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Alfonso Ribeiro dominated the dance floor on DWTS!
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Here’s the move. Can you guess the song it’s from? #TeamWitfonso will be dancing to it on #MyJamMonday!
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For clarification I will refer to Ichigo’s Hollow as “Zangetsu” and the Old Man as Bachgetsu
Please read through my theory on the assumption that it’s right, since it relies heavily on itself.
My take (hard to communicate in an ask) is that souls have an inborn amount of potential, which Aizen’s referred to. I think of it as a balloon, which becomes more firm and floats better as air is pumped in, just as a soul becomes stronger, tougher, faster, etc. as it trains. Improving one’s abilities, however, ‘fills’ the balloon. The balloon can only hold so much before the pressure bursts it. The analogy isn’t perfect, since powerful souls don’t become more vulnerable as their strength increases, but whatever.
A small balloon, as with the first victims of Hollowfication, is destroyed by even a small addition of pressure. Stronger souls have enough ‘room’ to begin the Hollowfication and not die. Here the balloon analogy falls apart, as one cannot increase the size of an existing balloon. I theorize that the Hollowfication worms its way in, then tears a hole in the soul, leading to degradation of living souls since Hollow energy and human energy don’t get along, as human souls are corrupted into Hollows. Shinigami souls are better since they’re more stable, lacking soul chains, and they can hold off the encroachment much longer. (I have a theory about that too.) Anyway, the soul then has to form something like scar tissue around the Hollow part since it isn’t natural. Scarred skin often doesn’t function quite as well as normal skin, being less sensitive to touch and tighter, thereby hinder movement to some degree. Therefore the Visoreds can’t use what should be their full potential, as their Hollowfication is unnatural.
I think the problem with this theory is you, like Ichigo perceived the Hollow as a destroyer, instead of liberator. Which I explain but first…
The balloon is not a strength, it is a weakness, because it limits you.
So if the Balloon is a prison, then it means that the Hollowfication is unsuccessful, if it failed to burst the balloon. And instead the balloon sorta collapses on itself and looks like Helium balloon after a few days, when some of the helium has leaked out so it’s full of dents, and instead of being high in the air, it’s barely a few feet off the ground.
If Hollowfication is successful, the balloon bursts and now there is no power cap
But I do agree Shinigami souls are the key, because I think that…
GJ said their hollow forms were preordained before at birth when they were human. . So i think that some humans are born with the potential to become a Shinigami or Hollow. Either. Or. Or should I say “Arrancar” And that the people who would have eventually become Shinigami, do not do so because of some unresolved issue in their lives at the time of death. . Noi was suicidal, Zomari a drug addict (that’s some bullshit Kubo) Aronnerro obviously ate himself to death, etc etc. That is the reason their chain of fate eroded,and their souls became corrupted, and turned them into Hollows. But because they are soul-balancers by nature, instinct makes them devour other hollows, and get stronger. Eventually the soul is able regain his humanity and with part of what was originally their Shinigami powers
Because Kubo has said “the mixing” was NOT CORRECT. They eat each other. They get stronger and then it’s like a Kudoku, those that got devoured, don’t evolve (because you can just consume part of them like D-roy) and some even get eaten totally and the one that manages to defeat them all, becomes the most powerful because he has consumed all the others and obtains enlightenment allowing him to remove part of his mask. His hollow powers that he once wore, becomes sealed in Zanpakuto because he was originally meant to have one anyway.
