Ichigo Kurosaki never asked for the ability to see ghosts – he was born with the gift. When his family is attacked by a Hollow – a malevolent lost soul – Ichigo becomes a Soul Reaper, dedicating his life to protecting the innocent and helping the tortured spirits themselves find peace. The battle for Karakura Town rages on! Captain General Yamamoto has joined the fight, and with his formidable powers added to the fray, Ichigo might have a chance to beat Aizen. But in order to ready himself for the final confrontation, Ichigo decides to undergo an intense training with his father. It will give him the edge to face off against Aizen, but when the dust clears, what will be left of life as he knows it? Contains volumes 46-48.