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Escaflowne 

Tenkû no Esukafurône (original title)
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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 ... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kirby Morrow ...  Van Fanel 26 episodes, 1996
Kelly Sheridan ...  Hitomi Kanzaki 26 episodes, 1996
Brian Drummond ...  Allen Schezar / ... 26 episodes, 1996
Jocelyne Loewen ...  Merle 26 episodes, 1996
Paul Dobson ...  Folken Fanel / ... 26 episodes, 1996
Michael Dobson ...  Dryden Fassa / ... 26 episodes, 1996
Venus Terzo ...  Millerna Aston / ... 26 episodes, 1996
Aaron Dismuke ...  Van Fanel 26 episodes, 1996
Caitlin Glass ...  Hitomi Kanzaki 26 episodes, 1996
Darren Pleavin ...  Van Fanel (Animax Asia dub) 26 episodes, 1996
Sonny Strait ...  Allen Schezar 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
Ikue Ôtani ...  Merle 23 episodes, 1996
Richard Newman ...  Emperor Dornkirk / ... 23 episodes, 1996
Terry Klassen ...  Mole Man / ... 23 episodes, 1996
Ward Perry Ward Perry ...  Gaddes / ... 23 episodes, 1996
Mayumi Izuka ...  Princess Millerna / ... 22 episodes, 1996
Jôji Nakata ...  Folken Fanel 22 episodes, 1996
Tôru Ohkawa Tôru Ohkawa ...  Gaddes / ... 21 episodes, 1996
Ginzô Matsuo Ginzô Matsuo ...  Kio / ... 18 episodes, 1996
Andrew Francis ...  Dilandau Albatou / ... 18 episodes, 1996
Yûji Ueda ...  Reeden / ... 17 episodes, 1996
Masato Yamanouchi Masato Yamanouchi ...  Emperor Dornkirk / ... 17 episodes, 1996
Minami Takayama Minami Takayama ...  Dilandau / ... 16 episodes, 1996
Yuri Amano ...  Eries / ... 13 episodes, 1996
Jûrôta Kosugi Jûrôta Kosugi ...  Dryden 12 episodes, 1996
Hideaki Ono Hideaki Ono ...  Katz / ... 11 episodes, 1996
Katsuaki Arima Katsuaki Arima ...  Soldier A / ... 11 episodes, 1996
Kôichi Tôchika Kôichi Tôchika ...  Soldier B / ... 11 episodes, 1996
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Storyline

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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Country:

Japan

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English | Japanese

Release Date:

19 August 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Escaflowne See more »

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Runtime:

(26 episodes) | (26 episodes)

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Dolby | Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The three swordsmen of Gaea, Balgus Ganesha, Rig Vieta, and Adama Eshe, have their names taken from mythological stories. See more »

Quotes

[After Van can't find Merle with Hitomi's dowsing technique, Hitomi finds Merle and points at the bush where she's hiding.]
Hitomi Kanzaki: There!
Merle: Yeah, like I'm gonna stand up!
Van Fanel: Merle!
[Merle gasps and jumps up into sight]
Merle: Here I am, Lord Van! You found me!
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Alternate Versions

There are three English dubs of the series, the original Bandai Ocean Group dub, the Animax Asia dub and the FUNImation dub. See more »

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Featured in MarzGurl Reviews: The Vision of Escaflowne (2015) See more »

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Epic...the best production ever.
12 March 1999 | by LordZeppSee all my reviews

This is IT! If you ever see one complete anime series, make this one it. Escaflowne is hands down THE BEST story presented in film. The scope is amazing, the plotline intense, the dialogue is brilliant, the animation is unmatched, the soundtrack is amazing....I just can't say enough. Not since Star Wars has a series come along that is worth watching all at once in succession. Needless to say, I was hooked from episode 1, and the rest is history. This even beats out the much fabled "Ghost in the Shell" and "Record of Lodoss War". If Disney is so bent on being the best at animation, then they need to watch this film, and learn from the masters.


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