Gurren Lagann: Season 1 (2008)


Season 1
Gurren Lagann

Critics Consensus

This subterranean romp blazes on the screen with brilliant animation, charismatic characters, and subversive writing -- making for an humorous spectacle that any anime connoisseur can appreciate.

100%

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Critic Ratings: 16

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Audience Score

User Ratings: 10
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Episodes

1
Air date: Jul 28, 2008
2
Air date: Jul 28, 2008
3
Air date: Aug 4, 2008
4
Air date: Aug 4, 2008
5
Air date: Aug 11, 2008
6
Air date: Aug 11, 2008
7
Air date: Aug 18, 2008
8
Air date: Aug 18, 2008
9
Air date: Sep 8, 2008
10
Air date: Sep 8, 2008
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A villager discovers an amazing device as violence befalls his subterranean community in series 1 of this anime series.

Critic Reviews for Gurren Lagann Season 1

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (1)

Gurren Lagann mixes the madcap energy of FLCL, the escalating metamorphoses of a Gundam epic and the self-reflexive parody of Martian Successor Nadesico into a spinwheel collage of action and insanity.

Feb 19, 2019 | Full Review…

The show combines gorgeously animated action, goofy and loveable characters, and surprisingly in-depth science fiction themes to produce an unforgettable experience that anime fans of all ages can enjoy.

Jun 27, 2019 | Full Review…

A first class technical achievement with charismatic characters that offers an indisputable spectacle.

Feb 21, 2019 | Full Review…

[Gurren Lagann] perfectly executed a hybrid of anime comedy and high intensity action, making it instantly addictive from the first episode on.

Feb 20, 2019 | Full Review…

Equal parts action, mecha, and comedy, this is a new classic that Gainax fans should drop everything and watch.

Feb 20, 2019 | Full Review…

The premise is simple, but the narrative is precise and avoids unnecessary turns and properly exploits the genre in spectacular action sequences. [Full Review in Spanish]

Feb 20, 2019 | Full Review…

With boundless charisma, meteoric stakes, and exponential heaps of absurd spectacle that laugh in the face of sensibility, Gurren Lagann delivered Gainax another cult classic and became the launchpad for the studio's own successor, Trigger.

Feb 20, 2019 | Full Review…

Gurren Lagann is a mecha fever dream.

Feb 19, 2019 | Full Review…

Ten years after its release, Gurren Lagann is a classic.

Feb 19, 2019 | Full Review…

Is it the best anime ever made? No. But is it an absolute blast full of increasingly epic robot fights and inspirational speeches? You bet.

Feb 19, 2019 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Gurren Lagann: Season 1

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