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This is an article about the Anime Character. For the manga counterpart of the same name, see here.

A Bey Battle is about competing fairly joyfully and fiercely using all of your emotions in a clash with your opponent.

—Yu Tendo to Reiji Mizuchi, MF044


Yu Tendo (天童遊 Tendou Yuu) is a recurring character that appears in the Metal Saga, making his debut in Beyblade: Metal Fusion and was Gingka Hagane's first opponent in the Battle Bladers, as well being a creator of the tournament right after he won the Survival Battle.

Yu is a genius Blader who just wants to have fun with his Beyblade Flame Libra T125ES. He is a former member of the Dark Nebula, who separated from them after they turned on him and tried to destroy his Libra. Soon after that, he made friends with Gingka Hagane, and later became the substitute-member of the Japanese Representative Team, Team GanGan Galaxy during the World Beyblade Championships. The Team took 1st Place and became the Best Beybladers in the World. During the Championships, Yu's tag-partner was Tsubasa Otori.

Appearance

Yu is a rather small, young boy with pale skin and distinctive facial features and peridot green eyes that are usually shining with joy. He has fluffy orange hair that spikes over the top and back of his head and as bangs over his forehead. Yu wears a white jacket paired white shorts that stop at his knees with sky blue sleeve ends and lapels with brown buttons and lime green markings that resembles the color of his Flame Libra. He also wears white mid-calf length, boot-like shoes with sky-blue highlights. He is just slightly taller than Kenta, and Tithi because of his hair. 

Personality

Yu has a typical happy-go-lucky, carefree, fun-loving and cheerful personality, as expected for a child his age, and a real love for Beyblading. Though he's very young and generally good natured, he is a strong blader, intelligent, and an astute observer as well as having strong convictions. He has a tendency to idolize strong bladers who beat him and hates to be marginalized like being called a little boy, which Tsubasa calls him for fun, just to get Yu mad.

Yu gif 2 by kaiza xhakuenji-dahtycb

Due to his age, he also tends to whine a lot, too. Like any typical child, he loves ice cream, pizza and various other items throughout the show. Even in the lair of the Dark Nebula organization, he was seen at one point in a room full of toys. Also he seems to like animals. He enjoys battling, and gets whiny when someone else gets to battle strong opponents and/or his opponent is weak.

He also enjoys giving nicknames to some people as a sign of friendship. He calls Kyoya "Yo-Yo" or "Kyo-Yo" ("TateKyo" in the Japanese version) who hates it to be called by this nickname, Benkei "Benben", Kenta "Kenchi", Gingka "Gingky", Hikaru "Hippity-hop", and Masamune "Mr. Butt-in-Ski", then "Masamoo-moo". 

Yu generally matures over the seasons. In Metal Fusion he still acts very child-like, often following the lead of others without a thought for consequences. While he still behaves immaturely in Metal Masters, he becomes quite responsible in Metal Fury. Here, he is first shown accepting when he can't battle. Additionally, he begins caring for Tithi, often serving as a voice of maturity for him. 

Biography

Beyblade: Metal Fusion

Prior to joining the Dark Nebula Yu is shown training alone in a desert. Doji picks him up there and Yu easily accepts to become a Dark Nebula member, thinking that it would be fun. He quickly learns to idolize the fearsome Ryuga, going as far as to rant on endlessly about how 'awesome' Ryuga is and prematurely calling him his 'best friend'.

For the Dark Nebula, Yu participates in the Survival Battle tournament. He wins and declares that his victory wish is another tournament, Battle Bladers, hosted by the Dark Nebula. This is, of course, in accordance with Doji, but also Yu's own wishes for more fun battles.

At first he is very opposed to the uptight Tsubasa Otori joining the organization, but he has to accept working alongside him eventually. They were given multiple tasks by Doji, including inspecting Kenta and Hyoma.

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Yu Tendo in a battle against Hyoma.

In the tournament, Yu has to face Gingka very early on - a battle which he loses. He isn't mad about it though, because Gingka teaches him the fun in Beyblading with friends.

