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#52 Sep 12 2009 at 3:06 AM Rating: Good
Stuffs happened, recently.

It made me happy, as opposed to the "doing nothing to further the plot" arc that had been going on.
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#53 Sep 17 2009 at 6:56 AM Rating: Decent
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An interesting ability, if a bit treacherous for the wielder of the zanpakutou itself too.

The fights do seem to wrap up quickly, I'm still hoping to see Urahara's bankai, most likely against Aizen.
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#54 Sep 17 2009 at 9:36 PM Rating: Good
Yay, a new Bankai!

Shouldn't be over though, as by all rights this #1 Espada should be raping this dude. Hollow-Bankai-Ichigo had trouble with Grimmjow & what was he, #6?
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#55 Sep 18 2009 at 3:21 AM Rating: Decent
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I admit, the new one was interesting. Also, I'm glad that while it took FOREVER to actually start up, the fights themselves aren't endlessly going on and on.
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#56 Sep 18 2009 at 7:28 AM Rating: Decent
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lolgaxe wrote:
I admit, the new one was interesting. Also, I'm glad that while it took FOREVER to actually start up, the fights themselves aren't endlessly going on and on.


A frightening thought came to mind, what if all they are doing now is only a hypnotic trick by Aizen?

He can fool people quite well.

I must say it would be rather disheartening if that were to happen.

They kill them all and then he just sheats his sword and they're all back again.

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Shouldn't be over though, as by all rights this #1 Espada should be raping this dude. Hollow-Bankai-Ichigo had trouble with Grimmjow & what was he, #6?


Maybe not though, yes that no. 1 is way above Grimmjow, but Ichigo was unable to do more than scratch the no. 4 Ulquoirra in that form. It took that Viking-Hollow-Bankai-Ichigo version to finish him off.

And I suppose we can assume that Kyouraku Shunsui is the strongest captain, apart from Yamamoto I suppose.

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#57 Sep 18 2009 at 7:38 AM Rating: Decent
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I found the child's game power to be a bit on the silly side, even for Bleach.
#58 Sep 18 2009 at 8:39 AM Rating: Good
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I found the child's game power to be a bit on the silly side, even for Bleach.


Despite that, i thought it's implementation was rather creative.
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#59 Sep 18 2009 at 1:49 PM Rating: Decent
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A frightening thought came to mind, what if all they are doing now is only a hypnotic trick by Aizen?


I don't recall him drawing his sword at least once, unless he still has the same effect going on over them from when he left..
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#60 Sep 18 2009 at 3:03 PM Rating: Decent
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A frightening thought came to mind, what if all they are doing now is only a hypnotic trick by Aizen?


I don't recall him drawing his sword at least once, unless he still has the same effect going on over them from when he left..


Yeah, it's an unlikely event, I hope anyway.

Still, good way to check the odds, although it would be a better way to just get all the opposition killed I suppose.
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#61 Sep 18 2009 at 3:39 PM Rating: Decent
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Zieveraar wrote:
And I suppose we can assume that Kyouraku Shunsui is the strongest captain, apart from Yamamoto I suppose.

According to some cannon materiel, Unohana is technically stronger, though she has yet to display any ability.
#62 Sep 26 2009 at 6:28 PM Rating: Good
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Sooo

What amazes me is that Shunsui beat Stark without his Bankai, at least I never saw him use bankai, so I'm assuming it's in his first form. It kinda ****** me off that the Vizroids really did not do anything at all (besides hachii).

The big "shock" is Aizen giving Tia the axe. Granted, it would of ended the same either way (if Toshiro could beat her by himself he would have no problem with Lisa and Hyori backing him up.) Now we can only assume that either Aizen is gonna have a whole new batch of Espada... or maybe this whole segment can finally end...

Oh but I forgot Yammy is still alive and we have to change locations and see how that fight is going.
#63 Sep 26 2009 at 9:04 PM Rating: Good
I'm fairly certain that was Shunsui's Bankai, as his "first release" is the two swords.

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#64 Sep 27 2009 at 12:25 PM Rating: Good
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He certainly has two swords in the manga when fighting stark. Remember just about everyone's first release has a special power too, and I guess his is just incredibly broken.
#65 Sep 27 2009 at 1:14 PM Rating: Decent
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I'm fairly certain that was Shunsui's Bankai, as his "first release" is the two swords.

No. Shunsui's zanpaktu exists as a katana and wakizashi by default. What you saw was his Shikai.
#66 Oct 09 2009 at 3:17 AM Rating: Decent
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Yup, something definatly happened this week. I don't think she'll be staying dead though.
#67 Oct 09 2009 at 3:40 AM Rating: Decent
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I was hoping for Kensei.
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#68 Oct 11 2009 at 5:18 AM Rating: Decent
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Speaking of Bleach, Dattebayo has the third Bleach movie up on their site. A bunch of people get amnesia, Rukia turns into a Dark Knight, and Seretei gets raped by a giant squid monster and most of the captains and vice captains pull out their Shikai to deal with it. Urahara even gets in on the fight for once. The ending was a bit sappy, but it was still pretty decent.
#69 Oct 12 2009 at 1:55 AM Rating: Decent
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Turin wrote:
Speaking of Bleach, Dattebayo has the third Bleach movie up on their site. A bunch of people get amnesia, Rukia turns into a Dark Knight, and Seretei gets raped by a giant squid monster and most of the captains and vice captains pull out their Shikai to deal with it. Urahara even gets in on the fight for once. The ending was a bit sappy, but it was still pretty decent.


