By Myanimethoughts | Otaku Boy

Ichigo Kurosaki is human and a lot of other things. Here’s an explanation of the Bleach protagonist’s all forms.

Ichigo Kurosaki is the main protagonist of the “Bleach” franchise (Anime, Manga and OVA etc). He is a teenager who possessed the ability to see ghosts/soul. He would eventually receive the powers of a Soul Reaper from Rukia Kuchiki and become a Substitute Soul Reaper who fights to protect his common peoples and his loved ones from the evil forces that threaten them. Over the course of his battles and training, he learned to unleash the greater extent of his powers from the hollow that resides within his soul, Zangetsu, allowing him to manifest his mask and Hollowfied form also he recently learn about Quincy powers dormant in his body by long time.

Human Form

ichigo human form

Despite being the most basic form of Ichigo Kurosaki, he still possesses physical, mental, and paranormal powers beyond those of a normal human. 

Ichigo not only has a sharp mind, but has  trained in martial arts since childhood, making him an expert in hand-to-hand combat. He is also known for his exceptional strength, speed, endurance and agility. 

Even before he acquired supernatural powers, he was endowed with spiritual consciousness, sensed the presence of otherworldly beings, saw them and communicated with them. 

Soul Reaper/ Shinigami Form

Soul Reaper/ Shinigami Form

Ichigo’s Shinigami form is the second character to appear in the anime. The Shinigami are the guardians of the soul, powerful “balancers”; invisible to those  of the living world. 

As a Shinigami, Ichigo’s powers become even more powerful: his spiritual awareness and sensory abilities reach a deeper level, and his physical strength and fighting skills are further enhanced.  

It is currently believed that his powers were temporarily borrowed from Rukia’s sword, but later he is able to unleash his true potential from Shinigami. 

 Bankai Form

Bankai Form

With Yoruichi’s help, Ichigo manifests his powerful Bankai form. Not only are his powers enhanced, but his clothing and sword also change: his shinigami robes are replaced with black and red shihakusho, and his huge shikai sword transforms into a solid black blade. Apparently, Ichigo’s Bankai form is an entirely different level of speed, strength, agility, and power. 

Hollow Form

Hollow Form

Ichigo has always had hollow powers  dormant within his body. When it looked like he was about to lose the fight against Byakuya, his inner hollow emerged and took over Ichigo’s mind and body, replacing his face with a hollow mask and using his new enhanced powers to take advantage of Byakura and his full power rescue. Senbonzakura Kageyoshi. 

Hollow Form Ichigo is a powerful hybrid of his Hollow and Shinigami forms, but  can only access them for a limited  time. 

Final Getsuga Tensho Form

Final Getsuga Tensho Form

Getsuga Tensho is a powerful fighting technique that grants Ichigo the ability to fight with great power and allows him to deal massive damage.Ichigo can make apply to use the Getsuga Tensho when make a perfect fusion with Zangetsu, and this method can involve punching or slamming  the ground to cause damage and mayhem. 

This is another form that changes Ichigo’s appearance and powers. But this secret technique could have serious consequences, possibly destroying Ichigo’s spiritual power and ending his life as a shinigami. 

Fullbring Form

Fullbring Form

Ichigo’s defeat by Aizen comes at a high price: he loses all his powers and abilities. He discovers  he can gain a new power that only humans possess and  begins training with Kugo Ginjoi. Ichigo’s new Fullbring power resembles his Hollow powers more than his Soul Reaper/ Shinigami powers. 

Ichigo’s speed, agility, and strength are  again increased, and he is clad in  bone armor and wields a short, shiny sword.

Soul-Forged Shinigami

Soul-Forged Shinigami

After losing his Shinigami powers, Ichigo reverted to  his former life as a normal human, but that all changed when he was given another chance to become a Shinigami. 

A special sword was forged for Ichigo this time, made from the reiatsu of all Soul Society members. When it was finally forged, Rukia stabbed Ichigo with her sword and Ichigo became a Shinigami again with  mixed  Shinigami, Hollow, and Fullbring powers. 

Fully Awakened Shinigami Rebuild

Fully Awakened Shinigami Rebuild

Ichigo’s Bankai was destroyed during his battle against Haschwaith. He travels to the royal realm where Swordmaster Oetsu Nimaiya tells Ichigo  how to communicate with Zangetsu.Ichigo is given two black Zangetsu, one long and hollow and the other short and solid. By accepting his various abilities and forms, Ichigo is able to perform Getsuga Juujishou, a deadly new power. 

Ichigo Final Form

Final Pure Ichigo Pure From

During the  Blood War of Quincy, Ichigo battles Yhwach,  Emperor  Wandenreich and  usurper of the Soul King’s power. Ichigo’s original Shikai reveals himself and  impales Yhwach and destroys him with the Getsuga Tensho.

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  • 26 February 2023

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