Sunday, September 11, 2022

Bleach Filler List and Order to Watch – GUIDE 2022!

The Bleach Filler List will help you skip the episodes that don't add anything to the story and their only goal is to lengthen the series, this guide will be necessary to watch the anime as it has a considerable amount of filler. Bleach has 366 episodes divided into 16 seasons or arcs, of which 156 are filler episodes, 5 mixed and 7 specials.

Bleach filler episodes make up 43% of the series, 2% was adapted from one-shots. And if we only consider the canon story of the manga, the anime would only have 198 episodes, and the percentage would be 55%. (somewhat similar to Naruto Shippuden)

Bleach Filler List and Order to Watch
With this Bleach Guide, you will be able to know which episodes are filler or canon.

The broadcast of the Bleach anime stopped on March 27, 2012 in episode 366, the main cause was the low audience that it had at that time and that was the result of adding too many filler arcs. But for this 2022 the anime returns and will adapt the final arc of the manga, which generates joy for everyone as well as the new Black Clover movie for 2023.

Bleach Filler Episodes List

In this Bleach filler list, episodes will be marked depending on whether they are canon and filler, detailing what you have to watch or skip. The movies and ovas will be ordered according to their Chronology, this so that you can watch Bleach in order. At the end of this guide I will mention in in what chapter of the manga does the anime end on and where to start reading the manga after anime.

FILLER

These episodes are not adapted from the manga, so it does not follow the original story, we skip these episodes.

MIXED

These episodes are adapted from the manga, but they have filler fragments, we only watch the marked minutes.

CANON

These episodes are adapted to 100% of the manga that follows the story, we watch it all.

SPECIAL

These episodes are adapted from single chapters of the manga (one-shot) or are compilation episodes, it is optional to watch them.

Do you want to hide the fights on the side of the episodes?:

SEASON 1: The Substitute (1-20)

The opening that it covers is * ~ Asterisk ~ (1-20) and its ending is Life is like a boat (1-13) and Thank You !! (14-20). ~ Adapted from manga 1 to 70.

  • 001. "The Day I Became a Shinigami"
  • 002. "A Shinigami's Work"
  • 003. "The Older Brother's Wish, the Younger Sister's Wish"
  • 004. "Cursed Parakeet"
  • 005. "Beat the Invisible Enemy!"
  • 006. "Fight to the Death! Ichigo vs. Ichigo"
  • 007. "Greetings from a Stuffed Lion"
  • 008. "June 17, Memories in the Rain"
  • 009. "Unbeatable Enemy"
  • <------------------- OVA 1: Memories in the Rain ------------------->
  • 010. "Assault on Trip at Sacred Ground!"
  • 011. "The Legendary Quincy"
  • 012. "A Gentle Right Arm" * Ichigo vs. Uryu
  • 013. "Flower and Hollow"
  • 014. "Back to Back, a Fight to the Death!"
  • 015. "Kon's Great Plan"
  • 016. "The Encounter, Abarai Renji!" * Ichigo vs. Renji
  • 017. "Ichigo Dies!" * Ichigo vs. Renji
  • 018. "Reclaim! The Power of the Shinigami!"
  • 019. "Ichigo Becomes a Hollow!"
  • 020. "Ichimaru Gin's Shadow"

SEASON 2: Soul Society: The Entry (21-41)

The opening that it covers is * ~ Asterisk ~ (21-25) and D-tecnoLife (26-41) and its ending is  Thank You !! (21-25) , Houkiboshi (26-38) and Happypeople (39-41)~ Adapted from manga 71 to 117.

  • 021. "Enter! The World of the Shinigami" * Jidanbo vs Ichigo
  • 022. "The Man who Hates Shinigami"  * Ganju vs. Ichigo
  • 023. "14 Days Before Rukia's Execution"
  • 024. "Assemble! The 13 Divisions"
  • 025. "Penetrate the Center with an Enormous Bombshell?"
  • 026. "Formation! The Worst Tag"  * Ikkaku vs. Ichigo
  • 027. "Release the Death Blow!" * Ikkaku vs Ichigo
  • 028. "Orihime Targeted"
  • 029. "Breakthrough! The Shinigami's Encompassing Net"
  • 030. "Renji's Confrontation"
  • 031. "The Resolution to Kill"  * Renji vs. Ichigo
  • 032. "Stars and the Stray"  * Renji vs. Ichigo
  • 033. "Miracle! The Mysterious New Hero" * Omake of the Karakura Superheroes
  • 034. "Tragedy of Dawn"
  • 035. "Aizen Assassinated! The Darkness which Approaches"
  • 036. "Zaraki Kenpachi Approaches!"  * Ichigo vs. Zaraki Kenpachi
  • 037. "Motive of the Fist" * Sado vs Shunsui Kyoraku
  • 038. "Desperation! The Broken Zangetsu"  * Ichigo vs. Zaraki Kenpachi
  • 039. "The Immortal Man"  * Ichigo vs. Zaraki Kenpachi
  • 040. "The Shinigami whom Ganju Met"
  • 041. "Reunion, Ichigo and Rukia"

SEASON 3: Soul Society: The Rescue (42-63)

The opening that it covers is D-tecnoLife (42-51) and Ichirin no Hana (52-63) and its ending is Happypeople (42-51) and LIFE (52-63) . ~ Adapted from manga 118 to 182.

