This is a list of all episodes from Beyblade: Metal Fusion.
Beyblade: Metal Fusion (2010)
The first arc of the Beyblade: Metal Fusion anime series in season one doesn't have an official title. This arc is the first part of season one. The episodes are directed by Kunihisa Sugishima and produced by TV Tokyo, Tatsunoko Pro, Synergy SP and co-produced by Nelvana. The first Beyblade Metal Fusion story arc is twenty three episodes in length, and initially aired in Japan from April 5, 2009 through September 6, 2009 on TV Tokyo. Nelvana announced that it will air in Canada's on May 15, 2010 on YTV. In the US, Cartoon Network premiered it on June 26, 2010 and the UK premiered it on September 2010.
This arc has two '30 second' prologues before the Opening Theme.
- Prologue 1: Episodes 1-13
- Prologue 2: Episodes 15-23
The episodes use two pieces of theme music: one opening theme and one ending theme. The opening theme is "Metal Fight Beyblade" by Yu+Ki. The ending theme is "Boys ~hikari kagayaku ashita he~" by MASH. The arc was released on six DVD compilations, each containing four episodes of the show, except the final volume had three episodes. They were released in Japan from July 15, 2009 to December 9, 2009.
Note: Episodes are labeled by their series and their number, i.e. MF001: MF stand for Metal Fusion/Fight, 001 stand for the episode number.
|EP#||Title||Original airdate||English airdate|
|1||"Pegasus Has Landed!"
"Maiorita Tenba(Pegashisu)!" (舞い降りた天馬(ペガシス) !)
|April 5, 2009||June 26, 2010|
|Gingka Hagane, a BeyBlader saves another BeyBlader, Kenta Yumiya from an rogue Beyblade group called the Face Hunters, but is then challenged to a 1 vs. 100 Beybattle by them.|
"Shishi(Reoone) no kiba!" (獅子(レオーネ) の牙!)
|April 12, 2009||June 27, 2010|
|Before Gingka’s new friend Madoka can finish fixing his damaged Beyblade Storm Pegasus, he uses it to fight Kyoya, the leader of the Face Hunters.|
|3||"The Wolf's Ambition!"
"Ookami(Uorufu) no yabou!" (狼(ヴォルフ) の野望!)
|April 19, 2009||July 3, 2010|
|Kenta challenges Gingka to a battle while Kyoya is challenged to battle the mysterious Doji.|
|4||"Charge! Bull Power!"
"Tosshin! Ushi(Buru) pawaa!" (突進!牡牛(ブル)パワー!)
|April 26, 2009||July 4, 2010|
|Doji presents Benkei with the powerful Dark Bull Beyblade so he can defeat Gingka.|
"Fukushuu no Kyansaa" (復讐のキャンサー)
|May 3, 2009||July 10, 2010|
|When a crab-obsessed villain named Tetsuya Watarigani kidnaps Madoka, Gingka must battle him to save her.|
"Akuario no chousen" (アクアリオの挑戦)
|May 10, 2009||July 11, 2010|
|Hikaru Hasama issues a challenge to battle Gingka with Benkei’s help but Kenta poses as Gingka and fights her instead.|
|7||"It's Our Special Move! Sagittario"
"Hissatsu Tengi da! Sajitario" (必殺転技だ!サジタリオ)
|May 17, 2009||July 17, 2010|
|Benkei trains Kenta to face Hikaru again and Kenta seeks to find a special move.|
|8||"Merci's Dangerous Trap"
"Merushii no kiken na wana" (メルシーの危険な罠)
|May 24, 2009||July 18, 2010|
|Doji sends Kyoya to Wolf Canyon to prove his worth and Gingka is tested by supercomputer Merci.|
"Shishiou(Reoone) no gyakushuu" (獅子王(レオーネ) の逆襲)
|May 31, 2009||July 24, 2010|
|Kyoya returns from Wolf Canyon and battles Benkei while Gingka challenges Hikaru to a battle. The Face Hunters was disbanded.|
|10||"Heated Battle! Gingka VS Kyoya"
"Gekitou! Ginga VS Kyouya" (激闘!銀河VSキョウヤ)
|June 7, 2009||July 25, 2010|
|Kyoya and Gingka have a fierce battle and Kyoya was a lot stronger than Gingka's last battle against him. At the end, Doji shows up and Gingka claims he knows Doji.|
|11||"Chase the Wolf!"
"Ookami(Uorufu) o oe!" (狼(ヴォルフ) を追え!)
|June 14, 2009||July 31, 2010|
|Gingka and co. look for clues about Doji and the "Forbidden Bey", Lightning L-Drago.|
|12||"Infiltrate The Dark Nebula's Castle!"
