Nelvana Enterprises has granted Vivendi Entertainment the North American rights to animated series "Beyblade: Metal Fusion" for home entertainment and digital downloading.
The deal consists of an initial 51 episodes in seven DVD releases with volume 1 available on Nov. 9. It will be available in English, French and Spanish at retailers throughout North America.
"Beyblade: Metal Fusion" from Nelvana and D-Rights airs on Cartoon Network in the U.S. and YTV in Canada. It will launch in the U.K., Europe and other territories in the coming year. Hasbro holds the master toy rights, excluding Asia. The line is already available in the U.S. and Canada.