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Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann  
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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.


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Associated Names
天元突破 グレンラガン
天元突破 紅蓮螺巖
Break-Through Heaven Gurren Lagann
Gurren Lagann
Tengen Toppa Gurren-Lagann

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Status in Country of Origin
10 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1

User Reviews


User Rating
Average: 7.8 / 10.0 (146 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.59 / 10.0
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 11% (16 votes)
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 5% (7 votes)

Last Updated
March 25th 2016, 7:58am PST



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Serialized In (magazine)
Comic Dengeki Daioh (MediaWorks)
Dengeki Comic Gao! (MediaWorks)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Bandai Entertainment (6 Volumes - Defunct)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #1023 increased(+56)
Monthly Pos #1996 increased(+318)
3 Month Pos #2870 increased(+811)
6 Month Pos #4299 decreased(-179)

List Stats
On 534 reading lists
On 461 wish lists
On 84 completed lists
On 43 unfinished lists
On 117 custom lists

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One of the best   
Rating: N/A
by RocketDive
August 15th, 2012, 12:05am
Still my favorite anime shows of all time after many years. Though when it comes to deciding between the manga and the anime, it's a toss up. Each had it qualities. I think I may enjoy the anime more because, of GAINAX's great animation job, it makes it more visually appealing. However, the manga does have a few things that the anime left out. So whether you've seen the anime before or want to watch it, it's probably best to read the manga first, since it goes into more detail plot-wise.

... Last updated on August 15th, 2012, 12:06am
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by 1Mango1
June 13th, 2011, 12:27pm
The anime was epic Kinda ruined it by showing them all old and shit would have been better if they weren't
you know just to leave the rest open for imagination

Maybe an actual feature length film type thing, but alright
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Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by Gipsa
April 25th, 2011, 11:45am
I think that the genre Tragedy must be put on. Personally I don't like that genre and now I feeling deceive from the manga. I watch anime too and I don't like it. If someone of u expect happy ending u can forget about it.
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review is mostly based on the anime   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Brainskull
March 17th, 2009, 9:05pm
Like stated above the review is mostly based on the anime, which has great animation/drawing, characters, and story. The manga seems like it will stay true to the anime, and the drawing is right there, so thumbs up.
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Ok this is about anime ending, will not say what exactly it is but it is sad. The ending is pretty much out of the 3 main characters that started the revolution, the 2 remaining go through the most/ loose the most and receive the least in the end or i should say they choose to receive the least. They pretty much fade away which is sad.
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by misscookie68
November 29th, 2008, 2:19am
I watched the anime, collected the dvds, and started reading the manga. Its just AMAZING! Completely worth reading/watching, The plot just just keeps getting better and better by each episode and chapter. The art is very unique you just gotta love it, my rating is at least 20/10.
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by NochiTheReaper
June 19th, 2008, 4:07pm
This was such an amazing anime, you just have to see it. The manga is great, too. The storyline is interesting and never boring. The art is awesome, and the characters are unique and just brilliant. There's tons of character development. It can be a little predictable, but there are still plenty of plot-twists to keep you intrested.

One of the best animes I've ever seen, be sure not to miss it!
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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Heiji
December 25th, 2007, 11:55am
I've watched the anime and started the manga (which is strongly similar).
apparently they are the same plot wise, but the manga will be more in-depth and explain some things, so I'm hoping for the best!

anime was absolutely amazing. don't skip on it
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Rating: N/A
by HolyAvenger
November 7th, 2007, 11:06am
It's Gurren-Lagann, that's enough for an 11/10. I love how they achieved not killing the character designs.
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