「変わりゆく歴史、変わらぬ心 」 (Kawariyuku rekishi, kawaranu kokoro)
“Changing History, Unchanging Heart”
Never did I think the day would come when I could put (END) into a Bleach post.Continue Reading "Bleach – 365, 366 (END)"
「絶体絶命！？記憶を挟まれた白哉 」 (Zettai zetsumei!? Kioku o hasamareta Byakuya )
“Desperate Struggle!? Byakuya’s Troubled Memories”
The main feature of the episode is Tsukishima and Byakuya’s fight, and I don’t have a problem with the battle itself as it actually looked pretty good.Continue Reading "Bleach – 364"
「激闘！死神ｖｓＸＣＵＴＩＯＮ！」 (Gekitou! Shinigami vs XCUTION! )
“Fierce Fight! Shinigami vs. XCUTION!”
The multiple fights happening concurrently make things fierce indeed, and I’m glad that they are not being dragged out, but the mechanics behind the whole set-up is just ridiculous.Continue Reading "Bleach – 363"
「復活！死神代行･黒崎一護！ 」 (Fukkatsu! Shinigami daikou･Kurosaki Ichigo!)
“Revival! Substitute Shinigami･Ichigo Kurosaki!”
After seeing Ichigo’s insanely powerful Getsuga Tenshou, Ginjou tries to turn tail and run, but of course Ichigo won’t have any of that, especially after all the crap they put him through.Continue Reading "Bleach – 362"
「新たな姿！護廷十三隊、見参！」 (Arata na sugata! Gotei juusan tai, kenzan! )
“A New Appearance! Meet the Gotei 13!”
Like last week, I’m looking for some feedback on my posts and writing, so if you have anything you want to say about what you like, don’t like, would like, or just about the general format of posts, feel free to leave comments.Continue Reading "Bleach – 361"
「一護VS雨竜！？裏切り者は誰だ！ 」 (Ichigo VS Uryuu!? Uragirimono wa dare da!)
“Ichigo vs Uryuu?! Who is the Traitor?! “
While there were various hints that Ginjou wasn’t quite what he claimed to be, he always brushed them off convincingly, even to the viewers.Continue Reading "Bleach – 360"
With these turn of events, we see a very different side of Ichigo — first, one of him in panic and horror, then one seething with a dark anger and determination to murder.Continue Reading "Bleach – 359"
「忍び寄る脅威…月島の能力！」 (Shinobiyoru kyoui…Tsukishima no nouryoku! )
“Creeping Menace…Tsukishima’s Ability!”
Tsukishima’s powers kick in and his highly-crafted scheme works just as planned, leaving Ichigo completely mind-fucked as all his friends and family now casually refer to Tsukishima as an old friend.Continue Reading "Bleach – 357, 358"
「敵か味方か！？銀城の見えない心！ 」 (Teki ka mikata ka!? Ginjou no mienai kokoro!)
“Foe or Friend?! Ginjou’s Unseen Heart!”
Ichigo finishes his usual shounen training regimen, and this time he even gets to go through the blind swordsman procedure (we all know that real swordsman don’t rely on their eyes to fight).Continue Reading "Bleach – 356"
死神参戦！瀞霊廷もお正月ＳＰ！」 (Shinigami sansen! Seireitei mo oshougatsu SP! )
“The Shinigami Enter Battle! Seireitei Also Has a New Year Special!”
I realize this was last week’s episode, and perhaps I was putting it off as long as possible.Continue Reading "Bleach – 355"
「一護vs銀城、ゲームの空間へ 」 (Ichigo vs Ginjou, geimu no kuukan e)
“Ichigo vs. Ginjou! To the Game’s Space”
Yukio traps Ichigo inside an alternate dimension using a handheld game console.Continue Reading "Bleach – 354"
「一護、完現術を使いこなせ！」 (Ichigo, Furuburingu jutsu o tsukai konase!)
“Ichigo, Mastering the Fullbring!”
Chad asks Ginjou whether Tsukishima’s power had any suggestion or memory-altering abilities, but Tsukishima himself suddenly breaks into the room/Continue Reading "Bleach – 353"
「死神代行を殺した男！？動き出す月島 」 (Shinigami daikou o koroshita otoko!? Ugokidasu Tsukishima)
“The Man Who Killed A Shinigami Substitute?! Tsukishima Makes His Move”
Long post incoming…Continue Reading "Bleach – 350, 351, 352"
「次の標的、織姫を狙う魔の手！」 (Tsugi no hyouteki, Orihime o nerau ma no te!)
“Next Target, The Devil’s Hand Aims at Orihime!”
Somehow, Ichigo’s fight with Mr. Pork felt a whole lot more epic than it did in the manga.Continue Reading "Bleach – 349"