With reports of powerful intruders defeating a number of assistant captains, the inner sanctum of the Soul Society - the Seireitei, the home of the Soul Reapers - is put on a state of high alert. Matters are further compounded by the mysterious death of a prominent captain. Is his death a cover-up to prevent a valuable secret from being exposed?
Meanwhile, Ichigo confronts Kenpachi Zaraki, captain of the 11th company, and by far the most brutal fighter in the Seireitei!
- Chapter 99 - Dead Black War Cloud
- Chapter 100 - Flower on the Precipice
- Chapter 101 - Split Under the Red Stalk
- Chapter 102 - Nobody Beats
- Chapter 103 - Dominion
- Chapter 104 - The Undead
- Chapter 105 - Spring, Spring, Meets the Tiger
- Chapter 106 - Cause to Confront
- Chapter 107 - Heat in Trust
- Chapter 108 - a wonderful error