Best Bleach Characters

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The Top Ten Best Bleach Characters

1 Ichigo Kurosaki Ichigo Kurosaki is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.

He is the most strongest by far. He has hollow powers, soul reaper powers, shikai and bankai. BEAT THAT!
ICHIGO for the win!

I love him because he's caring not always emotional loyal sweet and never gives up. I don't understand why he's number two... He should be number 1

Ichigo. I call him Ichi-Tae since I shipped him with V. Don't ask me why

I just love all about Him... ^_^ He's the coolest guy for me... He's the BEST of the best in bleach... I love the tandem of Him with Rukia Kuchiki who's also the coolest girl in town.. Woohoo

2 Rukia Kuchiki

Rukia is different than most heroes in shonen, she's tough, strong, not whiny, and not a damsel in distress who cries for the hero. She cares about her friends and is very selfless, she'd rather die then have her friends hurt. She blames herself for many things, (Ex. Kaien's death) Her personality is amazing, she can be mature, smart, and serious or funny, teasing, and immature in a way. She's my favorite anime character (along with toshiro)

I love how she wants to be tough in front of everyone even when her power is not at its highest. She is admirable and strong-willed. She doesn't need giant assets to get what she wants. She, in my opinion, a very underrated.
She deserves more credit. She did help Ichigo become what he is now after-all.

funny she also strong HEART. she stop the RAIN

Strong female character who understands the male protagonist in a spectacular way.

3 Toshiro Hitsugaya Toshiro Hitsugaya is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.

There's this aura around him that makes him unique than the other characters.. Not mentioning he's the youngest Captain there is..
And also I love cool characters and he's on the list

well he has the "cool" package , from his charachter to his design and powers this mature kid rocks . His biggest weakness is that he lets his emotions to rule him in battle sometimes which make him very relatable and liking to me

He's too powerful, especially with the Hyoten Hyakkaso.

He's amazing for a 'kid' to be ranked as a captain level. Certainly for his age, it's an honor and he must be quite strong to be placed in such level. Whoever calls him weak is plain stupid. If he was weak, he would have never been placed as a captain level in the first place.

4 Kisuke Urahara Kisuke Urahara is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.

He's always shady and mysterious. He's smart, strong, funny, and knows about almost everything.

Amazing headband of justice in place! Amazing armour of justice protect me now!

Hot, smart, and just great! What more do you have to look for?

He is very mysterious but he’s really awesome. He might be joking or he might be serious. You never know.

5 Ulquiorra Schiffer

He is cold and very rational he might be the strongest character in Bleach but ofc the anime has to make ichigo the best and with this Ulquiorra died :((

Ulquiorra even if his not a real soul reaper , he is actually the one who has the perfect appearance to be the angel of darkness or death . He is the closest thing to an ultimate dark being like a master of the night . His character shows an elder being who has seen enough to be as childish as any human or hollow . And of course he totally kicked Ichigo and uryus asses without breaking a sweat , even if the show had to make Ichigo defeat him afterwards . For any person with some pinch of darkness in them am sure they were brokenhearted with an absolute beauty like ulquiorra gone

I just like how he is always emotionless... Which is in fact one of my favorite types of personalities. His death was also one of the most moving scenes in manga/anime history (in my opinion). I love death scenes that are emotional.

He is the best if he didn't care about aizen so much he could be number one/

6 Kenpachi Zaraki Kenpachi Zaraki is a fictional character and an antihero in the anime and manga series Bleach created by Tite Kubo.

you can cut him in half and he will keep laughing

Kenpachi is the strongest smartest hardest to defeat he the best he whooped the strongest Espada number 0 no bleach character can do that aspect a for hand full

He is cool, very powerful and at the current Arc or final arc bet Unohana which is stronger than or equal to yamamoto so it seems that he's one of the strongest or else the strongest character in Bleach!

He can get 1000000 times and not die
Captain of the 11th Squad
He can kill anyone without getting killed himself

7 Grimmjow Jaegerjaquez Grimmjow Jaegerjaquez is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.

Grimmjow is the freakin best and the only to defeat ichigo more than once, also he has the bad ass attitude that every one loves. Finally Grimmjow has the awesome blue hair and thats why he's the best

Grimmjow is the most awesome character in Bleach! I mean - LOOK at him! That's kick-ass eye candy right there! Grimmjow radiates smex 24/7!

