The following is the timeline for The Vision of Escaflowne. All years are listed relative to the Gaea War. Please note that time on Gaea does not necessarily pass at the same rate as on Earth.

Over 10,000 years ago

  • Atlantis thrives as a civilization on Earth.

12,000 years ago

  • Atlantis is destroyed.
  • Gaea is created as a result of the wishes of the Atlanteans.

New Galactic Era

  • 13th Moon: The descendants of the Atlanteans inscribe a black monument in the ruins of Atlantis.

10,000 years ago

  • The first king rules over Fanelia.

17th Century A.D./C.E.

  • Isaac lives on Earth as a scientist.

Approximately 200 years ago

  • Isaac dies.
  • Dornkirk appears on Gaea and becomes ruler of the Zaibach Empire.

72 years ago

  • Asona born.

70 years ago

65 years ago

  • Hurisen/Yurizen born.

60 years ago

45 years ago

30 years ago

25 years ago

23 years ago

21 years ago

18 years ago

17 years ago

15 years ago

13 years ago

  • Orange, 30th Moon: Merle born.

12 years ago

  • Goau Fanel dies.

10 years ago

  • Folken Fanel disappears during the Rite of Succession.
  • Varie Fanel disappears looking for Folken.
  • Leon Schezar travels to Asgard.
  • Leon Schezar meets Isaac while searching for the Mystic Valley.
  • Isaac disappears from Leon Schezar's view in a thick fog on Asgard.
  • Leon Schezar is killed for refusing to give the secret of Atlantis to Zaibach.
  • Celena Schezar disappears.
  • Naria and Eriya are taken in by Folken after their parents are killed.

6 years ago

5 years ago

  • Dryden Fassa embarks on a mercantile expedition.
  • Chid Freid born.

3 years ago

  • Marlene Aston dies.

Less than a year ago

  • Hitomi Kanzaki, Susumu Amano, and Yukari Uchida participate in the spring prefectural track meet.


  • Hitomi Kanzaki is transported to the world of Gaea with Van Fanel.
  • Events of the Gaea War.

1 year later

  • Hitomi Kanzaki becomes a second-year high school student.
  • While waiting for a train, Hitomi sees a vision of Van.