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Gurren Lagann Gets 'Important Announcement' on Wednesday

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Rebroadcast, Aniplex of America's Blu-ray Disc release mark anime's 10th anniversary

The official Twitter account for Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann revealed on Monday that the franchise will have an "important announcement" on Wednesday. The announcement will be made in a television commercial that will air during the 10th anniversary rebroadcast of the anime on Wednesday.

The television anime's rebroadcast will begin on Tokyo MX and BS11 on Wednesday at 24:30 (effectively Thursday at 12:30 a.m.). It will also air on ABC Asahi beginning on July 12 in a late-night time slot.

Aniplex of America will release a Blu-ray Disc box set of the Gurren Lagann television anime series and the Gurren Lagann the Movie –Childhood's End- and Gurren Lagann the Movie – The Lights in the Sky Are Stars films on August 8. The release marks the show's 10th anniversary.

The 27-episode Gurren Lagann television anime series premiered in April 2007. The Gurren Lagann the Movie –Childhood's End- film opened in September 2008, and Gurren Lagann the Movie – The Lights in the Sky Are Stars opened in April 2009.

Bandai Entertainment and Aniplex of America both previously released the series on DVD and Blu-ray Disc in North America. Aniplex USA released the Japanese Blu-ray Disc box set that included the series and both films in North America in 2013.

The franchise has also spawned two Gurren Lagann Parallel Works original video anime, several manga adaptations and spinoffs, and three stage plays.

[Via Otakomu]

This article has a follow-up: 'Important Announcement' For Gurren Lagann is 2 New Blu-ray Box Sets in Japan (2017-07-06 07:30)
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