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Bleach  
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Description
Ichigo Kurosaki has always been able to see ghosts, but this ability doesn't change his life nearly as much as his close encounter with Rukia Kuchiki, a Soul Reaper and member of the mysterious Soul Society.
While fighting a Hollow, an evil spirit that preys on humans who display psychic energy, Rukia attempts to lend Ichigo some of her powers so that he can save his family, but much to her surprise, Ichigo absorbs every last drop of her energy.
Now a full-fledged Soul Reaper himself, Ichigo quickly learns that the world he inhabits is one full of dangerous spirits, and along with Rukia, who is slowly regaining her powers, it's Ichigo's job to both protect the innocent from Hollows and to help the spirits themselves find peace.

Note: Won the 50th Shogakukan Manga Award in the Shounen category in 2005.

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Manga

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Associated Names
ブリーチ
死神
เทพมรณะ
Sứ Mạng Thần Chết

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Status in Country of Origin
73 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 54, Chap 479

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Forum
486 topics, 10417 posts
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User Rating
Average: 7.7 / 10.0 (4172 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.69 / 10.0
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July 5th 2016, 4:46pm PST

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Year
2001

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Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Viz (67 Volumes - Ongoing; Digital)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #86 increased(+42)
Monthly Pos #93 decreased(-33)
3 Month Pos #89 increased(+22)
6 Month Pos #108 increased(+36)

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On 14672 reading lists
On 552 wish lists
On 816 unfinished lists
On 693 custom lists

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O!G Syndrome   
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by d4ftpuNK
February 19th, 2014, 12:47pm
Kubo seems to have suffered from Oh! Great syndrome. This is a disease that plagues mangaka who have extremely popular manga's but have run out of ideas. They have made so much money they can afford copious amounts of mind altering drugs and continue to write an incoherent story until the day they are cancelled.

Once part of the Big 3, now the only way you'll find Bleach at the front of Jump is if a foreigner decides to read the magazine from left to right. RIP

... Last updated on February 19th, 2014, 12:48pm
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Got tired of my unrequited love for Bleach   
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by MajiAkashi
January 21st, 2014, 9:11am
It's very sad because I used to love this series so much. I've stuck with it for 6 years, now I'm taking a break. What good is a series that doesn't even show its original heroine? Heck, it didn't even show its HERO in Fake!Karakura Town arc for MONTHS. Then, we got stuck with Orihime, who I don't even consider as a character anymore seeing as how empty, selfish and 1D she is, who apparently is now some sort of heroine for a whole two arcs and a half. I loved Bleach. But now my hate for it is bigger than my love for it. Since it doesn't even give me the chance to love anything, as anything I love is either off screen or OFF SCREEN. Why would I read the manga anymore if all I see is Orihime who I don't give a shit about?

I think what threw me off more is Kubo sensei's attitude towards his readers. I understand he is protective of his characters but he is too proud and arrogant. So I'm just doing as he told his readers. I'm not reading Bleach anymore.
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Bleach Whole series   
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by Qgkidd
July 26th, 2013, 8:13am
Bleach as a Whole is Amazing although people complain like fake karakura town was horrible which it really wasn't at all was actually good. The artwork is good and Kubo doing one hell of a job with the story. Better Than Naruto right now and Fairy tail not One piece. The 1000 year blood war arc is amazing stunning and hes one of my favorite mangakas.
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bleach   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by dmj1069
July 17th, 2013, 6:16am
this the best manga+anime i ever saw/read. of course the manga had some stories or moments that weren't that good but so does each and every other manga. if you like action mangas then i can recommend a better manga than bleach. if you dont like tis tyoe of manga then you shouldnt read it then complain about it and how its boring.

... Last updated on July 17th, 2013, 6:29am
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The TEN.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Akiradesu
June 17th, 2013, 4:52pm
Lot's of action, great art and huge character cast for anyone to find at least one likeable.
Story is rather well crafter, lots of subtle things and symbolic meaning mixed in while at the same time can be red casually without getting in to it and still enjoy it.

... Last updated on February 20th, 2015, 3:29am
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What happened?   
Rating: 6.5 / 10.0
by WhimsicalDreamer
May 30th, 2013, 12:51am
Kinda breaks my heart how I have to give this a 6.5 rating. I used to LOVE Bleach, and by love, I mean it being one of my favourite series back then. I liked the series up to Vol 48, but after that, it was just sort of 'meh'. I've stuck to the series for more than seven years so I might as well just see how it ends.

The issue that I have with Bleach is that there are just so many characters introduced (who are never visited upon again), how OP Ichigo gets... AND THOSE PLOT HOLES! There's just no more sense to Bleach anymore, I sort of wished that it HAD ended at Volume 48.
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Dropped It   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by Jacoult
May 27th, 2013, 7:36pm
For me, Aizen's story arc was the best, but after Aizen's defeat, the story is not interesting for me again (especially fake karakura arc, i hate it). After knowing that Ichigo has hollow's power, now he got QUINCY'S POWER?? and usually Bleach's story goes like this: some battles then training period, new enemies&acquired new power, then training again...

... Last updated on May 27th, 2013, 9:51pm
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It started out so well...   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by Chainless
May 19th, 2013, 9:09am
It's a shame. It started out really interesting. Both the plot and characters were well set up. Everyone could find a fave character out of all the shinigami and Ichigo's group and I found Aizen & co very interesting bad guys.

But then it went down hill. The fake Karakura arc started it. Imo, Kubo should have ended the series and all the plot-holes right there and keep Aizen as the final boss. But no... I honestly dropped the series very shortly after Aizen was defeated. A good mangaka should know when to end his/her series...
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Not as good as its rating   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by FYforever
May 15th, 2013, 4:53pm
I don't understand how this manga remains in the top 10 list. In terms of plot, there isn't any. It's just one story jumping into another completely different story, with a new villain everytime. This manga was good until the Fake Karakura Town arc, then it just went downhill. I dropped this shortly after.

... Last updated on May 15th, 2013, 4:54pm
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I like it until...   
Rating: 6.5 / 10.0
by clampies
April 12th, 2013, 11:07pm
I really like Bleach until the fake Karakura battle, where it drown and never make the surface again. But i still reading it because I want some answer and see how it will end, but it is and ok reading I read in 10 mins each week.

Aizen was the most interesting character but he fell flaw and boring, the fullbringer arc was ininteresting and the last arc is SO disapointing...
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Plot holes, bad/short fight, characters who should die but don't (Byakuya and Kenpachi), character who shouldn't die (Unohana) at least not like she does and inconsistency.
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