. Zabimaru
Upon realizing Renji can fight evenly against them with his Shikai, Saru and Hebi activate their Bankai, Hihiō Zabimaru. 236Saru activates
Late Morning
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Zangetsu
Zangetsu reveals he only wishes to find out who is stronger between himself and Ichigo. 236Zangetsu states
Late Morning
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Zangetsu
Ichigo resolves to defeat Zangetsu in order to prove his strength. 236Hollow Ichigo tells
Late Morning
Renji Abarai vs. Zabimaru
Saru and Hihiō Zabimaru easily overpower Renji. 236Renji struggles
Late Morning
Renji Abarai vs. Zabimaru
Saru and Hebi deactivate their Bankai, believing Renji cannot defeat them. 236Hihio Zabimaru reverts
Late Morning
Renji Abarai vs. Zabimaru
Realizing Saru and Hebi can predict his usual fighting style, Renji resorts to using Kidō. 236Renji uses Shakkaho
Late Morning
Renji Abarai vs. Zabimaru
Hebi steals Renji's Zabimaru, which falls apart because of how much damage it has taken. 236Segments fall apart
Late Morning
Renji Abarai vs. Zabimaru
Renji destroys the cables connecting the segments of his Shikai with Hadō #31. Shakkahō, allowing him to defeat Saru and Hebi with Higa Zekkō. 236Zabimaru shatters
Late Morning
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Zangetsu
Ichigo and Zangetsu continue to clash, with Zangetsu gradually overpowering Ichigo. 236Ichigo and Zangetsu clash
Late Morning
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Zangetsu
Zangetsu decides to end the fight by firing another Getsuga Tenshō, but Ichigo manages to fire an even more powerful one with Hollow Ichigo's help, defeating Zangetsu in the process. 236Hollow mask appears
Late Morning Several Shinigami notice the resulting column of energy from Ichigo's strengthened Getsuga Tenshō. 236Izuru heals
Late Morning Muramasa escapes after learning why Ichigo was willing to defeat Zangetsu. 236Muramasa&#039;s body disperses
Late Morning Renji learns Saru and Hebi are still alive within his sword, and that they have come to their senses. 236Renji learns
Late Morning Zangetsu explains to Ichigo how Muramasa brainwashes the Zanpakutō spirits. 236Zangetsu explains
Late Morning Muramasa realizes Ichigo may be instrumental in his plans. 236Muramasa says
Early Evening Ichigo discusses the true nature of Muramasa's brainwashing with Shunsui, Ukitake, and Unohana. 237Ichigo sits
Early Evening Ichigo theorizes that they can only get their Zanpakutō spirits back by fighting and defeating them. 237Ichigo states
Early Evening Renji, Saru, and Hebi arrive, and Renji reveals Saru and Hebi do not remember anything about what happened. 237Renji walks
Early Evening Gegetsuburi and Kazeshini argue over the strength of their masters. 237Gegetsuburi says
Early Evening Haineko and Tobiume get in a fight over what they believe men want in a woman. 237Hyorinmaru watches
Early Evening Muramasa arrives and informs the other Zanpakutō spirits that he wants Ichigo captured alive, which they agree to do. 237Muramasa informs
Late Evening Ichigo meets with Rukia about Byakuya's fate. 237Ichigo meets
Late Evening Ikkaku Madarame arrives and asks Ichigo if he really managed to get his Zanpakutō spirit back. 237Ikkaku asks
Late Evening Byakuya enters the local archives after knocking out the Shinigami guarding it. 237Byakuya enters
Late Evening Marechiyo Ōmaeda leads a group of Shinigami toward the archives on orders from Suì-Fēng to check if a Zanpakutō named Muramasa ever existed. 237Marechiyo leads
Late Evening Marechiyo discovers the unconscious Shinigami after he trips over one of them. 237Marechiyo discovers
Late Evening Gegetsuburi and Hōzukimaru effortlessly defeat the Shinigami accompanying Marechiyo. 237Shinigami are defeated
Late Evening Marechiyo meets Gegetsuburi face-to-face, and initially gets along very well with him. 237Omaeda pats
Late Evening Marechiyo prepares to fight Gegetsuburi after the latter insults his sense of fashion. 237Omaeda draws
Late Evening Accompanied by Ikkaku, Ichigo accidentally knocks Marechiyo unconscious when he kicks down a large chunk of a nearby wall. 237Ichigo notes
Late Evening
Ikkaku Madarame vs. Hōzukimaru
Hōzukimaru attacks Ikkaku upon seeing him. 237Ikkaku vs. Hozukimaru
Late Evening
Ikkaku Madarame vs. Hōzukimaru
Ikkaku and Hōzukimaru perform their Tsuki-Tsuki Dance to prove Hōzukimaru's identity. 237Ikkaku and Hozukimaru perform
Late Evening
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Gegetsuburi
Gegetsuburi attacks Ichigo while the latter is stunned by Ikkaku and Hōzukimaru's dance. 237Gegetsuburi attacks
Late Evening
Ikkaku Madarame vs. Hōzukimaru
Ikkaku and Hōzukimaru begin fighting in earnest, with Ikkaku wondering why he is wounding Hōzukimaru so easily. 237Hozukimaru jabs
Late Evening
Ikkaku Madarame vs. Hōzukimaru
Hōzukimaru makes use of the sansetsukon form of his spear to catch Ikkaku off-guard. 237Hozukimaru separates
Late Evening
Ikkaku Madarame vs. Hōzukimaru
Hōzukimaru activates his Bankai after Ikkaku proclaims the real fight is about to begin. 237Hozukimaru activates
Late Evening
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Gegetsuburi
Gegetsuburi attacks Ichigo when the smoke from Hōzukimaru's Bankai envelops them, and performs several more sneak attacks in rapid succession. 237Ichigo vs. Gegetsuburi
Late Evening'
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Gegetsuburi
Ichigo defeats Gegetsuburi by cutting his Shikai in half with a Getsuga Tenshō, the force of which sends the two halves crashing into Gegetsuburi, who is knocked out. 237Gegetsuburi is hit
Late Evening
Ikkaku Madarame vs. Hōzukimaru
Hōzukimaru effortlessly overpowers Ikkaku with his Bankai, but their fight is interrupted by the Onmitsukidō. 237Keigun surround
Late Evening
Hōzukimaru proclaims he is bored with their fight and makes his escape. 237Hozukimaru spins
Late Evening The Onmitsukidō captures Gegetsuburi and bring him to the Shinigami Research and Development Institute. 237Keigun hold
Late Evening Ichigo pursues Hōzukimaru, but is engulfed by a mass of blade petals. 237Ichigo is engulfed
Late Evening Ichigo activates his Bankai to free himself, but notices Byakuya standing on a nearby tower before vanishing. 237Byakuya stands
Night Unohana and Isane make preparations to tend to the large amount of patients. 238Shinigami greets
Night Shunsui and Ukitake discuss how no one has fought the Zanpakutō spirit of a captain yet before wondering what has happened to Byakuya. 238Shunsui and Ukitake discuss
Night Rangiku meets up with Momo Hinamori. Ep238Rangiku with Hinamori
Night Ichigo moves toward a forest in an attempt to figure out what is going on. 238Ichigo says
Night Muramasa limps through the Forest of Menos and effortlessly kills a Hollow before noticing a group of Gillians in the distance. 238Hollow is bifurcated
Night Haineko and Tobiume search for Hyōrinmaru in the forest. 238Haineko and Tobiume search
Night Haineko and Tobiume are confronted by Senbonzakura, who asks them where Muramasa is before leaving. Ep238Three Zanpakuto
Night Haineko and Tobiume notice Ichigo running through the forest, and decide to confront him. 238Haineko and Tobiume see
Night Haineko and Tobiume attack Ichigo, who is annoyed by their bickering and runs off in search of Byakuya. 238Sash wraps
Night Haineko and Tobiume give chase, forcing Ichigo to prepare to fight them, but Rangiku and Momo appear and confront their Zanpakutō spirits, allowing Ichigo to continue his search. 238Momo and Rangiku appear
Night Muramasa confronts the Gillians, who attack him. 238Gillians stand
Night Haineko reveals she left Rangiku because she did not like feeling old around her. 238Haineko asks
Night Tobiume reveals she left Momo because she does not wish to remain with someone as weak as Momo is. 238Tobiume reveals
Night
Rangiku Matsumoto vs. Haineko
Rangiku and Haineko clash several times, with Rangiku promising to defeat Haineko if she does not return voluntarily. 238Rangiku and Haineko clash
Night
Momo Hinamori vs. Tobiume
Tobiume claims Sōsuke Aizen left Momo because she is too weak, prompting Momo to angrily attack her. Ep238TobiumeEvades
Night
Rangiku Matsumoto vs. Haineko
Haineko releases her Zanpakutō and begins to overwhelm Rangiku with it. 238Rangiku runs
Night
Momo Hinamori vs. Tobiume
Momo sends Tobiume crashing into Haineko with Bakudō #37. Tsuriboshi, causing them to begin arguing once more. 238Tobiume crashes
Night While searching for Byakuya, Ichigo is attacked by several ice dragons. 238Ichigo destroys
Night Hyōrinmaru appears and reveals Muramasa told him to remain far away from Ichigo before surrounding him with more ice dragons, which trap Ichigo in a column of ice. 238Ice dragons appear
Night Ichigo activates his Bankai to free himself, prompting Hyōrinmaru to realize Ichigo is not his master. 238Ichigo activates
Night Hyōrinmaru reveals he does not remember his name or master, and uses Sennen Hyōrō to trap Ichigo. 238Hyorinmaru uses
Night Hitsugaya arrives and reveals Hyōrinmaru's identity and master to him. Hitsugaya appears before Hyorinmaru
Night Muramasa limps away from the Gillians after destroying all of them. 238Muramasa limps
Night Muramasa encounters a Vasto Lorde. 239Muramasa sees
Night
Momo Hinamori vs. Tobiume
Tobiume claims she is only trying to help Momo, who momentarily stops fighting. 239Tobiume tells
Night
Momo Hinamori vs. Tobiume
Tobiume attacks Momo and reveals she wishes to destroy Momo's naive world. 239Momo crashes
Night
Rangiku Matsumoto vs. Haineko
Rangiku and Haineko continue to battle, with Haineko claiming Rangiku is past her "expiration date". Ep239HainekoPunchesRangiku
Night
Rangiku Matsumoto vs. Haineko
Haineko manages to visibly anger Rangiku, who lashes out at her. 239Rangiku grabs
Night
Momo Hinamori vs. Tobiume
Tobiume claims Momo does not have any friends, and that all of her coworkers are simply pretending to be her friends as part of their jobs. 239Tobiume says
Night
Rangiku Matsumoto vs. Haineko
Haineko surrounds Rangiku with her Shikai, prompting Rangiku to begin chanting the incantation for Hadō #31. Shakkahō. 239Shakkaho forms
Night
Momo Hinamori vs. Haineko
Momo uses Bakudō #9. Hōrin, but captures Haineko instead of Tobiume, to the latter's surprise. 239Horin extends
Night
Rangiku Matsumoto vs. Tobiume
Rangiku fires Hadō #31. Shakkahō, which sends Tobiume flying away when it explodes upon hitting a nearby tree. 239Shakkaho hurtles
Night
Momo Hinamori vs. Tobiume
Momo binds Tobiume with Bakudō #9. Hōrin as well and merges the two spells, resulting in Haineko and Tobiume being bound to each other. 239Haineko asks
Night Rangiku and Momo reveal they fought Haineko and Tobiume individually in order to distract them. 239Rangiku says
Night Momo explains why she views growing old as a good thing. 239Momo says
Night Rangiku and Momo sigh in exasperation as Haineko and Tobiume continue to bicker. 239Rangiku and Momo sigh
Night Hyōrinmaru shocks Hitsugaya by claiming the latter is not powerful enough to be his master. 239Hitsugaya expresses
Night Hyōrinmaru reveals he is only choosing to follow Muramasa for now, and that his real goal is to find his true master. 239Hyorinmaru states
Night
Tōshirō Hitsugaya vs. Hyōrinmaru
Hyōrinmaru begins to fight Hitsugaya in order to determine if the latter is his master. 239Hyorinmaru attacks