After the first Dark Nebula bladers lose in Battle Bladers and are punished for their failure, Yu first begins to understand what kind of cruel organization he's been following. He himself has lost to Gingka, but still insists Ryuga would never punish him for that, and still presumes the legendary blader is his friend. In the end, it is not Ryuga who he ends up battling but Reiji Mizuchi. Without mercy, Reiji threatens to destroy Yu and his bey completely, but Yu manages to use his special move to escape.

Despite being injured, Yu manages to reach Gingka and his friends, explaining the evil inner workings of the Dark Nebula to them. He gets to know that Kenta will be facing Reiji next and lends him Libra's performance tip to assist him. 

However, the Dark Nebula does not let go of Yu so easily and soon after he's kidnapped. He isn't rescued until shortly before Gingka's final battle against Ryuga, in which he cheers him on.

Beyblade: Metal Masters

The substitute-member

Yu takes part in the reopening tournament for the WBBA, he makes it to the semi-finals to face Teru Saotome and easily defeats him. Yu faces Tsubasa in the finals and starts by telling him that he's been waiting for their rematch. Tsubasa and Yu battle until they are interrupted by a mysterious challenger (Masamune). He challenges both Tsubasa and Yu but Tsubasa leaves the battle after he proclaims that he doesn't battle people with no manners.Yu starts off strong as he attacks as soon as Tsubasa steps out of the battle but Masamune decides to dodge much to Yu's disappointment. Yu continues to attack while Masamune dodges annoying him enough to point out that Masamune wanted the battle, Masamune gets cocky and Yu tricks him into being attacked where Yu gains the upper hand. Masamune brags about his strength and counter by displaying Ray Striker's speed by barraging Libra with ease, Masamune becomes comfortable with his lead until Yu reveals that a barrage attack isn't going to effect Libra at all, Yu then reveals Libra's true power by activating his special move, Inferno Blast.

[1]

Striker interrupts Libra's special move

Yu prepares to end it but Striker interrupts Libra before it can release the attack telling him that it was too slow. Masamune then tells Yu that he's done "warming up" and openly challenges Gingka to a match. After the others tell Masamune that Gingka isn't present Masamune loses interest and leaves in search for Gingka.

Yu would now take part in the Japanese Team Selection matches. In the first round Tsubasa scores 300 points moving him in the next round to face Masamune.

[2]

Striker vs. Libra

Masamune and Yu start off by launching perfectly as they trade blows. Masamune quickly thinks he gains the upperhand but is ineffective due to Libra's eternal sharp. Yu then activates his special move, Sonic Wave to gain the upperhand but Striker continues to evade and tries to get close to Libra but is quickly pushed back by the rain of sonic waves. Masamune continues to evade and brag about Striker's speed but is caught once Yu focus' and figures out Striker's movements.

[3]

Yu reads Striker's movements

Yu continues to read Strikers every move and counter with his Sonic waves to attack. After several attacks Striker is trapped in the sand created by Libra's attacks. While Masamune's Striker is trapped Yu moves to finish the job with his Inferno Blast special move. Striker is slowly sucked in by Yu's attack while Yu reveals that any Bey that is sucked in will sleep out due to the super sonic vibrations being released by Libra.

Right before Striker is sucked in Gingka reveals that Masamune hasn't lost hope, then Masamune expresses his courage through a speech telling Yu that he refuses to give up and will win their match. Yu tells Masamune that it's over, but Masamune refuses to lose and embraces Libra's force and uses it to create a one point breakthrough that creates Masamune's special move, Lightning Sword Flash which pierces Libra's Inferno Blast and defeats Libra much to Yu's surprise

After Tsubasa and Yu failed to defeat their final opponents they were cast aside for the third spot on the Japanese Team. Since Kyoya left the third spot vacant, the two battle for it the winner receiving it and the loser becoming the sub member.

The two launch with equal speed as Eagle goes straight to the offense and attacks Libra. Libra begins a counter attack as Yu uses his special move, Sonic Wave to push Eagle back.

Yu tells Tsubasa he can't run and decides to use his special move, Sonic Buster to trap Eagle. Eagle evades by flying above the sand and out of the stadium into the sky, this avoids the ground trap and attacks Libra from above.

[4]

Libra uses Sonic Shield to repel Eagle

Libra escapes Eagle's oncoming attacks and trys to lead Eagle into the sand trap to no avail, it is revealed by Gingka that Tsubasa is trying to use close up attacks to keep Yu from charging his Libra's special move, Inferno Blast.

