Bleach is undoubtedly one of the greatest anime ever made. It stands amongst the top five shonen anime such as Naruto, One Piece, etc. However, with over 350 episodes, and four movies, things might get confusing to some viewers but fret not because we’re here to do the heavy lifting for you. 

Suppose you ever feel like watching Bleach but are too scared because there are too many episodes, and don’t have enough time on hand. In that case, we’re going to filter out all the episodes so that what you’ll get as a result is a chronological experience watching the anime adaptation of Bleach.

So relax and take a seat while we list down the perfect watch order for Bleach. You don’t have to do anything because the article is designed to remove 90% of the filler material so that you can watch the anime without wasting your time on fillers.

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How long will it take to watch Bleach?

Bleach is a long anime that moves back and forth with stories. However, you can skip right to the main story with our filler guide. The anime is based on the protagonist – Ichigo Kurosaki, who receives the powers of Soul Reaper from Rukia Kuchiki and takes a journey that will change his life. The original manga has many characters and side characters unrelated to the main story. However, the directors included the side characters in the anime adaptation to keep the anime going for years. Though the anime was abruptly ended in 2012, fans never get to see the real ending to the show. 

However, the anime is making a comeback in October 2022 with its last arc- Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War. If we combine everything that Bleach has produced so far, it can take months to watch every episode of the series entirely. 

However, you don’t have to bother because our guide will give you the perfect episodes to watch, and you can complete the entire Beach chronology in less than ten weeks. Now that we got the elephant out of the room let’s see what is the correct order to watch Bleach?

How and where to watch Bleach?

Since Kissanime and other anime sites have been banned from piracy, there aren’t free alternatives left for viewers. However, here is a list of free anime streaming websites that you can use to watch free anime. But before we list down the list of filler episodes and things you can avoid moving the process faster, you must be wondering where you can watch Bleach. 

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Please note that some of these sites might be banned right now or not working correctly. In that case, please try other websites on the same list, and if none of them is working, try using Crunchyroll, Netflix, or other legal streaming platforms to watch and stream Bleach on your devices. 

Bleach filler episodes list

Now to understand how filler episodes work, we have to know what is the difference between Canon and filler. A canon episode is something that is adapted as it is from the original manga. Whereas filler episodes contain content that is neither available in manga and may not be approved by the author. However, sometimes, the storyboards mix canon episodes with filler and wise versa. Here is a quick look at Bleach canon, filler, and mixed episodes, followed by the correct watch order. 

