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Sunday, May 15th, 2005
1:04 am - Jumping back - quick Issue #18

feather_down
Notes: This is really quick and roughly put together and, um, hi again?. I only went through a few of the major comms as I don't have much time tonight and I know I missed things. I'm not quite sure what happened with the missing week, as well, but here we go. Backtracking for the week of April 29th to May 5th.

Anouncements and Other Important Things
A reminder of soul_society rules are posted.
stardust_rain compiled a list of Bleach communities


Media
Episode 30 Raw was released by Xylomen Raws and L33t-Raws
Episode 30 subbed is released by Lunar
The Raw of chapter 177 was posted along with its translation
soifon posts a translation to 177.
D.technoLife has a single release date
electra_torch posts Episode 30 screencaps
omchan posted the cover of DVD vol. 5 and the WJ #23 cover
kirimi posts that DVD vol. 6 will come with a 2nd bonus drama CD
shiroro posts downloads and translations to Bleach 'B' Station 05
autumnia posted downloads to the Bleach 'B' Station 04

Discussion
feather_down posted a Byakuya defense essay.

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Leave a comment if anything was missed. Thank you!

current mood: exhausted

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Friday, May 13th, 2005
8:38 pm - Issue #19

knockthedoor
Notes: So here we have the Bleach happenings from May 6th to May 12th. If I missed anything between those dates, please let me know, and I'll add them in!

Last week's report can be found here, so feel free to put up anything missed over there.

Media
SaiyaMan Bleach 31 Raw is released
Chihiro and Lunar release Bleach 31
nchantedsakura uploaded the Houki Boshi PV with several mirrors in the comments.
electra_torch has Bleach 32 screencaps (complete episode, has spoilers)
hidden_gems uploaded the "violin scene" from episode 17
davenfonet wants AMV feedback
innocentlyjaded posted Renji screencaps
undead_milkman created a Byakuya Fan Package
d_grayman uploaded scanlated volume 15 extra
sokkenai uploaded Soi Fong images from the episode 31 ED
phoenyxraine uploaded episode 31 ED
15plus uploaded Urahara lines from 6-14 and images from the episode 31 ED
shattterheart posts 2nd Ishida/Ichigo fst and, also the 3rd fst

Discussion
halcyonjazz posts about demon arts, Aizen, and Urahara and Tessai
plumvs asks about the deeper meaning of Bleach (possible spoilers in comments)
babbitblob has something to point out (spoilers)
oceanizer posts a chapter 178 spoiler
sadicque asks about Hisagi, chapter 177 spoiler
stardust_rain posts about "Kubo's style of story telling, reappearance of characters, etc." (spoiler warnings)
biteme65 asks about why people like Renji
undead_milkman asks why people like Byakuya
shuugasmer asks why people like Shuuhei
fuzipenguin asks about Benihime
jen_kat wants to know what Rukia would do if Ichigo dyed his hair (possible)
lemonyloyce has a discussion going on Rukia's past

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Friday, April 29th, 2005
6:09 pm - Issue #17

knockthedoor
Notes: Only a note to myself this time: NEVER, EVER, EVER, wait until Friday morning to run about LJ trying to get all of the Bleach posts, ever again. Never. If I missed anything (or linked to the wrong entry, wrong person, et cetera) just let me know!

Media
Lunar has episode 29 subbed
Saiyaman releases Episode 29 raw
shiroro uploads Bleach B-Station #2 and 3
sensorglitch posted a link to Bleach 176 Raw
kirimi posts pictures and information about the AniKichi special in Jump.
electra_torch posts episode 29 screencaps
sidh posts screencaps of the episode 28 ED
lizalou42 posted Bleach flyers
15plus posts screencaps and a raw episode, as well as more screencaps from episode 19, episode 29 ED screencap and animation, and episode 20 screencaps

Discussion
dwaro starts a discussion about Aizen and his powers
brainmuffin starts a discussion about Aizen
avianthropy created a poll on whether or not Rukia has a mullet
kasumi_blue wonders whether different Quincy had their own weapons
autophanous has thoughts about 176
arctos0384 has questions about Gin, and Isida, Urahara, Ichigo, and the Hougyouku
harryslibrarian asks about Ishida's Quincy powers (spoilers)
thoudeadringer starts a discussion about Bleach breast sizes
ashchan has several thoughts on Bleach
goldberry asks who you would cast in a Bleach Live Action show
ashchan asks why people like Shunsui/Nanao
ai_kizu asks what people thought of chapter 176

