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AV MOD MATERIAL: BLEACH Ch. 532 Review

Ichigo, you had one bad-ass mother-- Shut yo' mouth! Actually, I was done. His mother's cool.

Aizen watches his experiment overpowers Isshin Shiba, and Masaki arrives to clean up the boys' mess.

The Good

It doesn't continue for White.
It doesn't continue for White.

Masaki Kurosaki continues the role of BLEACH of having kick-ass women who play such a minor role when compared to the men who seem to struggle in every bout. She runs into the battle solo, watches for a bit, and comes up with a plan on the fly to deal with White's incredibly speed. To top it all off, she pulls this scene off with the bravado of an action-hero. She drops her bow, takes the hit, then pops the creature in the head with a miniature bow.

Now, here's where this bothers me. If Masaki is powerful enough to take out a Hollow that's powerful enough to slaughter several soul reapers and hold back a captain. Why is it that she's later taken out by someone such as Grand Fisher so easily? Maybe we'll get an answer to that, but I don't expect any answer to be incredibly satisfying.

The Bad

Since when?
Since when?

Since when can't a soul reaper use bankai when they're seriously wounded? I seem to remember seeing a lot of the captains pulling out their bankai when on the verge of death. Isn't the purpose of bankai suppose to be your trump card when nothing else works? Is it just that Isshin can't use 'his' bankai in this condition? They don't make that incredibly clear.

This chapter makes me wonder, how many things has Aizen actually created himself that wasn't ripped off from Urahara's research? He plays himself off as the evil grand master of all, but he keeps standing on Urahara's shoulders. He just pirates the IP of others then stands there with the arrogance as if it was his own idea. He truly is evil.

Verdict 3/5

Masaki plays such a small role in this chapter, but what she pulls off is so bad-ass that it makes up for any of my annoyance with Aizen. She's the source of my 3 out of 5 enjoyment. If White is really taken out. I have to image that there will be some side effect to Masaki being bitten. The similarities between White and Ichigo's hollowfication form can't be completely coincidental. Right?

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Kino88 is online on April 11, 2013 at 1:41 p.m.

I guess Bleach could learn a thing or two from the amazing continuity of One Piece,

Lurkeroon April 11, 2013 at 2:49 p.m.

I swear there have been times when Reapers have initiated their bankai BECAUSE they were seriously injured. Trying to question Kubo at this point is meaningless. It feels like he is riding out Bleach until the publisher tells him to stop.

I never thought about Aizen that way. He copies Urahara and calls himself a genius. Not as smart as he claims I guess.

Now, here's where this bothers me. If Masaki is powerful enough to take out a Hollow that's powerful enough to slaughter several soul reapers and hold back a captain. Why is it that she's later taken out by someone such as Grand Fisher so easily?

Like I said. Let's not bring logic into this.

Destinyheroknighton April 11, 2013 at 3:27 p.m.
Now, here's where this bothers me. If Masaki is powerful enough to take out a Hollowthat's powerful enough to slaughter several soul reapers and hold back a captain. Why is it that she's later taken out by someone such as Grand Fisher so easily? Maybe we'll get an answer to that, but I don't expect any answer to be incredibly satisfying.

We kind of got the answer, Ryuken try to get rid of his Quincy powers. So I guessing she got rid of them the same way and become a human. Now I seeing how this flashback is going to play out

Urahara need to call his Soul Lawyers :)

I really enjoy this chapter, the action was cool

bigz007on April 13, 2013 at 2:16 p.m.

@Destinyheroknight said:

Now, here's where this bothers me. If Masaki is powerful enough to take out a Hollowthat's powerful enough to slaughter several soul reapers and hold back a captain. Why is it that she's later taken out by someone such as Grand Fisher so easily? Maybe we'll get an answer to that, but I don't expect any answer to be incredibly satisfying.

We kind of got the answer, Ryuken try to get rid of his Quincy powers. So I guessing she got rid of them the same way and become a human. Now I seeing how this flashback is going to play out

Urahara need to call his Soul Lawyers :)

I really enjoy this chapter, the action was cool

I agree with this one. It was said that Ichigo was able to see that little ghost girl (later turned out to be a bait from Grand Fisher) but her mother Masaki could't see her. It is obvious that she lost her powers (just like Uryuu did when he fought Mayuri).

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