Hitomi wanted to just disappear from her life. The track club -- her best friend -- her parents -- she wanted it all to just...go away. While contemplating suicide, her wish is fulfilled by an unlikely savior: a man named Folken who brings her to his world, Gaea, to unlock the powers of the legendary Dragon, Escaflowne. But there are those who would stop at nothing to foil his plans, and chief among them is Van, the last warrior of a noble clan. Caught up in this epic struggle, Hitomi must find herself before she can find a way home.
I've always had a certain aversion for series-based movies. It never fails that the movie would be a waste of time; more often than not, it's nothing more than an elongated version of any given episode of the series. The Escaflowne movie doesn't really fall into this trap. Oh, it's a waste of time, but because the series had no fillers, it would have been quite difficult to make... read more
Honestly, I was a little bit disappointed with the movie. I thought that the movie would somehow be like a mini-sequel to what happened after the anime series, even a prologue would've been better. It all turns out to be using just the same plot with the series - Hitomi gets pulled into Gaea, she meets Van, become very important especially when it comes with Escaflowne and they fight off Van's brother and the... read more
|Energist no Kioku: Tenkuu no Escaflowne - Komikku Ansoroji||1997||TBD|