WE DO knot ALWAYS LOVE YOU Part 12 full translation
6th Division Barracks - Lieutenant’s room.
After they finished submitting their documents to the Higher Order Spirit Rank Administration Bureau earlier than expected, they had quite some time left until the Noble Assembly reception counter was opened which they had to visit next, Renji who was accompanied by Rukia, came to pack things up at his private quarters.
“You haven’t tidied up at all!?”
As soon as she opened the (fusuma) sliding screen, Rukia was dumbfounded by the disastrous scene before her.
Surrounding the futon that was laid out at the centre of the room, clothes, books, a soccer ball to muscle training goods, every possible item was scattered about in utter chaos.
“It’s because I was occupied one way or another It couldn’t be helped you know!? There’s a box over there, so you can gradually pack everything in however you want”
“It’s okay to do it however we want? But shouldn’t we consider sorting it out……”
“Nah, right now speed is essential! We’ll sort everything out at our new home!”
Whilst wondering whether or not that would be the reality, Rukia began packing things up off of the floor and into the box.
Officially seated members who are 9th seat or above, are given private rooms within the squad barracks. Most people go to sleep and wake up there, however people wishing to live outside the squad barracks are given a class of housing appropriate to their station. No more than one room of a housing complex is rented out to those up to 3rd seat, but when it comes to captains and vice captains, they are provided with detached housing large enough to be called ‘mansions’.
Until now, Renji was living at the squad barracks, Rukia at the Kuchiki mansion, after the establishment of their marriage they will both utilise that system and move into a mansion together built in the central first sector.
“This looks okay! I’ll tidy up bit by bit later myself. Thanks, Rukia!”
“This is……enough? ……alright”
To Rukia, the place still seemed like it was cluttered, but she convinced herself it’s good enough if the person himself says it’s okay.
“There’s still a little time. Drink some tea or……”
Who has had the worst hair disasters in Bleach? We saw what shit went down with Shinji, but who else has fucked up? Did Byakuya ever get dreadlocks? The people GOTTA KNOW, FAM. ILY -sexintheseireitei
now you know that Byakuya got them delicate tolkein inspired elven braids so he can be all tall and ethereal and #betterthanyou. just holy shit think of his long, shiny black hair with all those intricate braids
Renji’s hair is honestly a fucking wreck when he takes it down. he’ll go days without brushing it so that it gets hella mated. his hair annoys him, but he can’t cut it. he had to when the eleventh had a lice outbreak and that was the worst three months of his life (he was as bald as Ikkaku, who was the only one lice free)
Yumichika goes to insane lengths for his hair, for good reason. he has unmanageable frizz but god bless those contraband keratin treatments he gets his hands on
Mashiro once dyed Kensei’s hair green, you can imagine how that went.
you haven’t the slightest fucking idea how long it takes Toshiro to style his hair (and you never will, he would sooner hand his division over to Rangiku than show you)
Guys, this is the last time I’m ever gonna address anything regarding bleach. I hope everyone respects that, especially the people who are gonna go anon and bash me for posting this after everything.
The last chapters of bleach were pure disappointment not because my two main ships didn’t work out the way I wanted it to but I couldn’t really make any sense of it. I’m sorry as a manga, bleach really lost its pace. I spent 10 years with this manga and I was here to see till the end. I invested a lot of time and energy into this fandom and everything. I really expected better from Kubo.
I’m really happy for princess. She finally has a loving family and a child. I’m glad that she’s with Ichigo. If IchiHime was meant to be from the start then why so much emphasis on IchiRuki. He could have given Orihime so much character development. So much more but no he made it seem as if she only existed for Ichigo. I actually believed that Kubo was one of those writers that would actually make IshiHime canon.
IshiHime was a ship that could have portrayed the fact that, you don’t always find love in the places you look for but sometimes you find it in the most unexpected places, from a person that loved you from the start even though you never loved them back.
This is coming from my personal experiance entirely I’ve liked this guy for 5 years and IshiHime really gave me hope that one day I will find someone that will love me as much as I love them.
Orihime was a very decent and humble character. I loved her and enjoyed her warm and caring nature but she could have been such a badass as an individual. She was never mean or a bitch to anyone ever and neither was Rukia (please do note that) I dont understand why would he put Ichigo and Rukia together panel after panel with all his shippy gear on. Orihime had more better interactions with Chad and Uryu than she ever had with Ichigo. If Kubo had sold her and Ichigo as black sun and white sun from the start, man I would have shipped the shit out of it.
Third: I hated how Kubo made Chad and Uryuu something that they never wanted to be.
Uryu hated his dad most his life. He never wanted to follow his dads footsteps, which is why the song numb by linkin park reminded me of him so much. He had been misunderstood by most of his friends and even the readers in the first chapters but that cunty, snooty boy came to understand that friendship is one of the most strongest bond to exist. This arc should have been about him and Ichigo abd their past and origins. Ichigo, who kept getting his bankai broken over and over again. Why couldn’t they just tag team the two of them for the last time? Uryu didn’t have a mother, his father treated him as a low life runt. Even Isshin tried. He did try to understand Ichigo not with the best method to do so but he still tried where as Uryu’s father didn’t. I think Orihime and Uryu really deserved each other. In an alternate ending I could have imagined him to be a world class designer and Orihime by his side doing whatever makes her happy perhaps a very nice cafe with interesting serving, where the customers only came to eat and would be disappointed by the food but melt and forget the bad taste the food left on their mouth as soon as Orihime would flash her beautiful smile at them (Sigh).
