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Tengen toppa gurren lagann 

Two friends, Simon and Kamina, become the symbols of rebellion against the powerful Spiral King, who forced mankind into subterranean villages.
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Kana Asumi ...
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 Leeron Littner 27 episodes, 2007-2008
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Dave Bridges ...
 Kamina (Animax Dub) 27 episodes, 2007-2008
Yukari Fukui ...
 Nia Teppelin 27 episodes, 2007-2008
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 Old Nia Teppelin 27 episodes, 2007-2008
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Tetsuya Kakihara ...
Katsuyuki Konishi ...
Andrea Kwan ...
 Nia Teppelin (Animax dub) 27 episodes, 2007-2008
David Lee McKinney ...
 Simon (Animax Dub) 27 episodes, 2007-2008
Daiki Nakamura ...
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 Narrator / ... 27 episodes, 2007-2008
Masaya Onosaka ...
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 Lord Genome / ... 27 episodes, 2007-2008
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 Yoko Littner 27 episodes, 2007-2008
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Rina Satô ...
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Kishô Taniyama ...
Kana Ueda ...
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 Kamina (ADV Dub) 27 episodes, 2007-2008
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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. Written by ANN

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Trivia

Though they both look much different in age, both Simon and Yoko are actually 14 years old in the first half of the anime. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Kamina: Who in the hell do you think I am?
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Connections

Referenced in Samurai Jack: Episode CI (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

happily ever after
Ending theme (episode #16)
Performed by Shôko Nakagawa
Lyrics by meg rock
Music and arrangement by Katsuhiko Kurosu
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A True Master Piece..
5 December 2015 | by See all my reviews

I'm speechless.. this show has left an enormous hole in my heart, i feel like a pet or family member has just died after finishing the last episode just knowing that its over. This is possibly the deepest anime or show I've ever seen, it speaks on so many levels. I didn't think a show could have so much substance. I put off watching this show for about 2 years because i knew it was a "mecha" genre and i can't stand that type with very few exceptions, i believe that to be one of my biggest regrets. This show is a master piece in every aspect, there's not much more i can say that can sum it up better than that. The story is absolutely amazing from episode one to the very end, the animation style is breath taking and my favorite from any style. The music is crazy, its perfect in every way. The opening and ending themes are catchy and you can just sit there and listen to it endlessly and the voice acting is spectacular. And for any people that are like me and are thinking of passing it up because "mecha" this is one title you absolutely need to take a leap of faith with and i am 100% positive you'll fall in love with this show, it doesn't even feel like your typical mecha show even slightly. There's not much more i can add without getting into the show itself, i'll just add this is what every anime or show in general should stride to be.

5/5 Why? It IS perfection (imo). The story is just..perfect. The artwork and animation is just so good i want to throw up from excitement, and the music matches it all perfectly. I literally can't think of a single thing i disliked about this show. Do NOT pass this up, it'll become one of your favorites.


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