Episode Number Episode Title Type
1 The Day I Became a Shinigami Manga Canon
2 The Shinigami’s Work Manga Canon
3 The Older Brother’s Wish, the Younger Sister’s Wish Manga Canon
4 Cursed Parakeet Manga Canon
5 Beat the Invisible Enemy! Manga Canon
6 Fight to the Death! Ichigo vs. Ichigo Manga Canon
7 Greetings from a Stuffed Lion Manga Canon
8 June 17, Memories in the Rain Mixed Canon/Filler
9 Unbeatable Enemy Manga Canon
10 Assault on Trip at Sacred Ground! Manga Canon
11 The Legendary Quincy Manga Canon
12 A Gentle Right Arm Manga Canon
13 Flower and Hollow Manga Canon
14 Back to Back, a Fight to the Death! Manga Canon
15 Kon’s Great Plan Manga Canon
16 Encounter, Renji Abarai! Manga Canon
17 Ichigo Dies! Manga Canon
18 Reclaim! The Power of the Shinigami! Manga Canon
19 Ichigo Becomes a Hollow! Manga Canon
20 Gin Ichimaru’s Shadow Manga Canon
21 Enter! The World of the Shinigami Manga Canon
22 The Man Who Hates Shinigami Manga Canon
23 14 Days Before Rukia’s Execution Manga Canon
24 Assemble! The 13 Divisions Manga Canon
25 Penetrate the Center with an Enormous Bombshell? Manga Canon
26 Formation! The Worst Tag Manga Canon
27 Release the Death Blow! Mixed Canon/Filler
28 Orihime Targeted Manga Canon
29 Breakthrough! The Shinigami’s Encompassing Net Manga Canon
30 Renji’s Confrontation Manga Canon
31 The Resolution to Kill Manga Canon
32 Stars and the Stray Mixed Canon/Filler
33 Miracle! The Mysterious New Hero Filler
34 Tragedy of Dawn Manga Canon
35 Aizen Assassinated! The Darkness Which Approaches Manga Canon
36 Kenpachi Zaraki Approaches! Manga Canon
37 Motive of the Fist Manga Canon
38 Desperation! The Broken Zangetsu Manga Canon
39 The Immortal Man Manga Canon
40 The Shinigami whom Ganju Met Manga Canon
41 Reunion, Ichigo and Rukia Manga Canon
42 Yoruichi, Goddess of Flash, Dances! Manga Canon
43 The Despicable Shinigami Manga Canon
44 Ishida Ultimate Power! Manga Canon
45 Overcome Your Limits! Manga Canon
46 Authentic Records! School of Shinigami Mixed Canon/Filler
47 The Avengers Manga Canon
48 Hitsugaya Roars! Manga Canon
49 Rukia’s Nightmare Manga Canon
50 The Reviving Lion Filler
51 Morning of the Sentence Manga Canon
52 Renji, Oath of the Soul! Death Match with Byakuya Manga Canon
53 Gin Ichimaru’s Temptation, Resolution Shattered Manga Canon
54 An Accomplished Oath! Get Back Rukia! Manga Canon
55 The Strongest Shinigami! Ultimate Confrontation Between Teacher and Students Manga Canon
56 Supersonic Battle! Determine the Goddess of Battle Manga Canon
57 Senbonzakura, Crushed! Zangetsu Thrusts Through the Sky Manga Canon
58 Unseal! The Black Blade, the Miraculous Power Manga Canon
59 Conclusion of the Death Match! White Pride and Black Desire Manga Canon
60 Reality of the Despair, the Assassin’s Dagger is Swung Manga Canon
61 Aizen Stands! Horrible Ambitions Manga Canon
62 Gather Together! Group of the Strongest Shinigami Manga Canon
63 Rukia’s Resolution, Ichigo’s Feelings Manga Canon
64 New School Term, Renji Has Come to the Material World?! Filler
65 Creeping Terror, the Second Victim Filler
66 Breakthrough! The Trap Hidden in the Labyrinth Filler
67 Death Game! The Missing Classmate Filler
68 True Identity of the Devil, the Secret which Is Revealed Filler
69 Bounts! The Soul Hunters! Filler
70 Rukia’s Return! Revival of the Substitute Team! Filler
71 The Moment of Collision! An Evil Hand Draws Near to the Quincy Filler
