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Elfen Lied 2004

  • 2004-10-16T10:00:00-05:00
  • AT-X
  • 2004-07-25T02:00:00-05:00
  • 25 mins
  • 5 hours, 25 mins
  • Japan
  • Japanese
  • Horror, Science Fiction, Anime
The diclonius, otherwise known as a two-horned human, are mutants of the human species, and may well be the next step in human evolution. The diclonius have horns and strong telekinetic powers represented by "vectors". However with this great power, they can easily destroy the human race. Fearful of their power, humans quarantined the diclonius into secret research facilities to study. However, in a freak accident, a enraged female diclonius escaped, killing many guards in the process. While escaping, she is shot in the head, and falls into the ocean. As a result she has waves of amnesia. Later, she washes ashore. There, she meets two people named Kouta and Yuka, who name the female diclonius "Nyuu", after the only word she can say. They decide to watch after her, but of course, the research facility can't have this, and begin trying to retrieve her by any means necessary.

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It was fine till that stupid ending where it got all screwed up, which made it pointless in watching. So eventually, he still loves that girl who violently murders his sis and dad in front of his very own eyes and doesn't hesitate to live under the same roof again, also he doesn't even remember all that from his childhood? Dafuq?! I thought there would be a pretty damn good explanation for that but seriously? Amnesia? My ass!. In his leisure time (we barely see him do anything productive anyways) started an Orphanage (girls only lol) with unlimited funds supplied by source unknown, for all the poor girls living on the street which was quite ridiculous at the beginning parts of the anime. Characters are also bad except for Lucy, take Yuka for example, you'd just wish that she'd die first!

The only good thing about this anime is the violence and the harsh reality we live in. Dunno what the hype is all about this one, I bet its only cuz of the nudity and ecchi content which seems to be the only reason satisfactory for all the lolicons out there.

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Running on Toonami Aftermath July, 21 2016

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This was really, really good. And fascinating. I loved most of the characters, especially how complex they were.

The low rating was for some loose plot points and my hatred for Yuka. I swear I've never seen a more annoying girl in an anime in my entire life.

All anime fans should watch this, but it's definitely not for the little ones. And also, the manga is fantastic (though I've only gotten to Vol. 2).

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