Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 08-07-2008, 09:15 PM   #1   [permalink]
Project Akira
V.I.P. Member
 
Project Akira's Avatar
 
Join Date: 30 Jan 2001
Location: USA
Posts: 8,330
Send a message via AIM to Project Akira
Gurenn Lagann

So this series has been getting a lot of mention from alot of my friends who have seen it because they actually have a computer and I merely use one at libraries. I'm curious who here on the boards has seen it and can tell me a little about the show as I'm pretty interested in the show. Also I hear it's going to be airing on the US's Sci Fi Channel in the near future.
__________________
Quote:
If by high art you mean it's fun to smoke pot and look at Mike Mignola's art, I'm in total agreement.
- Tom Spurgeon (writer for the comics journal), on whether or not Mike Mignola's Hellboy is high art
Project Akira is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2008, 01:39 PM   #2   [permalink]
ACE2001
Forum Master
 
ACE2001's Avatar
 
Join Date: 4 Jul 2001
Location: Germany
Posts: 2,216
Send a message via MSN to ACE2001 Send a message via Yahoo to ACE2001
Well...if you really want the scoop on this series, then its best to go to this thread here:

http://www.animeboards.com/showthread.php?t=60137

Simply put, Gurren Lagaan is one of the most epic anime release in recent years. GAINAX goes COMPLETELY over the top with this one! Definately cant wait for the movies to come. I welcome more Gurren Lagaan!
ACE2001 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2008, 04:10 AM   #3   [permalink]
Macross
Junior Member
 
Join Date: 26 Dec 2006
Posts: 7
I have to disagree.

I enjoyed it at first. Wacky crazy fun. But then it got too repetitious.

1. All powerful bad guy appears
2. All powerful bad guy kicks good guys butt.
3. Good guy gets a testosterone surge, merges with enemy mecha
4. Bad guy is defeated.
5. Repeat step 1 with an even bigger bad guy.


It was more style than substance. But some people go nuts over it.
Macross is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-07-2008, 04:24 PM   #4   [permalink]
DraniX
Forum Master
 
DraniX's Avatar
 
Join Date: 20 Apr 2001
Location: Destromath
Posts: 2,872
Some people are idiots.
__________________
"It has testicles, you know."
"It could scarcely do without them."
"And what I can only describe as a very small vagina."
"Disgusting."
DraniX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29-07-2008, 01:16 PM   #5   [permalink]
crimson2
Junior Member
 
Join Date: 30 Jun 2008
Posts: 30
I heard this series was really good. Are you guys saying its bad? What would you rate it and would you recommend it?
crimson2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29-07-2008, 08:31 PM   #6   [permalink]
iwakura
Forum Master
 
iwakura's Avatar
 
Join Date: 12 Nov 2000
Location: -
Posts: 3,045
Send a message via AIM to iwakura
This one just started playing on the SciFi channel on USA cable/satellite.

Very well styled anime. Copious fan service somehow avoids being obnoxious. Only saw the first two episodes though, so I guess the repetition comes later.
__________________
(note the avatar is Yoshizuki Iori from the I''s manga by Masakazu Katsura)
iwakura is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[GAINAX ON!] Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann (from the creative minds of FLCL & Diebuster) orochi X General and Other Anime 103 04-08-2009 04:24 PM
Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Movie!!! ACE2001 General and Other Anime 2 06-03-2008 01:19 AM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:17 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.10
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.