Escaflowne The Movie - Ultimate Edition (DVD)
Title: Escaflowne The Movie - Ultimate Edition
Running time: 300
Distributor: Bandai Entertainment
Release date: 2002-07-23
Suggested retail price: $54.98
Age rating: nr
A re-telling of the fan-favorite Escaflowne TV series available in the US for the first time ever! This LIMITED 3-disc set contains the Movie CD soundtrack and a second full DVD of bonus materials: Production Art Gallery, Staff and Cast Interviews, Escaflowne Premiere Event Interviews, Musical Performance by Maaya Sakamoto, Anime Expo Premiere Footage, and The Making of the Escaflowne Theatrical Poster Gallery!
The Escaflowne movie is based on the story by Shoji Kawamori (Macross Plus), with character designs by Nobuteru Yuki (X, Record of Lodoss Wars), directed by Kazuki Akane (Ronin Warriors), and with music by Yoko Kanno (Cowboy Bebop, Macross Plus).
Gaia – a mythical realm ruled by sword and sorcery and immersed in blood and violence. Thrust into a conflict she doesn’t quite understand, Hitomi helps aid the young Prince Van as they embark upon their journey of discovery. The battle over a legendary suit of dragon armor, Escaflowne, has begun.
(added on 2002-04-12, modified on 2002-04-12)
- Reviewed by Allen Divers (July 26, 2002)
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