Night
Tōshirō Hitsugaya vs. Hyōrinmaru
Hitsugaya attempts to bind Hyōrinmaru with Bakudō #63. Sajō Sabaku, but Hyōrinmaru freezes and shatters it before summoning a storm. 239Column forms
Night
Tōshirō Hitsugaya vs. Hyōrinmaru
Hyōrinmaru proves he can overpower Hitsugaya's Kidō attacks. 239Hyorinmaru encases
Night
Tōshirō Hitsugaya vs. Hyōrinmaru
Hyōrinmaru completely overwhelms Hitsugaya with an ice dragon. 239Hitsugaya is overwhelmed
Night
Tōshirō Hitsugaya vs. Hyōrinmaru
Hyōrinmaru reveals he is searching for a place to call his own, causing Hitsugaya to recall his past where he was seeking the same thing. 239Hyorinmaru reveals
Night
Tōshirō Hitsugaya vs. Hyōrinmaru
Hitsugaya successfully releases his Shikai, prompting Hyōrinmaru to wonder how it is possible for Hitsugaya to be using his power. Hitsugaya releases his Shikai before Hyorinmaru
Night
Tōshirō Hitsugaya vs. Hyōrinmaru
Hitsugaya uses Ryūsenka, which encases himself and Hyōrinmaru in a huge amount of ice. Hitsugaya fights Hyōrinmaru (spirit)
Night
Tōshirō Hitsugaya vs. Hyōrinmaru
Within the ice, Hyōrinmaru finally remembers who Hitsugaya is. 239Hyorinmaru realizes
Night Hyōrinmaru shatters the ice and acknowledges Hitsugaya as his master in his spirit form before carrying him to the ground. 239Hyorinmaru stands
Night Muramasa defeats and absorbs the Vasto Lorde. 239Muramasa emits
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Ichigo continues to search for Byakuya as Senbonzakura watches from afar. 240Senbonzakura watches
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Mayuri prepares to experiment on Gegetsuburi, though Marechiyo intervenes. 240Mayuri states
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Despite Marechiyo's efforts to stop him, Mayuri has Nemu kill Gegetsuburi, who does not revert to his sword form. 240Blue substance leaves
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Rangiku and Momo have several Shinigami transport Haineko and Tobiume to the 4th Division barracks. 240Shinigami transport
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Rangiku and Momo encounter Ichigo when the former crashes into the latter. 240Rangiku sits
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Ichigo informs Rangiku and Momo that Hyōrinmaru is taking care of Hitsugaya after their battle. 240Ichigo informs
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Muramasa emerges from a Garganta nearby. 240Muramasa stumbles
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
After briefly conversing with Muramasa on their seemingly intertwined fates, Ichigo prepares to fight him. 240Ichigo draws
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Muramasa momentarily binds Ichigo, Rangiku, and Momo with his Spiritual Threads, but loses concentration when his mysterious illness begins acting up. 240Blood trickles
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Ichigo attacks the weakened Muramasa, but Senbonzakura intercept him. 240Senbonzakura blocks
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Senbonzakura activates his Bankai before engulfing Rangiku and Momo in a flood of blade petals. 240Senbonzakura activates
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Ichigo saves Rangiku and Momo by activating his Bankai and deflecting the blade petals with a Getsuga Tenshō. Ichigo protects Momo and Rangiku
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Byakuya knocks out the Shinigami transporting Haineko and Tobiume, whom he frees. 240Byakuya knocks out
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Momo moves an unconscious Rangiku away from the battlefield. 240Momo holds
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Ichigo and Senbonzakura begin to battle, with Senbonzakura initially catching Ichigo off-guard with his speed. 240Ichigo appears
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Ichigo creates speed clones to confuse Senbonzakura. Ichigo creates clones with shunpo
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
After withstanding a Getsuga Tenshō, Senbonzakura traps Ichigo within Gōkei. Ichigo trapped inside Gokei
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Ichigo survives the collapse of the blade petal sphere by donning his Hollow mask. 240Ichigo wears
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Senbonzakura uses Senkei, and he and Ichigo attack each other. 240Senbonzakura uses Senkei
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Initially believing he gathered enough Reiryoku to withstand Ichigo's attack, Senbonzakura is enraged when part of his mask shatters as a result of their clash. Senbonzakura&#039;s mask shatters
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Senbonzakura prepares to attack Ichigo once more, but Byakuya prevents him from doing so. Byakuya stops Senbonzakura
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Though Ichigo initially believes Byakuya has arrived to fight Senbonzakura himself, Byakuya proves him wrong by firing Hadō #33. Sōkatsui at Ichigo. 240Byakuya fires
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Byakuya reveals he is joining the Zanpakutō spirits because he understands their motivation to follow their own path. 240Byakuya says
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Byakuya, Senbonzakura, and Muramasa escape behind a flurry of blade petals. Byakuya &amp; Senbonzakura - Escape
Afternoon
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Ichigo informs Renji, Shunsui, Ukitake, Unohana, and Nanao Ise of Byakuya's betrayal. 241Ichigo informs
Afternoon
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Rangiku and Momo visit Hitsugaya in the hospital. Ep241HitsugayaRecovering
Afternoon
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Ukitake and Unohana discuss how the Shinigami can regain their Zanpakutō spirits and what would happen if a Zanpakutō spirit were killed by anyone other than its master. 241Ukitake says
Afternoon
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Shunsui decides it would be best to inform the other Shinigami of Byakuya's betrayal instead of letting rumors circulate, and Ukitake states he will inform Rukia of it in person. 241Shunsui admits
Late Afternoon
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Rukia learns of Byakuya's betrayal. 241Rukia expresses
Early Evening
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Byakuya arrives at the cave of the Zanpakutō spirits. 241Byakuya arrives at the cave
Early Evening
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
The Zanpakutō spirits refuse to believe Byakuya has truly defected to their side. 241Kazeshini laughs
Early Evening
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Senbonzakura orders Byakuya to kill Sode no Shirayuki, an action which would prevent Rukia from ever using her Zanpakutō again, as a test of loyalty. 241Sode no Shirayuki expresses
Early Evening
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Not believing Byakuya is willing to do this, the other Zanpakutō spirits prepare to attack him. 241Hozukimaru and Ruri&#039;iro Kujaku manifest
Early Evening
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Sode no Shirayuki
To the surprise of the Zanpakutō spirits, Byakuya attacks Sode no Shirayuki with full force. 241Sode no Shirayuki blocks
Early Evening
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Sode no Shirayuki
Sode no Shirayuki attempts to catch Byakuya off-guard with her Zanpakutō techniques. 241Icy circle forms
Early Evening
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Sode no Shirayuki
Byakuya binds Sode no Shirayuki with Bakudō #63. Rikujōkōrō before killing her. Byakuya defeats Sode no Shirayuki
Early Evening
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Muramasa accepts Byakuya's resolve and reveals he has a job for Byakuya to do. 241Muramasa says
Evening
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Rukia searches Byakuya's office for clues before falling asleep. 241Rukia searches
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Rukia wakes up and feels an immense Reiatsu. 241Rukia feels
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Rukia finds Byakuya standing in a ruined hallway. 241Rukia finds
Night
Byakuya's Betrayal: Revealed
Senbonzakura returns the broken Sode no Shirayuki to Rukia. 241Rukia clutches
Night
Renji Abarai vs. Senbonzakura
Senbonzakura attempts to attack Rukia, but Renji intercepts his strike. 241Rukia clutches
Night
Renji Abarai vs. Byakuya Kuchiki
Renji proclaims he must detain Byakuya as a material witness and attacks him, but Byakuya manages to briefly subdue him because Renji is currently unable to release his Shikai. 241Byakuya pins
Night
Zabimaru vs. Byakuya Kuchiki & Senbonzakura
Saru and Hebi intervene, destroying a nearby wall and attacking Byakuya and Senbonzakura. Renji Abarai and Zabimaru vs. Byakuya Kuchiki and Senbonzakura
Night
Zabimaru vs. Senbonzakura
Saru kicks Senbonzakura through a nearby wall in order to begin settling their "unfinished business". 241Saru kicks
Night
Renji Abarai vs. Byakuya Kuchiki
Renji resumes his fight with Byakuya. 241Renji attacks
Night
Zabimaru vs. Senbonzakura
Saru and Hebi continue to fight relatively evenly against Senbonzakura. 241Saru blocks
Night
Renji Abarai vs. Byakuya Kuchiki
Without access to his Shikai, Renji is forced to fight in a more unorthodox manner. 241Renji prepares
Night
Zabimaru vs. Senbonzakura
Saru and Hebi manage to briefly overwhelm Senbonzakura with their teamwork in battle. 241Hebi attacks
Night
Renji Abarai vs. Byakuya Kuchiki
Renji continues to pressure Byakuya through pragmatic use of Kidō and Zanjutsu, and proclaims he will force Byakuya to tell him everything. 241Byakuya blocks
Night
Zabimaru vs. Senbonzakura
Saru and Hebi activate their Bankai. 241Saru and Hebi activate
Night
Renji Abarai vs. Byakuya Kuchiki
Renji continues to clash with Byakuya while promising to make the latter explain his actions to Ichigo, Rukia, and the captains. 241Renji clashes
Night
Renji Abarai vs. Byakuya Kuchiki
Hihiō Zabimaru fires Hikotsu Taihō, destroying the building they are in and engulfing Senbonzakura in a large beam of red energy. 241Hihio Zabimaru generates
Night
Zabimaru vs. Senbonzakura
Senbonzakura activates his Bankai before engulfing Saru and Hebi in a swarm of blade petals, defeating them. 241Senbonzakura activates
Night
Renji Abarai vs. Byakuya Kuchiki
Byakuya fires Hadō #4. Byakurai at Renji from behind, defeating him. 241Byakuya fires
Night Kazeshini, Gonryōmaru, Hōzukimaru, Tenken, and Ruri'iro Kujaku arrive to help Byakuya. The other Zanpakuto appear
Night Ichigo, Suì-Fēng, Yumichika Ayasegawa, Izuru, Ikkaku, and the Onmitsukidō confront Byakuya and the Zanpakutō spirits. 241Keigun appear
Night The Keigun prepare to attack the Zanpakutō spirits. 242Keigun draw
Night Kazeshini begins attacking the Keigun, prompting the other Zanpakutō spirits to follow suit. 242Kazeshini cuts
Night Izuru intercepts Kazeshini in order to stop his rampage. 242Izuru blocks
Night Ikkaku and Hōzukimaru decide to finish the fight they started earlier. 242Ikkaku and Hozukimaru clash
Night Suì-Fēng attacks Gonryōmaru, but decides to fight Tenken as well when he attacks her. 242Sui-Feng attacks
