Young Ichigo with Tatsuki.
Masaki wipes Ichigo's face.
Ichigo notices Grand Fisher
and mistakes it for a young girl.
Masaki lies dead on top of Ichigo.
Ichigo cries while trying to wake Masaki.
Ichigo searches for Masaki after her death.
Ichigo scares away the skateboarders.
Rukia appears in Ichigo's room.
Rukia dodges Ichigo's kick.
Ichigo refuses to believe Rukia's explanation.
Ichigo watches as Rukia performs Konsō
Ichigo manages to break out of Bakudō #1. Sai.
Rukia protects Ichigo from Fishbone D.
A wounded Rukia about to give Ichigo her power.
Ichigo purifies Fishbone D.
Ichigo pins Isshin to the ground.
Ichigo and his family survey the damage to their house.
Yuzu tells Ichigo to eat breakfast.
Ichigo, Mizuiro, and Keigo.
Ichigo panics upon seeing Rukia in his class.
Rukia's warning shocks Ichigo.
Rukia explains her power predicament to Ichigo.
Ichigo refuses to help Rukia with her Shinigami duties.
Rukia removes Ichigo from his body.
Ichigo cuts off Hexapodus's legs.
Ichigo impales Hexapodus.
Ichigo and Rukia argue over her book.
Rukia hastily greets Orihime.
Ichigo and Rukia watch as Orihime leaves.
Ichigo and Acidwire charge at each other.
Ichigo demands that Rukia tell him what to do with Sora.
Rukia explains the nature of Hollows to Ichigo.
Ichigo stops Acidwire's blow.
Rukia tells Ichigo that he can only be seen by other spiritual beings.
Ichigo cuts off Acidwire's hand.
Ichigo clashes with Acidwire.
Ichigo's grip on his Zanpakutō loosens due to the effects of Vitriol Shot
Ichigo, Rukia, and Orihime watch as Sora Inoue
Ichigo agrees to help Rukia.
Ichigo is surprised that his wounds have been fully healed.
Mizuiro joins Ichigo and Rukia on the roof.
Ichigo offends Mizuiro when introducing him as a womanizer.
Keigo congratulates Ichigo for having lunch with Rukia.
Sado joins his friends on the roof.
Yuzu rushes past Ichigo with a box of medicine.
Ichigo starts to use Reiraku
to find Yūichi.
Ichigo manages to use Reiraku a high-level ability.
Karin collapses in front of Ichigo.
Ichigo tucks Karin into bed.
Ichigo engages Shrieker in battle.
Shrieker pushes Ichigo's Zanpakutō aside.
Ichigo shoves Shrieker's leeches into his mouth.
Ichigo discovers Rukia is absent from his closet.
Rukia drags Ichigo away to speak with him in private.
Ichigo getting stepped on by Rukia for questioning her.
Ichigo is forced out of his body by the Gikongan
Ichigo is upset by Kon
's portrayal of him.
Ichigo purifies a Hollow.
Ichigo confronts Kon
in his body.
Ichigo agonizes over Kon ruining his reputation.
Rukia reveals the fate of Project Spearhead.
Ichigo protects the children from Kon.
Ichigo dodges a kick from Kon.
Ichigo slices through the Millipede-like Hollow's tentacle.
Ichigo and Kon defeat the Millipede-like Hollow in unison.
Rukia gives Ichigo Kon's pill.
Ichigo finds a plushie to put Kon into.
Ichigo puts Kon in the plushie.
Ichigo and Kon discuss his name.
Ichigo hides Rukia and Kon from Yuzu.
Ichigo learns of his classmates' memory replacement.
Ichigo greets Orihime in an unusually friendly manner.
Ichigo has a meeting with his family.
Ichigo reveals that tomorrow is the anniversary of his mother's death.
Ichigo has a nightmare about then night his mother died.
Ichigo walks to his mother's grave.
Ichigo claims that Rukia is his classmate from middle school.
Ichigo is confronted by Rukia.
Rukia reminds Ichigo of how he said his mother was killed.
