Thread: Bleach Q&A
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Old 2007-12-14, 11:23   Link #979
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Originally Posted by sceptileex View Post
In japanese, the word 'bankai' (卍解) means final release.
isn't that read as manji kai (which, that i know of, doesn't have any meaning). manji as in, well... manji or (more modern) swastika, and kai as in the solution of an equation. the only japanese word i know of for bankai that translates into english is recovery/restoration (挽回)... but it's not commonly used at all.

so, i think blood_knight is right... it's just for dramatic purposes ^_^
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