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Drummers02
07-20-2006, 10:36 PM
Discuss the latest BLEACH anime and manga chapters here!!!


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Current Episode (America):
Episode 47 - The Avengers

Next Episode: Hitsugaya Howls!

http://www.veoh.com/videos/v10858345AsNN9P3?searchId=242176740699420819&rank=1


Current Episode (Japan):
Episode 139 - Ichigo vs Grimmjow, 11 second battle!


Next Episode: Ulquiorra's Scheme, the Moment when the Sun Sets!


Link: http://www.dattebayo.com/

Current Manga Chapter:
Chapter 289 - The Scarmask

Link: http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=NateMc008

Predalien
07-20-2006, 11:15 PM
Ive seen the manga version around for a while and Ive been tempted to buy it several times, but didnt. What is it about?

Galactus
07-20-2006, 11:22 PM
http://img134.imageshack.us/img134/6049/kenpachi01xo1.jpg


It's all about Kenpachi, possibly anime's most endearing pyscho.

Drummers02
07-21-2006, 12:56 AM
http://img134.imageshack.us/img134/6049/kenpachi01xo1.jpg


It's all about Kenpachi, possibly anime's most endearing pyscho.

His whole background story is totally awesome and the fact that...


he doesn't know his zanpakutō (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zanpakut%C5%8D)'s name and hasn't performed Bankai yet...


makes you want to watch this show more to see what he is actually capable of

Drummers02
07-21-2006, 12:57 AM
Ive seen the manga version around for a while and Ive been tempted to buy it several times, but didnt. What is it about?

A La...wikipedia...




Bleach follows the life of Ichigo Kurosaki (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ichigo_Kurosaki), a 15 year old high school student with the ability to see ghosts, and a shinigami (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shinigami_%28Bleach%29) (lit. god of death), or Soul Reaper in the English manga, named Rukia Kuchiki (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rukia_Kuchiki), who runs into him one day while searching for a hollow (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollow_%28Bleach%29) (an evil spirit). During the ensuing confrontation with the spirit, she is wounded and forced to transfer all of her powers into Ichigo. Thus the adventures of Ichigo and Rukia begin. Together they search for hollows and perform soul burials on wayward souls, cleansing the spirits and sending them to Soul Society (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soul_Society).

The early parts of the story focus mainly on the relationships between the characters, rather than the actual occupation of the shinigami. However, as events unfold, the story begins to delve deeper into the world of these gods of death on the "other side" called Soul Society.

sideburnz
07-21-2006, 03:23 PM
i watched up until episode seventy something i think. after Ichigo became pretty much invicible is when it started to turn me off from it. it probably should have ended by now. it'll be another one of those animes that just goes on too long. i did think it was pretty good up till then though.

coolerimmortal
07-21-2006, 06:44 PM
Like Naruto, Bleach is typical shonen drivel. It is highly overrated but well-loved. It's fun to read, and I still read the manga each week, but it's not that good.

Drummers02
07-21-2006, 09:20 PM
Like Naruto, Bleach is typical shonen drivel. It is highly overrated but well-loved. It's fun to read, and I still read the manga each week, but it's not that good.
totally agree....im just pushing myself to watch through it to see that hueco mondo stuff...so they can finish that damn story.....

Demons In The Night
07-23-2006, 03:31 PM
Like Naruto, Bleach is typical shonen drivel. It is highly overrated but well-loved. It's fun to read, and I still read the manga each week, but it's not that good.Blasphemy!

coolerimmortal
07-23-2006, 05:07 PM
Blasphemy!
Why? I spoke the truth.

Oldboy Bebop
07-24-2006, 02:57 AM
I watched the first 4-5 episodes on youtube. Pretty meh so far.

andarsoninflame
07-24-2006, 04:57 PM
maanga is leaps and bounds better

Demons In The Night
07-24-2006, 05:52 PM
maanga is leaps and bounds better That's true for most other anime series as well. Stuff often gets left out or changed in transition that really lowers it's quality

andarsoninflame
07-24-2006, 06:00 PM
That's true for most other anime series as well. Stuff often gets left out or changed in transition that really lowers it's qualityI wish they would just stop this stupid Story and follow the manga again

Galactus
07-24-2006, 08:12 PM
I wish they would just stop this stupid Story and follow the manga again
True the Bount filler saga really is immensely dull but it's leaps and bounds over the Naruto filler episodes.

