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Serial Experiments Lain (シリアルエクスペリメンツレイン) (1998)

Serial Experiments Lain
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Kaori Shimizu Kaori Shimizu
 Lain Iwakura 13 episodes, 1998
Bridget Hoffman Bridget Hoffman
 Lain Iwakura 13 episodes, 1998
Dan Lorge Dan Lorge
 Additional Voices 13 episodes, 1998
Randy McPherson Randy McPherson
 Additional Voices / ... 13 episodes, 1998
Ali Moriizumi Ali Moriizumi
 DJ
Ayako Kawasumi Ayako Kawasumi
 Mika Iwakura 12 episodes, 1998
Yôko Asada Yôko Asada
 Arisu Mizuki 12 episodes, 1998
Patricia Ja Lee Patricia Ja Lee
 Mika Iwakura 12 episodes, 1998


Written by
Chiaki Konaka Chiaki Konaka
(13 episodes, 1998)


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Maybe too cryptic for it

10 years, 7 months ago at Apr 16 2:04
There's a lot to like about Lain. It's weird, really weird. You have to pay attention and even then, by the end, you may not be entirely sure just what the hell happened.

A comparison to VIDEODROME would be fair. They're both covering similar territory. It is nice to see anime as ambitious as this, you don't that often. Paranoia Agent comes to mind.

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Description: Serial Experiments Lain (シリアルエクスペリメンツレイン Shiriaru Ekusuperimentsu Rein), is an anime series directed by Ryutaro Nakamura, original character design by Yoshitoshi ABe, screenplay written by Chiaki J. Konaka, and produced by Yasuyuki Ueda (credited as production 2nd) for Triangle Staff. It was broadcast on TV Tokyo from July to September 1998. A PlayStation game with the same title was released in November 1998 by Pioneer LDC. Lain is an avant-garde anime influenced by philosophical subjects such as reality, identity, and communication. The series focuses on Lain Iwakura, an adolescent girl living ... (more)
Release date: 7 July 1998
UPC: 013023022591
Tags: Anime (17), Sci-fi (10), Animation (5), Internet (5), Japanese (4), Philosophy (4), Drama (4), Yoshitoshi (3), 1990s (3), Technology (3), Thriller (3), Yoshitoshi Abe (3), Cyberpunk (3), Open The World (2), Abe (2), Enter The Next (2), Japan (2), DVD (2), Psychological (2), (2)
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