  • 042. "Yoruichi, Goddess of Flash, Dances!"
  • 043. "The Despicable Shinigami"  * Uryu Ishida vs. Mayuri Kurotsuchi
  • 044. "Ishida Ultimate Power!" * Uryu Ishida vs Mayuri Kurotsuchi
  • 045. "Overcome Your Limits!"
  • 046. "Authentic Records! School of Shinigami"
  • 047. "The Avengers"  * Hitsugaya and Ichimaru
  • 048. "Hitsugaya Roars!" * Hitsugaya and Ichimaru
  • 049. "Rukia's Nightmare"
  • 050. "The Reviving Lion"  * Omake of the Karakura Superheroes
  • 051. "Morning of the Sentence" * Komamura and Tosen vs Zaraki
  • 052. "Renji, Oath of the Soul! Death Match with Byakuya"  * Renji vs. Byakuya
  • 053. "Gin Ichimaru's Temptation, Resolution Shattered"  * Komamura and Tosen vs. Zaraki
  • 054. "An Accomplished Oath! Get back Rukia!"
  • 055. "The Strongest Shinigami! Ultimate Confrontation Between Teacher and Students"  * Ichigo vs. Byakuya
  • 056. "Supersonic Battle! Determine the Goddess of Battle"  * Yoruichi vs. Soi Fon
  • 057. "Senbonzakura, Crushed! Zangetsu Thrusts through the Sky"  * Ichigo vs. Byakuya
  • 058. "Unseal! The Black Blade, the Miraculous Power"  * Ichigo vs. Byakuya
  • 059. "Conclusion of the Death Match! White Pride and Black Desire"  * Ichigo vs. Byakuya
  • 060. "Reality of the Despair, the Assassin's Dagger is Swung"
  • 061. "Aizen Stands! Horrible Ambitions"
  • 062. "Gather Together! Group of the Strongest Shinigami!"
  • 063. "Rukia's Resolution, Ichigo's Feelings"
  • <------------------- OVA 2: The Sealed Sword Frenzy ------------------->

SEASON 4: The Bount (64-91)

The opening that covers is Ichirin no Hana (64-74) and Tonight, Tonight, Tonight (75-91) and its ending is My Pace (64-74) , HANABI (75-86) and MOVIN !! (87-91).

  • 064. "New School Term, Renji Has Come to the Material World?!"  *Filler
  • 065. "Creeping Terror, the Second Victim"  *Filler
  • 066. "Breakthrough! The Trap Hidden in the Labyrinth"  *Filler
  • 067. "Death Game! The Missing Classmate"  *Filler
  • 068. "True Identity of the Devil, the Secret which Is Revealed"  *Filler
  • 069. "Bount! The Ones Who Hunt Souls"  *Filler
  • 070. "Rukia's Return! Revival of the Substitute Team!"  *Filler
  • 071. "The Moment of Collision! An Evil Hand Draws Near to the Quincy"  *Filler
  • 072. "Water Attack! Escape from the Shutdown Hospital"  *Filler
  • 073. "Gathering Bounts! The Man Who Makes His Move"  *Filler
  • 074. "Memories of an Eternally Living Clan"  *Filler
  • 075. "Earth-Shattering Event at 11th Squad! The Shinigami Who Rises Again"  *Filler
  • 076. "Crashing Force! Fried vs. Zangetsu"  *Filler
  • 077. "Unfading Grudge! The Shinigami whom Kenpachi Killed"  *Filler
  • 078. "Shocking Revelations for the 13 Divisions!! The Truth Buried in History"  *Filler
  • 079. "Yoshino's Decision of Death"  *Filler
  • 080. "Assault from a Formidable Enemy! A Tiny Final Line of Defense?!"  *Filler
  • 081. "Hitsugaya Moves! The Attacked City"  *Filler
  • 082. "Ichigo vs. Dalk! Appearance of the Faded Darkness"  *Filler
  • 083. "Grey Shadow, the Secret of the Dolls"  *Filler
  • 084. "Dissension in the Substitute Team? Rukia's Betrayal"  *Filler
  • 085. "Deadly Battle of Tears! Rukia vs. Orihime"  *Filler
  • 086. "Rangiku Dances! Slice the Invisible Enemy!"  *Filler
  • 087. "Byakuya is summoned! The Gotei 13 start to move!"  *Filler
  • 088. "Annihilation of the Lieutenants!? Trap in the Underground Cave"  *Filler
  • 089. "Rematch?! Ishida vs. Nemu"  *Filler
  • 090. "Renji Abarai, Bankai of the Soul!"  *Filler
  • 091. "Shinigami and Quincy, the Reviving Power"  *Filler

SEASON 5: The Assault (92-109)

The opening that covers is Tonight, Tonight (92-97), Tonight (98-109) and Rolling Star and its ending is MOVIN !! (92-97) and Baby it's you (98-109).