Night Yumichika and Ruri'iro Kujaku move to a rooftop far away and exchange polite conversation with each other. 242Yumichika and Ruri&#039;iro Kujaku exchange
Night Ruri'iro Kujaku takes offense to Yumichika referring to him as Fuji Kujaku and promises to kill him if Yumichika does so again. 242Ruri&#039;iro Kujaku expresses
Night
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Senbonzakura
After confirming Rukia and Renji are okay, Ichigo attempts to attack Byakuya, only for Senbonzakura to intercept him. 242Ichigo clashes with Senbonzakura
Night As Renji prepares to fight Byakuya once more, Saru and Hebi reveal they are still conscious and able to fight. 242Saru pushes
Night
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Senbonzakura
Ichigo and Senbonzakura both activate their Bankai after the latter realizes Shikai will not be enough. 242Ichigo activates
Night Ruri'iro Kujaku critiques Yumichika's appearance, much to the annoyance of the latter. 242Ruri&#039;iro Kujaku lifts
Night
Suì-Fēng vs. Tenken & Gonryōmaru
Suì-Fēng kicks Gonryōmaru into a building and uses Utsusemi to dodge a surprise attack from Tenken. 242Sui-Feng kicks
Night
Suì-Fēng vs. Tenken & Gonryōmaru
Angered by Suì-Fēng not knowing who he is because of Chōjirō's lack of a presence within his own division, Gonryōmaru creates a storm. 242Electricity crackles
Night
Izuru Kira vs. Kazeshini
Izuru manages to dodge Kazeshini's kusarigama while only getting his sleeve cut, prompting Kazeshini to claim he is a coward for running away. 242Izuru looks
Night
Izuru Kira vs. Kazeshini
After theorizing that Kazeshini is the manifestation of Hisagi's darkest impulses, Izuru attacks him. 242Izuru slashes
Night
Izuru Kira vs. Kazeshini
When Kazeshini attempts to attack him from afar, Izuru fires Hadō #31. Shakkahō to deflect Kazeshini's kusarigama. 242Explosion occurs
Night
Ikkaku vs. Hōzukimaru: Final Fight
Hōzukimaru battles Ikkaku and seemingly overpowers him. Ep242IkkakuPunched
Night
Ikkaku vs. Hōzukimaru: Final Fight
Ikkaku successfully releases his Shikai and begins to fight evenly against Hōzukimaru. 242Hozukimaru blocks
Night
Ikkaku vs. Hōzukimaru: Final Fight
After crashing into a building, Hōzukimaru activates his Bankai and begins to overwhelm Ikkaku once more. Ep242IkkakuBankaiClash
Night
Ikkaku vs. Hōzukimaru: Final Fight
After knocking Ikkaku into a lake with his guandao, Hōzukimaru reveals he left Ikkaku because of how he acts like a "badass" without having the skills of one. 242Ikkaku falls
Night
Ikkaku vs. Hōzukimaru: Final Fight
Ikkaku resumes his battle, but Hōzukimaru cuts Hōzukimaru in half. 242Hozukimaru is cut
Night
Ikkaku vs. Hōzukimaru: Final Fight
Despite having had his Shikai cut in half, Ikkaku continues to fight effectively, and eventually shatters Hōzukimaru's guandao. 242Guandao cracks
Night
Ikkaku vs. Hōzukimaru: Final Fight
Hōzukimaru resorts to using the central blade and activates the special ability of his Bankai. 242Reiatsu surges
Night
Ikkaku vs. Hōzukimaru: Final Fight
Hōzukimaru attacks Ikkaku and nearly overpowers him. 242Hozukimaru attacks
Night
Ikkaku vs. Hōzukimaru: Final Fight
Ikkaku regains his resolve and defeats Hōzukimaru in an explosion of Reiatsu. 242Column extends
Night After congratulating Ikkaku, Hōzukimaru collapses as Ikkaku does the same. Ep242IkkakuWins
Night Isane and Tetsuzaemon Iba meet up and decide to provide backup for the other Shinigami, but Ashisogi Jizō confronts them. 243Ashisogi Jizo confronts
Night Isane and Iba express shock at Ashisogi Jizō's appearance. 243Iba wonders
Night
Isane Kotetsu & Tetsuzaemon Iba vs. Ashisogi Jizō
When Ashisogi Jizō begins to emit poisonous gas from its mouth, Isane knocks it into a nearby building with Hadō #1. Shō, and Iba cuts the building in half. 243Iba slashes
Night
Isane Kotetsu & Tetsuzaemon Iba vs. Ashisogi Jizō
Isane and Iba decide to inform Mayuri, but are confronted by Haineko and Tobiume. 243Haineko and Tobiume appear
Night
Suì-Fēng vs. Tenken & Gonryōmaru
Gonryōmaru's storm causes rain to begin falling, which Suì-Fēng notes might diminish the power of Tenken's fire-based abilities. 243Sui-Feng notes
Night
Suì-Fēng vs. Tenken & Gonryōmaru
Angered by Suì-Fēng's belittling of his power, Gonryōmaru begins attacking her with powerful bolts of lightning. 243Lightning surges
Night
Suì-Fēng vs. Tenken & Gonryōmaru
When Gonryōmaru slams a large sphere of electricity into her, Suì-Fēng activates Shunkō and destroys the sphere, dispersing the storm clouds in the process. 243Sui-Feng holds
Night
Suì-Fēng vs. Tenken & Gonryōmaru
Suì-Fēng punches Gonryōmaru away and prepares to battle Tenken head-on. 243Sui-Feng catches
Night Suzumebachi interrupts the battle by attacking Suì-Fēng. 243Homonka forms
Night Suzumebachi appears before Suì-Fēng and criticizes her for worshiping Yoruichi. 243Suzumebachi appears
Night
Yumichika Ayasegawa vs. Ruri'iro Kujaku
Ruri'iro Kujaku easily overwhelms Yumichika with his powerful physical attacks. 243Ruri&#039;iro Kuajku attacks
Night
Yumichika Ayasegawa vs. Ruri'iro Kujaku
After discussing what he perceives to be Ikkaku's defeat with Yumichika, Ruri'iro Kujaku releases his Zanpakutō and slams Yumichika into a wall with his vines. 243Ruri&#039;iro Kujaku releases
Night
Isane Kotetsu & Tetsuzaemon Iba vs. Ashisogi Jizō
Haineko and Tobiume attack Isane and Iba, with Isane countering Haineko's Shikai by firing Hadō #31. Shakkahō at it. 243Fireball hurtles
Night
Isane Kotetsu & Tetsuzaemon Iba vs. Ashisogi Jizō
As Haineko and Tobiume argue over their roles in the fight, Ashisogi Jizō emerges from the rubble and attacks Isane with its Paralyzing Retractable Blades, leaving her unable to move her legs. 243Ashisogi Jizo extends
Night Hyōrinmaru stands by Hitsugaya's beside and assures him that his friends will not be defeated so easily. 243Hyorinmaru stands
Night
Isane Kotetsu & Tetsuzaemon Iba vs. Ashisogi Jizō
Tobiume prepares to throw a fireball at Isane, only for Momo to appear and attack her bell. 243Momo attacks
Night
Isane Kotetsu & Tetsuzaemon Iba vs. Ashisogi Jizō
As Rangiku confronts Haineko, Ashisogi Jizō releases poisonous gas, prompting the lieutenants to flee. 243Sphere forms
Night
Isane Kotetsu & Tetsuzaemon Iba vs. Ashisogi Jizō
Momo tries to buy time by firing Hadō #31. Shakkahō, but this only angers Ashisogi Jizō, who activates its Bankai and continues to pursue the lieutenants. Ep245JizoChasesVCs
Night After Konjiki Ashisogi Jizō passes by them, Rangiku, Momo, Iba, and Isane collapse as its poison takes effect. 245Rangiku collapses
Night
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Senbonzakura
Senbonzakura overwhelms Ichigo with his Bankai, but Ichigo frees himself with a Getsuga Tenshō as Byakuya looks on, having defeated Renji, Saru, and Hebi. 243Ichigo breaks
Night
Izuru Kira vs. Kazeshini
Izuru continues to clash evenly with Kazeshini, who admits he has good reflexes. 243Izuru deflects
Night
Izuru Kira vs. Kazeshini
Izuru implies he has been deflecting Kazeshini's attacks because he regained his Shikai, which startles Kazeshini. 243Izuru grins
Night
Izuru Kira vs. Kazeshini
Kazeshini tries to attack Izuru head-on in order to prevent him from releasing his Shikai, but Izuru blows him away with Hadō #58. Tenran. 243Izuru blows
Night
Izuru Kira vs. Kazeshini
Izuru defeats Kazeshini by slashing him across the chest. 243Kazeshini is slashed
Night After revealing he has not yet regained his Shikai, Izuru binds Kazeshini with Bakudō #63. Sajō Sabaku and prepares to go help the other Shinigami. 243Kazeshini is bound
Night Wabisuke confronts Izuru and incapacitates him after greatly increasing the weight of his sword. 243Wabisuke confronts
Night
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Senbonzakura
Ichigo notices Izuru's predicament and tries to go help him, but Senbonzakura prevents him from leaving. 243Ichigo blocks
Night As Wabisuke prepares to kill Izuru, Kenpachi Zaraki arrives and destroys the building they are standing on with his Reiatsu. 244Column erupts
Night Combatants around the Seireitei notice Kenpachi's arrival. 244Ikkaku grins
Night Wabisuke tries to attack Kenpachi, but is surprised when Wabisuke has no effect upon striking Kenpachi. 244Wabisuke appears
Night Kenpachi kills Wabisuke with a single attack. 244Kenpachi slashes
Night
Yumichika Ayasegawa vs. Ruri'iro Kujaku
Ruri'iro Kujaku points out his similarities with Yumichika and why the latter feels inadequate in the 11th Division. 244Ruri&#039;iro Kujaku says
Night Yachiru Kusajishi explains why Kenpachi where Kenpachi has been for all this time. Yachiru explains Kenpachi&#039;s lateness
Night After telling Yachiru to leave, Kenpachi decides to fight Byakuya. 244Kenpachi tells
Night Senbonzakura attempts to engage Kenpachi, who removes his eyepatch in response. 244Reiatsu erupts
Night Kenpachi attacks Senbonzakura and blows away almost all of the other combatants with a huge explosion of yellow Reiatsu. 244Explosion occurs
Night
Yumichika Ayasegawa vs. Ruri'iro Kujaku
Ruri'iro Kujaku notes Kenpachi's power and bids Yumichika farewell as the flowers on the vines begin to bloom. 244Flowers bloom
Night Kenpachi stands in a crater as Byakuya reveals he withstood the explosion. Kenpachi emerges from the explosion
Night After regaining his resolve, Yumichika frees himself from the vines. 244Yumichika cuts
Night Kenpachi tells Byakuya he will defeat him at all costs as Yumichika says the same thing to Ruri'iro Kujaku. 244Kenpachi says he will never quit
Night Rukia and Renji emerge from the rubble and wonder where Ichigo is. 244Rukia and Renji emerge
Night
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Senbonzakura
Ichigo resumes his battle with Senbonzakura. 244Ichigo and Senbonzakura leap
Night Tenken frees Gonryōmaru after the latter is trapped under a piece of rubble. 244Gonryomaru lies
Night
Suì-Fēng vs. Suzumebachi
Suì-Fēng narrowly dodges a surprise attack from Suzumebachi and decides to change the location of their battle in order to fight more effectively. 244Sui-Feng lands
Night
Kenpachi Zaraki vs. Byakuya Kuchiki
Kenpachi decides to attack first in the interest of time and clashes with Byakuya, creating a shockwave. 244Kenpachi and Byakuya clash
Night
Kenpachi Zaraki vs. Byakuya Kuchiki
Kenpachi sends a surging wave of yellow energy toward Byakuya, who remains unharmed. 244Kenpachi slashes
Night
Kenpachi Zaraki vs. Byakuya Kuchiki
Kenpachi surprises Byakuya by keeping up with his Shunpo. Zaraki vs Byakuya
Night
Kenpachi Zaraki vs. Byakuya Kuchiki
Though Byakuya manages to wound his forearm, Kenpachi catches Byakuya's sword and attacks him at point-blank range. Kenpachi grabs Byakuya&#039;s sword
Night
Yumichika Ayasegawa vs. Ruri'iro Kujaku
A considerably weakened Yumichika clashes fights relatively evenly against Ruri'iro Kujaku. 244Ruri&#039;iro Kujaku blocks
Night
Kenpachi Zaraki vs. Byakuya Kuchiki
Byakuya reveals he dodged Kenpachi's attack at the last second, though not without injury, and engulfs Kenpachi in his Shikai. 244Byakuya stands
Night
Yumichika Ayasegawa vs. Ruri'iro Kujaku
Ruri'iro Kujaku offers to let Yumichika use his Shikai or to not use Shikai himself in order to make their fight more even, but Yumichika declines. Ruri&#039;iro Kujaku offers Yumichika to use his abilities
Night
Yumichika Ayasegawa vs. Ruri'iro Kujaku
