Bakugan Battle Brawlers
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Japanese: 爆丸バトルブローラーズ


Type: TV
Episodes: 52
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 2007 to Mar 27, 2008
Premiered: Spring 2007
Broadcast: Thursdays at 17:30 (JST)
Producers: Nelvana
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, GameGame, FantasyFantasy
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 6.321 (scored by 3382733,827 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #67822
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1784
Members: 56,327
Favorites: 296
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Bakugan Battle Brawlers begins with Danma Kuusou, a boy who invented the game Bakugan with his friend Shun Kazami after mysterious and seemingly random cards fell out of the sky. Together with their other friends, they form a team called the "Bakugan Battle Brawlers" in order to play this new game together. But unknown to these young friends, Bakugan is much more than a simple past time. Their game accidently sucks them into an alternate dimension called Vestroia, the home ground of Bakugan.

Vestroia has recently come under attack by creatures known as the Doom Beings. This realm is balanced by the Perfect Core, which itself is formed by the Infinity and Silent Cores. When the evil Bakugan Naga attempted to take this great power for himself, he was unable to absorb the negative energy he wished to steal and found himself trapped in the Silent Core. Now, his presence within the core has destabilized Vestroia and attempts to merge with Earth as well as many other worlds. Danma and his friends must team up with individuals from other worlds who have also been drawn into this epic battle. As Naga is seeking the Infinity Core so that he may complete the Perfect Core in order to gain control of Vestroia, Earth, and all other worlds, time is of the essence in this devastating war of worlds.


The second and third seasons of Bakugan Battle Brawlers aired overseas before coming to Japan, while the fourth and final season of the show didn't air in Japan.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Hashimoto, Mitsuo
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Kunihiro, Mori
Episode Director, Storyboard
Katou, Hiroto
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation

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#1: "Number One Battle Brawlers" by Psychic Lover (eps 1-30)
#2: "Bucchigiri∞Generation (ブッちぎり∞ジェネレーション)" by Psychic Lover (eps 31-51)

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#1: "Air Drive" by ELEPHANT GIRL
#2: "Hello (ハロー)" by Yoshihito Onda & Za-bon

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May 20, 2010
Miruki_Mimiko (All reviews)
Alright, I thought I'd take the time and effort to write a review on a series I just recently finished(due to long breaks from it in order to do other things), and personally found very enjoyable, Bakugan Battle Brawlers. Now, this series gets a lot of hate, and I can see where some people are coming from when they say it's a rip-off of Yu-Gi-Oh or Pokemon. However, in reality, I don't feel that way. There are quite a few things in this anime that really make it stand out from all those others that people compare it too, so let's take a little time read more
Apr 13, 2019
shinya_hiiragi1 (All reviews)
The plot features Dan and his friends who invent a new game, after witnessing a strange event; this game consists of three-round fights, in which the players have cards and as a weapon for balls to put in the playing field which, when opened, turn into the Bakugan. Bakugans are monsters from another dimension and playing cards have a particular scope that corresponds to a natural element, such as fire, water, light, etc.
The plot consists of these kids who have to save the world from the wicked who use the Bakugan for their shady purposes.
The anime of which children and kids from 10 years up read more
Dec 14, 2015
animegirl16091 (All reviews)
i realy love this anime because its similar to pokemon, digimon, and yugioh and i loved all of those anime. i also know this show gets a lot of hate because of it but i wanted another anime like yugioh with a good story for a while and i just love the story.

story 10

i give it a 10 because its absolutly amazing and i just love the plot twist and it sometimes keeps me guessing and i was hooked on to this show and the other seasons of this series just gets better. but i wont spoil it. i just wish there where more seasons read more
May 24, 2010
Red_Sakura (All reviews)
Though I see why lots of people call this series something between Pokemon and Yu-gi-oh but much less entertaining, I wouldn't call it an anime I dislike, seeing as I actually took the time to watch it till the end. I think only Runo spoiled my enjoyment, because seriously, she annoys me with her blabber-mouthed nonsensical talk. I am also aware of the fact that being one of lucky few who actually understand HOW to play the game, it wouldn't be necessary to deny the fact that the gameplay and rules are a bit confusing.
It came off somewhat unoriginal or inconsistent, but it was fun read more


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