"Sennyuu! Daaku Nebyura no shiro" (潜入!ダークネビュラの城)
|June 21, 2009||August 1, 2010|
|Gingka and co. (along with Kyoya) infiltrate Dark Nebula's castle to find the "Forbidden Bey" before it completely revives.|
"Ryuuou(Eru Dorago), kakusei!" (竜皇(エルドラゴ) 、覚醒!)
|June 28, 2009||August 7, 2010|
|Gingka has a battle with Ryuga, the owner of the "Forbidden Bey", Lightning L-Drago. In the middle of the fight, Ryuga insults Gingka's father and Gingka stopped attacking from the Blader's Spirit.|
|14||"Memories of Ryo"
"Ryuusei no kioku" (流星の記憶)
|July 5, 2009||August 8, 2010|
|Gingka tells Kenta about his father and L-Drago.|
|15||"The Mysterious Hyoma"
"Nazo no Hyouma" (謎の氷魔(ひょうま))
|July 12, 2009||August 14, 2010|
|Gingka left the city to go back to his village and the others decide to go too, trying to find him. Kenta and Madoka, split up with Kyoya and Benkei after an argument. Then a strange man appeared.|
|16||"The Magnificent Aries"
"Karei naru Ariesu" (華麗なるアリエス)
|July 19, 2009||August 15, 2010|
|The strange man's name is Hyouma and is a Blader with the Beyblade, Aries. He faces Kenta and Kenta loses. Then Benkei goes, but he loses as well. Can Kyoya defeat Hyouma?|
|17||"The Silver Pegasus"
"hakugin no Tenba(Pegashisu)" (白銀の天馬（ペガシス）)
|July 26, 2009||August 21, 2010|
|Kenta and his friends have finally arrived to Koma Village. There the party meets a talking dog, Hokuto. While Kenta is asking Hokuto about Gingka, the person in question is at the back of the village, headed for the snowy mountain towering over the village, looking for the secrets the "Legendary Blader" has left on the dangerous snowy mountain. What will be waiting for him at the peak?|
|18||"The Green Hades"
"Midori no jigoku" (緑の地獄)
|August 2, 2009||August 22, 2010|
|When Gingka descends from the mountain and meets Kenta and the others again, his attitude has changed and he swears to challenge Ryuga. Gingka’s childhood friend, Hyoma, takes him to the playground of the Bey Forest.|
|19||"Take the Tag Battle by Storm!"
"Taggu Batoru wo kouryaku seyo!" (タッグバトルを攻略せよ！)
|August 9, 2009||August 28, 2010|
|After Gingka and the others came back from Koba Village, Madoka, who is giving maintenance to their Beys, notices that by switching four types of parts, it’s possible to draw out various abilities.|
|20||"Begin! The Survival Battle!"
"Kaimaku! Sabaibaru Batoru" (開幕！サバイバルバトル)
|August 16, 2009||August 29, 2010|
|The curtain has risen on the survival battle, that the winner will get one wish granted, sponsored by WBBA, which develops Beyblades as well as holds and manages tournaments. Gingka, Kenta, Benkei and Kyoya are participating of course, and Hyoma, Hikaru and the rest have also entered their names. Not long after the start, Gingka has won against five opponents and is having a good start when a mysterious boy appears who has already achieved ten wins in succession.|
|21||"Warriors on the Deserted Island"
"Kotou no senshi-tachi" (孤島の戦士たち)
|August 23, 2009||September 4, 2010|
|1000 participants have been decreased to 100 in a blink of an eye in this harsh survival battle. In the middle of a fierce battle, when Benkei has applied first-aid to Kenta’s injured arm, a boy named Yu calls out to them. He says he has no interest in a battle against an injured person, and guides Kenta and Benkei to the nearest medical facility.|
|22||"The Fearsome Libra"
"Senritsu no Ribura" (戦慄（せんりつ）のリブラ)
|August 30, 2009||September 5, 2010|
|Because Yu’s finishing move is an explosion, a flash of light and a shock runs thought the assembly hall. As Kenta, Benkei and Hikaru are defeated by Yu, only 4 Bladers are left. In order to have a one-on-one battle with Gingka, Kyouya challenges Yu, but his Beyblade Leone has taken some serious damage.|
|23||"The Road to Battle Bladers"
"Batoru Bureedaazu he no michi" (バトルブレーダーズへの道)
|September 6, 2009||September 11, 2010|
The winner, Yu’s wish, is to hold a tournament ”Battle Bladers” in which the best Blader would be decided by one-on-one battles. When the wish is granted and the tournament is about to be announced, Doji barges in. He declares that Dark Nebula is fixing the competitors!
Battle Bladers (2010)
The Battle Bladers arc (バトルブレーダーズ編?) is the second part of the first season of the Metal Fight Beyblade anime series. The episodes are directed by Kunihisa Sugishima and produced by TV Tokyo, Tatsunoko Pro, Synergy SP and co-produced by Nelvana. This story arc is twenty-eight episodes long, and aired in Japan from September 13, 2009 to March 28, 2010.
