On the way home from school, Ichigo incapacitates a thief and returns the stolen bag to its owner. Unfortunately, the newly created story does not mesh well with the parts based on the manga. Dressed Up, and a New Chapter Begins! Ginjō reveals that Xcution plans to restore Ichigo's Soul Reaper powers in order to rid themselves of their Fullbring abilities. Aware that Orihime is hiding information from him, Ichigo goes back to Xcution headquarters to continue his training to help his friends. An action movie or a drama? As a result, Ichigo returns to Xcution and accepts their offer, and Ginjō returns Ichigo's substitute badge back to him. Enraged he starts to battle Tsukishima, but the expert Fullbringer overwhelms him.
Before Ichigo can react, he is stuck down by Ginjō, who reveals that he allowed Tsukishima to slash him twice to return to his original self. Later, he hears from that Uryū is in the hospital. The hollow attacks them and are saved when Ginjō dispatches it. After Rukia is given her late sister's kimono instead, she realizes that Renji was trying to help relax her so she would not worry so much about the dance. Directed by Shinsuke Sato, who has also adapted hit manga such as Gantz and I Am a Hero, and with popular and action-ready young star Sota Fukushi playing Ichigo, it would seem to have all the ingredients for success. Tsukishima then confronts Chad and Orihime, who are unable to kill him as a result of his Fullbring causing him to be part of their memories.
When Ginjō claims that he will kill Chad and Orihime, Ichigo is able to notice his spiritual pressure. Ichigo returns home and resumes his life. Unwilling to worry Ichigo about what happened, she only tells Chad about Tsukishima. The battle is taken outside when Chad attacks Tsukishima before he reveals he was the one who attacked Uryū and Orihime, but Ichigo finds it out anyway. Rukia sends a letter of apology to Renji, who was able to come to the dance which turns out to be a huge success. The movie adaptation does have its redeeming features.
Meanwhile, Tsukishima is able to overwhelm Byakuya and manages to inflict a serious injury. Ichigo declines, stating that he is only seeking information his family and friends are hiding from him. Ichigo returns to Karakura Town where he is greeted by his friends and family. However, when Ginjō senses that Tsukishima is near death, he tells Ichigo they have no longer have a reason to fight while revealing that the Substitute Soul Reapers have been constantly spied on by the Soul Society to monitor their actions. These elements have been reconstructed somewhat forcedly around a partly original scenario as a kind of hybrid. Shishigawara is then interrupted by his superior, Uryū's assailant, who is revealed to be. Although Orihime suffered no cuts, she starts having a vague idea that Tsukishima was her friend.
He hosts a friendly kite-flying activity, but it slowly turns into a chaotic competition among many of the squad divisions. It is then that Tsukishima attacks Xcution, wanting to kill Ichigo. Archived from on October 11, 2011. The characters are swept along by a film whose story is a seemingly random mix of old and new elements, propelled by brute force alone. Hitsugaya manages to capture Yukio in ice and attempts to force him to free his comrades. After running out, Ichigo encounters Ginjō, who tells Ichigo that all the other members of Xcution have fallen under Tsukishima's control. Bleach is partly based on the Agent of the Shinigami also known as The Substitute arc from the original manga, which centers on Ichigo and his fellow Soul Reaper Rukia Kuchiki played by Hana Sugisaki.
Uryū, passing by Ichigo's house, pursues a strange man and is critically injured as a result. The owner introduces himself as , gives Ichigo a business card and cryptically warns him to act before his family is hurt. You may block cookies via standard web-browser settings, but this site may not function correctly without cookies. Ichigo later returns to the Soul Society and requests that let Ginjō's body be buried within the human world as the last thing he can do for him. Renji encounters Jackie and defeats her without the use of his zanpakutō, having trained to fight an opponent at Aizen's level. Elsewhere, the owner of the stolen bag meets with his friends revealing he has found Ichigo. Here, the scene has been appended in a way that instead leaves him injured, which makes him look foolish rather than cool.
Ichigo attacks Ginjō with a Getsuga Tenshō, which is powerful enough to clear away a thunderstorm and slice Tsukishima's mansion in half. New Year in Seireitei Special! Yamamoto agrees just as Ichigo accepts to continue being a Substitute Soul Reaper. An overwhelmed Ichigo is soon about to be slashed by Tsukishima, but Ginjō takes the hit instead. Elsewhere, Urahara and Isshin plan to collect spiritual energy inside a vat with the help of a Soul Reaper, who is none other than. Rukia sees Ichigo off, recalling their time together and silently thanks him. These are not the dynamic action scenes I had expected. Just as Ginjō is about to die, the dying Tsukishima tries to kill Ichigo but is stopped by Riruka as she emerges from Rukia's body.
Ichigo is then impaled by a sword held by Rukia which causes him to become a Soul Reaper once again. Shishigawa proceeds to carry Tsukishima away while the other surviving Xcution members decide to separate. Other marginal characters do a great job even when their roles are slight, particularly Taichi Saotome, who plays Renji Abarai with beastlike violence yet graceful movements. Riruka ends being ambushed by Tsukishima, who attacks her with his Fullbring. Chad attempts to convince Ichigo to accept Xcution's offer, stating that Ichigo himself wants the power to protect his loved ones. Ichigo is shrunken and placed in a dollhouse by , where he has to defeat an aggressive pig plushie under a time limit set by. Tsukishima appears behind them and tries to break their minds by adding new memories to their past, but Urahara and Isshin knock them out.
Unable to do anything about his situation, Ichigo falls deep into despair and runs after Ginjō, demanding for Ginjō to give him his power back. By reworking these classic scenes into something new, the behavior of the characters has become inconsistent. So many live-action adaptations of classic manga have missed the mark, but there are some exceptions, such as the recent Liverleaf Misu Misou , which provide glimpses of light in an otherwise dark tunnel. The next day, the thief and his gang seek out Ichigo at his school and are confronted by. Did director Sato want to reproduce the manga or make an original story? Meanwhile, Rukia fights against Riruka and gets her body trapped in a stuffed animal, and attempting to fight with kido was ineffective.