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View Poll Results: Elfen Lied OVA Episode 1 Discussion
5 out of 5: Loved it!
58 41.13%
4 out of 5: Liked it
37 26.24%
3 out of 5: It was OK
34 24.11%
2 out of 5: Disliked it
4 2.84%
1 out of 5: Hated it
8 5.67%
Voters: 141

04-01-12, 5:01 PM

Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 38557
Has a much lighter tone than the original although still has the dark atmosphere. Pretty good overall.
05-10-12, 10:03 PM

Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 143
Well this answered my question about how Lucy got captured when she was little, but still don't know how she met that girl and etc.

Cute episode though no killing (except for Lucy's friend) but no gore like killings.
05-23-12, 11:49 PM

Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 271
Not as good as the series.
07-05-12, 4:52 PM

Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 946
The ep started really slow... but was nice to see how lucy got catched (btw, hard to believe that lucy had a friend...).

I loled with Bando at the end xD
04-30-13, 9:18 AM

Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 170
Eldarien said:
The flashback saved the OVA from being totally shitty, it's story taken out of nowhere... And btw, the flashback's story is taken from the manga, yet in the manga it was waaaay more complex and interesting (the little girl who got shot murdered her family members before, that's way she had blood on her clothing, and the relation between she and Lucy was deeper). Actually, I would prefer it if the entire OVA was about that story, instead of some stupid house chores...
And humorous stuff like this doesn't fit Elfen Lied's atmosphere at all. I'm really disappointed by this OVA.
Reading this comment intrigued me a lot more than actual show. The OVA best performed in comedy (oh Bando, you gullible fool). Nana's death stare in the cleaning part was funny, but the flashback was weak without any backstory to it
05-21-13, 12:44 PM

Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 1511
Bando thought that he can kill two birds with one stone. But i didn't happen.
Cant believe that this was a special.
07-16-13, 10:24 AM

Joined: Feb 2013
Posts: 31
It did explain all the questions I had when reading the manga though... I liked it.
Jesus can walk on water. Cucumbers are 96% water. I can walk on cucumbers. I'm 96% Jesus.
01-08-14, 1:48 AM

Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 3747
A calm and fun break from the rest of the series, Nana is really clumsy. It was interesting to see how Lucy actually got caught, albeit sad that she lost the last person she had faith in. Hope to see Nana in those cute outfits in the remaining episodes I have left!
"To say that nothing is true, is to realize that the foundations of society are fragile, and that we must be the shepherds of our own civilization. To say that everything is permitted, is to understand that we are the architects of our actions, and that we must live with their consequences, whether glorious or tragic." - Ezio Auditore, Assassin's Creed Revelations.
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