The battle of Rangiku and Momo versus Haineko and Tobiume heats up, as both sides try to outsmart their opponents. Elsewhere, captain Toshiro Hitsugaya has located his Zanpakuto Hyorinmaru. But to Toshiro's surprise, Hyorinmaru has lost all trace of his memory following his release by Muramasa. In order to help regain Hyorinmaru's lost memories and prove that he is its true master, Toshiro challenges his Zanpakuto to battle.
Uryu begins his own investigation to track down the enemy who attacked him. As he goes around searching for clues, he notices that people close to Ichigo are acting strangely. Meanwhile, Ichigo's Fullbring training is nearing its completion.
Ichigo escapes from his house in confusion after witnessing his friends and family welcoming Tsukishima as if they've known him for years. Regrouping with Ginjo, Ichigo learns that the same change has also happened to Riruka and the other Xcution members.