Chichiri's Guide to Bleach - Characters - Shinigami
Chichiri's Guide to Bleach
Shinigami

Human Characters

Arizawa, Tatsuki (有沢 竜貴)

[Tatsuki Arisawa Picture] Job(s): Student
Power: Can see and hear spirits and shinigami (!)
Height: 155 cm
Weight: 41 kg
Blood-type: A
Birthday: July 17
Theme Song: "Mou Aoi Tori wa Tobanai" by hàl from [Love Letter]
Voice Actress: Junko Noda

Friend of Michiru Ogawa, Mahana Natsui, Chizuru Honshou, and Ryou Kunieda, but best friends with Orihime Inoue. She's good at karate and uses that to protect Orihime when needed. She's very tomboyish.

Asano, Keigo (浅野 啓吾)

[Keigo Asano Picture] Job: Student
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Blood-type: Unknown
Birthday: Unknown
Voice Actor: Katsuyuki Konishi

Friend of Ichigo Kurosaki, Mizuiro Kojima, and Yasutora "Chad" Sado. He's very exciteable and not very intelligent. He also envies Mizuiro for his ability to get girls. He lives in Naruki.

Harutoki (ハルトキ)

[Harutoki Picture] Job: Unknown
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Blood-type: Unknown
Birthday: Unknown
Voice Actor: Wataru Hatano

Friend of Yasutora "Chad" Sado and Shigeo. He was the one that originally inherited the parakeet Yuuichi Shibata was in. He plays the bass.

Honsho, Chizuru (本匠 千鶴)

[Chizuru Honsho Picture] Job: Student
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Blood-type: Unknown
Birthday: April 13
Voice Actress: Saki Nakajima

Friend of Orihime Inoue, Michiru Ogawa, Tatsuki Arisawa, Mahana Natsui, and Ryou Kunieda. She's lesbian and often makes passes at Orihime.

Inoue, Orihime (井上 織姫)

[Orihime Inoue Picture] Job: Student
Family: Sora Inoue/Acid Wire (deceased older brother turned hollow). Unknown if her parents are alive. Currently lives alone with support from relatives.
Powers: Shun Shun Rikka, seeing and hearing ghosts and shinigami
Height: 157 cm
Weight: 45 kg
Blood-type: B
Birthday: September 3
Theme Song: "T'en va pas" by ELSA from [L'essentiel ELSA 1986~1993]
Voice Actress: Yuki Matsuoka

Friend of Michiru Ogawa, Mahana Natsui, Chizuru Honshou, and Ryou Kunieda, but her best friend is Tatsuki. She is very goofy and likes to cook odd dishes. Despite this, she is very intelligent and is the second highest ranked girl in their year. She also has a crush on Ichigo and is a very caring person. Although she has attack abilities, she's much better at defense and healing than in battle. She is even at the first black belt level in karate according to Tatsuki. (!)

Inoue, Sora (井上 昊)

[Sora Inoue Picture] Job: None (deceased)
Family: Orihime Inoue (younger sister). Unknown if her parents are alive.
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Blood-type: Unknown
Birthday: Unknown
Voice Actor: Yuuji Ueda

At 15 he took Orihime and ran away from home, raising her like a daughter since he was 15 years older than her. He died in a car accident 3 years ago. Afterwards he became the hollow Acid Wire.

See Acid Wire for more information.

(+) Ishida, Ryuuken (石田 竜弦)

[Ryuuken Ishida Picture]
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Job: Director of Karakura Hospital, Doctor, Quincy
Family: Souken Ishida (deceased father), Uryuu Ishida (son)
Power: Quincy Powers
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Blood-type: Unknown
Birthday: Unknown

He has no interest in being a quincy since it does not earn money and thinks Uryuu is better off using his time and efforts to save the living rather than the dead as he claims Uryuu does not have the talent to be a quincy. However, he is very talented as a quincy and is the secret successor of his father, Souken with the star pendant to prove it. He seems to utterly detest shinigami and does not want himself or his family to have anything to do with them. He has agreed to give Uryuu back his quincy powers on the condition that he no longer associate with shinigami.

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Ishida's Master, Ishida, Souken (石田 宗弦) (!)