Eagle goes for yet another attack but Yu blocks with his special move, Sonic Shield which repels Eagle. Yu uses the opportunity to charge his Libra's Inferno Blast.

[5]

Libra sucks in Eagle with Inferno Blast

Yu releases his special move and quickly sucks Eagle in, as Yu boasts his victory Tsubasa reveals it's working just as he planned. Tsubasa reveals he can match the vibration wavelengths in order to get inside Yu's special move without damage.

Yu reveals he already knew what Tsubasa was up to and changes the form of the Inferno Blast by changing the frequency around which changed the colors several times. Yu reveals that he can randomly change the wavelengths in order to make it so Tsubasa can't match them.

[6]

Yu changes the game

[7]

Eagle defeats Libra

Eagle is trapped inside and is shaken by the vigorous vibrations, before accepting defeat Tsubasa clears his mind to find out that instead of fighting the vibrations he should just allow Eagle to soar and resonate with them.

By doing this Eagle soars through Libra's move and crashes into it causing a massive explosion. The smoke clears and reveals that Libra has stopped spinning and Tsubasa takes home the win and the third spot on the team.

Later Yu become a sub member of the team Gan Gan Galaxy. Yu and the team of Gan Gan Galaxy go to China to fight the Chinese team Team Wang Hu Zhong.Yu does not participate in this battle.Yu is a spectator and cheers for his friends.Team Gan Gan Galaxy wins and goes to Russia.

Libra Departs for the Front!

Just then, a strange boy in a spacesuit named Nowaguma scared them and apologized but they didn't understand him. A girl named Lera told them what he's saying, but then Aleksei arrived and battled Team Gan Gan Galaxy. However, Tsubasa left to go to sleep so they ended up battling them, purposely losing. Nowaguma said that Gingka is strong but Lera lied that he is saying that he lost on purpose. Yu was about to battle Lera but Masamune battled her, much to Yu's dismay. In the meantime, Alexie taught Madoka about the speed of light. While all that was happening, Aleksei was secretly downloading data of the teams Beyblades from Madoka's computer. Lera lost, but she angrily said that she lost on purpose. Masamune didn't believe her, making her face go red in anger. Aleksei decided to battle Yu but lost on purpose, angering Lera even more. Yu said that the battle isn't fun, then Team Luvushka left.At night Masamune disappears.

Anton looks at the stolen data from Madoka's computer. Gan Gan Galaxy haven't received a message from the WBBA about Masamune as he walked the mountains. Alexsei shows Gan Gan Galaxy the space shuttle that his team will go on if they win the tournament. The next round of the tournament is beginning and Masamune still hasn't come back yet Gingka will battle in the first round and Anton has found out by spying on them so he chose Nowaguma. Masamune gets help from sky pilot. The battle between Gingka and Nowaguma will be a steel cage match. Gingka try to use his Starbooster Attack but can't because of the cage, so he tries again but Anton acvivates an electric field that stops Pegasus. Rock Orso stops Galaxy Pegasus attacks and knocks it into the cage. Pegasus absorbs Orso power to break through the cage and use Starbooster Attack again sending Rock Orso into the cage defeating Nowaguma. The sky pilot drops Masamune at the train station near Russia.Team GanGan Galaxy is up one win against Team Lovushka with Gingka's victory. Team leader Aleksei steps up and Tsubasa allows Yu to battle since Masamune isn't present. The Russians underestimate Yu due to his status as a sub Beyblader. The stadium is revealed as it appears to be a normal stadium, much to Yu's dissappointment.The battle begins as Wolf seems to be able to go head to head with Libra's standard power. Aleksei reveals in his last battle with Yu he caculated everything he need to defeat Yu, though the threat goes one ear and out the other as Yu activates his special move; Sonic Wave. But during the waves travel to Wolf it ceases and dissappears, Yu tries again with more then one wave but they are all canceled out. Aleksei ceases the moment and sends Wolf into attack sending Libra flying.[8]

Wolf Levitating.