Ruri'iro Kujaku unleashes his Shikai once more, but Yumichika counters by binding the vines with Bakudō #4. Hainawa, which prevents them from reaching him. 244Hainawa binds
Night
Yumichika Ayasegawa vs. Ruri'iro Kujaku
Yumichika moves behind Ruri'iro Kujaku and notes he would not have won if the latter had fought a normal fight before defeating Ruri'iro Kujaku. 244Yumichika appears
Night Yumichika explains his aesthetic to Ruri'iro Kujaku before collapsing. 244Yumichika collapses
Night
Kenpachi Zaraki vs. Byakuya Kuchiki
Kenpachi withstands Byakuya's attack and proclaims he is ready to battle, prompting Byakuya to finally resolve to fight him. 244Kenpachi withstands
Night Rukia and Renji arrive at the site of Kenpachi and Byakuya's battle, with Rukia running ahead despite Renji's warning. 245Rukia runs
Night
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Senbonzakura
Ichigo dodges several streams of blade petals before slamming a Getsuga Tenshō into Senbonzakura and running off to confront Byakuya. 245Ichigo dodges
Night Before Kenpachi and Byakuya can continue their battle, Konjiki Ashisogi Jizō crashes through a nearby wall and floods the battlefield with poisonous gas. 245Konjiki Ashosogi Jizo crashes
Night Renji catches up to Rukia, but moves in front of her as they are engulfed by the poisonous gas. 245Cloud moves
Night
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Senbonzakura
As Ichigo arrives at the site of Kenpachi and Byakuya's fight, Senbonzakura attacks him and pushes him into the cloud of poisonous gas. 245Senbonzakura pushes
Night Ichigo tries to prevent Byakuya and Senbonzakura from leaving before collapsing as the poison takes effect. 245Ichigo coughs
Night
Suì-Fēng vs. Suzumebachi
Suì-Fēng sacrifices her arm upon realizing she cannot dodge Suzumebachi's attack. 245Homonka appears
Night
Suì-Fēng vs. Suzumebachi
Suì-Fēng tries and fails to strike Suzumebachi, who attests this to being the smaller combatant between them. 245Sui-Feng slashes
Night
Suì-Fēng vs. Suzumebachi
Suzumebachi dodges another attack from Suì-Fēng and claims Yoruichi is the one holding Suì-Fēng back. E245suzsoi
Night
Suì-Fēng vs. Suzumebachi
Suì-Fēng angrily attacks Suzumebachi several times in rapid succession, but Suzumebachi easily outmaneuvers her and creates another Hōmonka on Suì-Fēng's cheek. 245Suzumebachi flies
Night
Suì-Fēng vs. Suzumebachi
Suzumebachi moves in for the final blow, but Suì-Fēng activates Shunkō and concentrates it around her cheek, preventing Suzumebachi's stinger from penetrating it. 245Sui-Feng concentrates
Night
Suì-Fēng vs. Suzumebachi
Suì-Fēng takes advantage of Suzumebachi's surprise and cuts off her stinger, ending the fight. Sui-Feng severs Suzumebachi&#039;s stinger
Night Ashisogi Jizō deactivates its Bankai and inspects an unconscious Ichigo. 245Ashisogi Jizo stands
Night Yachiru begins playing a game of tag with Ashisogi Jizō, much to the latter's annoyance. 245Ashisogi Jizo expresses
Night Kenpachi confronts Ashisogi Jizō over his fight being interrupted. Zaraki grabs Ashisogi Jizo
Night
Rescue the Captain-Commander
Mayuri causes Ashisogi Jizō to self-destruct and claims it is his duty to punish Ashisogi Jizō for its betrayal, angering Kenpachi. 245Ashisogi Jizo self-destructs
Night Suì-Fēng begins to collapse, but Yoruichi arrives and helps her. 245Yoruichi grabs
Dawn
Rescue the Captain-Commander
Mayuri attempts to "treat" a poisoned Ichigo, who refuses to have Mayuri do anything to him. 245Ichigo struggles
Dawn
Rescue the Captain-Commander
Nemu restrains Ichigo as Kenpachi tells Mayuri to leave Ichigo able to fight him. 245Nemu restrains
Dawn
Rescue the Captain-Commander
Mayuri expresses confusion at Kenpachi and Yachiru remaining unaffected by the poisonous gas. 245Mayuri states
Dawn
Rescue the Captain-Commander
Shunsui, Ukitake, and Unohana arrive, with Unohana promising the 4th Division will take care of the wounded now. 245Unohana thanks
Dawn
Rescue the Captain-Commander
Unohana reveals the 4th Division has already analyzed the contents of the poison and successfully treated its victims, angering Mayuri. UnohanaMayuriArgue
Dawn
Rescue the Captain-Commander
Unohana explains what happened to Rangiku, Momo, Iba, and Isane. 245Unohana explains
Dawn
Rescue the Captain-Commander
Harunobu Ogidō arrives and reveals they have found Izuru, Ikkaku, and Yumichika lying unconscious in different locations. 245Harunobu reports
Dawn
Rescue the Captain-Commander
Mayuri reveals he intentionally self-destructed Ashisogi Jizō in order to understand the secret behind the brainwashing of the Zanpakutō spirits despite knowing he would lose his Zanpakutō forever. 245Mayuri smiles
Dawn
Rescue the Captain-Commander
Byakuya returns to Muramasa, who states he has done well. 245Byakuya returns
Early Morning
Rescue the Captain-Commander
Yoruichi and Suì-Fēng appear before the other Shinigami, with Yoruichi revealing she knows where Yamamoto is being held captive. 245Yoruichi and Sui-Feng appear
Early Morning
Rescue the Captain-Commander
Muramasa brings Byakuya to the cavern where Yamamoto is sealed within a large barrier, which is guarded by Katen Kyōkotsu, Sōgyo no Kotowari, and Minazuki. 245Yamamoto sits
Early Morning
Rescue the Captain-Commander
Muramasa explains how Yamamoto has been sealed away. 246Muramasa states
Early Morning
Rescue the Captain-Commander
Yamamoto notices Byakuya and sends flames streaming past him as a warning. 246Flames stream
Late Morning
Rescue the Captain-Commander
Yoruichi discusses the current situation with Shunsui and Ukitake. Yoruichi explains the situation to Kyoraku and Ukitake
Late Morning
Rescue the Captain-Commander
Kenpachi, Yachiru, Shunsui, and Ukitake agree to accompany Yoruichi and Ichigo on their mission to rescue Yamamoto. 246Kenpachi laughs
Late Morning
Rescue the Captain-Commander
Haineko and Tobiume discuss their motivations and shortcomings. 246Haineko asks
Late Morning
Rescue the Captain-Commander
A heavily wounded Kazeshini returns to the cave before collapsing. 246Kazeshini collapses
Late Morning
Rescue the Captain-Commander
As Haineko, Tobiume, Gonryōmaru, and Tenken run over to Kazeshini and wonder what happened to him, Muramasa, Senbonzakura and Byakuya arrive. 246Muramasa, Senbonzakura, and Byakuya stand
Late Morning
Rescue the Captain-Commander
Muramasa speaks with Kazeshini about why Byakuya is part of their group. 246Muramasa kneels
Late Morning
Rescue the Captain-Commander
Muramasa asks the Zanpakutō spirits to be patient for a little longer before leaving alongside Byakuya and Senbonzakura. 246Muramasa leaves
Afternoon
Rescue the Captain-Commander
Ichigo, Yoruichi, Shunsui, Ukitake, Kenpachi, and Yachiru arrive at the entrance to the cave of the Zanpakutō spirits. 246Group arrives
Afternoon
Rescue the Captain-Commander
After discussing how Muramasa likely placed Yamamoto in a special containment field and the difficulty of navigating the cave system, the group splits up. 246Shunsui and Ukitake enter
Afternoon The Zanpakutō spirits sense the intrusion of the Shinigami. 246Sogyo no Kotowari says
Afternoon Kenpachi quickly gets lost in the dark caves. 246Kenpachi gets lost
Afternoon Ichigo and Yoruichi leap between stalactites and discuss their lack of knowledge about Byakuya's motivations for joining the Zanpakutō spirits. 246Ichigo and Yoruichi discuss
Afternoon Haineko and Tobiume attack and seemingly impale Yoruichi. Yoruichi stabbed by Haineko and Tobiume
Afternoon Yoruichi reveals she used Utsusemi before easily overpowering Haineko and Tobiume as Ichigo moves on to free Yamamoto. 246Yoruichi lifts
Afternoon Shunsui and Ukitake arrive at a series of steps, at the top of which the taller woman of Katen Kyōkotsu steps out. 246Katen Kyokotsu steps
Afternoon Sōgyo no Kotowari confront Ukitake as Shunsui walks away. 246Sogyo no Kotowari proclaims
Afternoon After lulling Ukitake into a false sense of security, Sōgyo no Kotowari attack him with spinning fans. 246Fans appear
Afternoon The taller woman of Katen Kyōkotsu reveals they have grown tired of Shunsui's arrogance as the masked girl reveals herself behind Shunsui. 246Katen Kyokotsu reveals
Afternoon Tenken and Gonryōmaru confront Kenpachi, with Gonryōmaru claiming he will get revenge for Kenpachi blowing him away last time. 246Tenken and Gonryomaru confront
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
Minazuki lures Ichigo down a tunnel toward Yamamoto's location. 246Ichigo runs
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
Kazeshini confronts Ichigo and binds him with his kusarigama chains before attempting to attack him. 246Kazeshini turns
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
Ichigo activates his Bankai and defeats Kazeshini with a Getsuga Tenshō. Kazeshini breaks
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
Ichigo arrives at Yamamoto's barrier and prepares to destroy it. 246Ichigo arrives
Afternoon
Yoruichi Shihōin vs. Haineko & Tobiume
Yoruichi faces off against Haineko and Tobiume, whom she easily overwhelms. 247Yoruichi appears
Afternoon
Shunsui Kyōraku vs. Katen Kyōkotsu
Shunsui clashes with both halves of Katen Kyōkotsu and notes it is not easy to please a woman. Kyoraku blocks his Zanpakuto&#039;s strike
Afternoon
Jūshirō Ukitake vs. Sōgyo no Kotowari
Ukitake chases after Sōgyo no Kotowari and promises he will stop playing if they do not give their fans to him. 247Ukitake chases
Afternoon
Jūshirō Ukitake vs. Sōgyo no Kotowari
Sōgyo no Kotowari seemingly agree to hand their fans over. Sogyo no Kotowari Ukitake fans
Afternoon
Jūshirō Ukitake vs. Sōgyo no Kotowari
Sōgyo no Kotowari fire electricity from their fans, which Ukitake narrowly dodges, and run away while proclaiming Ukitake fell for it. 247Fans fire
Afternoon
Kenpachi Zaraki vs. Tenken & Gonryōmaru
Kenpachi fights Tenken and Gonryōmaru, who Kenpachi and Yachiru note are not taking this battle seriously. Kenpachi Clashes With Tenken
Afternoon
Kenpachi Zaraki vs. Tenken & Gonryōmaru
Deducing Tenken and Gonryōmaru were not planning on winning from the start, Kenpachi proclaims he is bored with this battle as his Reiatsu erupts around him. 247Kenpachi glows
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
Muramasa attacks Ichigo from behind, though his attack is easily deflected, and asks Ichigo if he is ready to settle their differences. 247Muramasa catches
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
Ichigo agrees to do so and fires a Getsuga Tenshō at Muramasa. 247Reiatsu flows
Afternoon
Yoruichi Shihōin vs. Haineko & Tobiume
Yoruichi notes the strange behavior of Haineko and Tobiume before deciding to test them. 247Yoruichi notes
Afternoon
Shunsui Kyōraku vs. Katen Kyōkotsu
Shunsui points out how Katen Kyōkotsu appears to be holding him off and making it difficult for him to strike back instead of actually fighting effectively. 247Shunsui states
Afternoon
Jūshirō Ukitake vs. Sōgyo no Kotowari
Ukitake chases Sōgyo no Kotowari all the way to a waterfall. 247Ukitake walks
Afternoon
Jūshirō Ukitake vs. Sōgyo no Kotowari
When Sōgyo no Kotowari fires a barrage of spikes at him, Ukitake deflects them with a surge of water created by firing Hadō #31. Shakkahō into the waterfall. 247Water deflects
Afternoon
Jūshirō Ukitake vs. Sōgyo no Kotowari