[Souken Ishida Picture] Job: Quincy
Family: Ryuuken Ishida (son), Uryuu Ishida (grandson) (!)
Power: Quincy Powers
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Blood-type: Unknown
Birthday: Unknown
Voice Actor: Eiji Maruyama

He trained Uryuu as a quincy. His greatest wish was for quincy and shinigami to work together to defeat hollows. He died while fighing hollow when Uryuu was young and is the main reason for his hating shinigami.However, he made his son, Ryuuken Ishida, his successor and gave him the star pendant. (!)

Ishida, Uryuu (石田 雨竜)

[Uryuu Ishida Picture] Jobs: Student, Quincy
Family: Ryuuken Ishida (father), Souken Ishida (deceased grandfather) (!)
Power: Quincy Powers
Height: 171 cm
Weight: 55 kg
Blood-type: AB
Birthday: November 6
Theme Song: "Idioteque" by Radiohead from [Kid A]
Voice Actor: Noriaki Sugiyama (normal), Takako Honda (young)

Ishida is very intelligent, being the top student in their year, and a genius when it comes to spirit matters. He has a dramatic flair and an odd interest in clothes and sewing. He also really dislikes shinigami because of how his master died. While in Soul Society he lost his quincy powers by removing his sanrei glove. His father, who turns out to be an extremely quincy and successor to his grandfather, has offered to restore his powers on the condition that he will no longer associate with shinigami. (!)

Joaquin de la Rosa, Oscar (ホアキン・デ・ラ・ロサ オスカー)

[Oscar 'Abuelo' Joaquin de la Rosa] Nickname: Abuelo (means "grandfather" in Spanish)
Job: none (deceased)
Family: deceased son, Yasutora "Chad" Sado
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Blood-type: Unknown
Birthday: Unknown
Voice Actor: Masashi Hirose

He lived in Mexico. He's the one responsible for teaching Chad his philosophy of not using strength except to defend others.

Kanonji, Misao (観音寺 美幸雄)

[Misao 'Don' Kanonji Picture] Stage Names: Misaomaru Kanonji, Don Kanonji
Job: TV personality
Powers: Kanon Ball (a ball of energy the size of a marble that can blow things up), Twin Bullets of Justice (two Kanon Balls created simultaneously), seeing ghosts and shinigami
Height: 188 cm
Weight: 71 kg
Blood-type: B
Birthday: March 23
Theme Song: "L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2" by Georges Bizet in [The Girl of Arles]
Voice Actor: Shigeru Chiba

This guy is just a total goofball and has no fashion sense. He's founder of Karakura Superheroes as well as its gold ranger. (!)

Kojima, Mizuiro (小島 水色)

[Mizuiro Kojima Picture] Job: Student
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Blood-type: Unknown
Birthday: Unknown
Voice Actor: Jun Fukuyama

Friend of Ichigo Kurosaki, Keigo Asano, and Yasutora "Chad" Sado. He is very popular with the girls because he's cute and acts shy. He prefers older women. However, he is not that intelligent.

Kunieda, Ryou (国枝 鈴)

[Ryou Kunieda Picture] Job: Student
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Blood-type: Unknown
Birthday: May 18

Friend of Orihime Inoue, Michiru Ogawa, Tatsuki Arisawa, Chizuru Honshou, and Mahana Natsui. She is a model student. She's a class representative, the smartest girl in their year, and a star track athelete. She can run 100m in 12 seconds flat. Ryou never speaks in the anime.

Kurosaki, Ichigo (黒崎 一護)

[Ichigo Kurosaki Picture] Jobs: Student, shinigami
Family: Isshin (father), Masaki (deceased mother), Karin (younger sister), Yuzu (younger sister)
Soul Cutter: Zangetsu
Height: 174 cm
Weight: 61 kg
Blood-type: A
Birthday: July 15
Character Songs: "Memories in the Rain," "My Blade, As My Pride," "Tattoos on the Sky"
Theme Song: "News From The Front" by BAD RELIGION from [STRANGER THAN FICTION]
Voice Actor: Masakazu Morita