Demons In The Night
07-24-2006, 09:59 PM
True the Bount filler saga really is immensely dull but it's leaps and bounds over the Naruto filler episodes.It's not bad for filler. It's pretty entertaining action wise, and a ton more watchable than Naruto's filler, but yeah, they should get back to the story soon.

Drummers02
07-24-2006, 10:11 PM
I watched the first 4-5 episodes on youtube. Pretty meh so far.
It takes a hell of a lot of patience.....even when it finally starts getting good...

Galactus
07-24-2006, 10:22 PM
It takes a hell of a lot of patience.....even when it finally starts getting good...
This is very, very true.

The Soul Society Arc changes everything.

Demons In The Night
07-24-2006, 11:06 PM
This is very, very true.

The Soul Society Arc changes everything.Yeah, that's when you bust out the popcorn and sit back and enjoy.

Drummers02
07-27-2006, 03:50 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v295/antabaca12/Bleach.jpg

Galactus
07-27-2006, 04:04 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v295/antabaca12/Bleach.jpg
I like the running joke with Rukia's terribly drawn diagrams with bunnies playing all the roles.

HobbitofUC
08-08-2006, 07:42 AM
It takes about 20 or so episodes for the story to start getting interesting, but its well worth the wait in my opinion. I think the animation is some of the best I've seen. The Energy power up sequences just look amazing....I've only seen up through the Soul Society Arc, and have been looking for a place to download more. A bumb in the right direction would be most appreciated....:D

Galactus
08-08-2006, 08:18 PM
It takes about 20 or so episodes for the story to start getting interesting, but its well worth the wait in my opinion. I think the animation is some of the best I've seen. The Energy power up sequences just look amazing....I've only seen up through the Soul Society Arc, and have been looking for a place to download more. A bumb in the right direction would be most appreciated....:D
YouTube has them all up to the current filler arc episodes.

wertham
08-09-2006, 12:13 AM
http://www.basehead.org/files/shots/1-Ruthay_Bleach_Matsumoto_Rangiku_01.jpg

Rangiku Matsumoto

Little is told about Rangiku's past. She came from Rukongai and was rescued as a child by Gin Ichimaru; the two soon became friends. In one short chapter from the manga, she was once asked by Ichimaru during her childhood what her birthdate was. She replied that she did not know because she had been alone for as far as she could remember. This possibly meant she was orphaned since birth. When he heard about this, Ichimaru told her that if this was the case, then her birthdate should be set on the day they met (the day she was not alone anymore).

It is not known how she became a shinigami or how she became lieutenant of the 10th Division. There are strong hints that she had been lieutenant of the 10th Division prior the promotion of the current captain, Tōshirō Hitsugaya.

Demons In The Night
08-09-2006, 07:44 PM
It takes about 20 or so episodes for the story to start getting interesting, but its well worth the wait in my opinion. I think the animation is some of the best I've seen. The Energy power up sequences just look amazing....I've only seen up through the Soul Society Arc, and have been looking for a place to download more. A bumb in the right direction would be most appreciated....:Dwww.bleachportal.net has up to the most recent episode (92) available by torrent, and the latest manga scan as well (238)

Demons In The Night
08-09-2006, 07:46 PM
http://www.basehead.org/files/shots/1-Ruthay_Bleach_Matsumoto_Rangiku_01.jpg

Rangiku Matsumoto

Little is told about Rangiku's past. She came from Rukongai and was rescued as a child by Gin Ichimaru; the two soon became friends. In one short chapter from the manga, she was once asked by Ichimaru during her childhood what her birthdate was. She replied that she did not know because she had been alone for as far as she could remember. This possibly meant she was orphaned since birth. When he heard about this, Ichimaru told her that if this was the case, then her birthdate should be set on the day they met (the day she was not alone anymore).

It is not known how she became a shinigami or how she became lieutenant of the 10th Division. There are strong hints that she had been lieutenant of the 10th Division prior the promotion of the current captain, Tōshirō Hitsugaya.Also known as the big breasted shinigami. Even more so (perhaps) than Inoue

HobbitofUC
08-09-2006, 08:57 PM
Also known as the big breasted shinigami. Even more so (perhaps) than Inoue
Inoue is still waay hotter....its the innocence I think...;)

Beyonce 3000
08-10-2006, 07:17 AM
I don't have internet or cable at home so when I'm bored, I surf from my phone. However, since I can't post from my phone, I had to come to an internet cafe..

