Ichigo Kurosaki never asked for the ability to see ghosts - he was born with the gift. When his family is attacked by a Hollow - a malevolent lost soul - Ichigo becomes a Soul Reaper, dedicating his life to protecting the innocent and helping the tortured spirits themselves find peace. Find out why Tite Kubo's Bleach has become an international manga smash-hit! Ichigo and his friends have returned home from the battle in the Seireitei, but everything is far from back to normal. Ichigo's inner Hollow is getting more powerful and can't wait to devour him, and having to deal with the sinister new transfer student isn't helping matters. Plus, a deadly new enemy is poised to attack Karakura Town!