"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 Rise 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, Dante Koryu and Delta Zakuro, 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 Dante and Delta and battles Dante and wins.
- Dante arrives in Japan.
- Dante meets Amane and his brother, Takane, and they battle and Dante takes the first point.
- Dante Koryu (debut)
- Valt Aoi (Rise debut)
- Delta Zakuro (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 (Dante'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. Dante Koryu (Air Knight K4 Vertical Volcanic) = Valt & Valkyrie (2-0)
- Round 1: Valt & Valkyrie (Burst Finish; 2pts)
- Dante Koryu (Ace Dragon Sting Charge Zan) vs. Amane Kusaba (Bushin Ashura Hurricane Keep Ten) = Battle continued in the next episode
- Round 1: Dante & Dragon (Ring-Out Finish; 1pt)
Special Moves Used
- It is unknown if Aiger Akabane is still World Champion or if Valt Aoi defeated him within the past year, due to someone calling Valt a certain World Champion in the episode, though they could be referring to when he was champion in Beyblade Burst Turbo.
- Beginning with this season, episodes are now 11 minutes long.