Elfen Lied, one of the most controversial animes yet I’m not sure it should be. There are shows that are more gory than Elfen Lied but for it’s time, it was pretty bad but in a good way.
Elfen Lied is a very brutal psychological horror. A specimen known as a Diclonius breaks out of a lab and winds up losing her memory. She’s found by two teenagers who end up taking care of her. Diclonii are a human like being with horns, they also have telekenetic invisible arms, known as vectors, which seem to be used for mostly killing since it’s in their nature. This specific Diclonius has lost her memory and ends up with a split personality. Sometimes she is docile and cute and other times she’s a brutal killing machine. With the people from the lab and others looking for her, it leads to a lot of chaotic incidents. Continue readingby