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Saturday, April 23rd, 2005
7:52 pm

queenallie03
Notes: I'm really sorry this is late guys! I had super busy week with projects and papers and I ended up crashing and sleeping all Friday and most of today. x.x So here's everything that happened April 15th through the 21th, and if I missed anything please let me know. Sorry again! ><

Media
sn0wlaku8n posted links to better quality 175 raws
oceanizer posted Ch 176 Text Spoiler, Ch 176 Very LQ Digital Camera Pics and Bleach c176 Raw and translation a discussion followed in the comments.
Bleach Episode 28 Raw is out
15plus posted screencaps of 28 and The (almost) complete Ishi/hime moment
babbitblob posted screencaps of 28
Chihiro's sub of ep 28 is out
Lunar's sub of 28 is out
lizalou42 posted scans of a booklet for the Bleach video game found in VJump, May 2005. Part two of the scans here
15plus posted yousendit links for raws 3,4,&10-14
seca posted information on the Bleach OST

Discussion
stardust_rain posted theories in response to chapter 175.
15plus strated a discussion about Urahara Kisuke (spoilers for recent chapters)
wowzers01 started a discussion on Ichigo's Unusual Ability
serpent_cross started a discussion about the length of the anime
nishikaze630 started a discussion about Tousen and Gin (spoilers for recent chapters)
haya5h1 posted Bleach PSP game question
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Fandom ongoings may be left in a comment.

current mood: stressed

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Friday, April 15th, 2005
1:25 pm - Issue #15

feather_down
Notes: This issue contains postings from April 9th to April 14th. This will be my last posting until at least September as my summer job will not allow me access to a computer often or allow me to update on the correct day. knockthedoor and queenallie03 will now be switching off every other week between themsleves. See ya!

Media
Saiyaman's Raw of Bleach 27 was released</a>.
Chihiro and Lunar fansubs are released.
Chapter 175 is released. Discussion occurs within comments.
kremlin_dusk posted screencaps of episode 27.
serpent_cross posted downloads for the 3rd Division ending.
Links were posted to download the new opening and ending themes of Bleach.
Orihime will be featured of the Bleach DVD volume 4.
seca posts scans of scans of Bleach DVD volume 3.
shiroro posts The Bleach Radio show station 01 up for download</a>.
Some of the cast for the Bleach Musical was listed.
More cast info on BleachMyu and information on the Bleach radio show.

Discussion
goldberry starts a dicussion about Ichigo's powers.
halcyonjazz posts a crack!theory about chapter 175.
ddiviner posts more theorization about chapter 175.
karu_chan starts a discussion on Viz's translation of the manga.

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Fandom ongoings may be left in a comment.

current mood: busy

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Friday, April 8th, 2005
2:34 pm - Issue #14

knockthedoor
Notes: Ah! I meant to post this earlier, but I overslept and then realized I had forgotten to check a few communities for indexing. If anyone notices anything missing that was posted between April 1st to April 7th please comment and let me know!

Media
Lunar put out Bleach 26 subbed
Saiyaman releases Bleach 26 raw
shiroro posts Bleach Chapter #00
laboo posts Chapter 174 raw
soifon translated 174
sugaahcube posts Bleach 26 screencaps
serpent_cross posts yousendit links to the new OP/ED videos
sorakazi ripped the new ED
kirimi posts about The Bleach episode memories in the rain being available on DVD at the Jump Shop
sidh made a mini movie out of fan art, and another one here.

Discussion
wowzers01 starts two discussions, both related to Hollows (in relation to Aizen and Rukia/Kaien), and two brainstorms regarding Aizen
meidara talks about Aizen and Rukia
goldberry starts a discussion about favourite Bleach characters aside from Ichigo/Rukia

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Once again, if I missed anything, please let me know.

current mood: apologetic

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Friday, April 1st, 2005
2:00 pm - Issue #13

queenallie03
Notes: This is everything that has happened in the Bleach fandom from the 25th-31st. Or at least I tried to get all of it. ^^;;

