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English: Elfen Lied
2004-07-25 to 2004-10-17

The Diclonius, a mutated homosapien that is said to be selected by God and will eventually become the destruction of mankind, possess two horns on their heads and have a "sixth sense" which gives them telekinetic abilities. Due to this dangerous power, they have been captured and isolated in laboratories by the government. Lucy, a young and psychotic Diclonius, manages to break free of her confines and brutally murders most of the guards in the laboratory where she is being held, only to be shot in the head as she makes her escape. She survives, falling off a cliff into the ocean and manages to drift along to a beach where two teenagers, Kouta and Yuka, discover her. Having lost her memories, she was named after the only thing that she can now say, "Nyuu," and the two allow her to stay at Kouta's home. However, it appears that the psychotic side of Lucy is not dead just yet... (Source: ANN - Revised)

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Kouta main Chihiro Suzuki Japanese
Kouta main Hitomi Nabatame Japanese
Kouta main Christine Auten English
Kouta main Adam Conlon English
Kouta main Alessandro Bevilacqua French
Kouta main Jesco Wirthgen German
Lucy main Sanae Kobayashi Japanese
Lucy main Kira Vincent-Davis English
Lucy main Samia Little Elk German
Lucy main Julie Basecqz French
Nana main Yuki Matsuoka Japanese
Nana main Sasha Paysinger English
Nana main Rubina Kuraoka German
Nana main Geraldine Frippiat French
Yuka main Mamiko Noto Japanese
Yuka main Nancy Novotny English
Yuka main Julia Kaufmann German
Mayu main Emiko Hagiwara Japanese
Mayu main Cynthia Martinez English
Mayu main Kathrin Neusser German
Kurama supporting Jay Hickman English
Kurama supporting Erich Räuker German
Kurama supporting Osamu Hosoi Japanese
Kurama supporting David Manet French
Bando supporting Jason Douglas English
Bando supporting Jouji Nakata Japanese
Bando supporting Gerald Paradies German
Kanae supporting Maria Yamamoto Japanese
Kanae supporting Monica Rial English
Number 3 supporting Mikako Takahashi Japanese
Number 3 supporting Allison Sumrall English
Number 3 supporting Julia Meynen German
Kakuzawa supporting Andy McAvin English
Kakuzawa supporting Kinryuu Arimoto Japanese
Tomoo supporting Chris Patton English
Tomoo supporting Reiko Takagi Japanese
Tomoo supporting Nico Mamone German
Kisaragi supporting Maria Yamamoto Japanese
Kisaragi supporting Tiffany Grant English
Shirakawa supporting Hitomi Nabatame Japanese
Shirakawa supporting Shelley Calene-Black English
Shirakawa supporting Sophie Landresse French
Shirakawa supporting Marina Krogull German
Saitou supporting Maria Yamamoto Japanese
Saitou supporting Allison Sumrall English
Saitou supporting Mathieu Moreau French
Arakawa supporting Jessica Boone English
Arakawa supporting Eriko Ishihara Japanese
Arakawa supporting Gundi Eberhard German
Arakawa supporting Marie Van Renterghem French
Professor Kakuzawa supporting Hiroaki Hirata Japanese
Professor Kakuzawa supporting John Swasey English
Professor Kakuzawa supporting Markus Haase German
Mariko Kurama supporting Tomoko Kawakami Japanese
Mariko Kurama supporting Luci Christian English
Mariko Kurama supporting Jennifer Weiß German
Mariko Kurama supporting Carmen Ambros Spanish
Hiromi Kurama supporting Luci Christian English
Hiromi Kurama supporting Akemi Kanda Japanese

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