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* [[Ash's hat]] is stolen by a Pokémon for the third time; the first time being by a Mankey in ''[[EP025|Primeape Goes Bananas]]'', and the second time being {{AP|Pikachu}} in ''[[M02|The Power of One]]''.
* [[Ash's hat]] is stolen by a Pokémon for the third time; the first time being by a Mankey in ''[[EP025|Primeape Goes Bananas]]'', and the second time being {{AP|Pikachu}} in ''[[M02|The Power of One]]''.
* Though {{an|Misty}} is afraid of most {{type|Bug}}s, she is not afraid of Yanma, probably because Yanma is a part Bug type and part Flying type.
* Though {{an|Misty}} is afraid of most {{t|Bug}} types, she is not afraid of Yanma, probably because Yanma is a part Bug type and part Flying type.

Revision as of 20:13, 29 January 2013

EP176 : Ariados, Amigos
Original series
EP178 : The Grass Route
Wings 'N' Things
Flap, Yanyanma! Fly to Tomorrow's Sky!!
First broadcast
Japan December 14, 2000
United States November 17, 2001
English themes
Opening Born to Be a Winner
Japanese themes
Opening OK!
Ending ぼくのベストフレンドへ
Animation Team Ota
Screenplay 大橋志吉 Yukiyoshi Ōhashi
Storyboard 横田和 Kazu Yokota
Assistant director 大町繁 Shigeru Ōmachi
Animation director たけだゆうさく Yūsaku Takeda
Additional credits

Screenshots on Filb.de

Wings 'N' Things (Japanese: はばたけヤンヤンマ!あしたのそらへ!! Flap, Yanyanma! Fly to Tomorrow's Sky!!) is the 177th episode of the Pokémon anime. It was first broadcast in Japan on December 14, 2000 and in USA on November 17, 2001.

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It’s a sunny day on the road in Johto when Ash and his friends encounter a Yanma. Ash analyzes it with his Pokédex. Soon the Yanma flies over and steals Ash's hat! As Ash chases it, a boy comes up and commands Yanma to stop, but it doesn't. He grabs it and doesn't let go. The boy introduces himself as Zachary Evans. But then Yanma flies off! Soon Yanma reaches a town. Everybody there seems afraid of the Yanma. Soon Ash and his friends catch up.

When Yanma suddenly beats its wings, all the glass in a nearby store shatters! Zachary returns Yanma. The storekeeper comes out and yells at Zachary. It seems this has happened before. The storekeeper carries Zachary off to see his dad. Ash and the gang follow. Later, Mr. Evans, Zach's dad and glassmaker, makes Zach apologize to the store keeper, Mr. Strussel. Mr. Strussel says Zach should release Yanma, and Mr. Evans sadly agrees. Later, at a playground, Zach tells Ash and the gang why he picked Yanma: a few months ago, there was a really bad rainstorm. Zach was helping his dad on the way back from delivering glass to another town, when Zach saw a Yanma lying on the ground. They took it home and took care of it. However, as soon as it got better, Yanma broke all the glass in Mr. Evens' workshop. Zach decided to train Yanma, but to no avail.

After telling the story, Zach decides to let Yanma go. Ash and the gang are surprised, but Zach says that a window maker's son wasn't meant to be a Yanma Trainer. Soon, out in the forest, Zach says goodbye and runs away sadly, but trips while Ash and the gang catch up. Soon, Zach realizes he was wrong about releasing Yanma and returns to the location he released it in. When they head back though, Yanma is gone! Meanwhile, Team Rocket were looking for the "twerps" when they see Yanma! Yanma lands by a river to get a drink, and Team Rocket catches it in a net. Yanma tries to fly away, but is caught by a rope Team Rocket attached to it. Frustrated, Yanma produces a wave of air that breaks the windows in a nearby empty cabin!

Soon, Team Rocket uses Yanma to break glass in the town it came from. Right after, Team Rocket appears disguised as glass makers and sells glass to the town. Soon, Team Rocket rejoices with food but doesn't give Yanma any. Meanwhile, Ash and the gang are looking for Yanma without Zachary, and see a Pokémon Center. They hurry over, and see Zach's dad inside! Meanwhile, Zach is searching for Yanma in town and asks Mr. Strussel and two other people if they've seen Yanma. Mr. Strussel tells Zach he's onto him. Then he tells Zach about Team Rocket's scam and how he thinks Zach is involved with it all. Mr. Strussel picks up Zach and carries him off to Mr. Evans.

Meanwhile, Ash and his friends look at the stained glass windows Mr. Evans made, and he explains that he was afraid of Yanma breaking the stain glass too. Soon, Mr. Strussel appears with Zach and tells Mr. Evans the story from his point of view. Then Meowth and Yanma run past the Pokémon Center, while Jessie and James appear and recite their motto. Ash sends out Chikorita, and Misty sends out Poliwhirl. Team Rocket then tries to use Yanma but, Mr. Evans stops them because Yanma would destroy the stain glass. Upon hearing this, Team Rocket says that Yanma will destroy the stain glass if Ash and the gang tries to attack. Jessie sends out Arbok and it uses bind on Chikorita and Poliwhirl. Chikorita and Poliwhirl try to attack but don't want the windows to be destroyed, so they don't.

Then, Misty tells Zach to try to return Yanma and, Zach tries it and it works! Then Chikorita uses Vine Whip and Poliwhirl uses Water Gun on Arbok. But then Victreebel uses Razor Leaf to hurt Chikorita and Poliwhirl. Then Zach has the idea to use Yanma in battle. Ash uses his Pokédex to tell Yanma's attacks. Next, Yanma uses SonicBoom, knocking out Arbok. Victreebel uses Razor Leaf, but Yanma uses Double Team to dodge. Then Chikorita, Poliwhirl, and Yanma use Tackle, blasting off Team Rocket. Mr. Strussel apologizes to Zach and Yanma. Later, the stain glass is finished, Zach and Yanma are a team, and the journey continues!

Major events

For a list of all major events in the anime, please see the timeline of events.


Pokémon debuts



Dare da?


Who's That Pokémon?

Who's That Pokémon?: Tangela (U.S. and international), Yanma (Japan)

Pokémon in the stained glass window



  • Despite stating it would name two of Yanma's attacks, the Pokédex actually named three.

Dub edits

In other languages

EP176 : Ariados, Amigos
Original series
EP178 : The Grass Route
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