Bleach #498 - The Black Rescuer
In a Nutshell
Akon (sadly, not of Konvict Music fame) tries to contact Ichigo but finds out that he isn't at home right now and will have to leave a message. Meanwhile, Ichigo is beating the crap out of a Vandenreich who is puzzled that the he's having difficulty fighting against the guy who manhandled ^4 powered up Aizen to the same degree that ^1 powered up Aizen manhandled all of Soul Society.
- Urahara was there.
- I really like Ichigo's gloves.
- Arrogant people getting beaten to a pulp is one of the things I love about Bleach.
- The "Black Rescuer" wasn't referring to a somehow unexploded Hollow Tousen :(
Rants and Raves
Another pretty good chapter of Bleach. In the old days, I would read a chapter like this and say to myself, this might be pretty awesome once they animate it. Alas, that's no longer and option and it makes me frown. Also...
I give this chapter a B, just like last week's. Nothing mind-blowing or super great, but nothing that made me groan either. The comedic bits were actually decent rather than the usual Kubo thing of being facepalm worthy and the action was pretty nice.