Serial Experiments Lain Quotes



Anime News Network : Lain Iwakura appears to be an ordinary girl, with almost no experience with computers. Yet the sudden suicide of a schoolmate, and a number of strange occurrences, conspire to pull Lain into the world of the Wired, where she gradually learns that nothing is what it seems to be… not even Lain herself.


If you’re not remembered, then you never existed.
Iwakura Lain (Serial Experiments Lain)

Mankind is a creature that no longer evolves, is it not? One theory says that man is a neoteny and is no longer able to evolve. If this is true, then what an absurd creature mankind has evolved into. Not knowing what it is that drives them they keep their bodies merely to satisfy the desires of the flesh. They’re worthless, don’t you think? That’s all mankind is. Eiri Masami (Serial Experiments Lain)

What isn’t remembered never happened. Memory is merely a record. You just need to re-write that record.
On the Last Episode (Serial Experiments Lain)

When humans are connected, small voices will become larger. When humans are connected, even life will get longer so… (Serial Experiments Lain)

There was no reason for me to stay in the real world any longer. In the real world, it didn’t matter if I was there or not. When I realized that, I was no longer afraid of losing my body.
Chisa Yomoda (Serial Experiments Lain)

If you can hear it, then it’s speaking to you. And if you can see it, then it’s yours to have.
Episode Intro (Serial Experiments Lain)