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The Vision of Escaflowne (manga)

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Alternative title:
Tenkuu no Escaflowne (Japanese)
Vision d'Escaflowne (French)
천공의 에스카플로네 (Korean)
Themes: mecha, other world
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Hitomi Hoshino, a 16-year-old high school student with an interest in mysticism, experiences strange dreams at night. A mysterious temple. a tremendous jewel, a shadowy prince... the images trouble her, and a strange incantation keeps echoing in her mind. 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.
User Ratings: 126 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 4 votes (dub:2, Eng:1, raw:1)
 Excellent: 6 votes (Eng:4, ?:1, dub:1)
 Very good: 18 votes (Eng:9, sub:5, dub:3, ?:1)
 Good: 26 votes (Eng:12, sub:6, dub:5, raw:1, ?:1, others:1
1 German
 Decent: 14 votes (Eng:5, sub:3, dub:3, ?:2, others:1
1 German dubbed
 So-so: 7 votes (dub:2, Eng:2, ?:1, sub:1, others:1
1 German dubbed
 Not really good: 7 votes (Eng:4, dub:2, sub:1)
 Weak: 11 votes (Eng:5, dub:3, sub:2, others:1
1 French
 Bad: 14 votes (dub:5, Eng:4, sub:3, others:2
1 French subtitled
1 Spanish edited dub
 Awful: 9 votes (Eng:5, sub:3, ?:1)
 Worst ever: 10 votes (sub:4, Eng:4, dub:1, ?:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 415 users, rank: #196 (of 6604)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.056 (So-so), std. dev.: 2.8821, rank: #5674 (of 7271)
Weighted mean: 4.989 (So-so), rank: #6075 (of 7271) (seen all: 6.26 / seen some: 4.86 / won't finish: 2.47)
Bayesian estimate: 5.073 (So-so), rank: #3431 (of 3441)
Number of tankoubon: 8
Vintage: 1994-10-25 to 1997-11-26 (serialized in Monthly Shonen Ace)
Release dates: We have 24
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Graphic novel
    Vision of Escaflowne (GN 1) 2003-07-01 (from $6.26)
    Vision of Escaflowne (GN 2) 2003-08-01 (from $4.99)
    Vision of Escaflowne (GN 3) 2003-11-01 (from $2.49)
    Vision of Escaflowne (GN 4) 2004-01-01 (from $24.96)
    Vision of Escaflowne (GN 5) 2004-02-01 (from $6.89)
    Vision of Escaflowne (GN 6) 2004-05-01 (from $19.08)
    Vision of Escaflowne (GN 7) 2004-07-01 (from $15.99)
    Vision of Escaflowne (GN 8) 2004-09-14 (from $17.51)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Aki Katsu
Original creator:
Hajime Yatate
Shoji Kawamori
Japanese companies
Original Concept: Sunrise
Publisher: Kadokawa Shoten
English staff
English cast
Art Director: Matthew Alford
Translation: Jeremiah Bourque

Adaptation: Lianne Sentar
Associate Editor: Tim Beedle
Cover Layout: Raymond Makowski
Editorial Director: Jeremy Ross
Introduction: Lianne Sentar
Lettering: Eric Botero
Managing Editor: Jill Freshney
President: John Parker
Production Coordination: Antonio DePietro
Production manager: Jennifer Miller
Retouch: Eric Botero
Senior Editor: Mark Paniccia
VP of Production: Ron Klamert
English companies
Distributor: Madman Entertainment (Australia)
Licensed by: Tokyopop
French staff
French companies
Publisher: Pika Édition
French cast
German cast
German staff
Translation: Gyo Araiwa
German companies
Publisher: Carlsen Comics

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