72 Water Attack! Escape from the Shutdown Hospital Filler
73 Gathering Bounts! The Man Who Makes His Move Filler
74 Memories of an Eternally Living Clan Filler
75 Earth-Shattering Event at 11th Squad! The Shinigami Who Rises Again Filler
76 Crashing Force! Fried vs. Zangetsu Filler
77 Unfading Grudge! The Shinigami whom Kenpachi Killed Filler
78 Shocking Revelations for the 13 Divisions!! The Truth Buried in History Filler
79 Yoshino’s Decision of Death Filler
80 Assault from a Formidable Enemy! A Tiny Final Line of Defense?! Filler
81 Hitsugaya Moves! The Attacked City Filler
82 Ichigo vs. Dalk! Appearance of the Faded Darkness Filler
83 Grey Shadow, the Secret of the Dolls Filler
84 Dissension in the Substitute Team? Rukia’s Betrayal Filler
85 Deadly Battle of Tears! Rukia vs. Orihime Filler
86 Rangiku Dances! Slice the Invisible Enemy! Filler
87 Byakuya Is Summoned! The Gotei 13 Start to Move Filler
88 Annihilation of the Lieutenants!? Trap in the Underground Cave Filler
89 Rematch?! Ishida vs. Nemu Filler
90 Renji Abarai, Bankai of the Soul! Filler
91 Shinigami and Quincy, the Reviving Power Filler
92 Invasion of the Shinigami World, Again Filler
93 The Bount Assault! The Gotei 13 of Destructive Earthquake Filler
94 Hitsugaya’s Decision! The Clash Approaches Filler
95 Byakuya Takes the Field! Dance of the Wind-Splitting Cherry Blossoms Filler
96 Ichigo, Byakuya, Kariya, The Battle of the Three Extremes! Filler
97 Hitsugaya Strikes! Slice the Enemy in the Middle of the Forest Filler
98 Clash! Kenpachi Zaraki vs. Maki Ichinose Filler
99 Shinigami vs. Shinigami! The Uncontrollable Power Filler
100 Suì-Fēng Dies? The Last of the Special Forces Filler
101 Mayuri’s Bankai!! Sawatari: Clash of the Demon Filler
102 The Last Quincy! The Exploding Power Filler
103 Ishida, Exceeding the Limits to Attack! Filler
104 10th Division’s Death Struggle! The Release of Hyōrinmaru Filler
105 Kariya! Countdown to the Detonation Filler
106 Life and Revenge! Ishida, the Ultimate Choice Filler
107 The Swung-Down Edge! The Moment of Ruin Filler
108 The Wailing Bount! The Last Clash Filler
109 Ichigo and Rukia, Thoughts in the Revolving Around Heaven Mixed Canon/Filler
110 Reopening of the Substitute Business! The Terrifying Transfer Student Manga Canon
111 Shock! The Father’s True Identity Mixed Canon/Filler
112 The Commencement of War, Visoreds and the Arrancars Manga Canon
113 Prelude to the Apocalypse, The Arrancar’s Offensive Manga Canon
114 Reunion, Ichigo and Rukia and Soul Reapers Manga Canon
115 Mission! The Soul Reapers Have Come Manga Canon
116 The Evil Eye, Aizen Returns Mixed Canon/Filler
117 Rukia’s Battle Commences! The Freezing White Blade Manga Canon
118 Ikkaku’s Bankai! The Power That Breaks Everything Manga Canon
119 Zaraki Division’s Secret Story! The Lucky Men Mixed Canon/Filler
120 Hitsugaya Scatters! The Broken Hyōrinmaru Mixed Canon/Filler
121 Clash! The Protector vs. The Bearer Manga Canon
122 Visored! The Power of the Awakened Manga Canon
123 Ichigo, Complete Hollowification!? Manga Canon
124 Collision! Black Bankai and the White Bankai Mixed Canon/Filler
125 Urgent Report! Aizen’s Terrifying Plan! Manga Canon
126 Uryū vs. Ryūken! Clash of the Parent-Child Quincys Manga Canon
127 Urahara’s Decision, Orihime’s Thoughts Manga Canon
128 The Nightmare Arrancar! Team Hitsugaya moves out Filler
129 The Swooping Descent of the Dark Emissary! The Propagation of Malice Filler
