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Elfen Lied


Overview: Elfen Lied is unapologetically brutal in its execution, which will be made apparent to any viewer within the first few blood-filled minutes of the series. Aside from the gratuitious amounts of gore, however, Elfen Lied still delivers a very heavy and emotionally taxing story. Elfen Lied was rather challenging to watch - not just emotionally, but also intellectually, given the highly dubious nature of the Diclonius. The Diclonius are a crucial part of the anime and are undoubtedly the driving force behind the plot. The anime is not terribly original, but still very well executed, and concisely so... See full review

7.5/10 story
7.5/10 animation
8/10 sound
8.5/10 characters
8/10 overall