Because Shinigami are Human first. Hollows are Human first, so a marriage between the two (Shinigami) isn’t impossible. It’s just supposed to occur naturally. Which was it’s forbidden and hard to just do. The Vizards are Artificial Arrancar, hence the problems
Ichigo, on the other hand, comes by Hollowfication
honestly via Masaki. White merged with the potential for a Zanpakutou he had courtesy of his Shinigami… genes? Whatever. Hence Ichigo’s young soul doesn’t destroy itself and White can survive, albeit in a different form, longer. Hollowfication (what I meant when I earlier said part-Hollow) is an inborn part of his soul, therefore he can use it just fine. I believe that it was thrown out of sync when Ichigo awakened (incompletely) his Shinigami and Quincy powers. Therefore the hostility of White was dominant. This explains why he had issues with it until the Visoreds trained him. When Ulquiorra killed him, Ichigo was very close to death, so the true-Zanpakutou part of Zangetsu and the old man waned in power with him, allowing White free rein and impeding Orihime’s attempt to restore Ichigo, as an Arrancar-thing taking over the soul wrecks the original format. Ulquiorra’s attack on White-Ichigo gave Orihime the opening she needed to resurrect him and restore Zangetsu to his proper state. Therefore, no problems with control since.
I think your logic is sound, but your premise flawed because actual canon contradicts this and the bold tells me that you still don’t have a complete understanding of the relationship between Ichigo and his Hollow.
Ichigo’s hollow has never been hostile towards Ichigo. He’s been very bitter, angry and resentful, but he’s never been hostile. He is the one who has always been the one who taught Ichigo how to use Zangetsu and the one who saved his life when he near death, not once, not twice but THREE times. (Vs. Zaraki, Vs Byakuya, Vs. Ulquiorra)
There was never any threat of the Hollow taking over Zangetsu. How could he? He is Zangetsu. He can’t take over himself and he didn’t want to take Ichigo over either
"If you ever want to control my powers, try not to die before I show up"
The usurper doesn’t tell the person whose place he wants to usurp how to keep him from doing it. What Ichigo perceived as a threat, was actually a WARNING.
He was not saying that he would take Ichigo over, but warning Ichigo that he, himself; Ichigo. Ichigo would be unable to control Zangetsu’s power because he didn’t have mastery over his Zanpakuto. Because Ichigo has a nasty habit of “becoming” his Zanpakuto (Vs. Aizen, Vs Ulquiorra, Vs. Byakuya)
When Ulquiorra killed him, Zangetsu was forced to release his true power, in order to revive Ichigo because Ichigo has always been his number one priority (no pun intended). And because Ichigo does not have full control him, he was turned into a creature that fights based on instinct and not reason.
Orihime did not, Orihime could not, “restore” Zangetsu to his proper state because that was his proper state, half of him is a Hollow. His rejection of Orihime was literally Zangetsu saying “Bitch GTFOH! I don’t need your help saving him. I GOT THIS”
A creature who cannot distinguish between and foe and this is something his Hollow tried to prevent. But again Ichigo was blinded by fear, due to the confusion caused by Bachgetsu.
There was never any conflict between Ichigo and his hollow; it was just his perception of him. Because the person he was truly at war with, was himself. Let’s go back to the beginning…
Masaki had to take White with her when she died, if he passed to Ichigo, and then there is no canon reason for Isshin being powerless the night she died. He was powerless because his Zanpakuto was inside her.
So Zangetsu and Bachgetsu were one because they originate from the same source—Masaki. At one time both were a part of Masaki, but then Urahara separated them when he tied White to Engetsu. They then became TWO different halves of the same whole inside of Ichigo
“Hurry up and pull ME out”.
This is a lie, because the sword that Ichigo pulls from the box isn’t “Me” (Bachgetsu) at all, it’s the Hollow, the TRUE Zangetsu.
But Ichigo accepts his lie at face value and this pisses his true Zanpakuto off.
We know that he’s supposed to have two blades in Shikai and Bankai, because he’s a dual wielder and. The first time we see his Shikai, the sword and mask are set. But after he can’t call out his Mask in Shikai, only at Bankai. He only ever uses one Zanpakuto in Shikai and has to go Bankai to use both of them; because it’s the only time he’s ever worn the mask, after that first time. The same way Zambimaru is Nue, it’s a Baboon and Snake. The Baboon approved of Renji so it allowed him to have a Bankai, but the snake didn’t so instead of his True Bankai. Because the Snake never told Renji HIS name, only the Baboon had. Whenever Renji went Bankai the snake would transform to a giant, unruly child’s toy that was hard to control, for the shits and giggles. He did that to fuck with Renji because he didn’t like him and thought him to be a weakling who was unworthy of him. Renji had to prove himself to Zambimaru snake half, before it would let him use his true Bankai.
