This Series Glossary utilizes brief descriptions of terms directly and notably associated with the characters, situations, and locations of Elfen Lied. Please refrain from writing descriptions that are over two lines long.
Maple House - The former restaurant that is the living quarters of the main cast and one of the series' central locations; also known as Kaede House, or Kaede-Sou as Kaede is Japanese for Maple. Owned by Yuka's Parents.
Medical Facility - Seemingly the central health and recovery center in-series for the injured and ill.
Original Diclonii - The origins of the Kakuzawa family; A clan of Humans born with fleshy protruding horns atop their heads, persecuted by other Japanese in medieval times; Mistakenly believed they were true Diclonius.
Orphanage - A part of Japan's network of Children's Welfare Facilities; As a child, Lucy was miserable there, treated with disdain by staff and students alike; the events here forged her hatred of humanity.
Sasuke Inari Shrine - A major shrine from the days of the Kamakura Shogunate; chiefly noted in-series for being the site of a major intimate moment between Kouta and Yuka.
Sea Candle - The tower and lighthouse on Enoshima Island that figured prominently in the finales of both the manga and anime versions of the series.
SIG-Sauer P226 - A sidearm used by police and SAT members; Bando threatens a teammate with one.
Silpelit Diclonii - The secondary group of Diclonius, sterile and rapidly aging, meant to infect human males with the reproductive virus that creates more Diclonii; Most Diclonii in the series are Silpelits, like Nana.
Special Assault Team - The cream of the elite of the Japanese Self-Defense Forces, well-equipped and trained and skilled enough to deal with any threat - except Lucy.