- 1 Yoruichi, Master of Speed, Dances!
Yoruichi escapes with Ichigo, but Byayka doesn't want that to happen. Meanwhile, the other two in the group, Orihime and Uuyru, befalls another story.
Air Date: 2005-07-26
- 2 The Despicable Shinigami
Orihime and Ishida find themselves against a captain who knows Ishida's race inside out! Are they in a pickle now?
Air Date: 2005-08-02
- 3 Ishida, Limits of Power!
In conclusion to the battle between a captian and a quincy, Ishida must unleash a power that threatens to lose all of his quincy powers!
Air Date: 2005-08-09
- 4 Overcome the Limits!
Ishida is down, but Ichigo and Zangetsu are fighting for Ichigo to unleash his Bankai!
Air Date: 2005-08-16
- 5 Authentic Records! School of Shinigami
There is flashback with Abarai Renji, Hinamori Momo, and Izuru Kira training for there first years as Shinigami. As the training ends for these three, the entire class is attacked by big hollow. It takes out two of the 6th year Shinigami trainiees and leaves Hisagi Syuuhei by himself. Renji, Momo, and Kira go to save him. They run until they are all four are pinned down, by a lot of huge hollows. As the hollow is about to strike Vice Captian Ichimaru Gin and Captain Aizen Sousuke save them.
Air Date: 2005-08-23
- 6 The Avengers
After Hinamori escapes the cell she was held at, she is headed towards 10th Division Captain - Hitsugaya Toushirou. It is then revealed that in the letter Aizen left her before he was found dead, he told her that the true intention behind the execution of Rukia is to get the power of the execution blade, which originally has the power of a million soul slayers, but during the execution itself the blade is as 10 times more powerful than the original state. In the letter it also says the name of the one behind the whole plot: 10th Division Captain - Hitsugaya Toushirou. Hitsugaya, who doesn't understand how could Aizen write such things about him, defends against Hinamori, and then goes after Ichimaru, who watched the whole thing. Meanwhile, Ichigo completes day one of his training and is getting prepared for the 2nd day.
Air Date: 2005-08-30
- 7 Hitsugaya Roars!
The battle between Hitsugaya and Ichimaru Gin begins. After a short sword battle, Hitsugaya releases his soul slayer, and charges at Ichimaru with full power. Ichimaru then fires his Soul Slayer, Shinsou, at Hitsugaya and then at Hinamori. Hitsugaya's vice-captain appears and saves Hinamori. She asks Ichimaru to stop fighting and he vanishes. Meanwhile, the captains, vice-captains and Rukia find out that Rukia's execution was moved again and will take place in 29 hours. Ichigo starts his 2nd day of training when Renji breaks into the training area and tells that Rukia's execution will be at noon tomorrow, and starts training to achieve Ban Kai himself. Rukia then remembers the day Kaien was killed.
Air Date: 2005-09-06
- 8 Rukia's Nightmare
Rukia remembers that painful night where she has to kill Vice Captain Shiba Kaien of the 13th division.
Air Date: 2005-09-13
- 9 The Awakening Lion
With the popularity of his show going down Don Kan'onji decides to reform the Karakura team. The first one he recruits is Kon. Then Ururu, Jinta and Yuzu end up joining them. After receiving some abuse from the others Kon runs away and ends up being captured by a Hollow.
Air Date: 2005-09-20
- 10 Morning of the Sentence
Zaraki Kenpachi, captain of the 11th squad, is running though the Soul Society with Orihime and Yachiru on his back. They come crashing through the ceiling of the prison cell that holds Ishida, Chad and Ganju and free them. After getting lost agian in the Soul Society, Zaraki runs into Captain Tousen and Captain Komamura and their vice capitains. Tousen asks Zaraki why he is helping the ryoka and instead of answering him, Zaraki challenges them to a fight. Meanwhile back in the cavern, Renji finishes his training and asks Yoruichi if Ichigo can achieve Ban Kai in time.