This arc has two '30 second' prologues before the Opening Theme.
- Prologue 3: Episodes 25-39
- Prologue 4: Episodes 41-50
A second version of the first opening theme is used in this arc. The opening retains the same music, but some of the video has different scenes. The ending theme remains the same, and is also used in this arc.
This arc has released a total of four out of seven of its DVD compilations as of April 14, 2010. Each of them contains four episodes of the show. They were released in Japan from January 13, 2010.
|EP#||Title||Original airdate||English airdate|
|24||"The Beautiful Eagle"
"Utsukushiki Washi(Akuira)" (美しき鷲（アクイラ）)
|13 September 2009||September 12, 2010|
|Ootori Tsubasa, the boy who easily found the stray Blader. Because they are to participate in the same tournament, Tsubasa and Ginga decided to travel together, and while Ginga learns various things from him their friendship deepens.|
|25||"The Sniper Capricorn"
"Sogekishu(sunaipaa) Kapurikoone" (狙撃手(スナイパー)カプリコーネ)
|20 September 2009||September 18, 2010|
|After Kyoya had restored his record of winnings, he is bored. For one reason only: there weren’t any Bladers who could truly challenge him. Just then, he happens to hear of Storm Capricorn, nicknamed “Death Capri” who aims to crush veterans.|
|26||"Tsubasa Flies Into The Dark"
"Yami ni mau Tsubasa" (闇に舞う翼)
|27 September 2009||September 19, 2010|
|In order to find an exceptional person to become food for Ryuga and L-Drago, Doji sends his Blader-subordinates in various tournaments. As such, he gets a report of Tsubasa Otori and his Bey, Earth Eagle, that have easily removed his subordinates in a battle royal. Doji gets interested in Tsubasa immediately and orders an investigation, but the Tsubasa in question goes to infiltrate the Dark Nebula’s headquarters.|
|27||"Intruders in the Challenge Match"
"Rannyuu! Charenji Macchi" (乱入！チャレンジマッチ)
|4 October 2009||September 25, 2010|
|Hyouma, who has advanced to the finals in the WBBA’s sponsored challenge match at the mountain stream stage. As he’s waiting for his opponent, Yuu, who isn’t in the competition, comes to challenge him. At the same time, the forest stage’s winner, Kenta, suffers from Tsubasa’s attacks, who has become Dark Nebula’s subordinate.|
|28||"Dark Gasher's Big, Crabby-Crabby Operation!"
"Daaku Kyansaa no kani kani daisakusen" (ダークキャンサーのカニカニ大作戦)
|11 October 2009||September 26, 2010|
|The same old cowardly Watarigani infiltrates Dark Nebula's hideout! Though Doji is surprised, he unexpectedly makes Mad Cancer more powerful as an experiment.|
|29||"Kenta and Sora"
"Kenta to Sora" (ケンタと宇宙(ソラ))
|18 October 2009||October 2, 2010|
|Sora Akatsuki, who calls himself as Gingka’s pupil, challenges Kenta, who has come to recognize veterans, into a battle. Even though Kenta is being alert, Akatsuki self-destructs after failing in his ultimate attack.|
|30||"The Bewitching Pisces "
"Ayashiki Paishiizu" (妖しきパイシーズ)
|25 October 2009||October 3, 2010|
|Gingka and the others participate in a tournament in which 10000 Bey Points are given to the winner. One corner of the lively assembly hall has a mysterious atmosphere and Ryuutarou Fukami tells the fortunes of the participants.|
|31||"The Twin Gemios "
"Futago no Jiemiosu" (双子のジェミオス)
|1 November 2009||October 9, 2010|
|As the tournament precedes Gingka and his friends sure enough reunites with Tsubasa. Without caring that Gingka and his friends reproach him for belonging to Dark Nebula, Tsubasa faces the match with Benkei.|
|32||"The Storm Battle Royal"
"Arashi no Batoru Roiyaru" (嵐のバトルロイヤル)
|8 November 2009||October 16, 2010|
|The finals have turned out to be a Battle Royale between the six finalists! Gingka, Kenta, Kyoya, Hyouma, plus Tsubasa and Yu. The curtains open for the great play-off to separate the wheat from the chaff.|
|33||"The Oath of Phoenix"
"Fushichou(Fenikkusu) no chikai" (不死鳥(フェニックス)の誓い)
|15 November 2009||October 23, 2010|
"Kagayake Otome(Birugo)!" (輝け乙女(ビルゴ)！)
|22 November 2009||October 30, 2010|
|35||"L-Drago on the Move"
"Eru Dorago shidou" (エルドラゴ始動)
|29 November 2009||November 6, 2010|
"Hikisakareta Tsubasa" (引き裂かれた翼)