$4/hr to defend Bleach...

To call this anime overrated is pure dreck..
In the fight anime genre, it is the current gold standard. It took the spot from the short-lived champ, Naruto, forever banned from my top list for MASSIVE filler and noooooo development in Naruto's abilities for like 100 eps.

70 eps of Bleach are better than 170 of Naruto.

Naruto is overrated. Bleach is near-perfect.

Now, I would have preferred to have been first in line to denouce the Bount storyline as crap-ola but I'm late to the party.

However, the Soul Society Story Arc has produced some of the finest storytelling and kick *** fight sequences in recent memory. The fights where Ichigo loses are better than some fight scenes in other anime. The fights between non-principal characters are better than some fight scenes in other animes.

I can't afford to spend all day here talking about it and I'm not going to change anyone's mind, but maybe I can prevent people from being poisoned by propoganda and like Demons said,

BLASPHEMY!

Also, you are forgetting or maybe you didn't notice something.

Ichigo by virtue of his little "friend" IS the most powerful being in that universe, excepting maybe the General. When that storyline breaks, I want to be there. If you don't know what I'm talking about, tough. Pay more attention.

But it's worth waiting for.

But lets not stop there. The comedy eps are as good as any out there. Rukia's stupid drawings, the Kara-Kara Heroes filler stories are funny and cute, the argueing, the lechery.. And Tits-o-plenty keep me coming back.

So NERTZ to you people who are too good to watch Bleach.

My only advice to noobs is WAIT FOR IT. I too thought it was kinda dumb for the first like, 12 eps.. then BAM! Hooked.

Beyonce 3000
08-10-2006, 07:21 AM
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/9/90/Kusajishi_Yachiru.jpg/250px-Kusajishi_Yachiru.jpg

Also, watch out for this one..
I hope they cut her loose soon. I'm guessing she might be stronger than Kenpachi but keeps it under wraps to avoid one-upping her hero/father/god/romantic idol..

andarsoninflame
08-10-2006, 09:49 AM
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/9/90/Kusajishi_Yachiru.jpg/250px-Kusajishi_Yachiru.jpg

Also, watch out for this one..
I hope they cut her loose soon. I'm guessing she might be stronger than Kenpachi but keeps it under wraps to avoid one-upping her hero/father/god/romantic idol..I woudlnt want to be around when she gets angry..

Beyonce 3000
08-10-2006, 11:33 AM
I woudlnt want to be around when she gets angry..
They haven't shown one little bite of her abilities, but considering she's the only lieutenant that hasn't drawn her sword AND she's the lieutenant under Kenpachi AND she never attended the academy AND she hasn't released her soul slayer to Shikai just like Kenpachi..... She's probably a monster.

Demons In The Night
08-10-2006, 12:52 PM
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/9/90/Kusajishi_Yachiru.jpg/250px-Kusajishi_Yachiru.jpg

Also, watch out for this one..
I hope they cut her loose soon. I'm guessing she might be stronger than Kenpachi but keeps it under wraps to avoid one-upping her hero/father/god/romantic idol..Yeah, I can't wait till we see this ***** in action. I bet she's going go to town on some unlucky fool.

HobbitofUC
08-10-2006, 01:54 PM
I woudlnt want to be around when she gets angry..I dunno if you could say shes more powerful than Kenpachi...thats just ludicrous...I will pee with anticipation for the day he discovers his zanpakuto's name and just unleashes Holy Hell....she is amazing though...theres something said for the juxtaposition of a sweet innocent looking pink haired little girl with insane amounts of power...:D

coolerimmortal
08-10-2006, 08:44 PM
I don't have internet or cable at home so when I'm bored, I surf from my phone. However, since I can't post from my phone, I had to come to an internet cafe..

$4/hr to defend Bleach...

To call this anime overrated is pure dreck..
In the fight anime genre, it is the current gold standard. It took the spot from the short-lived champ, Naruto, forever banned from my top list for MASSIVE filler and noooooo development in Naruto's abilities for like 100 eps.

70 eps of Bleach are better than 170 of Naruto.

Naruto is overrated. Bleach is near-perfect.

Now, I would have preferred to have been first in line to denouce the Bount storyline as crap-ola but I'm late to the party.

