Escaflowne is a classic that is going to be getting the Blu-ray treatment for the first time in the United Kingdom on 14th November and we (Anime Limtied) have gone all out on our release as we are bringing you an Ultimate Edition set that is truly the definitive Escaflowne collection! There’s a lot to talk about, so sit back, relax and have a look at what’s on offer.
Synopsis: 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. Drawn into a strange vortex with the swordsman, Van, Hitomi is thrust into the strange world of Gaea.
Van must learn to master the suit of armor, Escaflowne, before he and Hitomi are crushed by the ambitions of the Empire of Zaibach. Van and Hitomi will encounter both allies and enemies in an effort to unlock the secrets within Escaflowne, and Hitomi’s heart, stirred by love and adventure, will, at times ache with sorrow. But why was she sent to this world? Find out in a classic tale of fantasy and adventure!
WHAT’S INSIDE? WHAT’S ON THE DISCS?
This Ultimate Edition comes with a a heck of a lot of stuff. It has:
- For the first time on Blu-ray in the UK, the complete TV series (26 episodes), Broadcast Version. Presented with the original Japanese language audio with English subtitles as well as the original Bandai English dub and the 2016 Funimation produced English dub.
— On Disc extras from TV Series: Title-free Opening, Title-free Endings, Music Videos, Video Game Cutscenes, Club Escaflowne interviews with: Cast: Maaya Sakamoto, Ikue Ohtani, Joji Nakata, Cast: Shinichiro Miki, Mayumi Iizuka, Minami Takayama, Staff: Hirotoshi Sano, Hiroshi Ousaka, Kimitoshi Yamane, Staff: Shoji Kawamori, Kazuki Akane
- For the first-time ever in the UK, Escaflowne: The Movie! Presented with the Original Japanese language audio with English subtitles as well as the original Bandai English dub and the new 2016 Funimation produced English dub.
— On-Disc extras from Movie: “Escaflowne: The Movie” Special Program & Roundtable Discussion, Japanese Theatrical Trailer, Japanese TV Spot, English Teaser, English Theatrical Trailer, Anime Expo Premiere Interviews and Concert, Anime Expo Premiere Footage & Panel
- For the first-time ever in the UK, director’s cut version of episodes (applies to 6 episodes only) from the TV series The Vision of Escaflowne. Presented with the original Japanese audio with English subtitles and the new 2016 Funimation produced English language dub.
- For the first-time ever in the UK, Escaflowne original soundtrack audio CDs 1, 2, & 3.
- A 144-page art book “The Vision of Escaflowne – Archives” exclusive to this Ultimate Edition set.
A must have for any fan of the Escaflowne franchise! Limited to 1000 units only!
WHAT DOES THE FINISHED PRODUCT LOOK LIKE?
So, with everything above in mind it’s time to show you photos of the finished product. You can click on them to enlarge them too!
And there you have it. Our Escaflowne Ultimate Edition release, available from 14th November. Hope you’re looking forward to adding this to your collection!