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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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Series cast summary:
...  Van Fanel 26 episodes, 1996
...  Hitomi Kanzaki 26 episodes, 1996
...  Allen Schezar / ... 26 episodes, 1996
...  Merle 26 episodes, 1996
...  Folken Fanel / ... 26 episodes, 1996
...  Dryden Fassa / ... 26 episodes, 1996
...  Millerna Aston / ... 26 episodes, 1996
...  Van Fanel (Animax Asia dub) 26 episodes, 1996
...  Hitomi Kanzaki 25 episodes, 1996
...  Van Fanel 25 episodes, 1996
...  Allen Schezar / ... 24 episodes, 1996
...  Merle 23 episodes, 1996
...  Emperor Dornkirk / ... 23 episodes, 1996
...  Mole Man / ... 23 episodes, 1996
Ward Perry ...  Gaddes / ... 23 episodes, 1996
...  Princess Millerna / ... 22 episodes, 1996
...  Folken Fanel 22 episodes, 1996
Tôru Ohkawa ...  Gaddes / ... 21 episodes, 1996
Ginzô Matsuo ...  Kio / ... 18 episodes, 1996
...  Dilandau Albatou / ... 18 episodes, 1996
...  Reeden / ... 17 episodes, 1996
Masato Yamanouchi ...  Emperor Dornkirk / ... 17 episodes, 1996
Minami Takayama ...  Dilandau / ... 16 episodes, 1996
...  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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Fox Kids started with the second episode ("The Girl from the Mystic Moon"), as the first one had been deemed too violent for the age group they were aiming for. Instead the first episode ("Fateful Confession") was spliced with other episodes to create the new opening sequence with the new theme song. See more »

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Van Fanel: You mean fighting to bring an end to fighting? I think you'll find there's no such thing!
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Epic...the best production ever.
12 March 1999 | by See 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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