Copy Link Copied 16 Elfen Lied This heartbreaking tale of isolationism, othering, and bullying is incredibly dark and disturbing to watch at times. It tackles important social issues head-on and is highly-respected for its portrayal of these issues. There are moments in this show that will make you want to cry, scream, vomit, and pull the covers over your eyes. It opens up with a nude woman named Lucy just walking around and slaughtering several security guards with nothing but her mind. She had been kept isolated and experimented on, and once a security breach occurs, she exacts her revenge on everyone in the facility.