Bleach Watch Order and Filler List

Bleach was one of the Shonen Big 3 anime in the 2000s, alongside Naruto and One Piece.

1. Bleach (2004-2012)

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Rating: 4 out of 5.

Bleach series kicked off in the mid-2000s, and back then, it was running weekly like a soap opera. It followed the trend of other shounen anime of its time, like One Piece and Naruto, which aired hundreds of episodes without any seasonal breaks.

The following is the list of story arc with manga chapter numbers and anime episodes:

ArcManga ChapterAnime Episode
Agent of the Shinigami1-701-21
Soul Society: The Sneak Entry71-11721-41
Soul Society: The Rescue118-18342-63
The BountFiller64-91
Bount Assault on Soul SocietyFiller92-109
Arrancar: The Arrival184-229110-131
Arrancar: The Hueco Mundo Sneak Entry230-251132-151
Arrancar: The Fierce Fight252-286152-167
The New Captain Shūsuke AmagaiFiller168-189
Arrancar vs. Shinigami287-302190-205
The Past303-315206-212
Arrancar: Decisive Battle of Karakura316-340213-229
Zanpakutō Unknown TalesFiller230-265
Arrancar: Downfall Arc341-423266-317
Gotei 13 Invading ArmyFiller317-342
The Lost Substitute Shinigami424-479343-366

2. Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War Arc (2022)

Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War Arc (2022)

Rating: 4 out of 5.
TitleBLEACH: Sennen Kessen-hen
AiredFall 2022

Bleach anime series came to a halt in 2012 because it was waiting for the continuation of the manga, which was entering its final arc. Tite Kubo’s health was also a concern at the time, leading to frequent manga hiatuses.

Finally, this shounen anime returned to adapt the concluding story. It was produced with modern-day anime visuals and broadcasting standards.

3. Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War – The Separation (2023)

Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War – The Separation (2023)

Rating: 4 out of 5.
TitleBLEACH: Sennen Kessen-hen – Ketsubetsu-tan
AiredSummer 2023

Picking up where it left off, the story now focuses on the invasion of the Sternritter into the Soul Society in the Thousand-Year Blood War arc.

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