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The scientist who invented the original system used in [[KIDS]]. He appears briefly in [[Layer 06]] to discuss his findings with [[Lain]]. Lain strongly disapproves of his actions.
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The scientist who invented the original [[KIDS]] system used in the infamous Kensington Experiment. He appears briefly in [[Layer 06]] to discuss his findings with [[Lain]]. Lain strongly disapproves of his actions.
  
He may have been based on an unidentified scientist in real life.
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In [[Chiaki Konaka|Konaka]]'s [[Scenario Experiments Lain]], a footnote says Hodgeson is named after [[Wikipedia:Charles Lutwidge Dodgson|Charles Dodgson]], and ''not'' [[Wikipedia:William Hope Hodgson|William Hope Hodgson]]. Though similarities between Dodgson and Professor Hodgeson may not be immediately apparent, closer inspection reveals that they had at least two things in common. First, they both believed in psychic powers such as extrasensory perception and telekinesis; Dodgson was a member of the [[Wikipedia:Society for Psychical Research|Society for Psychical Research]]. Second, they both liked to play with kids.
  
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Latest revision as of 20:30, 2 January 2016

Professor Hodgeson
Professor hodgeson.jpg
Information
Gender Male
Age
Family
Affiliation
NAVI
Debut Layer 06
Featured in Anime
Location Wired
Voice Actor(s) Hikaru Miyata (Japanese), Alfred Thor (English)

The scientist who invented the original KIDS system used in the infamous Kensington Experiment. He appears briefly in Layer 06 to discuss his findings with Lain. Lain strongly disapproves of his actions.

In Konaka's Scenario Experiments Lain, a footnote says Hodgeson is named after Charles Dodgson, and not William Hope Hodgson. Though similarities between Dodgson and Professor Hodgeson may not be immediately apparent, closer inspection reveals that they had at least two things in common. First, they both believed in psychic powers such as extrasensory perception and telekinesis; Dodgson was a member of the Society for Psychical Research. Second, they both liked to play with kids.

Characters of the Serial Experiments Lain anime
Iwakura Family
Iwakura LainIwakura MihoIwakura MikaIwakura Yasuo
School
Kato JuriMizuki AliceYamamoto ReikaYomoda ChisaAlice's teacherLain's teacher
Cyberia
JJMasayukiMyu-MyuTaro
Conspiracy
Masami EiriMasatsugu ShokoTakuyoshi MasuokaFreeterMen in Black
Other
Cheshire CatProf. HodgesonNezumiMasatsugu Shou