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Ichigo is unable to release his full power in his battle with Ulquiorra for fear of injuring Orihime. However, once Ishida returns from his battle with Yammy in order to protect Orihime, Ichigo finally goes all out. Unfortunately for him so does Ulquiorra. Meanwhile, things are beginning to look desperate for Rukia in her fight against Rudobone and his seemingly endless army of soldiers. It is then up to Chad and Renji to step in and save her.moreless
The battle continues as Aizen still cannot fully understand how Ichigo can be on his level, and warns him not to be full of himself. In his anger, the Hogyoku begins a bloody transformation. Aizen takes it as a sign that the Hogyoku finds it inexcusable, and wishes to end the fight. Aizen's powers have increased and traps Ichigo, which forces him to use the Final Getsuga Tensho. But at what cost? It is called "Final" for a reason, and Ichigo must make a sacrifice in order to wield it.moreless
Things start to look desperate for Oomaeda and Soi Fon in their fight against Barragan. Whilst Oomaeda keeps him busy Soi Fon prepares to use the technique which she despises most... her Bankai! Meanwhile, Kyouraku's battle against Stark finally starts to become serious and Ukitake continues to underestimate Lilinette.
As Halibel falls to her death, she reflects on her past and how she first met her fracciÃ³n and Aizen.
In Hueco Mundo Renji, Rukia and Chad encounter serious problems in their fight against Yammy. Meanwhile, back in the Real World the Shinigami continue their fight against the Espada but things do not seem to be going well, especially for Hitsugaya. Despite being forced to use his Bankai Hitsugaya is still being pushed back by Halibel and to make things even worse the number three Espada is about to release her ResurrecciÃ³n form.moreless
Isshin (Toshiyuki Morikawa) comes up with a plan that will help Ichigo (Masakazu Morita) cheat time and master the Final Getsuga Tensho. Ichigo reluctantly agrees, but when he ends up encountering Tensa Zangetsu (Showtaro Morikubo), things become a little tricky. Meanwhile, in Karakura Town, Aizen (Sho Hayami) and Gin (Koji Yusa) arrive and trouble begins.moreless
The Man Who Risks His Life in the 11th Division! is the 48 episode of the 14 season from the popular TV Tokyo anime series Bleach. This episode originally aired on March 15, 2011. In this episode viewers see Ichigo and Renji battling, a mysterious man judges the winner offers the two tea and the 11th division searches for survivors in a town destroyed by hollows.moreless
Marechiyo Omaeda (Shoto Kashii) tells a bold and impulsive lie, pretending to be the captain of the Second Division in the hopes of earning some respect and admiration. Unfortunately for Omaeda, his plan backfires when he has to keep up the ruse, even in Seireitei. Things get more and more complicated as he tries to maintain the illusion without getting in trouble.moreless
Karakura is attacked by a strange power source that hypnotizes the population in doing things against their will. Yoruichi and Ichigo discover that a former enemy from Arrancar has returned, which summons the other Soul Reapers to battle. Unfortunately, their old foe has now gained advanced powers that the group has never seen before.moreless