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Friday, May 15, 2009

Anime News: Gurren Lagann Premieres on Animax

Animax Asia has added their anime line-up this May with the addition of the hit anime, Gurren Lagann.

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann poster
Gurren Lagann (whole title Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann) is a 27 episode anime series created by Gainax, the same production that brought groundbreaking anime titles such as Neon Genesis Evangelion, His and Her Circumstances (Karekano) and FLCL (Furi Kuri).

Gurren Lagann follows the adventures of Simon and his friend Kamina who dream of going to the Earth’s surface.

Their dream looks to set to become reality when a giant mecha crashes unexpectedly into their underground village to ignite an effort by humans to fight the Beastmen and regain control of Earth’s surface using their powerful robot, Gurren Lagann. Joining them in their mission is the sexy sniper Yoko Ritona, the mysterious girl Nia Teppelin and the crew of Team Gurren.

Gurren Lagann is directed by by Hiroyuki Imaishi, written by veteran playwright Kazuki Nakashima.

It will be premiered on Animax Asia on May 22 at 7:30 PM (SIN and PHI)


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