After the last few chapters of Bleach, Captain Mayuri Kurotsuchi fought against the Quincy known as Pernida, who began with
Bleach 644 see’s the defeat of Pernida after her body explodes into endless pieces. Mayuri then guides Ikkaku and Yumichika
Bleach 643 see’s the death of Nemuri as Pernida quickly uses its nerves and pokes into Nemuri quickly splitting her
Bleach 642 changes it once more as Nemuri sets herself into action by using the power of her own soul
Bleach 641 see’s Mayuri and Nemu talk about how they can fight together in order to defeat Pernida, however after
Bleach 640 see’s Mayuri and Nemu (or Nemuri Nangou) have a moment as she’s ordered not to get herself killed for the fact that Mayuri may have already got feelings for her. While Pernida regenerates all his fingers, he reveals his Quincy abilities while also mentioning that he’s always been a Quincy. Pernida destroys Mayuri’s Bankai using his abilities.
Bleach 639 see’s Mayuri’s Golden Ashisogi Jizou Bankai called out, this time it’s a lot different as it contains a Demon Womb Wrapped in Disease, giving birth to his reconfigured Bankai which allows him to eat Pernida and his three left arms after he had cut two of his fingers and transformed those into new bodies.
Bleach 638 continues the battle between Mayuri vs Pernida, we see Pernida try to use his hands and nerves in order to manipulate inorganic material to catch Mayuri out, he does and forces Mayuri to explodes his armor revealing whats under his mask to be tube like hair and ears. Mayuri explodes Pernida’s pinky finger as a sample when it also comes to life.
Bleach 637 see’s the real identity of Pernida to be the Soul King’s Left Arm, compared to Ukitake’s Kamikake. While Mayuri battles Mayuri, he gets even more giddy and happy to see that he can experiment on his left arm as much as he wants. While this goes on, Nemu notices that Mayuri could possibly have changed.
Bleach 635 see’s the death of Giselle and Liltotto by the hands of Yhwach just before he goes to sleep, transferring his powers to Jugram. Grimmjow begins his battles with Nakk Le Vaar leading him to get poisoned and nearly killed. Zaraki and Mayuri continue on as they face Pernida leading to Zaraki’s right arm being twisted while Pernida is cut leading to a transformation from Pernida.