Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 104: The Shattered Ambitions of Go Koga

So has the Bount Go Koga reformed in some way since his disagreement and parting ways with Kariya? Maybe so. As Hitsugaya hurriedly arrives on the scene of his last sighting, he finds all of the shinigami there passed out on the ground, but thankfully there are no fatalities, and he thinks he recognises thisContinue reading “Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 104: The Shattered Ambitions of Go Koga”

Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 103: The Uncontrollable Blade

“What’s wrong with the strong killing the weak?” Yoshi Episode 103 opens mid-battle, with Yoshi just barely blocking the potentially devastating shot Ishida fired at her at the very end of the last episode. This particular battle has been going on for a while, and having just assumed him dead, Ishida clearly isn’t the kindContinue reading “Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 103: The Uncontrollable Blade”

Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 91: Ishida’s Powers Reborn!

“The Bounts were created by… Soul Society!”  Kariya Having been thoroughly and humiliatingly defeated again by Kariya, Ichigo is now a captive audience, and this one revelatory statement immediately puts everything about this arc in a different context. Kariya begins to elaborate on the Soul Society’s arguably irresponsible role in the Bounts’ creation, something thatContinue reading “Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 91: Ishida’s Powers Reborn!”

Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 87: The Thrill of Powers Combined, The Agony of Powers Lost

Sawatari and his Doll, Baura, look like they’ve defintively won this encounter, and he has no intention of letting his opponents escape either, swimming around them with the menacing movements of a lurking shark. As he sinks below them to attack, Rangiku uses the split-second opportunity to flash-step herself, Chad and Noba away, in anContinue reading “Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 87: The Thrill of Powers Combined, The Agony of Powers Lost”

Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 84: New Opponents Arrive! Izuru and Mabashi

This episode, we get two ongoing battles against the Bounts, and they both go in some decidedly unexpected directions… After Renji’s run-in with the Bitto, he has the good luck to get picked up by Urahara and Tessai, and is now recovering at his shop. At Urahara’s request, Tessai brings Hanataro there as well (againstContinue reading “Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 84: New Opponents Arrive! Izuru and Mabashi”

Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 83: Koga’s Regret

Rukia, Kurodo and Orihime have their work cut out for them against the female Bount that has ambushed them. Kurodo, assuming the form of Renji, tries to help out as best he can, as he can also summon Renji’s fighting style and Shinigami strength along with his appearance. Orihime joins in with a rare offensiveContinue reading “Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 83: Koga’s Regret”

Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 82: Confrontation with Dalk

The Bount invasion of Karakura Town continues unabated. They are very well aware of the Shinigami presence, and are keeping tabs on their enemies, Ichigo and his team in particular. They’ve now unanimously accepted the leadership of Kariya, so when he commands them to go out and take care of their new adversaries, they proceedContinue reading “Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 82: Confrontation with Dalk”

Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 79: Yoshino’s Last Stand

It’s the following day at the Urahara residence, and it’s shaping up to be a pretty typical morning, or at least as typical as it can get with this unusual cast of characters. Ichigo seems to have put his humiliating defeat behind him, after sparring with Renji the entire night before; they’re now both wipedContinue reading “Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 79: Yoshino’s Last Stand”

Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 78: A Tribe Without A Future

Things have slowed down a bit since the last episode, and now everyone is safely at Urahara’s. Ishida and Yoshino are on the mend, and Tessai is doing his best to tend to their injuries, when he isn’t being distracted and annoyed by the antics of Jinta and Kon. Meanwhile, the rest of the teamContinue reading “Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 78: A Tribe Without A Future”

Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 77: The Charming Wiles of Kariya

Kurodo and Noba are both left worse for the wear, after their unfortunate run-in with the powerful Shinigami, Ichinose, and both appear to be unconscious. Ririn is naturally distraught at the possible fate of her friends… that is, until she realises they’re just faking for attention…. On to more serious plot developments, like the battleContinue reading “Bleach Recap 2020, Episode 77: The Charming Wiles of Kariya”

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