Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 68: The Unexpected Culprit

The unwarranted and unexplained interference of the Mod-Soul trio continues to escalate, now beyond just Ichigo and his friends, to include other unrelated people, and potentially the entirety of Karakura Town, making them appear more dangerous with each passing episode. Ichigo and his friends have no idea what their next move is, and are sittingContinue reading “Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 68: The Unexpected Culprit”

Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 65: A Trio of Tricksters

For anyone who happened to forget about the Soul Society, Episode 65 opens with a solemn meeting of the Gotei 13. Presently they remain at high alert, and first and foremost on their minds is the potential threat posed by Aizen. Yamamoto, presiding over the meeting, announces an investigation force which will seek the whereaboutsContinue reading “Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 65: A Trio of Tricksters”

Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 64: The Bount Arc Begins

This episode kicks off what is the first major anime-only filler arc of the series, known as the Bount Arc. While there have been 2 previous filler episodes (33 and 50), even those are loosely based on side stories from the manga. While I would like to initially give more of my personal impressions ofContinue reading “Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 64: The Bount Arc Begins”

Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 63: Farewell to the Soul Society

‘Because of you the rain has finally stopped.’ Ichigo Kurosaki This is more or less a transitional episode, tying up some loose ends as the Soul Society Arc finally draws to a close. A week after Aizen’s escape, things seem to have settled down a bit in the Seireitei, as various individuals have started patchingContinue reading “Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 63: Farewell to the Soul Society”

Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 60: The True Enemy Revealed!

‘Admiration is the furthest state of understanding.‘ Sosuke Aizen Unfortunately for me, as a latecomer to the series, I can only imagine the shock of viewers at the time this episode was first aired. By the time I got around to it, the twist revelation of the story’s central villain had already become common knowledgeContinue reading “Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 60: The True Enemy Revealed!”

Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 59: Ichigo vs. Byakuya – the Battle Concludes

So the Ichigo vs. Byakuya fight is a wrap, right? Well, no. Things are only about to get more complicated, as it’s revealed that this is a battle of not two, but three wills. And the third will reveal itself in a most unorthodox fashion… It seemingly took forever, but Orihime, Uryu, Chad and theContinue reading “Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 59: Ichigo vs. Byakuya – the Battle Concludes”

Weekend Watch: My Thoughts On Vinland Saga (Part One)

(Spoilers ahead, by the way…) In what is both an attempt to not completely lose my mind with my intended yearlong Bleach recap (love the series, but it is hard work), and an attempt not to completely typecast myself with the aforementioned project, I’ve decided, for starters, to make some additional posts over the weekend,Continue reading “Weekend Watch: My Thoughts On Vinland Saga (Part One)”

The Hidden Abilities of Orihime: Bleach – Day 13, Episode 13

Ichigo is continuing his search for his sisters, but the search is called off when he encounters Kon, who gives his assurances that they’re both safely at home. Somewhat relieved, Ichigo then decides to continue handling the current hollow infestation in his hometown. So, at least for the time being, the hollow-killing contest continues, atContinue reading “The Hidden Abilities of Orihime: Bleach – Day 13, Episode 13”

The Hidden Abilities of Sado: Bleach – Day 12, Episode 12

The battle of Ichigo vs. Uryu continues. What kind of duel exactly will this be between Ichigo and Uryu? This is what Ichigo wants to know, and the answer he gets makes him a little flabbergasted. Uryu produces a small coin-shaped object, an object, that, when crushed and scattered, will attract numerous hollows. He thenContinue reading “The Hidden Abilities of Sado: Bleach – Day 12, Episode 12”

Enter The Quincy: Bleach – Day 11, Episode 11

Remember that guy from Ichigo’s school, the quiet one with the glasses? The one that always seems to be quietly observing Ichigo and his pals? What’s his deal, exactly? Well, it’s a pretty big deal, and this episode we get to find out… Ichigo and friends are getting chewed out by an absolutely livid schoolteacherContinue reading “Enter The Quincy: Bleach – Day 11, Episode 11”

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