Shibata appears in the episodes 3 4 and 5. Is a little boy039s soul in a parakeet039s body because of a treat that the hollows who killed his mother made to him. Chad takes care of him and protects him from shreiker the hollow who killed his mother when he was still alive. After Ichigo defeats shreiker and sends him to the underworld he performs a konso on Yuuichi telling him that his mother is waiting for him on the other side. During the quotRukia Rescuequot arc Ichigo and Chad meet Yuuichi in his human form living with an adopted family in the soul society. Keeping his promise to Yuuichi Chad lets him ride around on his shoulders while they039re in the district. Yuuichi has yet to find his mother but he hasn039t given up hope and continues searching.