Brawlers - Chapter One (Cartoon
C+ Sound: C+ Extras: D Episodes: B-
With the Infinity Core discovered, Masquerade is even more determined to get
his hands on it. And if things couldn't
get any worst, Dan and Drago is sent to the Doom Dimension! It up to the rest of the gang to rescue them. But when the Bakugan Battle Brawlers go to the Doom Dimension find their
lost friend, it gives Masquerade the perfect chance to grab the Infinity
Core, the key to saving both their worlds. The Bakugan Battle Brawlers must evolve to the
next level if they are to have a chance to save their worlds and finally find
out who Masquerade really is!
One day when cards came falling out of the sky Dan and his friends invented a
cool new game, Bakugan. Little did they
know they had incredible powers and they now must save both human and Bakugan
world, with the Infinity Core found, the source of life for Vestoria. The Bakugan Battle Brawlers take the next step
in stopping Masquerade and saving their worlds, they must evolve their Bakugan
to the next level and form the Ultimate Bakugan.
Based on a strategic game, Bakugan involves a game using spherical figures with
various characters/creatures/stats that are powered and supported by different
gate, field and ability cards. Gate
cards set conditions which boost or take away condition to characters on the
field, Field cards set the terrain on which the character is played giving
advantages base on character element attributes, Ability cards are personal
cards giving special talents/abilities to each character. In this chapter of Bakugan, the players evolve
to the next level and gain new powerful characters with new
abilities, and finally they unmask Masquerade and learn the truth of the
Episode 27: Show Down
Dan face Maquerade in a showdown but when Drago loses he gets sent to the Doom Dimension,
along with Dan!
Episode 28: The Brawler's Last Stand
Lost without Dan, the Battle Brawlers hatches up a crazy plan to rescue him,
but it involves all of them entering the Doom Dimension, supposedly where there
is no return!
Episode 29: Nightmare in Doomsville
The Legendary 6 soldier of Vestroia offers a way for the Battle Brawlers to
return to the human realm, but first they must be tested. Julie must face her
own personal demon as the first test.
Episode 30: I am Marucho Her Me Roar
Marucho faces his test, Preyas gets a new brother?
Episode 31: A Place Far from Home
Shun faces a little girl who looks just like his mother, but can Skyress bring
Shun back to reality? Shun must learn he
is not alone, and that his friends are there for him.
Episode 32: Play Nice Runo
Runo faces her test and learns to win she must sometimes look before she leaps.
Episode 33: You're Going Down Clown
Dan must face his test, but Drago is already evolved... does that mean he will
Episode 34: Home Sweet Home
The Bakugan Battle Brawlers finally made it back to Earth. Suddenly they find their friend fighting
Masquerade... uh... what did they miss?
Episode 35: Dan's Last Stand
It's a race to evolve to the ultimate Bakugan, unfortunately for Dan that means
fighting and defeating his friends, first up is Julie and Marucho.
Episode 36: Show Me What You've Got
Dan and Runo finally get to face one another off, who is the stronger. A battle they have both been waiting for a
Episode 37: You Say You Want an Evolution
Dan faces Shun, their power is equal, but between fire and wind which will
Episode 38: Behind the Mask of Masquerade
Dan and Masquerade face off again with their evolved Bakugan... who will win? As their battle continues, the elements are in
chaos back on Earth.
Episode 39: Masquerade Unmasked
The story behind Masquerade is finally revealed! The Bakugan Battle Brawlers then learn that
Naga is trying to break through to the human realm, so instead of waiting for
him to come, they're going after him...
the series Bakugan (reviewed
elsewhere on this site in its Volume
DVD forms) has the same consistent picture and sound quality that the other
series, though no extras.
- Ricky Chiang