The BEST Episodes of Beyblade
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Aug 28, 2019
Beyblade is an anime series about a group of kids battling with highly powerful spinning tops enchanted with sacred Bit-Beasts or spirits of mythical ideaology. The show focuses on the battles between Beyblading teams as they compete to become the world champions.
#1 - Final Showdown!
Season 1 - Episode 51
It's the finals of the World Beyblading Championships in Moscow with Tala from the Demolition Boys and Tyson tied at one game a piece in the best of three finals. With the victory, the tide has turned in favor of Tala who warps the two warriors into a giant iceberg where there is no contact with the outside world. The second battle begins, and it takes little time for Tala to combine his multiple Bit Beasts into one and take the lead in the best of three finals. Meanwhile, the evil Voltaire looks on and begins celebrating the victory, which translates into his domination of the corporate world. With the lose, Tyson has fallen into a funk and sees no way of winning, when he suddenly realises the power to win is inside him. With a new outlook and positive thinking, Tyson's confidence translates into a more powerful Dragoon, which handily defeats Tala. With the win, all the stolen Bit Beasts are returned to their rightful owners and in the end, Tyson's friends gather around each wanting to take on the new World Champion Beyblader.
#2 - The Blade Raider
Season 1 - Episode 1
Tyson Granger realises he is running late for a Beyblade battle with Andrew, the best Beyblader in town. Before Tyson gets there, a Blade Shark named Carlos fights and defeats him, taking his blade. Tyson arrives and snaps, challenging him to a battle at 3:00 at the river next day. A boy named Kenny becomes friends with Tyson, and they crack that they need a faster Bey to defeat Carlos' heavier one. Tyson attempts, but gives up, and suddenly the Great Dragoon, a power that has been in the family from generations, comes to Tyson. Tyson again tries and finally defeats Carlos. However, Kai, the leader of the Blade Sharks, arrives and Tyson challenges him to a battle.
#3 - Day of the Dragoon
Season 1 - Episode 2
Tyson quickly loses his battle with Kai. Andrew and Kenny inform him that the Blade Sharks are looking for the ultimate Bit Beast nobody can beat. Andrew, Kenny and Tyson rebuild Tyson's Bey. Meanwhile, Kai then orders Carlos' Bey be destroyed. Kai's goons kidnap Kenny to use his laptop to find the ultimate Bey. Tyson asks the Dragoon for guidance when Dragoon goes right into his Bey. Tyson then re-challenges Kai, and they draw.
#4 - Take It to the Max
Season 1 - Episode 3
Tyson and Kenny meet Max, the new kid in town, just before a puppy is washed away to a waterfall. Tyson attempts to save him, but fails. Max then tries, and succeeds. Max and Tyson battle in Max's dad's shop, but Max wins, due to his defensive-type Beyblade. Stanley A Dickenson (the Chairman of the Beyblade Battle Association) then arrives and informs them of the Beyblade Battle Tournament, and they are all looking forward to it. Kenny and Tyson argue over Tyson's cockiness that his Bey need not be improved. Tyson then attempts to control the Dragoon, and succeeds, while Kenny is watching through the window. They then become friends again.
#5 - Draciel of Approval
Season 1 - Episode 5
In the semifinals, Max goes up against Kai, the champion. Tyson looks forward to fighting Ray, an undefeated Blader. The dish is based like a tower, to stay in the top for 10 seconds is how you win. The first round goes quickly, with Max being defeated by Kai's Spin Fire attack. But in the second round, with Max's reverse launch, Kai's Spin Fire attack is absorbed by Max's Bey, and he wins. Max's Bey then explodes due to the energy overload. Max then finds a Bit Beast inside his Grandma's pendant, and his Bit Beast, Draciel, gets inside his Bey. Max and Kai fight fiercely, but Max loses. Tyson cheers Max up with the fact that he now has a Bit Beast, and he can't wait for his battle with Ray.
#6 - Dragoon Storm
Season 1 - Episode 6
The final battle of the semifinals is Tyson versus Ray, an undefeated Blader. Kenny is working on something, and is not there for the first round. Tyson and Ray clash, but Ray easily beats Tyson with his stronger Bit Beast, Driger and his Tiger Claw attack, destroying Tyson's Bey. Kenny shows up before he forfeits, and Tyson's Bey is fixed with a new Defense Ring Kenny was working on. The second round is ferocious, but Tyson's Defense Ring pulls through, despite not being built for attacking. Ray forfeits the third match, saying he has nothing left to prove, and joins the team. The finals are decided, Tyson versus Kai.
