Thursday, July 24, 2008

Serial Experiments Lain

Year: 1998
Studio: Geneon Entertainment

Total anime episodes: 13

This anime is one of the popular anime that was categorized as a thought-provoking category. The story is about Lain Iwakura, a girl who is addicted to internet surfing lives in two personality (cyber and reality). This story begins when Lain has received an e-mail from a friend who has died in one week before. In the mail she explains to Lain that she just abandoned her flesh. She assures lain that she still is alive and had found god in the 'wired' world.

After getting a new 'navi' and adding a 'psyche' circuit, Lain spends more and more time in the wired. It seems that Lain has at least 2 personalities, and Lain's first personality is changing even now. Next, Lain was shown as a character that has been confused about the difference between the reality and fantasy.

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