Ichigo denies the possibility of a Hollow killing his mother.
Ichigo is angered by Kon disturbing him.
Rukia attempts to talk Ichigo into backing down.
Saidō looks at Rukia's Denreishinki alongside Ichigo and Kon.
Ichigo severs Grand Fisher's tentacle.
Rukia explains Grand Fisher's history and tactics to Ichigo.
Grand Fisher holds Karin hostage against Ichigo.
Using Oppression, Grand Fisher attacks Ichigo.
Ichigo is engulfed by Oppression.
Ichigo asks Rukia to stay out of this fight.
Grand Fisher reappears behind Ichigo.
Ichigo and Grand Fisher confront each other in a clearing.
Ichigo is stunned by Grand Fisher transforming his Lure to resemble Masaki.
Grand Fisher taunts an injured Ichigo.
Ichigo is impaled by Grand Fisher.
The manifestation of Masaki's dying thoughts tells Ichigo to live.
Ichigo stabs Grand Fisher.
Ichigo tears his Zanpakutō through Grand Fisher's side.
Ichigo collapses from his wounds.
Ichigo and Isshin stand over Masaki's grave.
Ichigo and Isshin talk about Masaki.
Ichigo asks Rukia to let him remain a Shinigami.
Ichigo tells Keigo to beat it.
Orihime waves for Tatsuki.
Rukia reveals that she does not know what the event is about, to Ichigo's chagrin.
Rukia explains what a Jibakurei is to Ichigo.
Ichigo is pinned down by Don Kanonji's security team.
Ichigo separates Don Kanonji from the Demi-Hollow.
Don Kanonji pushes Ichigo out of the way.
Ichigo fends off the Demi-Hollow.
Ichigo attacks the Demi-Hollow while Don Kanonji stands by.
Ichigo drags Kanonji away from the Hollow.
Don Kanonji explains his motivation to Ichigo.
Ichigo is astonished by Don Kanonji's motivation.
Ichigo's Zanpakutō gets stuck in the wall.
Ichigo is glued to his own hilt with the Demi-Hollow's Sticker Phlegm
Kanonji saves a trapped Ichigo.
Kanonji uses his Golden Cannonball to free Ichigo.
Ichigo attacks the Demi-Hollow.
Ichigo defeats the Demi-Hollow.
The Earth-bound Spirit is revealed.
Ichigo is horrified by his designation as Don Kanonji's number one pupil.
Tatsuki denies being involved with Ichigo at the incident.
Ichigo and his friends are called before the school principal.
Ichigo and his friends flee from Kagine
Ichigo and Rukia find the Fat Ghost
in an alleyway.
Keigo cries to Ichigo about his test scores.
Ichigo cuts off Keigo's headband.
Orihime informs Ichigo that Uryū Ishida
is in their class.
Rukia pulls Ichigo away for a Hollow order.
Uryū confronts Ichigo and Rukia.
Uryū criticizes Ichigo's abilities.
Orihime reveals that she is in the same crafts club as Uryū.
Uryū uses Reiraku and tears off a piece of Ichigo's red ribbon to show it to him.
Ichigo refuses to duel Uryū.
Ichigo's soul exits his body.
Ichigo leaves his body and prepares to duel Uryū.
Ichigo runs off to protect his sisters.
Ichigo is confronted by three large Hollows.
Ichigo purifies the large Hollows.
Ichigo cuts through Uryū's Heilig Pfeil.
Ichigo, Kon, and Rukia look on.
Rukia explains the downfall of the Quincy
thumb|Ichigo confronts Uryū.
Ichigo kicks Uryū in the head for talking too much.
Ichigo and Uryū stand back-to-back.
Ichigo declares that he wants to protect as many people as possible.
Urahara explains his plan to Ichigo and Uryū.
Ichigo attacks a Menos Grande.
The Menos Grande kicks Ichigo away.
Ichigo explains his plan to defeat the Menos Grande.
Uryū feels Ichigo's Reiatsu.
Uryū's plan is put into motion.