Aleksei capitalizes by activates Burn Wolf's true power by levitating it in mid air much to everyones suprize. Yu deduces that Aleksei has psychic abilities and thats how he's making it float but Aleksei counters by telling him that thats impossible and its just science. Aleksei tells him that he's figured out that Yu's ace is his special move and the one time it was broken through (actually four times, Masamune & Tsubasa three times) it led to Yu's defeat meaning if Aleksei can do the same he can win.

Yu refuses to believe Aleksei can win in such a way and Libra attacks with leaping strikes but Wolf is able to float horizantally in order to dodge them. This leaves Libra to tire itself out in the one place that it's ES preformance tip won't maintain the unlimited stamina, the air. Yu tries to hit Wolf in the air but is unsuccesfull, this causes Madoka to confront Aleksei about the stadium which she has analized to find strange wave output. Yu figures out that Aleksei is cheating by using these waves to cancel out Libra's sonic vibrations which is the source of all Libra's attacks.

[9]

Yu retakes the match!

Yu tells Aleksei that he is not a true beyblader and that without true spirit for battle that he cannot win, even by cheating. Yu sends Libra high into the air and slams it down into the stadium creating a giant crater which disrupts Wolf's levitation. Libra keeps this up and destroys pieces of the stadium which disrupts the wave energy sending Wolf back onto ground and allowing Libra to use its super sonic vibrations. Libra slams Wolf hard sending it flying out of the stadium as Yu takes the win.Later, Masamune was found.

Team GanGan Galaxy now heads to the middle east where they search for the members of the Arabian team.They find that the three members are named Gasur, Karte & Zidan and are apart of the Arabian Team, Team Desert Blaze. GanGan quickly befriends the Team and cheers them on in their match against the Euro Team, Team Excalibur. Surprisingly only one member of Excalibur shows his face, Julian Konzern and he is able to defeat Desert Blaze alone, shocking GanGan Galaxy as Excalibur may become their future opponent.

The Trials of Teamwork

In order to find out more about the European Team, GanGan Galaxy heads to Spain for the Annual festival of Warriors. While in Spain the unknowingly encounter Sophie and Wales who are a part of Excalibur, though this is not known until they reveal themselves as such in the Festival.

Sophie and Wales are then able to pick out GanGan Galaxy who trespassed in the Festival, since they are not European natives. Several Bladers challenge GanGan Galaxy and are easily defeated , but next Julian would step up to challenge GanGan Galaxy to a three vs three Beybattle. Masamune, Gingka and Yu gracefully accept to face Julian, Sophie and Wales.

[10]

Julian humiliates Masamune, Gingka and Yu

Like with Chi-yun and Mei Mei, Masamune would now have to work together with Gingka and now Yu to face Excalibur. Even though they work well together, they are no match for the might of Julian's twin jewlels, Sophie and Wales who block every move and even eliminate Yu from the match.

Masamune and Gingka combine their strengths to finnaly break through the Cetus blockade but are quickly and easily defeated 

Humilated, GanGan Galaxy leaves the festival in shame, looking to train in team arts.Yu and his friends mates decide to begin team building exercises to heighten their skills as a team. They draw straws to decide who will be on who's team and it is decided to be Gingka & Yu vs. Tsubasa & Masamune.The battle starts off with Gingka's Starbooster Attack which backfired due to Gingka and Yu attacking Tsubasa at the same time. Gingka and Yu begin to argue over who's fault it was as Masamune comes from behind Pegasus and uses his Lightning Sword Flash. Yu's Libra moves to intercept and while the three are in a group, Tsubasa uses his Metal Wing Smash which misses sparking an argument between he and Masamune.by Julian in the blink of an eye.

[11]

Yu loses it

Yu claims that he can't take it anymore and activates his Libra's Inferno Blast not caring if Gingka's Pegasus is sucked in. Pegasus slams into Striker which slams into Eagle dragging them all closer to the attack and sparking several arguments, Masamune states that it is now a four way battle rather then a Tag Team. All of them begin to yell at each other until Madoka steps in and reminds them that they need to stop fighting and this is about team work which ultimately ends the battle.When it seems that anyhope of working together is lost, old friends from Team Wang Hu Zhong appear to announce their entry in the consolation tournament. While with GanGan Galaxy, Chao Xin helps Madoka re-accept the team while Dashan trains the team in working together.

