Ranked #3926

Bakuten Shoot Beyblade

Alternative Titles

English: Beyblade
Japanese: 爆転シュート ベイブレード


Type: TV
Episodes: 51
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 8, 2001 to Dec 24, 2001
Premiered: Winter 2001
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Nelvana
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 6.811 (scored by 27,769 users)
Ranked: #39262
Popularity: #1057
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Thirteen-year-old Tyson Granger (Takao Kinomiya), along with his fellow teammates, Kai Hiwatari, Max Tate (Max Mizuhura), and Ray Kon (Rei Kon), strive to become the greatest Beybladers in the world. With the technical help of the team's resident genius, Kenny (Kyouju), and with the powerful strength of their BitBeasts, the Bladebreakers armed with their tops (AKA: Blades) attempt to reach their goal.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Hiwatari, Kai
Hiwatari, Kai
Takano, Urara
Takano, Urara
Kon, Rei
Kon, Rei
Hisakawa, Aya
Hisakawa, Aya
Kinomiya, Takao
Kinomiya, Takao
Kumai, Motoko
Kumai, Motoko
Mizuhara, Max
Mizuhara, Max
Orikasa, Ai
Orikasa, Ai


Kawase, Toshifumi
Kawase, Toshifumi
Ozeki, Masayuki
Ozeki, Masayuki
Episode Director, Storyboard
Fudeyasu, Kazuyuki
Fudeyasu, Kazuyuki
Sugihara, Kenji
Sugihara, Kenji

More episodes Episodes(51/51)

Episode Title Aired
1 The Blade Raider
Bakuten Battle, Go Shoot! (爆転バトル、ゴー·シュート!)
Jan 8, 2001
2 Day of the Dragoon
Hoero Seiryuu! Dragoon Tanjou! (ほえろ青龍! ドラグーン誕生!)
Jan 15, 2001
3 Take it to the Max!
Atarashiki Tomo, Sono Na wa Max (新しき友、その名はマックス)
Jan 22, 2001
4 The Qualifier Begins
Kaimaku! Battle Tournament (開幕! バトルトーナメント)
Jan 29, 2001
5 Draciel of Approval
Gekitotsu! Max vs Kai (激突! マックスVSカイ)
Feb 5, 2001

Opening Theme

#1: "Fighting Spirits-SONG FOR BEYBLADE-" by system-B

Ending Theme

#1: "Cheer Song" by system-B

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May 4, 2009
Let it rip!! Like a fart, you mean.

Beyblade has to be the seriously DUMBEST ANIME EVER. Or at least the story is. It's on the level of Yu-Gi-Oh for how moronic it is. Let's see, the fate of the world rests in the hands of...spinning tops!! Omg, someone help us ALL--if these ten year old boys don't play with SPINNING TOPS then the society we know will run amuck!!

Everyone looked like ice cream melting on a cone. The art was spectacular, and not worth anything more than you can get with a box of Crayolas. Sound was mostly kids screaming about passing gas read more
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Dec 6, 2008
STORY: 7/10
Though it begins as a team of boys merely wanting to be the champions of the Beyblading world, the story of Bakuten Shoot Beyblade soon branches out into various "arcs" that give you insight into a particular character, and through each of their individual ordeals the group as a whole become closer to one another. While there's also the somewhat cliche issue of global takeover to deal with, it seems primarily to be a tale of friendship and, discreetly, cultural diversity. Though the main protagonists all band together to represent Japan, each comes from a different corner of the globe, and the friends they read more
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Sep 4, 2009
I watched this when I was 12-14 years old, after I have already damaged my brain with Pokemon and Yu-gi-oh. I did enjoy it, but even 12-14 years old kid can see why is something happening (for the coolness and for money) and major...failures.

Take Yu-gi-oh, make the deck with one card, that is getting stronger (Pokemon?) and make a basic toy. Add something techy and here you go - you have a Beyblade! No, the story isn't that bad, but that is just because it is MADE for being bad. Who cares actually? The bad are bad, the good are good, one good guy is read more
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Dec 2, 2008
When it comes to kiddie anime, I usually do not give out tens. And msot of what I say is opinion, not fact. So don't take it too personal just because I perfer this season over the other two.


Spinning tops has never been this badass before! And I love how they made it into an extreme professional sport. If you were to explain the story to someone who has never seen the anime, it would come off as silly to them.


The art style is pretty unique. I didn't like how the style was altered to look OMFG KAWAII ^__^ and like your typical read more
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