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Escaflowne 

Tenkû no Esukafurône (original title)
Hitomi is a girl with psychic abilities who gets transported to the magical world of Gaea. She and her friends find themselves under attack from the evil Zaibach empire, and the Guymelf ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
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 Van Fanel (26 episodes, 1996)
Kelly Sheridan ...
 Hitomi Kanzaki (26 episodes, 1996)
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 Allen Schezar / ... (26 episodes, 1996)
Jocelyne Loewen ...
 Merle (26 episodes, 1996)
Paul Dobson ...
 Folken Fanel / ... (26 episodes, 1996)
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 Dryden Fassa / ... (26 episodes, 1996)
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 Millerna Aston / ... (26 episodes, 1996)
Maaya Sakamoto ...
 Hitomi Kanzaki (25 episodes, 1996)
Tomokazu Seki ...
 Van Fanel (25 episodes, 1996)
Shin'ichirô Miki ...
 Allen Schezar / ... (24 episodes, 1996)
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 Merle (23 episodes, 1996)
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 Emperor Dornkirk / ... (23 episodes, 1996)
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 Mole Man / ... (23 episodes, 1996)
Ward Perry ...
 Gaddes / ... (23 episodes, 1996)
Mayumi Iizuka ...
 Princess Millerna / ... (22 episodes, 1996)
Jôji Nakata ...
 Folken (22 episodes, 1996)
Tôru Ohkawa ...
 Gaddes / ... (21 episodes, 1996)
Ginzô Matsuo ...
 Kio / ... (18 episodes, 1996)
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 Dilandau Albatou / ... (18 episodes, 1996)
Yûji Ueda ...
 Reeden / ... (17 episodes, 1996)
Masato Yamanouchi ...
 Emperor Dornkirk / ... (17 episodes, 1996)
Minami Takayama ...
 Dilandau / ... (16 episodes, 1996)
Yuri Amano ...
 Eries / ... (13 episodes, 1996)
Jûrôta Kosugi ...
 Dryden (12 episodes, 1996)
Hideaki Ono ...
 Katz / ... (11 episodes, 1996)
Katsuaki Arima ...
 Soldier A / ... (11 episodes, 1996)
Kôichi Tôchika ...
 Soldier B / ... (11 episodes, 1996)
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Hitomi is a girl with psychic abilities who gets transported to the magical world of Gaea. She and her friends find themselves under attack from the evil Zaibach empire, and the Guymelf Escaflowne provides the key to it all. Written by eirias <eirias@geocities.com>

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When the show aired on Fox Kids 26 episodes were ordered, but the network only aired 11. See more »

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Van Fanel: Yeah, well, she seems to have followed me home.
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Spoofed in Anime Fiction 2 (2003) See more »

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Excellent: worth seeing!
29 March 2001 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

The story is about a schoolgirl named Hitomi, who gets unexpectedly transported to a fantasy world called Gaea after encountering a young man named Van. Once she is there, she begins having powerful clear visions of the future which she can't explain. Gaea is threatened by war and Hitomi gets caught up in the conflict, alongside Van. Hitomi becomes essential to deciding the planet's fate... Escaflowne is without a doubt one of the best anime series I have ever had the pleasure to see. Just about everything about is well done, and satisfying: from the music to the characters to the mech designs. It's also very appealing to a wide audience, featuring exciting action sequences (some serious gore in the unedited version, to warn younger viewers), romance, comedy, drama and some very surprising plot twists. The animation is fluid and motion-picture quality, with a very unique style. And the musical score, (composed by Yoko Kanno, famous for Cowboy Bebop and Brain Powered, among others) is just as impressive as any to come out of Hollywood. The dub isn't the worst I've ever seen, but it really does the series no justice. See it sub-titled version if possible. In short, Escaflowne is a top notch series that is definitely worth seeing.


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