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Serial Experiments Lain

7 Ratings: 4.3
An anime series

Serial Experiments Lain is influenced by philosophical subjects such as reality, identity, and communication. The series focuses on Lain Iwakura, an adolescent girl living in suburban Japan, and her introduction to the Wired, a global communications … see full wiki

3 reviews about Serial Experiments Lain
review by . January 12, 2013
posted in ASIANatomy
First of all, I'd like to say how glad I am that Funimation reissued this anime in a DVD/blu-ray combo pack last November. No longer is a gem like this in “out-of-print obscurity.”    Serial Experiments Lain has been one of those anime titles I've heard of ever since I got into anime back in July of 2002, but never checked out since from the surface, didn't look all that appealing to me at the time. I made a gamble when Funimation was reissuing this anime by pre-ordering …
Quick Tip by . June 13, 2013
posted in ASIANatomy
Serial Experiments Lain is a classic cyberpunk anime title, and one of the best anime titles ever.      This anime has it all, tonal and artistic consistency (consistently serious), solid story and character development, great animation and art direction, solid background music, and brain-twisting concepts for the serious anime fan who craves anime that lives up to its "thought-provoking" bill.      This anime covers a lot of ground in its 325 minute …
review by . January 30, 2010
Enter the Wired...
My only regret concerning this series is that I took so long to get around to watching it. It is one of the most intelligent series that I have had the pleasure of viewing as of yet, and it becomes clear from the very first episode that the writers did their homework. I cannot stand it when a series throws out the names of poets and works of science and literature or uses famous works of art in its opening sequence, etc. in an effort to seem more intelligent and deep than they actually …
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Genre: Cyberpunk, Psychological Thriller, Philosophical
Studio: Pioneer LDC, TV Tokyo, Tatsunoko Pro
Original Air Date: 7/6/1998 - 9/28/1998

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