Bleach is another masterpiece amongst the Japanese Mangas by Tite Kubo which was later directed by Noriyuki Abe as an Anime series that was produced by none other than Studio Pierrot. The first episode was released in October 2004 and the series ended in March of 2012 and during that time span 366 episodes were released in total.
Bleach portrays the story a young 15-year-old boy Ichigo Kurosaki who lives in the town of Karakura. Ichigo Kurosaki is not like any other boy in town he possesses the power of a Soul Reaper and when another Soul reaper Rukia Kuchiki at the school cannot fulfill her duties because of the fight against the powerful entity called Hollow, Ichigo Kurosaki decides to help her out by performing her tasks which includes saving humans from the dark souls and eliminating the hollows.
As the story moves forward Rukia is found guilty of a very high crime of transgression and wrongfully sentenced to death Ichigo finds out that nothing is as simple as it appears to be and a conspiracy is inaction by a very high ranking soul reaper who wants Rukio to face those charges of death. But Ichigo wouldn’t let that happen to her fellow soul reaper and teams up with Uryu Ishida and Orihime Inoue in his journey to take down those corrupted soul reapers and fight against the hollows.
But Like all the anime series you would find a lot of filler episodes but does it mean you should totally skip them? well, that depends entirely on your taste many anime lovers want to know more about the characters of the Original Manga that’s where the bleach fillers come in, and in order to fill up the gaps in between the original Manga and Anime series these fillers are released and mostly define the personality of different characters of the story.
Most of the other anime series probably just contain two categories of episodes one being the original Manga episodes called the canon episodes while the others are called the filler episodes but bleach can be divided into 4 categories of episodes depending on their attribute. These 4 categories are the Normal or Canon episodes, the other one is expansion episodes, the filler episodes, and the last category are the Omake episodes.
Normal or Canon episodes are purely adapted from the original manga storyline.
The expansion episodes are a bit pure but with the whole touch of the expanded story which just develops the background for the characters.
Filler episodes are completely original to the Anime series with a very small to no contribution to the storyline.
Omake episodes are the standalone episodes not related to any of the categories that started from 2004 to 2005.
We have compiled for you a full list of all the episodes with complete description so it is upto you what you want to do with your time stick to original Manga storyline or stray a little bit around it to get more in depth personality overlook of the characters. Whichever path you take we have got your back with the list down below.