Posted by psgels on 26 July 2006 with categories: Bleach



This episode was very funny. Ganju is in his store, wondering where Hana went. He then runs into a random magazine, and gets excited by a “certain” picture inside of it. His manager sees this, and suddenly begins to get sad when he learns Ganju’s true tastes. Afterwards, he runs away crying. Just what have the two of them been doing. ^^;

Oh… wait… that wasn’t the episode? It was just the Shinigami Illustrated Picture Book? Ah.

In any case, Renji’s able to beat Mister Four-Eyes but gets buried under rubble afterwards when the entire cave collaps. Strawberry is the only one remaining as he heads for Mr Smarty Pants. Gorilla dude meanwhile summons a gate towards another dimension while Mr Smarty Pants and Strawberry have a little fight. Of course, Mr Smarty Pants totally pwns Strawberry, as the latter has yet to go into bankai-mode. Ishida, meanwhile, gets his powers back. Woohoo. I am so looking forward to the next episode. *coughcough*

I realized that the more Bleach draws to the end of the Bounto-arc, the more boring the episodes get. Though I never realized that they’d be this boring. Just let those Bounto hurry and kill the 12th squad captain in order to get their revenge done.

4 Responses

  1. Jhoy says:

    First I was going to ask you who was this strawberry person, then I realized that you ment Ichigo. Ahm… strawberries are red dude. His hair is orange. If your strawberries are orange, you either shouldn’t be eating them or they aren’t strawberries.

    Next, I don’t think that the two guys were doing anything together, and that the store manager just liked hime and hoped that he might like him.

    Maybe I just expects highs and lows like in any show, so the “boring” parts, as you put it, doesn’t really bug me. I don’t consider this that boaring anyway. It’s just the story moving along. The whole thing can’t be littered with fireworks.

    I am looking forward to Ishida getting his power back too. It would be sad to have to the last Quincy go though life not having any powers.

  2. psgels psgels says:

    Strawberry indeed was meant as a pun. Not because of Ichigo’s hair, but the fact that Ichigo can have two meanings in japanese: brave (or something in that direction) warrior (which I think is what the creators had in mind when they gave him the name). The second meaning is strawberry, which I like much more myself.

    It’s indeed okay to like the current arc, though I’m totally bored with it. I need some strategy in the battles. I need some characters who are bickering with each other.

  3. Jhoy says:

    Bickering? Like he did with the girl at the start of the show? *grin*

    Understandable.

    So that is what his name means. But how does it go from brave/warrior to strawberry?

    I heard that we are in the last twenty or so eps of the show, and if takes as long as the last them they went to the Soul Socity, we will bearly see him back home in school before it ends.

    And what is this I read about getting rid of the 12th squad captin? Is that the funny guy that changed his body and is in charge of the technical department or whatever it’s called?

    I would ask if you read that in the manga, or if it’s just your thinking, but I think I will just watch and see if you are right first. *grin*

  4. psgels psgels says:

    Oh, sorry, you misunderstood me. It’s not the last twenty episodes of the show, it’s the last twenty episodes of the bounto-arc. After all, the captains are the only ones who still have to fight the bounto until Ichigo and Ishida face off in the final battle.

    That would indeed be the 12th squad-captain. Technically, he is responsible for the things that happened, as it was the science-division (or however it’s called) who brought life to the Bounto.

    Oh, and I haven’t read the manga, so I have no idea what’ll be happening next.

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  • WyattX
    (Wednesday, Nov 26. 2014 09:27 AM)
    What is it with light comedies trying to turn melodramatic as the series gets stretched out? What if we did the reverse? Let’s say theoretically that it happened to Tsubasa Chronicle. It would start out melodramatic as usual, then devolve into a simple, light slapstick comedy and forget about the story. People would lose their minds.
  • Emma
    (Wednesday, Nov 26. 2014 07:44 AM)
    Here I take a second look at time of eve/eve no jiken: http://emma-hime.deviantart.com/art/Review-Time-of-eve-496663893
  • Emma
    (Wednesday, Nov 26. 2014 03:06 AM)
    I’m not sure whether to watch the sequel or not.
  • Emma
    (Wednesday, Nov 26. 2014 03:04 AM)
    @Aidan: I try to avoid watching films where I can.
    Although you’ve got me to look back on my own review of guardians of the galaxy, the words I use in it don’t reflect the 4 out of 5 I gave it .
  • AidanAK47
    (Wednesday, Nov 26. 2014 03:04 AM)
    Started to notice pretty big plot holes too. like Gamora went to open the door to baddys chamber. But after opening it she shoots a hole in the roof and jumps straight into the bad guys chamber. So if you can get in that way then why did you send the others in a roundabout route instead of just blowing up the roof and getting there that way?
  • AidanAK47
    (Wednesday, Nov 26. 2014 02:49 AM)
    The comedy tends to only work once and it’s pretty weak. Like the “You are making me kick grass!” line. It’s not particularly funny, only random. The villain is just bland as hell. The characters are charming but not particularly deep.
    It’s a decent popcorn flick. But I am actually having second thoughts on getting it on DVD.
  • AidanAK47
    (Wednesday, Nov 26. 2014 02:46 AM)
    Hmm…Guardians of the galaxy wasn’t quite as good on a re-watch. First time it was pretty good. Now though it’s just…good. The film is just too damn long and like most marvel films…just mindless fun. That isn’t really bad, I mean there’s nothing wrong with fun. But when people are claiming this was one of the best superhero movies ever..yeah not so much.
  • Emma
    (Wednesday, Nov 26. 2014 12:52 AM)
    And on law in general, the age of responsibility thing feels far too simple when people mature at different rates, others are more mature at different ages/know what they are doing, while others are just born bad people.
  • Emma
    (Wednesday, Nov 26. 2014 12:49 AM)
    @K-off: That will not stop me supporting armed police force though and feeling the Irish mainstream police force should be also armed with guns.
  • Emma
    (Wednesday, Nov 26. 2014 12:46 AM)
    @K-off: There was a case where a 12 year old with a toy gun got shot I hear and another where a samurai champloo cosplayer got shot. Unfortunately difficult to prosecute the police for this kind of thing. Too many trigger finger cops, too many with a racist agenda.

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