DP 77&78: Everyone's A Rival! Mikuri Cup! / Fierce Fighting! Respective Battles! Source: Pokeani みんなライバル！ミクリカップ!! Minna Raibaru! Mikuri Kappu!! DP077: Everyone's A Rival! Mikuri Cup! Satoshi and his friends have arrived at the Lake Resort where the Mikuri Cup will take place. They reunite with Nozomi who has caught a Keikouo. Hikari becomes nervous and has trouble keeping her composure. Meanwhile, Haruka decides to enter with Kameil, and Satoshi with Buoysel...! 激闘!！それぞれのバトル!! Gekitou!! Sorezore no Batoru!! DP078: Fierce Fighting! Respective Battles! After everyone has safely passed the first round of the Mikuri Cup, the group returns to their hotel at the Lake Resort and talks about their respective journeys. Afterwards, Satoshi takes a walk near the lake with Pikachu when suddenly, something in the center of the lake begins to glow, and the shadow of a creature emerges. However, when Satoshi tries to approach it, the shadow disappears again. After this strange experience, Satoshi returns to the hotel and talks to Hikari and the others about the legend revolving around the lake. The next day, the second round of the Mikuri Cup begins... These two episodes will air on May 8, 2008 as part of a 1 hour special. There will be no new episodes on May 1, 2008.