130 The Invisible Enemy! Hitsugaya’s Merciless Decision Filler
131 Rangiku’s Tears, the Sorrowful Parting of Brother and Sister Filler
132 Hitsugaya, Karin, and Soccer Ball Filler
133 Ikkaku: The Hot-Blooded Kendo Tale Filler
134 The Beautiful Patissier, Yumichika! Filler
135 Kon is Deceived! Rangiku on the Lookout… Filler
136 Civil War in Hueco Mundo! Ulquiorra’s Death Filler
137 The Malicious Battle, Aizen’s Trap Filler
138 Hueco Mundo moves again! Hitsugaya vs. Yammy Manga Canon
139 Ichigo vs. Grimmjow, the 11-second battle! Manga Canon
140 Ulquiorra’s Scheme, the Moment when the Sun Sets! Manga Canon
141 Goodbye…, Kurosaki! Mixed Canon/Filler
142 Strict Order! The Forbidden Rescue of Orihime Inoue Manga Canon
143 Grimmjow Revived Mixed Canon/Filler
144 Ishida and Chad, The Quickening of a New Power Manga Canon
145 The Espada Gather! Aizen’s Royal Assembly Manga Canon
146 The Name’s Nel! The Appearance of a Strange Arrancar Mixed Canon/Filler
147 Forest of Menos! Search for the Missing Rukia Filler
148 Ashido, The Soul Reaper Who Came from the Past Filler
149 Through the Crumbling Forest, a Million Menos Filler
150 Oath! Back Here Alive Again Manga Canon
151 The Raging Storm! Encounter with the Dancing Arrancar Manga Canon
152 Ichigo Strikes Back! This Is My Bankai Manga Canon
153 The Devilish Research! Szayel Aporro’s Plan Manga Canon
154 Rukia and Kaien, the Sorrowful Reunion Manga Canon
155 Rukia Retaliates! Release the Desperate Kidō Manga Canon
156 Ishida & Pesche, the United Attack of Friendship Mixed Canon/Filler
157 Ishida’s Trump Card, Seele Schneider Manga Canon
158 Right Arm of the Giant, Left Arm of the Devil Manga Canon
159 Yasutora Sado Dies! Orihime’s Tears Manga Canon
160 Testament, Your Heart is Right Here… Mixed Canon/Filler
161 The Cruel Arrancar, Ulquiorra’s Provocation Mixed Canon/Filler
162 Szayel Aporro Laughs, The Net Trapping Renji is Complete Manga Canon
163 Shinigami and Quincy, The Battle with Madness Manga Canon
164 Ishida’s Strategy, 20-Second Offense and Defense Manga Canon
165 The Murderous Intent Boils! The Joyful Grimmjow Manga Canon
166 Desperate Effort vs. Desperate Effort! Hollowfied Ichigo Manga Canon
167 The Moment of Conclusion, The End of Grimmjow Manga Canon
168 The New Captain Appears! His Name Is Shūsuke Amagai Filler
169 New Development, the Dangerous Transfer Student Appears! Filler
170 Desperate Struggle Under the Moonlit Night, the Mysterious Assassin and Zanpakutō Filler
171 Kenryū, the Profusion of Blooming Crimson Flowers Filler
172 Kifune Goes to War! The Violent Wind that Rages Filler
173 The Appearance of the Great Evil! The Darkness in the House of Kasumiōji Filler
174 Break the Mirror’s Boundary! Ichigo’s Captivity Filler
175 The Revenging Assassin, Ichigo is Targeted Filler
176 Mystery! The Sword-Consuming Assassin Filler
177 The Reversal of Rukia! The Rampaging Blade Filler
178 The Nightmare Which is Shown, Ichigo’s Inside the Mirror Filler
179 Confrontation!? Amagai vs. Gotei 13 Filler
180 The Princess’s Decision, the Sorrowful Bride Filler
181 The 2nd Division Sorties! Ichigo is Surrounded Filler
182 Amagai’s True Strength, the Released Zanpakuto! Filler
183 The Darkness Which Moves! Kifune’s True Colors Filler
184 Kira and Kifune, Offense and Defense of the 3rd Division Filler
185 Ice and Flame! Fierce Fight of Amagai vs. Hitsugaya Filler
