Bleach: Thousand Year Blood War is approaching the end of its second course this month and the upcoming episode will premiere this weekend. The soul society is in the midst of a Quincy raid and Yhwach is targeting the soul king. The Sternritters are continuing their raid and Icihgo has to decide his next step and how to reach the soul king's palace.
When does Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War episode 23 release?
Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War episode 23 is titled "Marching out the Zombies 2” and is expected to be released on Saturday, September 16, 2023, at 11:00 PM in Japan. It is also being released on Hulu and on Disney Plus in the U.S. Additionally, the English dubbed version will be released on Hulu as well, four weeks after the Japanese dubbed version.
The upcoming episode will be released in multiple time zones and the schedule you can follow is below to see when the episodes will be arriving this weekend in various timezones:
- Pacific Time: 7:30 AM
- Mountain Time: 8:30 AM
- Central Time: 9:30 AM
- Eastern Time: 10:30 AM
- British Time: 3:30 PM
- European Time: 4:30 PM
- Indian Time: 9:00 PM
What happened last in Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War episode?
In the previous episode, Ichigo is wrapping his head around Ishida's betrayal and association with the Quincies. Chad and Orihime are optimistic that Ishida has a reason for his actions and Ichigo has resolved himself to bring Ishida back. Determined to return to the soul king palace, Ichigo enlists Uruhuara's help who has hatched a plan to use a Shiba cannon replica.
The last episode also marked the return of Youruichi Shihoin, an important character in the series, who has returned from her mission gathering evidence on the Quincies. The battles between Soul Reapers and the Sternritters rages on and they are facing zombies created by Giselle of the Bambietta Sternritters. Giselle has zombified Bambietta Baseterbine, who has reishi bombs and wreaks havoc on the battlefield.
Captain Mayuri Kurotsuchoi arrives in order to hinder the Quincies raid and he was able to cancel out Basterbine Powers using a reishi device to absorb her attacks and use it against them. He then unveils his own army of previously fallen Arrancars such as Cirucci, Luppi, Charlotte, and Dordoni As the Arrancars deal with the Zombified soul reapers, Giselle surprises the Shinigamis with a zombified Toshiro Hitsugaya.