"Blast-Off! Rush Launch!" (爆裂！ラッシュシュート！！, Bakuretsu! Rasshushūto!!) is the third episode of Beyblade Burst, the first season of the Beyblade Burst anime. It first aired in Japan on April 18th, 2016, in Canada on September 17th, 2016, in Australia on December 7th, 2016, and in the United States on December 22nd, 2016.
Valt faces off against a puppet master while trying to perfect his Rush Launch.
- Valt Aoi defeats Ken Midori in the second round of the regional tournament, qualifying for the third round.
- Daigo Kurogami defeats Melos Nekota in the second round of the regional tournament, qualifying for the third round.
- Shu Kurenai wins his second round battle in the regional tournament, qualifying for the third round.
- Valt Aoi
- Shu Kurenai
- Rantaro Kiyama
- Ken Midori (Keru & Besu)
- Daigo Kurogami
- Wakiya Murasaki
- Toko Aoi
- Nika Aoi
- Ichiro Kakitani
- Keita Nakagawa
- Momoko Ogi
- Hiroshi Oi
- Melos Nekota
- Victory Valtryek Boost Variable (Valt's)
- Storm Spryzen Knuckle Unite (Shu's)
- King Kerbeus Limited Press (Ken's)
- Dark Doomscizor Force Jaggy (Daigo's; debut)
- Storm Spryzen Limited Press (Melos')
- Wild Wyvron Vertical Orbit (Wakiya's; Mentioned)
- King Kerbeus Gravity Revolve (Unknown Blader)
- Valt Aoi (Victory Valtryek Boost Variable) vs. Ken Midori (King Kerbeus Limited Press) = Valt & Valtryek (2-1)
- Round 2: Draw (Double Survivor Finish; 0pts)
- Round 3: Valt & Valtryek (Burst Finish; 2pts)
- Daigo Kurogami (Dark Doomscizor Force Jaggy) vs. Melos Nekota (Storm Spryzen Limited Press) = Daigo & Doomscizor (2-0)
- Round 1: Daigo & Doomscizor (Burst Finish; 2pts)
- Shu Kurenai (Storm Spryzen Knuckle Unite) vs. Unknown Blader (King Kerbeus Gravity Revolve) = Shu & Spryzen (2-0)
- Round 1: Shu & Spryzen (Burst Finish; 2pts)
Special Moves Used
- The events of this episode are based on the second chapter of the Burst manga.
- Despite being Beyblade Burst's US premiere being advertised as a two week event with new episodes airing from Monday-Saturday, the premiere of this episode was delayed to the 22nd for an all day Two More Eggs marathon.
- Starting with this episode, the Japanese ending has been updated, now featuring a lighter color theme to it.