Having skipped over the Bount arc, we go right into a whirlwind of a continuation of the Soul Society arc where we’re just barely recovering from Aizen’s schemes. Luckily we get to do so in great company as Rukia, Renji, Ikkaku, Yumechika, Rangiku and Hitsugaya all join us in the world of the living. I … Continue reading Bleach Recap #4: The Arrancar Arrive
A couple of months ago I made a post about some of my favorite anime themes in recent seasons. Today I figured I’d do something a little bit different but in a similar vein. Anime openings and endings are great, and I will absolutely post more of my favorites here in the future because I … Continue reading Five of my favorite anime OST songs
One of the biggest reasons for the massive success of Bleach is the structure of its different groups. And the main group that we encounter early on in the story is the Gotei 13 or the 13 guard squads. Each squad is led by a captain and a vice-captain with several seated officers ranked by … Continue reading The Gotei 13
I don’t say this lightly, but after finishing this part of the anime I really had to sit down and think if I could think of more hype moments than the best that Bleach has to offer. There’s some that came to mind, some of which I discounted, but it really only boils down to … Continue reading Bleach Recap #3: The best that Shonen has to offer?
I remember thinking when I first watched Bleach that the Soul Society wasn’t very believable. It was this authoritarian run place where the rich elite did whatever they wanted while the poor suffered. No branch of government seemed capable of communicating with other branches and half the people in leadership positions were basically sociopaths or … Continue reading Bleach Recap #2: Enter Soul Society
Hello and welcome to the second installment of my series on the anime Bleach. If you missed my introduction you can find it here. You can skip it if you’re just here for the recaps and don’t care about my sappy introduction but I would appreciate it if you checked it out as well. Today … Continue reading Bleach Recap #1: Substitute Soul Reaper Kurosaki Ichigo
I probably should have started my rewatch of Bleach a lot sooner. I wanted to include all of the fillers in my rewatch as well to make sure I see all of it again before the new season starts in October. Unfortunately, there are only about three months left, which means I have to consistently … Continue reading Bleach Recap #0: My road to Bleach