Air Date: 2005-09-27
- 11 Renji, Oath of the Soul! Death Match with Byakuya
Abarai Renji runs toward the site of Rukia execution hoping to save her. He is stopped by Kuchiki Byakuya, his captain and Rukia's brother. Byakuya refuses to let him pass and attacks. During the fight Renji releases his Ban-Kai; but can it be enough to defeat Byakuya?
Air Date: 2005-10-04
- 12 Ichimaru Gin's Temptation, Resolution of Destruction
Zaraki Kenpachi is still fighting with Tousen and Komamura. Tousen asks Komamura to step aside; he will fight Zaraki by himself. Tousen immediately initiates his Ban-Kai surrounding himself and Zaraki in a gianatic black sphere where only Tousen has use of his senses. Can Zaraki win this fight even though he cannot rely on his senses?
Air Date: 2005-10-04
- 13 An Accomplished Oath! Get Back Rukia!
The excution of Kuchiki Rukia is starting to happen. As other captains are preparing to for the excution and Ichigo is still in his Ban-Kai training; Will Rukia be saved?
Air Date: 2005-10-18
- 14 The Strongest Shinigami! Ultimate Confrontation Between Teacher and Student
While fighting with Ichigo, Captain Kuchiki Byakuya asks him why he wants to save Rukia. Ichigo responses by asking Byakuya why he doesn't want to save her. Later, after running away from the execution area, Ukitake Jyuushiro, 13th division captain, and Kyouraku Shinsui, 8th division captain, prepare to face off against the Commander of the Gotei 13, Yamamoto Genryuusai. Upset because the others have turned against him, Yamamoto releases his Soul Slayer and begins his attack.
Air Date: 2005-10-25
- 15 Supersonic Battle! Determine the Goddess of Chivalry
Yoruichi fights with her former student, second division captain, Soi Fong.
Air Date: 2005-11-01
- 16 One Thousand Cherry Blossoms, Crushed! Zangetsu Thrusts Through the Sky
While they are still fighting Soi Fong asks Yoruichi how she is still so powerful. This invokes a flashback showing how Soi Fong and Yoruichi first met and became close friends. Then, in the flashback, Yoruichi disappeared without telling Soi Fong anything, leaving her feeling betrayed. Meanwhile, the battle between Ichigo and Captain Kuchiki Byakuya of the 6th division continues. While fighting, Ichigo uses a new technique with his soul slayer called: Getsuga Tenshou.
Air Date: 2005-11-08
- 17 Unseal! The Black Blade, the Miraculous Power
The fight between Ichigo and Kuchiki Byakuya continues.
Air Date: 2005-11-15
- 18 Conclusion of the Death Match! White Pride and Black Desire
The conclusion of the fight between Ichigo and Byakuya. Ichigo first appears to be at a disadvantage until his Hollow mask takes over and gives him the edge against Byakuya.
Air Date: 2005-11-22
- 19 Truth of Despair, the Dagger That Has Been Brandished
After finding everyone dead in the Central 46 Chambers, Hitsugaya realizes that all of the most recent orders have been fake. Then, later he finds out who is the real mastermind behind the recent events in the Soul Society.
Air Date: 2005-12-06
- 20 Aizen Stands Out! His Terrifying Ambition
Unohana Retsu, Captain of the 4th division, and her vice captain Kotetsu Isane tell the others in the Soul Society what they had just learned about Aizen. Upon hearing the message, Ichigo realizes that Aizen wants to kill Rukia. Can he save her?
Air Date: 2005-12-13
- 21 Congress Together! The Strongest Shinigami Organization
Aizen gets the Hougyoku out of Rukia. Can the soul society stop Aizen, Gin, and Tousen? Or will they make a clean get away?
Air Date: 2005-12-20
- 22 Rukia's Resolution, Ichigo's Feelings
After a recap of the Soul Society Arc, the aftermath of Aizen's departure is shown.
Air Date: 2006-01-10
- 23 Memories of an Eternally Living Clan
Yoshino tells Ishida of her past with Jin, the leader of the Bount. Meanwhile Yachiru identifies one of the Bount as Ichinose, a former member of the 11th division.
Air Date: 2006-03-28