However, the Soul Society Story Arc has produced some of the finest storytelling and kick *** fight sequences in recent memory. The fights where Ichigo loses are better than some fight scenes in other anime. The fights between non-principal characters are better than some fight scenes in other animes.

I can't afford to spend all day here talking about it and I'm not going to change anyone's mind, but maybe I can prevent people from being poisoned by propoganda and like Demons said,

BLASPHEMY!

Also, you are forgetting or maybe you didn't notice something.

Ichigo by virtue of his little "friend" IS the most powerful being in that universe, excepting maybe the General. When that storyline breaks, I want to be there. If you don't know what I'm talking about, tough. Pay more attention.

But it's worth waiting for.

But lets not stop there. The comedy eps are as good as any out there. Rukia's stupid drawings, the Kara-Kara Heroes filler stories are funny and cute, the argueing, the lechery.. And Tits-o-plenty keep me coming back.

So NERTZ to you people who are too good to watch Bleach.

My only advice to noobs is WAIT FOR IT. I too thought it was kinda dumb for the first like, 12 eps.. then BAM! Hooked.
Watch more anime. Bleach is far from perfect. It's not especially good.

Galactus
08-10-2006, 10:31 PM
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/9/90/Kusajishi_Yachiru.jpg/250px-Kusajishi_Yachiru.jpg

Also, watch out for this one..
I hope they cut her loose soon. I'm guessing she might be stronger than Kenpachi but keeps it under wraps to avoid one-upping her hero/father/god/romantic idol..
I have a theory about her that I'm pretty sure has already crossed most of your minds already.


Yachiru is the materialization of Kenpachi's zanpaktou. The fact that both of them are unaware of this is the reason Kenpachi can't achieve bankai and conversely why Kenpachi's standard level or reiatsu is so hyper charged.

wertham
08-11-2006, 12:46 AM
Watch more anime. Bleach is far from perfect. It's not especially good.Yeah, I think it is especially good. Nice blend of intense action and insane comedy.

Bleach 25 is my alltime fave (to date)...


http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c172/wertham/Bleach25_106.jpg

Galactus
08-11-2006, 01:35 AM
Yeah, I think it is especially good. Nice blend of intense action and insane comedy.

Bleach 25 is my alltime fave (to date)...




http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c172/wertham/Bleach25_106.jpg



Come to think about it, there's a lot of boobage in Bleach.

Not that I have an overt problem with that or anything.

Demons In The Night
08-11-2006, 02:21 AM
Come to think about it, there's a lot of boobage in Bleach.

Not that I have an overt problem with that or anything.Tell me about it. I can think of 3 characters who have huge tits in bleach ( Shiba Kukaku, Inoue, and Matsumoto)

Not that it's a bad thing

HobbitofUC
08-11-2006, 07:08 AM
[QUOTE=Galactus]I have a theory about her that I'm pretty sure has already crossed most of your minds already.


Considering the back story of those two that seems a bit farfetched...dontchya think? I mean their relationship isnt one of deep understanding of one another...it seems alot less intimate than what is necessary for what you are proposing...

andarsoninflame
08-11-2006, 08:35 AM
I dunno if you could say shes more powerful than Kenpachi...thats just ludicrous...I will pee with anticipation for the day he discovers his zanpakuto's name and just unleashes Holy Hell....she is amazing though...theres something said for the juxtaposition of a sweet innocent looking pink haired little girl with insane amounts of power...:DI wasnt saying that If youve read up to the kenpachi/Ichigo fight when Ichigo's friends interfere she looks scary powerful

HobbitofUC
08-11-2006, 11:45 AM
Hey, does anyone know the name of the song that comes in when Ichigo is about to kick some major @$$? I love it but I have no idea what it is...

HobbitofUC
08-11-2006, 11:46 AM
I wasnt saying that If youve read up to the kenpachi/Ichigo fight when Ichigo's friends interfere she looks scary powerfulI agree, she does look crazy powerful. I really want to see her fight. I imagine her to be really fast, like yoda is in Attack of the Clones, except cuter...lol.

Galactus
08-11-2006, 08:58 PM
I agree, she does look crazy powerful. I really want to see her fight. I imagine her to be really fast, like yoda is in Attack of the Clones, except cuter...lol.
We haven't even seen her zanpaktou yet. I wonder if she uses that little wheel at the bottom for something?

