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Bleach Filler Episodes Complete Guide

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Bleach is a Japanese fantasy action thriller anime series based on the manga series of the same name written by Tite Kubo. The show was directed by Noriyuki Abe and produced by Ken Hagino, who worked together to create an awesome TV Tokyo hit with 366 episodes in 16 seasons that spanned from 2004-2012. Bleach anime series follows Ichigo Kurosaki as he learns about his family heritage, his mysterious power, as well as becoming involved in spirits’ battles against evil forces which threaten harm not only to humans but also to otherworldly beings themselves. Later, it was declared that the series would also get an anime adaptation from the final story of its manga.

But The series also includes fresh and original storylines which are not present in any other medium! These filler episodes and filler arcs do not necessarily affect the outcome of the storytelling but add more flavor to the anime canon. It also expands the universe and gives us more about the shinigami canon, what happens in soul society, and the ridiculous amount of action Karakura Town gathers.

If you’re excited for the release of the new season, maybe it’s time to brush up on the anime canon. Below is the list of filler episodes of the amazing series and story arcs so you could enjoy the anime without fillers or watch the fillers while we wait.

Episode 33 Miracle! The Mysterious New Hero 

One day, Yuzu Kurosaki found a cat in the Human World, and she was so excited that she decided to call him Raku. But as soon as they meet each other, their adventure takes them on an unexpected journey, with Don Kanonji gathering his Karakura-Raizer Team for some reason.

Episode 50 The Reviving Lion

The Karakura-Raizer Team comes together for one last time to save the day from a Hollow. This time Kon joins in.

Episodes 64-109 Bount Arc

bount arc

One day after coming back from rescuing Rukia, Ichigo and his friends started their new school year. They start their new school year, where they are accosted by three mysterious Modified Souls and forced to participate in a series of games as one after another of their friends is abducted. Eventually, the group learns that this was orchestrated by Kisuke Urahara so he could prepare them to face off against an unknown enemy: the Bount! 

64 New School Term, Renji has Come to the Human World?!

  • As the lives of Ichigo Kurosaki and his friends begin to return to normal, three mysterious figures appear and abduct Orihime Inoue. 

65 Creeping Terror

  • Ichigo Kurosaki, Uryū Ishida, Yasutora Sado, and Sixth Division Lieutenant Renji Abarai are forced to play a game in order to find Orihime Inoue. 

66 Break Through! The Trap Hidden in the Labyrinth

  • Ichigo Kurosaki, Lieutenant Renji Abarai, and Uryū Ishida must navigate a labyrinth in order to free their friends. 

67 Game! The Missing Classmate

  • Ichigo Kurosaki and his friends must deduce the identity of an impostor in their midst. 

68 True Identity of the Devil, the Secret which is Revealed

  • The truth about the Mod-Souls is revealed as a new enemy appears. 

69 Bount! The Ones Who Hunt Souls

  • The Mod-Souls receive new bodies as Ichigo Kurosaki encounters a Bount for the first time. 

70 Rukia’s Return! Revival of the Substitute Team!

  • Two new Bount appear as one takes an interest in Uryū Ishida. 

71 The Moment of Collision! An Evil Hand Draws Near to the Quincy”

  • With Ryō Utagawa attempting to devour his Soul, Uryū Ishida finds himself abducted and saved by Yoshino Sōma. 

72 Water Attack! Escape from the Shutdown Hospital

  • While Uryū Ishida is in the hospital, his friends must fight two Bount who can control water. 

73 Gathering at the Place of Fortune! The Man Who Makes His Move

  • Ganju Shiba and fourth Division Seventh Seat Hanatarō Yamada help conclude the fight against Hō and Ban. 

74 Memories of an Eternally Living Clan

  • Uryū Ishida gets to know Yoshino Sōma while Eleventh Division Captain Kenpachi Zaraki and his lieutenant, Yachiru Kusajishi, discover that a former member of their Division is in Karakura Town. 

75 Earth-Shattering Event at the Eleventh Division! The Shinigami who Rises Again

  • Twelfth Division Captain Mayuri Kurotsuchi informs the Gotei 13 of his missing data on the Bount while Ichigo Kurosaki and his friends break into the Bount Mansion to save Uryū Ishida. 

76 Crashing force! Fried vs. Zangetsu

  • Ichigo Kurosaki faces off against Ryō Utagawa, who ends up betraying Jin Kariya with the intention of dethroning him. 