  • 092. "Invasion of the Shinigami World, Again"  *Filler
  • 093. "The Bount Assault! The Gotei 13 of Destructive Earthquake"  *Filler
  • 094. "Hitsugaya's Decision! The Clash Approaches"  *Filler
  • 095. "Byakuya Takes the Field! Dance of the Wind-Splitting Cherry Blossoms"  *Filler
  • 096. "Ichigo, Byakuya, Kariya, The Battle of the Three Extremes!"  *Filler
  • 097. "Hitsugaya Strikes! Slice the Enemy in the Middle of the Forest"  *Filler
  • 098. "Clash! Kenpachi Zaraki vs. Maki Ichinose"  *Filler
  • 099. "Shinigami vs. Shinigami! The Uncontrollable Power"  *Filler
  • 100. "Suì-Fēng Dies? The Last of the Special Forces"  *Filler
  • 101. "Mayuri's Bankai!! Sawatari: Clash of the Demon"  *Filler
  • 102. "The Last Quincy! The Exploding Power"  *Filler
  • 103. "Ishida, Exceeding the Limits to Attack!"  *Filler
  • 104. "10th Division's Death Struggle! The Release of Hyōrinmaru"  *Filler
  • 105. "Kariya! Countdown to the Detonation"  *Filler
  • 106. "Life and Revenge! Ishida, the Ultimate Choice"  *Filler
  • 107. "The Swung-Down Edge! The Moment of Ruin"  *Filler
  • 108. "The Wailing Bount! The Last Clash"  *Filler
  • 109. "Ichigo and Rukia, Thoughts in the Revolving Around Heaven"  *Filler
  • <------------------- Movie 1: Memories of Nobody ------------------->

SEASON 6: The Arrancar (110-131)

The opening that includes is Rolling Star (110-120) and Alones (121-131) and its ending is Sakura Biyori (110-120) and Tsumasaki (121-131) . ~ Adapted from manga 183 to 229.

NOTE: In this saga will be the characters: Ririn, Kurodo y Noba, these are three Modified Souls created by Kisuke Urahara that appear in the exclusive season of the anime called Saga Bount (episodes 64-109). In the manga the actions or dialogues of these characters did not exist or were said or done by other characters, in the anime they were incorporated into the plot to give some relevance to the Bount Saga. The only modified soul to appear in the manga is Kon.
  • 110. "Reopening of the Substitute Business! The Terrifying Transfer Student"  * Ichigo vs. Shinji Hirako
  • 111. "Shock! The Father's True Identity"
  • 112. "The Commencement of War, Vizards and the Arrancars"
  • 113. "Prelude to the Apocalypse, The Arrancar's Offensive"
  • 114. "Reunion, Ichigo and Rukia and Soul Reapers"  * Ichigo vs. Yammy
  • 115. "Mission! The Soul Reapers Have Come"
  • 116. "The Evil Eye, Aizen Returns"
  • 117. "Rukia's Battle Commences! The Freezing White Blade"
  • 118. "Ikkaku's Bankai! The Power That Breaks Everything" * Ikkaku vs Edorad Leones
  • 119. "Zaraki Division's Secret Story! The Lucky Men"  * Ikkaku vs. Edorad Leones
  • 120. "Hitsugaya Scatters! The Broken Hyōrinmaru"  * Ichigo vs. Grimmjow
  • 121. "Clash! The Protector vs. The Bearer"  * Ichigo vs. Grimmjow
  • 122. "Vizard! The Power of the Awakened"
  • 123. "Ichigo, Complete Hollowification!?"
  • 124. "Collision! Black Bankai and the White Bankai" *Mixed, in this episode we watch from minute 3:44 to 10:57, then from minute 11:46 to 13:12, finally from minute 18:23 to the end.
  • 125. "Urgent Report! Aizen's Terrifying Plan!"
  • 126. "Uryū vs. Ryūken! Clash of the Parent-Child Quincys"
  • 127. "Urahara's Decision, Orihime's Thoughts"
  • 128. "The Nightmare Arrancar! Team Hitsugaya Moves Out"  *Filler
  • 129. "The Swooping Descent of the Dark Emissary! The Propagation of Malice"  *Filler
  • 130. "The Invisible Enemy! Hitsugaya's Merciless Decision"  *Filler
  • 131. "Rangiku's Tears, the Sorrowful Parting of Brother and Sister"  *Filler

SEASON 7: The Arrancar Part 2: The Hueco Mundo Sneak Entry (132-151)

The opening that covers is Alones (132-143) and After dark (144-151) and its ending is Daidai (132-143) and Tane wo maku hibi (144-151) . ~ Adapted from manga 229 to 251.

  • 132. "Hitsugaya, Karin, and Soccer Ball"  *Filler
  • 133. "Ikkaku: The Hot-Blooded Kendo Tale"  *Filler
  • 134. "The Beautiful Patissier, Yumichika!"  *Filler
  • 135. "Kon is Deceived! Rangiku on the Lookout..."  *Filler
  • 136. "Civil War in Hueco Mundo! Ulquiorra's Death"  *Filler
  • 137. "The Malicious Battle, Aizen's Trap"  *Filler
  • 138. "Hueco Mundo moves again! Hitsugaya vs. Yammy"
  • 139. "Ichigo vs. Grimmjow, the 11-second battle!"  * Ichigo vs. Grimmjow
  • 140. "Ulquiorra's Scheme, the Moment when the Sun Sets!"
  • 141. "Goodbye..., Kurosaki!"
  • 142. "Strict Order! The Forbidden Rescue of Orihime Inoue"
  • 143. "Grimmjow Revived"
  • 144. "Ishida and Chad, The Quickening of a New Power"
  • 145. "The Espada Gather! Aizen's Royal Assembly"
  • 146. "The Name's Nel! The Appearance of a Strange Arrancar" *Mixed, in this episode we watch from minute 2:29 to 21:32.
  • 147. "Forest of Menos! Search for the Missing Rukia"  *Filler
  • 148. "Ashido, The Soul Reaper Who Came from the Past"  *Filler
  • 149. "Through the Crumbling Forest, a Million Menos"  *Mixed, in this episode we only watch from minute 20:26 until the end.
  • 150. "Oath! Back Here Alive Again"
  • 151. "The Raging Storm! Encounter with the Dancing Arrancar"  * Ichigo vs Dordonii

SEASON 8: The Arrancar Part 3: The Fierce Fight (152-167)

The opening that includes is After dark (152-167) and its ending is Tane wo maku hibi (152-154) and Kansha (155-167) . ~ Adapted from manga 252 to 286.

