Bakugan: Battle Brawlers Vol. 5 (Warner DVD)
C+ Sound: C+ Extras: D Episodes: B
when cards came falling out of the sky Dan and his friends picked them up
started this new game Bakugan. But
little did they knew the cards held a power from another world... Dan and along
with his friends face the mysterious Masquerade, a dark character whom has a
sinister plan for all Bakugan players, to send them all to the Doom Dimension!
the team learns of Masquerade plan to find and unite the Infinity Core with the
Ultimate Bakugan, but what they didn't know was that the Bakugan evolved with
each battle. But since the lost of
Preyas, Marucho is depressed, Dan wants some payback, it seems the team can't
work together. But when the chips are
down will they be able to work together?
Will the lost of a friend tear the rest apart or strengthen their
From Cartoon Network brings another animation
that has a game and characters from another dimension. The kids who find them invent a game with
them, and they play by throw a character and a card. But as the kids play they discover that it is
more than a game, its battle to stop evil forces from destroying both their worlds. There are generally 2 types of Bakugan
characters, generic silent battle type and characters who are able to talk and
have a personality. When a Bakugan loses
to an evil character's doom card they are sent to the Doom Dimension, a lot of
generic type gets sent there. As the
series progress so does the rules and characters, they become more complex and
even evolve. For those who like card
games this is an enjoyable series of battle of wits. But for non-gamers it's enjoyable to watch a
group of friends fight and grow together to save the world.
18: Evolution Revolution
Marucho and Runo get separated from everyone and discover Masquerade's plot of
creating the Ultimate Bakugan, Hydronoid.
Can Dan rescue them in time
Episode 19: Julie Plays "Hard Brawl”
As Marucho copes with the lost of Preyas, Julie must face her long time friend
Billy, but will friendship be enough or is victory everything?
Episode 20: A Little Help From My Friends
Shun unable to put up with the teams bickering goes off on his own to fight
Masquerade, but then an unlikely person convinces Shun to turn around.
Episode 21: My Good Friend
Dan, Runo and Marucho face their first 3 on 3 battle, but with Preyas is in the
hands of the enemy, can they find someway bring him back?
and sound are good for the DVD format and consistent with the previous
releases, which you can read more about at this site.
- Ricky Chiang