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Season 1

13 Jul. 1999
Weird
People are getting emails from a girl that killed herself last week (Chisa Yomoda), which claim that she only gave up her body, but is actually still alive inside the Wired, and that God is also there. After getting one of these emails, the introverted Lain becomes interested in computers and she ask her father for a new NAVI.
 
13 Jul. 1998
Girls
Accela - a designer drug born of nanotechnology - is a big hit with the club kids, but what's that got to do with Lain? Only a madman who painted the dance floor with blood can answer that question - and he's dead.
 
20 Jul. 1998
Psyche
Lain has questions about a computer chip someone left in her locker, and her Dad's not talking. Some kids at the club say they know all about it - but they want a piece of Lain's wired wild side.
 
27 Jul. 1998
Religion
The more involved with computers she becomes, the more Lain begins to transform. In the cybernetic cocoon that was once her room, she's hard at work blurring the lines between reality and the wired.
 
3 Aug. 1998
Distortion
Lain's friends suspect her involvement in a series of computer errors that caused a lethal traffic accident. Meanwhile, her sister is haunted by mysterious messages demanding that she "fulfill the prophecy".
 
10 Aug. 1998
Kids
When an image of herself appears in the clouds, the "real" Lain enters the wired on a search for answers. Her quest leads to a "child-killer" scientist whose devious work is being exploited by the Knights.
 
17 Aug. 1998
Society
Covert agents in black suits take Lain in for questioning. When the interrogation hits too close to home, Lain flips from real to wired in the blink of an eye.
 
24 Aug. 1998
Rumors
Lain's unsavory behavior within the wired turns her into an outcast at school. Confused and alone, Lain investigates her own cyber-lifestyle only to be shocked by a voyeuristic incarnation of herself.
 
31 Aug. 1998
Protocol
A DJ at the club passes Lain a plain brown envelope containing a computer chip of unknown origins. Hoping to learn more about the clandestine technology, Lain abducts a young boy for a "date."
 
7 Sep. 1998
Love
Lain encounters a man who call himself the "god" of the wired, and members of the Knights all across the world log on to participate in a cryptic mass suicide.
 
14 Sep. 1998
Infornography
Lain risks a meltdown by uploading a Navi clone into her own brain. Later, the border between reality and the wired is threatened when Lain forces the world forget a secret that never should have been revealed.
 
21 Sep. 1998
Landscape
"God" preaches that our bodies are simply an obstacle preventing the evolution of mankind. An exhausted Lain appears willing to sacrifice her own flesh and blood until Alice convinces her to take a stand against the digitalized deity.
 
28 Sep. 1998
Ego
Lain's guilt over the havoc caused by her interaction within the wired provokes her to take drastic - and irreversible - action.
 

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