Sōgyo no Kotowari attempt a direct attack, only for Ukitake to grab their arms and knocks their fans away. Ukitake grabs Sogyo no Kotowari
Afternoon
Jūshirō Ukitake vs. Sōgyo no Kotowari
Sōgyo no Kotowari kick Ukitake in the face and run away, causing Ukitake to realize they are stalling for time. 247Ukitake is kicked
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
Muramasa blocks and destroys the Getsuga Tenshō before telling Ichigo to hit him with everything he has got, prompting Ichigo to don his Hollow mask. 247Muramasa blocks
Afternoon
Yoruichi Shihōin vs. Haineko & Tobiume
Haineko and Tobiume begin using their powers in conjunction against Yoruichi. 247Fireball hurtles
Afternoon
Yoruichi Shihōin vs. Haineko & Tobiume
When Yoruichi attempts to escape the battle, Haineko and Tobiume prevent her from doing so, proving her theory of the Zanpakutō spirits keeping the other Shinigami busy true. 247Tobiume stands
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
Ichigo clashes with Muramasa, who tells him to unleash his true Getsuga Tenshō. 247Muramasa appears
Afternoon
Shunsui Kyōraku vs. Katen Kyōkotsu
Katen Kyōkotsu attacks Shunsui to prevent him from progressing, but Shunsui evades them and moves on. 247Shunsui evades
Afternoon
Jūshirō Ukitake vs. Sōgyo no Kotowari
Sōgyo no Kotowari confront Ukitake one last time, only for Ukitake to dodge their attack and move past them. Sogyo no Kotowari restricts Ukitake&#039;s movements
Afternoon
Kenpachi Zaraki vs. Tenken & Gonryōmaru
After noting what is happening around the cave, Kenpachi continues to battle Tenken and Gonryōmaru as Yachiru watches happily. 247Kenpachi clashes with Tenken
Afternoon
Yoruichi Shihōin vs. Haineko & Tobiume
Yoruichi binds Haineko and Tobiume to a wall with Bakudō #30. Shitotsu Sansen before leaving. Yoruichi uses Hitotsu Sansen on Tobiume
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
Ichigo continues to build up Reiryoku as Shunsui, Ukitake, and Yoruichi realize Muramasa is waiting for him to use his most powerful attack. 247Reiatsu surges
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
Ichigo unleashes an exceedingly powerful Getsuga Tenshō, which Muramasa struggles to hold back before redirecting at the barrier around Yamamoto. 247Ichigo fires
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
The barrier shatters, allowing Muramasa to enter Yamamoto's inner world. 247Barrier shatters
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
As Yamamoto moves to the other Shinigami, who have arrived in the same cavern, Muramasa reveals he had been planning to access Yamamoto's memories all along. 247Muramasa explains
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
When Katen Kyōkotsu and Sōgyo no Kotowari confront him, Muramasa reveals he only set the Zanpakutō Rebellion in motion in order to access Yamamoto's mind. 247Muramasa asks
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
Enraged, Katen Kyōkotsu and Sōgyo no Kotowari attempt to attack Muramasa, only to be incinerated by Ryūjin Jakka, whom Muramasa freed while accessing Yamamoto's memories. Katen Kyokotsu &amp; Sogyo no Kotowari Attempted Attack
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
Muramasa bids the Shinigami farewell and leaves as the flames of Ryūjin Jakka mask his departure and trap the Shinigami. Ryujin Jakka and Shinigami
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
Ryūjin Jakka attacks the Shinigami with tendrils of fire and prevents Ichigo from escaping. 248Tendrils extend
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
Muramasa, Senbonzakura, and Byakuya arrive in Karakura Town, which Yamamoto reveals is where the thing that Muramasa seeks is hidden. Byakuya, Muramasa and Senbonzakura arrive in Karakura Town
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
After Byakuya and Senbonzakura leave to ensure nothing stands in their way, Muramasa's illness flares up, causing him to realize he does not have much time left. 248Muramasa clutches
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
When Ichigo points out a nearby hole filled with rocks that they could escape through, Yoruichi activates Shunkō and destroys the rocks, but Haineko and Tobiume attacks her once more, blocking the hole in the process. 248Fireballs hurtle
Afternoon
Kenpachi Zaraki vs. Tenken
Having defeated Gonryōmaru, Kenpachi continues to clash with Tenken, whose fire abilities he easily counters. Zaraki Tenken fight Ep248
Afternoon
Kenpachi Zaraki vs. Tenken.
Kenpachi goads Tenken into activating his Bankai, Kokujō Tengen Myō'ō, before attacking him. 248Kokujo Tengen Myo&#039;o stands
Afternoon After attacking from afar, Haineko and Tobiume confront Yoruichi once more and promise to not hold back this time. 248Bells burst
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
Ichigo, Shunsui, and Ukitake attempt to break through the flame barrier, but to no avail. 248Shunsui cuts
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
Yamamoto reveals Muramasa is searching for his master, Kōga Kuchiki, who once started a rebellion within the Seireitei before being sealed away. Koga&#039;s revolt in Seireitei
Afternoon Muramasa arrives at a lake with an island in the center. 248Muramasa arrives
Afternoon When Orihime appears nearby, Muramasa attacks her. 248Orihime uses
Afternoon Muramasa binds Orihime with his Spiritual Threads, but falls unconscious when his illness strikes once more. 248Muramasa binds
Afternoon Muramasa wakes up to find Orihime healing him with Sōten Kisshun. 248Orihime heals
Afternoon Muramasa is angered by Orihime's attempt to help him, but is forced to dodge several Heilig Pfeil when Uryū and Sado arrive. 248Reiatsu radiates
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
Ichigo nearly makes it through Ryūjin Jakka's flames by firing a Getsuga Tenshō at the second layer through an opening, but is eventually pushed back. 248Ichigo fires
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
Ichigo dons his Hollow mask and tries to fly out of the flames, but Ryūjin Jakka traps him in a ball of fire. 248Tendrils coil
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
Hitsugaya appears and releases Hyōrinmaru, saving Ichigo. 248Ice dragon hurtles
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
Yamamoto and Ichigo explain the situation to Hitsugaya and Hyōrinmaru. Hyorinmaru and Hitsugaya intervene
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
Hitsugaya and Hyōrinmaru activate their Bankai, allowing them to temporarily freeze Ryūjin Jakka's flames. 248Daiguren Hyorinmaru fires
Afternoon
Trapped by the Flames
Ichigo makes his escape through the frozen flames as Yamamoto prepares to punish Ryūjin Jakka for its disobedience. 248Ichigo escapes
Afternoon
Kenpachi Zaraki vs. Tenken
Kenpachi continues to battle Kokujō Tengen Myō'ō, who easily overwhelms him. 249Kenpachi leaps
Afternoon
Kenpachi Zaraki vs. Tenken
After realizing Kokujō Tengen Myō'ō is tougher than he thought, Kenpachi begins to fight evenly against him. Ep249KenpachiBlocksTenken
Afternoon Yoruichi easily overwhelms Haineko and Tobiume before deciding to explain Muramasa's true intentions to them. Ep249YoruichiKicksTobiume
Afternoon Yamamoto, Shunsui, Ukitake, Hitsugaya, and Hyōrinmaru prepare to subdue Ryūjin Jakka. Ep249Trapped
Afternoon
Uryū Ishida & Yasutora Sado vs. Muramasa
Uryū and Sado begin to battle Muramasa. Ep249MuramasaDodgesSado
Afternoon
Uryū Ishida & Yasutora Sado vs. Muramasa
Muramasa uses his Illusions to distract Uryū while attacking him from behind. 249Muramasa runs
Afternoon
Uryū Ishida & Yasutora Sado vs. Muramasa
Sado forces Muramasa into the air and Uryū fires a barrage of arrows at him, but Senbonzakura appears and protects Muramasa with his Shikai. Ep249SenbonzakuraIntervenes
Afternoon
Uryū Ishida vs. Senbonzakura
Senbonzakura begins attacking Uryū. 249Senbonzakura sends
Afternoon
Yasutora Sado vs. Muramasa
Muramasa uses his Illusions on Sado to lure him into a false sense of security by recreating his hometown in Mexico before attacking him while disguised Oscar Joaquín de la Rosa. Ep249OscarPunchesSado
Afternoon
Yasutora Sado vs. Muramasa
Muramasa knocks Sado out by strangling him with his Spiritual Threads. Ep249SadoStrangled
Afternoon
Uryū Ishida vs. Senbonzakura
Senbonzakura activates his Bankai to protect himself from a rain of Heilig Pfeil. 249Senbonzakura activates
Afternoon
Uryū Ishida vs. Senbonzakura & Muramasa
Senbonzakura forces Uryū to move near Muramasa, who attempts to use his Illusions on him, only for Orihime to protect Uryū with Santen Kesshun. Ep249UryuProtected
Afternoon Muramasa momentarily drops his guard when Orihime asks him why he is filled with sadness. 249Muramasa&#039;s expression softens
Afternoon Muramasa regains his composure and exerts his red-black Reiatsu, only for Rukia to appear and fire Hadō #33. Sōkatsui at him. 249Reiatsu radiates
Afternoon After cutting through the blast, Muramasa reveals he has trapped Ichigo within Ryūjin Jakka's flames before summoning several Hollows. 249Hollows stand
Afternoon
Uryū Ishida vs. Senbonzakura
Uryū continues to clash evenly with Senbonzakura. 249Heilig Pfeil and blade petals collide
Afternoon Rukia and Sado begin fighting the Hollows. Ep249InjuredSadoAttacks
Afternoon Muramasa arrives on the island in the center of the lake and begins to chant an incantation. 249Muramasa chants
Afternoon
Uryū Ishida vs. Senbonzakura
While continuing to clash with Senbonzakura, Uryū sees the island crackling with blue electricity and realizes he must do something. 249Uryu sees
Afternoon
Uryū Ishida vs. Senbonzakura
When Senbonzakura attempts a direct attack, Uryū blocks his sword with a Seele Schneider. Ep249UryuBlocks
Afternoon Muramasa finishes chanting the incantation, causing the tree on the island to crack and shatter like glass as Rukia realizes it was a barrier. 249Tree cracks
Afternoon
Uryū Ishida vs. Senbonzakura
Uryū uses the Seele Schneider to absorb Senbonzakura's blade petals before firing it at Senbonzakura, breaking part of his mask and sending him flying away. Ep249SeeleAbsorbs
Afternoon Rukia attempts to interfere with Muramasa's release of Kōga, but Muramasa prevents her from doing so. Muramasa Grabs Rukia
Afternoon
Uryū Ishida vs. Senbonzakura
When Uryū attempts to attack Muramasa, Senbonzakura reappears and attacks him, forcing Uryū to redirect his attack. 249Senbonzakura attacks
Afternoon Muramasa explains who Kōga is to Rukia as the seal finally shatters. 249Seal shatters
Afternoon Ichigo arrives and attacks Muramasa, though he is pushed back. 249Muramasa pushes
Afternoon Kōga finally awakens. 249Koga opens
Afternoon Ichigo and Rukia attempt to attack Kōga, who simply blows them back with an explosion of Reiatsu. 250Koga blows
Afternoon Muramasa joyously greets Kōga, who stabs Muramasa in the stomach with his broken sword. 250Koga stabs
Afternoon Kōga reveals he stabbed Muramasa because the latter did not come to his aid when he called his name, shocking Muramasa, who states he never heard Kōga's call. 251Muramasa wonders
Afternoon Refusing to believe Muramasa, Kōga pulls his sword out and prepares to kill Muramasa. 251Koga pulls
Afternoon Byakuya appears and blocks Kōga's finishing blow before criticizing him for attacking his own Zanpakutō spirit. Byakuya blocks Kōga&#039;s attack.