Uryū asks Ichigo how he has been fighting Hollows all this time.
The Menos Grande charges a Cero
Ichigo blocks the Cero with his Zanpakutō.
Uryū fires arrows to calm down Ichigo's spiritual power.
Ichigo realizes he cannot fight Uryū.
Ichigo finds Kon has been dressed up by Yuzu.
Ichigo leaves Kon to his fate.
Keigo teases Ichigo for watching Orihime.
Ichigo sweats nervously as Keigo and Mizuiro discuss Uryū's strange behavior.
Rukia teases Ichigo for being worried about Uryū.
Ichigo invites Uryū to eat lunch with him and Keigo.
Ichigo, Uryū, and Mizuiro have lunch together.
Ichigo ignores Keigo as he tells a story.
Rukia asks Ichigo if he is alright.
Kon returns to Ichigo and Rukia.
Ichigo and Rukia bring Kon to Uryū for repairs.
Ichigo finds a taped-up Kon.
Ichigo sprays Kon with air freshener.
Ichigo and Kon are confused by Rukia's letter.
Kon evades Ichigo's attempts to grab him.
Ichigo carrying his blade.
Ichigo's shoulder is wounded.
Ichigo slices Renji's chin.
Ichigo being injured by Renji.
Renji prepares to finish off Ichigo.
destroys the tassels on his Zanpakutō.
Ichigo pursues Renji across the rooftops.
As he tries to finish off Renji, Ichigo's Zanpakutō is broken by Byakuya Kuchiki
Byakuya uses Senka
Byakuya attacks Ichigo with Senka.
Ichigo collapses after Byakuya completes Senka.
Ichigo grabs Byakuya's robe.
Rukia kicks Ichigo's hand away from Byakuya.
Ichigo wakes up to find Tessai lying on top of him.
Ichigo realizes that he has survived.
Urahara proposes that he train Ichigo for the next 10 days.
Ichigo agrees to be trained by Urahara.
Ichigo notices Rukia's absence.
Orihime asks Ichigo what happened to Rukia.
Ichigo and Orihime talk about Rukia's departure.
Ichigo and Urahara's crew arrive in a training area
beneath the Urahara shop.
Urahara removes Ichigo's soul from his body.
Ichigo runs away from Ururu.
Ichigo is tricked into making a fool of himself by Urahara.
Ichigo manages to dodge Ururu's punch.
Ururu prepares to kick Ichigo.
Urahara explains the true goal of lesson one to Ichigo.
Tessai severs Ichigo's Chain of Fate.
Urahara tricks Ichigo as the Shattered Shaft appears.
Ichigo is bound with Bakudō #99 Part 1. Kin
Ichigo watches as his Chain of Fate returns to normal.
Ichigo tries to run up the wall of the Shattered Shaft.
Jinta brings a platter of fruit down to Ichigo.
Ichigo begins Hollowfication.
Ichigo in his inner world.
Ichigo meets Zangetsu
for the first time.
Ichigo uses Reiraku in order to find his Shinigami powers.
Ichigo finds his powers after using Reiraku.
Ichigo finds his Zanpakutō handle in a box.
Zangetsu commends Ichigo for finding his blade.
Ichigo is covered in cloth after Tessai uses the Prologue portion of Bakudō #99 Part 2. Bankin
Ichigo is impaled with bolts during the Refrain portion of Bakudō #99 Part 2. Bankin.
The massive cube from the Finale of Bakudō #99 Part 2. Bankin, about to land on Ichigo.
Ichigo emerges from the Shattered Shaft.
Ichigo jabs Urahara in the face with his broken Zanpakutō.
Urahara uses Hōzuri against Ichigo.
Ichigo has his mask remnants cut off by Hōzuri.
Ichigo is cut by Urahara's Hōzuri.
Ichigo clashes with Urahara after the latter releases his Shikai, Benihime
Urahara cuts Ichigo's Zanpakutō.
Ichigo has half the remaining blade of his Zanpakutō severed by Urahara.