  • 152. "Ichigo Strikes Back! This Is My Bankai"  * Ichigo vs. Dordonii
  • 153. "The Devilish Research! Szayelaporro's Plan"
  • <--------------- Movie 2: The DiamondDust Rebellion --------------->
  • 154. "Rukia and Kaien, the Sorrowful Reunion"  * Rukia vs Aaoniero
  • 155. "Rukia Retaliates! Release the Desperate Kidō"  * Rukia vs. Aaoniero
  • 156. "Ishida & Pesche, the United Attack of Friendship"  * Uryu vs. Cirucci
  • 157. "Ishida's Trump Card, Seele Schneider"  * Uryu vs. Cirucci
  • 158. "Right Arm of the Giant, Left Arm of the Devil"  * Chad vs. Gantenbein Mosqueda
  • 159. "Yasutora Sado Dies! Orihime's Tears"  Rukia vs. Aaoniero
  • 160. "Testament, Your Heart is Right Here..."  Rukia vs Aaoniero
  • 161. "The Cruel Arrancar, Ulquiorra's Provocation"  * Renji vs. Szayel Aporro Grantz
  • 162. "Szayelaporro Laughs, The Net Trapping Renji is Complete"  * Renji vs. Szayel Aporro Grantz
  • 163. "Shinigami and Quincy, The Battle with Madness"  * Renji, Uryu vs. Szayel Aporro Grantz
  • 164. "Ishida's Strategy, 20-Second Offense and Defense"  * Renji, Uryu vs. Szayel Aporro Grantz
  • 165. "The Murderous Intent Boils! The Joyful Grimmjow"  * Ichigo vs. Grimmjow
  • 166. "Desperate Effort vs. Desperate Effort! Hollowfied Ichigo"  * Ichigo vs. Grimmjow
  • 167. "The Moment of Conclusion, The End of Grimmjow"  * Ichigo vs. Grimmjow

SEASON 9: The New Captain Shūsuke Amagai (168-189)

The opening that covers is Chu-Bura (168-189) and its ending is Orange (168-179) and Gallop (180-189).

  • 168. "The New Captain Appears! His Name Is Shūsuke Amagai"  *Filler
  • 169. "New Development, the Dangerous Transfer Student Appears!"  *Filler
  • 170. "Desperate Struggle Under the Moonlit Night, the Mysterious Assassin and Zanpakutō"  *Filler
  • 171. "Kenryū, the Profusion of Blooming Crimson Flowers"  *Filler
  • 172. "Kibune Goes to War! The Violent Wind that Rages"  *Filler
  • 173. "The Appearance of the Great Evil! The Darkness in the House of Kasumiōji"  *Filler
  • 174. "Break the Mirror's Boundary! Ichigo's Captivity"  *Filler
  • 175. "The Revenging Assassin, Ichigo is Targeted"  *Filler
  • 176. "Mystery! The Sword-Consuming Assassin"  *Filler
  • 177. "The Reversal of Rukia! The Rampaging Blade"  *Filler
  • 178. "The Nightmare Which is Shown, Ichigo's Inside the Mirror"  *Filler
  • 179. "Confrontation!? Amagai vs. Gotei 13"  *Filler
  • 180. "The Princess's Decision, the Sorrowful Bride"  *Filler
  • 181. "The 2nd Division Sorties! Ichigo is Surrounded"  *Filler
  • 182. "Amagai's True Strength, the Released Zanpakuto!"  *Filler
  • 183. "The Darkness Which Moves! Kibune's True Colors"  *Filler
  • 184. "Kira and Kibune, Offense and Defense of the 3rd Division"  *Filler
  • 185. "Ice and Flame! Fierce Fight of Amagai vs. Hitsugaya"  *Filler
  • 186. "Sortie Orders! Suppress the House of Kasumiōji"  *Filler
  • 187. "Ichigo Rages! The Assassin's Secret"  *Filler
  • 188. "Duel! Amagai vs. Ichigo"  *Filler
  • 189. "The Fallen Shinigami's Pride"  *Filler

SEASON 10: The Arrancar Part 4: Arrancar vs Shinigami (190-205)

The opening that covers is Velonica (190-205) and its ending is Hitohira no Hanabira (190-201) and Sky Chord ~ ​​Otona ni Naru Kimi e ~ (202-205) . ~ Adapted from manga 286 to 315.

