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Bleach is a Japanese manga and anime by Tite Kubo. It follows the saga of Ichigo Kurosaki, a human who is made into a Soul Reaper (shinigami) and defends Japan and the Soul Society against forces that destroy or consume other souls. Use for both the manga and anime series.

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What was the Soul King?

In Tite Kubo's Bleach (the manga), what exactly was the Soul King? What was its function within the metaphysical arrangement of the Bleach world? The Bleach wikia page says: The Soul King is the ...
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Why do Shinigami Captains always use their release command?

During the battle between Renji Abarai and Byakuya Kuchki which takes place soon after Renji learned Bankai, Byakuya indicates that being able to release ones Shikai without using the release command ...
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If a Shinigami and a Human were to have a child, what would they be called?

Simply, you can call it a Shinigami/Human Hybrid, Half Shinigami, Half Human. But if it were to have a proper name. What would you call it?
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In Bleach, how do the shinigamis get their zanpakuto?

Each shinigami has a weapon (zanpakuto) and this is the way they release their own powers, but how do the shinigams acquire these objects?
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How does Kuchiki Rukia gain her Bankai?

I have seen that Rukia fights using his bankai named Hakka no Togame, but I do not recall background info about how develop this form. Is there any information in the manga or anime?
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Who is sending Rukia orders?

In early episodes of Bleach, Rukia runs around Karakura with what appears to be a flip-phone of sorts, and makes repeated mention that she is receiving orders to go destroy Hollows. However, we also ...
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What happened to Yoruichi's Zanpakuto?

Yoruichi was a Captain at one stage, and the only Captain to not achieve Bankai was Zaraki. So we know that she most certainly had a Zanpakuto. But to the best of my knowledge we never see it (we do ...
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Can someone explain the Bleach ending to me? [spoilers] [closed]

I just read the last issue of Kubo's Bleach - and I must admit I don't get it. Maybe I've missed many subtle hints, maybe I'm just dense, but - it seems like no major question was answered by the ...
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Why didn't Gremmy Thoumeaux just imagine Kenpachi dead?

If Gremmy Thoumeaux can imagine anything and make it really happen, and if he's really that mad, why didn't he just imagine Kenpachi dying without any talk and fights?
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How do souls get around?

Is there some sort of flowchart for souls in the BLEACH world? The basic bit is humans die, turn into ghosts, then either are transported by Shinigami/soul reapers to Soul Society or go mad and turn ...
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Kyokasuigetsu's Kanzen Saimin (Complete Hypnosis) Escape Method

During Ichimaru gin's betrayal toward Aizen in Bleach, he mentions that the only way to escape Kyokasuigetsu's power, Kanzen Saimin or Complete Hypnosis, is to touch the tip of the blade before it is ...
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