Media
Lunar has subbed ep. 24
Bleach 25 RAW out
Lunar has subbed ep. 25
Chapter 173 Raw and translation
sidh made an AMV/Montage
kremlin_dusk posted Episode 25 Screencaps
sugaahcube posted Episode 25 Screencaps
syokhan posted the V Jump 5 Special and shiroro translated it.
shiroro posted tanslations of the Master Game Book
iyouboushi posted Bleach Book Adventure translations
_hissori posted about a Bleach Radio Show

Discussion
fistofdemonking started a discussion about Shinigami's Ban Kai
hi_chan started a discussion about Chapter 173
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If there was anything that I missed please leave it in a comment.

current mood: busy

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Friday, March 25th, 2005
1:00 pm - Issue #12

feather_down
Notes: The Bleach fandom continues to grow and I've tried my best to find everything that's been posted this last week from the 18th to the 24th, but if I've missed anything, please let me know. A lot of stuff was posted this week. You're all trying to kill us, I swear. :p

Media
Bleach 24 Raw was released by Saiyaman.
Bleach 172 Raw was posted. Discussion takes place in comments and two translations can be found there as well.
wagamamajuliet posted Bleach 24 screencaps.
suugahcube posted Bleach 24 screencaps.
isa_chan posted Bleach 24 screencaps.
Raw for chapter -17 was posted as well as a link to translation.


Discussion
d_grayman starts a discussion on what happens when the anime catches up to the manga.
ladykuja starts a discussion on Conspiracy theories in the SS arc.
kasumi_blue starts a discussion on voice actors for a dub.
On friends-locking certain media-entries. (friends-locked)
goldberry starts a discussion on how Bleach will end. (Ichigo/Rukia centric)

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Fandom ongoings may be left in a comment.

current mood: amused

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Friday, March 18th, 2005
11:23 am - Issue #11

knockthedoor
Notes: Well, I was sure kept busy this week! Once again, if I missed anything, or messed anything up, please leave a comment or email me at touchingthegirls @ gmail.com with any posts that happened from March 11th to March 17th.

Media
Bleach 23 RAW is subbed by Saiyaman
Bleach 23 is subbed by Chihiro and Lunar
sugaahcube posts Bleach 23 screencaps
isa_chan posts Bleach 23 screencaps
oceanizer posts Bleach Jump scans and Chapter 171
fat posts the cover of the 16th tankoubon
arienai posts Bleach White Day card scans
finnimon posted scans of the upcoming Bleach game
seca found the Bleach volume 3 DVD cover
__wrongxagain posted Bleach 22 screencaps

Discussion
tekdeath starts a discussion on chapter 170, Aizen & Hitsugaya
seoinage brings up when Bleach will end
stardust_rain starts a discussion on shocking moments in Bleach
goldberry starts a discussion on possibilities for Rukia's bankai name/command phrase
ringononohara talks about Bleach name meanings (mostly Rukia and Ichigo's names)
15plus asks about the possibility of Urahara being evil
mpogalin discusses Gin in episode 23 as compared to Gin throughout the manga
anisky0703 talks about chapter 171

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Fandom ongoings may be left in a comment or emailed to rukongaireport (at) yahoo.com

current mood: accomplished

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Friday, March 11th, 2005
10:03 am

queenallie03
Notes: Nothing from the newest pairing communities created during this past week has been posted. Please visit the communities to see about fanart and fanfics from their respective pairings. Sorry!

Media
hemisofia made a Rukia playlist in fst
shiroro posted the lyrics for Stray Dog - Renji's Theme
Bleach ep 22 raw by Saiyaman
sugaahcube posted Ep. 22 screencaps
Bleach 22 subbed (chihiro)
Lunar -- Bleach 22
170 raw was posted (discussion follows)

Discussion
dosetsu posted Zanpaku Sword Megapost: Deluxe Collector's Edition, Remastered with a list of all Zanpaku swords and their abilities and a discussion followed.
halcyonjazz posted a conspiracy theory (spoiler through newer chapters)
sandypaw asked a question about Reincarnation in Bleach
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Fandom ongoings may be left in a comment or emailed to rukongaireport (at) yahoo.com

current mood: cold

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Friday, March 4th, 2005
1:36 pm

feather_down
Notes: Big round of applause for queenallie03 and knockthedoor please.

And after some consideration, the icon section of the report has been discontinued. Most icons are posted in one location -- bleach_icons and I'm told some icons over at animeicons. The bleach_icons community will continue to be watched for wallpapers and colorbars, but reporting every single icon post (one day hit the 10 mark) can be overwhelming. If there's a huge objection to this, the icon section will be re-introduced back into the report.

