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Gurren Lagann (天元突破グレンラガン Tengen Toppa Guren Ragan) is a Japanese mecha anime television series animated by Gainax and co-produced by Aniplex and Konami. It ran for twenty-seven episodes on Japan's TV Tokyo between April 1, 2007 and September 30, 2007. It was directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi, written by veteran playwright Kazuki Nakashima.

Synopsis

In a bleak future where humanity is oppressed by an army of mutants and forced to live underground, a young orphan unearths a powerful robot. Together with a boisterous man named Kamina, a beautiful sharpshooter named Yoko and many other friends, they use the robots power to fight against their oppressors and take back the surface.

Dubbing History

The anime was originally licensed for North American distribution by ADV Films in 2007. However, this deal would somehow fall through (likely due to budgeting issues ADV was suffering at the time) and their dub was cancelled, with only several episodes finished dubbing. A test disc of ADV's dub had been sent out to select audiences with the first episodes of the dub, but only one clip of this dub has managed to find its way online.

The license was then transferred to Bandai Entertainment and a new dub was made by Bang Zoom! Entertainment in 2008, using a completely different voice cast. With the collapse of Bandai in 2012, Aniplex of America later re-acquired the North American license in 2013. The dub aired on the Sci-Fi Channel's Ani-Monday anime block in 2008, and later aired on Adult Swim's Toonami block from August 16, 2014 to March 21, 2015.

In addition, an alternate English dub was produced for Animax Asia's respective networks in Southeast Asia.

Cast

Image Character Seiyū Dub Actor
Simon.jpg Simon Tetsuya Kakihara Yuri Lowenthal
Older Simon.jpg Takayuki Sugō
(older)
Tony Oliver
Kamina.jpg Kamina Katsuyuki Konishi Kyle Hebert
Yoko Littner.jpg Yoko Littner Marina Inoue Michelle Ruff
Nia Teppelin.jpg Nia Teppelin Yukari Fukui Hynden Walch
(eps. 9-16)
Bridget Hoffman
(eps. 17-27)
Viral.jpg Viral Nobuyuki Hiyama Sam Riegel
Leeron Littner.jpg Leeron Littner Masaya Onosaka Steve Blum
Dayakka Littner.jpg Dayakka Littner Daiki Nakamura Doug Stone
Rossiu.jpg Rossiu Adai Mitsuki Saiga Johnny Yong Bosch
Older Rossiu.jpg Jōji Nakata
(older)
Michael McConnohie
Gimmy Adai.jpg
Gimmy teen.jpg
Gimmy Adai Takako Honda Brianne Siddall
Darry Adai.jpg
Darry teen.jpg
Darry Adai Shizuka Itō Mela Lee
Kittan.jpg Kittan Bachika Kishō Taniyama Christopher Corey Smith
Kiyoh Bachika.jpg Kiyoh Bachika Rina Satō Karen Strassman
Kinon Bachika.jpg Kinon Bachika Kana Ueda Stephanie Sheh
Kiyal Bachika.png Kiyal Bachika Kana Asumi G.K. Bowes
G-L - Lord Genome.jpg Lordgenome Narushi Ikeda Jamieson Price
Thymilph The Crasher.jpg Thymilph Kiyoyuki Yanada Paul St. Peter
Adiane.jpg Adiane Michiko Neya Megan Hollingshead
Cytomander the Swift.jpg Cytomander Akio Suyama Steve Staley
Guame the Steady.jpg Guame Kiyoshi Kawakubo Doug Stone
Boota.jpg Boota Shizuka Itō Julie Ann Taylor
Attenborough.jpg Attenborough Cortitch Daisuke Kirii Derek Stephen Prince
Guinble Kaito.jpg Guinble Kaito Takahiro Mizushima Liam O'Brien
Cybela Kuto.jpg Cybela Kuto Haruhi Terada Mari Devon
Balinbow Bakusa.jpg Balinbow Bakusa Kouzou Douzaka Tony Oliver
Jorgun Bakusa.jpg Jorgun Bakusa Go Shinomiya Paul St. Peter
Makken Jokin.jpg Makken Jokin Katsuyuki Konishi Keith Silverstein
Leyte Jokin.jpg Leyte Jokin Takako Honda Laura Bailey
Iraak Coega.jpg Iraak Coega Daisuke Kirii Doug Erholtz
Zorthy Kanai.jpg Zorthy Kanai Takafumi Kawakami Daniel Woren
Anti Spiral.jpg Anti-Spiral Takaya Namikawa Dave Mallow
Gurren Lagann Logo.png Narrator Takayuki Sugō Tony Oliver

Additional Voices

ADV Dub (Cancelled)

Prior to the cancellation of their license and dub, ADV had announced their cast. Only the first five episodes were actually dubbed.

Image Character Seiyū Dub Actor
(Episodes 1-5)
Simon.jpg Simon Tetsuya Kakihara Josh Grelle
Kamina.jpg Kamina Katsuyuki Konishi Brett Weaver
Yoko Littner.jpg Yoko Littner Marina Inoue Tiffany Grant
Viral.jpg Viral Nobuyuki Hiyama Vic Mignogna
Leeron Littner.jpg Leeron Littner Masaya Onosaka Mark X. Laskowski
Dayakka Littner.jpg Dayakka Littner Daiki Nakamura John Gremillion
Rossiu.jpg Rossiu Adai Mitsuki Saiga Chris Patton
Gimmy Adai.jpg
Gimmy teen.jpg
Gimmy Adai Takako Honda Greg Ayres
Darry Adai.jpg
Darry teen.jpg
Darry Adai Shizuka Itō Hilary Haag
Kittan.jpg Kittan Bachika Kishō Taniyama Jason Douglas
Kiyoh Bachika.jpg Kiyoh Bachika Rina Satō Monica Rial
Kinon Bachika.jpg Kinon Bachika Kana Ueda Brittney Karbowski
Kiyal Bachika.png Kiyal Bachika Kana Asumi Kira Vincent-Davis
Boota.jpg Boota Shizuka Itō Monica Rial

Luci Christian was also slated to voice Nia Teppelin before the dub was cancelled.

Animax Dub

Image Character Seiyū Dub Actor
Simon.jpg Simon Tetsuya Kakihara David Lee McKinney
Kamina.jpg Kamina Katsuyuki Konishi David Bridges
Nia Teppelin.jpg Nia Teppelin Yukari Fukui Andrea Kwan
Rossiu.jpg Rossiu Adai Mitsuki Saiga David Lee McKinney
Kiyal Bachika.png Kiyal Bachika Kana Asumi Andrea Kwan
Anti Spiral.jpg Anti-Spiral Takaya Namikawa David Lee McKinney

Transmission

Date(s) Channel Country
2008 Sci-Fi United States United States
2014-2015 Cartoon Network
(Adult Swim/Toonami)

Video Releases

Distributor Year Format Contents Region Country
Bandai Entertainment 2008-2009 DVD.jpg The Complete Series 1
NTSC
United States United States
4 Volumes
2010 The Complete Series
6 Discs
Aniplex of America 2013 BD The Complete Series A
DVB-T
15 Discs
2014-2015 The Complete Series
5 Volumes
2017 The Complete Series
7 Discs

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