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Questions tagged [elfen-lied]

Elfen Lied is a manga series by Lynn Okamoto about the Diclonii - a race similar to humans, but far more dangerous. It has an anime adaptation.

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What's the significance of the grandfather clock in Elfen Lied?

In the anime Elfen Lied, Kouta and Yuuka own a grandfather clock that, if I recall correctly, has been broken for quite some time prior to the start of the series. At the very end of the final episode,...
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How were #35's vectors stopped in episode 12?

In the midway of the 12th episode the #35 Diclonius failed to use her vectors. Also just before she failed to do so, she was attacking Nana or #7 at the edge of the bridge. The #7th saw something at ...
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Would Nyu have developed murderous tendencies after enough time had passed?

When Lucy is forced into her 'Nyu' personality, she is reduced to a basic level of intelligence, with a diminished vocabulary and no access to her vectors. As the chapters progress, we see her begin ...
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An anime where a girl with pink hair, half naked (or completely naked), with supernatural power making limbs explode in the first episode [closed]

In the first episode, a girl with pink hair, half naked (or completely naked), with supernatural power makes limbs explode. In the first episode or the second one, she's embraced (?) by someone. If I ...
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Who was this girl by Lucy in special episode 10.5?

In special episode 10.5 of Elfen Lied anime, there was a scene where Lucy was together with a girl in a school. Who was that girl? A friend? And why did she want to protect her? I thought Lucy hated ...
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What does this (possibly Japanese) graffiti say?

In the Elfen Lied special episode 10.5, there was a scene where Nana is standing next to a wall where bearing this graffiti: I don't know if is important or not, but the writing is so noticeable that ...
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Does Nyu have Vectors?

Does Nyu have Vectors? And if not, why? I notice that when Lucy's mind switches to Nyu (looks like), there are no Vectors anymore, aren't there? And most of all, is Nyu a Diclonius?
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Did Lucy ever recover her consciousness?

In the manga, Kaede ("Lucy/Nyu") Did she ever recover her Lucy or "real" side?
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Was Lilium written or composed solely for Elfen Lied?

Elfen Lied's opening, Lilium, is a symphony sung in Latin. Was it written/composed just for Elfen Lied (like for example, the opening songs for Pokemon)?
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About the artworks used in the Elfen Lied opening scenes (contains nudity)

The anime Elfen Lied is notorious for its one of a kind OP, featuring the mesmerizing theme song Lilium composed by MOKA and performed by Kumiko Noma, as well as sequences of art porn, a homage to ...
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Is there any significance to character names in Elfen Lied?

Is there any significance to the character names in Elfen Lied, particularly with regards to the more important characters? With some characters, there's a clear "meaning" - e.g. Nana, who was also ...
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What's the significance of the 'w' finger position in Elfen Lied?

I've noticed that in the opening sequence, and the big climactic moment at the very end of the season, Lucy has her hands on the figure's back with the ring/middle fingers together and the other two ...
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What does Elfen Lied mean?

Wikipedia says the title of Elfen Lied was taken from a German poem. But that poem seems to be a simple (not to mention a bit confusing) children's poem . Reading the poem, I'm not sure why it would ...
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How was the agent of the other research facility saved?

Elfen Lied's manga's ending has many ambiguous points, but at least it is possible to make up a satisfying explanation for most of them. One I couldn't make anything up for, however, was this: There ...
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How does the plot of Elfen Lied anime differ from the manga?

"Elfen Lied" (エルフェンリート, Erufen Rīto) has a rather confusing plot and setting in the anime version alone; the bits of the setting which I glimpsed from discussions about it hint at the original manga ...