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Dante Koryu, also known as Drum Koryu (虹龍ドラム, Kōryū Doramu) in Japan, is the main protagonist of the anime/manga series, Beyblade Burst Rise.

Appearance

Dante is a young boy of average height. He has green eyes, blonde hair with a blue, horn-shaped highlight on each side of his temple, and bronze colored, short eyebrows. Dante also has a red and yellow marking on both cheeks under his eyes.

For his attire, Dante sports a white collared shirt with a red tie, a red fingerless glove for his left hand, teal baggy pants with light-blue suspenders hanging on the sides, white dress shoes, and a blue jacket with three lime stripes on each side, yellow sections on the sleeves and wrist collar, and a red "D" on the left jacket flap.

When Dante resonates with his Beyblade, the blue highlights emit blue flames.

Personality

Dante is an optimistic, passionate, easy-going and earnest Blader. When Dante first saw Sword Valtryek defeat him with its golden aura, he was surprised and excited and it inspired him to make his own GaTinko bey.

As shown several times throughout the season, Dante has a habit of making scary faces when nervous. He also has a bad habit of accidentally revealing his strategies to his opponents.

He can also be quite over-confident if excited after winning a battle.

Dante is very resilient and will keep on battling the same opponent until he takes them down.

And just like Valt, Aiger, Lui and Phi, and Delta, Dante has a habit of talking to his bey, and has shown to have some form of resonance with his bey.

Biography

Background

Once a member of the Spanish team BC Sol, the same team as Valt Aoi, he becomes inspired by the strength of Valt's new bey, Sword Valtryek, and decides to get a Gatinko bey of his own. Dante moves to Japan and joins Victories, a team managed by his uncle.

Beyblade Burst Rise

Beyblades

Special Moves

Beybattles

 
Beyblade Burst Rise
Opponent Episode Result
Valt Aoi 01 Lose (0-2)
Amane Kusaba 01-02 Lose (1-2)
Amane Kusaba 02 Win (2-0)
Fumiya Kindo 03 Lose (0-1)
Amane Kusaba 04 Win (2-0)
Fumiya Kindo 05-06 Win (2-1)
Valt Aoi 07 Lose (0-2)
Ken Urame 08 Win (2-0)
Unnamed Blader 09 Win (2-0)
Joe Rurikawa 10-11 Win (3-1)
Lodin Haijima 13-14 Win (3-2)
Delta Zakuro 14-16 Lose (0-6)
Pot Hope 20-21 Draw (1-1)
Blindt DeVoy 22-23 Win (2-1)
Aiger Akabane 26-27 Lose (2-3)
Arthur Peregrine (with Delta Zakuro) 30 Lose (0-4)
Phenge Hope 31 Win (2-0)
Blindt DeVoy 32 Win (2-0)

Anime Appearances

Beyblade Burst Rise

Relationships

Amane Kusaba

Tango Koryu

Tango is Dante's uncle.

Quotes

  • "Time to get serious!"

Gallery

For a full gallery of images of Dante, see Dante Koryu/Gallery.

Trivia

  • Dante is the second Beyblade protagonist after Tyson Granger to use a Beyblade with a dragon motif.
  • Dante is the third main Beyblade protagonist whose name was changed in the English episodes, the first being Tyson Granger from the first Beyblade generation and the second being Aiger Akabane from Beyblade Burst Turbo.
  • Dante is the sixth blader in Burst to use a ripcord launcher instead of a string launcher, the first five being Hoji and Koji Konda, Haruto Aota, Hae-jin Oh, and Phi. If one counts the Sword Launcher and Digital Sword Launcher as ripcord launchers, that would make Dante the seventh blader to use a ripcord launcher; the sixth Blader being Xander.
    • He is also the first Burst protagonist to use a ripcord launcher.
  • Dante shares the same appearance with his mother since they both have blonde and blue hair and green eyes.
  • Dante is the first main protagonist to not be the age of 11.
  • He also the first main protagonist that is an otaku, as revealed on Hiro Morita's Twitter account, thus makes him the youngest otaku character in anime, at just 10 years old.
  • Dante's last name, Koryu, is a reference to Kohryu, a dragon in Chinese lore who represents the element of Earth, one of the five elements of the Wu Xing.
    • Kohryu also means "Rainbow Dragon", which is enforced by Dante's colorful attire reminiscent of a rainbow.
  • He has the same hair color as his mother.
  • Dante is the first Beyblade Burst main protagonist to not be from Japan, as according to the manga, he is from France.
  • Dante is the first main Burst protagonist to be an only child.
  • Dante is the third main Burst protagonist to have his Beyblade destroyed, following Valt and Aiger.
  • Dante is the first main character and the protagonist in Rise to own a dash driver.

References

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