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  • Serial Experiments Lain (1998–1998)
  • TV-14
    TV Mini-series | 316 min | Animation, Drama, Horror
Serial Experiments Lain (1998–1998)
TV-14
TV Mini-series | 316 min | Animation, Drama, Horror

Strange things start happening when a withdrawn girl named Lain becomes obsessed with an interconnected virtual realm known as "The Wired".
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Writers
Yoshitoshi Abe (character creator) | Chiaki Konaka
Cinematographer
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Updated Jul 6, 1998

Release date (First episode)
Jul 13, 1999 (United States)

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Cast

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123 cast members
Name Episodes Known for
Kaori Shimizu
Lain Iwakura Lain Iwakura   See fewer
13
Bridget Hoffman
Lain Iwakura Lain Iwakura   See fewer
13
Dan Lorge
Additional Voices Additional Voices   See fewer
13
Randy McPherson
Additional Voices / Various voices (English Dub) / Voice on Wired Additional Voices / Various voices (English Dub) / Voice on Wired   See fewer
13
Ali Moriizumi
DJ (Present Day announcer) DJ (Present Day announcer)   See fewer
13
Ayako Kawasumi
Mika Iwakura Mika Iwakura   See fewer
12
Yôko Asada
Arisu Mizuki Arisu Mizuki   See fewer
12
Patricia Ja Lee
Mika Iwakura Mika Iwakura   See fewer
12
Emilie de Azevedo Brown
Arisu Mizuki Arisu Mizuki   See fewer
11
Chiharu Tezuka
Reika Yamamoto Reika Yamamoto   See fewer
10
Manabi Mizuno
Juri Kato Juri Kato   See fewer
10
Lenore Zann
Reika Yamamoto Reika Yamamoto   See fewer
10
Dari Lallou
Juri Kato Juri Kato   See fewer
10
Ryûnosuke Ôbayashi
Yasuo Iwakura Yasuo Iwakura   See fewer
9
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn
Lain's NAVI / S / Additional Voices Lain's NAVI / S / Additional Voices   See fewer
9
Barry Stigler
Yasuo Iwakura Yasuo Iwakura   See fewer
9
Rei Igarashi
Miho Iwakura Miho Iwakura   See fewer
8
8
Petrea Burchard
Miho Iwakura Miho Iwakura   See fewer
8
8
Show Hayami
Deus / Masami Eiri Deus / Masami Eiri   See fewer
7
Takumi Yamazaki
Lin Sui-Xi / Man in Black #2 Lin Sui-Xi / Man in Black #2   See fewer
7
Kirk Thornton
Deus / Masami Eiri Deus / Masami Eiri   See fewer
7
7
Jamieson Price
Karl Haushofer / Man in Black #1 / Additional Voices Karl Haushofer / Man in Black #1 / Additional Voices   See fewer
7
Jôji Nakata
Karl Haushofer / Man in Black #1 Karl Haushofer / Man in Black #1   See fewer
6
Sandy Fox
Myu-Myu / Additional Voices Myu-Myu / Additional Voices   See fewer
6
Bob Buchholz
Lin Sui-Xi / Man in Black #2 Lin Sui-Xi / Man in Black #2   See fewer
6
Sora Tôma
Masayuki Masayuki   See fewer
6
Steve McGowan
Additional Voices / Tachibana Employee / Multi-Tenant Building Man / Parking Garage Man Additional Voices / Tachibana Employee / Multi-Tenant Building Man / Parking Garage Man   See fewer
6
Yuki Yamamoto
Myu-Myu Myu-Myu   See fewer
6
Lia Sargent
Chisa Yomoda / Additional Voices / Cashier / Doll Chisa Yomoda / Additional Voices / Cashier / Doll   See fewer
5
Hidetoshi Ito
Announcer / Man Announcer / Man   See fewer
5
4
Steve Blum
Newscaster / Male Teacher / Arisu's Teacher Newscaster / Male Teacher / Arisu's Teacher   See fewer
4
Dorothy Elias-Fahn
Keiko Yoshii / Lain's Teacher Keiko Yoshii / Lain's Teacher   See fewer
4
4
Hiromi Otsuda
High School Girl / Woman / Woman #1 High School Girl / Woman / Woman #1   See fewer
4
Satoshi Komiya
Boy / Accela User / Accella User Boy / Accela User / Accella User   See fewer
4
Heather Ashton
Additional Voices Additional Voices   See fewer
4
Sumi Mutoh
Chisa Yomoda Chisa Yomoda   See fewer
3
Julie Maddalena
Child / Shou Masatsugu / Additional Voices Child / Shou Masatsugu / Additional Voices   See fewer
3
Steve Apostolina
Additional Voices Additional Voices   See fewer
3
Susumu Chiba
Delivery Man / Cop Delivery Man / Cop   See fewer