186 Sortie Orders! Suppress the House of Kasumiōji Filler
187 Ichigo Rages! The Assassin’s Secret Filler
188 Duel! Amagai vs. Ichigo Filler
189 The Fallen Shinigami’s Pride Filler
190 Hueco Mundo Chapter Restart! Mixed Canon/Filler
191 The Frightening Banquet, Szayel Aporro Theater Manga Canon
192 Nel’s Secret, A Busty Beauty Joins the Battle!? Manga Canon
193 Irresistible, Puppet Show of Terror Mixed Canon/Filler
194 Neliel’s Past Manga Canon
195 The Ultimate Union! Pesche’s Seriousness Manga Canon
196 Joining the Battle! The Strongest Soul Reaper Army Appears Manga Canon
197 Byakuya’s Bankai, The Quiet Anger Manga Canon
198 The Two Scientists, Mayuri’s Trap Manga Canon
199 Holy Birth, The Resurrected Szayel Aporro Manga Canon
200 The Hardest Body!? Cut Down Nnoitra Manga Canon
201 Nnoitra Released! Multiplying Arms Manga Canon
202 Fierce Fighting Conclusion! Who’s the Strongest? Manga Canon
203 Karakura Town Gathers! Aizen Versus the Soul Reapers Manga Canon
204 Ichigo’s Seppuku Persuasion Strategy ☆ Filler
205 Thump! A Kemari Tournament Filled with Hollows Filler
206 The Past Chapter Begins! The Truth from 110 Years Ago Mixed Canon/Filler
207 12th Division’s New Captain, Kisuke Urahara Mixed Canon/Filler
208 Aizen and the Genius Boy Manga Canon
209 Muguruma 9th Division, Moves Out Mixed Canon/Filler
210 Hiyori Dies? The Beginning of Tragedy Manga Canon
211 Betrayal! Aizen’s Secret Maneuvers Manga Canon
212 Rescue Hirako! Aizen vs. Urahara Manga Canon
213 The Konso Cop Karakuraiser is Born Filler
214 Karakuraiser’s Last Day Filler
215 Defend Karakura Town! Entire Appearance of the Shinigami Manga Canon
216 Elite! The Four Shinigami Manga Canon
217 Beautiful Little Devil Charlotte Manga Canon
218 Kira, The Battle Within Despair Manga Canon
219 Hisagi’s Shikai! The Name is… Manga Canon
220 Ikkaku Falls! The Shinigami’s Crisis Manga Canon
221 The Full Showdown! Soul Reapers vs. Espada Manga Canon
222 The Most Evil Tag!? Suì-Fēng & Ōmaeda Mixed Canon/Filler
223 A Miraculous Body! Ggio Releases Mixed Canon/Filler
224 3 vs. 1 Battle! Rangiku’s Crisis Manga Canon
225 Vice-Captains Annihilated! The Terrifying Demonic Beast Manga Canon
226 Fierce Fighting Concludes? Towards a New Battle! Manga Canon
227 Wonderful Error Manga Canon
228 Summer! Sea! Swimsuit Festival!! Filler
229 Cry of the Soul? The Rug Shinigami is Born! Filler
230 A New Enemy! The Materialization of Zanpakutō Filler
231 Byakuya, Disappearing with the Cherry Blossoms Filler
232 Sode no Shirayuki vs. Rukia! Confused Heart Filler
233 Zangetsu Becomes an Enemy Filler
234 Renji Surprised?! The Two Zabimarus Filler
235 Clash! Hisagi vs. Kazeshini Filler
236 Release! The New Getsuga Tenshō Filler
237 Suì-Fēng, Surrounding the Zanpakutō Filler
238 Friendship? Hatred? Haineko & Tobiume Filler
239 The Awakening Hyōrinmaru! Hitsugaya’s Fierce Fight Filler
240 Byakuya’s Betrayal Filler
241 For the Sake of Pride! Byakuya vs. Renji Filler
242 Shinigami and Zanpakutō, Total Sortie Filler
243 One-to-One Fight! Ichigo vs. Senbonzakura Filler
244 The Long Awaited… Kenpachi Appears! Filler
245 Pursue Byakuya! The Confused Gotei Divisions Filler
246 Special Mission! Rescue Captain Commander Yamamoto! Filler
247 Deceived Shinigami! The World Collapse Crisis Filler
248 Dragon of Ice and Dragon of Flame! The Strongest Showdown! Filler
249 Senbonzakura’s Bankai! Offense and Defense of the Living World Filler
