Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann

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  • TV-14
  • 2007
  • 1 Season
  • 8.3  (20,767)

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann is an action-packed anime series that follows the adventures of a group of humans who live in an underground village. The show is set in a post-apocalyptic world where the humans are forced to live underground to escape the dangers of the surface world.

The protagonist of the show is a young boy named Simon, who is a digger and discovers a mysterious object while excavating. The object, known as a "core drill," is then used to pilot the mecha robot known as Lagann. Along with his friend Kamina, Simon sets out to explore the surface world and fight against the menacing Beastmen who have been terrorizing the humans.

Throughout the show, Simon and Kamina are joined by a colorful cast of characters who become part of their team. These include Yoko, a skilled sniper who fights with a large rifle; Viral, a Beastman who becomes a complex foe to the team; and Nia, a princess who joins the group later in the show.

One of the defining features of Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann is the use of the mecha robots that the characters pilot. These robots, called Gunmen, are powered by spirals, which are a manifestation of the fighting spirit of the pilots. The Gunmen can also combine to create even more powerful mechas, such as the titular Gurren Lagann.

The show also features spectacular battles between the characters and their enemies, with each battle becoming more intense and impressive as the show progresses. The stakes are high, and the fate of the world hangs in the balance as the team fights to defeat the Beastmen and save humanity.

The animation style of Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann is bold and colorful, with dynamic action sequences that are a delight to watch. The characters are distinct, with each having their own unique personality and fighting style. The voice acting is top-notch, with Katsuyuki Konishi, Andrea Kwan, and Marina Inoue bringing their characters to life in a compelling way.

Overall, Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann is a thrilling anime series that is sure to captivate anyone who loves action and adventure. With its well-developed characters, exciting battles, and engaging storyline, it is a must-watch for any fan of the genre.

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (27 episodes). The series first aired on April 1, 2007.

