List of Bleach chapters (424–current)

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The chapters of the Bleach manga are written and illustrated by Tite Kubo. In Japan, they have been published in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump since 2001.[1] The plot follows the Soul Reaper Ichigo Kurosaki who is in charge of slaying Hollows, evil spirits that attack people. He also encounters former Soul Reaper Sōsuke Aizen, who created an army of powerful Hollows called Arrancars to destroy the Soul Reapers' organization, Soul Society.

Since Bleach‍ '​s premiere, over five hundred chapters have been released in Japan. Most chapter names are in English and have katakana above them to indicate how they are read in Japanese, similar to furigana ruby characters used with advanced kanji characters. In addition to the main series chapters, some chapters are published with a negative chapter number. These "negative" chapters are side stories and consist of events that precede the start of the series.[2] An anime adaptation, produced by Studio Pierrot and TV Tokyo, premiered on TV Tokyo on October 5, 2004 and ended on March 27, 2012.[3][4] North American licensor Viz Media has been serializing the individual chapters in Shonen Jump since November 2007 in the United States.[5]

The individual chapters are collected by Shueisha in a series of tankōbon volumes, which include a poem based on the cover character. The first volume was released on January 5, 2002.[6] The latest volume is 67, released on April 3, 2015.[7] Viz Media released the first volume on June 1, 2004;[8] as of February 3, 2015, 63 volumes have been released.[9] The company released a hardcover "collector's edition" of the first volume with a dust jacket on August 5, 2008, followed by a box set on September 2, 2008, containing the first 21 volumes, a poster, and a booklet about the series.[10][11] A re-release of the series under the label of "3-in-1 Edition" started on June 7, 2011;[12] as of May 6, 2014, eight volumes have been released.[13]

Volume list[edit]

No. Title Japanese release English release
49 The Lost Agent April 21, 2011[14]
ISBN 978-4-08-870186-8
October 2, 2012[15]
ISBN 978-1-4215-4302-4
  • 424. "The Lost Agent"
  • 425. "A Day Without Melodies"
  • 426. "The Starter 2"
  • 427. "A Delicious Dissonance"
  • 428. "The Known"
  • 429. "Welcome to our Execution"
  • 430. "Welcome to our Execution 2"
  • 431. "Welcome to our Execution 3"
  • 432. "The Soul Pantheism"
Seventeen months after the defeat of Sōsuke Aizen at the cost of his Soul Reaper powers, Ichigo Kurosaki has been living in peace as a third year high school student and working part time for Ikumi Unagiya. By chance, having met him while retrieving a stolen bag, Ichigo meets a client who requests an investigation on Isshin Kurosaki. Declining while intrigued that the figure reveals his spiritual aware younger sister Karin has been visiting Kisuke Urahara. The clone introduces himself as Kūgo Ginjō and gives Ichigo a business card while warning him to conact him before something bad happens to his loved ones. Ichigo later learns that Uryū, Ryūken Ishida sending the youth home while warning Orihime to be careful as the assailant is a human with spiritual powers like herself and Chad. The next day, Ichigo saves his friends Keigo Asano and Mizuiro Kojima from Moe Shishigawara, the thief that Ichigo encounter yesterday. Ichigo then encounters Shishigawara's boss who was the last person Uryū saw before being attacked. The figure flees when Ryūken arrives, telling Ichigo to call an ambulance. Ichigo, realizing he is being excluded from information due to his lack of powers, decides to contact Ginjō. Soon after, Ichigo is introduced to Xcution group whose members possess the ability dubbed as Fullbring, which allows them to manipulate the souls of any physical matter.
50 The Six Fullbringers June 3, 2011[16]
ISBN 978-4-08-870219-3
November 6, 2012[17]
ISBN 978-1-4215-4303-1
  • 433. "The Six Fullbringers"
  • 434. "Berry in the Box"
  • 435. "Panic at the Dollhouse"
  • 436. "The Time Discipline"
  • 437. "Swastika Break"
  • 438. "Knuckle Down"
  • 439. "Keen Marker"
  • 440. "Mute Friendship"
  • 441. "Spotlight Brocken"
Ginjō explains to Ichigo that Fullbringers' powers come from the residual spiritual energy from hollows who attacked pregnant mothers and that their powers are greater when used on an object they cherish. Chad, who had been missing, appears before Ichigo and reveals himself to be a Fullbringer. Ginjō explains that he and the other members Xcution like restore Ichigo's Soul Reaper powers in order to rid themselves of their Fullbring abilities. Though declines at first, Ichigo accepts to protect his friends and family. Next day, Ichigo begins how to use the Fullbring abilities by being placed in a dollhouse by Riruka Dokugamine, where he has to defeat an aggressive soul-infused pig plushie under a time limit set by Giriko Kutsuzawa. From the ordeal, Ichigo learns to use his combat pass as the focal item to materialize his Fullbring. Meanwhile, Orihime is confronted by Shishigawara then by the punk's boss, who introduces himself as Shūkurō Tsukishima before seemingly stabbing her. Confiding to Chad about Tsukishima, Orihime hides what she perceives to be the truth from Ichigo as he returns to Xcution's headquarters to hone his Fullbring by facing Xcution's Jackie Tristan.