  • 190. "Hueco Mundo Chapter, Restart!" * Ichigo vs Nnoitra
  • 191. "The Frightening Banquet, Szayelaporro Theater"  * Renji, Uryu vs. Szayel Aporro Grantz -  * Ichigo vs. Nnoitra
  • 192. "Nel's Secret, A Busty Beauty Joins the Battle!?"  * Ichigo vs Nnoitra
  • 193. "Irresistible, Puppet Show of Terror"  * Renji, Uryu vs. Szayel Aporro Grantz
  • 194. "El Pasado de Neliel"  * Nell vs Nnoitra
  • 195. "The Ultimate Union! Pesche's Seriousness""  * Renji, Uryu vs. Szayel Aporro Grantz
  • 196. "Joining the Battle! The Strongest Soul Reaper Army Appears"  * Kenpachi Zaraki vs. Nnoitra Gilga,
  • 197. "Byakuya's Bankai, The Quiet Anger"  * Byakuya Kuchiki vs. Zommari Le Roux
  • 198. "The Two Scientists, Mayuri's Trap"  * Mayuri vs Szayel Aporro Granz
  • <--------------------- Movie 3: Fade to Black --------------------->
  • 199. "Holy Birth, The Resurrected Szayel Aporro"  * Kenpachi Zaraki vs. Nnoitra Gilga
  • 200. "The Hardest Body!? Cut Down Nnoitra"  * Mayuri vs Szayel Aporro Granz
  • 201. "Nnoitra Released! Multiplying Arms"  * Kenpachi Zaraki vs. Nnoitra Gilga
  • 202. "Fierce Fighting Conclusion! Who's the Strongest?" * Kenpachi Zaraki vs Nnoitra Gilga
  • 203. "Karakura Town Gathers! Aizen Versus the Soul Reapers"
  • 204. "Ichigo's Seppuku Persuasion Strategy ☆"  *Filler
  • 205. "Thump! A Kemari Tournament Filled with Hollows"  *Filler

SEASON 11: The Past (206-212)

The opening that covers is Velonica (206-212) and its ending is Sky Chord ~ ​​Otona ni Naru Kimi e ~ (206-212). ~ Adapted from manga -108 to -97.

  • 206. "The Past Chapter Begins! The Truth from 110 Years Ago"
  • 207. "12th Division's New Captain, Kisuke Urahara"
  • 208. "Aizen and the Genius Boy"
  • 209. "Muguruma 9th Division, Moves Out"
  • 210. "Hiyori Dies? The Beginning of Tragedy"
  • 211. "Betrayal! Aizen's Secret Maneuvers"
  • 212. "Rescue Hirako! Aizen vs. Urahara"

SEASON 12: The Arrancar Part 5: Battle in Karakura (213-229)

The opening that covers is Velonica (213-214) and Shoujo S (215-229) and its ending is Sky Chord ~ ​​Otona ni Naru Kimi e ~ (213-214) and Kimi wo Mamotte (215-229). ~ Adapted from manga 316 to 340.

  • 213. "The Konso Cop Karakuraizer is Born" * Omake of the Karakuraizer
  • 214. "Karakuraizer's Last Day" * Omake of the Karakuraizer
  • 215. "Defend Karakura Town! Entire Appearance of the Shinigami"
  • 216. "Elite! The Four Shinigami"  * Ichigo vs. Ulquiorra
  • 217. "Beautiful Little Devil Charlotte"
  • 218. "Kira, The Battle Within Despair"
  • 219. "Hisagi's Shikai! The Name is..."
  • 220. "Ikkaku Falls! The Shinigami's Crisis"
  • 221. "The Full Showdown! Soul Reapers vs. Espada"
  • 222. "The Most Evil Tag!? Suì-Fēng & Ōmaeda"
  • 223. "A Miraculous Body! Ggio Releases"
  • 224. "3 vs. 1 Battle! Rangiku's Crisis"
  • 225. "Vice-Captains Annihilated! The Terrifying Demonic Beast"
  • 226. "Fierce Fighting Concludes? Towards a New Battle!"
  • 227. "Wonderful error" * 0B, 0.8
  • 228. "Summer! Sea! Swimsuit Festival!!" * Omake from "Bleach in the Beach"
  • 229. "Cry of the Soul? The Rug Shinigami is Born!"  *Filler

SEASON 13: Zanpakutō: The Alternate Tale (230-265)

The opening that covers is Shoujo S (230-242) and Anima Rossa (243-265) and its ending is Mad Surfer (230-242), Sakurabito (243-255) and  Tabidatsu Kimi He (256-265).