Afternoon After they separate, Kōga deduces Byakuya is a member of the Kuchiki Clan based on his kenseikan and scarf, prompting Byakuya to reveal his name and position as the 28th Head of the Kuchiki Clan. 252Byakuya tells
Afternoon Senbonzakura explains to Ichigo and Rukia why Byakuya faked his betrayal. 252Senbonzakura appears
Afternoon Byakuya reveals he is here to kill Kōga for disgracing the Kuchiki Clan. 252Byakuya states
Afternoon Muramasa tries to offer his power to Kōga even after being stabbed by him, only for Kōga to completely reject him by shattering the blade of his sword. Breaking Muramasa
Afternoon Muramasa finally breaks down and is engulfed by a vortex of Reiatsu, which dozens of Gillians emerge from. Muramasa Gillian Escape
Afternoon Byakuya prepares to destroy the Gillians, but Ichigo and Rukia intervene so he can battle Kōga and defend the honor of his clan. Ep252SōrenSōkatsui2
Afternoon
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Kōga Kuchiki
After picking up one of the spears used to seal him, Kōga begins battling Byakuya. Byakuya &amp; Koga Kuchiki Battle
Afternoon
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Kōga Kuchiki
Kōga proves to be highly proficient in fighting with a spear instead of a sword. 252Koga pulls
Afternoon
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Kōga Kuchiki
Eventually, Byakuya and Kōga begin using Kidō against each other in rapid succession. 252Byakuya fires
Afternoon
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Kōga Kuchiki
Kōga encases Byakuya in a large chunk of ice with Hyōga Seiran, but Byakuya shatters it by releasing his Shikai. 252Byakuya destroys
Afternoon
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Kōga Kuchiki
Kōga binds Byakuya with his Spiritual Threads, but Byakuya cuts them with Senbonzakura before seemingly bifurcating Kōga. 252Byakuya bifurcates
Afternoon
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Kōga Kuchiki
Kōga reveals he is using his Illusions on Byakuya. 252Koga reveals
Afternoon
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Kōga Kuchiki
Kōga uses his Illusions to repeatedly attack Byakuya. 252Byakuya&#039;s Shoulder is cut
Afternoon
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Kōga Kuchiki
Kōga claims he was able to activate his Illusions because Byakuya let his guard down when Kōga snapped Muramasa, but Byakuya reveals he challenged Kōga with his mind wide open in order to kill him. 252Byakuya reveals
Afternoon
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Kōga Kuchiki
Kōga traps Byakuya with two more spears before encasing him in ice from the waist down with Hyōga Seiran. 252Byakuya is trapped
Afternoon
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Kōga Kuchiki
Kōga attempts to kill Byakuya while he cannot defend himself. 252Koga stabs
Afternoon
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Kōga Kuchiki
Senbonzakura releases himself in order to save Byakuya by blocking the spear with blade petals. 252Senbonzakura releases
Afternoon
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Kōga Kuchiki
After Senbonzakura promises to act as his eyes and limbs in order to overcome the power of Kōga's Illusions, Byakuya breaks free and activates his Bankai. 252Byakuya activates
Afternoon
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Kōga Kuchiki
Byakuya activates Senkei and prepares to resume his battle with Kōga. 252Byakuya glows
Afternoon
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Kōga Kuchiki
Byakuya and Kōga clash in an explosion of Reiatsu. 252Byakuya and Koga clash
Afternoon
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Kōga Kuchiki
Kōga binds Byakuya with his Spiritual Threads once more, only for Senbonzakura to cut the threads with Senkei blades. 252Senkei blades cut
Afternoon
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Kōga Kuchiki
Senbonzakura and Byakuya explain to Kōga how he cannot hope to defeat them because he does not have Muramasa at his side. 252Senbonzakura appears behind Byakuya
Afternoon
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Kōga Kuchiki
As a final act of respect toward Kōga for once being a member of the Kuchiki Clan, Byakuya activates Shūkei: Hakuteiken. Byakuya Kuchiki Shūkei Hakuteiken (ep252)
Afternoon
Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Kōga Kuchiki
Byakuya and Kōga clash for the last time in an explosion of Reiatsu. 252Byakuya and Koga hurtle
Afternoon Mayuri discovers a way to restore the defeated Zanpakutō spirits to their manifested forms. 257Sode no Shirayuki floats
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
Streams of darkness burst out of Muramasa's body and condense into Gillians as he screams in pain. Muramasa engulfed by his reiatsu
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
Rukia explains how Muramasa exceeded his own limitations by absorbing so many Hollows in order to remain manifested. 253Rukia states
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
When Muramasa's Reiatsu attracts hundreds of Hollows, Ichigo prepares to attack them, only for Uryū to destroy them with hundreds of Heilig Pfeil. 253Heilig Pfeil destroy
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
When a Gillian fires a Cero at the assembled group of Ichigo, Rukia, Orihime, Sado, and Uryū, Orihime deflects it with Santen Kesshun. Orihime protects them from the Menos&#039; cero
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
Muramasa's body is torn apart before reforming into a small, black-red sphere, which begins absorbing all the Hollows in the area. 253Muramasa is torn
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
After his final clash with Kōga, Byakuya stumbles forward as Senbonzakura catches him. 253Senbonzakura catches
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
Kōga calls out to Muramasa in desperation before falling into the lake and drowning. Koga dies
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
The sphere explodes, revealing Muramasa has transformed into a horrific Hollow hybrid. 253Muramasa floats
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
After exerting his powerful Reiatsu, Muramasa begins attacking the group, easily overwhelming them in the process. 253Ichigo blocks
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
Sado briefly unbalances Muramasa, allowing Ichigo to attack him. 253Sado throws
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
After pushing Ichigo back, Muramasa proves he has completely transformed into a Hollow by firing a Cero, which Byakuya blocks with Senbonzakura. Muramasa Cero
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
Orihime attempts to reason with Muramasa. 253Orihime stands
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
Muramasa attacks Orihime without warning and shatters Santen Kesshun when she summons it to defend herself. Muramasa attacks Orihime
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
Ichigo continue to battle Muramasa, eventually utilizing his Hollow mask to keep up with him. 253Ichigo and Muramasa clash
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
Ichigo nearly cuts Muramasa in half with a Hollow mask-enhanced Getsuga Tenshō, but Muramasa repairs his body with High-Speed Regeneration. 253Muramasa regenerates
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
Uryū, Sado, Rukia, and Byakuya destroy the swarms of large Hollows in order to keep them away from Ichigo and Muramasa. 253Heilig Pfeil destroy Hollows
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
Ichigo hits Muramasa with a point-blank Getsuga Tenshō. Ichigo releases a Getsuga directly at Muramasa
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
Muramasa transforms into a large, dome-like structure, engulfing Ichigo in the process. 253Ooze engulfs
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
The dome-like structure begins summoning Gillians as a Garganta opens overhead due to the spike in energy from the Hollows. 253Garganta opens
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
A Gillian attempts to fire a Cero at Rukia and Orihime, but Sode no Shirayuki appears and uses Tsugi no mai, Hakuren, freezing and shattering the Gillian. 253Sode no Shirayuki uses
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
Sode no Shirayuki reveals she did not come alone as several other Shinigami and their Zanpakutō spirits appear behind her. Zanpakuto Shinigami United
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
Sode no Shirayuki reveals Mayuri reversed their brainwashing, which is why they are now on the side of the Shinigami. 254Sode no Shirayuki agrees
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
The Zanpakutō spirits begin attacking the Gillians, angering some of their masters. 254Haineko and Tobiume rush
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
Suì-Fēng destroys a Gillian that was about to fire a Cero at Sado and Orihime before attempting to attack the dome, only for Uryū to block her path with Heilig Pfeil. 254Stream blocks
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
Uryū and Orihime explain how Suì-Fēng's attack could have caused major damage to Karakura Town and injured Ichigo, who is still inside the dome. 254Orihime explains
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
Hitsugaya tells Suì-Fēng to focus on defeating the Hollows instead of fighting with the Humans. 254Hitsugaya says
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
The Shinigami and Zanpakutō spirits continue to cut down the Gillians. 254Byakuya slashes
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
The Zanpakutō spirits discuss Muramasa's betrayal and their feelings about it with their Shinigami. 254Ikkaku and Hozukimaru discuss
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
Renji reunites with Byakuya and attempts to explain his feelings about Byakuya's faked betrayal. 254Renji reunites
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
When Izuru, Marechiyo, and Gegetsuburi are surrounded by Gillians due to the latter two arguing, Komamura saves them with his Bankai. 254Komamura stands
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
Uryū attempts to attack the dome, which simply absorbs his Heilig Pfeil. 254Dome absorbs
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
A massive Garganta opens in the sky and begins spewing black ooze, which morphs into Gillians. 254Ooze drips
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
Dozens of Gillians appear within the Garganta. 254Eyes appear
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
The Shinigami and Zanpakutō spirits express surprise upon seeing Byakuya and Senbonzakura attempting to hold back the expansion of the Garganta with Reiryoku-infused blade petals. 254Senbonzakura glows
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
Hitsugaya realizes they can force the Gillians back by exerting an immense amount of Reiatsu. 254Hitsugaya realizes
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
The Shinigami and Zanpakutō spirits begin exerting their Reiatsu and continue to attack the Gillians. 254Yumichika and Ruri&#039;iro Kujaku glow
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
The Shinigami and Zanpakutō spirits combine their Reiatsu by exerting all of it at once, eventually forcing the Garganta to close. 254Electricity crackles
Afternoon
Return of the Zanpakutō Spirits
As the Shinigami and Zanpakutō spirits prepare to deal with the remaining Gillians, Ichigo's friends voice their concern for him while the dome continues to grow in size. 254Orihime tells
Afternoon After falling through a red-black vortex for an extended period of time, Ichigo emerges within Kōga's inner world. Ichigo emerges in Koga&#039;s inner world
Afternoon Muramasa confronts Ichigo and admits he does not know how this is possible before preparing to battle Ichigo once more. 255Muramasa&#039;s sword manifests
Afternoon
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Muramasa
Ichigo and Muramasa begin clashing, with Muramasa revealing he is fighting Ichigo in order to gain access to his power. 255Ichigo and Muramasa clash
Afternoon
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Muramasa
As he and Ichigo continue to battle, Muramasa binds Ichigo with his Spiritual Threads. 255Tentacles coil
Afternoon
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Muramasa
The Spiritual Threads disappear when their reflection is disturbed by a pillar falling into it, causing Ichigo to realize the real power is contained in the reflected image. 255Threads dissipate
Afternoon
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Muramasa
Ichigo disperses the rest of the Spiritual Threads and informs Muramasa that his technique will no longer work on him before attacking Muramasa once more. 255Ichigo attacks
Afternoon
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Muramasa
Muramasa reveals he has placed Ichigo under his Illusions and begins to overpower him. Ichigo surrounded by illusions of Muramasa
Afternoon
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Muramasa
Zangetsu persuades Ichigo to truly connect with him in order to overcome Muramasa's Illusions. 255Dust swirls
Afternoon
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Muramasa
Ichigo begins to fight effectively against Muramasa and easily overpowers him. 255Ichigo slashes
Afternoon
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Muramasa
Kōga's inner world begins to degrade due to the maelstrom of anger of the Hollows whom Muramasa absorbed. 255Energy falls
Afternoon
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Muramasa
Ichigo continues to overpower Muramasa, who reveals he is still fighting because he was proud of Kōga's power. 255Ichigo pushes
Afternoon
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Muramasa
Ichigo tells Muramasa a Zanpakutō spirit should have its own free will as Muramasa begins to Hollowfy once more. 255Hole appears
Afternoon The Shinigami and Zanpakutō spirits finish off the last of the Gillians in the real world. 255Ikkaku and Hozukimaru cut
Afternoon
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Muramasa
Muramasa prevents his Hollowfication before clashing with Ichigo for the last time. The end of the conflict
Afternoon As the dome cracks and explodes, Muramasa sinks through the water and recalls how Kōga rejected him before being saved by Ichigo. 255Muramasa sinks
Afternoon In the real world, Ichigo kneels next to a dying Muramasa and comforts him in his final moments. 255Ichigo holds
Afternoon Muramasa thanks Ichigo for understanding him before dying. 255Muramasa&#039;s sword snaps
Afternoon As it begins to rain, the Zanpakutō spirits return to their swords. 255Senbonzakura glows
Afternoon Byakuya thanks Ichigo for his assistance before leaving. 255Byakuya thanks

Tōjū Campaign

Note: Events occurring in this arc are only in the anime and do not constitute canon material.

