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    Monday June 8, 2020
  • Elfen Lied Creator Discusses How He Tried Making a "Love Hina" Manga Instead

    Cause they're roughly the same manga series ... right?

    Elfen Lied manga creator Lynn Okamoto, went to Twitter to discuss the origins of the infamous and controversial series saying that he set out to create a series in the same style as popular harem manga Love Hina, but obviously, that didn't go to plan. Read what he said after the jump!

  • Thursday July 25, 2019
  • Elfen Lied Anime Soundtrack's Vinyl Release Pre-Orders Are Now Live

    Tiger Lab Vinyl continues its run with Kayo Konishi and Yukio Kondō's score

    Following up on the initial announcement back in March, pre-orders are officially live for the Elfen Lied anime soundtrack's release on vinyl. Read on for details

  • Tuesday May 21, 2019
  • Sample Exclusive Pages from Elfen Lied Manga's Omnibus Release

    Dark Horse is putting out the new collection on May 22

    Dark Horse announced Lynn Okamoto's Elfen Lied manga back in July of last year, and now it's officially almost time for the omnibus release. The first omnibus packs three volumes in one for a total of 656 pages. It's due out in stores tomorrow, May 22, and you can see two sets of exclusive sample pages after the jump.

  • Thursday March 28, 2019
  • Tiger Lab Vinyl Reveals Elfen Lied Soundtrack as Next 2019 Release

    Second title joins this year's subscription plan

    Last month Tiger Lab Vinyl announced plans to release the 1997 Berserk anime soundtrack, which will also be the first title of its new 2019 subscription package. Now the second of five titles has been revealed as the soundtrack to Elfen Lied. Read on for more.

  • Thursday July 5, 2018
  • Dark Horse Licenses Elfen Lied Manga

    First volume scheduled for May 22, 2019

    Lynn Okamoto's Elfen Lied manga is officially making its way to North America next year. Dark Horse Comics announced plans to publish the 2002-2005 series at Anime Expo, so hit the jump for details.

  • Thursday February 16, 2017
  • "Stranger Things" Creators Discuss "Elfen Lied" Anime Inspiration

    Following from earlier comments on its nods to Akira, Matt Duffer notes a connection to Elfen Lied

    Though it's scheduled for October, hype is already starting to heat up for season two of Netflix's sci-fi horror Stranger Things. Twin creators Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer, aka The Duffer Brothers, were born in 1984, which puts them in a nice age to have caught a fair amount of anime. And, in fact, beyond Stranger Things' homages to 80s American culture, they say that it was also inspired by Japanese media. 

  • Saturday January 14, 2017
  • FEATURE: Anime vs. Real Life – "Minami Kamakura High School Girls Cycling Club"

    Check out the real-world locations of Minami Kamakura High School Girls Cycling Club

    Anime vs. Real Life is back after a week-long break, and it’s time to look at some of the real-world locations of the new winter season anime. First up, Minami Kamakura High School Girls Cycling ClubSee how the anime's locations stack up to their real-world counterparts, right after the jump! 

  • Sunday July 3, 2016
  • "Elfen Lied" Author Doesn't Draw Cellphones in Manga To Avoid Alienating Future Readers

    Author cites sighting of former 1,000 yen bank note in Mitsuru Adachi's Miyuki manga as inspiration to avoid dating work

    The author of the Elfen Lied manga in Lynn Okamoto has taken to Twitter to elaborate on why his work doesn't feature one item so commonplace in Japanese society that it inspires its own subculture in the cellphone. Hit the jump for why in the summary.