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Elfen Lied 

Erufen rîto (original title)
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Two university students come across a seemingly harmless girl named Lucy, unaware that she's actually a mutant serial killer with a split personality.

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Lynn Okamoto
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Sanae Kobayashi ...  Lucy / ... 13 episodes, 2004
Chihiro Suzuki Chihiro Suzuki ...  Kota 13 episodes, 2004
Mamiko Noto Mamiko Noto ...  Yuka 13 episodes, 2004
Adam Conlon Adam Conlon ...  Kohta 13 episodes, 2004
Cynthia Martinez Cynthia Martinez ...  Mayu 13 episodes, 2004
Nancy Novotny ...  Yuka 13 episodes, 2004
Kira Vincent-Davis ...  Lucy / ... 13 episodes, 2004
Emiko Hagiwara Emiko Hagiwara ...  Mayu 12 episodes, 2004
Yuki Matsuoka Yuki Matsuoka ...  Nana 12 episodes, 2004
Hitomi Nabatame Hitomi Nabatame ...  Shirakawa / ... 12 episodes, 2004
Osamu Hosoi Osamu Hosoi ...  Kurama 11 episodes, 2004
Masakazu Kohara Masakazu Kohara ...  Researcher / ... 10 episodes, 2004
Jôji Nakata ...  Bando / ... 8 episodes, 2004
Kinryû Arimoto Kinryû Arimoto ...  Chief Kakuzawa 7 episodes, 2004
Maria Yamamoto Maria Yamamoto ...  Kanae / ... 6 episodes, 2004
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Storyline

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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Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

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English | Japanese

Release Date:

25 July 2004 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Elfen Lied See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Two of the main voice actors, Cynthia Martinez (Mayu) and Adam Conlon (Kohta) both appeared in Voices of a Distant Star (2002) as the two main characters. See more »

Quotes

Nana: Give me back my leg...
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Connections

Featured in Anime Abandon: Elfen Lied (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Lilium
Opening Theme
Lyrics, Music, and Arrangements by Kayo Konishi & Yukio Kondô
Soundtrack courtesy of VAP
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Simply Beautiful
9 January 2007 | by cfrey8921See all my reviews

I must say that I have never enjoyed anime or even watched it. However, after watching this series, I must say that it is the most beautiful thing I have ever witnessed. This anime plays to about every human emotion. It will make you hate, love, wonder, and most importantly, it will break your heart. This was totally unexpected and the impact this anime has made is still with me today. The characters and the story are beautifully fleshed out and touch upon many subjects that fall close to home. The only criticism I can offer is a kind that is more compliment that critical; this anime is too short. I was desperate for more. I wish I could do this anime more justice. If you ever have the opportunity to watch this series, do so.


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