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Serial Experiments Lain – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Serial Experiments Lain is an anime series about an adolescent girl in suburban Japan named Lain Iwakura, and her introduction to the Wired, an international computer network. The original idea of the series was produced by production 2nd, the story was written by Chiaki J. Konaka, the original character design was done by Yoshitoshi ABe and it was directed by Ryutaro Nakamura. Lain is produced in English in North America by Geneon and in Singapore by Odex.

Serial Experiments Lain raises questions about God, the collective unconscious, the Internet, conspiracy theories and many other themes common in cyberpunk literature. Fans of the series generally cite it as a good example of anime as literature which invites and rewards close critical analysis.


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