Erufen rîto (2004– )

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University students Kohta and Yuka (Kohta's cousin) save a Diclonius girl called "Lucy" when they see her naked in a beach. In fact "Lucy" is a serial killer who is being searched by the ... See full summary »

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Sanae Kobayashi ...
 Lucy / ... (13 episodes, 2004)
Chihiro Suzuki ...
 Kota (13 episodes, 2004)
Mamiko Noto ...
 Yuka (13 episodes, 2004)
Adam Conlon ...
 Kohta (13 episodes, 2004)
Nancy Novotny ...
 Yuka (13 episodes, 2004)
Kira Vincent-Davis ...
 Lucy / ... (13 episodes, 2004)
Emiko Hagiwara ...
 Mayu (12 episodes, 2004)
Yuki Matsuoka ...
 Nana (12 episodes, 2004)
Hitomi Nabatame ...
 Shirakawa / ... (12 episodes, 2004)
Osamu Hosoi ...
 Kurama (11 episodes, 2004)
Masakazu Kohara ...
 Researcher / ... (10 episodes, 2004)
Jôji Nakata ...
 Bando / ... (8 episodes, 2004)
Kinryû Arimoto ...
 Chief Kakuzawa (7 episodes, 2004)
Maria Yamamoto ...
 Kanae / ... (6 episodes, 2004)
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University students Kohta and Yuka (Kohta's cousin) save a Diclonius girl called "Lucy" when they see her naked in a beach. In fact "Lucy" is a serial killer who is being searched by the government but they are not aware of who "Lucy" really is because her personality is split. Written by j4x

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Elfen Lied  »

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Kohta: There's no way I'd come to like a girl with such strange horns.
Lucy: Then why did you...
Kohta: I told you I love unusual animals...
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Referenced in Pretension (2012) See more »

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Be Your Girl
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Lyrics by Megumi Hinata
Music and Arrangements by Daisuke Katô
Vocals by Chieko Kawabe
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Violent but for a very good reason
11 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Elfen Lied is notorious, at least among fans of anime, for its graphic violence and frequent nudity. However, these aspects are merely part of what is in fact an excellent series. More than just an unsettling mix of cute little girls and intense gore, Elfen Lied is a series about nature vs. nurture, love vs. hate, the future of humanity, and similar themes. Yes, the show is quite violent, but this violence underscores these themes well and as we later learn, is not merely just a product of instinctual brutality. With only thirteen episodes in total, Elfen Lied is short but sweet and well worth watching. Just remember, you'll never look at cat-girls the same way again.


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