With his help the team gets in sync and as one final test, Masamune and Gingka are paired to face Dashan and Chao Xin while Yu and Tsubasa face Chi-yun and Mei-Mei.The battle begins with Eagle challenging Lacerta with several direct hits but is interrupted by Libra's Sonic Wave which nearly hits Eagle but misses all of its targets. While Tsubasai and Yu argue, Chi-Yun and Mei-Mei use the chance by activating their "Great Mountain Formation" where Aquario slams into Libra who easily defends until Lacerta comes in and slams the distracted Libra. They capitalize with a "Heaven and Earth" formation where Aquario is pushed by Lacerta into slamming Eagle, sending it flying. Madoka then stresses that their attitudes towards team work haven't changed since the beginning and Wang Hu Zhong begins to taunt which finally knocks a sense of urgency into Team GanGan Galaxy.

[12]

"Watch us battle, We will stand at the top of the World!"

Gingka and the others then think back on their loss against Excalibur and reminds his team mates they have to be number one and stand on top of the world! Even so Chi-Yun and Mei-Mei reuse their Heaven and Earth formation which fails due to Eagle's intervention, Libra then seizes the moment and seperates Lacerta from Aquairo, showing Tsubasa and Yu have finally learned team work. Inspired by their team work, Wang Hu Zhong including Chi-Yun and Mei-Mei decide that it's time to finish the battle. All  of them activate their special moves, Tempestous Whirlwind Sword, Soaring Fire Bird, Diving Crush, Lightning Sword Flash, Starbooster Attack, Storm Surge and Inferno Blast respectively. The special moves clash and after the smoke settles it turns out that everyone was eliminated simultaniously, resulting in a draw.

VS Wild Fang

Team GanGan Galaxy returns to Japan to face the African Team Representatives Team Wild Fang. Their matches begin almost immediately as Masamune is defeated by Nile. Next Gingka and Kyoya ignite their rivalry and battle to a draw. Tsubasa goes up next against Demure who changes it to a tag team including Benkei and Yu.The battle begins with two head on collsions between Tsubasa and Benkei alongside Yu and Demure. Tsubasa's Eagle is sent flying back by Bull's powerful smash but comes right back with a barrage of attacks using Eagle's speed to easily dodge and smash from different angles. Demure begins to use his kinetic vision to analyze Eagle and notes it uses its WD tip to stand up to attacks then uses its wing-like energy ring to ride on the wind and switch to attack mode. While Demure is distracted Yu gains his attention by striking with his Libra and notices that Demure is not a very powerful Beyblader after all. Yu continues his onslaught while Demure analyzes Libra noting that it uses the centrifugal force from its ES track to maintain a great amount of stamina.

[13]

Tsubasa falls into Demure's trap

Demure retreats from Libra and as Bull is knocked by Eagle, Scorpio slams into Bull's back and sends it into Eagle which slams Eagle across the stadium. Demure then uses his speed to send Scorpio into Eagle and have Bull slam it as it lands with this Bull is able to capitalise and slam Eagle several times. By focusing his kinetic vision on Eagle's tip, he is able to tell what Eagle will do before it does it allowing Benkei to use Bull to intercept Eagle with overwelming strength. They use this strategy several times until Yu finally steps in and tries to help. Demure stops Yu by intercepting Libra while telling Benkei what to do from afar, the tactic is successfull as Bull dominates Eagle once again.

[14]

Tsubasa counter attacks

Tsubasa figures out that the match was set up to be this way and it was a trap all along, Nile comfirms it which causes the Dark Power to begin influencing Tsubasa. Yu decides to take control of the match and activates his special move, Sonic Buster turning a section of the stadium into a pit of sand with super sonic vibrations, trapping Scorpio and Bull. Eagle is able to soar over the stadium at low altitude to avoid the sand trap giving Tsubasa the perfect opening as Eagle smashes ferociously into Bull further trapping it.

