Gurren Lagann: Season 1 Reviews

June 27, 2019
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.
February 21, 2019
A first class technical achievement with charismatic characters that offers an indisputable spectacle.
February 21, 2019
[Gurren Lagann] perfectly executed a hybrid of anime comedy and high intensity action, making it instantly addictive from the first episode on.
February 21, 2019
Equal parts action, mecha, and comedy, this is a new classic that Gainax fans should drop everything and watch.
February 21, 2019
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]
February 21, 2019
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.
February 20, 2019
While it proudly showcases its many mecha anime influences, it has enough identity of its own to have become a new icon in the genre ever since then.
February 20, 2019
Gurren Lagann is a mecha fever dream.
February 20, 2019
Ten years after its release, Gurren Lagann is a classic.
February 19, 2019
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.
February 19, 2019
When you look at the way that it was made as a whole, the story that was created, the characters that were portrayed, and the sheer scale of the entire project, it all combines into what is probably one of the greatest anime of all time.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
February 19, 2019
Gurren Lagann often pauses for moments of silliness in the face of the characters' adversity and ramps up the more outlandish features of the genre with pet moles and exaggeratedly amusing characters.
February 19, 2019
Fairy Tail has a lot of fist-in-the-air moments, but the ones featured in Gurren Lagann hit HARD, and themes of never giving up are made more powerful by the fact that the mechs in the series are powered by literal fighting spirit.
February 19, 2019
If you're up for an everything-goes type of story with a ridiculous and over the top plot, well look no further than Tengen Topp Gurren Lagann.
February 19, 2019
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.
February 19, 2019
When it comes to substance, Gurren Lagann is unlike any other series in the mecha genre.
Full Review | Original Score: 8.2/10