So... I'm back. To me, this chapter was... hmm... interesting. I think the only thing that caught my attention was how did Urahara analyze the hot spring water to be capable to make his own?
And the Oken. Aizen wanted to make it to get to the Palace by taking every soul in Karakura Town to create it. So, if the Royal Guard's bones are the key, then Aizen was pretty much on track. If the key doesn't take a distinct shape, then that means the Royal Guard members ARE the key. If Aizen forged the key out of souls, he could have created an artificial being.
".. that thing..." Aizen was right: again. The Soul King, in my opinion, is a thing. A fragile, slender person, in a containment bubble that probably protects him or keeps him alive, is the Ki…
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What was the point of the Vandenreich invasion? Now, before you go all "Kubo wanted this to happen and Kubo wanted that to happen", think in story.
The way I see it:
- Kill shinigami and destroy buildings
- Capture Jakuho Raikoben, Kokujo Tengen Myo-oh, Senbonzakura Kageoshi, and Zanka No Tachi.
- "Kill" Izuru Kira, Kenpachi Zaraki, Byakuya Kuchiki, and Head Captain Yamamoto. (with Shunsui in an unknown condition.)
- Release the Soldat.
- Talk to Aizen.
- Retreat before Squad Zero shows up only to be partially delayed by Ichigo Kurosaki.
- Reveal how he escaped and a little bit about his past.
What was the point of half-way destroying the Soul Society? If I'm missing anything, please feel free to add. Other than that, safe chat, blah, blah, blah.…
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What do you think Yachiru, Ikkaku, and Yumichika are thinking/feelings if they are even aware of Kenpachi's defeat? I remember seeing a picture of a shocked/angry Yachiru but I doubt it was canon. One because Yamamoto was fighting Royd at that time. Two because it was probably just one of those "after-manga pages".Read more >
Okay, first and foremost, the "Bleach shoulder cut" is what most characters get and survive. This was not one of them. This just cut Yamamoto Genryūsai in half. He was brave to reach for Juhabach only to get his arm slashed. With Juhabach now in possession of Zanka no Tachi, and the Stern Ritters release their troops to slaughter the Soul Reapers, Squad 0 appears... or is it?
Remember, Kubo stated that Ishida would be key in this arc. Everyone thinks it's gonna be Ichigo. He's trapped. Get over it. And yet Kubo still illudes to us what happened to Kirge in Hueco Mundo.
Go and join Chōjirō, Captain Commander Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto.Read more >
Well now. It seems Juhabach set a trap for Yamamoto. Sending in Loyd's brother in as a decoy disguised as himself. Who knew there were two? Kubo really hit us with a curve ball because everyone was speculating the blonde guy was the real Juhabach. The real Juhabach was actually asking Aizen to join them. As much as I thought he would have said yes before I clicked to the next page, he said no which means less blood-shed on the Shinigami's part.
Also, bankai...? Really? Did Yamamoto really think that if he went bankai again against the REAL Juhabach he'd have a chance? Seems he, and us, were also mislead. It's not that they need information on his bankai, it's just that they needed someone strong enough to weild it.
The arrow from the sky mad…
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