[15]

Bull rides Scorpio on top of Libra's Sand

This plan actually backfires as Bull seemingly races atop the sand shocking everyone. Demure then reveals that Scorpio is carying Bull on top of it, due to Scorpio's nature it can race along the sand as well as the sand is where a Scorpion feels most at home. Benkei then activates his special move, Red Horn Uppercut the slams Eagle trapping it in the sand instead. This infuriates Tsubasa as he remembers that everyone is counting on him, the Dark Power seizes his body as Tsubasa loses control.

[16]

Tsubasa looses control of the Dark Power

Tsubasa loses his mind to the dark power as it consumes Eagle and recklessly strikes through the sand and sends both Scorpio and Bull flying. The Dark Eagle rages around the stadium as everyone notices Tsubasa's loss of sanity. The Dark Eagle's power begins to destroy the stadium. Yu notices Tsubasa's loss of control and tries to stop him but Tsubasa tells him he's in the way and strikes Libra and continues to finish off Scorpio and Bull. Tsubasa fills the stadium with his dark power and shoots it out like a gyser to finish the battle once and for all as the Dark Eagle transforms into a Dark Dragon and explodes causing major collateral damage. When the dust settles it is revealed that Scorpio, Bull, and Libra have all slept out leaving Tsubasa as the lone victor.Unconscious in the hospital for the rest of the match, Tsubasa was not present during Gingka & Masamune vs. Kyoya & Nile.After their victory, Team GanGan Galaxy heads to Europe once more to face Team Excalibur.

Revenge

The match begins between Team GanGan Galaxy & Team Excalibur. After Masamune is defeated by Klaus, Tsubasa recommends a Team Battle against Sophie & Wales. Tsubasa and Yu are overwhelmed by Sophie & Wales. Tsubasa loses control once more and goes berserk. Sophie & Wales easily see through his reckless attacks but within himself he was able to overcome the dark power as Ryuga said.

Tsubasa finally breaks through after remembering his past and his present along with his friends. Tsubasa then activates a new special move: Shining Tornado Buster and defeats Sophie & Wales single-handedly.Yu very happy for a friend.

The Brazilian Trap

 

    

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Beyblade: Metal Fury

Yu is absent for a long time in Metal Fury on account of a training journey. He later reappears when Kyoya is searching for a monster
Yu Tendo Metal Fury

Yu having a Bey Battle with Tithi

to defeat and Yu is on the exact same mission. Yu then notices Kyoya's new bey and thinks it is very impressive. He then challenges Kyoya to a battle to which the latter reluctantly agrees. The battle begins and Kyoya notices that Yu has really harnessed Libra's power to the limit. Yu then uses a new special move called Final Inferno Blast which is an improved version of the old move and Kyoya counters with his King Lion Crushing Fang but the battle is interrupted by an unknown bey owned by the monster. The monster then grabs his bey and runs off and the two follow him. Yu comes up with a plan to capture the monster and they manage to capture him. They then find out that its only a young boy named Tithi who just wants to battle but is very shy so he lives up in the mountains and wears a mask so everyone thinks he is a monster. Yu then challenges Tithi to a battle and it is on as Kyoya watches closely to determine whether Tithi is the Legendary Blader of Venus because he possesses Death Quetzalcoatl. The battle is fierce and quite even. In the end Yu release his Final Inferno Blast but Tithi counters with his own special move, Ishtar Impact which sends Yu down to defeat. Kyoya is then convinced of his early thoughts and battles Tithi but the latter is unwilling. Tithi holds back while he is hammered by Leone. Just as Leone was about to end it, Yu intervenes and convinces Kyoya that it is pointless if the opponent isn't fighting back. Later he, Tithi and Kyoya go to the Mayan ruins where Nemesis is being revived and there Yu battles alongside King and Masamune and together they defeat the Nemesis Bladers, Keyser and Herschel. They then head on ahead and there Yu witnesses Proto Nemesis, Zeus's barrier and the birth and defeat of Diablo Nemesis.
Yu congratulating Tithi

Yu congratulating Tithi for his victory

Beyblade

  • Flame Libra T125ES: Yu's primary Beyblade in the Metal Saga It is a Stamina Type Beyblade with incredible endurance and impressive speed and attack power. Its Spin Track and Performance Tip allow it to spin for an incredibly long amount of time while maintaining balance, and can allow it to change direction easily. Libra's most unique ability is it's power to produce sonic vibrations which Yu uses for various purposes.

