Episodes 121-131 of the Japanese anime following the adventures of Ichigo Kurosaki, a teenager with the ability to see ghosts, who finds himself locked in battle with the evil spirits known as Bounts. Episodes comprise: 'Clash! The Protector vs. The Bearer', 'Visored! The Power of the Awakened', 'Ichigo, Complete Hollowification!', 'Collision! Black Bankai and the White Bankai', 'Urgent Report! Aizen's Terrifying Plan!', 'Uryu vs. Ryuken! Clash of the Parent-Child Quincys', 'Urahara's Decision, Orihime's Thoughts', 'The Nightmare Arrancar! Team Hitsugaya Moves Out', 'The Swooping Descent of the Dark Emissary! The Propagation of Malice', 'The Invisible Enemy! Hitsugaya's Merciless Decision' and 'Rangiku's Tears, the Sorrowful Parting of Brother and Sister'.
Director: Noriyuki Abe