Gainax Honors Mecha in Latest "Gurren Lagann" Tribute Illustration

Model kit packaging illustrator draws rush of Gunmen

The month of tributes to Gurren Lagann on Gainax's site, coordinated with show re-airing on Japanese TV and Blu-ray set's announcement, continues this week with a look at the series' mecha from model kit packing illustrator funbolt




Promotion for the Blu-rays has been heating up too


 the ¥63,000/$730 box features 15 discs, 10 Blu-Ray and 5 audio CDs with the following:


10 BDs encompassing all the video features from the series.
27 TV episodes (English Sub/Dub)
2 movies (English Sub)
2 Works features
"Pieces of sweet stars" feature
Picture Drama/Event footage from the event held prior to the movies
DS OVA Episode 5.5
Video extras: Textless OP/ED (both TV/movies), "Youko Goes! A Study of Anime at Gainax" (might be translated differently by Bandai), Opening Day Stage Greetings for movies, Gurren Lagann Inspection, Staff Interviews, and more!
All of this (except the live action footage) has been re-filmed in HD under the supervision of Hiroyuki Imaishi.

The set also comes with 5 CDs:
A newly written story by Kazuki Nakashima
"A Shining Example of a Gurren Lagaan" (drama CD included with the TV series LE DVDs)
"Idiot Men!" (drama CD included with the first movie's LE DVD)
"We're Men!" (drama CD included with the second movie's LE DVD)
Original music from the Works 2 and Pieces of sweet stars features


Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.


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