Time of Day Event Image
Afternoon
Emergence of the Tōjū
Byakuya throws a party at the Kuchiki Family Manor in order to help the divisions relax. 256Byakuya&#039;s party
Afternoon
Emergence of the Tōjū
Rukia and Renji discuss the 6th Division's unease around Byakuya. 256Rukia asks
Afternoon
Emergence of the Tōjū
After an unseated Shinigami pulls Renji away, Rukia heads back to her room, only to be alerted by the sound of a woman screaming. 256Rukia looks
Afternoon
Emergence of the Tōjū
Rukia discovers two strange beings wrecking one of the rooms. 256Toju wreck
Afternoon
Emergence of the Tōjū
Rukia realizes she does not have her Zanpakutō and is quickly overpowered. 256Rukia discovers
Afternoon
Emergence of the Tōjū
Sode no Shirayuki intervenes and uses Tsugi no mai, Hakuren, sending a torrent of ice blasting through a wall from outside and engulfing the attackers as Rukia moves away. 256Toju are engulfed
Afternoon
Emergence of the Tōjū
When Sode no Shirayuki scares off one of the attackers, the other one attacks her, but Senbonzakura appears and cuts him down. Senbonzakura saves Sode no Shirayuki
Afternoon
Emergence of the Tōjū
As Byakuya arrives, the defeated man bursts into flames before turning into a Zanpakutō. 256Flames dissipate
Afternoon
Emergence of the Tōjū
Byakuya and Rukia meet with Mayuri, who reveals the Zanpakutō spirits can still manifest because he was unable to return the Zanpakutō spirits to their original state. 256Mayuri&#039;s Zanpakuto glows
Afternoon
Emergence of the Tōjū
Mayuri explains what happened to the attacker and decides to refer to the rogue Zanpakutō spirits create by Muramasa as Tōjū. 256Mayuri explains
Afternoon
Emergence of the Tōjū
Mayuri asks Rukia to capture the Satyr Tōjū so he can run experiments on it. 256Mayuri asks
Afternoon
Emergence of the Tōjū
As Rukia, Byakuya, Sode no Shirayuki, and Senbonzakura walk through the Seireitei, Renji pulls Byakuya away to assign guard duties, leaving Senbonzakura under Rukia's command. 256Renji informs
Afternoon
Emergence of the Tōjū
Rukia grows frustrated when Sode no Shirayuki and Senbonzakura suggest methods for capturing the Satyr Tōjū that would result in more destruction. 256Rukia tells
Early Evening
Emergence of the Tōjū
Rukia, Sode no Shirayuki, and Senbonzakura throw a party at the 10th Division barracks in order to lure the Satyr Tōjū out. 256Rangiku and Haineko drink
Evening
Emergence of the Tōjū
Though the Satyr Tōjū fails to show up, Hitsugaya tells Rukia to not worry because the 10th Division needed some time to unwind anyway. 256Hitsugaya tells
Night
Emergence of the Tōjū
Rukia and Sode no Shirayuki discuss Sode no Shirayuki's past actions and status as a Zanpakutō spirit. Rukia consoles her Zanpakuto spirit
Night
Emergence of the Tōjū
Rukia assures Sode no Shirayuki that she is not just a tool. 256Rukia grabs
Night
Emergence of the Tōjū
The Satyr Tōjū shows up in a nearby courtyard and begins attacking Sode no Shirayuki. 256Satyr Toju attacks
Night
Emergence of the Tōjū
Rukia and Sode no Shirayuki seemingly defeat the Satyr Tōjū by encasing it in ice with Some no mai, Tsukishiro, but the Satyr Tōjū breaks free and wounds Rukia. 256Rukia attempts
Night
Emergence of the Tōjū
Sode no Shirayuki returns to Rukia's sword, allowing Rukia to defeat the Satyr Tōjū with Tsugi no mai, Hakuren. 256Sode no Shirayuki appears
Afternoon
Emergence of the Tōjū
Two Shinigami transport the defeated Satyr Tōjū to the SRDI. 256Shinigami carry
Afternoon
Emergence of the Tōjū
Rukia discusses the Tōjū phenomenon with Shunsui and Ukitake, who decide there is still much work to do. 256Rukia discusses
Morning A Tōjū enters the Human World. 257Toju falls
Morning
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Hollow Tōjū
Ichigo notices the Tōjū's arrival and confronts him, only for the Tōjū to attack. 257Ichigo blocks
Morning
Tōshirō Hitsugaya vs. Hollow Tōjū
Hitsugaya arrives and manages to injure the Tōjū before it escapes. 257Hitsugaya slashes
Late Morning At the Urahara Shop, Hitsugaya explains the Tōjū phenomenon to Ichigo, who agrees to help. 257Ichigo says
Late Morning Rangiku and Haineko arrive and begin showing those present some pictures they had taken of themselves while in the Human World. 257Urahara looks
Late Morning An irritated Hitsugaya tells Rangiku and Haineko to knock it off. 257Hitsugaya expresses
Late Morning Shunsui and Ukitake play a game of cards with the taller woman of Katen Kyōkotsu while discussing the Tōjū phenomenon. 257Shunsui and Ukitake play
Late Morning When Shunsui and Ukitake wonder if the Zanpakutō spirits should permanently return to their swords, Katen Kyōkotsu and Sōgyo no Kotowari express horror and begin hurting them in response. 257Katen Kyokotsu and Sogyo no Kotowari express
Late Morning Rukia and Sode no Shirayuki walk together while discussing how Sode no Shirayuki was restored by Mayuri. 257Rukia and Sode no Shirayuki discuss
Afternoon The Tōjū is attacked and devoured by a Hollow. 257Hollow devours
Afternoon Hitsugaya and Hyōrinmaru sense the Tōjū's Reiatsu vanish. 257Hitsugaya and Hyorinmaru sense
Afternoon Rangiku dresses Haineko in Orihime's clothing. 257Rangiku says
Afternoon Nanao explains how Mayuri restored the Zanpakutō spirits to Shunsui and Ukitake. 257Nanao says
Afternoon Shunsui sends Nanao to persuade Mayuri to figure out if it is possible to control the Tōjū. 257Shunsui reminds
Afternoon With a bribe of sweets, Mayuri prepares to examine a defeated Tōjū. 257Mayuri holds
Late Evening While out with Orihime and Haineko, Rangiku senses the Reiatsu of a Tōjū and informs the others. 257Rangiku reveals
Late Evening The Hollow Tōjū appears before the group. The Hollow Toju appears before them
Late Evening The Hollow Tōjū cuts the rope on a bundle of beams before attacking Haineko, with Rangiku unable to fight due to having lost her Gikon. 257Hollow Toju slams
Late Evening
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Hollow Tōjū
Ichigo saves Haineko as the Hollow Tōjū moves away with Sonído. Ichigo saves Haineko from the Hollow Toju
Late Evening
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Hollow Tōjū
Ichigo clashes with the Hollow Tōjū within the nearby construction site. 257Ichigo clashes
Late Evening
Ichigo Kurosaki vs. Hollow Tōjū
Zangetsu informs Ichigo that the Hollow Tōjū is the same Tōjū that Ichigo fought before. 257Zangetsu appears
Late Evening
Tōshirō Hitsugaya vs. Hollow Tōjū
When the Hollow Tōjū begins to pressure Ichigo by firing a Cero, Hitsugaya appears and encases him in ice, ending the battle. Ichigo Kurosaki and Toshiro Hitsugaya vs. Hollow Toju
Early Morning Ichigo, Orihime, Haineko, Rangiku, and Hitsugaya meet inside the construction site, with Hitsugaya warning Rangiku to be very careful. 257Hitsugaya tells
Afternoon Renji, Saru, and Hebi arrive in the Human World. Renji and his Zanpakuto arrive in Karakura Town
Afternoon Saru removes Hebi's chain at the latter's insistence before she and Renji are alerted to the presence of a Tōjū. Zabimaru splits up
Afternoon
Renji vs. Boomerang Tōjū
Renji faces off against the Boomerang Tōjū, who surprises wounds Renji with the curved path of his boomerang. Renji hit in the back with the Toju&#039;s boomerang
Afternoon
Saru vs. Boomerang Tōjū
Saru attacks the Boomerang Tōjū and manages to wound him. 258Boomerang Toju leaps
Afternoon
Hebi vs. Boomerang Tōjū
The Boomerang Tōjū sends Hebi flying away with a single attack and escapes. 258Boomerang Toju sends
Afternoon
Hebi vs. Boomerang Tōjū
Hebi eventually tracks down the Boomerang Tōjū, who persuades Hebi to let him get away again so Hebi can remain free. 258Hebi finds
Afternoon When Renji and Saru demand to know why he did this, Hebi proclaims he does not wish to remain attached to Saru before leaving, with Renji preventing Saru from following him. 258Renji stops
Afternoon Hebi tries to eat food in a supermarket without paying, only to encounter Karin Kurosaki, who scares him off. Ep258KarinMeetsZabimaru
Late Afternoon Hebi finds a vendor selling food, but realizes most people cannot see or hear him when he tries to get the man's attention. 258Hebi attempts
Early Evening Karin finds Hebi again. 258Karin watches
Early Evening After arguing with Hebi some more, Karin leaves him some food because she noticed how hungry he is. 258Hebi sees
Early Evening When Hebi chases Karin and Yuzu down, Yuzu invites him to stay at the Kurosaki Clinic. 258Yuzu invites
Early Evening Ichigo encounters Renji and Saru in the park and learns of Hebi running away. 258Ichigo encounters
Early Evening Hebi and Karin discuss their families, with Hebi noting he does not really have one. 258Hebi and Karin discuss
Early Evening Hebi spends the evening hanging out with Karin and Yuzu before falling asleep alongside them. 258Hebi, Karin, and Yuzu play
Night Ichigo finds Hebi in his house and tells Hebi he should return to Renji and Saru, causing Hebi to storm outside in anger. 258Ichigo demands
Night Hebi encounters the Boomerang Tōjū once more and resolves to defeat him upon learning of the Boomerang Tōjū's intention of splitting him, Saru, and Renji up in order to take them down separately. 258Zabimaru manifests
Night
Hebi vs. Boomerang Tōjū
Hebi easily overwhelms the Boomerang Tōjū in combat. Snakey surrounds the Toju with his Shikai
Night
Hebi vs. Boomerang Tōjū
When Karin arrives, the Boomerang Tōjū knocks her out and threatens to kill her if Hebi does not lay down his weapon. 258Boomerang Toju moves to Karin
Night
Hebi vs. Boomerang Tōjū
The Boomerang Tōjū begins overpowering the weaponless Hebi while ranting about how no one needs friends. 258Boomerang Toju slashes
Night
Renji vs. Boomerang Tōjū
