Escaflowne

Alt titles: Vision of Escaflowne

TV (26 eps)
3.876 out of 5 from 12,749 votes
Rank #962

Hitomi was just a normal high school girl, until she was taken by the mysterious Van Fanel and dropped into a world of romance, magic and giant sword-wielding armor suits! Now Van, pilot of the famed armor suit Escaflowne; and Hitomi, whose hobby of predicting the future just became a frightening reality, must work together and fight the advanced technology of Zaibach: a force who want to shape Gaea to their visions of "peace". Follow Hitomi in her struggles against both these forces who seek to conquer this world, and her own confused heart.

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VivisQueen's avatar by VivisQueen on Aug 27, 2007
Score: 8.5/10

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Escaflowne is an excellent example of several good elements coming together to form a fantastic whole. To say the plot is about a girl from Earth being transported to another world where she must help defeat an evil empire is like pointing at the Sistine Chapel ceiling and saying ‘this is a painting'. There really is just much more to it than that. Several deeper ideas are explored here ... read more

hectic3006's avatar by hectic3006 on Sep 1, 2014
Score: 2/10

Big massive sword wielding mecha armorsuits - How can this be so dull? As a story it's a generic person in strange world but with a twist: a whiny girl as the main, well shit this is such a drag BUT annoyance of her is just the beginning as all the whine gets extra saucy when other characters are introduced. It was 1996 when this sit got drawn and it hasn't aged well, looking all washed out and old. This... read more

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Escaflowne: The Movie Movie 2000 TBD

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Energist no Kioku: Tenkuu no Escaflowne - Komikku Ansoroji 1997 TBD

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