Episode 22: Metamorphosis
(featuring Morpho Butterfly & Koji, The Giant)
The two male reporters hearing of another yeti sitiing head out to find it and meet the giant. The run away terrorfied. Ayako wants Jun to fly her to the mountain. he's not interested. Yuriko shows up wanting the same thing, he's still not interested but the coward instead of standing up the two foolish women takes them up in his helicopter. And of course Ippei tags along. Soldiers are also heading up the mountain with the two male reporters falling behind. Those two decided to take a "shortcut". Yuriko's party come to where the water was but its dried up. With a roar, the giant appears. Soilders (wth magic revolvers that fire more than 6 shots each) shoot at the giant but it just makes him mad so that he roots out trees and through them at them. Yurkiko actually takes photos. Later, the two male reporters are chewed out by the editor for returning with nothing. Yuriko is praised for taking photos but then she gets made when they want to capture the "yeti" and refuses to tell them who it is. She begs the professor to help Ayako. Jun and Ippei arrive with bad news, the giant is coming down the mountain. Naturally the professor has a plan to safe the giant but only Ayako can lure him in to be cured. This time there are more soliders and they are armed with rifles and machine guns. The giant has left the mountains because there is water at the village below. Ayako climbs the water tower and the giant which seems to recognize her is calm at first but then as she begs him to return to the mountains he becomes angry and reaches for her. The professor zaps him with his "X Beam", a heat ray which he hopes will burn out the poison. The giant turns and flees back u the mountain. Jun, Yuriko, ippeo, Professor Ichinotani and Ayako follow after in Jun's car then on foot when they reach the end of the road. They find him restored to normal laying by a stream. Ayako and Koji are happily reunited. For the first time the narration ends with "until next week".