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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
Alexis Tipton ...  Merle (Funimation dub) 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

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

19 August 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Vision of Escaflowne See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(26 episodes) | (26 episodes)

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Dolby | Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

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

Quotes

Folken: Van, you are my brother; we share the same blood. This world is difficult for a... gentle soul such as yours to bear. This world, where man fights against man - no, where every living thing fights to take the life of another! We kill beasts, we kill dragons, we even kill men! Fighting begets fighting, and the slaughter begins anew - such is the way of the world.
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Alternate Versions

The German dubbed version that was broadcast on MTV Germany used the song 'People' by Dax Riders as the main theme instead of 'Yakusoku wa Iranai' by Yoko Kanno. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Anime Fiction 2 (2003) See more »

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Anime at its finest!
1 October 1999 | by JeffG.See all my reviews

Wow! I'm amazed at how incredible this series is! It's one of those rare anime titles where all the elements come together: great story, great characters, great music (courtesy of the incredibly talented Yoko Kano) and some of the most beautiful animation I've ever seen. Anyone who's even remotely interested in anime has to watch this series. It's the best example of anime I've seen since "Macross Plus."


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