Lain :: Layers
The series is primarily divided into four tapes or DVD's. (Yes, VCD has five
discs, but that is beside the point.) Here, we will follow the same design.
We're All Connected
There is the world around us, a world of people, tactile sensation, and culture.
There is the wired world, inside the computer, of images, personalities, virtual
experiences, and a culture all its own. The day after a classmate commits
suicide, Lain, a thirteen year-old girl, discovers how closely the two worlds
are linked when she receives an e-mail from the dead girl: "I just
abandoned my body. I still live here..." Has the line between the real
world and the wired world begun to blur?
weird · girls
· psyche · religion
Fulfill the Prophecy...
"KNIGHTS" - a super hack group that has large effects in the wired. No
one knows who the members are, but they control information and sometimes
develop and distribute illegal information equipment. The KNIGHTS are trying to
make Lain do something... When Lain metaphorises her physical self into the
wired to search for an answer of incidents that kids commit suicide. She finds
that the KNIGHTS are behind this incident. One day, a group of men in black
suits make contact with Lain. "Are those people who you live with really
yours parents?" "Are you Lain of the Wired?" "Who are you,
distortion · kids · society
I am god in the wired... I created you, Lain.
There are rumors that Lain is stealing people's secrets and spreading them in
the wired. Her friends, including Arisu, abandon Lain, and even her parents
leave, telling Lain that they are not her real parents. Then Lain discovers the
one in the wired causing the trouble - her other self. "Which is the real
me!?" Lonely and confused, Lain then encounters a man who calls himself
"God" in the wired.
rumors · protocol · love
I'll delete myself and reset everyone's memory.
Who am I? The question is asked over and over again throughout the noise. Lain
destroys her own creator and loses her best friend, now Lain must decide what to
do. Should she delete herself from everyone's memory?! If she does, the real
world should remain exactly the same, but if no one remembers her, did Lain ever
infornography · landscape · ego