Drummers02
08-12-2006, 12:40 AM
I have a theory about her that I'm pretty sure has already crossed most of your minds already.


Yachiru is the materialization of Kenpachi's zanpaktou. The fact that both of them are unaware of this is the reason Kenpachi can't achieve bankai and conversely why Kenpachi's standard level or reiatsu is so hyper charged.

That totally crossed my mind too.....I guess we'll have to wait...but with all the twists this series has.....I wouldn't doubt it.


As for this series being nearly perfect....I wouldn't go that far.

Beyonce 3000
08-12-2006, 08:05 AM
We haven't even seen her zanpaktou yet. I wonder if she uses that little wheel at the bottom for something?
It's to carry her soul slayer around.. like a kid's backpack!

Cute..

wertham
08-13-2006, 07:07 AM
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c172/wertham/bleach92_01.jpg


Shiba Kuukaku appears in chapters 78-84 of the Bleach manga and episodes 23-25 of the anime. Although her stint in the story is short, it's very important to the events of the Soul Society arc.

When Ichigo and Co. arrive in Soul Society they find themselves in the outskirts of the area, and they need to get into the center, the city Seireitei where the Shinigami, and most importantly, Rukia are. They find that the center of Soul Society is closed off by a large gate, and guarded by a larger gatekeeper. Ichigo defeats the gatekeeper, who willingly opens the gate after acknowledging defeat, however Ichimaru Gin - a Shinigami Captains knocks Ichigo back through the gate opening using his Soul Cutter sword, and then he shuts the gate.

Now needing an alternative route into the core of Soul Society, Yoruichi asks the village elder where Shiba Kuukaku is now living. His reponse to her query is 'You're not going to go in THAT are you?!' This conversation is short-lived as a man named Ganjuu comes barreling into the village elder's home. He and Ichigo immediately take a disliking to each other (mostly because Ganjuu hates all Shinigami) and they start fighting with each other. The fight stops when Ganjuu notices the time and runs off to leave.

After this encounter, Yoruichi leads the crew to Shiba Kuukaku's home. As they wander around the outskirts of town, Yoruichi explains that once they find Shiba-san's home they'll know it. And she wasn't kidding. Shiba Kuukaku's home is just that.....it's labeled 'SHIBA KUUKAKU' on the outside on a banner that is being held by two huge arms coming out of the ground!!! The house is underneath the banner and there is a huge chimney stack on the backside of the house. Two large burly moustached men -- Koganehiko and Shiruganehiko are there to greet Ichigo and the others, and they immediately do not want to grant them access. That is until they see Yoruichi who they recognize as a friend of Kuukaku's. The two men lead the team down the stairs into Kuukaku's home and as the door is opened it is a great surprise to everyone that Kuukaku is none other than a woman! And a skimpily clad, busty, one-armed one at that!

wertham
08-14-2006, 11:07 PM
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c172/wertham/bleach92_02.jpg

Shiba Kuukaku is foremost known all around Soul Society as the best fireworks maker around. Kuukaku is also known for her weird designs around her house which complies to the different themes she makes (this year's design was 2 arms holding a banner).

Drummers02
08-15-2006, 05:23 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v295/antabaca12/Yoruichi.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v295/antabaca12/IchigovsAbarai.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v295/antabaca12/Ichigo.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v295/antabaca12/BleachGroup.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v295/antabaca12/abaraivsichigo.jpg

HobbitofUC
08-16-2006, 06:11 AM
http://www.animegalleries.net/albums/bleach/kurosaki_ichigo/bleach_ichigo1322.png


This scene is one of my favorites...

wertham
08-16-2006, 02:16 PM
This scene is one of my favorites...The world will never know. ;)

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c172/wertham/bleach92_04.jpg

LocoPopo
09-03-2006, 03:32 PM
I have a theory about her that I'm pretty sure has already crossed most of your minds already.


Yachiru is the materialization of Kenpachi's zanpaktou. The fact that both of them are unaware of this is the reason Kenpachi can't achieve bankai and conversely why Kenpachi's standard level or reiatsu is so hyper charged.
I don't know about that but I ancipate seeing her true power when Kenpachi gets seriously injured and she comes in out of no where. And it is HER that is the Demon re-incarnate, not Kenpachi.

HobbitofUC
09-04-2006, 04:39 PM
Whats up with the recent episodes not being out? They didnt announce any double episodes, so I dont get why they didnt air...anyone?

