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 Anime Dream Reviews - The Vision of Escaflowne, TV Series
I spoke of Escaflowne as an odyssey before, in a literal sense, but it also works in a metaphorical sense when applied to the character development - over the course of the series, every major character manages to learn something substantial about life, and change positively from the experience...
Escaflowne's animation, including that seen in the guymelef fight scenes, is some of the best seen in a TV series to date.
Escaflowne's animation is the best animation I've seen for a TV series to date, though admittedly, I haven't seen many of the more recent series like Cowboy Bebop.
www.animedream.com /ad/servlet/reviews/877   (900 words)

 The Vision of Escaflowne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Vision of Escaflowne was later broadcast across Japan by the anime satellite television network, Animax, who also aired the series later across its respective networks worldwide, including Hong Kong, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and other regions.
Vision of Escaflowne has aired on YTV in Canada under the title Escaflowne, though it featured some of the same problems as the Fox Kids version.
Vision of Escaflowne was aired in the Philippines by GMA7 The Philippine airing predates the North American airing by at least 4 months and features the English dub as shown on video/DVD.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Vision_of_Escaflowne   (2733 words)

 The Vision of Escaflowne Vol 1: Dragons and Destiny DVD Review.  DVD VISION JAPAN (DVD VISION)
While running on the track one afternoon, she has a vision of young warrior in a strange and foreign land, and she passes out from the experience.
In fact, The Vision of Escaflowne has one of the most famous Japanese cast lists, with Maaya Sakamoto, Seki Tomokazu, and Miki Shinichirou lending their voices to the series.
Hitomi is seen as a sensitive teen that is afraid of her psychic abilities, and Van is seen as a hotheaded youth, desperate to avenge the massacre of his homeland and its people.
www.dvdvisionjapan.com /escaflone.htm   (1235 words)

 Absolute Anime / Escaflowne
She has the ability to foresee the future and she's been having visions of another world.
One night those visions come to life when a prince named Van Fanel materializes on Earth while fighting a dragon.
Escaflowne's power is seen with envious eyes by Zaibach for mysterious reasons.
www.absoluteanime.com /escaflowne/index.htm   (563 words)

 Student Review: The Vision of Escaflowne - Anime Academy Lounge
Review: I'm just going to start off by saying "Wow,that was one great anime series." Vision of Escaflowne has it all from great story, character design, characters in general, animation, and music.
Vision of Escaflowne's story is great from begaining to end.
Vision of Escaflowne's story is great from beginning to end.
www.animeacademy.com /forums/showthread.php?t=8270   (1936 words)

 Anime News Network - Vision of Escaflowne (manga)
One day - during a simple fortune telling at school - Hitomi feels a magical pull, and in a shocking moment she is pulled from her body.
She wakes up in a strange world where the Earth hangs in the sky and a headstrong prince asks her to power his god, the deity Escaflowne.
The first is an 8 volume shounen version by Katsu Aki which focuses more on action and fanservice and the second is a two volume shoujo version by Yashiro Yuzuru which focuses more on characters and romance.
www.animenewsnetwork.com /encyclopedia/manga.php?id=2382   (322 words)

 Anime News Network - Vision of Escaflowne (TV)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Plot Summary: High school student Hitomi is transported from Earth to the magical world of Gaea, where she meets boy prince Van Fanel, and is caught up in his quest to unite the countries of Gaea against the ominous Zaibach empire.
On the way, she discovers an hidden ability and strives to unravel layers of mystery surrounding Van, his past, and the giant machine known as Escaflowne.
Vision of Escaflowne - Past and Present (DVD 4) 2001-02-06
www.animenewsnetwork.com /encyclopedia/anime.php?id=240   (429 words)

 Mystic Blue's Vision of Escaflowne--For the NA version
This site, as you might have guessed, is dedicated to a series known as "The Vision of Escaflowne" or, to the Canadians who saw the cut series, "Escaflowne".
Escaflowne is about a normal 15 year-old girl, Hitomi Kanzaki, who watches a boy her age slay a dragon (Van) and gets brought to his world.
I had just seen Escaflowne for the first time and I was instantly smitten with the series.
www.100megspopup.com /catgurlmerle/page39escaflowne.html   (665 words)

 Escaflowne (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Escaflowne (エスカフローネ) is a 2000 anime movie, a complete retelling of the events of the anime television series The Vision of Escaflowne.
Unlike her series alter ego, she is not clairvoyant, but does have a mystical ability to summon (and unsummon) the Escaflowne, due to being a Tsubasa no Kami (the "Winged Goddess").
The soundtrack was, as with the Escaflowne series, composed mostly by Yoko Kanno in collaboration with Hajime Mizoguchi.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Escaflowne_(movie)   (596 words)