|6 December 2009||November 13, 2010|
|37||"Rock Scorpio's Deadly Poison"
"Moudoku Esukorupio" (猛毒エスコルピオ)
|13 December 2009||November 20, 2010|
"Hashire! Ginga" (走れ！銀河)
|20 December 2009||November 27, 2010|
|39||"Clash! The Fireblaze VS the Pegasus"
"Gekitotsu! Fushichou (Fenikkusu) VS Tenba (Pegashisu)" (激突！不死鳥(フェニックス)VS天馬(ペガシス))
|27 December 2009||December 4, 2010|
|40||"GO! Battle Bladers! "
"GO! Batoru Bureidaazu!" (GO!バトルブレーダーズ！)
|10 January 2010||December 11, 2010|
|It's another tournament for Gingka and his teamates, but it turns out that Doji is in charge|
|41||"The Serpent's Terror"
"Saapento no kyoufu" (サーペントの恐怖)
|17 January 2010||December 18, 2010|
|Hyoma must battle an unknown Blader name Reiji Miizuchi who uses his Poison Serpent to take him down. Hikaru must battle Ryuga.|
|42||"The Dragon's Punishment"
"Doragon no seisai" (ドラゴンの制裁)
|24 January 2010||January 8, 2010|
|The Dark Nebula are arguing and battling each other.|
|43||"The Deck is Stacked "
"Shikumareta kaado" (仕組まれた対戦)
|31 January 2010||January 15, 2010|
|Just before the start of the first of two matches, all of a sudden, Doji changes the pairings. As a result, Kyoya and Benkei face each other in the first match. In the match with Kyoya, who is honored, Benkei sees it as an unexpected good fight, however...|
"Takusareta omoi" (託された想い)
|7 February 2010||January 22, 2010|
|Shattered by Mizuchi, an exhausted Yu visits Gingka. Hearing about Dark Nebula's injustice from Yu, Gingka bursts in anger.|
|45||"Eagle Counterattacks "
"Gyakushuu no Akuira" (逆襲のアクイラ)
|14 February 2010||January 29, 2010|
|The final card of the two matches is Ryuuga vs Tsubasa. Receiving support from Kyouya and then proceeding with the match, Tsubasa has a secret plan to defeat Ryuuga. Knowing Ryuuga's strength from his own experience, is there really a chance that Tsubasa could win?|
"Kieta Ribura" (消えたリブラ)
|February 21, 2010||February 5, 2011|
|It's the semi-finals of Battle Bladers with Gingka versus Reiji in the next match. Reiji has became stronger making a challenge for Gingka while Kenta and Hyoma are desperately trying to find Yu, who has gone missing.|
|47||"Bonds of Steel"
"Hagane no kizuna" (鋼の絆)
|February 28, 2010||February 12, 2011|
|When Kenta and Hyoma get out of trouble, Gingka is fiercely attacked by Reiji. Unable to even counterattack and while the signs of defeat become tense, the color of Gingka's eyes change due to a single word uttered by Reiji, "terror". Gingka fears not of Serpent's overwhelming power, but rather not being able to fight in the final. Seeing his own goals in a new light, he finally launches a counterattack|
|48||"The Truth About Light and Darkness"
"Hikari to yami no shinjitsu" (光と闇の真実)
|March 7, 2010||February 19, 2011|
|Winning against Doji in battle, Phoenix reveals his identity to Gingka and the others. Urged by him to rescue Yu, Phoenix makes Gingka and the others meet him at a building in the waiting room. Then, Phoenix begins to talk about the origin of the Bey/the origin of his Bey.|
|49||"Fierce Battle! Lion VS Dragon"
"Gekisen! Shishi tai Ryuu" (激戦!獅子対竜)
|March 14, 2010||February 26, 2011|
|In the semi-finals it's Kyoya versus Ryuga. Kyoya attempts to defeat Ryuga in order to go into the finals and face his ultimate-rival, Gingka.|
|50||"The Furious Final Battle!"
"Ikari no saishuukessen!" (怒りの最終決戦（ファイナルバトル）！)
|March 21, 2010||March 5, 2011|
|With Kyoya defeated, Gingka tries not to involve his friends in the battle against Ryuga, who possesses his power, so he goes to the stage for the final alone. And then eventually, the final battle starts, however he faces an increasingly uphill struggle against the Dark Dragon's power.|
"Bureedaa no tamashii" (ブレーダーの心)
|March 28, 2010||March 12, 2011|
|Ryuga appears to erase Gingka using the Dark Dragon's power. At that time, when it seemed as though his Dark Spin Move exploded, Kyoya, Hikaru and Tsubasa's feelings and bonds protect Gingka. Then Gingka, not held down by force, and with his Bey-loving spirit, releases Ryuga from the Dark Dragon with the intense Blader spirit and realizes that he will win for certain.|