Disney XD & RTV Indonesia Pick Up Beyblade Burst Series


ADK Emotions NY has inked a deal to bring the fifth season of Beyblade Burst Surge to Disney XD, as Beyblade Burst makes its debut on RTV Indonesia.

Beyblade Burst Surge season five will follow the adventures of a new cast of characters, along with some familiar faces, as Blader Valt Aoi hosts an exhibition match featuring a revolutionary class of Bey—Lightning Beys. The new season, consisting of 26×22-minute episodes, is set to premiere on Disney XD on February 20.

Global master toy partner Hasbro will support the new season’s launch with the Beyblade Burst Speedstorm product line.

Beyblade Burst, which first premiered on Disney XD in the U.S. in December 2016, rolled out on December 30 on RTV Indonesia. RTV has been working with Animasia Studio, the program distributor and master licensee appointed by ADK Emotions for Beyblade Burst non-toy merchandise and events for Southeast Asia markets, as the local agent in Indonesia for L&M.

Raye Lee, executive director of Animasia Studio, said: “We are excited to collaborate on Beyblade Burst with Indonesia’s number one kids’ channel RTV with their commitment to prime-time TV broadcasting and marketing strength in licensing. We have confidence that we can build a strong licensing franchise for Beyblade Burst in Indonesia with a series of ground events & unique merchandise roll-out plan right after the COVID situation is under control.”

Artine Utomo, RTV CEO, said: “We are beyond proud to air Beyblade Burst on our channel. We hope that the collaboration between Animasia Studio and RTV can strengthen in the years to come and can be developed further in the future. We wish Animasia Studio success for their other productions.”

Katsuki Masai, group leader of the global business department at ADK Emotions, said: “We are also excited to work with RTV Indonesia and Animasia Studio on Beyblade Burst. RTV Indonesia will definitely make Beyblade Burst business strong in the region.”