250 That Man, for the Sake of the Kuchiki Filler
251 Dark History! The Worst Shinigami Is Born Filler
252 Byakuya, the Truth Behind His Betrayal Filler
253 Muramasa’s True Identity Revealed Filler
254 Byakuya and Renji, the 6th Division Returns Filler
255 Final Chapter – Zanpakutō The Alternate Tale Filler
256 The Angered Byakuya! The Collapse of the Kuchiki House Filler
257 A New Enemy! The True Nature of the Sword Fiends Filler
258 Stray Snake, Tortured Monkey Filler
259 Terror! The Monster That Lurks Underground Filler
260 Conclusion!? Hisagi vs. Kazeshini Filler
261 The Person with the Unknown Ability! Orihime Is Targeted Filler
262 Haineko Cries! The Tragic Sword Fiend Filler
263 Imprisonment?! Senbonzakura & Zabimaru Filler
264 Battle of the Females? Katen Kyōkotsu vs. Nanao! Filler
265 Evolution?! The Menace of the Final Sword Fiend Filler
266 Ichigo vs. Ulquiorra, Resume Filler
267 Connected Hearts! The Left Fist of Certain Death Mixed Canon/Filler
268 Hatred and Jealousy, Orihime’s Dilemma Mixed Canon/Filler
269 Ichigo and Uryū, Bonded Back to Back Manga Canon
270 Beginning of Despair… Ichigo, the Unreachable Blade Manga Canon
271 Ichigo Dies! Orihime, the Cry of Sorrow! Manga Canon
272 Ichigo vs. Ulquiorra, Conclusion! Manga Canon
273 Fury of the Shark! Harribel’s Release Manga Canon
274 Hitsugaya, the Desperate Hyōten Hyakkasō! Mixed Canon/Filler
275 The Approaching Breath of Death, the King Who Rules Over Death! Manga Canon
276 One Hit Kill, Suì-Fēng, Bankai! Mixed Canon/Filler
277 Climax! Kyōraku vs. Starrk! Manga Canon
278 The Nightmare Returns… Revival of the Espada Manga Canon
279 Hirako and Aizen…the Reunion of Fate! Manga Canon
280 Hisagi and Tōsen, the Moment of Parting Manga Canon
281 Crown of Lies, Barragan’s Grudge Manga Canon
282 Power of the Soul! Los Lobos, Attack! Manga Canon
283 Starrk, the Lone Battle Manga Canon
284 Chain of Sacrifice, Harribel’s Past ANIME Canon
285 The Hundred-Year Grudge! Hiyori’s Revenge Mixed Canon/Filler
286 Ichigo’s Return! Protect Karakura Town Manga Canon
287 Side Story! Ichigo and the Magic Lamp Filler
288 The Final trump card! Ichigo, Towards the Decisive Battle Mixed Canon/Filler
289 Byakuya vs. Kenpachi?! The Melee Commences Manga Canon
290 For the Sake of Justice?! The Man Who Deserted the Shinigami Mixed Canon/Filler
291 Desperate Struggle with Aizen! Hirako, Shikai! Mixed Canon/Filler
292 All Out War! Aizen vs. Shinigami Manga Canon
293 Hitsugaya, Enraged! Blade of Hatred! Manga Canon
294 Impossible to Attack? The Sealed Genryūsai! Manga Canon
295 It’s All a Trap… Engineered Bonds! Mixed Canon/Filler
296 The Shocking Truth…The Mysterious Power Within Ichigo! Manga Canon
297 The Extending Blade?! Ichigo vs. Gin! Manga Canon
298 Film! Festival! Shinigami Film Festival! Filler
299 Theatre Opening Commemoration! The Hell Verse: Prologue Filler
300 Urahara Appears! Stop Aizen! Manga Canon
301 Ichigo Loses His Fighting Spirit!? Gin’s Expectation! Manga Canon
302 The Final Getsuga Tenshō!? Ichigo’s Training! Manga Canon
303 Real World and Shinigami! The New Year Special! Filler
304 Another Side Story! This Time’s Enemy Is a Monster!? Filler
305 Delusion Roars! Hisagi, Towards the Hot Springs Inn! Filler
306 For the Sake of Protecting! Ichigo vs. Tensa Zangetsu! Manga Canon
307 Emergency Situation! Aizen, New Evolution! Manga Canon
308 Goodbye…Rangiku Manga Canon
309 Fierce Fighting Conclusion! Release, the Final Getsuga Tenshō! Manga Canon