51 Love Me Bitterly Loth Me Sweetly August 4, 2011[18]
ISBN 978-4-08-870272-8
November 6, 2012[19]
ISBN 978-1-4215-4304-8
  • 442. "Battlefield Shallows, Otherfield Abyss"
  • 443. "Dirty Boots Dangers"
  • 444. "The Rising"
  • 445. "The Dark Beat"
  • 446. "The Dark Beat 2"
  • 447. "Load"
  • 448. "Loading To Lie"
  • 449. "Not Be a Drug"
  • 450. "Blind Solitude"
While overpowered at first by Jackie's Fullbring, Ichigo is able to activate a power of Fullbring known as Bringer Light to gain the advantage before he starts to lose control over his powers. It is then that Tsukishima attacks Xcution to kill Ichigo, destroying the fish tank containing Ichigo and Jackie. Luckily, Ichigo saves himself and Jackie while having entered the next stage of his Fullbring. The battle is taken outside when Chad attacks Tsukishima before he reveals he was the one who attacked Uryū and Orihime. This causes Ichigo to battle Tsukishima before being overpowered with Ginjō holding Tsukishima off. Ichigo is digitally sealed by Yukio Hans Vorarlberna's Fullbring so Chad and Xcution can drive Tsukishima off. The group move to a new base of operations where they explain to Ichigo that Tsukishima was originally a member of their group who gone rogue and whose Fullbring allows him to alter peoples' memories. Ichigo then resumes his training through Yukio's Fullbring as he spars against Ginjō with Orihime brought in to heal him.
52 End of Bond October 4, 2011[20]
ISBN 978-4-08-870291-9
December 4, 2012[21]
ISBN 978-1-4215-4305-5
  • 451. "Welcome to Our Execution 4"
  • 452. "Erosion/Implosion"
  • 453. "Mute Your Breathe Friendship"
  • 454. "Sheathebreaker"
  • 455. "End of the Bond 1"
  • 456. "End of the Bond 2"
  • 457. "End of the Bond 3"
  • 458. "End of All Bonds"
  • 459. "Death & Strawberry 2"
Ichigo fully manifests his Fullbring during his match against Ginjō, noticing that something is off with his opponent. After Ichigo puts the finishing touches on his complete Fullbring, Ginjō tells him to go home to see his sisters. Not long after that, Ichigo discovers that Tsukishima had inserted his presence in the past of all of his family and friends. After learning that even the other members of Xcution have been effected by Tsukishima, Ichigo and Ginjō confront him at his mansion. But while dealing with both Chad and Orihime as they are under Tsukishima's spell, Ichigo witnesses Ginjō being stabbed. Though it seemed Ginjō is unaffected, Uryū reveals that Ginjō is the man who attacked him. Before Ichigo can react, Ginjō strikes him down and siphons his Fullbring. Explaining that Tsukishima only restored his memory and those of their fellow Fullbringers, Ginjō reveals that they had arranged the recent events as part of a scheme to take Ichigo's Fullbring. Soon after, a distraught Ichigo is stabbed from behind by Rukia and is transformed into Soul Reaper.