 Vision of Escaflowne Review by Gara - DALnet #anime   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Vision of Escaflowne is a 26 episode series following the exploits of Kanzaki Hitomi through a bizarre sequence of events out of her control.
Escaflowne takes great advantage of this; everyone's roles are fleshed out in the deep and engaging story.
The setting is also unique, allowing Vision of Escaflowne to cross genres, from Mecha and Fantasy to Romance and Sword Fighting.
anime.oddball.net /reviewshow.cfm?ReviewID=7   (467 words)

 The Vision of Escaflowne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
One night, Hitomi accepts a personal challenge and runs a sprint after being encouraged by her sempai.
As she nears the finish line, Hitomi experiences a vision of a young man in battle.
Vision becomes reality as the young man materializes...
www.duke.edu /web/DukAnime/esca.html   (200 words)

 Animetric.com >> Anime Reviews >> The Vision of Escaflowne / Tenkyuu no Escaflowne (TV series)
You won't let you feel the 26 episodes pass by because there is never a dull moment in The Vision of Escaflowne.
Impactful and memorable, The Vision of Escaflowne is one of my all time favorite anime series.
For a TV series, The Vision of Escaflowne was produced on a very high budget.
www.animetric.com /tuv/voe.html   (589 words)

 RPG LAND Anime Review - The Vision of Escaflowne
Escaflowne is one of the finest examples of anime ever made, masterfully written and animated.
There are a few parts where the story sags a bit, but overall the story and the masterfully created world make the episodes fly by all too quickly.
Escaflowne should be on any anime fan's list, male or female.
www.rpgland.com /anime/escaflowne/review.html   (322 words)

 ++ Anime Otaku Fridge :::: The Vision of Escaflowne Original Soundtrack: Lovers Only ++
Escaflowne OST 1 - Over the Sky has the full version.
However, given this more memorable rendition of the opening theme including the TV edit of Mystic Eyes ending theme, the instrumentals and vocals here are much more enjoyable than the first.
There are a lot of Latin choruses here somewhat inspired by the somber renditions of Gregorian chants as in the second track The Vision of Escaflowne which was done by Members of the Theatro Dell 'Opera Di Roma.
www.otakufridge.com /html_ost/sounds_escaflowneostloversonly.shtml   (543 words)

 The Vision of Escaflowne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
No matter what people say, The Vision of Escaflowne is perhaps the best anime ever created.
Hitomi has another vision of the invisible giants' attack, and Allen is uneasy about her vision and Dilandou, the youthful leader of Dragonslayers, the elite legion of Zaibach Empire.
Dornkirk's dream of the zone of absolute fortune is realized, but the people of Gaea desire war and hostility, so their wishes are granted, and the war continues on.
www.geocities.com /StellaKyung/esca.html   (2041 words)

 THEM Anime Reviews 4.0 - The Vision of Escaflowne
Consider this -- nearly every genre of anime is incorporated in the 26 episodes of Escaflowne (excluding hentai, of course), and it's all done well, without resorting to the tried-and-true cliches of each.
The characterization in Escaflowne is particularly well-done, especially in the treatment of its main heroine, Hitomi.
From the very beginning, Escaflowne achieves the feeling of escaping to fantastic world with large heaping spoonfuls of pure atmosphere.
www.themanime.org /viewreview.php?id=375   (717 words)

 The Vision of Escaflowne/Tenkuu no Escaflowne - By Cassie
I really, really love this anime and when I have missed even one episode of Vision of Escaflowne, I cried because for me this anime is a part of my life.
Hitomi Kanzaki is a typical high school girl, with typical problems, but when a vision of a young man battling a dragon becomes a reality, her life changes forever.
Van must learn to master the suit of armor, Escaflowne, before he and Hitomi are crushed by the ambitions of the Empire of Zaibach.
www.clho.net /anime/anime.php?anime=27   (1488 words)

 The Vision of Escaflowne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Combining swords, tragedy, sorcery, destiny and romance, The Vision of Escaflowne is certainly one of the most innovative anime series of the past year.
I thought it was worthwhile to take on the challenge of incorporating elements that might end up being oil and water into the story.
Click here to write a comment about The Vision of Escaflowne or read what others have written.
the.animearchive.org /escaflowne   (288 words)

 The Anime Critic - The Vision of Escaflowne Review
Hitomi is so incredibly unlike anyone else in the series that she truly feels like she was plucked from Earth and placed in the magical world of Gaea.
Van, the young king of Fanelia, is driven by anger and revenge, and he makes a truly fearsome pilot of Escaflowne.
The Vision of Escaflowne is currently the best fantasy anime available, and should not be missed.
www.animecritic.com /escaflowne/anr-visionofescaflowne.html   (631 words)