77 Unfading Grudge! The Shinigami whom Kenpachi Killed

  • Maki Ichinose remembers his past as he and Jin Kariya battle Ichigo Kurosaki. 

78 Shocking Revelations for the Gotei 13! The Truth Buried in History

  • Uryū Ishida tries to understand more about Yoshino Sōma as Ichigo Kurosaki spars with Sixth Division Lieutenant Renji Abarai and Ganju Shiba in order to regain his fighting spirit. 

79 Yoshino’s Decision of

  • Yoshino Sōma makes a final stand against Jin Kariya in order to redeem herself. 

80 Assault From a Formidable Enemy! A Tiny Final Line of Defense?

  • At Kisuke Urahara’s request, Ririn, Kurōdo, and Noba prepare anti-Bount traps around the Kurosaki Clinic but are angered when Ichigo Kurosaki brushes them off as pointless and unhelpful. 

Hitsugaya Moves! The Attacked City

  • The Bitto’ attack Karakura Town, allowing the Bount to grow stronger, while Tenth Division Captain Tōshirō Hitsugaya briefs his strike force on their mission in Soul Society. 

Ichigo vs. Dalk! Appearance of the Faded Darkness

  • Sixth Division Lieutenant Renji Abarai fights off the Bitto, who is quickly recalled, while Ichigo Kurosaki battles Gō Koga’s Doll, Dalk, in her new form. 

Gray Shadow, the Secret of the Dolls

  • Gō Koga tells Ichigo Kurosaki that he reminds him of a boy from his past, Cain, whom Koga was assigned to train by Jin Kariya until tragedy struck. 

Dissension in the Substitute Team? Rukia’s Betrayal

  • Third Division Lieutenant Izuru Kira fends off Gō Koga’s Doll, Dalk, while Mabashi arrives to take over for a struggling Yoshi. 

Deadly Battle of Tears! Rukia vs. Orihime

  • Mabashi uses his Doll, Ritz, to take control of Rukia Kuchiki’s body and force her to fight her friends. 

Rangiku dances! Slice the invisible enemy!

  • Tenth Division Lieutenant Rangiku Matsumoto, Yasutora Sado, Noba, and Ururu Tsumugiya face off against the elderly Bount, Sawatari, and his Doll, Baura. 

Byakuya is summoned! The Gotei 13 start to move!

  • Sawatari retreats while an invisible intruder enters Soul Society and Uryū Ishida remembers training his Quincy powers. 

Annihilation of the Lieutenants!? Trap in the Underground Cave

  • Ichigo Kurosaki and his allies discover and enter the Bount cave, only to encounter Ugaki’s Doll, Gesell. 

Rematch?! Ishida vs. Nemu

  • Ichigo Kurosaki and his friends continue to fight Ugaki’s Doll, Gesell, while twelfth Division Lieutenant Nemu Kurotsuchi presents Uryū Ishida with a way to temporarily regain his powers. 

Renji Abarai, Bankai of the Soul!

  • Gesell turns on Ugaki while Ichigo Kurosaki attempts to fight Jin Kariya directly. 

Shinigami and Quincy, the Reviving Power

  • Ichigo Kurosaki manages to activate his Bankai, but Uryū Ishida completes the Bount Senkaimon, allowing them to enter Soul Society. 

Invasion of the Shinigami World, Again

  • The Bount enter Soul Society while Rukia Kuchiki encounters Yoshi once more. 

The Bount Assault! The Gotei 13’s Destructive Earthquake

  • Rukia Kuchiki is forced to fight Yoshi without her Zanpakutō while Captain-Commander Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto reveals the origins of the Bount to the other captains. 

Hitsugaya’s Decision! The Clash Approaches

  • Jin Kariya recruits men from Kusajishi while Ichigo Kurosaki and his friends continue their search for the Bount. 

Byakuya Takes the Field! Dance of the Wind-Splitting Cherry Blossoms

  • Sixth Division Captain Byakuya Kuchiki battles Jin Kariya and is aided by Ichigo Kurosaki. 

Ichigo・Byakuya・Kariya, The Battle of the Three Extremes!

  • As Ichigo Kurosaki and Sixth Division Captain, Byakuya Kuchiki, continue to fight a continuously healing Jin Kariya, Ran’Tao shows up, prompting Kariya to leave. 

Hitsugaya Strikes! Slice the Enemy in the Middle of the Forest

  • Ran’Tao reveals the reason behind her resemblance to Yoshino Sōma while Tenth Division Captain Tōshirō Hitsugaya faces off against Maki Ichinose. 

