Two friends, Simon and Kamina, become the symbols of rebellion against the powerful Spiral King, who forced mankind into subterranean villages.
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 Simon (27 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Leeron Littner (27 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Rossiu (27 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Kamina (27 episodes, 2007-2008)
Tony Oliver ...
 Narrator / ... (27 episodes, 2007-2008)
Jamieson Price ...
 Lord Genome / ... (27 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Viral (27 episodes, 2007-2008)
Michelle Ruff ...
 Yoko Littner (27 episodes, 2007-2008)
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 Kiyoh (27 episodes, 2007-2008)
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In their closed-off underground village, Kamina and Simon chafe at the limits imposed by the village elder. Yet all this will change, when Simon stumbles across a fantastic device - just as the village's peace is broken by a violent intrusion. Written by ANN

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About 40% of the shows budget was reserved for the last few episodes so as not to run into the same problems Gainax had with Evangelion See more »

Quotes

Simon: Even if we were to be enslaved by the galaxy's cycle of rebirth...
Yoko: ...The feelings that were left behind will open the door!
Leeron: Even if the Infinite Universe was to go against us...
Viral: ...Our burning blood will cut through fate!
Dai-Gurren-Dan: We'll break through heaven and dimensions! We'll show you our path through force! TENGEN TOPPA GURREN-LAGANN! JUST WHO THE HELL DO YOU THINK WE ARE?
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happily ever after
Ending theme (episode #16)
Performed by Shôko Nakagawa
Lyrics by meg rock
Music and arrangement by Katsuhiko Kurosu
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In a world where humanity is forced underground by giant gunmen, a group of people fight back. GIGA DRILL BREAKAAAA
22 July 2014 | by (New york) – See all my reviews

Gurren lagann review Animation: 8.5/10, good but episode 4 is so ugly which lowers the overall score Music: 7/10, not bad not that good either Fights: 9.5/10, GIGA DRILL BREAK, Stuff blows up, BAMMA WOOOM Protagonist: 10/10, a cliché character ramped up to INSANE LEVELS Badass side character: 10/10, OMG BEST CHARACTER EVER, KAMINA IS BRILLIANT. WHO THE HELL DO YOU THINK I AM Antagonist: 9/10, really misunderstood The rest of the cast: 8/10, I don't care, except Yoko Story: 8.8/10, Interesting… Enjoyment: 9/10, I loved it Ending: 9/10, SO BEAUTIFUL, but that end credits scene depressed me.

Final verdict: 8.88/10, This series was truly amazing and I highly recommend watching it.


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