Bleach, the anime known for being awesome, is coming back to us again this year. The series is so great that some fans have called it one of the “must watch before you die” anime. Speaking of my personal experience, this became the first series to introduce me to the anime world and then to the greatness of the shonen genre. We’ve all had a long journey from the end of the anime to the end of the manga, but we’re still not getting over it. After waiting all these years, we finally get to see what we were waiting for. However, a series like Bleach also needs a recap before it can start on something new. So just to clear the memories, we’re going to recall the ten best arcs from the Bleach series.
The anime series Bleach centers the concept of adventure, supernatural and shinigami and belongs to the shonen genre. The original manga of the series was written by Tite Kubo who later inspired the anime series. It was directed by Noriyuki Abe and produced by Pierrot Studio. Sets of episodes were produced by different producers. The music that literally brings the show to life was provided by Shiro Sagisu and the screenplay had different writers through different series of episodes. The anime was officially broadcast on the local network TXN (TV Tokyo), and the international broadcast was done by many leading anime streaming websites.
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While the entire Bleach series was good enough to be remembered for over a century, some arcs overshadow other arcs. Throughout the series, we witness more than fifteen extremely captivating arcs. Starting at the ‘Agent of the Shinigami Arc’, we head to the ‘Thousand Years of Blood War Arc’. They all offered a different plot and a good dose of action, yet some fell short of the fans’ expectations. So, leaving those arcs aside, let’s rewind the memories of the ten most popular best arcs from the entire Bleach series.
10. Arrancar The Arrival
The first arc on the list is the ‘Arrancar the Arrival arc’, which started from episode 132 and stayed there until episode 151. This arc marks the arrival of arrancars in the scene where Aizen shows an interest in Orihime’s abilities, and Ichigo remains training with Vizards. The arch became very popular due to the further expansion of the concept of hollowing out. Shinji and other Vizards were introduced, while Ulquiorra and Yammy made their first appearance. This became the arc where Orihime was kidnapped and served as the starting point for the entire Arrancar arc. Grimmjow, who saw Ichigo as his sworn enemy, also stepped forward to strain his reflexes.
9. The Wandenreich
The Wandenreich Arc is part of the most anticipated arc of the series, “Thousand-Year Blood War Arc”. This marks Yhwach’s entry into soul society as it collapses and combines with Wandenreich. The most surprising but heartbreaking thing about this arc is the death of Genryusai Yamamoto. This fact was very hard to believe, and it made the fans believe that nothing can protect the Soul Society now. All hope goes straight to Ichigo and his team, who take on a surprising glow with a walk in their powers. Another thing that made it super exciting was the reveal of the Zero Squad emerging as the guardians of the Soul King’s Palace.
8. Soul Society the Sneak Entry
The Soul Society, the Sneak Entry arc, is specifically designed to depict Ichigo and their teammates’ entry into soul society. Although Urarhara shines in every arc, he became an important character here too. He introduced Ichigo and his friends to Yoruichi, who helped them further in the soul society. This arc is one of the best because we can see a lot of interesting confrontations in it. The clash between Renji and Ichigo is followed by Ichigo vs. Kenpachi. In this arc, Aizen chooses to start his plan while playing the Crucifixion. This arc marked the introduction of the soul society characters, making the next level interesting.
7. Arrancar vs. Shinigami
The arc deserves to be here because of its plot that showcases all sorts of explosive fights between Arrancar and Shinigami. The fight follows Ichigo Vs. Grimmjow, Nnoitra Vs. Ichigo, Nel Vs. Nnoitra, Nnoitra vs. Kenpachi. The Espada Nnoitra became the fifth most difficult Espada to beat, as it was literally fought with the strongest of the characters. One of the tiniest but fascinating details of this arc began with the exposure to particles of Retsu Unohana’s true nature. The violently agitated time when Rudbornn glanced at her face and left behind all the will to fight was an unexpectedly hilarious yet creepy moment.