Clash! Kenpachi Zaraki vs. Maki Ichinose

  • Eleventh Division Captain Kenpachi Zaraki confronts Maki Ichinose. 

Shinigami Vs. Shinigami! The Uncontrollable Power

  • The Bount break into the Seireitei, where Second Division Captain Suì-Fēng encounters Mabashi. 

Suì-Fēng Dies? The Last of the Special Forces

  • Second Division Captain Suì-Fēng is forced to fight Mabashi after being weakened by his poison. 

Mayuri’s Bankai! Sawatari・Clash of the Demon

  • Twelfth Division Captain Mayuri Kurotsuchi battles the Bount Sawatari. 

The Last Quincy! The Exploding Power

  • As Jin Kariya looks for the Jōkaishō, Uryū Ishida battles the Bount Yoshi. 

Ishida, exceeding the limits to attack!

  • As Uryū Ishida concludes his battle with Yoshi, Jin Kariya prepares to destroy Soul Society. 

Tenth Division’s Struggle! The Release of Hyōrinmaru

  • Tenth Division Captain Tōshirō Hitsugaya battles the Bount Gō Koga. 

Kariya! Countdown to the Detonation

  • As the Shinigami learn more about the Jōkaishō, Ran’Tao confronts Jin Kariya. 

Life and Revenge! Ishida, the Ultimate Choice

  • Uryū Ishida confronts Jin Kariya to avenge Yoshino Sōma. 

The Swung-Down Edge! The Moment of Ruin

  • Ichigo Kurosaki and Jin Kariya begin their final battle while the Shinigami discover that there are other Jōkaishō. 

The Wailing Bount! The Last Clash

  • The battle between Ichigo Kurosaki and Jin Kariya concludes. 

Ichigo and Rukia, Thoughts in the Revolving Sky

Following the battle with the Bount, things slowly return to normal. 

Episodes 128-137 Stolen Hogyoku arc

The Nightmare Arrancar! Team Hitsugaya Moves Out

The Shinigami in the Human World find a boy named Shōta Toyokawa.

The Swooping Descent of the Dark Emissary! The Propagation of Malice

The Shinigami help out Shōta Toyokawa and Yui Toyokawa.

The Invisible Enemy! Hitsugaya’s Merciless Decision

The Shinigami look for the Cloning Arrancar.

Rangiku’s Tears, the Sorrowful Parting of Brother and Sister

The Shinigami face off against the Cloning Arrancar.

Hitsugaya, Karin and Soccer Ball

Karin Kurosaki tries to get Captain Tōshirō Hitsugaya to help her win an upcoming soccer match.

Ikkaku’s Hot-Blooded Kendo Tale

Third Seat Ikkaku Madarame helps a school student named Shinji Iijima win a Kendō tournament.

The Beautiful Patissier, Yumichika!

Fifth Seat Yumichika Ayasegawa helps a Plus named Heita Momoyama bake a cake for his mother.

Kon is Deceived! Rangiku on the Lookout.

Kon is forced to live with a girl named Miyuki.

Hueco Mundo civil war! Ulquiorra’s

Hueco Mundo civil war! Ulquiorra’s is the one hundred thirty sixth episode of the Bleach anime. Several Arrancar betray Sōsuke Aizen and steal the Hōgyoku.

Battle of bad faith, Aizen’s trap

The rogue Arrancar are defeated by the Shinigami.

Episodes 147-149 Forest of Menos Sub Arc

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Forest of Menos! The Search for the Missing Rukia

Ichigo Kurosaki and the others are forced into the Forest of Menos.

Ashido, the Shinigami Who Came from the Past

Ichigo Kurosaki and the others continue exploring the Forest of Menos.

Through the Crumbling Forest, a Million Menos

Ichigo Kurosaki and the others escape the Forest of Menos.

Episodes 168-189 Captain Shuusuke Amagai Arc

captain shuusuke amagai arc

Shūsuke Amagai, the new captain of the Third Division from Gotei 13.

Princess Rurichiyo Kasumiōji and her Shinigami guardians have arrived in the real world, which has made Ichigo’s life more complicated than before with his sudden involvement to save the princess who was being hunted. With no choice but to break up a marriage deal which is said to be necessary for peace between two kingdoms, Rukia Kuchiki joins him on this quest while trying their best not to get took the life of themselves!