Urahara shatters the remainder of Ichigo's Zanpakutō.
Zangetsu confronts Ichigo for running away from Urahara.
Ichigo stops running from Urahara.
Ichigo's Shikai, Zangetsu.
Ichigo cuts a large chasm into the ground with his attack.
Ichigo blocks Urahara's Benihime with the broad side of Zangetsu.
Urahara kicks Ichigo in the face.
Urahara launches Ichigo into the air.
Ichigo sees that Urahara has left a massive crater in the ground with his attack.
Ichigo exerts his Reiatsu upon gaining the resolve to kill.
Urahara teaches Ichigo to use Getsuga Tenshō at will.
Ichigo gathers with his friends and family to watch the fireworks.
Ichigo apologizes to Tatsuki over his hyperactive father.
Ichigo reads Urahara's note.
Isshin crashes into the ground next to Ichigo.
Ichigo is baffled by Orihime, Sado, and Uryū joining him on his journey.
Ichigo freaks out upon learning that Yoruichi is a talking cat.
Urahara pushes Ichigo's Soul out of his body.
Ichigo's friends study his body and soul form.
Urahara jabs an impatient Ichigo in the side.
Ichigo and Sado walk out of the alley together.
Ichigo saves Sado from two thugs who were attacking him.
Sado explains the significance of his coin to Ichigo.
Ichigo requests an ambulance for each of the thugs he is about to beat up.
Ichigo proposes that he and Sado fight for each other.
Ichigo and his friends run through the Dangai
chases Ichigo and his friends.
Orihime catches her friends with Santen Kesshun.
Ichigo and his friends are surprised by the state of the Rukongai
Ichigo reveals that he spent five days training with Urahara.
Ichigo faces down Jidanbō.
Ichigo effortlessly blocks Jidanbō's strike.
Ichigo shatters Jidanbō's axes.
Jidanbō thanks Ichigo for his kind words.
Jidanbō irritates Ichigo by calling his name cute.
Yoruichi assures Ichigo that the gate closing is not his fault.
One of the villagers thanks Ichigo for standing up for Jidanbō.
Ichigo is surprised when Yūichi appears.
Ganju demands to know why a Shinigami like Ichigo is here.
Ichigo punches Ganju in the face.
Ichigo kicks Ganju in the face.
Ganju traps Zangetsu
in the ground with Seppa
Ganju kicks Ichigo in the head.
Ichigo and Ganju trade blows.
Bonnie leaps over Ichigo.
Uryū attempts to pull Ichigo away.
Yoruichi scratches Ichigo to punish his stubbornness.
Koganehiko leads Ichigo and his friends down a flight of stairs.
Ichigo and his friends meet Kūkaku for the first time.
Ichigo and his friends encounter Ganju once more.
Ichigo and Ganju resume their fight.
Kūkaku unleashes a powerful Hadō
to end Ichigo and Ganju's fight.
Kūkaku warns Ichigo to follow the rules of her household.
Kūkaku damages her home while injuring Ichigo and Ganju.
Kūkaku brings Ichigo and his friends to an underground door.
Kūkaku orders Koganehiko and Shiroganehiko to teach Ichigo and his friends how to use the Reishūkaku
Koganehiko and Shiroganehiko attempt to instruct Ichigo.
Ichigo attempts to form a barrier with the Reishūkaku.
Koganehiko and Shiroganehiko yell at Ichigo for not being able to use the Reishūkaku.
Ichigo explains why he is saving Rukia to Ganju.
Ichigo prepares to use Ganju's visualization technique.
Ichigo creates a large and powerful barrier with the Reishūkaku.
Ichigo succeeds at creating a stable barrier with the Reishūkaku.
Kūkaku berates the incompetent Ichigo.
Yoruichi approaches a sleeping Ichigo.
Uryū, Orihime, and Sado attempt to remove Ichigo's hand from Yoruichi's tail.
Ichigo asks Ganju how long he has been sleeping here.
Ganju confronts Ichigo as he begins to explain why he is joining the Ryoka.
