Alt title: Vision of Escaflowne

TV (26 eps)
3.876 of 5 from 14,666 votes
Rank #1,265

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 Aug 27, 2007
Score 8.5/10

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

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roriconfan Apr 30, 2012
Score 8.5/10

Ah, now this is a show I loved from the very first episode. It clearly has a lot more than an average show of its kind… In fact it is more than one kind. In fact, it is something that blends various formulas successfully. 

- Made by Bandai, back when it was still a major player and people didn’t mind much their mediocrities. 
- Directed by Akane... read more

Related anime

Escaflowne: The Movie
  • Movie (1 ep)
  • 2000

Related manga

The Vision of Escaflowne
  • Vol: 8
  • 1994
Hitomi - Tenkuu no Escaflowne
  • Vol: 2; Ch: 10
  • 1996
Energist no Kioku: Tenkuu no Escaflowne - Komikku Ansoroji
  • Vol: 1
  • 1997



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