^ Not by much. They'll be even if the Gaiden goes another week for expositional purposes.
I also think it's wearing thin, as we aren't learning a lot of new information per chapter. A lot of this was covered in Volume 20. The sense of discovery I felt at the beginning of the arc has pretty much evaporated. :/
The sense of discovery has worn thin with me. if the Gaiden Arc goes on for one or two more weeks, then I hope that the chapters are really helpful to us and give us new found hope for a great return to the present
Well I've pretty much enjoyed the Gaiden arc, so far, the pace I feel is pretty good. Ishin(sp?) may have been the deceased 10th squad that Yama-ji uttered as a conspicuous sidenote, he may have been fairly new before he disappeared which explains why Shinji forgot about him a hundred years later.
Update: This has been recently posted on BleachAsylum by Spacecat.
Therefore, current speculation is that the gaiden will with either chapter -97.Quote:
Last edited by Tsukisama; June 18, 2008 at 02:03 PM.
idk about that Shinji part. i think that something happened to his reiatsu while he was in his special gigai. i think that it changed a little because he hadnt been a shinigami for a LONG time.