The New Captain Appears! His Name is Shūsuke Amagai

Shūsuke Amagai is appointed as the new captain of the Third Division. 

New Development, the Dangerous Transfer Student Appears!

Ichigo Kurosaki meets Rurichiyo Kasumiōji and her two Shinigami guards in the Human World. 

Desperate Struggle Under the Moonlit Night, the Mysterious Assassin and Zanpakutō

As Ichigo Kurosaki learns more about Rurichiyo Kasumiōji, he is forced to fight off an assassin going after the girl. 

The Profusion of Blooming Crimson Flowers

As Ichigo Kurosaki is forced to take care of Rurichiyo Kasumiōji, another assassin attempts to take the life of her. 

Kibune Goes to War! The aggressive Wind that Rages

Izuru Kira begins to get depressed over the fact that the Third Division members like Makoto Kibune more than him. 

The Appearance of the Great Evil! The Darkness in the House of Kasumiōji

Rurichiyo Kasumiōji is targeted by more assassins after secretly returning to the Soul Society. 

Break the Mirror’s Boundary! Ichigo’s Captivity

Ichigo Kurosaki faces off against the assassin Hanza Nukui. 

The Revenging Assassin, Ichigo is Targeted

Hanza Nukui and his subordinates attack the Human World to take the life of Ichigo Kurosaki and Rurichiyo Kasumiōji.

Mystery! The Sword-Consuming Assassin

The fights with the assassins continued. 

The Reversal of Rukia, the Rampaging Blade

Rukia Kuchiki, Uryū Ishida, and Yasutora Sado finish their battles against the assassins. 

The Nightmare Which is Shown, Ichigo’s Inside the Mirror

Ichigo finishes his battle with Hanza Nukui. 

Confrontation?! Amagai vs. Gotei 13

Captain-Commander Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto orchestrates a Menos Grande attack on Soul Society to help him decide on Captain Shūsuke Amagai’s proposal to have joint training between the Divisions. 

The Princess’ Decision, the Sorrowful Bride

  • Ichigo Kurosaki heads to the Soul Society to stop Rurichiyo Kasumiōji’s wedding. 

The Second Division Sorties! Ichigo is Surrounded

  • Ichigo Kurosaki and Rukia Kuchiki try to stop Rurichiyo Kasumiōji’s wedding, but they end up getting attacked by the Gotei 13 in the process. 

Amagai’s True Strength, Zanpakutō is released!

  • As Ichigo Kurosaki looks for Rurichiyo Kasumiōji, he is confronted by Captain Shūsuke Amagai. 

The Darkness Which Moves! Kibune’s True Colors

  • Lieutenant Izuru Kira and Makoto Kibune face off against each other. 

Kira and Kibune, Offense and Defense of Third Division

  • Lieutenant Izuru Kira and Makoto Kibune continue their battle. 

Ice and Flame! Fierce Fight of Amagai vs. Hitsugaya

  • As Lieutenant Izuru Kira concludes his battle with Makoto Kibune, Captain Shūsuke Amagai is forced to battle against Captain Tōshirō Hitsugaya. 

Sortie Orders! Suppress the House of Kasumiōji

  • Ichigo Kurosaki is able to save Rurichiyo Kasumiōji, but more problems arise when it is revealed that Captain Shūsuke Amagai was working with Gyōkaku Kumoi. 

Ichigo Rages! The Assassin’s Secret

  • Captain Shūsuke Amagai reveals his true intentions to Captain-Commander Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto. 

Duel! Amagai vs. Ichigo

  • Ichigo Kurosaki and Captain Shūsuke Amagai battle each other. 

The Fallen Shinigami’s Pride

Ichigo Kurosaki and Captain Shūsuke Amagai conclude their battle.

Episode 204 Ichigo’s Stomach-cutting Persuasion Strategy 

Ichigo Kurosaki tries to help out a feuding Rurichiyo Kasumiōji and Kenryū.

Episode 205 Thump! A Kemari Tournament Filled with Hollows

Rurichiyo Kasumiōji and Kenryū have a kemari match.

Episodes 213-214 Karakuraizer Mini-arc

The Soul Burial Detective, Karakuraizer is Born

Kisuke Urahara creates the Karakura-Raizer Team to protect Karakura Town. 

Karakuraizer’s Last Day

The Karakura-Raizer Team face off against a female Arrancar.

Episode 228 Summer! Sea! Swimsuit Festival!!

The characters take a break on the beach.

Episode 229 Cry of the Soul? The Rug Shinigami is Born!

