|This article is about a/an episode in Kamen Rider Ex-Aid.|
|Take Off Against the Direction of the Wind!|
|Kamen Rider Ex-Aid, Episode 20|
|Air date February 26, 2017|
|Written by Yuya Takahashi|
|Directed by Shojiro Nakazawa|
Kamen Rider Brave: ~Let's Survive! Revival of the Beast Rider Squad!~
Chasing the Mystery!
Taiga and Nico meet a high school student named Daisuke who is infected with the Bugster Virus and calls both Emu and Hiiro for their help. Parad suddenly appears and Hiiro faces him in his new form while Emu is hesitant on joining the fight.
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- Emu Hojo (宝生 永夢 Hōjō Emu): Hiroki Iijima (飯島 寛騎 Iijima Hiroki)
- Hiiro Kagami (鏡 飛彩 Kagami Hiiro): Toshiki Seto (瀬戸 利樹 Seto Toshiki)
- Taiga Hanaya (花家 大我 Hanaya Taiga): Ukyo Matsumoto (松本 享恭 Matsumoto Ukyō)
- Asuna Karino (仮野 明日那 Karino Asuna): Ruka Matsuda (松田 るか Matsuda Ruka)
- Kuroto Dan (檀 黎斗 Dan Kuroto): Tetsuya Iwanaga (岩永 徹也 Iwanaga Tetsuya)
- Parad (パラド): Shoma Kai (甲斐 翔真 Kai Shōma)
- Nico Saiba (西馬 ニコ Saiba Niko): Reina Kurosaki (黒崎 レイナ Kurosaki Reina)
- Narration: Junichi Suwabe (諏訪部 順一 Suwabe Jun'ichi)
- Rider Gashat (ライダーガシャット Raidā Gashatto, Voice): Hironobu Kageyama (影山 ヒロノブ Kageyama Hironobu)
- Daisuke Egami (江上 大介 Egami Daisuke): Shotaro Okubo (大久保 祥太郎 Ōkubo Shōtarō)
- Vernier Bugster (バーニアバグスター Bānia Bagusutā, Voice): Kenichiro Matsuda (松田 健一郎 Matsuda Ken'ichirō)
- High School Student: Shuri Tanaka (田中 珠里 Tanaka Syuri), Nichika Yamakawa (山川 二千翔 Yamakawa Nichika)
- Kamen Rider Ex-Aid Level X: Satoshi Fujita (藤田 慧 Fujita Satoshi)
- Kamen Rider Ex-Aid Level XX R: Seiji Takaiwa (高岩 成二 Takaiwa Seiji)
- Kamen Rider Brave Level 50, Kamen Rider Ex-Aid Level XX L: Jun Watanabe (渡辺 淳 Watanabe Jun)
- Kamen Rider Snipe Level 50: Eitoku (永徳)
- Kamen Rider Genm Level X: Yuya Nawata (縄田 雄哉 Nawata Yūya)
- Kamen Rider Para-DX: Kazuya Okada (岡田 和也 Okada Kazuya)
- Vernier Bugster: Danki Sakae (榮 男樹 Sakae Danki)
- Gashat Used:
- Level Used:
- Energy Items Used:
- Stretch, Recover (2x)
- Confusion, Dark, Emission, Giant, High-Jump, Instigate, Invisible, Iron-Body, Liquefaction, Muscular, Separation, Shrink, Speeding-Up
- When both Hiiro and Taiga transformed with the Gashat Gear Dual β, Double Action Gamer Level X's profile didn't appear as a selectable character.
- After Snipe defeats the Vernier Bugster, the Game Clear text doesn't show up onscreen, though the announcement is still played.
- As Ex-Aid Level XX R (orange) is preparing for the Mighty Brothers Critical Finish, Level XX L (blue) in one shot still has his Mighty Brothers XX Gashat in his Gamer Driver, but in the next shot as he gets his copy of the Gashacon Key Slasher, the Gashat is gone despite him not removing it himself; of course, it may have disappeared on its own in the process of how the finisher activates between the two Riders, but this is unconfirmed.
- As part of Super Hero Time, this episode aired alongside Uchu Sentai Kyuranger episode 3, Space.3: The Man from the Desert Star.
- Closing Screen:
- Text Color: Pink
- Count at episode end
- Gashats in Ex-Aid's possession: Mighty Action X, Gekitotsu Robots, Shakariki Sports, Bakusou Bike, Mighty Brothers XX
- Gashats in Brave's possession: Taddle Quest, Drago Knight Hunter Z
- Gashats in Snipe's possession: Gashat Gear Dual β
- Gashats in Genm's possession: Proto Mighty Action X, Dangerous Zombie, Giri Giri Chambara, DoReMiFa Beat, Ju Ju Burger, Bang Bang Shooting, Jet Combat
- Gashats in Para-DX's possession: Gashat Gear Dual
- Video Game References in this episode:
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- This is the first time Taiga transforms into Snipe as a form other than Shooting Gamer Level 1-2 (Simulation Gamer Level 50).
- This is the first time 2 Gashacon Key Slashers are used.
- This is the first time the term "Level X" is said by a character (Kuroto Dan), as it is usually pronounced as "Level Ten".
- "X" can represent the roman numeral for "10" or the algebraic use of using letters to represent numbers that are "unknown".