Two university students come across a seemingly harmless girl named Lucy, unaware that she's actually a mutant serial killer with a split personality.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Sanae Kobayashi ...
 Lucy / ... (13 episodes, 2004)
Chihiro Suzuki ...
 Kota (13 episodes, 2004)
Mamiko Noto ...
 Yuka (13 episodes, 2004)
Adam Conlon ...
 Kohta (13 episodes, 2004)
Nancy Novotny ...
 Yuka (13 episodes, 2004)
Kira Vincent-Davis ...
 Lucy / ... (13 episodes, 2004)
Emiko Hagiwara ...
 Mayu (12 episodes, 2004)
Yuki Matsuoka ...
 Nana (12 episodes, 2004)
Hitomi Nabatame ...
 Shirakawa / ... (12 episodes, 2004)
Osamu Hosoi ...
 Kurama (11 episodes, 2004)
Masakazu Kohara ...
 Researcher / ... (10 episodes, 2004)
Jôji Nakata ...
 Bando / ... (8 episodes, 2004)
Kinryû Arimoto ...
 Chief Kakuzawa (7 episodes, 2004)
Maria Yamamoto ...
 Kanae / ... (6 episodes, 2004)
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University students Kohta and Yuka (Kohta's cousin) save a Diclonius girl called "Lucy" when they see her naked in a beach. In fact "Lucy" is a serial killer who is being searched by the government but they are not aware of who "Lucy" really is because her personality is split. Written by j4x

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Two of the main voice actors, Cynthia Martinez (Mayu) and Adam Conlon (Kohta) both appeared in Voices of a Distant Star (2002) as the two main characters. See more »

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Kurama: Warmth and love. I'm the one who took everything from you...
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Featured in AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture (2005) See more »

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Lyrics, Music, and Arrangements by Kayo Konishi & Yukio Kondô
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One of the most beautiful animes ever
3 November 2005 | by (Monterrey, Mexico) – See all my reviews

First of all, I don't presume myself to be an Otaku or some sort of Anime/Manga Highlord, however this is THE single best anime I have ever seen and I have seen quite a few. If you are like me and enjoy animes that are not as long (Only 13 episodes plus a 25 min OVA!) and can stand some violence and can look at female nudity without going all childish and horny about it this anime is for you. It has a very deep story, along with the best anime song I have ever heard... after watching the anime I got into reading the manga and all, it is a very rich story and it is very beautifully directed. Also if you got nothing to do one day you can easily watch it in its entirety, fall in love, laugh, and cry with the characters. If you enjoyed Evangelion you will most certainly enjoy this, and it is better than Evangelion.


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