The most badass Arrancar. And despite Ichigo being infinitely times stronger than he previously was the last time they fought, Grimmjow's strength is still a threat to him. Also Kenpachi wanted to fight him, AND WE ALL KNOW HOW STRONG HE IS.

He is just so hot! He should be in 3rd place after Ichigo not Rukia! I mean she is okay but GrimmJow is still better!

8 Gin Ichimaru Gin Ichimaru is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.

Most dedicated friend/lover who takes action despite other people's reactions. Gin is just awesome! And his eyes are so beautiful!

He is just a wonderful child. It seemed that he was evil at first but it turns out that he was just a good boy. I also love his dubbed voice actor.

A character that has depth... a character you can feel from the bottom of your heart. and someone you can miss from the bottom of your heart when he dies. the end makes him so much incredible...

As a person, he's better than anyone in the whole anime. How is Hitsugaya at 2nd position and Gin is at 9th? He hated Aizen much more than Hitsugaya and did everything for love in a very calm and smart way, unlike Hitsugaya who just lost control and got defeated like a fool. Gin understood from a very small age that he will have to do a lot of work to be able to defeat Aizen and he became his subordinate. Becoming allies with the person you hate the most, for the sake of love, now that's badass. Plus he's very smart too, he graduated the Shinigami university when he was just a kid. Yes, he looks evil, real evil, but that's because he always keeps his eyes closed. But, the moment he opened his eyes, he looked more like a hero than Ichigo. Gin should have been the one to defeat Aizen. He didn't deserve to die the way he did.

9 Byakuya Kuchiki

Byakuya (The Noblest Of the Captains) is the best character as he is apathetic towards other and his pride is something none other captain could attain. He is selfless with unparalleled strength that never goes down even if he has to fight while he is injured.

This guy can be described by one world "Loyal" to his pride , to his word . to the law , to his family, to soul society etc... seeing him how deeply he cares about rukia through the series tottaly worked in his favor as we had really the wrong idea about him through the ss arc .He has amazing traits and he is hella strong and noble bleach wouldn't be the same without him

He's very cool
He is the strongest and cannot be defeated
He can solve problem in the cool way
That's why I respected him

yeah, byakuya is pro, better than any other character since he just is!

10 Sōsuke Aizen Sosuke Aizen is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.

He is probably my favorite villain of all time. I live his personality and power levels. He keeps getting stronger and ends up helping Ichigo at the end of the manga. That fight was pretty lit.

He is the perfect antagonist he is smart and does everything in order to achieve his goals he is mysterious and very unpredictable a real master of decieving. Part of that is that he feels lonely and bored at the top with all the abilities that he posses and also due to his personal beliefs about soul society , the world , the royal palace and of course "that thing" the soul king. I am sure that in his twisted mind he sees himself as the nessesary evil that the world needs but doen't know it yet

I think he is the one of the best villians I ever seen, and the way he takes the situation and ever stay calm, he deserves more...

So chilled yet so powerful and evil, awesome guy

The Contenders

11 Renji Abarai Renji Abarai is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.

Renji is such an amazing character, caring and he would do anything for Rukia, even though he doesn't admit it that much. During the Renji vs Ichigo fight, when Ichigo cut Renji's rubber band, that kept his hair, I cried like a little baby. Renji screaming and begging Ichigo to protect and save Rukia. He's a lovely character and I can't understand why he's no in the top ten.

I can't believe that renji isn't number 1 he's my favorite!

I Don't know why people are so quick to hate renji.
good character - JustJake27

I just like renji, he's my favorite character :))

12 Orihime Inoue Orihime Inoue is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.

She has a pure heart. She is brave. She has amazing power. She tries the most not to be a burden for her group (she even has chosen to give up on fighting to not be a liability to her friends). Her love for Ichigo is beautiful. And she developed her powers very well.

She has a very pure soul. And she is so kind to all of her friends and so brave to protect them. I just love her.

She's a kind girl! I love her. But sometimes I hate her bc she married my Ichi-Tae

Orihime may not be a fighter but that's how she was created because she was meant to be the healer of the team, the most normal girl. When people say she's useless I can't agree with that because she has helped her friends since the beginning of Bleach it may not be in a significant level of ichigo but its shouldn't be forgotten that she actually was useful. People should understand that not everyone needs to be a fighter or insanely strong to be considered useful.

13 Yoruichi Shihoin Yoruichi Shihoin is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.

She needs a place in the top ten... She is YORUICHI for gods sake.

