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Beyblade - Vol. 1 (Kids DVD) - £1.96 delivered !
Beyblade - Vol. 1 (Kids DVD) - £1.96 delivered !

Beyblade - Vol. 1 (Kids DVD) - £1.96 delivered !

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Beyblade is an animé tie-in to the high-tech spinning top toys. It has some of the standard faults of the cheaper Japanese animations--such as static backgrounds and overly perky facial design--but it makes inventive use of the idea that the competitions of the Beybladers are the outward manifestation of more occult conflicts in another realm.
Young Tyson is a keen and inventive Beyblader--in the first episode, he works out a way of quadrupling the speed and force of his top--but it helps that his Beyblade is inhabited by the spirit of an ancestral dragon. Thus equipped, he moves through one round after another of an international competition, sometimes in alliance with the haughty Kai and his gang and sometimes opposing them, and always helped by Kenny and Dizzi, the spirit beast that inhabits Kenny's laptop. How much of this you want to watch will ultimately depend on how many duels between spinning tops you are going to be interested in, but the byplay between physical and spirit realms, and the conflict of characters is moderately interesting as well.

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Great buy, my eldest boy loved this but i can't buy if for fear of it meaning i have to go and spend another small fortune on spinning tops and arenas. Tempting as it is.
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