Yoruichi demonstrates mastery of the Reishūkaku before Ichigo and his friends.
Ichigo and his friends create a collective barrier with the Reishūkaku.
Ichigo and his friends are launched high into the air by Kagizaki.
Ichigo and his friends maintain the cannonball while Ganju chants the second incantation for Kagizaki.
Ganju accuses Ichigo of causing him to repeat part of the incantation.
Ichigo and his friends are suspended in midair when the cannonball melts.
Ichigo and his friends are caught up in a vortex of energy.
Ganju uses Seppa as he falls with Ichigo.
Ichigo and Ganju survive the fall.
Ichigo and Ganju argue over whether to fight Ikkaku and Yumichika.
Ganju flees from Ikkaku and Yumichika, leaving Ichigo behind.
Ikkaku attacks Ichigo, who barely dodges.
Ikkaku blocks Ichigo's attack with his scabbard.
Ichigo leaps into the air above Ikkaku.
Ichigo and Ikkaku wound each other simultaneously.
Ichigo wipes the blood from his eye.
Ikkaku thrusts at Ichigo.
Ichigo is caught off-guard when Ikkaku's Shikai, Hōzukimaru
, splits around him.
Ichigo destroys a large portion of a wall with his attack.
Ichigo blocks a strike from Hōzukimaru.
Ikkaku blocks Ichigo's attack with the chains linking Hōzukimaru.
Ikkaku binds Zangetsu with Hōzukimaru.
Ichigo slashes through the wall underneath Ikkaku.
Ichigo unleashes a Getsuga Tenshō against Ikkaku, grievously wounding him.
Ichigo defeats Ikkaku with another Getsuga Tenshō.
Ikkaku collapses before Ichigo.
Ichigo asks Ikkaku where Rukia is.
Ikkaku laughs at Ichigo's plan.
Ikkaku tells Ichigo how to find Rukia.
Ichigo fails to remember what Yumichika looks like.
Ichigo is surrounded by dozens of Shinigami.
Ichigo reunites with Ganju while being chased by several Shinigami.
Ichigo and Ganju stand over several defeated Shinigami.
Ichigo and Ganju take Hanatarō hostage.
Ichigo and Ganju are saved by Sado unwittingly taking out half the Shinigami attacking them.
Ichigo and Ganju criticize Hanatarō's name as boring in unison.
Ichigo berates Ganju for bringing Hanatarō with him.
Ichigo and Ganju berate Hanatarō for speaking up.
Ichigo realizes Ganju's map is hand-drawn.
Hanatarō reveals to Ichigo that he knows who and where Rukia is.
Hanatarō leads Ichigo and Ganju through the sewers.
Hanatarō reveals his recent past with Rukia.
Ichigo resumes walking after learning of Rukia's thoughts on their relationship.
Hanatarō brings Ichigo and Ganju to the base of Senzaikyū
Ichigo crosses blades with Renji.
Ichigo forces Renji up against the wall.
Ichigo facing off against Renji.
Ichigo pushed back by Renji's Shikai
Ichigo emerges from the hole in the wall.
Ichigo stares down Renji.
Renji's Zabimaru cuts through the corner of the building Ichigo is standing on.
Ichigo and Renji are fatigued by their battle.
Ichigo withstands Renji's attack.
Ichigo evades the first strike of Zabimaru.
Ichigo attacks Renji during the interval between his successive attacks.
Renji dodges Ichigo's attack.
Renji prepares to cut down Ichigo.
Ichigo survives Renji's attack by dodging at the last second.
Ichigo regains his resolve against Renji.
Ichigo blocks Zabimaru as it grinds across his blade.
Renji begs Ichigo to save Rukia.
Renji collapses before Ichigo.
Ganju carries an unconscious Ichigo over his shoulder.
Ichigo has his wounds treated by Hanatarō.
Ichigo attempts to leave before he is fully healed.
Ichigo is punched in the face by Ganju.
Hanatarō shows his stamina pill to Ichigo and Ganju.
