Koga's betrayal causes Muramasa to lose control over all of the Hollows he absorbed to sustain himself. To make matters worse, his immense Spiritual Pressure begins to attract other Hollows to Karakura Town. As Ichigo, Uryu, Chad, Orihime, and Rukia work together to deal with the situation, Muramasa fires a massive Cero towards them.
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.