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Old 2010-03-25, 12:29   Link #2861
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Yep, its still relatively niche over here, which is one of the reasons if I buy something, I'll try and buy it somewhere UK based rather than overseas where possible.
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Old 2010-03-26, 18:49   Link #2862
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So i just finished watching this....and wow!!
This has to be the bloodiest/goryest and violent anime i have seen thus far, probably because im more into mecha stuff.
But peoples legs,arms,heads getting chopped off... this is just crazy shit!!

Overall, this was something very different to watch for a change i suppose. i think thats Lucy character should of died, she was way to dangerous. Kouta should of taken revenge for his sister/dad in my opinion, i mean camon your family got slaughter/murdered...but oh well.
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Old 2010-03-26, 20:01   Link #2863
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i think thats Lucy character should of died, she was way to dangerous. Kouta should of taken revenge for his sister/dad in my opinion, i mean camon your family got slaughter/murdered...but oh well.
Spoiler for Actually...:
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Old 2010-03-27, 05:14   Link #2864
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My sister is actually pretty similar. She loved Elfen Lied and she's only just turned 13

I like Elfen Lied, but I think it could have gone so much further.

Agree about anime not being so popular.

Haha! she sounds cool then

Yeah i think they could carry on the story the story a little more, or make it slightly longer.

But i really do think the anime is superb! i think im gonna go on ebay and get my maw to buy it for me!
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Old 2010-03-27, 18:29   Link #2865
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Spoiler for Actually...:
In the manga
Spoiler:
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Old 2010-03-28, 07:43   Link #2866
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Heh sweet, having not read the manga I've only seen a few sum ups of what happens, its nice to have a few more details on it
Interesting ending...
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Old 2010-03-29, 11:37   Link #2867
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Is the manga ending better than the anime ending, i have heard the series finished befor the anime!And if so what happens (as im not going to read it anyway!)
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Old 2010-03-29, 12:59   Link #2868
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Is the manga ending better than the anime ending, i have heard the series finished befor the anime!And if so what happens (as im not going to read it anyway!)
Spoiler for WHAT HAPPENS IN THE END OF THE MANGA:


I find all that BS.
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Old 2010-03-30, 11:37   Link #2869
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Spoiler for WHAT HAPPENS IN THE END OF THE MANGA:


I find all that BS.
You have some very incorrect info. You obviously never read the manga and are going on bits and pieces that other people, who probably haven't read the manga, have written.
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Old 2010-06-12, 13:39   Link #2870
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So I don't know how far behind I am on this thread because I'm new but I think I can explain the ending.

XxxxSPOILERxxxX

There is a lot of symbolizm in this series. Keep in mind that Lucy was always facinated by the music box and Nyu was always obsessed with fixing the clock.

So everyone knows that at the end of episode 13 kota sees a figure behind the door and at that very moment the music box stops and the clock begins to work. This symbolizes the end of Lucy and the begining of Nyu. The music box was always a symbol of Lucy's regret and hatred while the clock was Nyu's humanity that she was franticaly trying to piece together again. So I believe that it is Nyu behind the door but with all the memories of both of them. To support my point Nana wasn't able to detect the presence of Lucy.

I think that covers most of it. Hope that helped. ^-^
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Old 2010-06-12, 13:53   Link #2871
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Such a beautiful anime. v.v
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Old 2010-06-12, 16:49   Link #2872
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Yep, I did like it, it was a few years ago I watched it now, and I'd still put it up there amongst the better series I've seen.
I also dont particularly disagree with your line of thought, I also think that was Lucy/Nyu (Kaede) behind the door, however it was left ambiguous as with many other things, because animation studios like that sort of ending, and it left room for a sequel.
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Old 2010-06-12, 22:01   Link #2873
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I really hope they will make a sequel because at one point the head of the operations took off his wig and said this was only the beginning. So that gives me hope. :3 Haha learned lilium on piano. XD
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Old 2010-06-14, 00:22   Link #2874
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I would say the odds of a sequel are rather low. I say this because 1) the studio will have to find a way around the ending of the first season (and I'm sure someone here will offer a way) and 2) based on what happens in the manga after the anime ends, I don't think any studio would want to go the direction the manga takes. But who knows, I've been surprised before.
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Old 2010-06-14, 16:34   Link #2875
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Plus its been a few years now, if they were going to go down the sequal route, I think it already have happened (its not like Elfen Lied has the popularity of Full Metal Panic or Haruhi to back it up). Elfen Lied is probably just going to stay a bit of a cult favourite.
Not that thats a bad thing, as its easy to hurt the memory of a series if a cash-in follow up is released.
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Old 2010-06-14, 19:38   Link #2876
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Who know's. It's probably better to leave it as it is anyhow.
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Old 2010-06-15, 09:25   Link #2877
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Who know's. It's probably better to leave it as it is anyhow.
I agree. If it is not broken then don't fix it.

But anyways I picked up on Elfen about a month ago and loved every minute of it. The artwork, characters, and story were all wonderful and I loved how the author looked at the negativity of human nature. I am glad I managed to run into this anime it easily my 1st pick for all the anime series I have seen.
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Old 2010-06-15, 10:00   Link #2878
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I'v seen my share of anime and when I saw Elfen it instantly hit the top of my list. God I just love this anime. XD Now that i think about it,, it would ruin the whole feeling of the show if they made a sequel. Now for some breakfast.
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Old 2010-07-07, 16:26   Link #2879
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Say... this is for anyone who's read the manga. If Nozomi would've appeared in the anime, who do you think should've voiced her?

I vote for Nana Mizuki using her Hinata voice.
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Old 2010-10-28, 23:25   Link #2880
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Im necroing this thread.

I just rewatched the series. Great stuff! Bow down!
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