Hmmm, freezing and momentarily killing herself, I'll buy it. Nice move however how does lowering her body temperature cause her to move faster. Her shika seems more useful and powerful than the young prodigy captain, he is such a waste. Interesting if that was the end of the fight, I would love for a quick fight.
that came straight out of Samurai Deeper Kyo
Well... im trying to decide whether this makes her ice abilities more badass than Hitsu's now. Hitsu's is more outwardly whereas Rukia's is more internal? Glad she killed that freak in oen go though (I hope).
Character 1: My power is FEAR, everyone has it and so it makes me powerful.
Character 2: your powah doesn't work on me because of reasons
Character 1: Seriously, my power is fear, everyone has to obey it
Character 2: No really it doesn't work on me because of some reasons that I will vaguely explain
Character 1: No Seriously, dude
back and forth, back and forth and......
these are very Dues Ex Machina Bankai in these Bleachy Mary Sue-ish Chapters
You go Rukia. "You're as cooooold as ice, willing to sacrifice our love..." :D
Hold on a minute did she just do Byakuya's Senka to ńs Nōdt that was a nice little tribute.
Just as Krazy said her's is more internal, Sode no Shirayuki true ability is to drop the temperature of the user the zanpaktou just extends it's range, Hitsugaya's Hyorinmaru has the ability to change the weather and without control of his own reiatsu Hitsu can actually freeze and kill humans/spirits. The way I see it is anyone that comes back from the RG is gonna have a massive boost in skill and power so I'm not gonna go into who's more powerful because we could just say how powerful would Hitsu be if he got trained up there. What I will say is he has been set up to have power that could exceed some of the senior captains or should I say the now Captain commander his reiatsu can pretty much do what Yama's did in Bankai but to a smaller scale. Right now I still say he has a little more over Rukia.
@Kidistight, It doesn't make her move faster she just needs to act quick before she freezes, the speed she was showing seems to be her base speed just like how Renji has a massive amount of strength.
This doesn't have anything to do with this chapter but I was thinking about something
1. Juha has this ability where the people who he's "touched" when they die their power goes back to him
2. The other quincies had the ability to absorb Bankai, but when they were hollowfied it was like a poison to them
3. That probably means that to Juha hollows are also "poisonous"
4. Ichigo has a part of Juha and a Hollow inside of him
5. If Ichigo dies, wouldn't his powers go to Juha, which also includes his hollow power, which would poison Juha?
Consequence: Kill Ichigo, so Juha can die :D
And since Ichigo is technically still alive. He would just go to the soul society anyway and become a shinigami again. So it's win/win.