Because of his naturally orange hair people automatically assume he's a punk or in a gang. So, he's gone through a lot of hardship, such as bullying from gang members or pressure from teachers, making him show a gruff exterior to the world. However, unlike what most people think he studies hard and gets good grades. He also has a kind side and secretly wants to live up to his name (which means "One who protects.") He's been friends with Yasutora "Chad" Sado since middle school and gave him the nickname Chad by misreading his last name. Also friends with Keigo Asano and Mizuiro Kojima. He is currently a captain-level shinigami with an acting shinigami license given to him by Juushirou Ukitake. However, because of the method he used to regain his shinigami powers at one point, he currently has a hollow inside of him threatening to take over, as well as having Shinji Hirako trying to recruit him to be a vizored.

See hollow ichigo for more information. (!)

Kurosaki, Isshin (黒崎 一心)

[Isshin Kurosaki Picture] Job: Doctor, captain-level shinigami (!)
Family: Masaki (deceased wife), Ichigo (son), Karin (daughter), Yuzu (daughter)
Height: 186 cm
Weight: 80 kg
Blood-type: AB
Birthday: December 10
Theme Song: "Don't Drag Me Down" by SOCIAL DISTORTION from [WHITE LIGHT, WHITE HEAT, WHITE TRASH]
Voice Actor: Toshiyuki Morikawa

He is the only one in his family that cannot hear or see ghosts at all. He loves Misao "Don" Kanonji's "Ghost Bust". He wants his children to live life to their fullest. He also has an odd sense of fashion and an odd manner. It turns out he is a captain-level shinigami and an old acquaintance of Kisuke Urahara. His only regret about not having his shinigami powers for the last twenty years is not being able to save his wife from being killed by a hollow, although why he didn't have his powers for that time period or how he managed to regain them is currently unclear. (!)

Kurosaki, Karin (黒崎 夏梨)

[Karin Kurosaki Picture] Job: Student
Family: Isshin (father), Masaki (deceased mother), Ichigo (older brother), Yuzu (paternal younger twin sister)
Power: seeing ghosts and shinigami
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Blood-type: Unknown
Birthday: May 6
Voice Actress: Rie Kugimiya

Friends with Midoriko Toono, Ryouhei Toba, Heita "Pinta" Toujouin, Kei "Donny" Uehara, and Kazuya Usaka. She has the ability to see and hear ghosts almost as well as Ichigo and is often targetted by hollows. She acts very tough and hardly ever cries. She's a red ranger in Karakura Superheroes. She also knows that Ichigo is a shinigami. (!)

Kurosaki, Masaki (黒崎 真咲)

[Masaki Kurosaki Picture] Job: Housewife
Family: Isshin (husband), Ichigo (son), Karin (daughter), Yuzu (daughter)
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Blood-type: Unknown
Birthday: June 9
Voice Actress: Sayaka Ohara

Died saving Ichigo when he was 9. She was loved a lot by her entire family.

Kurosaki, Yuzu (黒崎 遊子)

[Yuzu Kurosaki Picture] Job: Student
Family: Isshin (father), Masaki (mother), Ichigo (older brother), Karin (paternal older twin sister)
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Blood-type: Unknown
Birthday: May 6
Voice Actress: Tomoe Sakuragawa

Friends with Midoriko Toono. When Masaki died, Yuzu took over the housework for the family. She can only barely sense ghosts, envies Ichigo and Karin for their abilities, and loves Misao "Don" Kanonji's "Ghost Bust".

Momohara, Tetsuo (桃原 鉄生)

[Tetsuo Momohara Picture] Job: Student
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Blood-type: Unknown
Birthday: Unknown

The transfer student that replaced Rukia Kuchiki after she returned to Soul Society. Most of the class, including himself, remember him being there for a long time by the first time he appears although he hasn't been. He claims he's tried to get Ichigo Kurosaki to try to join the karate club many times.

Natsui, Mahana (夏井 真花)

[Mahana Natsui Picture] Job: Student
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Blood-type: Unknown
Birthday: August 7
Voice Actress: Kayo Nami

Friend of Orihime Inoue, Michiru Ogawa, Tatsuki Arisawa, Chizuru Honshou, and Ryou Kunieda. She's very direct.

