BEYBLADE BURST to Launch on Disney XD on Monday, December 19, 2016 with two weeks of new episodes
NEW YORK, NY., November 11, 2016 – The new animated series BEYBLADE BURST will premiere on Disney XD on Monday, December 19, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. ET/PT. New episodes will premiere each day Monday-Saturday until December 31, for a total of 11 new episodes, with a repeat telecast each day at 4:30 p.m. ET/PT. In January, the series will move to its regular timeslot on Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. ET/PT with repeat episodes airing throughout each week. BEYBLADE BURST will also be available through Disney XD’s digital platforms.
BEYBLADE BURST is the third generation of the global BEYBLADE phenomenon and follows the adventures of a group of passionate Bladers who follow their dreams on an unforgettable journey to the top. This new generation of the franchise features themes of real sports, competition and friendship.
“We are excited for a new generation of fans to engage with BEYBLADE BURST and follow Valt as he battles his way to the top with a two week marathon of new episodes on Disney XD.” said Kaz Soeda, Managing Director of SUNRIGHTS INC.
Hasbro will launch the new BEYBLADE BURST product line in the U.S. beginning January 2017 featuring a dynamic “burst” feature designed to bring more excitement to the successful battling play pattern. Battling can trigger the spinning tops to burst into pieces, creating suspenseful competitions (burst rates vary).
BEYBLADE fans can also train for battle digitally with the BEYBLADE BURST app available in the App Store and Google Play for supported iOS and Android devices.
SUNRIGHTS INC. manages the distribution of broadcast, non-toy merchandising and promotional rights for BEYBLADE BURST outside of Asia. Learn more on SUNRIGHTS INC.’s website and social channels at www.beyblade.com, Facebook.com/officialbeyblade, Twitter.com/Beyblade_burst and instagram.com/officialbeyblade.
About SUNRIGHTS INC.
SUNRIGHTS INC. is an entertainment rights management company backed by one of the top advertising agencies in Japan, Asatsu DK, and the trading conglomerate Mitsubishi Corp. Located in New York City, SUNRIGHTS directly manages the development of intellectual property globally outside of Asia. Learn more about us at http://sunrights-inc.com/.
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