53 The Deathberry Returns 2 December 2, 2011[22]
ISBN 978-4-08-870291-9
December 4, 2012[23]
ISBN 978-1-4215-4949-1
  • 460. "Deathberry Returns 2"
  • 461. "Come Around Our Turn"
  • 462. "Why Me Sad"
  • 463. "Extreme Divider"
  • 464. "Quiet Chamber, Noisy Heart"
  • 465. "Bad Blood Exhaust"
  • 466. "Screaming Invader"
  • 467. "Lucky Men"
  • 468. "Raid as a Blade"
  • 469. "Rag Lag Rumble"
After being stabbed by Rukia, who reveals the sword was created by Urahara and was infused with energies from the Thirteen Court Guard Squads, Ichigo regains his Soul Reaper powers as Byakuya, Renji, Kenpachi, Ikkaku, and Hitsugaya appear. It is then that Ginjō is revealed to be the first Substitute Soul Reaper as Ichigo overpowers him. After Chad and Orihime were knocked out for their safety by Urahara and Isshin, Ginjō gives the other Xcution members Ichigo's fullbring to increase their powers. Yukio proceeds to separate everyone in different arenas while Ikkaku knocks Shishigawara out with a headbutt. In their respective battles, Kenpachi kills Giriko with single slash while Renji defeats Jackie before she sacrifices herself to ensure his safety. As Hitsugaya outwits Yukio to cancel his ability, Byakuya engages Tsukishima while Rukia begins her battle against Riruka.
54 Goodbye to Our Xcution March 2, 2012[24]
ISBN 978-4-08-870386-2
January 1, 2013[25]
ISBN 978-1-4215-5138-8
  • 470. "Pray for Predators"
  • 471. "Pray for Predators 2"
  • 472. "Razoredge Requiem"
  • 473. "Enemies in the Dark"
  • 474. "BeLIEve"
  • 475. "Shades of the Bond"
  • 476. "The Lost"
  • 477. "The Lost 2"
  • 478. "The Lost 3"
  • 479. "Goodbye to Our Xcution"
After placing Rukia's soul in a doll body, Riruka proceeds to explain the past of Xcution members to her opponent before ending their fight by using a special ability from her Fullbring to vanish after Rukia is restored to normal. Meanwhile, after Tsukishima manages to inflict a serious injury, Byakuya manages to inflict a mortal wound on his Fullbringer opponent. Sensing Tsukishima's failing life while explaining his ally's death would restore everyone's altered memories, Ginjō reveals to Ichigo the truth behind the Soul Society being distrustful towards Substitute Soul Reapers. But Ichigo admits knowing about the revelation yet still trust the Soul Society for aiding him protect his loved ones as he kills Ginjō in a final clash. After Riruka saves him from getting killed by a dying Tsukishima, Ichigo later requests Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto to let him bury Ginjō's body in the World of the Living. Yamamoto agrees just as Ichigo adds his intent to continue being a Substitute Soul Reaper.
55 The Blood Warfare June 4, 2012[26]
ISBN 978-4-08-870418-0
February 5, 2013[27]
ISBN 978-1-4215-5236-1
  • 480. "The Blood Warfare"[n 1]
  • 481. "The Tearing"
  • 482. "Bad Recognition"
  • 483. "KriegsErklärung"
  • 484. "The Buckbeard"
  • 485. "Foundation Stones"
  • 486. "The Crimson Cremation"
  • 487. "Breathe But Blind"
  • 488. "Bond Behind Blast"
  • 489. "March of the StarCross"
The Soul Society begins to notice that a large number of Hollows in the World of the living has been exterminated and that people in the Rukon have been disappearing. Meanwhile, while helping Karakura Town's new residential Soul Reaper, Ichigo encounters a strange arrancar named Ebern Asguiaro who attempts to steal Ichigo's Bankai before escaping. At the same time, Head Captain Yamamoto encounters a group of masked men who are of the Wandenreich and have come to tell him that the Soul Society will be destroyed in five days. The group also reveal to have fatally wounded the Head Captain's lieutenant Chōjirō Sasakibe who later died of his wounds. Asquiaro and the leader of the masked figures, another arrancar named Luders Friegen, are killed by Wandenreich's leader. As a funeral is held for Chōjirō, Ichigo encounters Nel and Pesche who reveal that Hueco Mundo, having been ruled by Harribel since Aizen's defeat, has been taken over by the Wandereich with many arrancars including Dondochakka captured. Ichigo arrives to Hueco Mundo with Chad, Orihime, and Kisuke as they find Wandenreich's Quilge Opie fighting Harribel's Fracciónes, now known as the Tres Bestias. At the Soul Society, Mayuri confesses to having had the missing Rukon residents murdered to maintain the balance of soul and that the hollows' destruction is caused by Wandenreich, revealed to be Quincies whose leader is someone Yamamoto failed to kill. Meanwhile, informed on Ichigo being in Hueco Mundo, the Wandenreich's leader declares an assault on the Seireitei.
