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Something to Crow About
English (Dubbed) Something to Crow About
English (Translated) The name is Shadow!!
Japanese (Katakana) その名はシャドウ!!
Japanese (Romanised) Sononaha shadō!!
Series Details
Season Battle B-Daman
Episode Number 03
Debut Airdate(s)
Japan January 19, 2004
United States April 03, 2005
Theme Music
Opening (Japanese) B-FIRE
Ending (Japanese) FOREVER
Opening (English) B-DaFire
Ending (English) {{{ed-theme-en}}}
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Something to Crow About is the third episode of the Battle B-Daman series. It first aired in Japan on January 19, 2004.


The episode begins with Cain McDonnell easily defeating an anonymous battler. Next, Yamato, Gray and Bull are talking about a legendary B-DaPlayer (Cain McDonnell) and how Yamato wants to challenge him. Yamato is next scene complaining about how he has the need for B-DaBattling, Gray then tells Yamato about the B Coliseum and how he can battle other B-DaPlayers there. The three arrive at the B-Coliseum and Yamato is amazed by all the people and B-DaPlayers, Yamato tries his hand at Shoot the Gap, while not realizing the point of the game is to shoot in between the targets, he knocks them all down, Gray then explains how the game is played and how to do it, shoot 10 B-DaBalls as fast as you can between the pins, Gray does so scoring a perfect 100. Then Bull (in wild form) shows his power in B-DaBattling by scoring a perfect 100 in Battle Hammer. Bull then challenges Gray to a B-DaBattle but is transformed back into calm form after he smells donuts, confusing Gray and Yamato. Yamato and Gray proceed to practice inside the B-Coliseum, Gray showing him how to play different games. Back at the café a storm is brewing over the hometown. Yamato next sees Battle Crow torturing B-DaBattlers by defeating them and taking their B-Daman Yamato challenges Crow to a B-DaBattle, he brushes it off at first thinking Yamato is no threat but a after a scan of Yamato's abilities he figures out that Yamato is a powerful B-DaBattler. Out of fear Battle Crow tries to get Yamato to leave but to no avail. Yamato verbally assaults Crow and this sets him off, he accepts Yamato's battle invitation and leave to prepare. While preparing Gray interrupts him much to his surprise, Gray then tells him to leave but Battle Crow does not head his warning, and battles Yamato. The two begin a Direct Hit Battle with Battle Crow easily dodging Yamato's B-DaBalls and counter attacking with hard hits. Battle Crow then taunts Yamato causing Yamato's B-DaPower to rise and Yamato easily deflects Battle Crows attacks, with returning fire Yamato gets a direct hit on Battle Crow winning the battle. Ababa is next scene ordering Li and Wen to go and defeat Yamato and steal Cobalt Blade. The two set out to the hometown of Yamato ending the episode.



Featured B-DaBattles


  • Cain's B-DaBalls are blue in this episode and the previous two episodes, while they are yellow in all subsequent appearances.
  • This is the first episode in which Enjyu and Vinnie V do not appear, although the latter only makes a brief cameo in the first two episodes, which both used the same cameo which was taken from a later episode.