310 Ichigo’s Resolution! The Price of the Fierce Battle Mixed Canon/Filler
311 The Soul Detective: Karakuraiser Takes Off Again! Filler
312 Inauguration! The Brand New 2nd Division Captain! Filler
313 The Man Who Risks His Life in the 11th Division! Filler
314 Kon saw it! The Secret of a Beautiful Office Lady Filler
315 Yachiru’s friend! The Shinigami of Justice Appears! Filler
316 Toshirō Hitsugaya’s Holiday! Filler
317 Unusual Incident in Seireitei?! Gotei 13 Invading Army Arc! Filler
318 Renji vs. Rukia?! Battle With Comrades! Filler
319 Ichigo’s Capture Net! Escape From Soul Society! Filler
320 Gotei 13, Gathering in the Real World! Filler
321 Showdown of Mutual Self, Ikkaku vs. Ikkaku! Filler
322 Clash! Rukia vs. Rukia! Filler
323 Protect Ichigo! Nozomi’s Determination Filler
324 Recapture Seireitei! The Captains Move! Filler
325 For the Sake of the Believers! Byakuya vs. Hitsugaya! Filler
326 The Two Hinamori, Hitsugaya’s Resolution Filler
327 Pride of the Kuchiki Family! Byakuya vs. Byakuya! Filler
328 Defeat Kageroza! Shinigami, All-Out War! Filler
329 The Forbidden Research…Nozomi’s Hidden Secret! Filler
330 I Want to Live…! Nozomi’s Zanpakutō Filler
331 For the Sake of Fighting! The Awakened Nozomi! Filler
332 The Most Evil Reigai, Appearing in the Real World! Filler
333 Destroy Nozomi!? Genryusai’s Decision! Filler
334 The Depleting Reiatsu! Ichigo, Death Struggle of the Soul! Filler
335 Hiding in the Dangai? Another Ichigo?! Filler
336 Pursue Kageroza! Technological Development Department, Infiltration! Filler
337 The Developer of the Modified Souls Filler
338 Kon’s Thoughts, Nozomi’s Thoughts Filler
339 Protect Ichigo! The Bonds of Friends! Filler
340 Reigai vs. Original, The Fierce Fighting for Gambled Pride! Filler
341 Invading Army Arc, Final Conclusion! Filler
342 Thank You Mixed Canon/Filler
343 3rd Year High School Student! Dressed Up, and a New Chapter Begins! Mixed Canon/Filler
344 A Dispute in School?! Ichigo and Uryū, Fight Together! Manga Canon
345 Uryū is Attacked, A Threat Draws Near the Friends! Mixed Canon/Filler
346 The Man with the Fullbring Ability: Kugo Ginjō Manga Canon
347 A Crisis Sneaking up on the Kurosaki Family?! Ichigo’s Confusion! Manga Canon
348 Power of the Substitute Badge, Ichigo’s ‘Pride’! Manga Canon
349 Next Target, The Devil’s Hand Aims at Orihime! Manga Canon
350 The Man Who Killed the Shinigami Substitute?! Tsukishima Makes His Move Manga Canon
351 Fullbring, The Detested Power! Mixed Canon/Filler
352 Tsukishima Attacks! The Training Has Been Thwarted Manga Canon
353 Ichigo, Mastering the Fullbring! Manga Canon
354 Ichigo vs. Ginjō! To the Game’s Space Manga Canon
355 Shinigami at War! New Year in Seireitei Special! Filler
356 Friend or Foe?! Ginjō’s True Intentions! Manga Canon
357 Tsukishima’s Ability, the Danger is Drawing Near! Mixed Canon/Filler
358 Clash!? Xcution attacks Ginjō Manga Canon
359 The Sorrowful Battle! Ichigo vs. Sado & Orihime Manga Canon
360 Ichigo vs Uryu?! Who is the Traitor?! Manga Canon
361 A New Appearance! The Gotei 13, Arrives! Manga Canon
362 Revival! Substitute Shinigami: Ichigo Kurosaki! Manga Canon
363 Fierce Fight! Shinigami vs. XCUTION! Manga Canon
364 Desperate Struggle!? Byakuya’s Troubled Memories Manga Canon
365 Ichigo vs. Ginjō! The secret of the Substitute Badge Manga Canon
366 Changing History, Unchanging Heart Manga Canon

