Originally Posted by Vengeance
Actually Bleach borrowed quite a few ideas from Yu Yu Hakusho. In fact Bleach was originally rejected because it was to similar to Yu Yu. You know with the whole Spirit detective/Shinigami similarities.
I actually said tha first time I watched, 'what is this fake assed Yu-Yu wannabe shit?' Honestly before the first character said 'Bankai' wasn't that interested honestly.