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Serial Experiments Lain

Japanese name: Serial Experiments Lain Serial Experiments Lain TV Series image
Japanese name: シリアルエクスペリメンツレイン
English name: Serial Experiments Lain
Dates: July 6, 1998-September 28, 1998 (July 7, 1998-September 29, 1998)
Broadcast time: Saturday, 25:15-25:45 (Sunday, 1:15-1:45 am)
Number of episodes: 13
Animation Studio: Triangle Staff
Production Company: Genco, Pioneer LDC
Broadcaster: TV Tokyo (TX)
Creator(s): Production 2nd staff
Series Director: Ryutaro Nakamura
Episode Director(s): Ryutaro Nakamura, Johei Matsuura, Akihiko Nishiyama, Masahiko Murata
Producer(s): Yasuyuki Ueda
Planning: Chiaki J Konaka (series composition)
Storyboard(s): Ryutaro Nakamura, Masahiko Murata
Writer(s): Chiaki J Konaka
Art Director: Masaru Sato
Art Design: Michio Iriomote (color)
Character Designer(s): Yoshitoshi Abe, Takahiro Kishida
Animator(s): Masahiro Sekiguchi (director), Yoshihiro Sugai (director), Yuichi Tanaka (director), Yuji Takahashi (director)
Music: Reichi Nakado
Sound: Yota Tsuruoka (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Kaori Shimizu (Lain Iwakura)
Genre(s): drama, science fiction, computers, virtual reality, junior high school, teenagers
Home Video
Japan: DVD (Pioneer, PIBA 1011-1015)
United States: DVD (Pioneer/Geneon, 4 discs)
Note(s): To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Serial Experiments Lain go to the Chronology of Animation.
Note on finding copies of programs:
Unfortunately I lack the time or resources to help people find copies of anime television programs. I have put together a web List of Online Video and Book Stores that will be useful to find copies in the United States, some other countries, and one Japanese store. There are other similar stores on the Internet around the world that might be able to supply the DVDs, LDs, VCDs, or video tapes that are desired. Check my Japanese Animation Information page for links to Internet resources that may have further information. I am not involved in trading materials from my own collection. I am still waiting to see most of the programs in this List of Anime Television Series and would be happy to find sources for many of them.

Because of these circumstances I will not respond to requests for help to find these types of materials.

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