Media
Bleach 21 Raw was released by Saiyaman.
Bleach 21 was subbed by Chihiro and Lunar.
Bleach chapter 169 Raw was posted. Post also leads to chapter discussion.
suugahcube posts Bleach 21 screencaps.
seca posts scans of Bleach DVD volume 2.
Cover for Volume 16 of Bleach.

Discussion
oooshiny starts a discussion about Zangetsu and Ichigo.
mrteaspoon starts a discussion on conspiracy theories within Soul Society.


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Fandom ongoings may be left in a comment or emailed to rukongaireport (at) yahoo.com

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Friday, February 25th, 2005
9:27 am - Issue #8

knockthedoor
Notes: This is my first time updating the report, so I may have missed a few things. If something happened between the 18th to the 24th, comment or email me about it, and I'll add it in! There's a lot of posts at bleach_cosplay that haven't been added, mostly pictures, intros, and questions.

Media
Bleach 20 Raw was released by Saiyaman
Bleach 20 was subbed by Chihiro, and Lunar
Bleach 11-20 Batch is released by Lunar
oceanizer posts Chapter 168
seca posted a Bleach DVD Vol.2 cover scan.
halcyonjazz uploaded the torrent and zip file of the *Asterisk single.
queenallie03 reposts Asterisk single
rozard points out a mistake on the R2 DVD.
rukia posted translations of the CD Drama
babbitblob put up episode 20 screencaps
seeing_scarlet reposts yousendit links for the Bleach drama tracks.
sugaahcube posts Bleach 20 screencaps

Discussion
alwzcokeacola posts thoughts on how Rukia's shinigami powers changed Ichigo.
stimi posts about Shuuhei.

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Fandom ongoings can be left in a comment or emailed to rukongaireport (at) yahoo dot com.

current mood: cold

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Friday, February 18th, 2005
10:49 am

queenallie03
Notes: I, queenallie03, and knockthedoor are going to be helping feather_down with the report from now on.

Media
Bleach 18 Subbed by Lunar
Bleach 19 Raw out
Bleach 19 subbed by moochi635
Bleach 19 subbed by Lunar out
athena8 put up their summary of Episode 19
sugaahcube posted episode 19 screencaps
oceanizer put up their translation of 167
seeing_scarlet posted yousendit links to the Bleach Drama CD

Discussion
la_kalaka started an Orihime relationship discution
xdancesoffcliff started a discussion about Orihime's powers

Sites
isa_chan commented saying her bleach directory isachan.net should not be accessed as there may be a harmful file on it.
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Fandom ongoings can be left in a comment or emailed to rukongaireport (at) yahoo dot com.

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Friday, February 11th, 2005
11:16 am - Issue #6

feather_down
Notes: Currently looking for one or two people to help rukongai_report with trading off weeks or keeping on top of posts in certain communities. Leave a comment if you're willing.

Media
Bleach 18 Raw was released by Saiyman and YeyRaw Raw.
moochi08 subbed Bleach 18 here.
Bleach 167 Raw was released. Link also leads to chapter discussion.
athena8 has a summary of Bleach 18 up.
arienai posted a summary of the Bleach Drama CD.
seca posts images of Bleach DVD volume 1.
suugahcube posted screencaps of Bleach 18.

Discussion
haya5h1 starts Episode 18 discussion.
aixchel starts a discussion on Anti-Ichi.
megakazu posts about the 13 Divisions and their duties.

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Friday, February 4th, 2005
4:01 pm - Issue #5

feather_down
Notes: Slightly later than usual. I apologize. 30_kisses has several people doing art/writing fic for Bleach couples within it that I have not linked. I'll try to keep up with it for the next posting.

Media
Lunar Bleach Episode 17 subbed.
Saiyaman Bleach 17 Raw was released.
Bleach Chapter 166 Raw. Link leads to chapter discussion.
athena8 posted a summary of Episode 17.
questofdream posted Episode 17 screencaps.
_rainbowtears_ posted Renji Episode 17 screencaps.

Discussion
Episode 17 discussion going on.

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Fandom ongoings can be left in a comment or emailed to rukongaireport (at) yahoo dot com.

