In only a few months, Bleach can be again in motion, and meaning all eyes are on the sequence without delay. Fans new and previous are catching up on Ichigo’s journey by means of the Soul Society to verify they’re learn for his anime comeback. Of course, the sequence’ resurgence means new questions are making their means by means of the fandom, and creator Tite Kubo simply put one about Captain Hitsugaya to relaxation.

The tackle got here courtesy of Kubo’s personal weblog as he solutions questions there for followers pretty usually. During a latest Q&A, one fan requested about Captain Hitsugaya and the way he was promoted to the highest of his squad as soon as its earlier captain left. After all, Matsumoto was Vice Captain at the moment and much older than Toshiro, however Kubo says seniority has little to do with promotions throughout the Gotei 13.

“[It’s] because Hitsugaya was more suited for the position of Captain and also because he had already achieved Bankai. By the way, by the time Hitsugaya had joined the Gotei 13, he had already achieved Bankai,” the creator shared.

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When it involves rank within the Soul Society, issues come all the way down to energy. The strongest are given a mantle to guide others, and whereas Matsumoto is robust, she does not have the identical uncooked power Captain Hitsugaya carries. His maturity and straight character made him the right option to succeed Isshin when he left the Gotei 13 for Earth. And after seeing all of the paperwork captains should do, Matsumoto would not have needed the gig anyhow.


Soon, followers will get to see extra of Hitsugaya and his icy Zanpakuto when Bleach returns. The anime comeback will adapt the Thousand-Year Blood War arc in the end, and the story introduces a brand new stage to the captain’s Bankai. So when you just like the chibi Soul Reaper, you will not need to miss his anime return!

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