Unfortunately, still the same basic tale though, something from the past comes back to bite them all in the ***.

So far, the new filler doesn't seem to follow this trend, but it can still happen unfortunately.

The movie wasn't bad, just nothing really all that new.

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#70 Oct 12 2009 at 5:43 AM Rating: Good
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Turin wrote:
Speaking of Bleach, Dattebayo has the third Bleach movie up on their site. A bunch of people get amnesia, Rukia turns into a Dark Knight, and Seretei gets raped by a giant squid monster and most of the captains and vice captains pull out their Shikai to deal with it. Urahara even gets in on the fight for once. The ending was a bit sappy, but it was still pretty decent.


Unfortunately, still the same basic tale though, something from the past comes back to bite them all in the ***.

So far, the new filler doesn't seem to follow this trend, but it can still happen unfortunately.

The movie wasn't bad, just nothing really all that new.



Yup. Watched it last night, I'd give it a 7/10.
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#71 Oct 16 2009 at 1:44 AM Rating: Good
Ichigo's back. Apparently he can now go Bankai'd-Viking-Hollow-Mask form at will.

I'm guessing he'll be about equal with Aizen power-wise, when he makes it back to town.
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#72 Oct 16 2009 at 5:25 AM Rating: Decent
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Omegavegeta wrote:
Ichigo's back. Apparently he can now go Bankai'd-Viking-Hollow-Mask form at will.
Just when I thought I couldn't have less respect for the series, they throw in Super Saiyan 3.
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#73 Oct 16 2009 at 6:36 AM Rating: Good
Well, Ichigo's done shikai, bankai, hollowfication, hollow-mask, & whatever the **** Viking-Mask Ichigo is supposed to be.

So this would actually be SSJ4 or 5? I don't really count his pre-mask hollow form, so let's stick with Super Saiyan 4.

But instead of a monkey, Ichigo's has him turn into a ************* Viking, with a hole in his chest.
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#74 Oct 22 2009 at 6:51 PM Rating: Decent
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Oh god. I foresee another Ichigo vs. Inner Ichigo match coming up. Smiley: motz
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#75 Oct 22 2009 at 10:29 PM Rating: Decent
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Well, Ichigo's done shikai, bankai, hollowfication, hollow-mask, & whatever the **** Viking-Mask Ichigo is supposed to be.

So this would actually be SSJ4 or 5? I don't really count his pre-mask hollow form, so let's stick with Super Saiyan 4.

But instead of a monkey, Ichigo's has him turn into a mother@#%^ing Viking, with a hole in his chest.


Damnit.. because of the SSJ reference I had to go and catch myself up.. and now I'm up a few hours after I wanted to get to sleep..
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#76 Oct 23 2009 at 4:58 AM Rating: Decent
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It's about time those two got back into the fight. The next couple should be interesting as long as they stay away from another one of Ichigo's getting to know himself fights. As a side note, Rukia dressed as a devil Smiley: thumbsup.
#77 Oct 24 2009 at 8:23 AM Rating: Decent
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But ofcourse, since Inoue doesn't like Ichigo all that much whilst him being Viking, he can't fully use his power anymore. That guy really needs to work on his self esteem. It gets a bit boring though, not the first time they did this.

Raw power against raw power again, should be fun next time Kenpachi fights.
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#78 Oct 24 2009 at 10:26 AM Rating: Good
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should be fun next time Kenpachi fights.
You know, it just dawned on me. The reason I continue to read Bleach is because I want to see Kenpachi's Super Saiyan transformations, but at the same time I'm curious how long they can go without him having to do a transformation.

If it does happen, I hope it isn't something silly like Byakuya's.
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#79 Oct 24 2009 at 5:56 PM Rating: Decent
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should be fun next time Kenpachi fights.
You know, it just dawned on me. The reason I continue to read Bleach is because I want to see Kenpachi's Super Saiyan transformations, but at the same time I'm curious how long they can go without him having to do a transformation.

