is a fictional character in the anime and manga series Bleach created by Tite Kubo. He is the captain of the 10th Division in the Gotei 13. His lieutenant is Rangiku Matsumoto. Hitsugaya is the lead character of the Bleach-based film The Diamond Dust Rebellion.
Hitsugaya’s early life was spent in Junrinan, District 1 of Rukongai. There he lived with his Grandmother and for a short period of time with Hinamori Momo, who he considers a very close friend.
As a child, Hitsugaya had an icy demeanor that estranged himself from others, with the exception of his grandmother and Hinamori. She would call him “Shiro-chan” (Lil’Shiro in the English dubbed version) and he would retort by always calling her “Bed-wetter Momo”. Hinamori is his childhood/best friend. The three were very close friends, and Hitsugaya was quite irritated when Hinamori left to join the Soul Reaper academy. Throughout his childhood, he was always aware of what seemed to be an icy presence within himself and had continuous dreams about a plain of ice. He claims or believes he died on that plain.  Five years after Hinamori Momo's departure, Hitsugaya encountered Rangiku Matsumoto, then a normal, unranked Soul Reaper, in a marketplace, when she stood up to a merchant who left his change on the counter, rather than handing it to him. The two got into an argument, and Rangiku noticed Hitsugaya’s enormous latent spiritual power.
That night, Hitsugaya dreamt again of the icy plain and finally met Hyorinmaru for the first time, though he could not hear the spirit’s name. He woke up to find Rangiku admonishing him for not being able to control his power, which had been freezing his grandmother. She told him that power like his needed to be controlled, and had to convince him to become a Soul Reaper (Shinigami - Japanese for 'Soul Reaper'). With Hitsugaya’s natural talent, he entered the Soul Reaper academy in spite of his age and became known as a prodigy/child genius, quickly ascending to Captain of the 10th Division, ironically making him Rangiku Matsumoto's superior.
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