56 March of the Starcross September 4, 2012[28]
ISBN 978-4-08-870478-4
April 2, 2013[29]
ISBN 978-1-4215-5476-1
  • 490. "March of the StarCross 2"
  • 491. "Toden Engel"
  • 492. "Balancer's Justice"
  • 493. "Light of Happiness"
  • 494. "The Closing Chapter Part One"
  • 495. "Bleeding Guitar Blues"
  • 496. "Kill The Shadow"
  • 497. "Kill The Shadow 2"
  • 498. "The Dark Rescuer"[n 2]
  • 499. "Rescuer in the Dark"
In Hueco Mundo, knowing his opponent is a Quincey, Ichigo has an advantage against Quilge while Kisuke and Pesche save Dondochakka. But Quilge reveals his Vollständig ability in response, overpowering Ichigo before the Tres Bestias sick a restituted Ayon on him. But Quilge stabs Emilou before using his "Sklaverei" technique to absorb Ayon. Meanwhile, the Soul Reapers prepare to defend the Seireitei before being caught guard. Captains Byakuya, Komamura, Hitsugaya and Suì-Fēng face Wandenreich's elite Sternritters, only to lose their Bankai to their Quincy opponents' medallions. Devastated and desperate, Soul Society contacts Ichigo for help. However, just as Ichigo makes his way to the Soul Society, Quilge traps him in a spiritual prison so he can only witness the slaughter.
57 Out of Bloom December 4, 2012[30]
ISBN 978-4-08-870516-3
July 2, 2013[31]
ISBN 978-1-4215-5882-0
  • 500. "Rescuer in the Deep Dark"
  • 501. "Hear. Fear. Here"
  • 502. "Falling Sakura" (散桜 San'ō?)
  • 503. "Wrath as a Lightning"
  • 504. "Beyond the Thunder" (雷鳴の彼方へ Raimei no Kanata e?)
  • 505. "The Fire"
  • 506. "The Fire 2"
  • 507. "The Fire 3"
  • 508. "Like a Raging Fire" (烈火の如し Rekka no Gotoshi?)
  • 509. "Tenchi Kaijin" (天地灰尽 Tenchi Kaijin?)
In the Garganta, Ichigo struggles to escape from Quilge's prison as the Quincy reveals the letter designation of the Steritters while revealing himself to be Steritter "J". Quilge then turns his attention to Orihime and Chad before being killed by a mysterious man. At the Soul Society, as Byakuya is almost killed by Sternritter "F" Äs Nodt, Kenpachi slaughters two Sternritters and Sternritter "Y" Loyd Lloyd while Yamamoto kills Chōjirō's killer, Sternritter "O" Driscoll Berci. Yamamoto then confronts the Wandenreich's leader Yhwach, who had defeated Kenpachi. Yamamoto unleashes his Bankai "Zanka no Tachi" and kills Yhwach in a brutal battle, only to learn his opponent is not the real Yhwach.
58 The Fire March 4, 2013[32]
ISBN 978-4-08-870551-4
October 1, 2013[33]
ISBN 978-1-4215-6135-6
  • 510. "The Extinction"
  • 511. "Die Standing" (立ちて死すべし Tachite Shisubeshi?)
  • 512. "The Stand Ablaze"[n 3]
  • 513. "The Dark Moon Stroke"
  • 514. "Born in the Dark"
  • 515. "Relics"
  • 516. "The Squad Zero"
  • 517. "The Stairway to Heaven"
  • 518. "The Shooting Star Project (Zero Mix)"
  • 519. "Hot, Hot, Heat"
  • 520. "Killers Not Dead"
The person Yamamoto battled was actually Loyd's twin brother Sternritter "Y" Royd Lloyd as the real Yhwach was visiting Aizen in the underground prison beneath Squad One's barracks in an attempt to recruit him. Acting in haste, Yamamoto loses his Bankai to Yhwach who quickly incinerates him. Yhwach orders his right hand Sternritter "B" Jugram Hashwalth to pull their forces back as Ichigo finally arrived and makes a beeline towards Yhwach. But Ichigo is quickly defeated by Yhwach, who damages the Substitute Soul Reaper's Zanpakutō while leaving him with the revelation that Ichigo's fight with Quilge awoke a connection between them. After Wandenreich have left the battlefield, the Soul King's Royal Guard, also known as Squad Zero, arrives and takes Ichigo, Rukia, Byakuya and Renji back to the Soul King's Palace. Afterwards, the new Head-Captain Shunsui Kyōraku arranges for Kenpachi to fight Unohana to unlock his full power.
