|Season 1, Episode 19|
|Air date|| August 11, 2007 (original)|
October 24, 2009 (North America)
The Ancient Village
Escape (チャグム逃亡, Chagumu Tōbō) is the nineteenth episode of Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit.
After learning the truth about his role as the water spirit's guardian, Chagum runs away in an attempt to return to the Yogo court and to avoid being killed by the egg-eater. Determined to keep Chagum safe and bring him to Hunter's cave, Balsa goes after him. Seeing his distress, she vows to keep him alive even if she must sacrifice her life.