6. Agent of the Shinigami
The Season 1 arc is the first arc of the entire series that kick-started the plot progress. It was established in the city of Karakura when Rukia visited the world of departure to check the sudden increase of the cavernous apparitions. The arc progressed on the main characters, Ichigo, Rukia, Chad, Orihime and Uryu, their growing friends, who became the main element of the arc. This was exactly the arc when Ichigo became the replacement shinigami after Rukia tried to transfer some of her powers but ended up losing them all to Ichigo. Rukia’s life was endangered and then Urahara ended the scene and informed everyone about the only way to protect Rukia.
5. Arrancar Decisive Battle of Karakura
The Arrancar Arc, the longest of all Arcs, has to be the best. It’s as if the entire series of Bleach hinges on the events related to Arrancar Arc. The decisive Battle of Arrancar for Karakukra is the arc where captains, even chief captain, took command. Aizen, Gin and Tousen faced off against the Yamamoto and his team, blasting a series of vibes. We get to see Yumichika’s bankai when he was up against Charlotte Cuuhlhourne. Hisaki, Kira and Ikkaku failed in the task they were given. The showstopper Head Captain Yamamoto was legendary as ever when Ayon tried to wreak the public destruction. Head Captain taught him a lesson while barely moving a muscle.
4. Turn the crank back
Even though this Arc didn’t last long, it deserved to be in the top five. This arc is of great importance from the point of view of plot progression. To give a sense of background to the plot and character, this arc was introduced. It digs deep into the history of Soul Society and various captains and vice-captains. It takes us back to the days when Aizen was good and the world was free from erosion. The shinigami world darkened after Aizen betrayed his people. He turned into Kensei, Mashiro, Shinji, Rose, Hachigen, Hiyori, Love and Lisa into grotesque.
3. The Battle of the Soul King
Ever since Thousand-Year Blood War Arc came out as the most anticipated arc, some of it has been in the top three. Many things happened in the arch, from Yhawach stabbing the soul king in the chest to Ichigo accidentally cutting him in half. Ichigo and his friends, along with all the shinigami in the soul society, fought hard to protect Soul King. We see Yoruichi fighting Askin Nakk Le Vaar. However, he was too much for her to handle. Other than this, Urahara’s Bankai was revealed when he ended the fight with help from Grimmjow. Yes, you read that right. You’ll see Grimmjow again in the Blood War of the Thousand Years, but this time alongside Ichigo and his team.
2. Arracncar Demise
This Arc deserved to be in this place because of the action we got between Ulquiorra and Ichigo. We get to see Ichigo in Vasto Lorde form. The arc marked the end of the Arrancar Arc, as all Espadas and Arracncars were defeated by some Captains and Vice Captains. While we also see Vizards teaming up with them to end all this havoc. This is exactly the arc where we witnessed a fight between Kyouraku and Stark, and also between Hitsugaya and Harribel. The showstopper, however, was the battle of Ichigo Vs. Ulquiorra. An increase in Ichigo’s power was prominent after he turned into Vasto Lorde and killed Ulquiorra in no time.
1. Salvation of the Community of Souls
Now you will be wondering why this Arc is the best of them all? If you’re a true fan of Bleach, then you might know the reason. But if not, I’ll help you. The Soul Society Rescue arc is by far the best ending of the entire first arc. All the important things, including the awakening of the powers of Ichigo, Uryuu and others, were prominent in this arc. Ichigo trained for his Bankai and got it, and we get to see it for the first time. Uryuu witnessed the demolition of Mayuri’s Konjiki Ashisogi Jizou with a single arrow.
As it was the end, Rukai was there ready to be executed, but an enraged Ichigo with all new grown powers came on the scene. Ichigo was more impressive than ever when he single-handedly destroyed the million zanpakuto level Soukyouku blade. More to the captain’s surprise, he took out three vice-captains and eventually protected Rukia.
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