59 The Battle June 4, 2013[34]
ISBN 978-4-08-870662-7
February 4, 2014[35]
ISBN 978-1-4215-6237-7
  • 521. "A Piggy Party"
  • 522. "Love It"
  • 523. "Swords of Origin"
  • 524. "The Drop"
  • 525. "Edges"
  • 526. "The Battle"
  • 527. "Eliminate From Heaven"
  • 528. "Everything But the Rain"
  • 529. "Everything But the Rain Op.2. The Rudiments"
  • 530. "Everything But the Rain Op.3. Dark of the Moon"
After complete recovery at Tenjiro Kirinji's place, Ichigo and Renji arrive at the palace of Kirio Hikifune where they replenish their Reiatsu with her special food. Ichigo learns that each of Royal Guard members have been chosen by the Soul King because of the significant contributions to Soul Society like Kirio creating the ModSouls. Afterwards, Ichigo and Renji meet Ōetsu Nimaiya, the unpredictable creator of the Zanpakutō. Before repairing their blades, Nimaiya gives Ichigo and Renji the challenge to evade the nameless Zanpakutō known as Asauchi whose anger towards the two symbolizes the improper use of their Zanpakutō. Meanwhile, at the Muken, Kenpachi Zaraki and Unohana enter a dark, cavernous space were they would fight to the death. It would be revealed that Retsu Unohana was originally a blood thirsty sociopath known as Squad 11 Captain Yachiru Unohana, one of the founding members of the Thirteen Court Squads and whose title Kenpachi named himself after. Both excited while remembering their first battle years ago, the battle ends with Kenpachi killing Unohana while finally hearing his Zanpakutō. Back at the Soul King's Palace, Ichigo failed Nimaiya's test and is sent back to the World of the Living. Once Ichigo is gone, Renji admits that he knew Ichigo would fail Nimaiya's test because he is not a true Soul Reaper with Nimaiya believing Ichigo must learn of his roots. Meeting Ichigo there, Isshin decides that it is time to reveal the truth that he was Squad Ten Captain Isshin Shiba and how he met Masaki Kurosaki.
60 Everything But The Rain August 2, 2013[36]
ISBN 978-4-08-870782-2
April 1, 2014[37]
ISBN 978-1-4215-6458-6
  • 531. "Everything But the Rain Op.4. Dark of the Bleeding Moon"
  • 532. "Everything But the Rain Op.5. The White Noise"
  • 533. "Everything But the Rain Op.6. The Gravitation"
  • 534. "Everything But the Rain Op.7. Hole of Reproach"
  • 535. "Everything But the Rain Op.8. Defenders"
  • 536. "Everything But the Rain Op.9. June Truth"
  • 537. "Everything But the Rain Op.10. Prinz von Licht"
  • 538. "Standing On the Edge"
  • 539. "Prob-less, Progress"
  • 540. "The Sword Five"
Years before Ichigo was born, Isshin Shiba was sent to Karakura Town to investigate the presence of a hollow. Isshin would encounter the hollow, revealed to be creation of Aizen's named White, and that the creature has the same skills as a Soul reaper. The spirit pressure from the fight attracted the attention of Masaki Kurosaki, a pure-blood Quincy, as she comes to Isshin's aid. Though Masaki helps Isshin destroy White, she ended up being bitten by the hollow. The following day, confronted by Ryūken's mother over her transgression and nearly endangering the purity of the Quincy bloodline, Misaki collapses as a hole appears on her chest. Isshin learns of Misaki's condition upon returning to Karakura Town as he and Ryūken bring her to Urahara. Urahara reveals that Misaki is undergoing hollowfication and that a part of White got transmitted into Misaki's body and is consuming her soul. Though it is impossible to cure her, Urahara explains it can be treated with a vaccination made with an opposing force. However, Isshin must remain by Masaki's side in a specially made Gigai made from human souls so she can spend the way of her natural life as a human. Knowing he must relinquish being a Soul Reaper and remain trapped in the Gigai, Isshin abruptly accepts. Isshin concludes the story by revealing to Ichigo that he regained his Soul Reaper powers the day Masaki died. Isshin then explains that Misaki's death, along with Uryū's mother Kanae Katagiri, was caused by the propagator of the Quincies: Yhwach. Later, Ichigo is taken back to the Royal Palace under goes a new test where he chooses his own Asauchi that would be forged a new Zanpakutō. As Nimaiya begins to forge, it is revealed that the entity known as "Hollow Ichigo" is both an offshoot of White and the real Zangetsu. Furthermore and the spirit known as "Old Man Zangetsu", reminiscent of a younger Yhwach, is actually the personification of Ichigo's Quincy powers. Meanwhile, as the Soul Reapers prepare for another assault by the Wandenreich, Yhwach welcomes Uryū to their side.