So I’ve surmised it was the same thing, because he didn’t have the mask at Bankai at first either. So I think Zangetsu wasn’t going to let him have it, but had no choice to release second mask, because the regenerative ability come from Zangetsu’s hollow side. But he didn’t want Ichigo to use it, because after that Ichigo couldn’t so without trouble, because Ichigo had not subjugated him yet
Whats the difference between a king and his horse? I don’t mean some kiddy shit like one has 4 legs and the other has 2 or ones a person and ones an animal. If their form, ability, and power is exactly the same, then why is it one becomes the king and controls the battle and the other one becomes the horse and carries the king? There’s only one answer…INSTINCT!
Do you remember when Byakuya said it takes “ten years” to master your Bankai? He wasn’t referring to “improve your skills”; he meant you literally gotta “Son” the bitch. Become its master, by “defeating it” and forcing it to submit to you. Ichigo has been afraid of HIS Zanpakuto for most of the series (He didn’t love TRUE ZANGETSU until recently) so yeah, Zangetsu was VERY upset, but hostile? No.
When a Shinigami gets his Zanpakuto it doesn’t introduce itself like “Hi I am your Zanpakuto! Trust in me, I am with you for life. USE ME as your TOOL, because I am yours, and I exist just for you”
It’s more like the Shinigami introduces himself and says “Hi! You’re my Zanpakuto and I am your new master” and the Zanpakuto looks at him like he’s fucking stupid, rolls its eyes and says “If you don’t get the fuck out of here. Respect is EARNED not GIVEN bitch!”
You can’t just use it because it’s “yours”, it doesn’t work like that. Zanpakuto have FREE WILL. You have to prove yourself worthy of it and remember that Ichigo took a shortcut to get his Bankai.
Problem is…Bachgetsu is the one who comes out, and not Ichigo’s TRUE Zanpakuto. Because he was being perfidious at that time, because he didn’t really want Ichigo to be a Shinigami. So he HID his true powers from him.
But he was Quincy reiatsu so he couldn’t make Ichigo a TRUE Shinigami, only a Zanpakuto could. That was the only way to stop all that bleeding fucking rain, in Ichigo’s inner world. So he had no choice but to tell Ichigo that he could get Bankai if found the “real Zangetsu”. He simply omitted the fact that he and the real Zangetsu were not one and the same and he was the one who hid him from him in the first place.
The proof of this is Ichigo fought with Bachgetsu for a day and half and although he became a better fighter, he did not have increase in spirit pressure. His power-up did not come, until the news of Rukia’s execution moved up made him so desperate, that he found Zangetsu by instinct alone. He couldn’t recognize him on sight, but he “knew him”.
Think about it from Zangetsu’s (the hollow) perspective.
- First Ichigo could not recognize that Bachgetsu WAS NOT the Zanpakuto he pulled from the box and that reason he couldn’t hear anything, when Bachgetsu tried to him Zangetsu’s name, because his name wasn’t Bachgetsu to tell. IT’S MINE
- Then when I finally show him MY TRUE self, the fucker doesn’t recognize me, then has the gall to beg a fucking pretender for another chance. . But okay, since he seems earnest and I am his Zanpakuto. I give him another chance and heal his wounds, and lend him the power to defeat Zaraki.
- Now he wants to use my Bankai, but the fucker doesn’t even know “who” I am. This guy is really a piece of work, ain’t he?
