"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.
The match between Valt and Ken reaches its third battle! However, Valt is overcome by his nerves and ends up dropping Valtryek V2 Boost Variable. The ones appearing before Valt to pick up his Valtryek V2 Boost Variable are none other than Ken's puppets, Keru & Besu and, at that moment, Valt remembers that...? Finally, the match between Valt and Ken concludes! Who is the winner!?
- 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
- Valtryek V2 Boost Variable (Valt's)
- Spryzen S2 Knuckle Unite (Shu's)
- Kerbeus K2 Limited Press (Ken's)
- Doomscizor D2 Force Jaggy (Daigo's; debut)
- Spryzen S2 Limited Press (Melos')
- Wyvron W2 Vertical Orbit (Wakiya's; Mentioned)
- Kerbeus K2 Gravity Revolve (Unknown Blader)
- Valt Aoi (Valtryek V2 Boost Variable) vs. Ken Midori (Kerbeus K2 Limited Press) = Valt & Valtryek (2-1)
- Round 2: Draw (Double Survivor Finish; 0pts)
- Round 3: Valt & Valtryek (Burst Finish; 2pts)
- Daigo Kurogami (Doomscizor D2 Force Jaggy) vs. Melos Nekota (Spryzen S2 Limited Press) = Daigo & Doomscizor (2-0)
- Round 1: Daigo & Doomscizor (Burst Finish; 2pts)
- Shu Kurenai (Spryzen S2 Knuckle Unite) vs. Unknown Blader (Kerbeus K2 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.