Episodes 230-241 of the Japanese anime based on the manga by Tite Kubo. A mysterious figure's appearance in the Soul Society coincides with a sudden rebellion of the very spirits which the soul reapers fight alongside. Worse still, amid the chaos one of their own seemingly betrays them: none other than Byakuya Kuchiki (voice of Ryotaro Okiayu). Ichigo (Masakazu Morita) must help his friends get to the bottom of this bizarre conspiracy. The episodes are: 'A New Enemy! The Materialization of Zanpakuto', 'Byakuya, Disappearing With the Cherry Blossoms', 'Sode No Shirayuki Vs Rukia! Delusion of the Heart', 'Zangetsu Becomes an Enemy', 'Renji Surprised?! The Two Zabimaru', 'Clash! Hisagi Vs Kazeshini', 'Release! The New Getsuga Tensho', 'Sui-Feng, Surround the Zanpakuto', 'Friendship? Hatred? Haineko & Tobiume', 'The Awakening Hyorinmaru! Hitsugaya's Fierce Fight', 'Byakuya's Betrayal' and 'For the Sake of Pride! Byakuya Vs Renji'.