Amagai starts to attack Yamamoto, and soon reveals his reason for doing so. Amagai finally seals Yamamoto's power, but Ichigo and Rukia intervene then. Ichigo is angered because of what Amagai has done, and so unleashes his furious power in order to stop him.
Yamamoto has the proof he needs to attack the House of Kasumioji. Kumoi starts to panic and releases all the ninja armed with Bakkoto to fight off the Shinigami invasion. He also holds Rurichiyo hostage before finally being cornered by Ichigo and Rukia, but someone comes in and stops them.
Kira finishes his fight against Kibune and gains the Bakkoto as proof. Meanwhile Ichigo, Rukia and Amagai are faced with Hitsugaya's squad. While the captains fight against each other, Rukia has to deal with Matsumoto so that Ichigo can go search for Rurichiyo. After Renji presents the evidence of treason to Head-Captain Yamamato, he orders the 13 Court Guard Squads to break into the Kasumioji mansion.moreless
Despite the patrols of the Gotei 13, Ichigo, Amagai, Rukia, and Shuu manage to make contact with the 3rd Squad. Kira begins to fight Kibune, and initially gains the advantage by using his shikai, but Kibune is far from finished.
Ichigo, Rukia, and Shuu are currently hiding out in the sewers while planning their next move, and Ichigo suspects that Lurichiyo is somewhere on the Kasumiooji estate. He is intercepted by 3rd division's new captain, Amagai.
Lurichiyo decided to go back home and go ahead with her wedding. Ichigo, Kenryuu, Enryuu and Rukia know she will be in danger and decide to follow her. But by doing this will their actions put themselves in danger?
Ichigo is trapped in Saiga's illusion what Hanza wants him to see. Hanza wants Ichigo to dream, his biggest regret, and that was not protecting his mom. Ichigo finally manages to break free and continues his battle with Hanza. Can Ichigo beat Hanza, using Saiga at full power?
Nukui Hanza and his assassins attack Ichigo and his gang. Nukui Hanza manages to capture Ichigo in his Zanpakutou`s power but underestimates his reiatsu and has to retreat when Yoruichi makes an appearance.
Kenryuu and Enryuu discover that Lurichiyo has gone missing and go to Soul
Society along with Ichigo and Rukia to find her. While at a tea party Lurichiyo is attacked again by an assasin and Ichigo saves her.
Captain Amagai wants to start a training exercise with all the 13 Squads. Vice-captain Kira and 3rd seat Kibune fall in a pit were there are a lot of Hollows and Kibune shows his true colors to Kira when he tries to kill a Hollow along with a fellow Shinigami. Lurichiyo comes back to Soul Society alone.moreless
Ichigo is trying to teach Lurichiyo about the real world. During dinner at Ichigo`s house Lurichiyo get`s angry at Kenryuu and Enryuu for always hiding things from her. After running away from them she meets up with Orihime and they are attacked by another assassin.
Lurichiyo`s group is attacked in the middle of the night by an assassin and it`s up to Ichigo to defeat him. After the death of the assassin, everyone is told that Lurichiyo is the heir to one of The Four Noble Houses. That is why Komui, the one that is trying to take over Lurichiyo`s clan, is sending his best assassins after them.moreless
While fighting Hollows, Ichigo meets a strange young girl who is then whisked away by her two shinigami attendants. While Rukia searches for any record of the two shinigami, Kon notices some people moving in to the house next to the Kurosaki's. After going out to meet their new neighbors, Rukia and Ichigo discover they are none other then the odd trio from before.moreless
A new captain is signed on to take over command of the 3rd Squad. The new captain is named Shusuke Amagai. With him he brings one of his former subordinates, a man named Kibune, who he appoints as 3rd Seat. Though Kira tries to ease the tension, the 3rd Squad members do not trust him and feel that they do not need a captain. How can Kira get them to trust the newcomers?moreless