 Anime Web Guide: The Vision of Escaflowne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
His name is Van, and his quest is to kill the dragon and take its heart.
She continues to have visions, and finds that her skill in reading tarot cards (something that she'd always treated as a game) has greater significance here.
Things are thrown into chaos when Van's kingdom of Fanelia is invaded and he uses the dragon heart to awaken a great robot/armor called Escaflowne.
www.tcp.com /~doi/alan/webguide/entry/tESC.html   (263 words)

 Project Anime Network: Tenkuu no Escaflowne / The Vision Of Escaflowne
Even the maniacal Lord Dilandau who is obsessed with fighting and destroying Van and his Guymelef (Escaflowne, the God of Protection) is fairly admirable because of his amusing degree of insanity.
I felt that every song left a deep impression on me. I was also pulled in by the songs which were in English as well, especially the ones performed by a singer called Aceilux.
The instrumentals in Escaflowne are incredible, gripping, and very fitting for the scenes they were used in.
www.projectanime.com /series/tenkuu_no_escaflowne.shtml   (973 words)

 The Vision of Escaflowne | Hitomi Kanzaki | Van Fanel | Allen Schezar | Dilandau Albatou | Zaibach Empire | Gaea | ...
Premiering in 1996, The Vision of Escaflowne was the brainchild of creator Shoji Kawamori (Macross, Aquarion).
In 2000, Akane directed The Vision of Escaflowne: A Girl in Gaea, which served as a theatrical retelling of the TV series.
The Vision of Escaflowne, characters, images and related items are copyrights of Sunrise and Bandai Entertainment, Inc ©1996-2006.
www.mahq.net /animation/escaflowne/escaright.htm   (219 words)

 Tsubasa no Kami: Escaflowne Movie Music
Gregorian monks chant as Escaflowne emerges from the wreckage of the Black Dragon Clan airship.
Hitomi and Van watch as Escaflowne turns into a green mist and dissolves into the night air.
The Escaflowne robot transforms into dragon mode and rises into the sky.
www.lizzard.net /Escaflowne/music_extra.html   (334 words)

 Animated Lust (Rated PG!) - The Vision of Escaflowne
With her magical necklace and the ablity to see into the future via visions, Hitomi must help save the land of Gaea from a huge war and mass destruction.
He pilots the legendary suit of armor the Escaflowne, and he is also has the ablity to grow beautiful white wings - an ability passed down to him from his mother, who was of the Dragonian race.
She is a diplomat who tries her best to keep Millerna from constantly running off from her duties as a princess.
www.fantasykat.com /shows/escaflowne.html   (1037 words)

 The Vision of Escaflowne
She ends up in the Escaflowne, which is in the process of reviving.
A few words on the new Escaflowne: I was never clear how to feel about it in the series, but now I am.
The Escaflowne is a monstrous tool embodying power, but is neither intrinsically good or evil.
www.theroseking.net /animehub/escaflowne.shtml   (1412 words)

 Amazon.com: The Vision of Escaflowne, Book 1: Books: Katsu Aki,Hajime Yadate,Shoji Kawamori,Jeremiah Bourque,Lianne ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Okay, I'v watched the anime The Vision of Escaflowne (Tenkuu no Escaflowne) and this manga is a very good choice for fans of the anime (it's maybe more enjoyable if you haven't seen the anime though).
It is the original story of Escaflowne before the anime ever came out, so the story is a little different.
This disappointed me for a little bit, but I did decide that since it was the first sign of escaflowne to ever be released in Japan, I decided to except it.
www.amazon.com /Vision-Escaflowne-Book-1/dp/1591823668   (1178 words)

 The Escaflowne Ring
This site has general information about vision of Escaflowne, all is written in spanish.
A little collection of many Material about The Vision of Escaflowne Chinese and English Version.
It's just what the title says it is! A harem of bishounen and biseined from Vision of Escaflowne, Flame of Recca, Record of Lodoss Warm, Weiß Kreuz, Rurouni Kenshin, Fushigi Yuugi, and Hana Yori Dango.
h.webring.com /hub?ring=escaflowne   (414 words)

 The Vision of Escaflowne v1 Review - manga reviews, manga news, manga information, manga comics, manga webcomics, manga ...
Now they must unlock the secrets of Escaflowne and the Energist to rescue Van’s queen mother.
Reading ‘Escaflowne” reminded me how often I see imagery from colonial Europe in anime and manga.
“The Vision of Escaflowne” is one of two mangas based on the “Escaflowne” anime.
www.mangalife.com /reviews/TheVisionofEscaflownev1.htm   (404 words)

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