  • 230. "A New Enemy! The Materialization of Zanpakutō"  *Filler
  • 231. "Byakuya, Disappearing with the Cherry Blossoms"  *Filler
  • 232. "Sode no Shirayuki vs. Rukia! Confused Heart"  *Filler
  • 233. "Zangetsu Becomes an Enemy"  *Filler
  • 234. "Renji Surprised?! The Two Zabimarus"  *Filler
  • 235. "Clash! Hisagi vs. Kazeshini"  *Filler
  • 236. "Release! The New Getsuga Tenshō"  *Filler
  • 237. "Suì-Fēng, Surrounding the Zanpakutō"  *Filler
  • 238. "Friendship? Hatred? Haineko & Tobiume"  *Filler
  • 239. "The Awakening Hyōrinmaru! Hitsugaya's Fierce Fight" *Mixed, in this episode we only watch from minute 15:16 to 18:30, this was adapted from the manga -16, it shows a bit of Toshiro Hitsugaya's past.
  • 240. "Byakuya's Betrayal"  *Filler
  • 241. "For the Sake of Pride! Byakuya vs. Renji"  *Filler
  • 242. "Shinigami and Zanpakutō, Total Sortie"  *Filler
  • 243. "One-to-One Fight! Ichigo vs. Senbonzakura"  *Filler
  • 244. "The Long Awaited... Kenpachi Appears!"  *Filler
  • 245. "Pursue Byakuya! The Confused Gotei Divisions"  *Filler
  • 246. "Special Mission! Rescue Captain Commander Yamamoto!"  *Filler
  • 247. "Deceived Shinigami! The World Collapse Crisis"  *Filler
  • 248. "Dragon of Ice and Dragon of Flame! The Strongest Showdown!"  *Filler
  • 249. "Senbonzakura's Bankai! Offense and Defense of the Living World"  *Filler
  • 250. "That Man, for the Sake of the Kuchiki"  *Filler
  • 251. "Dark History! The Worst Shinigami Is Born"  *Filler
  • 252. "Byakuya, the Truth Behind His Betrayal"  *Filler
  • 253. "Muramasa's True Identity Revealed"  *Filler
  • 254. "Byakuya and Renji, the 6th Division Returns"  *Filler
  • 255. "Final Chapter - Zanpakutō The Alternate Tale"  *Filler
  • 256. "The Angered Byakuya! The Collapse of the Kuchiki House*Filler
  • 257. "A New Enemy! The True Nature of the Sword Beasts"  *Filler
  • 258. "Stray Snake, Tortured Monkey" * Stuffing
  • 259. "Terror! The Monster That Lurks Underground"  *Filler
  • 260. "Conclusion!? Hisagi vs. Kazeshini"  *Filler
  • 261. "The Person with the Unknown Ability! Orihime Is Targeted"  *Filler
  • 262. "Haineko Cries! The Tragic Sword Beast!"  *Filler
  • 263. "Imprisonment?! Senbonzakura & Zabimaru"  *Filler
  • 264. "Battle of the Females? Katen Kyōkotsu vs. Nanao!"  *Filler
  • 265. "Evolution?! The Menace of the Final Sword Beast"  *Filler

SEASON 14: The Arrancar Part 6: Fall of the Espada (266-316)

The opening that covers is ChAngE (266-291) and Melody of the Wild Dance (292-316) and its ending is Stay Beautiful (266-278) , Echoes (279-291) , Last Moment (292-303) and  Song For ... (304-316) . ~ Adapted from manga 340 to 423.

  • 266. "Ichigo vs. Ulquiorra, Resume"
  • 267. "Connected Hearts! The Left Fist of Certain Death" * Ichigo vs Ulquiorra
  • 268. "Hatred and Jealousy, Orihime's Dilemma"  * Ichigo vs. Ulquiorra
  • 269. "Ichigo and Uryū, Bonded Back to Back"  * Ichigo vs. Ulquiorra,  Uryu vs. Yammy
  • 270. "Beginning of Despair... Ichigo, the Unreachable Blade"  * Ichigo vs Ulquiorra
  • 271. "Ichigo Dies! Orihime, the Cry of Sorrow!" * Ichigo vs Ulquiorra Uryu vs  Ulquiorra
  • 272. "Ichigo vs. Ulquiorra, Conclusion!" * Ichigo vs Ulquiorra
  • 273. "Fury of the Shark! Halibel's Release" * Yammy vs. Sado, Rukia and Renji, Hitsugaya vs. Harribel
  • 274. "Hitsugaya, the Desperate Hyōten Hyakkasō!" * Hitsugaya vs Harribel
  • 275. "The Approaching Breath of Death, the King Who Rules Over Death!" * Hitsugaya vs Harribel,  Baraggan vs Soi Fon
  • 276. "One Hit Kill, Suì-Fēng, Bankai!" * Baraggan vs Soi Fon,  Stark vs Kyoraku
  • 277. "Climax! Kyōraku vs. Stark!" * Stark vs Kyoraku
  • 278. "The Nightmare Returns... Revival of the Espada" * Stark vs. Kyoraku and  Ukitake
  • 279. "Hirako and Aizen...the Reunion of Fate!"
  • 280. "Hisagi and Tōsen, the Moment of Parting"  * Hitsugaya vs Harribel,  Baraggan  vs Hachi,  Soi Fon
  • 281. "Crown of Lies, Baraggan's Grudge" * Barragan vs Hachi & SoiFon
  • 282. "Power of the Soul! Los Lobos, Attack!" * Starrk vs Love & Rojurō 
  • 283. "Stark, the Lone Battle" * Stark vs. Kyoraku
  • 284. "Chain of Sacrifice, Halibel's Past"
  • 285. "The Hundred-Year Grudge! Hiyori's Revenge" 
  • 286. "Ichigo's Return! Protect Karakura Town" * Yammy vs Sado, Rukia and Renji
  • 287. "Side Story! Ichigo and the Magic Lamp"  *Filler
  • 288. "The Final Trump Card! Ichigo, Towards the Decisive Battle"  Yammy vs Kenpachi
  • 289. "Byakuya vs. Kenpachi?! The Melee Commences"  Yammy vs Kenpachi & Byakuya -  * Tousen vs. Komamura
  • 290. "For the Sake of Justice?! The Man Who Deserted the Shinigami"  * Tousen vs. Komamura
  • 291. "Desperate Struggle with Aizen! Hirako, Shikai!" * Tousen vs Komamura
  • 292. "All Out War! Aizen vs. Shinigami"
  • 293. "Hitsugaya, Enraged! Blade of Hatred!"
  • 294. "Impossible to Attack? The Sealed Genryūsai!" * Yamamoto vs Wonderweiss
  • 295. "It's All a Trap... Engineered Bonds!" *Mixed, in this episode we only watch from minute 3:57 to 7:15, after this minute they mention the ichigo battles from the beginning. * Ichigo vs Aizen
  • 296. "The Shocking Truth...The Mysterious Power Within Ichigo!" *Mixed, in this episode we only watch from minute 10:30 until the end.
  • 297. "The Extending Blade?! Ichigo vs. Gin!" * Ichigo vs Gin
  • 298. "Film! Festival! Shinigami Film Festival!"  *Filler
  • 299. "Theatre Opening Commemoration! The Hell Verse: Prologue"  * Imaginary Number 1
  • <--------------------- Movie 4: Jigoku Hen --------------------->
  • 300. "Urahara Appears! Stop Aizen!" * Urahara vs Aizen
  • 301. "Ichigo Loses His Fighting Spirit!? Gin's Expectation!" * Urahara, Yoruichi and Isshin vs Aizen -  Ichigo vs Gin
  • 302. "The Final Getsuga Tenshō!? Ichigo's Training!"
  • 303. "Real World and Shinigami! The New Year Special!"  *Filler
  • 304. "Another Side Story! This Time's Enemy Is a Monster!?"  *Filler
  • 305. "Delusion Roars! Hisagi, Towards the Hot Springs Inn!"  *Filler
  • 306. "For the Sake of Protecting! Ichigo vs. Tensa Zangetsu!"
  • 307. "Emergency Situation! Aizen, New Evolution!"  * Gin vs Aizen
  • 308. "Goodbye...Rangiku"  * Gin vs. Aizen -  * Ichigo vs. Aizen
  • 309. "Fierce Fighting Conclusion! Release, the Final Getsuga Tenshō!" * Ichigo vs Aizen
  • 310. "Ichigo's Resolution! The Price of the Fierce Battle"
  • 311. "The Soul Detective: Karakuraizer Takes Off Again!"  *Filler
  • 312. "Inauguration! The Brand New 2nd Division Captain!"  *Filler
  • 313. "The Man Who Risks His Life in the 11th Division!"  *Filler
  • 314. "Kon Saw It! The Secret of a Beautiful Office Lady"  *Filler
  • 315. "Yachiru's Friend! The Shinigami of Justice Appears!"  *Filler
  • 316. "Toshirō Hitsugaya's Holiday!"  *Filler