Best female character in bleach because of funny and great personality. She is thoughtful, badass, awesome and beautiful. She is in general my third favorite bleach character...

Definitely one of the best female characters in bleach

Her and Kisuke are literally the most hype thing my brain has ever tried to comprehend

14 Rangiku Matsumoto Rangiku Matsumoto is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.

After seeing her and Gin, who could possibly hate on her? Plus I love her relationship with Shiro!

I like her very very much! But I still can't choose between rangiku and orihime! I find them. The most beautiful girls in bleach. When I 'll see anime I think I'll choose the right one

She is the best. End of story.

She's so hot a has big boobies ever

15 Retsu Unohana

A character so powerful, that she even can intimidate captains like ukitake and kyoraku with a smile on her face. She also is probably the most skilled swordsmen/women in bleach. I forget if it said that she had mastered a few hundred styles of sword play or something. When bringing Zaraki Kenpachi back to full power, she utterly destroyed him at least 10 times. In the manga, it only showed maybe 3 times, but kenpachi said that he lost track. Knowing him, he could loose track after 1. I say at least 10 because kenpachi needed to increase to an extreme to finally kill her. Note that she destroyed a kenpachi who had been the only person to defeat three captain level Quincies when they first appeared. Then he was almost killed by fake Juha, this would have made him even more powerful.

Come on, shes the first Kenpachi. And no one can turn down a request from her

The first Kenpachi with violence running through her veins lol.

I love how on the end she becomes this fight loving women.

16 Yasutora Sado

Yeah I like chad because I like his new power that he got when he was fighting a espada and his shield yeah he is ine of my favorite characters and a strong character to

Strong, unique and underrated. It's unfortunate they've put him on the sideline and haven't given him any plot driven story lines. I would like to learn more about him and see more depth.

I don't get why Sado gets a lot of hate. He has a big heart which I did important to a fighter

Chad is the most underrated character ever, he is awesome

17 Shunsui Kyoraku Shunsui Kyoraku is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.

He's too funny! Always with a smile, and always drunk!

He is very powerful, cool, and his sense of justice was very good, and he is also very funny.

He was made the next head of the soul reapers after yamamoto

I reallly like his abilities, takaoni, kageoni. He's always funny (and drunk), and loves the girls

18 Riruka Dokugamine

Feisty and good-looking.

Just one amazing character.

19 Soifon

Cold hearted kick ass

She's hot and lesbian CASE CLOSED!

Deserve to be in top 10. Her attitude is best

SOIFON is an awesome character! Will never forget her first real appearence than she fought against yoruichi!
She has impressive skills and her cruel and heartless character give her a special touch ;D

20 Shinji Hirako

Brought some mystery back to Bleach. To this day his enigmatic smile and design that reflects an Egyptian pharaoh makes you hope he'll still have something important to do yet.

He's so funny, and happy. Hehe he'll make an awesome best friend! -- to me anyways.

Shinji is cool. Really chill. I like his getup. His story is tragic & he was once a captain. A CAPTAIN! Shinji all day.

He's very strong in a way and he is very playful.He is also very powerful.I will definitely vote for him.

21 Nemu Kurotsuchi

lieutenant of Squad 12 who really needs to take a stand against her creator's abuse - UnderratedEpisodeAdvocate

I like her cause shes the only soul reaper who at the same time is also a mod soul. Her and kon would be best buddies

22 Uryū Ishida Uryū Ishida is a fictional character and major figure in the anime and manga series Bleach created by Tite Kubo.

I loved him since the first time I watched him ,my favourite character, why is he so low?

Give him some love please. I mean he watched one of his relatives die by the hand of a hollow, and yet the soul society knew about it but didn't stop it. He's a great character that's been through a lot. He deserves more.

Why is he so low?


23 Shūhei Hisagi

I like how Hisagi's personality goes directly against his appearance. He looks punk, but he's actually really cool-headed. He has a really cool as Shikai. And he seems to get severely injured a lot, yet manages to pull through every time. Might be just me though, but my heart nearly broke when I saw him dying during the battle against Aizen.

He's really calm and level headed despite his punk style and it's so cool the way he feels the need to hold back. He fights for justice and follows his own path. His zanpakuto is awesome, not to mention he cooks, plays guitar and has an adorable schoolboy crush on Rangiku.

He looks bad ass but he can actually be really calm.

His Shikai was amazing and it really amazed me. Reap Kazeshini. The character was just nicely written.

