"Time to Get Serious, Ace Dragon!" (ガチだぜエースドラゴン！, Gachi da ze Ēsu Doragon!) is the first episode of the Beyblade Burst GT anime. It aired on the CoroCoro Channel on Youtube on April 5th, 2019 at 4:00pm JST.
One year has passed since the Title Match between Aiger Akabane and Valt Aoi. Valt completes Slash Valkyrie, a GatinkoBey brought to the next level. Valt's BC Sol understudies, Drum Koryu and Delta Akane, see the golden shining splendor of Slash Valkyrie in action. Having witnessed the infinite potential of Beys, Drum aims to create a shining Bey of his own by traveling to Japan alongside his partner, Ace Dragon. Now, another talented youth is set to cause a stir in the world of Beyblade!
- Valt reveals his new Slash Valkyrie to Drum and Delta and battles Drum and wins.
- Drum arrives in Japan.
- Drum meets Amane and his brother, Takane, and they battle and Drum takes the first point.
- Drum Koryu (debut)
- Valt Aoi (GT debut)
- Delta Akane (debut)
- Amane Kusaba (debut)
- Takane Kusaba (debut)
- Tango Koryu (debut)
- Drum's father (debut)
- Drum's mother (debut)
- Dragon (debut)
- Ace Dragon Sting Charge Zan (Drum's; debut)
- Slash Valkyrie Blitz Power Retsu (Valt's; debut)
- Bushin Ashura Hurricane Keep Ten (Amane's; debut)
- Air Knight K4 Vertical Volcanic (Drum's; Former)
- Valt Aoi (Slash Valkyrie Blitz Power Retsu) vs. Drum Koryu (Air Knight K4 Vertical Volcanic) = Valt & Valkyrie (2-0)
- Round 1: Valt & Valkyrie (Burst Finish; 2pts)
- Drum Koryu (Ace Dragon Sting Charge Zan) vs. Amane Kusaba (Bushin Ashura Hurricane Keep Ten) = Battle continued in the next episode
- Round 1: Drum & Dragon (Ring-Out Finish; 1pt)
Special Moves Used