Best Bleach Episodes
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The action is crazy and awesome and on top of that we have a sweet touching moment where the viewers actually may feel some form of compassion or sadness from the enemy dying. Making someone who put a hole into Ichigo's chest into someone that the viewers would be sad for in such a short period of time is not an easy task.
I hope this episode is a Ichigo vs Ulquiorra Conclusion and not a Ulquiorra-Conclusion. Boy, I miss Ulquiorra's character so much now. T_T This episode was so emotional and dramatic. :)) We love you Ulqui-chan!
This whole fight had me on the edge of my seat and the conclusion made it all the more interesting it was not as predictable as the rest of the series and it's probably one of the best fights throughout the whole series! I also thought the relationship between ulquiorra and orihime was really cute!
I loved when Ichigo licked Ulquiorra assV11 Comments
For first timers watching Bleach this was a GREAT episode! Its full of epic moments, and raises our judgement towards Ichigo. My personal favorite episode.
Loved the way Ichigo just made everyone look like fools in this episode. Saving Rukia was always his plan and he managed to do that and look awesome doing so. I miss when Soul Society were the bad guys.
I agree with you completely. I have seen it many times and it is still special to me. Ichigo looks there very good... Like Superman :D
It's just too good.V8 Comments
The most epic fight in the entire series and one that was just born to be!
One of the most epic fights in this show. Also Byakuya is so awesome in this episode!
Ichigo's bankai+ Byakuya's bankai= win of epic proportions. Besides, we got to see Byakuya as a three dimensional character and realized he's not just a guy hell bent on killing his sister. And Byakuya and Ichigo are one the best characters of Bleach, so this episode was obviously amazing!V4 Comments
Simply because of the episode itself, based on the "amazing" conclusion & Urahara's mastermind.
Aizen LIVES! You See him alive at the end of the Episode, and later in the Quincy arc.
Simply... Just 22 minuets of perfection was this episode.
Aizen never died. He is still kicking some quincy @$$. Waiting for his reappearance. - admister300V3 Comments
The saddest and most intense episode in the first season. This episode is godly considering how Ichigo is thrown to the ground and left to bleed even by Rukia!
This episode could make even Chuck Norris cry.
Nice episode. We also see Ichigo going berserk for the first time. It was also a very sad episode. I cried when I saw this episode. This episode is pure epicness. That's the reason why I loved the first arc of Bleach...V1 Comment
So beautiful... I wish there could be more episodes like this, with Ichigo, Rukia, and the others just hanging out and having fun.
I almost cried when I watched this... Him finally letting go of the spirit world, plus the ichiruki feels, was just TOO MUCH
Love that episode! But its also sad because he loses his soul reaper powers :(V1 Comment
Epic! Watch the episode and 253 also.V2 Comments
This episode is basically the climax of the entire series and the most well plotted episode probably in the entire series. Aizen betraying was something most people probably did not see coming and that is why this episode deserves to be number one!
This episode had many details to it and it surprised a lot of people. Since no one saw that Aizen betraying them was coming they weren't prepared for it at all.
It was the whole soul society story line the fact that aizen betrayed them was crazyV1 Comment
Let's be honest. Everything passed Soul Society sucks
Let's be honest you haven't seen the ulquiorra fight against ichigo have you.V1 Comment
Spoiler he comes back in the manga
Grimmjow is also ALIVE.
We never saw him die.SPOILER (He returns in the Quincy arc)
The way the captains all fought was amazing
These are the best of all timesV1 Comment
When ichigo finally gets his Shinigami powers back by a sword with all the captains and vice captains rieatsu and he is way strongerV1 Comment
The reveal that they'd stabbed Hinamori, the build up to it and Aizen slaying everyone afterward was so good. My favorite episode.
I almost cried when hinamori said " Shiro-chan, why? "
If I could I woild have smashed Aizen's face laugh out loud
Gin and Matsumoto are my favorite characters (with Byakuya), so it was really awesome to see more of their story. This episode was so beautiful, I couldn't help a few tears.
The only episode of any anime that ever actually made me cry. Rest in Peace Gin, you will forever be in our memories.
AWESOME plot twist. Really deepened Gin's character
Rest in Peace, Gin...You'll be loved by Bleach fans foreverV3 Comments
Was trying to take this down a rank not raise it...
Nel was awesome and I wish that they had show her more, she was funny and added more to the show, either way the best arc was the first one and after that it has drastically dropped.
Sorry, one of the best shows but deserves better than this. (Bleach KAI anyone)?
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List StatsUpdated 24 May 2016
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2. Episode 54 - Ichigo Saves Rukia
3. Episode 58 - Ichigo vs Byakuya