Denno Coil
, Coil — A Circle of Children, is a Japanese science fiction
Science fiction
Science fiction is a genre of fiction dealing with imaginary but more or less plausible content such as future settings, futuristic science and technology, space travel, aliens, and paranormal abilities...

is the Japanese abbreviated pronunciation of "animation". The definition sometimes changes depending on the context. In English-speaking countries, the term most commonly refers to Japanese animated cartoons....

 television series depicting a near future where semi-immersive
Immersion (virtual reality)
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 augmented reality
Augmented reality
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 (AR) technology has just begun to enter the mainstream. The series takes place in the fictional city of Daikoku, a hotbed of AR development with an emerging city-wide virtual infrastructure. It follows a group of children as they use AR glasses to unravel the mysteries of the half real, half Internet
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 city, using a variety of illegal software tools, techniques, and virtual pets to manipulate the digital landscape.

Dennō Coil, in development for over a decade, is the series director debut of Japanese animator Mitsuo Iso
Mitsuo Iso
Mitsuo Iso is a Japanese key animator, designer, anime screenwriter and director.His work mainly includes key animation starting in the late 1980s. Iso is known for his offbeat key animation in the prologue of Gundam 0080, large portions of Asuka's battle in The End of Evangelion and the first...


I know its bacon... but what have you done to it?! Joanne Greenwald... the girl with the antennae on her face?

I'm real sorry your mom blew up, Ricky.

She only speaks French, Roy. She doesn't speak imbecile.

[why he can't pay the paper boy] Uh, my brother, this morning, got his arm caught in the microwave, and my grandmother, she dropped acid and freaked out and hijaked a schoolbus full of...penguins.

I gotta go, the Christmas tree is on fire. [hangs up the phone.]

I've been going to this high school for seven and a half years! I'm no dummy!

This is pure snow. It's everywhere! Do you have any idea what the street value of this mountain is?

Dying when you're not really sick is really sick, you know. Really!

[giving skiing instructions] Go that way, really fast. If something gets in your way, turn.

Beth Truss: She dates the basketball team. Not certain members of the team, Lane, the whole team!