How to watch Bleach in the correct order?

Now you have made up your mind to watch Bleach, here is what you need to do and follow. This ark basically reveals the protagonist and the rest of the main characters to the story. You can follow episodes 1 -21 or more for the first week. The first 21 episodes have no fillers, and it gets straight to the story. 

In week 2, you can start from 22 to 43, or 45. This particular arc talks about Soul Society and how Ichigo gets winded up in the world of Soul Reapers. These episodes also share insight into Soul Society, which later becomes a staple in the Bleach narrative. You can skip a few episodes in the second week, for example, episode 33, which had no plot relevancy to the main story. 

In week 3, you can start from episodes 43 to 110. These 67 episodes mark the ending of the Soul Society arc. There are a few filler episodes in this arc, but those episodes provide ample introspective into Ichigo and how he got used to Bankai in the real world. You can watch these filler episodes because they give you a background into what Ichigo has achieved as a Soul Reaper.

During week 4, you can skip the filler episodes mentioned in the list and go straight to episodes 111 to 139. These episodes give a background for a new group of Soul Reapers called the ‘vizards’. You can watch these episodes to see what other characters are going through, but if you want to go straight to the plot, skip the episodes from 128-to 137.

Now heading on to week five, you can start with episodes 140 to 163. These episodes carry the Hueco Mundo arc, which is by far one of the best arcs of the series. The plot basically introduces the Arrancars, and in-between, we also witness some of the fights between the characters. 

Straight going into week 6, you can start with episodes 164-208. These episodes refer to the second phase of the Hueco Mundo arc and also share an insight into the past arcs, including the story of Aizen and Soul Society. 

Once you’ve finished up to week 6, you may take a break; however, if you like to continue, keep reading until the last week to finish the anime faster and move on to the movies. 

Now, on week 7, you can start from episodes 209 to 234. These episodes are the continuation of the Arrancar arc and contain minor fillers. However, rest assured, tiny bits of the filler connect with Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War arc, which is also the last arc in the Bleach universe. 

On week 8, you can begin with episodes 235 to 277. This week might feel longer because we’re covering a lot of episodes. However, you can skip the fillers using the sheet given above. Rest, you can continue watching the episodes of the rebellion arc.

On week 9, we can watch Bleach from episodes 278 to 331. You must wonder how more episodes have been added to the last weeks. While continually watching the episodes, your speed of skipping intro, outros and fillers will speed up the process. Additionally, there are many fillers episodes between 236 and 331, so it’ll definitely feel less time-consuming.

We’re on the last week, and things will take a different turn here because many things will feel unanswered here. But don’t worry, you can leave your questions in the comment box below, and I’ll try to answer them soon.

For this week, you’ll be watching episodes from 332 to 366. Please note that Bleach was abruptly ended on 366 due to unknown reasons, so you might end the series with many questions. But that’s okay because the anime is making a comeback with its final arc, which will answer all your questions. 

References 

How to Watch Bleach and Skip Fillers in LESS THAN AN YEAR!

Bleach Filler Episode List


Ashish

Ashish Khaitan is a content writer based out of New Delhi. He usually writes content for business owners, websites, and filmmakers. He likes anime, mangas, and Kdramas and often spends a lot of time reading books. He enjoys his own company and rarely goes outside unless there is a sale in the local clothing stores.

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