Gin Ichimaru is a mysterious character in Bleach for the most part. He’s also one of the most interesting and memorable.
There’s layers to who he is. On the surface as he says in his own words, he’s a snake. And a sly person.
We see there’s deeper, more softer parts to his character when interacting with certain characters.
The quotes in this post reflect this, along with his cold-ish nature, realizations, meaningful moments and more.
Let’s get into it!
Gin Ichimaru Quotes:
“I’m not too fond of sad stories.” – Gin Ichimaru
“I’m a snake. Cold of flesh and devoid of heart. My tongue flicks back and forth, ever in search of new prey, and if I like what I find, I swallow ’em whole.” – Gin Ichimaru
“What idiotic rules are you talking about? You misunderstood. Even when the guardian loses, the guardian may still not open the door. If the guardian lost, then that would mean… he must be executed.” – Gin Ichimaru
“A gatekeeper ain’t supposed to open gates.” – Gin Ichimaru
“Are you afraid? You don’t want to die, do you? Not just Abarai, if anyone… acts upon the thought of not wanting you to die, you will suddenly begin to fear your impending death, right?” – Gin Ichimaru
“I was just taking a walk and I dropped by to tease you.” – Gin Ichimaru
“It would have been nice if my capture lasted a little longer. Farewell, Rangiku. Sorry.” – Gin Ichimaru
“Bye Bye, Rukia chan! See ‘ya at the execution grounds.” – Gin Ichimaru
“If you were to turn into a snake tomorrow and began devouring humans, and from the same mouth you devoured humans, you cried out to me, “I Love You!” Would I still be able to say “I Love You,” the same way I do today?” – Gin Ichimaru
“I thought you were interesting before, but now you’re just a creepy kid.” – Gin Ichimaru
“If you pull your sword in a place like this, I’ll just have to stop you, won’t I?” – Gin Ichimaru
“There isn’t even water! Huh? Then how’d we have tea earlier?” – Gin Ichimaru
“I’ve decided. I’m going to become a Shinigami. Become a Shinigami and change things. So that they’ll end… without Rangiku having to cry.” – Gin Ichimaru
“It’s easier to crush a dream than realize one. Forming a bond is infinitely more difficult than breaking one.” – Gin Ichimaru
“Emotions? Nope, I’ve got nothing like that. I told you when we first met, didn’t I? I’m a snake. With cold skin, no emotions, that slithers around searching for prey with its tongue, swallowing down whatever looks tasty.” – Gin Ichimaru