Bleach - Season 4 Episodes
Bleach - Season 4
The fourth season of the Bleach anime series is named The Bount arc. The episodes are directed by Noriyuki Abe and produced by TV Tokyo, Dentsu, and Studio Pierrot. This season, along with season five are fillers which are not direct adaptation of the Bleach manga by Tite Kubo; the plot focuses on the introduction of the Bount, a race of humans that consume human souls to extend their lives, and their conflicts with Ichigo Kurosaki and his allies. This season lasted twenty-eight episodes.
The season initially ran from January 17, 2006 to August 1, 2006 in Japan on TV Tokyo. The English adaptation of the season began airing on May 18, 2008 on the Adult Swim programming block, and the last episode of the season aired on December 6, 2008. Seven DVD compilations, each containing four episodes of the season, were released by Aniplex between May 24, 2006 to December 20, 2006. Viz Media released the season on seventeen DVDs from May 12, 2009 to November 17, 2009. Each of them contain four episodes in both English and Japanese languages. Two DVD box sets collecting the entire season were released on November 3, 2009 and February 16, 2010. Manga Entertainment released the season in three DVDs for the United Kingdom from October 26, 2009 to June 7, 2010, while a box set was released on August 9, 2010.
“Earth-Shattering Event at 11th Squad! The Shinigami who Rises Again”
“Crashing force! Fried vs. Zangetsu”
“Unfading Grudge! The Shinigami Whom Kenpachi Killed”
“Shocking Revelations for the 13 Divisions! The Truth Buried in History”
“Yoshino's Decision of Death”
RinRin, Cloud, Nova are on their final game. Orihime, Ishida, Renji, Kon and Ichigo make there attempt to save Chad. It turns out that Urahara has been the one behind it all, but then they find out there new enemies they must beat.
“Assault From a Formidable Enemy! A Tiny Final Line of Defense?!”
“Hitsugaya Moves! The Attacked City”
Rukia and Ichigo continue to fight with the female Bounto, Yoshino, unitl a male Bounto, Ryou,shows up and takes her away. Ichigo, Rukia, Chad and Orihime then go to Ichigo's room to discuss the Bounto and what they know so far, which isn't alot. The next day at school; RinRin senses the presence of a Bounto and Ichigo and the others go after it.
“Ichigo vs. Dalk! Appearance of the Faded Darkness”
“Grey Shadow, the Secret of the Dolls”
“Dissension in the Substitute Team? Rukia's Betrayal”
“Deadly Battle of Tears! Rukia vs. Orihime”
“Rangiku Dances! Slice the Invisible Enemy!”
“Byakuya is Summoned! The Gotei 13 Start to Move!”
“Rematch?! Ishida vs. Nemu”
Mayuri shows some of the other captains the data he found on the Bount including data on a battle long ago between the Quincy and the Bount. Yoruichi tells Ichigo and the others about this information and they talk about it. While they are talking, Ganju shows up sensing Ichigo's depression about Jin. He and Renji then take Ichigo down to Urahara's underground training area to try and help Ichigo regain his confidence.
“Renji Abarai, Bankai of the Soul!”
“Shinigami and Quincy, the Reviving Power”
“Invasion of the Shinigami World, Again”
“Hitsugaya's Decision! The Clash Approaches”
“Byakuya Takes the Field! Dance of the Wind-Splitting Cherry Blossoms”
The battle between Koga and Ichigo continues. Kira comes in and aids Ichigo in his battle aganist Koga and Daruku. Kira takes on Daruku while Ichigo tries to finish off Koga but can't. Koga then rethinks something and leaves. Yoshi conitunes her battle with Rukia, Orihime and Claude, until Mabashi comes in and starts to attack. He attacks Yoshi, and she runs just leaving him aganist Rukia, Orihime and Claude. How will they win this battle?
“Ichigo・Byakuya・Kariya, The Battle of the Three Extremes!”
“Hitsugaya Strikes! Slice the Enemy in the Middle of the Forest”
Uryu is listening to the history of the Bounts at Yoshino's hideout when Koga, a Bount, attacks. Uryu and Yoshino battle Koga's Steel Doll Dalk, but Yoshino's flame Goethe is no match for the steel Dalk...
Ichigo, Rukia, Lirin, Noba, and Kurodo enter the Bount mansion and for the first time come face to face with Jin Kariya and the other Bounts...
Udagawa, who betrayed Jin Kariya, is brought down by former Squad 11 Soul Reaper Maki Ichinose. Then Ichinose turns his zanpakuto onto Ichigo...
Thanks to Yoruichi's surprise attack, Ichigo and his cohorts barely manage to escape Jin Kariya's mansion. Uryu and Yoshino have sustained serious injuries and are treated at Urahara's Shop...
Yoshino leaves the Urahara's Shop at the crack of dawn. Yoshino is aware of Jin Kariya's ambition and is determined to stop him at the risk of her life...
Yoshino's death brings forth a massive number of new Dolls known as Bitto for Kariya. Day breaks and Urahara casts a barrier around Urahara's Shop so that Ichigo and the others remain undetected by the Bounts...
Several days after Yoshino's death, Kariya's new dolls, the Bitto, begin attacking humans and accumulating souls. The Soul Society also has secretly dispatched a force to the World of the Living, but they are ineffective...
Renji's soul disappears after he is attacked by the Bitto. Ichigo, Rukia, Orihime, and Chad desperately search the town for Renji...
Rukia and Orihime are having a difficult time fighting Yoshi. They decide that Kurodo and Orihime will act as decoys to give Rukia time to unleash a powerful kido...
Squad 3 Lieutenant Izuru Kira, sent by the Soul Society, saves Ichigo and takes over the fight with Doll Dalk...
Rukia is possessed by Ritze and obeys Mabashi's orders to attack Orihime. Orihime tries desperately to use her Shunshunrikka powers, but Mabashi draws out Rukia's Soul Reaper powers...
Chad, Noba and Ururu confront the Bount Sawatari at a park. Just as the battle is about to begin, the Squad 10 Lieutenant, Rangiku Matsumoto, suddenly appear...
After a fierce battle, Noba is defeated by Baura's immense power. Ururu and Chad fight on while trying to protect the injured Noba...
Rukia, Chad, Orihime, Noba, and Kurodo return to Urahara's Shop. While getting medical treatment, they discuss how the Bounts are fighting with more power than ever...
Ichigo, Renji, Rukia, Chad, Orihime, and the others enter the cave of the Bounts. As they cautiously proceed, the eyes of the Doll Gesell suddenly appear...
Near the end of Gesell's labyrinth, the Doll Gesell reveals her true form to Ichigo and Renji. Ichigo stands ready with his zangetsu, but Renji steps forward and insists on taking her on solo...
When Jin Kariya reveals that the true mission of the Bounts is to destroy the Soul Society, Ichigo is shocked. Bounts are by-products of the Soul Society's soul experiments...