The weekend is off to an earth-shattering start as Crunchyroll adds three anime titles from Aniplex to the ever-growing library of streaming video, including Ghost Slayers Ayashi, R.O.D -The TV, and… Gurren Lagann! Read on for full details!
The Gurren Lagann fifth anniversary revival comes to North America with Aniplex importing the Blu-ray set, to be released on June 26th for $669.98, and DVD box, to be released on May 14th for $174.98. Art for the top box, bottom box and digipack have started to circulated Japanese web sites. Get a look after the jump.
Gainax's Gurren Lagann celebration continues this week with new guest tribute art from Mari Shimazaki, best known as the character designer of Bayonetta. I'm not sure that what it's implying about some of the character is entirely canonical, but the work in question is definitely great looking. Check it out after the jump.
April 21st is a shared birthday for two voice actors, Katsuyuki Konishi and Hiro Shimono! Konishi visited the US a few times and some of you may have met him at conventions. Shimono is famous for his love of Karaage, Japanese fried chicken, other than his acting. Come celebrate their birthdays after the jump!
The Gurren Lagann fifth anniversary revival comes to North America with Aniplex importing the Blu-ray set, to be released on June 26th for $669.98, and DVD box, to be released on May 14th for $174.98. Get a look at Aniplex's newly posted trailer after the jump.
Sometimes fans get to enjoy the singing talents of certain voice actors in the openings and endings of anime and character songs, and many of them display great singing skills. Goo Ranking posted the result of the Top 10 Voice Actors Who Can Sing, as voted on by NTT customers in Japan. See the result after the jump!
Gainax is back to tapping former staffers for their series of Gurren Lagann revival tributes. This time, it's sakuga-fan favorite Sushio, whose work can be seen in spotlighted in episode 15 and movies, as well as the Rebuild of Evangelion movies, the finale of Diebuster, the Mamoru Hosoda directed sixth One Piece movie, and the animated segment of Kill Bill. Get a look at his new Gurren Lagann piece after the jump.
Aniplex of America had some huge news for attendees of its Sakura-Con panel earlier today. Along with the confirmation of the Valvrave the Liberator stream, the company also confirmed that it would re-release Gurren Lagann on home video in a new DVD boxset as well as releasing the Japanese Blu-Ray boxset slated for later this Spring. Hit the jump for all of the details
In this year's series of Gurren Lagann revival tributes, Gainax has brought in staffers, as well as artists known for their mecha illustrations. After bringing in an ero artist in the last post, another interesting and unexpected artist was featured in the latest. The '90s are back with Rui Araizumi, artist on the Slayers light novels and manga, offering another take on the mecha series. Get a look after the jump.
In this year's series of Gurrem Lagann revival tributes, Gainax has brought in current and former staffers, artists known for their Gundam illustrations and, now, an ero artist. Kohaku Sumeragi from the L. L. Milk circle has contributed to a host of eroge games, as well as adult dounjinshi parodies of Sailor Moon, Monster Hunter, Dragon Quest and the like. See his Gurren Lagann work after the jump.
Shigeto Koyama, who has recently been busy with some of the fabulous concepts in Inferno Cop, as well as offering some new designs to the Star Driver movie, made a brief return to his Gainax work to offer the latest tribute Gurren Lagann. The studio has been running a series of staff and guest illustrations on its official site, coordinated with the series re-airing and its upcoming Blu-ray release. Get a look after the jump.
Animator/character designer Atsushi Nishigori (Gurren Lagann, Panty and Stocking) was back at Gainax this week for the latest in the studio series of tributes to Gurren Lagann - coordinated with the series re-airing and its upcoming Blu-ray release. Get a look at the hot work after the jump.
After a couple weeks of Medaka Box staff work and the like, Gainax has returned to posting Gurren Lagann tributes in their site's weekly welcome illustration. The latest piece is quite a stunner. Naochika Morishita, an illustrator on ancillary Gundam material such as cards and packaging for games and model kits, has lent his impressive skill to a Kamina versus Viral duel. Get a look after the jump.
The Gurren Lagann collaborations with fashion brand galaxy offered an alternative take on the mecha anime's character that emphasized a day-glow pop. Phat Company has now used Sushio's designs form the galaxxy Present Gurren Lagann Exhibition for an adorable new Nia figure. Get a look after the jump.
Crunchy News contributor John Zabate strikes back with humorous survey of anime characters that just completely steal the show from the main protagonist, which includes pokes at Gundam¸ Gurren Lagann, and more. Read on after the jump!