3
Michiko Neya
Keiko Yoshii / Lain's teacher Keiko Yoshii / Lain's teacher   See fewer
3
Ty Webb
Additional Voices Additional Voices   See fewer
3
Haruka Tsunezumi
Little Girl / Little Girl (Child Voice) Little Girl / Little Girl (Child Voice)   See fewer
2
Rachael Harris
Shoko Masatsugu / Young Mother Shoko Masatsugu / Young Mother   See fewer
2
Paul St. Peter
Narrator / Voice on WIRED Narrator / Voice on WIRED   See fewer
2
Tom Fahn
Additional Voices Additional Voices   See fewer
2
Michael Lindsay
Delivery Man Delivery Man   See fewer
2
Bill Timoney
Additional Voices Additional Voices   See fewer
2
Tom Konkle
Additional Voices Additional Voices   See fewer
2
Ken Narita
Arisu's Teacher / Teacher Arisu's Teacher / Teacher   See fewer
2
2
Michaline Babich
Additional Voices Additional Voices   See fewer
2
Brad Sergi
Accella Boy / Accella User / Suicidal Boy Accella Boy / Accella User / Suicidal Boy   See fewer
2
Dyanne DiRosario
Additional Voices Additional Voices   See fewer
2
Shigeru Shibuya
Office Man / Takuyoshi Office Man / Takuyoshi   See fewer
2
Cecilia Elam
Additional Voices Additional Voices   See fewer
2
Eriko Kawasaki
Shoko Masatsugu / Young Mother Shoko Masatsugu / Young Mother   See fewer
2
Lynn Fischer
Actress Actress   See fewer
2
Gracie Moore
Additional Voices / Juri Kato Additional Voices / Juri Kato   See fewer
2
2
Kenji Kobayashi
Announcer / News Voice Announcer / News Voice   See fewer
2
Natsumi Asaoka
Secretary Secretary   See fewer
2
Eiichiro Suzuki
Tachibana Employee / Multi-Tenant Building Man / Parking Garage Man Tachibana Employee / Multi-Tenant Building Man / Parking Garage Man   See fewer
2
Shinpei Adachi
Child / Shou Masatsugu Child / Shou Masatsugu   See fewer
2
Jin Horikawa
Old Man Old Man   See fewer
2
Mikako Satô
Woman #2 / Young Woman Woman #2 / Young Woman   See fewer
2
Susan Chavez
Additional Voices Additional Voices   See fewer
2
Shigeru Chiba
Nezumi Nezumi   See fewer
1
Ayako Kurosaki
Woman's Voice Woman's Voice   See fewer
1
Keichi Igarashi
Young Boy A Young Boy A   See fewer
1
Kenji Nojima
Young Boy B Young Boy B   See fewer
1
Miki Itô
Little Girl (Adult Voice) Little Girl (Adult Voice)   See fewer
1
Kazuhiko Inoue
Man's Voice Man's Voice   See fewer
1
Madoka Akita
Actress Actress   See fewer
1
Michael Forest
Professor Hodgeson Professor Hodgeson   See fewer
1
Richard Epcar
Wired Informant Wired Informant   See fewer
1
Michael Gregory
Idol / Totem Idol / Totem   See fewer
1
Sherry Lynn
Little Girl with Teddy Bear Little Girl with Teddy Bear   See fewer
1
Dan Woren
Chesire Cat Poser / Mouth Chesire Cat Poser / Mouth   See fewer
1
Fumihiko Tachiki
Probation Officer Probation Officer   See fewer
1
1
1
Kevin Seymour
Additional Voices Additional Voices   See fewer
1
Carol Stanzione
Voice on Wired Voice on Wired   See fewer
1
1
1
Jin Yamanoi
Middle-aged Man Middle-aged Man   See fewer
1
Takashi Taniguchi
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
1
1
Paul Stephen
Additional Voices Additional Voices   See fewer
1
Takashi Matsuo
Cheshire Cat Poser / Mouth Cheshire Cat Poser / Mouth   See fewer
1
1
Emi Sagara
Actress Actress   See fewer
1
Masashi Sugawara
Man's Voice Man's Voice   See fewer
1
1
Akari
Actress Actress   See fewer
1
1
1
Yayoi Yoshida
Actress Actress   See fewer
1
Rona Bellini
Additional Voices Additional Voices   See fewer
1
1
1
Ken Shiroma
Woman's Voice Woman's Voice   See fewer
1
Akiko
High School Girl High School Girl   See fewer
1
1
1
Chieko Kitajima
Actress Actress   See fewer
1
Hiroaki Ishikawa
Apartment Man / Freeter Apartment Man / Freeter   See fewer
1
1
1
1
1
Satsuki Tsuzumi
Young Woman Young Woman   See fewer
1
1
1
Hikaru Miyata
Professor Hodgeson Professor Hodgeson   See fewer
1
1
Daiki Nakamura
Man in Black Man in Black   See fewer
Florence Nighty
Additional Voices Additional Voices   See fewer
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