Caspis Sinclair
09-04-2006, 08:44 PM
Read the manga.

That's all I can say to everyone who is impatient for the anime to return to it's original story. In all likelyhood it's going to be a LONG time before that happens.
If you just can't stand the idea of spoiling the story by reading the manga then be prepared to wait 6-12 months for the anime to pick up again.

If you DO decide to wait for the story to pick up again all I can say is... it's definately worth the wait. If the Soul Society arc is what got you liking the show then you can't possibly be dissapointed with the new episodes once they start airing.

Lots of new characters... lots of Bankai. :D

LocoPopo
09-05-2006, 12:18 PM
Read the manga.

That's all I can say to everyone who is impatient for the anime to return to it's original story. In all likelyhood it's going to be a LONG time before that happens.
If you just can't stand the idea of spoiling the story by reading the manga then be prepared to wait 6-12 months for the anime to pick up again.

If you DO decide to wait for the story to pick up again all I can say is... it's definately worth the wait. If the Soul Society arc is what got you liking the show then you can't possibly be dissapointed with the new episodes once they start airing.

Lots of new characters... lots of Bankai. :D
What's holding back the Anime if the manga is that far ahead? Usually fillers are created when they're developing the story but this Blount **** is getting lame.

Drummers02
09-05-2006, 02:33 PM
What's holding back the Anime if the manga is that far ahead? Usually fillers are created when they're developing the story but this Blount **** is getting lame.yea, it's getting hella repetitive and it seems liek they're just throwing in random fights left and right now.....

And for some reason, all the character development with Ichigo and Bayakuya is completely diminished.

Drummers02
09-05-2006, 02:34 PM
Whats up with the recent episodes not being out? They didnt announce any double episodes, so I dont get why they didnt air...anyone?Most likely it's going to be a special.

LocoPopo
09-05-2006, 06:11 PM
yea, it's getting hella repetitive and it seems liek they're just throwing in random fights left and right now.....

And for some reason, all the character development with Ichigo and Bayakuya is completely diminished.
Manga or Anime?

Caspis Sinclair
09-05-2006, 06:19 PM
What's holding back the Anime if the manga is that far ahead? Usually fillers are created when they're developing the story but this Blount **** is getting lame.

That's the problem... the manga ISN'T very far ahead. I forget exactly how many but it's only around 50-60 chapters ahead. That might sound like a lot but that would probably only make for 20 or so actual episodes at most.

Then they would have to pause and do fillers... AGAIN.

I agree that the fillers aren't nearly as good as the main story was but it's still better than just getting re-runs.... or getting Naruto-level fillers. The Bounto arc is pretty weak but it hasn't even come close to reaching the level of crap that Naruto has been producing this past year.

Go give BleachExile a visit... the only regret you may have is that after catching up with the manga you'll be even more anxious for the anime to pick up again.

This isn't really much of a spoiler because I'm being vague but if you read the manga you'll get to see...
(still...don't read unless you don't want to know ANYTHING AT ALL that's new)

Urahara fight against Aizen's new creations
Rukia kick some @ss with her newly restored power
Sado and Inoue finally become useful
Ishida of course regains his Quincy powers (did ANYONE doubt it?)
A suprising Bankai

Drummers02
09-05-2006, 09:04 PM
Manga or Anime?
anime.

Drummers02
09-05-2006, 09:04 PM
Manga or Anime?
anime.

Beyonce 3000
09-09-2006, 05:58 AM
I can't even watch the Bount story line. I kept fast forwarding through eps hoping it would go away... man is it taking forever. Even fast forwarding I'm getting bored.

I hate when characters achieve a level of greatness and then, the very next enemy... they are stumped/defeated..

What was the point of beating A) The strongest - brute strength wise captains in Soul Society and B) The most gifted... and you can't whup some freaking vampires and some traitor/exile who couldn't beat the guy you beat???

That's just my SHORT version of that particular beef. It's such a cliche that EVERY new character has to be soooo much stronger than the last as to make the last ones seem kind of laughable despite seem unsurmountable and great previously...

For once I'd like to see an anime where someone achieves ultimate power and just stays there, if only as a comedy... Yu Yu Hakusho is one of the few shows that came close to getting that right. It was only in rare moments that Yusuke met someone more powerful and had to overcome..

But I rant..

Looking forward to the new soul society eps. Oh and they need to get around to killing that hollow that killed his mom.

