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Tengen Toppa Gurren-Lagann is a TV series that aired in Japan in 2007. Created by Gainax, it is directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi with mechanical designs by Yoh Yoshinari, character designs by Atsushi Nishigori and a score by Taku Iwasaki. Set in a far future where people are forced to live underground, the story focuses on Simon, a boy with an affinity for drilling who discovers a lost mecha. Heading to the surface with his best friend Kamina, Simon embarks on what will become an intergalactic struggle. A Japan-exclusive mini episode was included with a Nintendo DS game. The series was followed by a pair of movie adaptations. It aired in North America on the Sci-Fi channel and was originally released on home video by Bandai Entertainment. It has since been re-released directly by producer Aniplex.


Gurren-Lagann Info

Hiroyuki Imaishi

Kazuki Nakashima
Hiroshi Yamaguchi
Shouji Saeki
Kurasumi Sunayama
Masahiko Otsuko

Mechanical Designer(s):
Yoh Yoshinari

Character Designer:
Atsushi Nishigori

Musical Composer:
Taku Iwasaki

27 episodes; 2 compilation movies

Japan 04.01.2007 – 09.30.2007
U.S. 07.28.2008 – 11.11.2008

Theatrical Release:
Japan 07.01.2008 – 04.25.2009


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