Hanatarō takes Ichigo's Hollow mask from him.
Hanatarō, Ichigo, and Ganju emerge from the sewers.
Ichigo grinds his fists into Hanatarō's head.
Ichigo, Ganju, and Hanatarō reach the top of the stairs.
Ichigo, Ganju, and Hanatarō are stopped in their tracks by an enormous Reiatsu.
As he runs, Ichigo feels as though someone is constantly holding a sword to his neck.
Ichigo envisions being impaled through the chest from behind by Kenpachi Zaraki
Ichigo notices Ganju and Hanatarō being overwhelmed by the Reiatsu.
Ganju runs away with Hanatarō away from Zaraki.
Ichigo raises his Reiatsu.
Kenpachi strikes Ichigo with enough force to crater the ground.
Ichigo fails to cut Kenpachi once more.
Kenpachi chases down Ichigo.
Ichigo and Kenpachi clash.
Ichigo senses the disappearance of Sado's Reiatsu.
Ichigo confronts Kenpachi after finding his resolve.
Ichigo succeeds in cutting Kenpachi.
Ichigo faces off against Kenpachi.
Kenpachi attacks Ichigo from behind.
Ichigo is stabbed by Kenpachi.
Ichigo collapses as Zangetsu snaps in two.
Zangetsu asks Ichigo if he wants to fight, win, or live.
Zangetsu uses Shadow
to bring Ichigo into his inner world.
Ichigo is brought into his inner world by Zangetsu.
Ichigo envisions the Asauchi
he is wielding as a stick compared to Zangetsu
Ichigo narrowly evades Zangetsu as Zangetsu uses Deadly Darts.
Zangetsu pulls back Zangetsu as part of Deadly Darts.
Zangetsu mocks Ichigo for not understanding Zangetsu.
Ichigo sidesteps Zangetsu's Deadly Darts attack.
Ichigo evades Zangetsu's Deadly Darts attack.
Ichigo dodges Zangetsu's Deadly Darts attack.
Ichigo ducks under Zangetsu's Deadly Darts attack.
Ichigo and Zangetsu swap weapons after Zangetsu gives Ichigo another chance.
Ichigo gets up amid a burst of Reiatsu.
Kenpachi lets himself get cut so he can get close to Ichigo.
Kenpachi continues to fight Ichigo despite the injuries he has sustained.
Kenpachi takes off his eyepatch.
Zangetsu asks Ichigo if he can hear Kenpachi's Zanpakutō crying out.
Ichigo and Kenpachi clash one last time.
Ichigo and Kenpachi grievously wound each other.
Ichigo and Kenpachi after the clash.
Ichigo unconscious after fighting Kenpachi.
Ichigo and Kenpachi lie defeated.
Yachiru thanks Ichigo for making Kenpachi happy.
Yoruichi transforms to carry an unconscious Ichigo.
Ichigo rests within a hidden room.
Ichigo bolts awake, inadvertently reopening his stomach wound.
Ichigo is stunned by Yoruichi's mention of her true form.
Yoruichi explains how to use the bone wand to Ichigo.
Ichigo and Yoruichi experience the crushing sensation of Byakuya's Reiatsu.
Ichigo flies out of the room using Yoruichi's bone wand.
Ichigo using Yoruichi's flying device.
Ichigo lands in front of Rukia.
Ichigo declares that he is rescuing Rukia regardless of what she wants.
Ichigo argues with Rukia over his rescue attempt.
Byakuya exerts his Reiatsu to intimidate Ichigo.
Ichigo declares that he is going to beat Byakuya and go home.
Ichigo catches Byakuya's attack from behind.
Ichigo and Byakuya clash.
Yoruichi jabs her hand into Ichigo's stomach wound.
Yoruichi bypasses Byakuya while carrying Ichigo.
Yoruichi carrying an unconscious Ichigo while escaping from Byakuya.
Ichigo confronts Yoruichi over her removing him from the conflict.
Yoruichi flips Ichigo on his back.
Ichigo and Yoruichi stand in a large, rocky cavern.
