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Beyblade: Metal Fusion Vol. 1 Descends on DVD

The fate of the universe will be in the hands of a hero when the wildly popular anime series BEYBLADE: Metal Fusion Vol. 1, unleashes its power onto DVD November 9th from Nelvana Enterprises and Vivendi Entertainment.

Press Release from Nelvana Enterprises and Vivendi Entertainment

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - The fate of the universe will be in the hands of a hero when the wildly popular anime series BEYBLADE: Metal Fusion Vol. 1, unleashes its power onto DVD November 9th from Nelvana Enterprises and Vivendi Entertainment.  BEYBLADE: Metal Fusion, from Nelvana and d-rights Inc., offers a fresh take on the original hit BEYBLADE with new characters competing for dominance with their spinning Beyblade tops, battling against an evil organization, The Dark Nebula.

As The Dark Nebula plots to set loose their own forbidden and dangerous Beyblade, they must do whatever it takes to destroy Gingka, the only Blader that's strong enough to stop them.  The plot thickens as friends become enemies and enemies become allies, but everything starts and ends with Gingka as he struggles to find the strength to defend his world and the honor of Beyblade.

With its U.S. television premiere on Cartoon Network in June 2010, a new toy line by Hasbro and a video game launching this holiday season, the popularity of BEYBLADE: Metal Fusion has no bounds. Including bonus features such as exclusive artwork, original scripts and more, the BEYBLADE: Metal Fusion Vol. 1 DVDwill be available for the suggested retail price of $14.97.

Synopsis:BEYBLADE: Metal Fusion!, follows a cast of heroes led by the brave Gingka, who fights to prevent an evil force, the Dark Nebula, from setting free a reign of terror upon the globe

About Nelvana EnterprisesNelvana Enterprises is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc., a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, television broadcasting, children's book publishing and children's animation. The company's multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse, Nickelodeon (Canada), W Network, CosmoTV, VIVA, Sundance Channel (Canada), Movie Central, HBO Canada, Nelvana, Kids Can Press and radio stations including CKNW, CFOX, CKOI, 98,5 FM, Q107 and 102.1 the Edge. Corus creates engaging branded entertainment experiences for its audiences across multiple platforms. A publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto (CJR.B) exchange. Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com.

About d-rights, Inc.d-rights Inc. is a 100% owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation, one of the world's biggest general trading company, handling entertainment content for a variety of Media, offering services in every aspect of content business including production, rights management, financing and merchandising. Check our properties at http://www.d-rights.com.

About Vivendi EntertainmentVivendi Entertainment is a full service independent film, television, DVD and digital distribution company operating in the United States and Canada. Representing a vast range of genres including action, comedy,urban, family, Latino, sports and stand-up comedies, Vivendi Entertainment has become a favorite distribution partner for independent content providers. The company has built an extensive catalog of over 3,000 titles, and its customer-centric business model was founded on the principles of collaboration and financial transparency. The company provides sales, marketing, and distribution services to many of the home entertainment industry's most prestigious brands including: The Weinstein Company, World Wrestling Entertainment, National Geographic, Classic Media, RHI, Shout! Factory, Salient, and  Code Black.   Vivendi Entertainment is a division of Universal Music Group Distribution, the award-winning sales, marketing and distribution arm of Universal Music Group, the world's leading music company.

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