Protocol is an anime episode of Serial Experiments Lain that was released on 08/31/1998

Throughout the episode, background information is being shown from "archives" about the Roswell incident, MJ-12, Vannevar Bush, MEMEX, Xanadu, John C. Lilly, the Schumann resonance, and Eiri Masami. During that time, Lain gets a microchip from JJ, the DJ from the Cyberia nightclub. She then asks Taro on a "date", to ask him about it. After being scared to death, he admits it is code made to disrupt human memory, made by Knights. He takes their defense, but admits not knowing much about them.

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Lain Iwakura ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Masami Eiri ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
JJ ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Yasuo Iwakura ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Miho Iwakura ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Mika Iwakura ( x ) ( x ) ( x )
Taro ( x ) ( x ) ( x )


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Ryutaro Nakamura Director An animator and director, best known for directing Serial Experiments Lain, Kino's Journey and Ghost Hound.
Yoshitoshi Abe Original Concept
Akihiko Nishiyama Episode Director
Chiaki J. Konaka Writer A writer known for the script to the shows Serial Experiments Lain and Digimon Tamers.
Masahiro Sekiguchi Animation Director


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