Online stream anime episodes, Watch Bleach Episode 231 English Subbed online and free episodes. Anime Episode guide, Chapter Bleach Episode 231 English Subbed Byakuya, Disappearing with the Cherry Blossoms Ichigo finds Rukia Kuchiki injured in the world of the living, whilst a strange woman, who uses Rukia’s abilities, is attacking her. It is revealed that this woman is in fact Rukia’s zanpakutō, Sode no Shirayuki. Ichigo successfully forces the renegade zanpakutō into submission, and Sode no Shirayuki retreats back to Soul Society. Ichigo brings Rukia to Kisuke Urahara’s shop, where she reveals that the Soul Reapers’ zanpakutō have attacked their masters, and reveals that Byakuya Kuchiki was seemingly defeated by his own zanpakutō, Senbonzakura.