Melt assures everyone that Towa and Sanae are just sleeping and not dead. Papa Naohisa is back to report that the doctor found the poison is not from Earth. But an antidote can be made if they have a blood or tissue sample from the creature the poison came from.
Bamba reminds everyone that he already defeated the Minosaur. He runs out and finds Kureon vlogging. Bamba demands Kureon tell him how to remove the poison. But Bamba suddenly feels a pain and falls to his knees as Koh arrives, allowing Kureon to leave.
The same is happening to Asuna and Ui. Melt sees the energy continues to leave Sanae’s body. As Koh and Bamba arrive back home, they realize the poison is contagious. But Melt says the Minosaur must still be alive or has a sibling that they can get a sample from.
Koh and Melt hurry over to the water treatment plant, correctly thinking they’d be back to poison the city’s water supply. They quickly morph and take on the Minosaur.
Melt tells Koh to lure the Minosaur over to him so he can trap it. But before Melt can use OmoSoul, he also succumbs to the poison. Kureon laughs at him as Koh continues to fight the Minosaur.
Back home, Bamba is ready to kill Sanae, but Towa wakes up and grabs his arm. Towa tells his brother that he is just as selfish as the people Sanae hates if he goes through with murdering her. Towa says Bamba shouldn’t play God with one’s life.
Bamba reiterates that humans will die if he doesn’t do something. But Asuna says it’s too soon to give up as Koh and Melt are doing their best to fight even though the poison must be affecting them as well. They must believe in them.
Bamba lowers his sword.
Back outside, the poison has begun to affect Koh as well. Kureon orders the Minosaur to finish them off for good. It runs at Koh who drops his sword and allows his left arm to get chomped on. But that allows him to use his right hand to yank off the Minosaur’s poisonous fang.
The Minosaur runs off and Kureon chases after it, saying Tankjo will be upset. Koh is shocked to learn Tankjo is still alive. But Melt says they must focus on the antidote first.
Koh and Melt lose consciousness. Koh dreams of Master Red carrying him on his back after getting injured.
Koh awakens to Tyramigo having taken him and Melt on his back too, bringing them to where the Elder is selling kebabs in a food truck.
Koh and Melt are surprised by his new career, but Elder says since the village was destroyed…
Koh and Melt have more pressing matters to discuss though. They have the Elder make an antidote with the fang. Koh and Melt drink some and they’re good as new.
Tankjo embiggens himself with earthquake power, but the cured Ryusoulgers arrive and morph.
The Ryusoulgers summon their Kishiryu and they quickly initiate the gattai into KishiryuOh Five Knights. Each Ryusoulger uses their personal attack to knock Tankjo down before they finish off the Minosaur. Back home, Sanae finally awakens and Papa Naohisa gives her some milk.
Tankjo gets up and prepares to use earthquake energy again. Koh says he originally wanted to defeat Tankjo to avenge Master Red’s death. But now he wants to do it to save the world.
The Ryusoulgers give it everything they got and deliver an Ultimate Slash at Tankjo who appears to explode. But he gets right back up and says when he dies, it will be like an atomic bomb that will level everything within a ten kilometer radius.
Koh has the solution. He uses PukupukuSoul to make Tankjo so fat that he floats into space where they can safely destroy him for good without endangering the Earth.
Bamba apologizes for needing the others to save his brother. Towa says “Thank you” is what he should be saying. Koh offers his hand and says they’re comrades. But Bamba refuses to acknowledge that. He turns and walks away, Towa following him.
Asuna asks Koh and Melt to take her to Elder. But Koh and Towa think maybe it’s best if she doesn’t see him as he is now.
Elder drives up in the kebob cart and remarks at how the three of them have grown so much in such a short period of time.
A pretty good episode. It was a solid plot to get the five of them together for the first time. Though still leaving open the idea that Bamba is not ready to truly be teammates with the others just yet.
The one thing I definitely didn’t get though was what they’re doing with the Elder and when in the world did their village get destroyed?! Like, did I completely miss something in the first five episodes? Is everyone else dead?! What’s going on there? Because the Elder mentioning it in this episode is the first I’ve heard of it even being a possibility.
Though does that explain why Koh, Melt and Asuna are living with the Tatsuis instead of back in the village? So strange. I must have to watch the episodes again lol
Anyway, it appears we will be going through a succession of generals moving forward with Kureon being our only constant. That’s certainly an interesting concept for now and it all depends on how they will execute it. It’s worked to varying degrees in other seasons of course. I wouldn’t mind seeing Kureon become the ultimate Big Bad at the end of the season. Though I also enjoy him (her?!) being goofy like he is instead.
Overall, a pretty good, solid episode that got the job done. Definitely not like the recent eps that’ve been frustratingly enjoyable and confusing at the same time lol