24 Coyote Starrk Coyote Starrk is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.

My surname is Stark! That's all... By the way, he could totally fit in in Game Of Thrones! He has the right name, hair and eyes (some have light eyes).

A great character from Bleach.

Stark is really strong and has a cool personality

So good evil character you want him to be good guy.

25 Momo Hinamori

She just makes others worry about her. Every Bleach character would be so much happier if she just dies really. And she's so weak, how did she become a lieutenant?

I was surprised to find out she got 6th place in an official popularity poll. I'm glad to know I'm not alone in loving this character. Momo definitely needs more screentime and it would be nice to finally see her in one of the movies.

She's my favorite character, and she's gentle too! I like her so so so so much!

Momo is so awesome she is so amazingly amazing

26 Ukitake Jushirou

Such an awesome captain. Kind hearted and loving. A true father figure

Captain ukitake is so kind :')

I really just like how he teases Hitsugaya excessively, yet the boy puts up with him. That just proves that even the mighty Hitsugaya respects Ukitake. That, and Ukitake has fabulous flowing white locks.

My absolute favorite. I wish he would be more acknowledged. His kindness is what's wonderful about him.

27 Yachiru Kusajishi

Lovable lieutenant of Squad 11 who has a cute cheerful personality - UnderratedEpisodeAdvocate

We need positive people in our lives and people who make us smile. :) Yachiru may not be a central character but she brightens my day every time I see her and that is a power beyond television in of itself.

28 Mayuri Kurotsuchi

You really shouldn't like Mayuri. A sadist, highly intelligent and yet sadistic and violent. He never attacks an opponent without studying up on their weaknesses and making several contingency plans. He created a daughter just to have someone to talk to, and still insists on beating her brutally. And yet...he seems to be at the center of some of the funniest and coolest Bleach moments, chasing people around with unwanted injections. His skulllike grin indicates we are going to see some horror grade awesomeness at any moment. His changing makeup and mask is always something to look forward to, as are his additions to the Seireitri Bulletin Newsletter, of which he reads every last word. He has a column on cooking, apparently, as well as detailed notes about his experiments that are very popular amongst readers ( tells you what kind of place SS is). Slinging mad science and reinventing the character genre, Mayuri is a joy to watch, even if you'd rather avoid his actual vicinity.

These latest chapters have given us a chance to witness some very cool character development from Mayuri. His coming to terms with less scientific parts of his personality have been a joy to watch, as is his unconventional battle with Pernida.

Interesting character!

This son of a bitch/mad scientist is one of the greatest things to happen to all of anime

29 Nanao Ise Nanao Ise is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.

Squad 8's lieutenant, who for some reason frightens people by removing her glasses - UnderratedEpisodeAdvocate

30 Nelliel Tu Odelschwanck

For real guys, I really love it when people ships her with G.J. I call it NellieJow

For me one of the most kick-ass girls in bleach and she has a awesome rack. don't tell my mom I said that.

She is amazing her sword releas it is dazzling


31 Kon

He is hilarious, and in my opinion he's the face of bleach.

He is Bleach's official mascot! GO KON!

I enjoy Kon being around. He really brings comedy into bleach especially when he gets beat up all the time. To be honest I want my own Kon doll.

The only perverted character bleach has got to offer

32 Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto

This badass old dude never ceases to amaze in terms of power. But his characterization with very little information shows how this hothead, bloodthirsty, killer learned to enjoy peace and see the gotei 13 as his children. He fought for it until the very end.

I can't believe how overlooked, in such discussions, this character gets. He's up there with the most badass anime characters out there. He has reached the limits of badassery.

Easily my favorite Bleach character and my #3 overall in all anime.

He is amazing in the same stregth with netero from hunter x hunter

Its yamamoto genryusai. nothing more to say

33 Hollow Ichigo

He is just the most badass character in my opinion. He never gets beaten by the enemies so you know that he has power

BUT! If Hollow Justice and Hollow Ichigo were to fight, who will win?
A: It would be a tie.

My favourite character from all of anime!

Too BadAss For Words!

34 Zangetsu

Its zangetsu, either old man zangetsu or the real one

The right one or the fake one?

Don't F with Zangestu

35 Isshin Kurosaki

Charismatic head of the family of kurosaki household

You let your guard down

36 Ikkaku Madarame Ikkaku Madarame is a fictional character in the Bleach manga series and its adaptations created by Tite Kubo.

Best hair in the series

He's bald and wears eyeshadow. Enough said. We don't get guys like that in anime that often.

