Serial Experiments Lain
Serial Experiments Lain is an Anime series created in 1998. It is a short series of only 13 episodes and I would argue that it could be considered as a work of art rather than as a tv show. The show covers an amazing array of topics and themes in a very cryptic and complex way. It is a very deep series and I cannot recommend it enough. There are many different interpretations and meanings inside the series and this series is definitely designed to be like that. For easy access here is a page of the relevant youtube videos for the series. Please discuss your own interpretations of the work in the comments section below.
These works are not hosted on this site and the assumption is that youtube is following legal protocol in hosting them itself. It should be noted that this series is rated M15+ (Mature Audiences due to Low Level Violence and Adult Themes) under the Australian rating system. If you enjoy S.E.L. please consider buying it to support the people who made it. Enjoy!