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Back to her spot as 4th Squad Captain. No more fighting.
She will get to fight a Quincy and show us what that Bankai is.
She will be given an off-paneled victory against the Quincy the way Kenpachi was given.
Training is not over yet. She will heal herself to showcase more skills.
Training is not even started yet. They will now begin working on sword styles.
Can someone tell me why the discussion has moved to Unohana's age? Too lazy to look back and read lol...
-We're gonna cut to Ichigo and Renji.
-There will be more revelations on Zanpuktous and Asauchi.
-These revelations will lead back to the Unohana vs Kenpachi fight....perhaps ending with Kenpachi's Zanpuktou finally revealing its name to him.
-Kenpachi then refuses to finish Unohana off. She then heals herself or something...I dunno...
I want to say that we'll find out why Ichigo's bankai cannot be stolen...although, come to think of it, the reason for that could just be the same reason for why only Bach could steal Yamamoto's bankai...
Would be a boring reason...
We're predicting you Kubo, we are predicting you.
I'm guessing the Shiba got in trouble for whatever reason, like Isshin having an illegitimate child with a Quincy or whatever. In the resulting chaos Kuukaku lost her arm and Isshin fled.
And if so, what if SS would find out about Ichigo being that illegitimate child? Bach would step in and remind him he is a half-Quincy and should join them.
On top of that, what if Bach is related to Masaki, or atleast knew her?
The situation would be even more difficult for Ichigo.
Last edited by Notak; February 19, 2013 at 03:44 AM.
Kubo: Uh-huh. XX is XX. XXX is who was assistant captain of 10th Company at the time was a candidate to be promoted to captain, but...
And is I understand from this sentence, he also had a lieutenant who was captain material, and that means one more Bankai character
Well, the way I see it is that a Zanpakutou acts as a conduit to a being's core powers, just as a Hollow mask does; both of these objects provide a manifestation of their user's core powers (where a Zanpakutou provides a Shikai, Bankai and Resurreccion, whereas a Hollow Mask manifests the powers as a physical transformation to the user's body). However, it may be possible to access these core powers without either of these objects. I think Aizen has learnt how to manifest his powers in the same way that the ancient Shinigami did.
For example, Yamamoto displayed this to some degree whenever he released his spiritual pressure; even though his Zanpakutou was in its sealed form, he could still use his core powers to some extent as his Reiatsu was emitted as flames. I bet that he could have learnt to fully manifest his core powers without a Zanpakutou had they not been invented.
This might be a stupid question but do we know why Ichigo's bankai can't be stolen?
Coz I reckon we'll find that out too through the Renji + Ichigo vs Asauchi fight...
Although, having said that, I think Ichigo's bankai can't be stolen coz he hasn't had an opponent who's powerful enough. Bach had already used up his medallion on Yama.
But Haschwald didn't even try to use his medallion on Ichigo, so I'm thinking that's not all there is to it....
I want there to be more to it than just about power overcoming power.
Another thing the Asauchi fight can reveal is the method of how the Medallions can steal Bankais. I reckon the Asauchi themselves are the basis for the stealing spell.
Last edited by StarkPoseidon; February 19, 2013 at 11:21 AM.
Just imagine that...you'd be hard pressed to figure out who's who during the fight! Although, I reckon it'll be Shunsui vs Haschwald in the end. Or maybe another Ukitake, Shunsui tag vs Haschwald? That would be mouth-watering.
Actually, I have a theory for why Ichigo's bankai became so prone to being cut (apart from the fact that its Haschwald who cut it)...I think his Quincy powers are interfering with his Shinigami powers, now that they are activated.
A single quincy should be able to carry multiple medallions and steal multiple bankais, anyway. At least, Ass Knot talks about stealing Renji's bankai http://www.mangastream.to/bleach-cha...6-page-16.html when he already has Byakuya's.
I don't think a difference in power would account for kirge not being able to steal ichigo's bankai. I am the first to point out kirge never did anything to suggest he was particularly powerful however going as far as saying that the difference between him and ichigo is that overwhelming that he can't even handle ichigo's bankai is a bit much.
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main reason I think that might be the case.
In that link we see hitsugaya desperately trying to get a response out of his zampakuto. The entire implication of that is that alongside his abilities the quincy also took the spirit within the zampakuto.
Now, something we have to consider her is that at large shinigami only get one zampakuto themselves. Shinigami have two hands so why not give them two zampakuto? Best case scenario would suggest they get two abilities and two powerful weapons. Even if the abilities are similar (due to how zampakuto are made) to some degree 2 is still better than 1. Still, the shinigami seem to be limited to one zampakuto each. So if what the quincy are stealing is the spirit within the zampakuto then it would make sense that the medals they use are, well, essentially zampakuto as they are doing the exact same thing as normal shinigami swords do, hold zampakuto spirits. So if the medals are in principle zampakuto then wouldn't a quincy have the same limitation in regards to zampakuto possession as shinigami? If that is the case then a quincy potentially could not even give his badge to another as the badge being a zampakuto has the implication that it is bonded to the quincy who uses it. Perhaps a medallion can steal a bankai from another medallion though.
Last edited by Schabrak; February 19, 2013 at 04:12 PM.