61 The Last 9 Days December 4, 2013[38]
ISBN 978-4-08-870818-8
August 5, 2014[39]
ISBN 978-1-4215-7383-0
  • 541. "The Blade and Me 2"
  • 542. "The Blade is Me"
  • 543. "Letters"
  • 544. "Walking With Watchers"
  • 545. "Blue Stripes"
  • 546. "The Last 9 Days"
  • 547. "Peace From Shadows"
  • 548. "The Thin Ice"
  • 549. "The StormBringer"
  • 550. "Blazing Bullets"
In his inner world, Ichigo confronts Zangetsu as he confirms Ōetsu Nimaiya's revelation. Answering ambiguously, Zangetsu explains he has been honest save his name. Zangetsu also adds that it was Hollow Ichigo that always came to Ichigo's aid while admitting he initially tried to stop Ichigo from becoming a Soul Reaper to keep him safe from even himself. But handing over Ichigo's real Zanpakutō so he can use his full power, Zangetsu explains he later decided to help the youth after seeing his determination. Though Zangetsu fades, Ichigo still accepts him as "Zangetsu" alongside his hollow. Once Nimaiya finishes forging the new Zanpakutō, Ichigo finds it had become a new split Zangetsu. As the Soul Society prepare for war, the Sternritter are assembled before Yhwach as he announces Uryū will be his successor. Yhwach later confides to Uryū because he survived the Auswählen that claimed his mother 9 years ago. The Wandenreich later make their move and stage the final attack which Yhwach explains to Uryū will be the end of the world. Haschwalth confronts Shunsui and Nanao Ise while Mayuri engages Sternritter "D" Askin Nakk Le Vaar, Hitsugaya and Rangiku fight against Sternritter "H" Bazz-B, and Suì-Fēng and Ōmaeda are battling Sternritter "K" BG9.
62 Heart Of Wolf March 4, 2014[40]
ISBN 978-4-08-870850-8
November 4, 2014[41]
ISBN 978-1-4215-7681-7
  • 551. "The Burnt Offerings"
  • 552. "The Fundamental Virulence"
  • 553. "Frozen Cross"
  • 554. "Desperate Lights"
  • 555. "The Hero"
  • 556. "The Wolfsbane"
  • 557. "I Already Threw Away My Life" (命はとうに置いてきた Inochi wa Tōni Oite Kita?)
  • 558. "The Heart of the Wolf" (狼の心臓 Ōkami no Shinzō?)
  • 559. "The Night Right"
  • 560. "Rages at Ringside"
As Nano creates a Kidō barrier to keep Haschwalth from advancing towards Shunsui, Hitsugaya finds himself overpowered by Bazz-B's fire attacks until Sternritter "I" Cang Du who fatally wounded Rangiku while intending to deliver the finishing blow on the young captain. Mayuri senses both this and Suì-Fēng losing her battle until Urahara arrives and convinces his former ward to help him develop Shin'eiyaku tablets that they give to all Soul Reaper captains that will temporary hollowfy them to regain their bankai. Though Hitsugaya defeats Cang, he collapses from his injuries before he could reach Rangiku. Elsewhere, Sternritter "E" Bambietta Basterbine faces Shinji before having her rematch against Komamura. During the fight, Komamura reveals that he used his werewolf clan's "Humanization Technique" to fight as a powerful immortal man and avenge Yamamoto at the cost of his heart. By using his new Bankai Dangai Jōe, Komamura defeats Bambietta but is unable to proceed as the humanization wears off and he transforms completely into a wolf before being found by Iba. Dying from her injuries Bambietta finds herself at the mercy of her fellow female Sternritters under Giselle Gewelle. As night time comes, the Sternritters fall back with Cang Du and BG9 executed for their failure. Meanwhile, as Rukia and Renji arrive to the Seireitei, Kensei Muguruma and Rōjūrō "Rose" Ōtoribashi face Sternritter "S" Mask de Masculine.