SEASON 15: Gotei 13 Invading Army (317-342)

The opening that covers is BLUE (317-342) and its ending is Aoi Tori (317-329) and Haruka Kanata (330-342).

  • 317. "Unusual Incident in Seireitei?! Gotei 13 Invading Army Arc!"  *Filler
  • 318. "Renji vs. Rukia?! Battle With Comrades!"  *Filler
  • 319. "Ichigo's Capture Net! Escape From Soul Society!"  *Filler
  • 320. "Gotei 13, Gathering in the Real World!"  *Filler
  • 321. "Showdown of Mutual Self, Ikkaku vs. Ikkaku!"  *Filler
  • 322. "Clash! Rukia vs. Rukia!"  *Filler
  • 323. "Protect Ichigo! Nozomi's Determination"  *Filler
  • 324. "Recapture Seireitei! The Captains Move!"  *Filler
  • 325. "For the Sake of the Believers! Byakuya vs. Hitsugaya!"  *Filler
  • 326. "The Two Hinamori, Hitsugaya's Resolution"  *Filler
  • 327. "Pride of the Kuchiki Family! Byakuya vs. Byakuya!"  *Filler
  • 328. "Defeat Kageroza! Shinigami, All-Out War!"  *Filler
  • 329. "The Forbidden Research...Nozomi's Hidden Secret!"  *Filler
  • 330. "I Want to Live...! Nozomi's Zanpakutō"  *Filler
  • 331. "For the Sake of Fighting! The Awakened Nozomi!"  *Filler
  • 332. "The Most Evil Reigai, Appearing in the Real World!"  *Filler
  • 333. "Destroy Nozomi!? Genryusai's Decision!"  *Filler
  • 334. "The Depleting Reiatsu! Ichigo, Death Struggle of the Soul!"  *Filler
  • 335. "Hiding in the Dangai? Another Ichigo?!"  *Filler
  • 336. "Pursue Kageroza! Technological Development Department, Infiltration!"  *Filler
  • 337. "The Developer of the Modified Souls"  *Filler
  • 338. "Kon's Thoughts, Nozomi's Thoughts"  *Filler
  • 339. "Protect Ichigo! The Bonds of Friends!"  *Filler
  • 340. "Reigai vs. Original, The Fierce Fighting for Gambled Pride!"  *Filler
  • 341. "Invading Army Arc, Final Conclusion!"  *Filler
  • 342. "Thank You"

SEASON 16: The Lost Agent (343-366)

The opening that it covers is HARUKAZE (343-366) and its ending is Re: pray (343-354) and MASK (355-366) . ~ Adapted from manga 424 to 479.

