Ian debuted on TV as he was defeated by Zeo Abyss. He was next seen with the rest of Team Garcia when they ambushed Yu Tendo to damage his Libra. He stepped up in their elimination match against Team Gan Gan Galaxy to face Gingka Hagane who had just eliminated Ian's sister Selen Garcia. He then battled Gingka until he was defeated as well. During the battle Ian tried to use the advantage of the Cyclone stadium and the continuous use of the famous cyclone attack to try and overwhelm Gingka.
Ian returned when Team Garcias sided with the HD Academy. He faced Nile and Team Wild Fang to try and stop them while in Hades City. Even though he had several HD Beybladers by his side Ian was defeated by Nile.
Beyblade: Metal Fury
Ian entered the 360 Sphere tournament, where he and Argo seem to have a conflict with Selen and Enzo. After everyone else is knocked out he and Argo attack Tsubasa, Zeo and Toby with their special moves and in the clash of special move, but Ian and Argo end up losing.
Beyblade: Shogun Steel
In Shogun Steel, he appears along with the Garcias as the members of the evil organization DNA.