LocoPopo
09-18-2006, 04:45 PM
All I gotta say is, this is gonna kick ***:

http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=ja&u=http://www.jp.playstation.com/scej/title/bleach/blade/&sa=X&oi=translate&resnum=2&ct=result&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dbleach%2Bblade%2Bbattlers%26hl%3Den%2 6lr%3D%26sa%3DG

Mnemosyne
09-18-2006, 06:27 PM
Ichigo shares my birthday and my red hair (also, we're both really badass!), so I decided to read Bleach. This probably isn't the best reason to read a series, but eh, it's better than nothing.

Well, anyway, it's a good read if you like guys looking badass and girls with big boobs. Other than that, it's pretty typical and repetitive (not really bad, just not particularly spectactular). It doesn't really add anything new to the fighting genre or to the concept of shinigami (a fairly common theme in manga).

Beyonce 3000
09-25-2006, 06:37 AM
Ichigo shares my birthday and my red hair (also, we're both really badass!), so I decided to read Bleach. This probably isn't the best reason to read a series, but eh, it's better than nothing.

Well, anyway, it's a good read if you like guys looking badass and girls with big boobs. Other than that, it's pretty typical and repetitive (not really bad, just not particularly spectactular). It doesn't really add anything new to the fighting genre or to the concept of shinigami (a fairly common theme in manga).
I'm sure it might read lame (I can't do manga, myself.. all that black and white with heavy ink.. page after page looks the same to me..)

But it KILLS as an anime. Some of the fight scenes are legendary in terms of choreography (yeah, I know it's not really choreography), sound effects and the pure sense of power on display.

Check it out, hang in there until around ep 59.. thank me later.

HobbitofUC
12-28-2006, 11:59 AM
Seriously, how many more episodes of this Bounto bull are we going to have to watch?

I will say Kariya's doll, Messer is fricken sweet. The lighting deal completely took me by surprise....

Beyonce 3000
12-28-2006, 03:05 PM
Seriously, how many more episodes of this Bounto bull are we going to have to watch?

I will say Kariya's doll, Messer is fricken sweet. The lighting deal completely took me by surprise....
I think it's over. Now all we have to do is endure the remorse eps for about 2 eps. Lots of "why?" and "was it worth it?" and "I was useless" and "I will get stronger to protect my important people"

Then, only Galactus knows

andarsoninflame
12-28-2006, 03:12 PM
at least the filler ark doesn't completely blow, the manga's still very strong though.

Beyonce 3000
12-30-2006, 08:07 PM
You know what I really love about Bleach? The theme music. I love that song they play when ****'s about to jump off. You know the one, it sounds like a rusty weather vane swaying in the wind at high noon.

I was just watching the opening scene of the first ep on CN and after Rukia's monologue, they hit the music.. I was like, "**** yeah"..

That's what I like about Bleach, the commitment to badass. People can talk **** all they want, Bleach kicks *** in all the ways that matter.

Galactus
12-30-2006, 08:11 PM
You know what I really love about Bleach? The theme music. I love that song they play when ****'s about to jump off. You know the one, it sounds like a rusty weather vane swaying in the wind at high noon.

I was just watching the opening scene of the first ep on CN and after Rukia's monologue, they hit the music.. I was like, "**** yeah"..

That's what I like about Bleach, the commitment to badass. People can talk **** all they want, Bleach kicks *** in all the ways that matter.
It's also nice to see a shounen fight series that doesn't take itself 100% seriously and yet still have some poignant moments.

Mnemosyne
12-30-2006, 08:27 PM
Hey, the Bount arc has this guy:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v220/Visimore/NoCommento.jpg

...So it can't be that bad.

coolerimmortal
12-30-2006, 08:35 PM
You know what I really love about Bleach? The theme music. I love that song they play when ****'s about to jump off. You know the one, it sounds like a rusty weather vane swaying in the wind at high noon.

I was just watching the opening scene of the first ep on CN and after Rukia's monologue, they hit the music.. I was like, "**** yeah"..

That's what I like about Bleach, the commitment to badass. People can talk **** all they want, Bleach kicks *** in all the ways that matter.If you want to see badass, check out Berserk.

Mnemosyne
12-30-2006, 08:52 PM
If you want to see badass, check out Berserk.I think a better example of absolute badassry would be Maria-sama ga Miteru. Manly anime at its finest.