Ikkaku and Yumichika are forced to stay with Mizuho again while on a mission in the Human World.

Episodes 230-265 Zanpakutou Unknown Tales Arc

zanpakuto unknown tales arc

The episodes’ plot focus on a new set of events in which the Soul Reaper’s swords, zanpakutō, assume human forms and declare war against their wielders, led by a mysterious man named Muramasa who is a former zanpakutō.

“A New Enemy! The Materialization of Zanpakutō”

  • A mysterious Zanpakutō Spirit named Muramasa releases the spirits of many Zanpakutō from their swords and attacks Soul Society. 

Byakuya, Disappearing with the Cherry Blossoms

  • Ichigo Kurosaki battles against the manifested Zanpakutō Spirit of Sode no Shirayuki, who arrives in the Human World while chasing Rukia Kuchiki. 

Sode no Shirayuki vs. Rukia! Delusion of the Heart

  • Rukia Kuchiki and Ichigo Kurosaki battle Sode no Shirayuki, and Muramasa reveal he is a Zanpakutō Spirit. 

Zangetsu Becomes an Enemy

  • Muramasa releases Zangetsu, and Ichigo Kurosaki fights him as his inner Hollow begins to take control. 

“Renji Surprised?! The Two Zabimaru”

  • Sixth Division Lieutenant Renji Abarai is confronted by the spirit of his Zanpakutō, and Muramasa enters Ichigo Kurosaki’s inner world. 

“Clash! Hisagi vs. Kazeshini”

  • Ninth Division Lieutenant Shūhei Hisagi fights his Zanpakutō spirit while Hollow Ichigo fights Muramasa and Sixth Division Lieutenant Renji Abarai regains the ability to release his Shikai, Zabimaru. 

“Release! The New Getsuga Tenshō”

  • Third Division Lieutenant Izuru Kira aids Ninth Division Lieutenant Shūhei Hisagi, who is fighting Kazeshini, while Sixth Division Lieutenant Renji Abarai and Ichigo Kurosaki conclude their battles. 

“Suì-Fēng, Surround the Zanpakutō”

  • Eleventh Division Third Seat Ikkaku Madarame and Second Division Lieutenant Marechiyo Ōmaeda encounter their Zanpakutō Spirits, and Ichigo Kurosaki spots Sixth Division Captain Byakuya Kuchiki. 

“Friendship? strong dislike? Haineko & Tobiume”

  • Tenth Division Lieutenant Rangiku Matsumoto and Fifth Division Lieutenant Momo Hinamori battle their Zanpakutō Spirits, and Tenth Division Captain Tōshirō Hitsugaya tells Hyōrinmaru what his name is while Muramasa limps through the Forest of Menos. 

“The Awakening Hyōrinmaru! Hitsugaya’s Fierce Fight”

  • As Fifth Division Lieutenant Momo Hinamori and Tenth Division Lieutenant Rangiku Matsumoto conclude their battle, Tenth Division Captain Tōshirō Hitsugaya tries to convince Hyōrinmaru he is his master, but the Zanpakutō Spirit does not believe it. 

“Byakuya’s Betrayal”

  • Ichigo Kurosaki attacks Muramasa, but Senbonzakura, and later Sixth Division Captain Byakuya Kuchiki, shows up to protect him. 

“For the Sake of Pride! Byakuya vs. Renji”

  • Muramasa has Sixth Division Captain Byakuya Kuchiki perform a test of loyalty. Afterwards, Byakuya invades the Sixth Division barracks and is forced to fight his lieutenant, Renji Abarai. 

“Shinigami and Zanpakutō, Total Sortie”

  • As Ichigo Kurosaki, Second Division Captain Suì-Fēng, and Third Division Lieutenant Izuru Kira begin their battles, Eleventh Division Third Seat Ikkaku Madarame fights and defeats his Zanpakutō Spirit, Hōzukimaru. 

“One-on-one! Ichigo vs. Senbonzakura”

  • As the Shinigami battle the Zanpakutō Spirits, Third Division Lieutenant Izuru Kira defeats Kazeshini, only to be attacked by Wabisuke. Meanwhile, Eleventh Division Captain Kenpachi Zaraki arrives at the battlefield. 

“The long-awaited… Kenpachi appears!”

  • Eleventh Division Captain Kenpachi Zaraki arrives and defeats Wabisuke before moving on to Sixth Division Captain Byakuya Kuchiki. Meanwhile, Eleventh Division Fifth Seat Yumichika Ayasegawa defeats his manifested Zanpakutō Spirit, Ruri’iro Kujaku.

