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Elfen Lied Episode 6

“Herzenswaerme (Innermost Feelings)” The view from Igirisu: After the trauma of the last couple of episodes, which were a barrage of abuse and dismemberment, this is the closest Elfen Lied gets to a breather episode. We even get time for … Continue reading

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Elfen Lied Episode 5

“Empfang (Receipt)” The view from Igirisu: Did I say last week’s episode was the hardest one to watch? I was wrong. It just got worse. We finally learn the full truth about Mayu’s background, and it’s exactly what we might … Continue reading

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Elfen Lied Episode 4

“Aufeindertreffen (Attack)” The view from Igirisu: This is a very well-titled episode, because it revolves around a huge battle between Lucy and Nana. The “attack” of the title is actually an attack from Nana. Lucy has no wish to kill … Continue reading

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Elfen Lied Episode 3

“Im Innersten (Deep Feelings)” The view from Igirisu: There are many different kinds of friendships and there are many different kinds of love. This episode of Elfen Lied explores the fine line between friendship and love and how it can … Continue reading

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Elfen Lied Episode 2

“Vernichtung (Annihilation)” The view from Igirisu: I mentioned last week that Elfen Lied was already giving us an anti-military message, and this week that widens out to anti-authority. The police show up to try to track down Lucy, and they … Continue reading

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Elfen Lied Episode 1

“Begegnung (A Chance Encounter)” The view from Igirisu: For the last year or so I have been challenging my non-anime-fan friend Mike to watch some anime series and write about them on an episode-by-episode basis. We started with a deliberately … Continue reading

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Elfen Lied

I’m not keen on violence in television and film so I never expected to enjoy a series like this, packed full of dismemberments and bodies being sliced and diced in any way possible. If you can’t stomach blood and gore … Continue reading

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