Galactus
01-15-2007, 05:28 PM
The fillers are finally over! (http://youtube.com/watch?v=Qe8cq1JOQOc)

6245155124651455736479223
01-15-2007, 10:15 PM
You know what I really love about Bleach? The theme music. I love that song they play when ****'s about to jump off. You know the one, it sounds like a rusty weather vane swaying in the wind at high noon.

I was just watching the opening scene of the first ep on CN and after Rukia's monologue, they hit the music.. I was like, "**** yeah"..

That's what I like about Bleach, the commitment to badass. People can talk **** all they want, Bleach kicks *** in all the ways that matter.

I'm still at the beginning of the series, but so far, the thing I hate most is the music. It wasn't so bad the first few times I heard it, but they repeat the same music over and over and over again. Soon it will be grating on my nerves. I may just give up soon, especially since they are starting with the ultra long fights with people standing around having flash backs and talking. It's why I avoid most shows of this type. The music just makes it worse.

Beyonce 3000
01-17-2007, 03:44 PM
Bleach 110 kicks MUCH ***!!!!

WOO HOO!!


ALLLLL KILLER...NO FILLER!!!!

Galactus
01-17-2007, 06:43 PM
Bleach 110 kicks MUCH ***!!!!

WOO HOO!!


ALLLLL KILLER...NO FILLER!!!!
Next episode, the Grand Fisher gets his come uppance from a very unlikely person and Ishida finally gets back on the road to regaining his powers for good.

sideburnz
01-17-2007, 06:46 PM
Bleach 110 kicks MUCH ***!!!!

WOO HOO!!


ALLLLL KILLER...NO FILLER!!!!so if I skipped all the bount storyline and just watch episode 110 will i be lost?

Galactus
01-17-2007, 07:01 PM
so if I skipped all the bount storyline and just watch episode 110 will i be lost?
No.

In fact you'll be a better person for it because you won't have to be reminded about how much the Bount totally sucked as villains when the Arrancar show up.

Beyonce 3000
01-17-2007, 07:30 PM
so if I skipped all the bount storyline and just watch episode 110 will i be lost?No.. in fact, double-hell-no. Galactus is dead-on as usual.

If you never watch one ep of the Bount storyline you will actually be a happier person for the non-experience. Those of us who got itchy and went back to watch a few eps are scarred for life. It was so bad that I actually ditched the arc about 5 eps in. I was in denial. I thought it would wrap up in a few eps. It didn't.

So then, I waited until the end. I figured the final battles would rock. They didn't. I mean, I hate to be a spoiler but every last one of the bount died like the worthless bitches they really were. Worse, some of them didn't even have the decency to die. It bugs me just talking about it.

Skip the entire arc as next to NOTHING happened. Ishida gets his powers back and then, whoops! Just kidding! No powers back! Orihime gets tough but only after proving once again that her stupid shy routine is a liability and quite frankly a reason to reach into the screen and punch her in the face.

Ep 110 is feeling like what I loved about Bleach in the early days of the show. A little humor, some interesting sci-fi, great character design, balance and really big monsters and really big swords. Plus we get new classes of creatures.

I'm suuuuuuper stoked. Now if Naruto would stop the trainwreck of suck. One Piece too. One Piece was just kicking some serious *** after a tedious story arc and then it plunges, inexplicably into filler of the absolute worst kind. Whoever wrote these alternative universe eps should be castrated and dragged through the streets.

That was my: One Piece rules and you just don't know it because Cartoon Network makes it look dumb but it's not dumb, it might be the greatest long running show in the history of man but nobody but me and a few million japanese kids care and that's ok with me because One Piece has fight scenes way cooler than Bleach and Naruto both especially at the end of their arcs but no one ever makes it that far they can't get past the rubber arms and talking reindeer character to see that Monkey D. Luffy is so badass he could kick Ichigo and Naruto's *** combined plug.

Galactus- tell me YOU know how good One Piece is. I want to believe He Who Is knows the glory of the real show and not the horror of the 4kids abomination. If you don't, World Eater, please give it a try. For me.

Galactus
01-17-2007, 07:40 PM
Galactus- tell me YOU know how good One Piece is. I want to believe He Who Is knows the glory of the real show and not the horror of the 4kids abomination. If you don't, World Eater, please give it a try. For me.
Sorry Beyonce.

It's a ****ing rubber pirate.