If it does happen, I hope it isn't something silly like Byakuya's.
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That is definitely high on my wish list too, just to see what exactly his bankai is going to be like. Not sure if they're ever going to go there though, heck, they're happey with him just holding his sword with two hands.
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#80 Oct 24 2009 at 10:53 PM Rating: Good
We dunno if Kenpachi even got his sword's name yet, heh.
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#81 Oct 24 2009 at 11:16 PM Rating: Decent
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Aside from deus ex machina, we know he doesn't know it.
#82 Oct 25 2009 at 6:54 PM Rating: Good
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Man, I actually started reading the manga, and I really wish I had started earlier. It's nice actually getting to see stuff happen.
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#83 Oct 28 2009 at 11:24 AM Rating: Good
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I agree with everyone. One of the reasons I continue to read is because I want to see more Bankai's Especially Kempachis. It does sort of make me mad that at times characters can seem super weak and then super strong. I hope the Yammy fight can get over with and Ichigo and the others actually get to Aizen.
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New anime intro implies the filler is going to last a lot longer than I expected.
#85 Oct 29 2009 at 12:40 PM Rating: Good
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Fine by me. Keeps the anime separate from the manga and I actually think this filler is kinda interesting.
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#86 Oct 29 2009 at 2:55 PM Rating: Decent
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Will we get to see Unohana kick some ****? IT's about time she showed that she is canonically the second most powerful captain.
#87 Oct 30 2009 at 12:02 AM Rating: Good
I'm thinking Unohana may just go up against Aizen himself, as the two of them seemed close-ish before the plot twist revealed him to be the villian.

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#88 Nov 02 2009 at 8:21 PM Rating: Good
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EDIT: Hur dur, learn to read the posts above mine. Stupid Fishy.

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#89 Nov 04 2009 at 10:54 AM Rating: Decent
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Fine by me. Keeps the anime separate from the manga and I actually think this filler is kinda interesting.


So far it's pretty good, fun. I do still feel that they'll mess it up soon though lol.
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#90 Nov 05 2009 at 6:10 PM Rating: Decent
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Well I'll give the Bleach author credit. He came up with a very reasonable explanation why Kurosaki has to be "The One."
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Certainly reasonable, but how he executes it is probably going to be outrageous.
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Still waiting to see how he could possibly overcome the gap in power without going to SSJ20 =/.
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Still waiting to see how he could possibly overcome the gap in power without going to SSJ20 =/.


It's probably going to have something to do with his new hollow mask / Vasto Lorde form / whatever you want to call it.
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#94 Nov 06 2009 at 5:15 PM Rating: Decent
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Well I'll give the Bleach author credit. He came up with a very reasonable explanation why Kurosaki has to be "The One."


Yeah, it lets him be the only possible saviour without making him vastly more powerful than everyone else.

...Pity he already made Ichigo vastly more powerful than everyone else with his second mask, eh?
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Ichigo has yet to fight anyone who i would deem "extremely powerful". I mean he defeated the 4th espada, but that's really it. It should be noted that at least 4 captains, Aizen, Gin, Tosen, and a handful of others were significantly stronger then Ichigo before he got his second mask.
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Ichigo has yet to fight anyone who i would deem "extremely powerful". I mean he defeated the 4th espada, but that's really it. It should be noted that at least 4 captains, Aizen, Gin, Tosen, and a handful of others were significantly stronger then Ichigo before he got his second mask.


Yeah, they probably are now, due to plot strength.
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I dunno. I think I would call Ulquiorra's Second Form "extremely powerful". In my opinion, it was far more powerful than Starrk or Stripper-lady Harribel's Ressureción. Baraggan probably could have beaten Ulquiorra's Second Form, if only because his aging powers were just plain broken.
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Ulquiorra's second form was powerful, but you also have to take into account who Starrk and Harribel was fighting. Starrk was fighting an extremely powerful captain, with an extremely broken ability. Still, the fact that Rose and Love both had a hard time against him said somethign. Harribel's ability was kind of countered by Toshiro because they in essence had a very similar power, Toshiro is probably the smartest fighter of all the captains. Barrigan had a strong ability, but Soi Fon was a very melee centric character, which is a poor match up. It was easy to defeat Barrigan once you knew the flaw to his technique.
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There's no point talking about this, because their power levels change drastically based on how strong the plot needs them to be, because the writer is awful at writing. Kenpachi, for example, had to use a two hand grip to cut axe-espada at all, but now he's slicing through 0, who's supposed to have iron skin as one of his main abilities, as if he's made of butter.
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There's no point talking about this, because their power levels change drastically based on how strong the plot needs them to be, because the writer is awful at writing. Kenpachi, for example, had to use a two hand grip to cut axe-espada at all, but now he's slicing through 0, who's supposed to have iron skin as one of his main abilities, as if he's made of butter.


Did he even take off his eye-patch yet? I don't think he did.
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There's no point talking about this, because their power levels change drastically based on how strong the plot needs them to be, because the writer is awful at writing. Kenpachi, for example, had to use a two hand grip to cut axe-espada at all, but now he's slicing through 0, who's supposed to have iron skin as one of his main abilities, as if he's made of butter.


Do we even know if he even really is as powerful as he claims to be? He's getting sliced up much more easily than the other espada as you said. Is he just erasing his "1" because he thinks he is that powerful and none of the others are around to kill him over it?
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