Chad promised he’d never hurt anyone with his fists but help others lol. Really? a boxer? I hated this THE MOST. Chad really deserved better, even though he looked hot as fuck in the panels where he was shown. I think he should have owned a record store or made good mexican music or he could have been the doctor or worked at Kurosaki clinic or something, anything other than being a boxer would have suited him more.
Fourth: Why didn’t Kubo show or complete the states that the other characters were in. I really hoped they would show some Jinta/Yuzu or something regarding Urahara and Yoruichi who helped Ichigo achieve bankai and trained him so he could be strong and protect his friends. Is Isshin Kurosaki dead? because that would just be sad. I could imagine him to be a great grandparent to Kazui. Kubo really should have at least mentioned this much but he didn’t. I could go on and on about how bad the chapter was but I’m gonna stop now and start pouring my shipper heart out.
Last and the most important topic I wanted to address is my otp, IchiRuki.
I’m sorry to all the IchiRuki shippers that got their hearts and hoped shattered into a million pieces after 686. I feel betrayed and angry as well but let’s not be pricks and be the bigger person. I’m gonna make a request to all IchiHime shippers. Firstly, congrats guys, princess finally ended up with the man of her dreams as an IchiRuki shipper I never hated on her or said anything mean about her. I’m glad that she’s happy even though it’s not boy I wanted her to end up with but despite everything, I am genuinely happy for her.
Second, I would be really happy if some of you weren’t not so hostile to IchiRuki shippers, please understand that a lot of people found peace in this ship and now they are a mess. Be humble comfort us, Orihime would never been like “yeah bitch I got the dude” instead she would tried and comfort us IchiRuki shippers, she would’ve started crying for an hour, binged on so much ice cream that she would get a tummy ache and fall asleep.
The picture above is the picture of the last IchiRuki coloured page I had made. I was so proud of this and now every time I open my notebook. I feel sad, beyond words. Ichigo and Rukia were the definition of soulmates. I wanted them to be together so bad. I can’t really express it in words about how I feel. I don’t remember a single day where I did not visit the IchiRuki tag. I’m disappointed a lot. So much build up for nothing. Kubo seemed like he threw the idea of IR down the window so suddenly, that I can’t even cope with it. I’d rather have dead characters than an ass pull ending like this. It’s so shitty and rushed. I feel like crying. I invested so much I don’t know what to do with all these beautiful colored pages I had made for this amazing ship. I’m devastated. Laugh at me all you want but I am so depressed with the ending. From the beginning I could see the chemistry and the electricity that Rukia and Ichigo gave off when they interacted. The SS arc, which is my most favorite arc was the biggest pillar that IchiRuki has something more than friendship. A bond of love and trust and what not lol I guess I’m a little delusional. Let’s take moment to honor this beautiful ship one more time and move on. Thank you every good anon, some great blogs like @peachtiger, @icchiruki, @50shadesofichigo, @daethberry, @ishihime-4-ever and so many more. Thank you, I respect and love each one of you. Stay strong, this bond will always be unbreakable but still life goes on and we all have to move on.
Kubo really fucked up and the worst part is they plan to make a live action movie which I doubt will sell shit. I would never pay a dime to just watch actors waste their time by portraying incomplete roles lol.
Anyways I’m done. Thank you everyone, the Bleach, Ginran, IshiHime and Ichiruki fandom I love each and every one of you. It’s been a roller coaster of emotions and heartache and its time to move on. I’ll still follow all the blogs that I followed for IchiRuki and IshiHime. Have a nice life bleach fandom for as you lost one hardcore dedicated reader.
Thank you and Au Revoir.
Side note: I am extremely addled at the moment as I write this post. So sorry in advance if I managed to piss any of you off.
Oh and dont you dare and try to steal that great art. Thanks in advance. Much love. xoxo 💙
Ever played D&D RPGs? There's an alignment system for characters that's basically a giude for each char's morals and ethics, and I think I remember you using the term Chaotic Evil once? So I just wanted to hear yuor take on some of the Bleach chars on the alignment chart, thanks!
FKSGHFSDGH YASSS ANON, WHAT A GREAT ASK
I have played D&D, yes! For those who don’t know what the alignment system is, the anon summed it up pretty succinctly. There are 9 alignments total, with two spectrums ranging from Lawful to Chaotic and Evil to Good.
I made a chart with a few examples for kicks, and added the rest below the cut. In the more detailed list, I include different versions for characters who went through an alignment shift. Either way, most characters won’t fit an alignment perfectly, so I went with what I think is their most dominant one and included their tendencies as well.
You’re probably not going to agree with some of those, but where would be the fun in that anyway? ;) Feel free to offer suggestions/corrections!
Kubo already gave the bankai one weakness: it has a range. Askin escapes getting his arm restructured (or did he? who knows if Kisuke had time to do anything?) by jumping back and his wound is immediately sutured. Kisuke himself then confirms the ability is spatially limited.
Now, we know that the souls of the Quincy who have been bestowed a Schrift will return to Yhwach after the owner’s death. Askin is most likely dead. So what if Kisuke did have time to restructure his soul in some way?