Bleach Chapter 460+ : Changes in the 13 Divisions? *spoiler alert*

Malaysia
September 4, 2011 9:31am CST
Has anyone noticed the changes in the all of those who came to help Ichigo? Their hairstyles especially had changed (Zaraki doesn't have his hair all done up with bells, Byakuya doesn't have that noble white thing in his hair, etc etc). They seem more relaxed now, in my opinion. Hitsugaya did say that Ichigo had brought change to Soul Society. Was this one of the changes? That they're not as strict as before? And has Rukia been made into the vice-captain of the 13th Division? Her division didn't have a vice-captain after the death of Shiba Kaien and I noticed that Rukia is wearing the Division badge on her arm. As far as I know, only vice-captains are issued that arm-badge (or am I mistaken)? What do you think?
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@secretbear (19472)
• Philippines
5 Sep 11
Hi! I don't read the manga but I watch the anime. I am excited to see these changes in the anime though. However, I think I like Zaraki and Byakuya with their current hairstyles. Zaraki having bells in his spiked hair adds oddity to his already odd behavior. And I've always seen the bells as a symbol of his erratic power. With Byakuya, of course, those "hair pins" add to his respectable look. And I like him as a very rigid, noble, respectable man as he is. Anyway, it is still interesting to know that they will change a lot of things in the characters.
• Malaysia
5 Sep 11
Thanks for your response! I wish I didn't spoil the story for you since the manga is waaaaaay beyond the anime. I haven't been following the anime lately since it keeps coming up with these new filler arcs that seem a little lame for Bleach. And it wouldn't matter as much if only they'd inserted the fillers after the current arc not smack in the middle of one. Kinda throws you off the plot. I actually like both their hairstyles. The previous ones made them look powerful and showed their personality. The current ones make them seem more friendly and relaxed.
@Fireheart (683)
• India
4 Sep 11
As far as i know, those people in bleach have changed alot when compared to older version, they are modern looking i felt, the change is good it doesn't look bad at all infact it looks like everyone is getting more older and kurosaki too look quite different from back then more serious feeling with real attitude, i think rukia gone slim and why did she have to cut her hair off looks like a nerd now with a badge.
• Malaysia
5 Sep 11
True. They all look more modern. They look so much more different from before. I don't approve of Rukia's haircut either. Its the only hairstyle change that they could've done without.
• Philippines
4 Sep 11
I think that maybe the author wanted to change their look as a symbolism that they now respect Ichigo after what he has done for soul society, but maybe just a change of pace. After all, Ichigo still has the same attack after so many chapters and evolution. It is kinda frustrating.
• Malaysia
5 Sep 11
Symbolism hmm? Could be I suppose. I kinda agree... having the same attack is kinda frustrating. What he seems to have a lot of is wardrobe changes lol