Bakugan Battle Brawlers

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Alternative Titles

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, FantasyFantasy
Theme: Strategy GameStrategy Game
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 6.431 (scored by 6505165,051 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #67312
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1894
Members: 103,284
Favorites: 396

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Mysterious cards came down from the sky one day. Capable of summoning powerful creatures from another dimension, they became the centerpiece of a new game called Bakugan. The game gained instant popularity among children and teenagers, with the best of them competing in a worldwide ranking.

Meanwhile, war for domination over Vestroia, the homeland of Bakugan cards, rages on. Invaded by the White Dragon Naga and his servants, the Doom Beings, the realm becomes increasingly destabilized. Dimensions begin to merge and many Bakugan players come to realize that their pastime is not merely a game.

Danma Kuusou, one such Bakugan player, intends to become the World Ranking's leader someday. However, during one of his fights he experiences a vision of a clash in Vestroia. The fight suddenly moves to Earth, where Danma comes into possession of a talking, mighty fire Bakugan, Pyrus Dragonoid.

He soon gets dragged into the conflict, and together with his Bakugan Brawlers team, must traverse the dimensions and restore balance in a ravaged world.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


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
Katou, Hiroto
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Mori, Kunihiro
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
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)

Ending Theme

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

May 20, 2010
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 ...
Dec 14, 2015
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 ...
May 24, 2010
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 ...

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