With Discotek Media having brought out a license-rescued version of Magic Knight Rayearth back in 2015 on home video, some new distribution for the show has now landed. The series is now available with its forty-nine-episode run streaming on RetroCrush after arriving on the Crunchyroll service previously. The season is in its original Japanese language with English subtitles here as well as the English-dubbed version here. Availability has it set for members in the US and Canada.
Check out our review of the series.
Plot concept: Three young girls, Hikaru, Umi, and Fuu, are transported to a magical world called Cephiro during a field trip to Tokyo Tower. They are soon greeted by Master Mage Clef, who explains to them that they have been summoned to become the Legendary Magic Knights and save Cephiro. The girls are less than enthusiastic about this idea, and only want to return home. Clef further explains that they must seek out the three Rune Gods to help them fight. He bestows armor and magical powers to each of them. They learn from Clef that High Priest Zagato has kidnapped the Pillar of Cephiro, Princess Emeraude. The Pillar of Cephiro has the sole responsibility of keeping Cephiro alive and in balance with her prayers. Without Princess Emeraude, Cephiro would fall into ruin. Hikaru, Umi, and Fuu must fight off Zagato’s henchman and find the Rune Gods if they ever want to get back home. They soon learn that friendship and loyalty are the only things they can rely on in the crumbling Cephiro.