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PG-13| 1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
"Escaflowne" blends romance and fantasy to tell the story of Hitomi Kanzaki, an ordinary high school student whose life has lost all meaning. Feeling at her most desperate, she wishes that she could just disappear into thin air -- a wish that is immediately granted when a mysterious man suddenly materializes and catapults her away from Earth. Hitomi is instantly thrust into Gaia, a strange new world ruled by sword and sorcery. In this world she realizes she can make a difference.

Cast: Shinichirô Miki , Jôji Nakata , Ikue Ootani , Maaya Sakamoto , Tomokazu Seki ,

Director: Kazuki Akane

Genres: Fantasy, Science fiction, Adventure, Animated

Distributor: Bandai Entertainment

Escaflowne (2000)

Release Date: December 28th, 2001|1 hr. 38 min.

critic reviews (7)
fan reviews ( )
  • 75
    Loren King Chicago Tribune

    Plenty of dramatic action, stunning imagery and an operatic score add weight to Escaflowne. It may not appeal to fans of traditional animation. show more

  • 60
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Beautifully animated epic is never dull. show more

  • 50
    William Arnold Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    It's endlessly confusing. show more

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