Shinigami (Soul Reaper (s)) are guardians of the souls who are going through the circle of transmigration. In ancient times, they were knowns as Balancers. They purify Hollows who do evil in the World of the Living and ensure the crossing of souls - the Pluses who have lost their way after death - by giving them a soul burial. Shinigami are the opposite of Quincy.
- Konso (Soul Burial)
- Hollow Cleansing
- Soul Governance
Shinoreijutsuin (Spiritual Arts Academy)
Zankensoki: Basic Shinigami fighting techniques.
To aid in their missions, particuarly when said missions involve more than simply dispatching a Hollow, Shinigami have a number of unique items to assist them in their duties.
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