Beyblade Burst Turbo spins up Canadian broadcast
Canada’s Teletoon is set to embark on Beyblade Burst Turbo, the third season of the hit spinning top reboot. The show is set to start Sundays starting October 7th at 2PM, with an encore airing the following Saturday at 2PM. Once again produced by OLM and distributed internationally by Sunrights, the show debuted in Japan on April 2nd.
Inspired by Hiro Morita’s Beyblade Burst manga in CoroCoro Comic, this third season/soft reboot is known in Japan as Beyblade Burst Chōzetsu (Super-Z).Like the prior entries, the series will contain 51 twenty-two minute episodes. Kentaro Yamaguchi and Hideki Sonoda, who served as director and lead writer for the past two seasons, return in their respective roles. Phineas & Ferb’s Danny Jacob composed the music for the season.
Here’s a plot synopsis:
Aiger Akabane is a wild child, who grew up surrounded by nature.
Inspired by a chance Bey battle with Valt Aoi, Aiger sets his sights on becoming an invincible Blader with the help of his Turbo Bey, Z Achilles. Battling powerful opponents and seeking strength; Aiger sets out to defeat Valt and claim the title of World Champion.
Here begins Aiger’s tale of epic adventures and fierce battles on his way to the top.
Beyblade Burst Turbo is expected to launch in other international territories in the coming months.
The third generation of Takara Tomy’s Beyblade franchise, Beyblade Burst originally debuted in 2016. Sunrights has released the anime series in western markets and the second season, Beyblade Burst Evolution (known as Beyblade Burst God in Japan), is currently airing on Disney XD in the United States, as well as Disney XD and both English and French feeds of Teletoon in Canada. The series has been seen on Pop Max in the United Kingdom, 9Go! in Australia, Disney Channel in South East Asia, and TVNZ in New Zealand. The show is also available to stream on Netflix and YouTube in a number of international markets. It has inspired a recently released western mobile game and a pending Japanese Nintendo Switch title.
Hasbro, Sunrights, d-rights and Takara Tomy are partnering up to host the Beyblade World Championship, which will be held at the Kidexpo in Paris on November 3, 2018.