Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann: Parallel Works

Gurren Lagann: Parallel Works

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Synonyms: Tengen Toppa Gurren-Lagann Music Clip Project
Japanese: グレンラガン パラレルワークス
English: Gurren Lagann: Parallel Works
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Type: Music
Episodes: 8
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 15, 2008 to Sep 14, 2008
Producers: Aniplex
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Gainax
Source: Original
Theme: MusicMusic
Duration: 3 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.081 (scored by 1688716,887 users)
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Ranked: N/A2
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Popularity: #3704
Members: 33,723
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An anthology of animated shorts featuring characters from Gurren Lagann in alternative worlds. Every clip is animated by a particular animator of GAINAX.

Creators are Akira Amemiya, Shin Itagaki, Hirokazu Kojima, SUEZEN, Ryouji Masuyama, Hiroyuki Yamaga, Yoh Yoshinari, and Keisuke Watanabe


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Yoshinari, You
Director, Storyboard, Planning, Key Animation, Animation Director
Amemiya, Akira
Itagaki, Shin
Director, Storyboard, Key Animation, Animation Director
Yamaga, Hiroyuki


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Aug 27, 2009
Mixed Feelings
It's a good idea to come up with teaser trailer shorts, just a little market enquiry and must have been fun to do for the creators.

Dismissable except the 2nd (Champlooesque alternate) and 8th (Macross&Eva crossover with quality animation) ones.

Still there is no harm watching it if you liked the series. There are almost no spoilers since these are imaginary what if? trailers, you can barge in whatever point you are on the series.
Mar 28, 2023
Gurren Lagann Parallel Works 1 is not an easy series to describe. While it's easy to say that a good share of the episodes may be objectively or subjectively bad, this is often complicated by being wrapped in layers of symbolism or obscure messages that were unclear. Technically, everything here wouldn't really qualify as "anime", and is more along the lines of music videos. That said, with no way to actually tell apart what's really intended and what's supposed to be subverted, it gives the necessity that things be taken at face value if only for simplicity's sake.

With all that said, the series was unfortunately ...
Mar 28, 2010
Preliminary (2/8 eps)
Let me just say this... Simply put.. I wanted to see what this was about.. Since I thought it was a PV like the Yoko Pieces of Stars..

It tries to be I guess? Let me tell you what.. mark me as unhelpful send me bad comments.. but this is my review.. The two videos I saw of this series were HQ on youtube 1080.. So I found good ones to view.. I wasted my time completely searching and watching these videos.

I am a fan of Gurren .. but these were just ...well its hard to even review them because they made absolutely no sense... ...

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