Watch out Arashi! Sorrowful Bounty Hunter is the sixteenth episode of Zoids: Wild. It first aired in Japan on October 20, 2018.
Character development for Penne.
This episode starts out with the Team Freedom trio being happy-go-lucky. Penne reveals she's looking after kids and needs money to support them. Arashi offers her the great ancient treasure Z if it helps meet her dream.
However, things change half way through the episode when Penne tries to sneak out and sabotage the Liger. It's quickly revealed that she's a spy for the Death Metal Empire. As she reveals her past, the episode also introduces another member of the four heavenly kings, Foiegras, pilot of the Knuckle Kong.
She ends up fighting Arashi one-on-one.
After an emotional battle, Arashi defeats her using his Wild Blast.
Despite being betrayed, Arashi is actually supportive of Penne, however it's short-lived as he and Onigiri start to fall asleep. Penne had put a sleeping drug in the food.
Penne, obviously affected by Arashi's words, then leaves for Death Metal, without completing her objective. She places her badge with Arashi before she goes.
The episode ends there, clearly a to-be-continued story.
The next-time clips reveal what's been missing thusfar: Penne's Wild Blast.
- Up till now Penne hasn't been able to use her Wild Blast, and before meeting Arashi, didn't know what it was (she did know of the Death Blast, however).