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Bleach is a television show based on a manga, or Japanese comic book, of the same name. The show originally aired in Japan before being translated into English and airing in the United States. Encompassing sixteen seasons, Bleach is one of the most popular animes, or Japanese animation shows, available.

Bleach centers around the main character, Ichigo Kurosaki. Ichigo is a teen who can see spirits. One day, he meets a woman names Rukia who is a Soul Reaper. As a Soul Reaper, she guides spirits between the living world and the afterlife. When she meets Ichigo, she is tracking a lost soul, called a Hollow.

Rukia is injured by the Hollow she's tracking. She offers half of her spiritual energy to Ichigo, so that he can continue tracking the Hollow. Things don't go as planned, however, and Ichigo ends up with more energy than either he or Rukia planned. Because of this, Ichigo himself becomes a Soul Reaper. Because Rukia is so weakened by the loss of her energy, Ichigo must take over her role, tracking lost souls and guiding spirits from the living world to the afterlife.

Throughout the rest of the series, Ichigo and Rukia must learn to work together in order to stay safe and protect each other. Rukia attempts to train Ichigo as best she can so that he can successfully perform the duties of a Soul Reaper. Conversely, when Rukia gets in trouble for giving away so much power, Ichigo must find a way to rescue her and keep her out of harm's way.

Ichigo undergoes training with different master Soul Reapers. He learns more about the strange society, between the living and the dead, that he has entered. As time goes on, Ichigo and his friends must face many challenges, including traitors, Hollows and even war. Bleach is an action-packed, exciting show that is sure to captivate both old and new anime fans.

Saturday 12:00 AM et/pt on TV Tokyo
27 Seasons, 733 Episodes
October 11, 2014
Animation & Cartoons, Anime
8.2/10
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Bleach Full Episode Guide

  • Ichigo and Ginjo both release their Bankai to settle the score once and for all.

  • The battle between Byakuya and Tsukishima escalates as they both push their powers to the limit.

  • The Soul Reapers take on the Xcution members in one-on-one battles.

  • Under the orders of Head Captain Yamamoto, the 13 Court Guard Squad Soul Reapers share their Spirit Energy to restore Ichigo's lost powers.

  • Ginjo reveals his true colors by attacking Ichigo and stripping him of his Fullbring powers.

  • Ichigo is shocked to learn that Chad and Orihime have now sided with Tsukishima and are even willing to fight Ichigo to protect their precious friend.

  • Ichigo escapes from his house in confusion after witnessing his friends and family welcoming Tsukishima as if they've known him for years.

  • Uryu begins his own investigation to track down the enemy who attacked him.

  • Orihime and Chad exchange what information they have about Tsukishima to figure out what he has done to the both of them.

  • Ichigo, with Orihime standing by as his healer, enters his training with Ginjo.

  • On New Year's Day, Izuru hosts a kite-flying contest in the hopes of everyone having a good time.

  • Uryu asks Orihime to heal his injuries after sensing that his assailant has now made contact with Ichigo.

  • Tsukishima breaks into the Xcution hideout where Ichigo is training. Learning that he was the one who attacked Uryu and Orihime, a furious Ichigo proceeds to attack Tsukishima.

  • Ichigo begins his training with Jackie Tristan, who brings out her Fullbring power Dirty Boots.

  • Ichigo asks Ginjo to let him fight one of the Xcution members for his training.

  • Ichigo and Chad rush to find Orihime, who they believe may be in danger.

  • On her way home from school, Orihime is suddenly stopped and asked to die by a man named Shishigawara.

  • Ichigo begins training to regain his Soul Reaper powers at the Xcution's hideout.

  • Unable to bear seeing his friends get attacked, Ichigo decides to call on Ginjo for some answers.

  • Uryu is rushed to the hospital after being cut down by an unknown attacker.

  • A year has passed since Ichigo lost his Soul Reaper powers, becoming a normal teenager.

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