Maquia: When The Promised Flower Blooms Limited Edition contains the anime movie directed by Mari Okada housed in a special box illustrated by Original Character Designer Akihiko Yoshida, a digitray with illustration by Character Designer Yuriko Ishii, a 32 page "Special Story" by Director Mari Okada, an 84 page Special Booklet featuring character information, plus artwork.
The people of Iorph live far away from the lands of men, weaving the happenings of each day into a fabric called Hibiol. They live for centuries while maintaining their youthful appearance. Maquia, an orphaned Iorph girl, lives in an oasis surrounded by friends, yet somehow feels alone. But the tranquil lives of the Iorph are shattered in an instant when the Mezarte army invades their territory on a dragon fleet, seeking the blood that grants the Iorph long life. Maquia manages to escape, but loses her friends and her home in the chaos. She then encounters an orphaned baby who is also alone. Maquia raises this boy, Ariel, with the help of some new friends. But as the era changes, the bond between Maquia and Ariel changes too, amidst a backdrop of racial tensions between the Iorph and the Mezarte. This is a story of irreplaceable time, woven by two lonely people who can only find solace in each other.
Audio: Japanese, English
Runtime: 115 min