“Pursue Byakuya! The Confused Gotei Divisions”

  • As Eleventh Division Captain Kenpachi Zaraki and Sixth Division Byakuya Kuchiki fight, Eleventh Division Lieutenant Yachiru Kusajishi chases Ashisogi Jizō before twelfth Division Captain Mayuri Kurotsuchi forces his Zanpakutō Spirit to self-destruct and tells others to not interfere. Muramasa takes Byakuya to see Captain-Commander Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto, who is inside of a barrier guarded by a dark-haired woman, two white-haired boys, and a cloaked figure. 

“Special Mission! Rescue Captain-Commander Yamamoto!”

  • A group of Shinigami attempt to rescue Captain-Commander Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto, but they are held back by several Zanpakutō Spirits. Meanwhile, Ichigo Kurosaki arrives at the barrier surrounding Yamamoto and prepares to destroy it. 

“Deceived Shinigami! The World Collapse Crisis”

  • As Yoruichi Shihōin, Eighth Division Captain Shunsui Kyōraku, Eleventh Division Captain Jūshirō Ukitake, and Eleventh Division Captain Kenpachi Zaraki continue to fight against the Zanpakutō Spirits, Ichigo Kurosaki frees Captain-Commander Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto, only to learn this was all part of Muramasa’s plan. 

“Dragon of Ice and Dragon of Flame! The Strongest Showdown!”

  • Captain-Commander Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto and the others are held back by Ryūjin Jakka’s flames as Muramasa attempts to free Kōga Kuchiki. 

“Senbonzakura’s Bankai! Offense and Defense of the Living World”

  • Eleventh Division Captain Kenpachi Zaraki faces off against Tenken’s Bankai, Kokujō Tengen Myō’ō, as Muramasa frees his master, Kōga. 

“That Man, For the Sake of the Kuchiki”

  • Kōga Kuchiki’s past is revealed. 

“Dark History! The Worst Shinigami is Born”

  • Sixth Division Captain Ginrei Kuchiki and Captain-Commander Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto are forced to seal Kōga Kuchiki away. In the present, Sixth Division Captain Byakuya Kuchiki stops Kōga from taking the life of Muramasa. 

“Byakuya, the Truth Behind his Betrayal”

  • As Senbonzakura reveals the truth about Sixth Division Captain Byakuya Kuchiki’s betrayal, Byakuya fights against Kōga Kuchiki. Meanwhile, Muramasa loses control and unleashes hundreds of Gillians. 

“Muramasa’s True Identity Revealed”

  • Sixth Division Captain Byakuya Kuchiki defeats Kōga Kuchiki as Muramasa loses control and transforms into a Hollow version of himself. As Ichigo Kurosaki battles Muramasa, several Shinigami and their Zanpakutō Spirits arrive to help. 

“Byakuya and Renji, the Sixth Division Returns”

  • The Shinigami and their Zanpakutō Spirits try to deal with the Gillians. 

“Final Chapter·Zanpakutō Unknown Tales”

  • Ichigo Kurosaki defeats Muramasa, and the Zanpakutō Spirits return to their original forms. 

“Byakuya’s anger, collapse of the Kuchiki family”

  • A party is being held at the Kuchiki Manor when two rogue Zanpakutō Spirits, called Tōjū, attack and disrupt the party. 

A New Enemy! The True Nature of the Beast Swords

  • Tenth Division Captain Tōshirō Hitsugaya battles a Tōjū which has been absorbed by a Hollow. 

Stray Snake, Mistreated Monkey

  • Sixth Division Lieutenant Renji Abarai and his Zanpakutō Spirit, Zabimaru, must defeat a Tōjū, but Hebi wants freedom. 

Terror! The Monster That Lurks Underground

  • A group of Shinigami must go into the sewers to fight a Tōjū. They are aided by a Zanpakutō Spirit who has been living in the sewers. 

Conclusion?! Hisagi vs. Kazeshini

  • Kazeshini has a change of heart when he is forced to look after a baby. 

The Person with the Unknown Ability! Orihime is Targeted

  • Orihime Inoue must help a transfer student who is being controlled by a Tōjū. 

The Tragic Sword Fiend! Haineko Cries!

  • Haineko falls for a Tōjū who is fully aware. However, when he loses control, Haineko decides to defeat him herself. 