63 Hear, Fear, Here May 2, 2014[42]
ISBN 978-4-08-880055-4
February 3, 2015[9]
ISBN 978-1-42-157855-2
  • 561. "The Villain"
  • 562. "The Villain 2"
  • 563. "Superstar Never Die"
  • 564. "Red Bristled Kings"
  • 565. "God Like You"
  • 566. "What is Your Fear?"
  • 567. "Dance With Snowwhite"
  • 568. "Hear. Fear. Here 2"
  • 569. "The White Haze"
  • 570. "Closer, Closer"
Mask manages to overwhelm both Kensei and Rose and before he could deal a final blow, Renji arrives to take over the fight while Rukia gets the captains to safety. Though overpowered by Mask's attacks, revealing his fan James to be an extension of his Quincy power, Renji reveals the true form of his Bankai: "Sōō Zabimaru". With his new power, Renji quickly defeats Mask. Meanwhile, as Haschwalth explains to Uryū that all Quincies have a fragment of Yhwach's soul in them that return to him upon death, Rukia confronts Äs Nodt as morning comes. Though immune to his fear inducement powers at first as she uses the full powers of her Shikai, Rukia, Nodt activates Vollständig to use his Tatarforas to induce fear through sight. But Byakuya arrives and gives Rukia the confidence to finish the fight by using her new Bankai "Hakka no Togame". Elsewhere, Isane attempts to heal Kensei and Rose, as Yachiru returns with supplies she managed to scavenge. However, they are found by proclaimed Sternritter "V" Guenael Lee, who has the ability to erase his presence from his opponents' senses and memories.
64 Death in Vision September 4, 2014[43]
ISBN 978-4-08-880134-6
July 7, 2015[44]
ISBN 978-1-4215-7973-3
  • 571. "a Devilish Perspective"
  • 572. "The Blaster"
  • 573. "I Am The Edge"
  • 574. "Death in Vision"
  • 575. "The Killers High"
  • 576. "The Killers High 2"
  • 577. "Blade" ( Yaiba?)
  • 578. "The Undead 5"
  • 579. "The Undead 6"
  • 580. "The Light"
After being confronted by Yachiru with her Shikai Sanpo Kenjū, Guenael is revealed to be a creation of the real Sternritter "V" Gremmy Thoumeaux, who used his imagination to create a distraction so he can kill off Kensei and Rose. Gremmy proceeds to overwhelm Yahiru before facing Kenpachi in a battle. At one point of the battle, Gremmy summons a meteorite over the Soul Society, but Zaraki uses his Shikai "Nozarashi" to destroy it. Seeing that he can't defeat him, Gremmy decides to imagine himself powerful as Zaraki but ends up being killed by his own imagination. But Kenpachi's victory is short-lived when he and his Squad 11 subordinates are ambushed by Giselle Gewelle, revealed to be Sternritter "Z", and her three associates Sternritters "T" Candice Catnipp, "G" Liltotto Lamperd, and "P" Meninas McAllon.
65 Marching Out the Zombies October 3, 2014[45]
ISBN 978-4-08-880191-9
November 3, 2015
ISBN 978-1-4215-8084-5
  • 581. "The Hero 2"
  • 582. "The Headless Star"
  • 583. "The Headless Star 2"
  • 584. "The Headless Star 3"
  • 585. "The Headless Star 4"
  • 586. "The Headless Star 5"
  • 587. "The Headless Star 6"
  • 588. "The Headless Star 7"
  • 589. "The Shooting Star Project (The Old and New Trust)"
  • 590. "Marching Out the ZOMBIES"
  • 591. "Marching Out the ZOMBIES 2"
Ichigo arrives to the battlefield and saves Kenpachi from the female Quincy team before Bazz-B and three other Sternritters arrive to face him. To make matters worse, Ichigo learns his arrival has allowed Yhwach to take save passage as the Sternritters keep him from going after Yhwach. Though Rukia, Renji, Byakuya, Hisagi, Ikkaku, and Yumichika hold off the Sternritters so he can stop Yhwach, Ichigo is confronted by Uryū before he departs with Yhwach and Haschwalth and confront Tenjiro upon reaching their destination. As Urahara reveals a cannon that Mayuri developed to sent Ichigo, Orihime and Chad to the Soul King's palace, Ikkaku and Yumichika fight Giselle and the zombified Bambietta before the battle is joined by Mayuri, his resurrected Arrancar and Giselle's trump card: the zombified Hitsugaya.
