Escaflowne

(The Vision of Escaflowne)


[Escaflowne]
Hitomi Kanzaki is a typical high school girl, with typical high school problems. But when a vision of a young man battling a dragon becomes a reality, her life changes forever. Drawn into a strange vortex with the swordsman, Van, Hitomi is thrust into the strange world of Gaea.
TV Series: 26 episodes

Average Rating

Average Ratings: 92
Number of Review Sites: 9
Good

Review Links

"Beautiful visuals and a wild plot, but runs out of steam toward the end. "
Akemi's Anime World (Marc Marshall) - 3.5 (out of 5)

"...a very impressive anime that simply gets better every time I watch it."
Anime Meta-Review (Andrew Shelton) - exemplary

"The animation ... is groundbreaking for a TV show ..."
Anime News Network (Christopher McDonald) - A

Vol. 1 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 2 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A
Vol. 3 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 4 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A
Vol. 5 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 6 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 7 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Vol. 8 - Read the review (Chris Beveridge) - A-
Anime on DVD

"...there is never a dull moment in [The Vision of Escaflowne]."
Animetric (Rowena Lim Lei) - 5 stars (out of 5)

"It's a pure treat from the mysterious, enigmatic beginning to the poignant, satisfying end. "
T.H.E.M. Anime Reviews (Raphael See) - 5 stars (out of 5)

Ep. 1 - "Lots of promise is being seen here..." (Jane Nagatomi) - 4 stars (out of 5)
Ep. 2 - Read the review (Jane Nagatomi) - 4 stars (out of 5)
The Anime Cafe

"Unless you have a complete aversion for fantasy, then you've no reason not to check out this incredible series."
The Anime Critic (Pete Harcoff) - 5 stars (out of 5)

Vol. 1 - "Looks to be a show with loads of potential."
The Anime Review (Jason Huff) - A