Posted on 2 August 2006 with categories: Bleach



I just wrote a post about this one, only to click the window away due to lack of motivation, spaced-out-ness and that annoying popup of photobucket. In any case, the end is near. At least withing twenty episodes. Ishida was kindof good, while Strawberry was boring. And some other things, but I forgot.

[Update]I’ve decided to stop Blogging Bleach. When I started blogging it, I imagined that I needed some kind of show to bash, but in the end, I’m finding much more joy in blogging about the shows I like. Out of all the shows I’m currently blogging, Bleach is the only one which feels like a chore. I’ll still be watching the series, though I don’t have the motivation at all to keep blogging it. [/Update]

14 Responses

  1. Jhoy says:

    Do you have to call him Strawberry??

    Either which way. Just saw it, and I hated that Ishida broke up the fight. He finally changed and there was a good fight going and he stops it. I’ve been waiting for this and he cuts it short. How rude!

    I heard his reason for it and why he helped them go though the gate but I’m still irritated. If I could have hit him like Ichigo I would have. I don’t think he’s going to live until the end of this show. Which is a shame since I liked him when he first showed up.

  2. psgels says:

    Hmm, apparently, not many people can appreciate the joke. Ah well. I like the fact that this fight was short. At least in terms of Bleach. The creators really need to learn what a good fight is. (Hint: Ganju!)

  3. Rene says:

    OH MY! I finally found the THIRD PERSON on the net who think BLEACH SUCKS! Yes, i think so too, don’t worry. I thought everyone likes Bleach, and i seriously, i mean, seriously WONDER WHY. Hmm~

  4. Rene says:

    Oh, and i have to add, i always fell asleep watching the fights in Bleach. Yawn.

  5. psgels says:

    Yeah, I can’t imagine why this is one of the most popular series ever. The first season was hilarious, but after that, things went downhill fast.

  6. Hey, I love Bleach. It’s just that fillers often make Shonen shows unwatchable.

  7. retto556 says:

    yup me too finally found someone who hates bleach too ; the beginning was ok, but strawberry and big boobs girl(u noe hu) were gettin kinda irritating; fights are kinda boring, blood splashes out like frm a champagne bottle, fillers suck like hell .
    overall, bleach sucks :)

  8. Dejavooo says:

    I agree, i understand why it is so popular with its flashy looks, action, mystery but i could no continue watching it beyond episode 90 or so…it seemed more like a chore to me too, although in just keeping up with all the action that was no longer interesting to me.

    Anyway, keep on blogging other shows, your blogs are always interesting to read.

  9. yup says:

    I thought Bleach was kind of good up till the end of the soul society arc, episode 48 I think, but after that it was no good. The story line didn’t go anywhere for a long time and watching it just isn’t worthwhile since there are so many other anime series that much better.

  10. Tina says:

    -raises hand-

    I watched the first part of Bleach. Until it reached the Bountos. Please, don’t let any other anime go in that series. Turned me off. So. Bad. Buuuut, I have heard that the third part of Bleach is really good. After the Bountos part of course. xD

  11. John says:

    Youp, it’s true that the Bounto act was the most boring in all the bleach series.

    but check out the new episodes. If you saw the final fight of Grimmjaw and Ichigo, you’d start watching it again.
    Arrancar act is the best in the series.

  12. hii
    Yeah, I can’t imagine why this is one of the most popular series ever. The first season was hilarious, but after that, things went downhill fast.

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  13. theakseffect says:

    As soon as i found out fillers started (e.g.: the ‘bount’ arc), i stopped watching (yep for 2 seasons long). When i found out the fillers stopped & regular eps started airing, i started watching again.

    Works out great, u should try it.

    I taught myself this while watching Naruto (which has sucky fillers most of the time and if they don’t suck, they really lack story and/or don’t fit into the regular story).

    Conclusion: Bleach as well as Naruto (Shippuuden) (and others i’m sure) are great series, fillers EXCLUDED.

    No tnx 4 the free advice.

  14. TheFish says:

    I really like the series. For me I cannot really see the episodes over the aizen arc though. its pretty terrible. However I do like the new bleach anime openings that have been released.

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