Anime Buoy Podcast Episode 3 – Intro to: Serial Experiments Lain

Ahoy, mateys, and welcome to the Anime Buoy podcast – your twice monthly port of call for anime recommendations, news bits, and discussions that maybe aren’t on your radar, but most definitely should be! On this episode, recorded Sunday, September 27, 2015, Captain Spike and First Mate Slagkick discuss Serial Experiments Lain.


This week, Captain Spike and First Mate Slagkick discuss the celebrated and cerebral cyberpunk masterpiece, Serial Experiments Lain. The Podcast Pirates discuss the development history, creative staff, broadcast information, characters, themes, and plot points of the show that examines issues of technology, identity, and communication through the lens of psychological horror.

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Captain Spike and First Mate Slagkick have been watching Dragon Ball Super, and recently watched some Big O, Evangelion, and Gundam. Captain Spike also watched Vampire Hunter D.


This week we look at the weird wired world of Serial Experiments Lain. What are your thoughts on this technological thinkpiece.