- Okay you can use ONE sword…damn weak pussy, he’s about to get owned. Let me help his ass….*I help*…what the fuck, I help his ass, save his life and kick the person who hurt him, ass. Yet he’s scared of me and not the sonovabitch that just tried to kill him? WHAT KIND OF SHIT IS THAT!!! Ingrate…
- Okay, maybe this guy is a little slow on the uptake, let me tell him. “Hello there Ichigo. I. Am. Zangetsu. I look like this because Shinigami represent life (it’s why they age and bleed and die) and Hollows represent death. (It’s why Arrancar don’t age or get hungry like normal plus and Shinigami do). I am comprised of two kinds of reiatsu, Shinigami and Hollow. As my hollow side grew to be the most dominate, my hair, skin and Shihakusho turned white, but that sword ‘Zangetsu’ you’re holding there and I have ALWAYS been ONE AND THE SAME. When you go Bankai my hollow power is most dominate then, and because why…you’re…um…USING ME, so it’s very easy for my hollow side to take possession over you. You don’t have full control over me yet. If you die and I try to save you. You’re going to flip your shit”
- and what the fuck does this stupid little shit say? “THAT’S A LIE? YOU’RE NOT ZANGETSU. I DON’T WANT YOU. I WANT THAT COCKBLOCKER WHO HAS BEEN KEEPING YOU AND ME APART INSTEAD!!! …ONLY THING I NEED FROM YOU IS FOR YOU TO LET ME USE YOUR MASK, BUT I DON’T FUCKING WANT IT OR YOU. I WANT HIM…” and then fought ME, his own Zanpakuto out of hatred. Ha-ha, little shit surprised at the end, with the instinct to make me his bitch and got the upper hand “that time”. Okay I will let you use the mask, a complete one—for a few seconds. (Ha-ha you still can’t use your true release, because you’re fucking stupid. FIGURE IT OUT DOUCHE BAG)
- Sigh, this little bastard gets on my fucking nerves, but I am stuck with his ass, so I gotta help him. Let me warn him. WHAT THE FUCK, THAT’S NOT A THREAT STUPID. LISTEN TO ME…..
- *Ulquiorra Kills Ichigo*
- FUCK, NOW I GOTTA RELEASE MY POWERS, FUCK EVERYONE ELSE…Ichigo cannot die. Wait a minute, what’s this trick doing? Bitch GTFOH DON’T TOUCH HIM,
I SHIP ICHIRUKI. *slaps Orihime’s hands away” I will save him!
- Oh, Shit he’s gone mad, I can’t stop him! Why is he sinking into despair? You know I keep saving his ass, and I haven’t gotten a fucking thank you yet!!!
- Decide Arc: *sigh* didn’t I try several times to tell this jackass what would happen? How is that my fault? He’s the one who didn’t listen! GROW UP and LEARN TO LISTEN to a motherfucker for once, ICHIGO!!!!
So yeah he was very angry and very bitter (wouldn’t you be, after that?), but through it all he kept on helping and teaching Ichigo and he tried to warn ICHIGO. Kubo “Jacob’s Ladder”- ed, Ichigo. If you fear death, the angels who come to help you to the afterlife, appear to be demons. If you accept your death, the demons become angels.
It’s the same principle, Ichigo perceived him as evil so he appeared to be so.
The hollow being a threat is all about perception, since he’s more of a well intentioned extremist. They weren’t threats at all, they were warnings. The hollow isn’t the devil he’s the savior. Ichigo is his number one priority, he would never harm him. Hollows aren’t evil to begin with, they’re creatures of instinct. That and the Shinigami half of him and Engetsu purified his essence. I have always said Ogichi is the misunderstood character in Bleach. Fans can’t seem to wrap their heads around him being Zangetsu. He’s not Ichigo’s inner hollow, he’s Ichigo’s Zanpakuto
What happened with Ulquiorra happened because Ichigo lacked control of Zanpakuto.
Ichigo couldn’t find his asauchi that first time, because he has always been looking for the Old Man, who was the WRONG person. He should have been looking for Hollow Ichigo, who was the REAL Zangetsu.
Once he found him, he decided that he forgave Bachgetsu for lying because he didn’t give him “power” but he’s never harmed and gave him encouragement, so he uses his Quincy Powers in conjunction with his Zanpakuto, thus changing it’s form and so now he has two different blades instead of one blade that split into two, and additional Quincy powers. Instead he became something new altogether.
