Ichigo could always see ghosts, but when a Soul Reaper transfers her powers to him he find his calling: to protect the living and the dead from evil.
S01:E01 - Bleach 1
Ichigo Kurosaki has the ability to see ghosts; Rukia Kuchiki enters his life and changes it forever.
S01:E02 - Bleach 2
Ichigo runs into Rukia at school, where she's posing as a transfer student. Now that he's got most of her powers, she wants him to take over her Soul Reaper duties...
S01:E03 - Bleach 3
Orihime's brother, whose soul became a Hollow, wants her soul for his own.
S01:E04 - Bleach 4
Chad brings a cursed bird to school that holds the soul of a young boy.
S01:E05 - Bleach 5
Rukia and Chad struggle to battle Shrieker; Ichigo races to get Karin home.
S01:E06 - Bleach 6
Rukia needs Soul Reaper supplies; Ichigo runs amok.
S01:E07 - Bleach 7
Ichigo and Rukia search for Ichigo's body; Rukia receives word of a Hollow sighting.
S01:E08 - Bleach 8
The anniversary of the death of Ichigo's mother approaches.
S01:E09 - Bleach 9
Ichigo faces the Grand Fisher, who Ichigo recalls as the same girl he saw when his mother died.
S01:E10 - Bleach 10
An actual demi-Hollow is being summoned for a live recording of Spirit Hunter.
S01:E11 - Bleach 11
Rumors spread about Ichigo and Rukia when they keep disappearing from school.
S01:E12 - Bleach 12
To prove how useless Soul Reapers are, Uryu draws Hollows to their town.
S01:E13 - Bleach 13
A Hollow visits Orihime at school and turns her classmates against her; Orihime discovers powers.
S01:E14 - Bleach 14
Ichigo finds out that Uryu is a Quincy.
S01:E15 - Bleach 15
Rukia worries that news of Ichigo's battle with Menos Grande will attract attention.
S01:E16 - Bleach 16
Rukia is discovered by two Soul Reapers.
S01:E17 - Bleach 17
Renji proves too weak to defeat Ichigo.
S01:E18 - Bleach 18
Ichigo prepares to train over summer vacation.
S01:E19 - Bleach 19
Rukia learns that she will be taken to the Central Execution Grounds to face her punishment.
S01:E20 - Bleach 20
Ichigo completes lesson three of Urahara's training.