Serial Experiments Lain Revisited: Episode 07

The creators of Serial Experiments Lain aren’t satisfied with conveying an image of what lay ahead in the near future—instead, they take themes that are deep, though not entirely unique, presenting them in a way that’s hypnotic and subtle. They’re weaving together a tale of blending realities. In this “present day, present time,” there’s no… Read More Serial Experiments Lain Revisited: Episode 07

Jasmine Rodgers of Boa Reflects on “Duvet” 20 Years After Lain’s Premiere

Serial Experiments Lain, with its vision of a world where the lines between the digital realm and real world blurred and blended into one, was a groundbreaking series. Twenty years later, anime fans are still deconstructing it (we’re doing our own series of posts on the show to celebrate its anniversary). The storyline, character designs,… Read More Jasmine Rodgers of Boa Reflects on “Duvet” 20 Years After Lain’s Premiere

Serial Experiments Lain Revisited: Episode 04

Serial Experiments Lain famously delves into topics like communication, technology, and social constructs, and we’ve seen all those expressed in the first few episodes. But as we continue our dive into Lain for the show’s twentieth anniversary, we’ve hit an episode with another theme that hasn’t yet been explored, and a title that matches. Episode… Read More Serial Experiments Lain Revisited: Episode 04