I guess we can add Tsutarja to the list of Iris Bus victims. Seriously, Tsutarja is one of the most neglected Pokémon on Satoshi's team, it really needed this episode to really showcase its personality, establish itself as ready for the League, etc. but sadly, it's like the writers have forgotten that they can write Tsutarja without Emonga and episodes without having them revolve around Iris for the flimsiest reasons. It's a shame cause in the episodes where Tsutarja is interacting with other characters, she's actually really interesting and compelling like in the Chaobu episode. Let's hope Iris' presence in this episode is over fast and that we can actually see the focus be where is should be, on Satoshi and Tsutarja, their friendship, their characters and their level before the League.