COMIC How is it that Tengen Toppa Gurren-Lagann is so well received?

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  1. cacophony

    cacophony And so they called me Johnny Volcanoseed.

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    I just watched the first episode. This is like one step from Pokemon...


    WTF? Does it get substantially better or is it just giant face-robots drilling forever?

    Deciding if I should watch ep 2....
     
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    Kira Yamato New Member

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    it only had some fist pumping parts but overhyped.
     
  3. blackrat

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    just keep watching. From how it starts to how it ends is a big change.
     
  4. cacophony

    cacophony And so they called me Johnny Volcanoseed.

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    I just downloaded Baccano. Gonna try to watch that.
     
  5. cacophony

    cacophony And so they called me Johnny Volcanoseed.

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    Was recommended for people who liked Cowboy Bebop and Black Lagoon on some random site:dunno:
     
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    another overhyped piece.
     
  7. cacophony

    cacophony And so they called me Johnny Volcanoseed.

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    :/

    Why is there nothing as good as Cowboy Bebop and Black Lagoon?!
     
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    I wasn't a huge fan of CB personally (liked Outlaw Star better) but TTGL gets a lot better after the first 1-3 episodes.
     
  9. JP

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    i think gurren laggan is better than black lagoon

    you should finish it, also watch gungrave.
     
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    Definitely skewed towards different ages though, I think that is what the OP is concerned about. :hsd: CB and especially BL are fairly adult oriented, while GL shows that it's directed at a younger audience (definitely not Pokemon level though :rofl:), especially in the first few episodes. Regardless of that though, it's good fun for any age.
     
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    JP Active Member

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    well yes that is very true
     
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    i hate this genre but TTGL is one of my favorite animes of all time
     
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  14. cacophony

    cacophony And so they called me Johnny Volcanoseed.

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    Alright, I will keep watching and give it a good chance. I might as well after downloading 26 episodes :o
     
  15. Sekuhara

    Sekuhara FIGHT THE POWER

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    what a surprise, kira gaying up a thread. TTGL is definitely worth the watch, give it some more episodes. Baccano was really quality, I love that style.
     
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    Tikiman The Internet has left me in despair.

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    TTGL is nothing deep by any means, but it is metric ass-tons of fun.
     
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    TTGL is a great anime The only fault I see in the series is not enough of yoko's boobs but hey, that's just me.
     
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    you should give every series 3 eps to decide if you want to continue
     
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    gthesob the fun machine took a shit and died OT Supporter

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    For me the first third of the show started real slow and got better. The middle third dragged and the last third was nonstop win.
     
  20. Hookupz

    Hookupz DAT ASS

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    was thinking about finishing gurren-lagann but im watching kiddy grade instead
     
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    oh god...i couldn't even finish an episode of kiddy grade

    ttgl was kinda slow for me at the start too but it got way better after a couple of episodes
     
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    Luffy | Anime Crew | Gear Second |

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    TTGL has a slow start but it's full of win.

    I thought it was some kinda pos knock off Power Ranger bullshit at first but in the end, its a great show.
     
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    cacophony And so they called me Johnny Volcanoseed.

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    On both counts I have a really really really hard time believing it's better than FLCL... :hs:
     
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    Now you really have to keep watching. ;)
     
  25. Sekuhara

    Sekuhara FIGHT THE POWER

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    It saddens me to think that people think the standard dubbed anime that most people have seen are in any way the best series out there. :(
     

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