Quote Originally Posted by Zero View Post
No they did react to it.
They totally didn't. Check out chapters 76 and 78, when they met Ichigo the first time.

Quote Originally Posted by Shock View Post
There would probably be a sub arc in there for training purposes too lol, Ichigo would go with Ishida to learn how to use spirit particals like them. I wish Ichigo would use his shikai mode more than jumping straight into bankai, I miss seeing his white getsuga
Personally, I miss his inner world training sub-arcs from back in the good ol' days a little.