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Gurren Lagann (2007)
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Gurren Lagann (2007)
Original name: 天元突破グレンラガン
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the distant future, people build their homes and raise domestic animals in subterranean caverns. As a result, they live in fear of the occasional earthquake and cave-in, and have been for hundreds of years. Jeeha is one such village. One day, a boy named Simon happens to find a small, shiny drill whilst digging to expand the village. At the same time, Kamina, a guy who believes that there is another land above the village, persuades a gangster to break through the ceiling in order to leave the cavern. Suddenly, an earthquake occurs and the ceiling collapses, followed by a big robot breaking through the ceiling. Kamina is now sure that there is a world above them. Recklessly, he begins to fight against the robot. At that moment, another person appears from the land above. It is a girl by the name of Yoko. With a rifle in hand, she had been tracking the robot. However, all she could do was distract it. Then, Simon shows what he had found to Kamina and Yoko. It`s a mysterious robot whose head is also its body.
Style: exciting, mecha, serious, captivating, suspenseful, ecchi
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, battles, adventure, beast, heroes, danger, heroic mission, battle zone, future dystopia, survival, confined, isolation, escapades, fate of humanity, killer robot, save the world, underground, resistance, giant robot, giant robots, village, life is a bitch, graphic violence, hopes, society ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia

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Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Gravion (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
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Duration: 23 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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TV show
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TV show
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Country: USA
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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TV show
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