The Fierce Fighting at Spiral Mountain! Abagoura's Miracle!! (Part 1))
Animation - Team Kato
Screenplay - Shinzō Fujita
Storyboard - Shigeru Ueda
Assistant director - Shigeru Ueda
Animation director - Izumi Shimura
Satoshi and his friends become lost while going through a cave in Spiral Mountain that'll lead them to Sekka City. They hear a tapping sound and decide to follow it, leading them to an amateur archaeologist named Fujio. After researching the area for a long time, Fujio has been able to escavate the fossil of the extinct turtle pokemon Protoga! However, he tells our heroes that he remembers playing with a real live Protoga back when he was a kid...could he have somehow time traveled back to Protoga's time back then? While Satoshi and the others listen intently, the Rocket-Dan move to steal the fossil...