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The Lights in the Sky Are Stars
27. The Lights in the Sky Are Stars
September 30, 2007
At last, Simon and Nia are reunited, and by combining the power of its members, Team Dai-Gurren creates the galaxy-sized Tengen Toppa Gurren-Lagann, and engage the Anti-Spiral threat in a decisive battle to determine the fate of the universe.
Lets Go Buddy
26. Lets Go Buddy
September 23, 2007
After finally transforming their flagship into the Super Galactic Gurren-Lagann, Simon and his friends successfully fight back against the enemy. When their enemy starts to use their own memories and desires against them, Kamina reappears to help.
I Accept Your Last Wish
25. I Accept Your Last Wish
September 16, 2007
Team Dai-Gurren struggles to escape from the ocean of despair created by the Anti-Spirals without success, until history repeats itself, as another irreplaceable member of the Team sacrifices himself to save the others.
I Will Never Forget This Minute This Second
24. I Will Never Forget This Minute This Second
September 9, 2007
Guided by Simon and Nia's feelings for each other, Team Dai-Gurren break through dimensions in search for the Anti-Spirals' homeworld. But after falling into the enemy's trap, they end up losing some of their members, due to its vicious offensive.
Lets Go This Is the Final Battle
23. Lets Go This Is the Final Battle
September 2, 2007
The members of Team Dai-Gurren make their preparations for the imminent war against the Anti-Spirals, but Rossiu is missing. However, when Kinon tells Simon about what he really intends to do, both start to look desperately for him.
This Is My Final Duty
22. This Is My Final Duty
August 26, 2007
The Gurren-Lagann and the Arc-Gurren join together to form the massive Arc-Gurren-Lagann and stop the Human Annihilation System.
You Are Someone Who Ought to Survive
21. You Are Someone Who Ought to Survive
August 19, 2007
One year earlier, Yoko starts working as a schoolteacher on an island until she learns of the situation at Teppelin and returns to break Simon free. Once again reunited, Simon and the members of Team Dai-Gurren launch themselves into space.
How Far Will God Test Us
20. How Far Will God Test Us
August 12, 2007
As Simon arrives in prison, he unexpectedly meets Viral, who comments on how far he has fallen. Meanwhile, the truth about Rossiu's emergency plan and the consequences for those left behind on Earth are revealed.
We Will Survive by Any Means Necessary
19. We Will Survive by Any Means Necessary
August 5, 2007
To soothe the public opinion, Rossiu overthrows Simon and puts him under arrest. But when the Anti-Spirals launch a large-scale attack on Kamina City, he is left with no option but to let Simon engage the enemy using the Gurren-Lagann.
Tell Me the Secrets of This World
18. Tell Me the Secrets of This World
July 29, 2007
After the Anti-Spirals' first attack and Nia's astonishing announcement, Simon looks desperately for her, while Rossiu finally completes his secret project.
You Dont Know Anything
17. You Dont Know Anything
July 22, 2007
During the following seven years, a new civilization rises and prospers under Simon's leadership. However, these peaceful times come to end when the threat mentioned in Lordgenome's last words starts to reveal itself.
Compilation Episode
16. Compilation Episode
July 15, 2007
This episode recaps the events that happened in episodes 1 through 15, including the battles won and lives lost for the resilient Team Dai-Gurren.
I Will Head Towards Tomorrow
15. I Will Head Towards Tomorrow
July 8, 2007
The last of the Divine Generals fall, and the city of Teppelin collapses, revealing a Gunman of gigantic proportions. Simon and Nia struggle to pass through it in order to confront her father, the Spiral King himself.
Well Met Everyone
14. Well Met Everyone
July 1, 2007
At last, Team Dai-Gurren arrives at the outskirts of Teppelin, but before aiming to the city, they must face a combined full-scale attack of Cytomander and Guame's forces.
Eat Up, Everyone
13. Eat Up, Everyone
June 24, 2007
Trying to do her part in Team Dai-Gurren, Nia decides to become a cook, but just before the crew have a taste of her dishes, Cytomander, the fourth member of the Divine Generals, launches an aerial attack on the Dai-Gurren. Simon leads the counter-attack on the Gurren-Lagann, this time accompanied by Yoko, who replaces a sick Rossiu.
Yoko, Will You Do Me a Favor?
12. Yoko, Will You Do Me a Favor?
June 17, 2007
On their way to Teppelin, the Beastmen's capital city, Team Dai-Gurren stumbles upon a vast ocean and must wait for modifications on the Dai-Gurren to be completed before crossing it. While the rest of the group play at the beach, Yoko feels uneasy.
Simon, Hands Off
11. Simon, Hands Off
June 10, 2007
Team Dai-Gurren falls into a trap set by the third member of the Four Divine Generals, Guame. The Team is taken captive and stored underground to await execution. While digging an escape path, Simon finally understands Kamina's last words to him.
Who Is This Bro?
10. Who Is This Bro?
June 3, 2007
Having been temporarily spared by Adiane, another of the Four Divine Generals, Team Dai-Gurren uses the reprieve to reassess their situation. Nia learns of Kamina's significance in Simon's erratic behavior and offers him some stinging, yet honest advice.
What, Exactly, Is a Human?
9. What, Exactly, Is a Human?
May 27, 2007
Team Dai-Gurren is still mourning on Kamina's death. Simon notices a Gunman throw a capsule into a deep valley. He inspects it and is able to open it, and inside is a human girl named Nia, but their introduction is cut short when an enemy Gunman appears.
Later, Buddy
8. Later, Buddy
May 20, 2007
Having temporarily stalled Viral and Thymilph in the last skirmish, the Team Gurren and their newly arrived allies join forces as "Team Dai-Gurren" and launch a decisive strike against the regrouping Gunmen force.
You're Gonna Do It!!
7. You're Gonna Do It!!
May 13, 2007
Thymilph, one of the Four Divine Generals of the mysterious Spiral King, arrives to support Viral's Enki, with the massive mobile Gunmen fortress, the Dai-Ganzan. Kamina and Simon pilot the Gurren-Lagann against seemingly overwhelming odds.
Sit in the Hot Tub 'Til You're Sick
6. Sit in the Hot Tub 'Til You're Sick
May 6, 2007
Continuing to the Gunmen rallying point, Team Gurren finds themselves on a strange hot springs getaway.
I Don't Get It, Not One Bit!
5. I Don't Get It, Not One Bit!
April 29, 2007
Team Gurren must find their way out of a strange underground village where they worship Gunmen as divine beings.
Having Lots of Faces Doesn't Make You Great!
4. Having Lots of Faces Doesn't Make You Great!
April 22, 2007
Team Gurren must work together with the eccentric Black Syblings to take down a Beastman foe on empty stomachs.
Who Do You Think You Are, Having Two Faces!?
3. Who Do You Think You Are, Having Two Faces!?
April 15, 2007
Kamina and Simon must work together to defeat a dangerous new Beastman threat.
I Said I'm Gonna Pilot That Thing!
2. I Said I'm Gonna Pilot That Thing!
April 8, 2007
Now that they've made it to the surface, Simon and Kamina must join together with Yoko and her village to defeat the Beastmen pursuing them.
Bust Through the Heavens With Your Drill
1. Bust Through the Heavens With Your Drill
April 1, 2007
Living underground in Giha Village, Simon and Kamina dream of a life on the surface. When their home is invaded from above, it is up to them to activate the mysterious mecha Lagann and save their village.
Where to Watch Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann
Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann is available for streaming on the TV Tokyo website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann on demand at Amazon Prime, Netflix and Hulu.
  • Premiere Date
    April 1, 2007
  • IMDB Rating
    8.3  (20,767)