  • 343. "3rd Year High School Student! Dressed Up, and a New Chapter Begins!"
  • 344. "A Dispute in School!? Ichigo and Uryū, Fight Together!"
  • 345. "Uryū is Attacked, A Threat Draws Near the Friends!"
  • 346. "The Man with the Fullbring Ability: Kūgo Ginjō"
  • 347. "A Crisis Sneaking up on the Kurosaki Family!? Ichigo's Confusion!"
  • 348. "Power of the Substitute Badge, Ichigo's 'Pride'!"
  • 349. "Next Target, The Devil's Hand Aims at Orihime!"
  • 350. "The Man Who Killed the Shinigami Substitute!? Tsukishima Makes His Move"
  • 351. "Fullbring, The Detested Power!"
  • 352. "Tsukishima Attacks! The Training Has Been Thwarted"
  • 353. "Ichigo, Mastering the Fullbring!"
  • 354. "Ichigo vs. Ginjō! To the Game's Space"
  • 355. "Shinigami at War! New Year in Seireitei Special!" *Filler
  • 356. "Friend or Foe!? Ginjō's True Intentions!"
  • 357. "Tsukishima's Ability, the Danger is Drawing Near!"
  • 358. "Clash!? Xcution attacks Ginjō"
  • 359. "The Sorrowful Battle! Ichigo vs. Sado & Orihime"
  • 360. "Ichigo vs Uryū!? Who is the Traitor!?"
  • 361. "A New Appearance! The Gotei 13, Arrives!"
  • 362. "Revival! Substitute Shinigami: Ichigo Kurosaki!"
  • 363. "Fierce Fight! Shinigami vs. XCUTION!"
  • 364. "Desperate Struggle!? Byakuya's Troubled Memories"
  • 365. "Ichigo vs. Ginjō! Secret of the Substitute Badge"
  • 366. "Changing History, Unchanging Heart"

What chapter of the manga is Bleach anime on?

Last Episode Corresponds to: We started reading from:
MANGA

The last episode that aired is 366 corresponding to Chapters 476 (pags. 5-19), 477, 478 and 479 of the manga, which is where the anime leave off.

MANGA

So if we want to continue the manga after the anime, we must start reading from Chapter 480 of the manga, this corresponds to Volume 55 (contains chapters 480 to 489).


Bleach Filler Arcs to Watch and Skip

Bleach has 5 filler arcs, these do not influence the story told by the manga, we can skip it if we wish, but if we want to know if some of these arcs are good, then I will recommend the ones that are worth watching or the ones that you have to skip:

  • The Bount Arc – 64-91: Not recommended. This arc consists of 2 parts, this is the first and they tell us the events after the battle in soul society, the new villains are the Bounts. Of the fillers that were added in bleach, this arc is definitely one of the most controversial, since although the story is not bad, the number of episodes that the full arc has is too much for original material.
  • Bount Assault on Soul Society Arc – 92-109: Not recommended. This is the second part of the Bount Arc, here they narrate the objective of the villains and their offspring, as I mentioned too long for a saga that does not belong to the manga.
  • The New Captain Shūsuke Amagai Arc – 168-189: Not recommended. Arc totally irrelevant, but what most upset the fans is that they did not even bother to add it properly, I mention this because it does not have continuity to the series, but instead a new story is inserted whose characters do not appear or are mentioned in the following manga adaptations.
  • Zanpakutō Unknown Tales Arc – 230-265: Recommended. This arc tells us about a rebellion of the spirits of the zanpakuto against their masters, the Shinigami. As it happened in other filler arcs, it is in charge of narrating events totally unrelated to the manga's history and have no place in the chronological axis of the series. Despite this, I recommend it because although it interrupts the plot, we get to know the personality of the swords and their relationship with their bearers.
  • Gotei 13 Invading Army Arc – 317-342: Recommended. This filler arc consists of 26 episodes and is the best in my point of view, it gives us a break after the Arrancar Arc and fits the story well to the point of confusing us and is filler or canon. It's about Kageroza Inaba's plans for revenge.

How to Watch Bleach episodes and Movies in Order?

Bleach has 4 movies and 2 ovas, which do not have continuity in the canonical story, but its chronological order can be known, this through the characters that appear, the abilities and growth. Therefore, the order to watch the bleach movies and ovas is as follows:

  1. OVA 1: Memories in the Rain: We watch it after episode 9. This is a pilot episode of the series, it is a special version of chapters 8-9 and it was made before the anime was released in Japan.
  2. OVA 2: The Sealed Sword Frenzy: We watch it after episode 63. It was shown on the Bleach Jump Festa 2005 Anime Tour. It seems to take place shortly after the Soul Society Saga.
  3. Movie 1: Memories of Nobody: We watch it after episode 109. It relates that in the City of Karakura, a series of unidentified spirits have appeared, while in Soul Society it is reflected in the real world. A mysterious shinigami named Senna has appeared before Ichigo along with a man named Ganryu, who leads a group of people named Dark Ones.
  4. Movie 2: The DiamondDust Rebellion: We watch it after episode 153. It begins when a valuable artifact known as the "King's Seal" (Oin) is stolen by a mysterious group, when they are transferring it to Soul Society. Tōshirō Hitsugaya, the captain of the Tenth Division, who was assigned to carry the seal, had fought the leader of the group of thieves and a little later mysteriously disappeared, remaining as the culprit.
  5. Movie 3: Fade to Black: We watch it after episode 198. All the members of Soul Society suffer a fit of amnesia and now no one has any memories of Rukia and Ichigo. The darkness in Rukia's past is revealed and the "truth" that is locked within her memories.
  6. Movie 4: Jigoku Hen: We watch it after episode 299. Ichigo and his friends enter Hell, the place where hollows who committed misdeeds while they were human are sent. Once there they are guided by Kokutō to rescue Yuzu and save the world from the prisoners of hell.
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