Genshirō Okikiba (沖牙 源志郎, Okikiba Genshirō) was formerly the 3rd Seat of the 1st Division in the Gotei 13 under Captain-Commander Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto, and is currently the co-lieutenant of the 1st Division in the Gotei 13 under Captain-Commander Shunsui Kyōraku. He shares the position with Nanao Ise.
Genshirō has the appearance of an elderly man, with some wrinkles on his forehead and cheeks. His hair is combed back, and he has a large mustache. A streak of his hair is dyed black.
The Thousand-Year Blood War arc
When the Wandenreich attack Soul Society, Genshirō is in Captain-Commander Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto's office. Stating he is leaving, Yamamoto orders Genshirō to stay behind and protect the 1st Division's barracks. Later, he is caught up in Yhwach's destruction of the 1st Division's barracks.
Later, Genshirō, having survived the explosion, is promoted to co-lieutenant of the 1st Division by Captain-Commander Shunsui Kyōraku, who wishes for him to share the position with Nanao Ise. After his promotion is approved, Shunsui assigns Genshirō to "practical business" as a lieutenant.
During the Wandenreich's assault on the Soul King Palace, Shunsui observes the Auswählen's light rising up from the Seireitei. He tells Okikiba and Nanao that he may have to leave the Seireitei, saying that the Palace is in danger.
Echoing Jaws of Hell arc
Three hours before Ukitake's Konsō Reisai, Nanao is informed by Mayuri via hologram that she and the other lieutenants are to gather in the Human World and perform the Jogimen Reibaku ceremony, which she acknowledges as she tells Genshirō to stay by Shunsui's side while she is gone.
Powers & Abilities
- Genshirō was ranked the 40th most popular Shinigami character in the fifth character popularity poll.
- Bleach manga; Chapter 520, page 13
- Bleach manga; Chapter 494, page 8
- Bleach manga; Chapter 494, pages 7-8
- Bleach manga; Chapter 510, page 5
- Bleach manga; Chapter 520, page 16
- Bleach manga; Chapter 604, pages 5-6
- Bleach manga; Chapter 685, page 17
- Bleach manga; NO BREATHES FROM HELL, page 26
- 13 BLADEs., page 253
|Co-Lieutenant of the 1st Division
|3rd Seat of the 1st Division
? - 2003