Ochi, Misato (越智 美郷)

[Misato Ochi Picture] Job: Teacher
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Blood-type: Unknown
Birthday: September 13
Voice Actress: Hitomi Nabatame

Teaches Tatsuki Arisawa, Keigo Asano, Mizuiro Kojima, Chizuru Honsho, Orihime Inoue, Uryuu Ishida, Rukia Kuchiki, Ryou Kunieda, Ichigo Kurosaki, Michiru Ogawa, Mahana Natsui, and Yasutora "Chad" Sado. She has an odd sense of humor and is very easy going.

Ogawa, Michiru (小川 みちる)

[Michiru Ogawa Picture] Job: Student
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Blood-type: Unknown
Birthday: March 3
Voice Actress: Asami Sanada

Friend of Orihime Inoue, Mahana Natsui, Tatsuki Arisawa, Chizuru Honshou, and Ryou Kunieda. She's shy.

Sado, Yasutora (茶渡 泰虎)

[Yasutora 'Chad' Sado Picture] Nickname: Chad.
Job: Student
Family: Oscar "Abuelo" Joaquin de la Rosa (deceased grandfather), deceased parents
Power: Right Arm
Height: 197 cm
Weight: 112 kg
Blood-type: A
Birthday: April 7
Theme Song: "No Song Unheard" by THE HELLACOPTERS from [HIGH VISIBILITY]
Voice Actor: Hiroki Yasumoto

Most people call him Chad because Ichigo Kurosaki misread his last name as "Chad" and the name stuck. He is Mexican but was born in Okinawa and was adopted by his grandfather at the age of 8, when his parents died. Because of his grandfather's influence Chad is a gentle giant; he hardly ever looses his temper and refuses to use his strength to help himself, although he is willing to use it to help others. His strength is almost superhuman and he has a very high constitution. He's been friends with Ichigo since middle school. Also friends with Keigo Asano, Mizuiro Kojima, Shigeo, and Harutoki. He considers a pendant he got while in Mexico more important than his life and has an outstanding promise to Ichigo that he will fight for Ichigo that he will fight for him and if Ichigo ever puts his life on the line for something, so will he. (!)

Shigeo (シゲオ)

[Shigeo Picture] Job: Unknown
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Blood-type: Unknown
Birthday: Unknown
Voice Actor: Ichirouta Koizumi

Friend of Yasutora "Chad" Sado and Harutoki. He doesn't make a lot of money and so is very concerned with deals on food. He plays the guitar.

Toba, Ryouhei (戸羽 龍兵)

[Ryouhei Toba Picture] Job: Student
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Blood-type: Unknown
Birthday: Unknown
Voice Actress: Sayori Ishizuka

Friend of Karin Kurosaki, Heita "Pinta" Toujouin, Kei "Donny" Uehara, and Kazuya Usaka. He's the most perverted one.

Toujouin, Heita (東条院 平太)

[Heita Toujouin Picture] Nickname: Pinta
Job: Student
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Blood-type: Unknown
Birthday: Unknown
Voice Actress: Asami Sanada

Friend of Karin Kurosaki, Ryouhei Toba, Kei "Donny" Uehara, and Kazuya Usaka. He's poor despite the impressive name.

Toono, Midoriko (遠野 翠子)

[Midoriko Toono Picture] Job: Student
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Blood-type: Unknown
Birthday: May 5

She's friends with Karin and Yuzu Kurosaki. She often gets bullied by Karin when she sees something she shouldn't. She never appears in the anime.

Uehara, Kei (上原 敬)

[Kei Uehara Picture] Nickname: Donny
Job: Student
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Blood-type: Unknown
Birthday: Unknown
Voice Actress: Tomoe Sakuragawa

Friend of Karin Kurosaki, Ryouhei Toba, Heita "Pinta" Toujouin, and Kazuya Usaka. He's called "Donny" because he looks like Ronald McDonald.

Usaka, Kazuya (宇坂 和哉)

[Kazuya Usaka Picture] Job: Student
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Blood-type: Unknown
Birthday: Unknown

Friend of Karin Kurosaki, Ryouhei Toba, Heita "Pinta"Toujouin, and Kei "Donny" Uehara. He's stupid despite the glasses. Kazuya never speaks in the anime.