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Serial Experiments Lain is a cyberpunk psychological drama anime directed by Ryutaro Nakamura.

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Are the technologies in Serial Experiments Lain based on real world technologies?

There's quite a few different types of technology (and computers) referenced in the world of Serial Experiments Lain, while some of them are easily matched, some of them aren't. In addition, some of ...
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Is there any significance to the comment on madeleines?

Towards the end of the last episode of Serial Experiments Lain, we see Lain have a brief conversation with her father. At the end of it, her father says: Lain, I'll make us some nice tea next time. ...
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What is Serial Experiments Lain about?

I have yet to find a clear answer to this question. From what I've read, it may be an art-house series about dangers of remote communication, phobia of technological advancement and feeling of ...
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Who is being addressed at the start of the first episode?

In the first episode of Serial Experiments Lain, right at the beginning, someone says: Why? Why won't you come? I wish you would come here. This person I assumed to be Chisa Yomoda, but I am not ...
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Why does Mika go insane?

What/who causes Lain's "older sister" Mika to go insane? What happened to her (physically and mentally)?