Imprisonment?! Senbonzakura & Zabimaru

  • Zabimaru and Senbonzakura are trapped in the Shinigami Research and Development Institute. 

Battle of the Females? Katen Kyōkotsu vs. Nanao!

  • Eighth Division Lieutenant Nanao Ise tries to relate to the violet-haired girl while they battle a Tōjū. 

Evolution?! The Menace of the Final Sword Fiend

  • The Zanpakutō Spirits struggle with the final Tōjū until their wielders arrive to help.

 Episode 287 Side Story…Ichigo and the Magic Lamp 

Ichigo Kurosaki has a dream and tries to escape from it.

Episode 298 Film! Festival! Shinigami Film Festival! 

The Shinigami in the Gotei 13 make a movie for the “Seireitei International Film Festival.”

Episode 299 Theatre Opening Commemoration! The the nether region Verse: Prologue 

Rukia Kuchiki delivers a supply of merchandise to the Urahara Shop. Kisuke Urahara tells her that there have been numerous attacks on Shinigami the past few days and asks if she feels safe going out without a Gigai. Rukia reminds him he was the one who asked for her help. Urahara thanks her for helping him and says because of the latest incidents, he couldn’t use his normal routes anymore, which created a problem.

Episode 303 Real World and Shinigami! The New Year Special! 

The women and men of the Gotei 13 compete in a game of karuta.

Episode 304 Another Side Story! This Time’s Enemy Is a Monster!? 

Ichigo Kurosaki has another dream and tries to escape from it again.

Episode 305 Delusion Roars! Hisagi, Towards the Hot Springs Inn! 

Lieutenants Shūhei Hisagi and Rangiku Matsumoto go on a mission, and Hisagi deludes himself into thinking that Rangiku likes him.

Episodes 311-316 Miscellaneous Fillers

The Soul Detective ・ Karakuraizer Takes Off Again!

The continued adventures of Karakura-Raizer.

Inauguration! The Brand New Second Division Captain!

Lieutenant Marechiyo Ōmaeda pretends to be the captain of the Second Division.

The Man Who Risks His Life in the Eleventh Division!

Ichigo Kurosaki meets a member of the Eleventh Division named Seizo Harugasaki.

Kon is Seen! Secret of a Beautiful Office Lady

Kon goes after a beautiful girl, while the rest of Karakura Town is attacked by a Hollow.

Yachiru’s Friend! The Shinigami of Justice Appears!

Lieutenant Yachiru Kusajishi encounters her old Shinigami friend and catches up with him.

Tōshirō Hitsugaya’s Holiday!

Captain Tōshirō Hitsugaya visits the Human World and visits Haru, an old lady he knew from his first assignment in the Human World.

Episodes 317-342 Gotei 13 Arc

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As Ichigo and the Gotei 13 rest after the Aizen versus the Soul Society battle, imposters of the Squad members slip into the ranks of the Gotei 13 and attack their original counterparts. The originals find themselves on guard, unable to tell friend from foe as they try to locate the mastermind. In the midst of this, Kon finds a strange girl who may have a connection with the attacks. While Ichigo, wanting to help, finds himself slowly losing his powers.

Unusual Incident in Seireitei?! Gotei 13 Invading Army Arc!

  • One month after Sōsuke Aizen’s defeat, as things are returning to normal, people begin to disappear in the Dangai. 

Renji vs. Rukia?! Battle With Comrades!

  • As Ichigo Kurosaki escapes from his detention, Kagerōza Inaba comes to collect Nozomi Kujō. 

Ichigo’s Capture Net! Escape From Soul Society!

  • As Uryū Ishida battles Kagerōza Inaba, Ichigo Kurosaki and Rukia Kuchiki attempt to escape from Seireitei. 

Gotei 13, Gathering in the Real World!

  • While the real Gotei 13 have a meeting about the Reigai, Kon is given the daunting task of looking after Nozomi Kujō. 

Showdown of Mutual Self, Ikkaku vs. Ikkaku!

  • Captains Jūshirō Ukitake and Shunsui Kyōraku investigate the SRDI’s records, while the real Gotei 13 officers encounter their Reigai counterparts.

Clash! Rukia vs. Rukia!

  • As the Reigai continue their attack, Nozomi Kujō wanders around Karakura in search of something. 

Protect Ichigo! Nozomi’s Determination

  • Ichigo Kurosaki defeats many Reigai while protecting Nozomi Kujō. 

Recapture Seireitei! The Captains Move!

