During the latest Tumblr Q&A for Adult Swim's Toonami block, a fan question about Gurren Lagann was announced in the most ideal of ways. Gainax's 2007 series is set to run on Toonami starting August 16 at 2:00am. More after the jump.
Aniplex of America has announced a slate of July releases that includes the Anohana movie, Silver Spoon and double feature packages of Gurren Lagann and Madoka Magica. Get the details after the jump.
Gainax's Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann is coming back! Okay, it's coming back as a stage play, but still… everything about that previous sentence is true. Office Endless recently announced the adaptation, with the play set to hit Tokyo this October. Read on for more.
You might remember the Kill La Kill "manservice" sketches that Kengo Saito, an animator on the opener and several episodes, Tweeted out before the series went on break. Today, he's back with something more feminine, dressing Satsuki-sama as Gurren Lagann's Spiral King's Four Supreme General Adiane the Elegant. Get a look after the jump.
Banpresto revealed the next line-up for its popular lottery series Ichiban Kuji titled "Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann: The Movie" on today November 7. The prize set contains a 23cm-tall Yoko Littner figure and various Gurren Lagann goods. Check the prizes after the jump.
While releases of fifth anniversary merchandise are planned for well into 2014, last weekend marked the sixth anniversary of the end of the Gurren Lagann TV series run. A lot of fans apparently regard that September 30th airing date as the anniversary of the SimoNia wedding, and you can see some of the tributes after the jump.
Monthly Comic Magazine HERO'S in Japan is currently offering a free preview of Gurren Lagann spin-off comic Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Otoko-ippiki hen on their site. Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Otoko-ippiki hen places Kamina as the main character in the story that is set in modern-day Japan. Read more for the link to the comic!
While Gurren Lagann debuted in April 2007, we're still seeing releases pinned to its fifth anniversary. A late and impressive example of this is Studio Half Eye's Perfect Transformation series model. SHE's figures are famous for their casting and faithfully capturing their subject's transformation capabilities. Such is the case with the 18.5cm Gurren Lagann, so hit the jump to check it out.
At this weekend's Otakon, Viz Media annoucned that they will be bringing back what was once on the most popular series in anime. Martial arts sex comedy Ranma 1/2 is set to return, with the anime coming to Neon Alley, Blu-ray and DVD, along with new reprints of the manga. Ranma 1/2 programming is also being planned for the upcoming New York Comic Con. More after the jump.
With next week's Blu-ray set release of Gurren Lagann, Gainax has brought back mechanical designer/animator animator Yoh Yoshinari to end their fifth anniversary tribute art series. The end is a more than a bit bittersweet as any of the series veterans have left for Trigger, with further connection to studio and material left very much in doubt. So, check out the last hurrah after the jump.