In the present Tokyo...
Hitomi Kanzaki was a just ordinary high school student. However, she began to feel the sense of incongruity in the daily life which only passed meaninglessly, and lost sight of the reason why one lived. Though she wrote a will, she did not have courage to commit suicide. She resigned even from a track club because of the injury. She gets irritated, and treats coldly even to the chum who worries about her. I want to disappear quietly ... When she thought so, a man who wore a black gown showed up, and she was led to different world.
Colossus Escaflowne was being called God of the battle in this world called Gaea. Van whose country was destroyed when he was child, Allen who leads group named Abaharaki, and empire total mentor Folken who attempts ruin of all over the world ... To achieve each will and the ambition, a keen combat was done. It was the battle to get Escaflowne.