  • The captains return to Soul Society to confront Kagerōza Inaba. 

For the Sake of the Believers! Byakuya vs. Hitsugaya!

  • As Captain-Commander Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto fights the Reigai, Captain Byakuya Kuchiki encounters a Reigai of Captain Tōshirō Hitsugaya. 

The Two Hinamoris, Hitsugaya’s Resolution

  • As the captains advance through Seireitei, Captain Tōshirō Hitsugaya encounters a Reigai of Lieutenant Momo Hinamori. 

Pride of the Kuchiki Family! Byakuya vs. Byakuya!

  • Captains Sajin Komamura, Byakuya Kuchiki, and Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto continue their battles with the Reigai. 

Defeat Kagerōza! Shinigami, All-Out War!

  • The real members of the Gotei 13 arrive at Kagerōza Inaba’s lair to challenge him. 

The Forbidden Research… Nozomi’s Hidden Secret!

  • Kagerōza Inaba struggles to recover from Captain Mayuri Kurotsuchi’s attack, while his motives and Nozomi Kujō’s identity are revealed. 

I Want to Live…! Nozomi’s Zanpakutō

  • As the remaining members of the Gotei 13 try to recover, Nozomi Kujō decides she wants to help the others. 

For the Sake of Fighting! The Awakening Nozomi!

  • Nozomi Kujō trains with Ichigo Kurosaki and the others while the Reigai go on the offensive towards the Human World once again. 

The Most Evil Reigai, Appears in the Real World!

  • As the dust settles from the false Captain Kenpachi Zaraki and Third Seat Ikkaku Madarame’s clash, Ikkaku struggles to rise as his cloned captain stands over. 

Destroy Nozomi?! Genryūsai’s Decision

  • Captain-Commander Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto shows up in the Human World and saves the Shinigami along with Ichigo Kurosaki and his friends from an attack by Captain Byakuya Kuchiki’s Reigai.  

The Depleting Reiatsu! Ichigo, Struggle of the Soul

  • Captain-Commander Genryūsai Shigekuni Yamamoto glares defiantly at the onrushing blast of energy, preparing the flames of Ryūjin Jakka, but Nozomi Kujō suddenly steps in. 

Hiding in the Dangai? Ichigo is Alone?!

  • After being brought back to the Urahara Shop by Kisuke Urahara, Ichigo Kurosaki heads into the Dangai to retrieve his Reishi. 

Pursue Kagerōza! Technological Development Department, Infiltration!

  • Ichigo Kurosaki, Kon, and Kisuke Urahara infiltrate Soul Society as Inaba begins to fuse with Nozomi Kujō. 

The Developer of the Modified Souls

  • As Yoruichi Shihōin and the captains battle the Reigai, Ichigo Kurosaki, Kon, and Kisuke Urahara go in search of Kagerōza Inaba’s lab. 

Kon’s Thoughts, Nozomi’s Thoughts

  • Kon laments that without Yushima, they would not be able to get the location of Kagerōza’s laboratory. Urahara says that he actually expected this, saying that Yushima probably realized he’d be imprisoned to conceal the existence of Project Spearhead, so he must have hidden it. 

Protect Ichigo! The Bonds of Friends!

  • The Gotei 13 battle the Reigai, while the combined form of Inaba and Nozomi Kujō fights off a Hollowfied Ichigo and his friends. 

Reigai vs. Original, The Fierce Fighting for Gambled Pride!

  • As the merged Inaba/Nozomi Kujō is confronted, the captains and lieutenants battle the Reigai. 

Invading Army Arc, Final Conclusion!

  • As the captains and lieutenants fight against the Reigai, Ichigo Kurosaki uses his restored powers to fight the fused form of Kagerōza Inaba and Nozomi Kujō. 

Thank You

  • Ichigo Kurosaki gradually loses his remaining soul reaper powers and bids farewell to the soul society and Rukia Kuchiki.

Episode 355 Shinigami at War! New Year in Seireitei Special! 

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New year celebrations in Soul Society include a kite-flying contest and Rukia performing a celebration dance.

There you have it, the list of Bleach fillers. I personally enjoy watching through these filler content as they give me more stories to consume that isn’t covered in the manga canon that contribute to this amazing series. But every anime fan is different, and some may not be interested at all, so do whatever you wish with this information. If you want to leave a comment or add your take on what we’ve talked about here today, please do! In addition, if there are any other topics related to anime which intrigue you, let us know, and we’ll see where our conversation goes from there.

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