-you just have to love this guy, he loves to fight, is the second strongest in the gotai 13's top battle company, and best of all he's BALD

Oh its secretly one punch man

37 Isane Kotetsu

captain of Squad 4 who suffers from nightmares - UnderratedEpisodeAdvocate

38 Maki Ichinose

Now I know that Ichinose was a filler character but he had so much potential in him, he had a unique zanpakuto using light as its main source of power allowing him to do various things such as attacks invisibility etc, he put up a good fight against Kenpachi If he was was kept on he could of made a strong character.

I really liked Ichinose he had a very sad story in the bount arc :(

39 Sajin Komamura

Loyalty is what defines this guy.

Aggressive strength come on this guy should be top 10 guys...!

Unwavering loyalty and a badass Bankai to boot. Komamura towers over characters like Hitsugaya and Byakuya for his character and adamant attitude.

He's a fluffy doggo but also very powerful!

40 Yumichika Ayasegawa

He's so hilarious to me and he's pretty so what more could u want

Really cool and interesting character. because everyone has the impression that he's this sissy pretty-boy, but he actually kicks ass. Big time.

And you gotta admit... He IS very pretty... Hehe.

Yumichika is hot! I mean come on! He barley gets any attention!

He is annoying but interesting

41 Tier Harribel

Cool unsmiling warrior woman

She is awesome best aspada

42 Askin Nakk Le Vaar

This dude kicks all sorts of butt! Although at first many just thought he looked too much like Aizen he quickly established himself as his own man. This character is a prime example of how Kubo can creates entertaining and unique villains. He is one of the most interesting characters in Bleach and although he may not act like the strongest he always seems to come out on top! He doesn't fight like he says he just straight up tries to kill them as quickly as possible of course while being as elegant as possible. If he does die we better hear his backstory first! He's earned at least a chapter or 2 dedicated to just that! - thedog

This guy beat Grimmjow, Ichigo and has a heck of an OP ability to pretty much never bed damaged. He better survive this arc!

Favorite character ever and he even beat ichigo!

Probably the best sternritter around and the only reason I'm still reading the final arc of Bleach.

43 Izuru Kira

Kira's cool-headed and seems almost emotionless at times. But he cares about people a lot
I really like his hairstyle and he has a really interesting Shikai.
I was cursing and screaming at my computer when he nearly died in the Thousand Year Old War arc.


I’m not getting why he’s so low on the list, he was betrayed by two captains and yet managed to keep his head for the most part and totally has the best Zanpakuto for close range combat. Yeah I’m a fan and although I adore Hisagi, Izuru is much better developed character.

44 Tatsuki Arisawa

I think she is the most underrated character. I find her very inspiring. She always tries to protects her friends. She is not afraid of anyone and also gives emotional support to others. For me tatsulki is the best!

Always wished that she could have joined the story outside her quartiery role. She's lost her close relationship with both her best friends, and is unable to fulfill the role she always had as protector and confidante. Tatsuki is very tragic but I doubt we'll see that explored.

Why is orihime one of the main? :( tatsuki is so much more beast

I think she is amazing way better than orihime

45 Senbonzakura
46 Sode no Shirayuki

I love Rukia zanpaktou! Sode no Shirayuki is really beautiful and since I love ice and snow magic, she one of my favorite zanpaktou. To be honest, she is actually the opposite of Rukia quite a bit. But hey, I still love Sode no Shirayuki!

47 Zabimaru

The first zanpakuto with a shikai command that was introduced in the series - TheDarkOne_221b

It is an ape with a snake as a tail! What else could you possibly want! Also there are two human forms of Zabimaru, one is Hebi. She is rather childish and easily distracted, Saru is serious and straight to the matter at hand. The two of them have a tendency to argue with each other quite often like siblings. They are both hilarious and cool!

48 Nnoitra Jiruga

A very strong match against Kenpachi. Look deeper into his character he just wanted to die a warriors death. He's my favorite of the Espada simply because he went all out to the death.

Went against a crazy captain and die with a fight

He is a great villain. I love that guy. His fighting style, his attitude are so col. But his death... Man; that was the best death I've ever seen. He is a very badass character, very similar to Girmmjow. In my opinion, THE BEST ANIME VILLAIN WARRIOR.

Stood his ground and died

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50 Yhwach

The best in terms of power shut up u feat fanboys whatever Juno says he can do is law if he hasn't shown it yet just be patient.

Not juno kubo*

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