Crunchyroll Adds 4 Dubbed Beyblade Series to Catalog
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Media distribution service Crunchyroll announced on Tuesday that it has added the first season of the Beyblade anime, BeyWheelz, Beyblade: Metal Fury, and Beyblade: Metal Masters to its catalog. All four series are available to Crunchyroll premium users in their English dubs.
Crunchyroll describes the Beyblade series:
Young Tyson Granger and his friend Kenny enter the Japanese Regional Qualifying Beyblade Tournament. There, Tyson meets new players and organizes a team called the Bladebreakers in order to win the Beyblade World Championship.
The series premiered in Japan in 2001, and in North America in 2002.
Canadian entertainment company Nelvana describes Western-exclusive BeyWheelz spinoff series as "set in the futuristic city of Destection where our hero, Sho, is champion of the BeyWheelz World Tournament! This peaceful city is home to exciting and challenging battles between friends and allies until suddenly the city is attacked by an evil BeyWheelz army called the Dominators."
The series premiered on Cartoon Network in 2012. It has not yet aired in Japan.
Crunchyroll describes the Beyblade: Metal Fury series:
Gingka and his friends save a boy named Yuki from a mysterious boy called Johannes. It turns out Yuki, who is a child prodigy astronomer, is also a Blader who owns Mercury Anubius. He tells Gingka and his friends that he came to convey a message of the meteor. He says he saw 10 star fragments falling from the sky the other night.
The series premiered in Japan in 2011, and in North America in 2012.
Crunchyroll describes the Beyblade: Metal Masters series:
After defeating Ryuga and his dark Bey L-Drago, Gingka is crowned the winner of the Battle Bladers Championship. When news gets out, other bladers from around the world want their chance at defeating Gingka and capturing the title of #1 Beyblader. The WBBA, now headed by Ryo, calls a global competition enlisting top representatives from each country to compete. The Beyblade World Championship is announced and each country prepares to bring their best to the world stage. The competition brings together old friends, new rivalries and a whole new mix of Beyblades, tricks and strategies.
The series premiered in Japan in 2010, and in North America in 2011.