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Bleach, Volume 33 (Bleach #33)

4.25  ·  Rating Details ·  2,499 Ratings  ·  29 Reviews
The Bad Joke
Ichigo's misson to rescue his friend Orihime from the Hollow world has turned into a struggle for survival against a succession of enemies, each one more powerful than the next. Now another vicious challenger has entered the fray, one that happens to know the startling truth about Ichigo's new friend Nel!
Paperback, 192 pages
Published December 7th 2010 by VIZ Media LLC (first published April 4th 2008)
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Sara
Dec 19, 2012 Sara rated it it was amazing
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MissAnnThrope
06 December 2012

Initially, I didn't think I was going to enjoy Bleach, Vol. 33: The Bad Joke because it features battles with two of my most disliked Espadas. I cannot stand Szayelaporro and his strange voodoo-doll powers. His creepiness is much like Mayuri Kurotsuchi, whom I can't stand as well. Their stories bore me to tears.

But things started to look up when Ichigo was in trouble with Nnoitra Gilga and then this happened...
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Sophia F
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Cornerofmadness
Jul 09, 2011 Cornerofmadness rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
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Ian
May 18, 2015 Ian rated it it was amazing
Shelves: bleach, manga
This book is rated Teen according to the folks at Viz Media and contains violence so use your best judgment on whether you want to allow a younger person to read the series (After all it's also on Cartoon Network as an Anime as well.)

The action heats up as Nnoitora tries to finish Grimmjow but Ichigo blocks the final blow before it could be delivered and drawing the attention of the mighty Espada. While facing seemingly impossible odds however an unlikely ally shows up (or more accurately powers
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Stephen  Alff (AlffBooks)
Bleach was definitely very interesting to read and different to what I usually read. I enjoyed the whole soul reaper concept and how we find out more and more about the main character as the story goes on.

It's a fast read and is easy to understand but gets progressively more difficult to follow parts of the story due to there being so many different characters that can be qualified as important in the progression of the story.

I would recommend it for the story line and the graphics but I do feel
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Robert Beveridge
Tite Kubo, Bleach, vol. 33: The Bad Joke (ViZ, 2001)

Okay, so the big battle between Ichigo and Grimmjow wasn't the end of the Hueco Mundo storyline, and that was something of a disappointment. But balancing out the fact that Kubo is going to keep dragging us along in a story that wore its welcome out quite a while ago is the revelation of who Nel actually is, Nel having been the only new character introduced in Hueco Mundo who seemed worthy of the characterization Kubo was so exact with back in
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Kate (Reading Through Infinity)
3.5 stars
I'd basically already read this volume a long time ago, but I'm going back to where I left off so I can continue with Bleach because it was (and still is) one of my favourite mangas, and I honestly don't know why I stopped reading it. Of the volumes I've read so far it wasn't the most exciting, but it was great to get back into it after a long while, and there was an excellent plot twist. Granted, I already knew about it, but it still managed to slap me in the face with how dramatic it
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M. Ashraf
Mar 28, 2015 M. Ashraf rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: graphic-novels
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Jeffrey
Tite Kubo keeps using the same tricks in this arc he already used in the previous one, but it works, more or less. Yet again we have a seeming companion character who is more than they seem who will ultimately probably teach Ichigo something new so that he can become even more powerful, but only after saving his bacon once or twice.

Don't get me wrong, Kubo does a good job telling the story, but then he's already had a go at it in this series before.
Bbabri
Sep 09, 2013 Bbabri rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Hmm..*.*
Idejét nem tudom, mikor tetszett ennyire egy Bleach kötet. Ez annyira…Izgalmas volt!
Végre Nel visszaváltozott, és … *.* Alig vártam már ezt a részt. Noitora egy pszichopata, de még így is kedvelem.
Tetszettek a flashback-ek is. Jó volt Nel-t olyannak látni, amilyen.
Amiért levonok egy fél csillagot, az az, hogy amikor a Nel-Noitora szál a tetőpontra ért, mindig helyszínt váltottunk, és kénytelen voltam Pesshe és Dondochakka marhaságait olvasni. Renji és Ishida harca Szayel Aporro-val tetsz
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Sarah Hayes
Dec 20, 2010 Sarah Hayes rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga-lns-misc
This book was cover-to-cover action with only a brief break for some much needed flashbacks into Nel's past - yes, Nel, the little girl with big secrets whose life has now been propelled into the main story. Funny enough, I found the fight of Szayel vs Renji and Ishida, especially when the dolls were pulled out. A nice, rollicking volume with a very delicious cliffhanger for volume 34 - too bad Viz couldn't give us even a tentative release date for the actual GN!
Softymel
Comme pour le volume précédent, dans celui-ci les combats sont entrecoupé d'informations qui apporte un peu de développement à l'histoire. Notamment, on y apprend qui est vraiment Nel.

Mais on attend quand même une confrontation finale avec Aizen, car cet enchaînement de petits combats contre tout ces espadas est lassant...
Taruia
May 12, 2015 Taruia rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
The fight between Ichigo and Nnoitora continues unabated (I mean to a worrying extent) and the one between Szayelaporro and everyone else has actually got both interesting and destructive. But the big incident in this volume is Nel now, um, all grown up :) and opening a big can of whoop-a!se
Jaquan
I read this manga and ichigo was getting beat bad he was almost until Nel transformed and protected him
Linny
Jun 23, 2011 Linny rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read this in the library...
Kat Miller
Jul 07, 2011 Kat Miller rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
i loved this book
Wickedshizuku
May 17, 2014 Wickedshizuku rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Manga fans, Anime fans
Recommended to Wickedshizuku by: Migandas
We start off this volume with Chapter 287: Don't Forget Till You Die.
Indah Threez Lestari
#Program BUBU

Pertama kali dibeli dan dibaca pada tanggal 19 Agustus 2010.
Daniela Stefania
Mar 22, 2015 Daniela Stefania rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: infinite-love, manga
NELL. GUAT.
Valerio
Aug 11, 2014 Valerio rated it it was amazing
Shelves: bleach-tite-kubo
Just awesome!!
Sarah ~Sehrenity~
Dec 16, 2010 Sarah ~Sehrenity~ rated it really liked it
Finally happy to see the story picking up again with a new development that I quite like.
Steph
Nov 25, 2009 Steph rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Bleach fans
Shelves: manga
Great manga, one of my top favorites.
Daniel
Aug 20, 2014 Daniel rated it it was amazing
loved this.
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  • NARUTO -ナルト- 50 巻ノ五十
1977
久保 帯人, also transliterated Taitou Kubo, Taito Kubo, or Jiu bao dai ren.

The son of a town council member in Fuchu, Aki District, Hiroshima. He never took drawing seriously until he was 17; after reading Dragon Ball he knew he wanted to be a manga artist. At the age of 18 he submitted his first concept for the series Zombiepowder but it got rejected. Zombiepowder was rejected multiple times until K
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