Renji intervenes and saves Hebi before finishing off the Boomerang Tōjū alongside Saru. 258Renji stands
Night Hebi returns Karin to Ichigo, whom he asks to tell Karin and Yuzu they were simply dreaming about him. 258Hebi walks
Night Renji, Saru, and Hebi return to Soul Society. 258Renji, Saru, and Hebi return
Afternoon
The Monster That Lurks Underground
Isane and Nanao discuss the divisions taking up residence in the Sōgō Kyūgo Tsumesho while the Seireitei is rebuilt. Isane Kotetsu greets Nanao Ise
Afternoon
The Monster That Lurks Underground
Hanatarō Yamada bursts in and reveals his chickens have been stolen. 259Hanataro reveals
Afternoon
The Monster That Lurks Underground
Isane, Nanao, and Hanatarō meet with Shunsui and Ukitake over a blurry photo of the thief. 259Hisagomaru takes
Afternoon
The Monster That Lurks Underground
Shunsui and Ukitake have Hanatarō, Nanao, Ikkaku, and Hōzukimaru enter the underground waterway in order to investigate. 259Group assembles
Afternoon
The Monster That Lurks Underground
Shunsui, Ukitake, Unohana, and Isane observe the group's progress from above. 259Shunsui, Ukitake, Unohana, and Isane observe
Afternoon
The Monster That Lurks Underground
Hanatarō and Hōzukimaru discuss the ghost stories that have sprung up about the underground waterway. 259Hanataro and Hozukimaru discuss
Afternoon
The Monster That Lurks Underground
Hanatarō accidentally walks into a tripwire, setting off an explosion which the group narrowly avoids. 259Hanataro walks
Afternoon
The Monster That Lurks Underground
Nanao deduces there is someone watching them. 259Nanao states
Afternoon
The Monster That Lurks Underground
Hanatarō accidentally sets off another trap, which washes the group away with a rushing torrent of water. 259Group hurtles
Afternoon
The Monster That Lurks Underground
The Tentacle Tōjū appears and abducts Ikkaku before washing the rest of the group away with a large wave. 259Shadow appears
Afternoon
The Monster That Lurks Underground
The group discovers an alcove filled with stolen items. 259Hanataro discovers
Afternoon
The Monster That Lurks Underground
When the thief appears before them, Hōzukimaru and Nanao angrily run after it. Hozukimaru and Nanao pursue the figure
Afternoon
The Monster That Lurks Underground
The thief crashes into Hanatarō and turns out to be Hisagomaru. 259Hisagomaru crashes
Afternoon
The Monster That Lurks Underground
The Tentacle Tōjū throws Ikkaku through a nearby wall before arriving in person. Waterway Toju
Afternoon
The Monster That Lurks Underground
Hōzukimaru activates his Bankai to fight the Tentacle Tōjū, who merely throws him aside. 259Hozukimaru is constricted
Afternoon
The Monster That Lurks Underground
Hisagomaru heals Ikkaku's wounds with Hisagomaru. 259Hisagomaru heals
Afternoon
The Monster That Lurks Underground
Hisagomaru activates Akeiro Hisagomaru and defeats the Tentacle Tōjū. HisagomaruShikaiAbility
Afternoon
The Monster That Lurks Underground
The group discusses Hisagomaru's motives for stealing the items with Hisagomaru, who reveals he was simply lonely. 259Hisagomaru falls
Afternoon
The Monster That Lurks Underground
Hanatarō and Hisagomaru reconcile and promise to never part again. 259Hanataro and Hisagomaru leap
Afternoon
The Monster That Lurks Underground
The group returns to the Sōgō Kyūgo Tsumesho to report to Shunsui and Ukitake, but unintentionally leave Hisagomaru behind in the process. 259Group reports
Afternoon Mayuri and Nemu study the Tentacle Tōjū and deduce that there is an extremely high possibility of all Tōjū going out of control despite their differences. 262Mayuri and Nemu study
Afternoon Ikkaku, Iba, Izuru, and Hisagi run toward a village in Rukongai on a mission to stop a rampaging gang of Tōjū. Ep260LieutenantsInvestigate
Afternoon
Shūhei Hisagi vs. Kazeshini: Final Fight
Kazeshini appears and begins attacking Hisagi, who tells the others to go on without him. 260Kusarigama hurtles
Afternoon
Shūhei Hisagi vs. Kazeshini: Final Fight
Hisagi confronts Kazeshini and discusses Kazeshini's motive for attacking him before releasing his Shikai and attacking. Kazeshini fights Hisagi
Afternoon Izuru explains how Kazeshini is the only Zanpakutō spirit who is continuing to hunt his master even after being freed from Muramasa's brainwashing. 260Izuru explains
Afternoon
Shūhei Hisagi vs. Kazeshini: Final Fight
Hisagi disables Kazeshini's kusarigama with Bakudō #62. Hyapporankan and refuses to settle their fight unless Kazeshini attacks him head-on. 260Hisagi uses
Afternoon The group arrives at the village, which the Tōjū Gang has already destroyed. 260Izuru and Iba look
Afternoon Haineko, Hōzukimaru, and Wabisuke confront Kazeshini, whom they berate for straining relations with the Shinigami. KazeshiniBeingConfronted
Afternoon
Shūhei Hisagi vs. Kazeshini: Final Fight
Hisagi tracks down a member of the Tōjū Gang, but is attacked by Kazeshini, whom he easily incapacitates. 260Hisagi elbows
Afternoon While searching for Hisagi, Kazeshini encounters the same Tōjū Gang member cutting down a Rukongai denizen. 260Kazeshini discovers
Afternoon After Kazeshini kills the Tōjū, the Rukongai denizen asks him to take care of his baby before dying. 260Man begs
Afternoon Kazeshini tries to leave without the baby, but is forced to take it with him when it alerts the Shinigami with its crying. 260Kazeshini begins
Afternoon After trying to rid himself of the baby, Kazeshini reluctantly takes it under his care. Kazeshini and baby
Afternoon While attempting to track down the Shinigami, Kazeshini is interrupted by the baby soiling its diaper while on his back. 260Kazeshini screams
Afternoon Kazeshini finally finds the Shinigami, but nearly loses the baby and is forced to move it to a safe location. 260Kazeshini climbs
Afternoon Iba, Izuru, Ikkaku, and Hisagi clash with members of the Tōjū Gang. 260Izuru and Toju clash
Afternoon Kazeshini prepares to attack Hisagi, only to stop upon hearing the baby crying. 260Kazeshini prepares
Afternoon Kazeshini discovers a woman taking care of the baby. 260Kazeshini sees
Afternoon When a member of the Tōjū Gang attacks, Kazeshini willingly lets himself be injured in order to protect the baby before killing the Tōjū. 260Kazeshini stabs
Afternoon Kazeshini has the woman take the baby away in order to protect it. 260Kazeshini asks
Afternoon Kazeshini finally confronts Hisagi head-on. 260Kazeshini confronts
Afternoon
Shūhei Hisagi vs. Kazeshini: Final Fight
Hisagi and Kazeshini begin fight, with the latter fighting evenly at first. 260Kazeshini clashes
Afternoon
Shūhei Hisagi vs. Kazeshini: Final Fight
Kazeshini flinches when his wounds act up, allowing Hisagi to defeat him. 260Hisagi slashes
Afternoon After discussing what they will do from here with Hisagi, Kazeshini returns to Hisagi's Zanpakutō. 260Hisagi pulls
Night The Mouthless Tōjū is brought out of her realm of darkness. 261Light shines
Night The Mouthless Tōjū possesses an angry Kyōko Haida after the latter touches her Zanpakutō form, and has her attack a high school girl carrying a pink bear charm. 261Reiatsu bursts
Morning Chizuru Honshō uses last night's attack as an excuse to grope Orihime, but Tatsuki Arisawa stops her. 261Tatsuki hits
Morning Kyōko enters Karakura High School as a new student. KyokoIntroducesHerselfToTheClass
Morning Ichigo meets with Urahara over the possibility of last night's attack involving a Tōjū. 261Ichigo meets
Morning Kyōko talks to Orihime, who is puzzled by Kyōko's odd behavior. 261Kyoko talks
Evening Kyōko attacks another high school girl. The Second Victim
Evening Ichigo and Rukia observe the crime scene, with Ichigo noticing another pink bear charm lying on the ground. 261Ichigo and Rukia observe
Afternoon Kyōko plays basketball with several other students. 261Students play
Afternoon When Kyōko is injured during the game, Orihime takes her to the nurse, only to be forced to use Santen Kesshun when a flower pot falls on them. Orihime protects Kyoko
Afternoon Kyōko reveals she also possesses special powers and threatens to tell Orihime's friends about Orihime's powers in order to alienate her. 261Kyoko suggests
Afternoon When Orihime asks her why she would do this, Kyōko recalls her past with Mai Suzuki, who abandoned her due to Kyōko's powers. 261Kyoko attempts
Afternoon Kyōko emits violet Reiatsu before running away as Orihime recalls seeing a Zanpakutō in her hands. 261Reiatsu surges
Afternoon The Mouthless Tōjū speaks with Kyōko about their lack of friends. Kyoko &amp; the Toju
Afternoon The Mouthless Tōjū forcefully possesses Kyōko after the latter denies wanting to kill Mai. 261Kyoko opens
Early Evening The possessed Kyōko hunts down and attacks Mai. 261Mai sees
Early Evening Kyōko manages to regain control of her body. 261Sword disappears
Evening When Mai passes out in fright, Kyōko loses all hope of acceptance from her, allowing the Mouthless Tōjū to completely possess her body. 261Mouthless Toju manifests
Evening
Ichigo vs. Mouthless Tōjū
When Orihime arrives, the Mouthless Tōjū attacks her, but Ichigo appears and forces the Mouthless Tōjū back. 261Ichigo forces
Evening
Ichigo vs. Mouthless Tōjū
As Ichigo clashes with the Mouthless Tōjū, Orihime senses Kyōko is still fighting inside of her body. 261Flame burns
Evening
Ichigo vs. Mouthless Tōjū
When Kyōko manages to momentarily paralyze the Mouthless Tōjū's body, Orihime separates her from the Mouthless Tōjū with Sōten Kisshun, allowing Ichigo to defeat the Mouthless Tōjū with a Getsuga Tenshō. Kyoko &amp; the Toju separated
Evening Rukia uses her Kikanshinki to wipe Mai's memory of recent events. 261Rukia holds
Afternoon Orihime and Kyōko become friends.