Other name: – ブリーチ –
Written by: Masashi Sogo
Directed by: Noriyuki Abe
15-year-old Kurosaki Ichigo is not your everyday high school student. He has from as far he can remember always had the ability to see ghosts and spirits. A fateful day arrives as Ichigo encounters the shinigami Kuchiki Rukia. Who saves him and his family from a Hollow at the cost of injuring herself.
During this encounter, with Rukia unable to defeat the hollow she transfers her shinigami powers into Ichigo. In the aftermath, unable to continue with her job, Rukia allows Ichigo to take on the role of a shinigami in her place. As they together defeat the Hollows plaguing Ichigo’s town.
Episode 01: The Day I Became a Shinigami
Episode 02: The Shinigami’s Work
Episode 03: The Older Brother’s Wish, the Younger Sister’s Wish
Episode 04: Cursed Parakeet
Episode 05: Beat the Invisible Enemy!
Episode 06: Fight to the Death! Ichigo vs. Ichigo
Episode 07: Greetings from a Stuffed Lion
Episode 08: June 17, Memories in the Rain
Episode 09: Unbeatable Enemy
Episode 10: Assault on Trip at Sacred Ground!
Episode 11: The Legendary Quincy
Episode 12: A Gentle Right Arm
Episode 13: Flower and Hollow
Episode 14: Back to Back, a Fight to the Death!
Episode 15: Kon’s Great Plan
Episode 16: The Encounter, Abarai Renji!
Episode 17: Ichigo Dies!
Episode 18: Reclaim! The Power of the Shinigami
Episode 19: Ichigo Becomes a Hollow!
Episode 20: Ichimaru Gin’s Shadow
Episode 21: Enter! The World of the Shinigami
Episode 22: The Man who Hates Shinigami
Episode 23: 14 Days Before Rukia’s Execution
Episode 24: Assemble! The 13 Divisions
Episode 25: Penetrate the Center with an Enormous Bombshell?
Episode 26: Formation! The Worst Tag
Episode 27: Release the Death Blow!
Episode 28: Orihime Targeted
Episode 29: Breakthrough! The Shinigami’s Encompassing Net
Episode 30: Renji’s Confrontation
Episode 31: The Resolution to Kill
Episode 32: Stars and the Stray
Episode 33: Miracle! The Mysterious New Hero
Episode 34: Tragedy of Dawn
Episode 35: Aizen Assassinated! The Darkness which Approaches
Episode 36: Zaraki Kenpachi Approaches!
Episode 37: Motive of the Fist
Episode 38: Desperation! The Broken Zangetsu
Episode 39: The Immortal Man
Episode 40: The Shinigami whom Ganju Met
Episode 41: Reunion, Ichigo and Rukia