01 "The Battle Begins" "Dragon Warriors" (龍の戦士) April 5, 2007 February 24, 2008
One Tag Dan prepares for a brawl against Akira at the park. But arrives to find that Shuji (Akira's older brother) is Dan's challenger. A battle ensues, during the course of the battle Dan has a vision of a Dragonoid struggling with a Fear Ripper. The battle continues and Dan is victorious. Dragonoid starts to explain what's behind the scenes of Bakugan and from that point forward, all the Battle Brawlers realize that Bakugan was Mehr than just a game.