The original Beyblade series consists of the three seasons, Beyblade, Beyblade: V-Force and, Beyblade: G-Revolution, based on the original manga, Beyblade. The series ran from 2001 to 2003. The story follows a team called the Bladebreakers who try to win a World Championship with spinning tops called Beyblades which hold beasts inside. Along the way they make new enemies and allies. It aired on TV Tokyo in Japan and was licensed for distribution by Nelvana for other territories. Each season consists of 51 episodes with the exception of G-Revolution which contains 52 episodes. Bringing up to a total of 154 episodes produced. A new series entitled, Beyblade: Metal Fusion, a spin-off of the original Beyblade anime and based on the manga, Metal Fight Beyblade debuted in 2009 (2010 in other territories) with a whole new cast of characters and a new story. And even Beyblade: Shogun Steel.
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Tyson Granger, a young boy and his friend, Kenny enter the Japanese Regional Qualifying Beyblade Tournament. There he meets Ray Kon, Max Tate and, Kai Hiwatari and organize a team called the Bladebreakers in order to win the Beyblade World Championship.
The Bladebreakers have disbanded but their enemy teams reunite them quickly enough. Two new teams, Team Psykick and Saint Shields attack them by trying to steal their Bit-Beasts' for their own purposes. Hilary Tachibana joins the team and throughout the season she learns Beyblade isn't a stupid game.
Tyson, Max, Ray and Kai have once again disbanded the team and rejoined their old teams so they have a chance to beat each-other at the World Championship. This leaves Tyson, Kenny and Hilary left on the team but a new Blader, Daichi Sumeragi and Tyson's older brother Hiro Granger join them. However when the team needs new Bey's, the shops only sell them to another team, BEGA. But, Kenny makes new Beys for the team using different parts. However the team needs one more member to get in the World Championship. Kai, returns to the group after failing to join team BEGA. The team then partake in the World Championship to become the best Beyblader in the world.