(What it represents: Ichigo has always been waiting for someone else to save him instead of doing it himself. In the end he learned that he might not be molded in the image of his ideals, but he can allow those ideals to mold the man he becomes.)
Okay this was going to be even longer (this is the short version), but I gotta get off, now…so I gotta stop here. If you have any questions, disagreements, counter theories…HAVE AT ME!
but before I go…
Regardless of your opinion of my assessment, thanks a lot for talking about this with me. As someone who lacks many Bleach fans IRL, it’s nice to hear someone else opinion about it.
No no, you don’t know but you made me happy. Regular discussions like these are what I miss.
I couldn’t wait until I get time to reply. Nowadays it’s all ship or motherfuckers complain. And like I can only squee so much, I really need to stimulate my intellectual side. It might not look like it, with the way I butcher the English language , (I don’t get paid to blog) but I have one. I want to get knee deep in the lore because fuck I gotta endless theories.
So it’s not necessary that you agree with me 100 % for me to enjoy a conversation with you. It is enough for me that you think about the Bleach as deeply as I do
(Bleach is my OBSESSION.I have FOUR Ichigo tattoos) , so we don’t have to have the same opinions. (that’s boring) We don’t have hive-minds. So remember, I am going to disagree, with some parts, but it’s just that. I disagree because I have another interpretation. I am not being condescending or anything…
Also I am not one to hold a grudge over a disagreement, that’s stupid.. we just didn’t agree. SO BRING YOUR THEORIES TO ME. LET ME BRING MINE TO YOU. I don’t care if you shoot EVERY LAST ONE of my theories down. The fact that you let me beat you in the head with it in the first place, about thing that I’d actually prefer to talk about most…I LOVE YOU for that. Bye-bye
Janel is the one who said “I love you”. Kissing dudes and saying that while in relationship is a violation.
I kind of think he fucked Elizabeth, because he bit on her the ass. What married woman allows that?
He also was intimate with Kelly and I know he fucked her. He was not handsy with Zendaya the same way.
That might just be “Val” because he’s cunt hound if that naked interveiw he did with Maks is to be believed. Val does that, because the women are hot and they allow it. If you’re in a relationship IDGAF what the situation is, there are some behaviors that are inappropriate. Hey did he do that right before they got eliminated? I can’t remember (when he bit Elizabeth Berkley on the ass)
Audience is very fickle and if a couple looks like they’re fucking and one is married, they go home. Ask Giles Marini he and Peta were too handsy turned me and my mother right off and we stopped voting for him during the Allstar, and he got a little back lash for that.
Val and Janel act like they’re already fucking or about to be
I don’t understand how people chan change their ships like this… When I start shipping something it’s with all my heart and soul. I see the ship and no matter what happens I’ll still ship the same ship till the end. How can you change ships and say “I don’t ship this anymore”. What kind of fake shipper are you
it’s not a fake shipper. I used to ship IshiHime but then Ulquiorra came along and their chemistry was great, and I like their dynamic better. Since he never treated her with kid gloves, because he saw her strong and she didn’t fade into the background, or compare herself to him and go fucking emo. She didn’t have to change herself or need protection from him…and I loved it so much that I didn’t even want to ship IshiHime anymore and now I kind of want to vomit when I see it, but it’s a big ship and I follow it’s shippers, so its no getting away from it
Does that means I didn’t really love Ishihime? No it just means I did love it, but that love faded because I found a new one that I loved more. Some ships be like that, and other ships stay with you till you die…especially if you’re not given enough of one ship and a lot of another ship. It can make you switch teams…but you’re not a fake shipper. It’s just your preference has changed.
I googled “Australian sex slang” and I’m still not 100% positive if what I wrote actually has any meaning.
except for willy. i know willy
God is real.
Jamaicans are a treasure…
This was such a pleasure to see.
blkdontcrack did you see this?
DEAD. And people say I have no chill.
Look like 3 million
Remember when I read this in an audio post?????????
OMG that link…blkdontcrack