hate it because it's popular? What are you, an idiot?
Don't get me wrong, I hate Elfen Shit. But because it is a really terrible crapfest aimed at angsty 13 year old kids, with terrible animation, OST (disregarding the kind of OK opening), character development, overall story and manga, and because it's got, as >>13647575
already pointed out, plotholes like swiss cheese.
But hating it just because it's popular is stupid.