The Shinigami and their newly deprogrammed Zanpakuto arrive to join the fight against Muramasa. However, they first have to defeat the seemingly endless number of Menos that have also appeared. Things are further complicated by the squabbling between the Shinigami and their Zanpakuto and the animosity towards Byakuya.
Ichigo tells the Captains what he has learned about Muramasa and how to regain control of the Zanpakutou. Later Oomaeda encounters Gegetsuburi and Hozukimaru whilst on his way to research Muramasa. However, before a fight can start Ichigo and Ikkaku arrive. Then before Ikkaku and Hozukimaru can face off properly Soi Fon and Ukitake arrive along with the covert ops division to try and capture the Zanpakutou.moreless
Everything is Soul Society is still in chaos. Everyone is still looking for Zanpakutous while Hisagi finds his Zanpakutou, Kazeshini and Renji, Zabimaru which is really surprising for him. They start to battle. Rukia is hospitalized and regains consciousness while Muramasa comes into Ichigo's soul and calls out Ichigo's inner hollow.moreless