#7 - Thirteen Candles
Season 1 - Episode 7
Tyson, Max and Kenny are working on Dragoon to ensure victory in the finals when Grandpa interrupts and reveals Tyson that it is his 13th birthday! After the party, the first round ends quickly, with Tyson unexpectedly defeating Kai. Kai then goes harder on Tyson and easily defeats him in the second round. The third round is explosive, with Tyson just managing to defeat Kai, and become the National Beyblade Champion. Mr Dickenson then reveals to Tyson, Kai, Max, Kenny and Ray that they will become a team and participate in the World Championships.
#8 - Bladin' In the Streets
Season 1 - Episode 8
As Tyson, Kai, Max, Kenny and Ray fly to Hong Kong to prepare for the Asian Tournament, Kai "quits" the team and walks into the streets. The rest of the team try to follow him and fail when they hear a Bey spinning, and find a back-alley Beyblader challenging them to a battle. Tyson battles and manages to just defeat him, when another Beyblade knocks Dragoon out of the stadium and nearly hits Ray (Kai then reappears and knocks Dragoon out of his way), belonging to a boy named Kevin.
#9 - Showdown in Hong Kong
Season 1 - Episode 9
Kevin disses the BladeBreakers (especially Ray) and challenges Ray to a battle. Tyson has had enough and battles Kevin instead, but he falls quickly to the Bey's ability to wobble and multiply. The Blader who challenged Tyson beforehand bumps into Lee, Gary and Mariah, the other members of the White Tigers, and he tells them about his encounter with Ray. Tyson then beats Kevin in battle, before the rest of the White Tigers show up. They all seem to know Ray, calling him "traitor", and tell him that they will be entering the tournament too.
#10 - Battle in the Sky
Season 1 - Episode 10
The BBA Asian Tournament is underway, at the peak of a unbelievably high tower in China. The BladeBreakers and the White Tigers realize that they will eventually battle each other, and they use this against each other. First up, the BladeBreakers versus the Tall Boys. The BladeBreakers manage to scrape through to the next round, despite some of the Tall Boys' Beys having spikes and being able to generate heat. They then check out Mariah's Gallux Bit Beast, from the White Tigers, and Tyson can't wait for their fight.
#11 - Bye Bye Bit Beast
Season 1 - Episode 11
With Kenny working all night before the day of the Tournament, Kevin from the White Tigers tries to sneak into where they're sleeping and steal and/or destroy Ray's Driger. With a speech from Mariah, Kevin cannot do it, but instead steals one of Kenny's disks while he's making tea. Ray confronts him before he can escape and they battle for the disk. Ray, however, gets distracted by Kevin's "mercy" scene and Driger escapes from his Bey. Luckily, Tyson then battles Kevin and beats him, getting the disk back but leaving Kai disappointed with Ray and Ray with himself.
#12 - Adios Bladebreakers
Season 1 - Episode 12
Ray leaves the BladeBreakers and journeys into the mountains to try and get back Driger. Mariah finds him, beats him in battle, confronts him about his stupidity and asks him to come back to the White Tigers. The other BladeBreakers discover that Ray has gone, and Tyson and Max venture off into the mountains. Ray nearly goes back to the White Tigers when Tyson and Max find him. Tyson challenges him to a battle, and if Ray wins he can do whatever he wants. Tyson, however, loses to Ray. When Ray discovers the BladeBreakers wanted him back without a Bit Beast, Ray goes back to the BladeBreakers.
#13 - The Race is On!
Season 1 - Episode 14
It's the morning of the semi-finals at the Asian Beyblade Tournament and Tyson manages to sleep in. The rest of the team leaves early, but Ray stays behind to make sure Tyson wakes up. As the tournament gets underway, Max is the first to battle. Meanwhile, Ray and Tyson are caught up in a traffic jam created by a landslide (Created by Kevin), so they decide to walk. But the shortest route is over a mountain where Ray sprains his ankle and Tyson is left to carrying him all the way to there. Meanwhile, back at the tournament, Team Bladebreakers has heard about the landslide and are worried about their teammates. And to add insult to injury, if Tyson doesn't show up soon, their team will have to forfeit. Time is running out for Tyson and Ray, when Kai uncharacteristically steps up to the plate to stall for time until Tyson shows up.