Special Moves

  • Sonic Wave: Libra channels sonic vibrations in multiple waves to attack the opponent. On contact it disrupts the target's balance and drains it's stamina.
  • Sonic Shield: Libra covers itself in sonic vibrations to counter the attacks of an incoming Beyblade. It is a powerful enough shield to fend off attack type special moves such as that of Pegasus' Star-blast Attack.
  • Sonic Buster: Libra erupts with Sonic Vibrations causing the ground around it to turn to sand and trap it's opponents, causing them to lose stamina and sink into the ground.
  • Inferno Blast : Libra produces a huge blast of sonic vibrations that draws opposing beys towards it. A Bey caught in the blast would lose stamina and eventually stop spinning. In Metal Masters, it is revealed that Yu is able to modify the frequency of the blast as well, causing it to change color. It was Yu's strongest special move in Metal Fusion and Metal Masters .
  • Final Inferno Blast: Libra produces a blast of vibrations similar to the Inferno Blast, but much stronger as a result of Yu's training. It was Yu's strongest move, and allowed it to break through Nemesis' force-field.

Beybattles

Beyblade: Metal Fusion
Opponent Episode Result
Ryuga MF020 Loss
Unnamed Bladers MF020 Win
Unnamed Bladers MF021 Win
Hikaru, Benkei & Kenta (every Blader for himself) MF021 Win
Gingka Hagane & Kyoya Tategami MF022 Win
Tsubasa Otori MF026 Draw
Hyoma MF027 Win
Unnamed Blader Win
Battle Royale MF032 Loss (3rd Place)
Gingka Hagane MF040 Loss
Reiji Mizuchi MF042 No Outcome(Run away)
Beyblade: Metal Masters
Opponent Episode Result
Teru Saotome MM001 Win
Tsubasa Otori MM001 No Outcome
Masamune Kadoya MM001 Win (Masamune Fled)
Selection Bladers MM004 Win
Masamune Kadoya MM004 Loss
Tsubasa Otori MM006 Loss
Aleksei MM013 Win
Aleksei MM015 Win
Team Excalbur (Tag w/ Masamune & Gingka) MM016 Loss
Chi-yun & Mei-Mei (Tag w/ Tsubasa) MM017 Draw
Benkei & Demure (Tag w/ Tsubasa) MM022 Win
Sophie and Wales(Tag w/Tsubasa) MM028 Win
Team Garcias (Ambush) MM030 Lose
Enzo Garcia MM031 Lose
Damian Hart (Tag w/ Tsubasa) MM037 Lose
Argo Garcia (Tag w/ Tsubasa) MM046 Win
HD Bladers (Tag w/ Gingka,Masamune,Tsubasa and Kyoya) MM047 Win
Beyblade: Metal Fury
Opponent Episode Result
Kyoya Tategami 4D027 No Outcome
Kyoya Tategami 4D028 No Outcome

Tithi

4D029 Loss
Keyser & Herschel (Tag w/ Masamune & King) Win
Rago (Tag w/ Legend Bladers,Masamune) No Outcome (Ruins Collapsed)
Yuki & Chris No Outcome(Earthquake)
Rago (Tag w/ Legend Bladers, Tsubasa & Masamune) Win
Nemesis(Tag w/ Legend Bladers, Tsubasa & Masamune) Win(Eliminated)

Trivia

  • Yu Tendo's name means "Wandering Child of the Gods" from the Kanji of his name: Child of the Gods or Cherubim [天童] (Tendou) and Wander [遊] (Yuu).
  • Yu only appears to have two close friends who he doesn't give nicknames at any time to: Madoka and Tsubasa.
  • During Metal Fusion, everyone referred to Yu as "Dark Nebula's Number Two", up until they met the true number two; Reiji Mizuchi.
  • Both Yu and his Beyblade have their names related to number 10. Yu's (Yuu's) name means "Ten" in Japanese. His Beyblade is Libra. Libra is the 10th sign in the horoscope.
  • He is the only Blader on Team Gangan Galaxy (excluding Ryuga) to not be seen in Beyblade: Shogun Steel.
  • He is the only member of GanGan Galaxy to not use a String Launcher. He uses a Ripcord Launcher.

Gallery

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