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The Escape From Darkness (闇からの脱出 Yami Kara no Dasshutsu) is the twenty-second episode of Kamen Rider Blade.
Sakuya continues to train Mutsuki to overcome the Spider Undead. A friend of the Kurihara family, Rei Kamioka, takes Hajime on a photo shoot. Garren and Leangle try to seal the Mole Undead, but Mutsuki loses control again and is dragged underground. While on the job at the zoo, Hajime is attacked by the Orchid Undead. The Eagle Undead arrives and drives the Orchid Undead away. While Mutsuki tries to find a reason to face and seal the Undead, Blade and Garren become overwhelmed by the Mole Undead.
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- Kazuma Kenzaki (剣崎 一真 Kenzaki Kazuma): Takayuki Tsubaki (椿 隆之 Tsubaki Takayuki)
- Sakuya Tachibana (橘 朔也 Tachibana Sakuya): Kousei (Hironari) Amano (天野 浩成 Amano Kousei (Hironari))
- Hajime Aikawa (相川 始 Aikawa Hajime): Ryōji Morimoto (森本 亮治 Morimoto Ryōji)
- Mutsuki Kamijo (上城 睦月 Kamijō Mutsuki): Takahiro Hōjō (北条 隆博 Hōjō Takahiro)
- Shiori Hirose (広瀬 栞 Hirose Shiori): Yumi Egawa (江川 有未 Egawa Yumi)
- Kotarō Shirai (白井 虎太郎 Shirai Kotarō): Terunosuke Takezai (竹財 輝之助 Takezai Terunosuke)
- Yayoi Kamijo (上城 弥生 Kamijō Yayoi): Yoko Kurita (栗田 よう子 Kurita Yōko)
- Ryuichi Kamijo (上城 隆一 Kamijō Ryuichi): Shotaro Tasaki (田崎 正太郎 Tasaki Shōtaro)
- Haruka Kurihara (栗原 遙香 Kurihara Haruka): Kaori Yamaguchi (山口 香緒里 Yamaguchi Kaori)
- Amane Kurihara (栗原 天音 Kurihara Amane): Hikari Kajiwara (梶原 ひかり Kajiwara Hikari)
- Miyuki Yoshinaga (吉永 みゆき Yoshinaga Miyuki): Mika Hijii (肘井 美佳 Hijii Mika)
- Shin Kurihara (栗原 晋 Kurihara Shin): Yuji Watari (渡利 祐士 Watari Yūji)
- Rei Kamioka (神丘 令 Kamioka Rei): Tōko Fujita (藤田 瞳子 Fujita Tōko)
- Takahara (高原): Yasufumi Hayashi (林 泰文 Hayashi Yasufumi)
- Worker: Koji Yokoyama (横川 康次 Yokoyama Kōji)
- Girl: Riko Takagi (高木 李湖 Takagi Riko)
- Victim: Kyoko Akiyama (秋山 恭子 Akiyama Kyōko)
- Mole Undead(Voice): Katsumi Shiono (塩野 勝美 Shiono Katsumi)
- As part of Super Hero Time, this episode aired alongside Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger episode 19, Episode. 19: Fake Blue.
- This is the first episode of Blade to be written by Shō Aikawa, who would replace Shōji Imai as the head writer for the second half.
- Viewership: 8.1%
- Closing Screen Rouse Card: Blizzard Polar
- A scene of Mutsuki screaming to the approaching Mole Undead became a subject for Kamen Rider Blade MADs.
Kamen Rider Blade Volume 6 features episodes 21-24: Battles That Feel for Friends, The Escape From Darkness, Who are You? and Mysterious Hunters. It was released on DVD on January 21st 2004, with a total run time of 93 minutes.
Blu-ray Box 2 comes with 16 episodes.