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Friday, January 28th, 2005
10:12 am - Issue #4

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Media
Bleach Chapter 165 is out. Link also leads to discussion.
Bleach Episode 16 subbed by Lunar is out.
Saiyaman Bleach Episode 16 Raw and YeyRaws version are up on bittorrent.
Bleach Episode 15 subbed was released by Lunar.
The single release of Thank You, the 2nd ED to Bleach.
Full version of Asterisk is up for download. (video rip, ambient sounds)
The music video for Asterisk is up on bittorrent.
sugaahcube has screencaps for Bleach Episode 16 up.

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Fandom ongoings may be left in a comment or emailed to rukongaireport (at) yahoo dot com.

current mood: tired

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Thursday, January 20th, 2005
11:59 pm - Issue #3

feather_down
Media
Saiyaman Bleach 15 Raw is up on bittorrent.
Bleach Chapter 164 is released. Link also leads to its discussion
Information about Kon and Ichigo plushies.
Post about the release of the Bleach R2 DVDs.
leslina has the mp3 Thank You up for download.
joukido has information about Orange Range's Asterisk CD release.
sugaahcube has screencaps for Bleach episode 15 up.
deaxolff had animated gifs from Bleach 15 up.
velocet posts a bittorrent link to Rie Fu's album that contains 'Life is Like a Boat

Discussion
araenai started the dicussion for Bleach 15 here.
ayaachi starts a discussion on the lack of Shinigami response in episode 14.
narugami starts a discussion on Ichigo and Orihime's hair color.
wowzers01 starts a discussion on a conspiracy theory between Yoruichi and Urahara. Warning: spoilers throughout.

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Fandom ongoings can be left in a comment or emailed to rukongaireport (at) yahoo dot com.

current mood: chipper

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Sunday, January 16th, 2005
2:50 pm - Issue #2

feather_down
Media
SaiyaMan Bleach 14 Raw was released.
Lunar Bleach 14 Subbed has been released.
oceanizer announces Bleach Chapter 163 Raw is out. Link also leads to the discussion.
Rie Fu's new album comes out Jan. 19th, which includes Life is Like a Boat on it.
simply_shine has a post on where to get the Bleach 2005 manga calender.
isa_chan posted links to downloads for the Bleach opening and ending songs and sequences.
deaxolff has the new ED to Bleach up for download.
sugaahcube has screencaps of Bleach 14 up.

Discussion
araenai started the discussion on Bleach 14 here.
aoyagi_rikka has a discussion going on whether or not Ichigo can die.

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Sites
kawool has a new Bleach fansite up at Bleach Society.

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Contests
bleach_icontest has started Week 07 voting.
bleach_random has extended its current contest one more week.
kurosaki_clinic has a 'contest' up for all icon makers.

Miscellaneous
underthemoon posted pictures of Shinigami hilts that were made.

Fandom ongoings can be left in a comment or emailed to rukongaireport (at) yahoo.com.

current mood: dorky

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Thursday, January 13th, 2005
8:42 pm - Issue #1

feather_down
Notes:
This very first edition of Rukongai Report mainly concerns fansites, lj communities, and RPGs already in existence. The next edition posted in a day or so will deal with fan fiction, fanart, and other fandom things that have been posted since last Friday. If any new sites were announced this past week or fanlistings created, they'll be posted in the next issue or two.

It is encouraged that fandom ongoings be emailed to rukongaireport (at) yahoo.com or leave a comment if something was missed that you think should have been put in the current issue as some things may be missed.

Websites

Bleach - the offical Bleach website (in Japanese)
Bleach - the second offical Bleach website (in Japanese)
Bleach 7 - media and information
soul data - mostly info
strawberry & lion - translations of Bleach up to volume 4.
Rockin' Future 7 - soul_society's website.
DeathBerry
Too SCHEXAY - mostly media
Intuition - Ichigo fansite
Guiltsomeish - Rukia fansite
Chase Chad Around - Chad shrine

Fanlistings - mostly taken from animefanlistings.org

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Communities

soul_society - mainly discussion and announcements
kurosaki_clinic - fanfic/fanart
bleach_fact - information and requests
bleach_icons - icons
bleach_random - icon awards
bleach_1go - general
bleach_yaoi - soul society yaoi
bleach_icontest - icon contest
bleachsc - screen caps and icon bases
bleach_rating - which Bleach character are you?

RPGs

bleach_rp - The Bleach RP
shin_gakuen - Soul Society Shinigami Gakuen - Bleach AU RP

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