Ichigo learns that he will be achieving Bankai in just three days.
Ichigo recalls Zangetsu manifesting during his fight against Kenpachi.
Zangetsu appears behind Ichigo after he activates the Tenshintai
Ichigo watches as Zangetsu summons swords.
Ichigo fights Zangetsu during his training for Bankai.
Ichigo's 19th sword being destroyed by Zangetsu.
Ichigo grabs a jagged blade.
Ichigo blocks Zangetsu's strike.
Ichigo's sword is broken by Zangetsu's.
Ichigo grabs another sword to continue his training.
Ichigo relaxes in a hot spring.
Ichigo spews water upon learning of Yoruichi's intentions.
Ichigo warms up for the day's training.
Ichigo and Zangetsu clash.
Ichigo promises to attain Bankai by the end of the day.
Ichigo explains to Renji why he wants to save Rukia.
Zangetsu surrounds Ichigo with clones of himself.
Ichigo and Zangetsu fight.
Ichigo and Zangetsu battle.
Zangetsu surrounds Ichigo with clones.
Ichigo refuses to give up despite his injuries.
Ichigo has his sword shattered by Zangetsu.
Zangetsu asks Ichigo if he can still stand.
Ichigo and Zangetsu continue to clash.
Ichigo stops the Sōkyoku from killing Rukia.
Kikōō prepares to charge at Ichigo.
Ichigo frees Rukia from the execution scaffold
Ichigo claims that he will simply defeat all the captains present before leaving.
Ichigo appears before the lieutenants.
Ichigo prevents the lieutenants from pursuing Renji.
Ichigo defeats Lieutenant.
Ichigo challenges Byakuya.
Byakuya asks why Ichigo wants to save Rukia.
Ichigo and Byakuya clash fiercely.
Ichigo demands that Byakuya use his Bankai.
Ichigo uses Getsuga Tenshō to counter Byakuya's Shikai.
Ichigo declares that he will defeat Byakuya.
Ichigo proclaims that he has achieved Bankai.
Ichigo exerts his Reiatsu.
Ichigo prepares to activate his Bankai.
Ichigo holds the tip of his sword to Byakuya's neck.
Ichigo asks if Byakuya's pride is what lets him permit Rukia's execution.
Ichigo evades Byakuya's onslaught.
Ichigo generates afterimages with his speed.
Ichigo deflecting Byakuya's Senbonzakura Kageyoshi.
Byakuya uses his bare hand to avoid Ichigo's blow.
The two continue their fierce battle.
Ichigo and Byakuya clash in midair.
Byakuya stabs Ichigo's foot.
Byakuya shoots through Ichigo's shoulder with Hadō #4. Byakurai
Ichigo struggles with his Hollow to remove his mask.
Ichigo rips the Hollow mask off his face.
Ichigo and Byakuya attack each other for the last time.
Byakuya is wounded by Ichigo's attack.
Ichigo's friends approach him after the battle.
Orihime thanks Ichigo for not dying.
Ichigo realizes that Rukia is above him.
Ichigo and Renji prepare to fight Aizen together.
Aizen effortlessly defeats Ichigo.
Ichigo is shocked by the depth of Aizen's knowledge.
Orihime heals Ichigo after his final fight with Byakuya.
Ichigo arrives to spar with Ikkaku.
Kenpachi finds Ichigo and Ikkaku sparring.
Kenpachi cuts Ichigo's wooden sword to challenge him.
Orihime informs Ichigo of Rukia's disappearance.
Ichigo interrupts Renji and Byakuya's conversation.
Rukia informs Ichigo that she will be staying in Soul Society.
Ichigo and his friends have dinner with the Shiba Clan
Ichigo and his friends leave Soul Society.
Ichigo and his friends emerge from the Dangai in midair.
Tessai brings Ichigo and his friends to a flying cloth piloted by Urahara.
Urahara apologizes to Ichigo.
Ichigo lands on the riverbank where Masaki died.
Ichigo returns to the Kurosaki Clinic.