66 Sorry I Am Strong January 5, 2015[46]
ISBN 978-4-08-880191-9
  • 592. "Marching Out the ZOMBIES 3"
  • 593. "Marching Out the ZOMBIES 4"
  • 594. "Rubb-Dolls"
  • 595. "Rubb-Dolls 2"
  • 596. "Rubb-Dolls 3"
  • 597. "Winded By The Shadow"
  • 598. "The Shooting Star Project (We Only have to Beat You Mix)"
  • 599. "Too Early To Win, Too Late To Know"
  • 600. "Snipe"
  • 601. "Verge On Vermillion"
The zombified Hitsugaya easily defeats Ikkaku and Yumichika, facing Mayuri alongside zombified versions of Rangiku, Kensui, and Rose. But Mayuri manages to injects them with his modified blood to free them from Giselle's control as she is defeated. Meanwhile, Sternritter "L" PePe Waccabrada uses his ability to control Hisagi and Meninas before overpowering Byakuya while attempting to take out Liltotto. But Byakuya is saved by Mayuri as he has Kensei defeat Pepe who finds himself eaten by a vengeful Liltotto. In the Soul King Palace, Tenjiro is unable to attack Yhwach due to interference from "W" Nianzol Weizol prior to the Sternritter's death by Senjumaru Shutara. After that, Yhwach reveals his elite guard: Sternritters "M" Gerard Valkyrie, "X" Lille Barro, "C" Pernida Parnkgjas and their newest member Askin. Though Lille kills Senjumaru and destroys the palace, it is revealed to an illusion as the other Royal Guards join the battle with Ōetsu swiftly killing off all Yhwach's bodyguards save Askin who subjects Ōetsu to his ability.
67 Black April 3, 2015[7]
ISBN 978-4-08-880327-2
  • 602. "Bane Licking Good"
  • 603. "What The Hell"
  • 604. "Revitalize"
  • 605. "Don't Call My Name"
  • 606. "Divine Division"
  • 607. "The Master"
  • 608. "Darker than Black" (黒より黒し Kuro yori Kuroshi?)
  • 609. "A"
  • 610. "Mausoleum of Skulls"
  • 611. "The Soul King Dies" (霊王死す Reiō Shisu?)
Ōetsu manages to cancel Askin's ability and kills him. But Yhwach uses Auswählen, which allows him to resurrect his elite guard to the detriment of his other Sternritter, killing in the process the Sternritter "N" Robert Accutrone. While the elite guard deals with the members of the Royal Guard, Yhwach faces their leader Ichibē Hyōsube. As the battle continues and no one has taken advantage, Ichibē releases his Shikai then his Shinuchi (ancestor of Bankai) and manages to completely overwhelm Yhwach. But the Emperor uses his power "The Almighty" and kills Ichibē by destroying his torso. With the Royal Guard defeated, Yhwach decides to go to the Spirit King Palace. Meanwhile, Ichigo's group arrives at the palace and resurrects Ichibē, the latter asks Ichigo to stop Yhwach. At the same time, Yhwach pierces with his sword the Spirit King, the former claiming that he is his son.

Chapters not yet in tankōbon format[edit]

These chapters have yet to be published in a tankōbon volume. They were originally serialized in issues of Weekly Shōnen Jump from January 2014 to May 2015.

  • 612. "DIRTY"
  • 613. "The Ordinary Peace"
  • 614. "KILL THE KING"
  • 615. "All is Lost"
  • 616. "Mimihagi-sama" (ミミハギ様 Mimihagi-sama?)
  • 617. "Return of the God"
  • 618. "The Dark Arm"
  • 619. "The Betrayer"
  • 620. "Where Do You Stand"
  • 621. "The Dark Curtain"
  • 622. "The Agony"
  • 623. "Against the Judgement"
  • 624. "The Fang"
  • 625. "Living Jaguar"
  • 626. "The Holy Newborn"
  • 627. "The Creation"


  1. ^ When released in tankōbon 55, chapter 480 was renamed from "Final Arc - The Thousand-Year Blood War arc" to "The Blood Warfare".
  2. ^ When released in tankōbon 56, chapter 498 was renamed from "The Black Rescuer" to "The Dark Rescuer".
  3. ^ When released in tankōbon 58, chapter 512 was renamed from "Everything but the Rain" to "The Stand Ablaze".


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