Mar 14, 2023
(Translation incomplete as of writing this review)
This is one of those manga that I'd recommend but I don't think it's actually good.
TTGL *the manga* is an adaptation of the anime, essentially serving as a recap and promotion of the original show that released before it, the plot is almost identical to the original bit from bit with most minor scenes and character interaction taken out of it in between the major plot points to save time.
the Artwork has an extremely nice look to it that fits Gurren Lagann well, but one of my biggest gripes of this adaptation is the fight scenes.
it's nearly impossible to
tell what's going on in them half of the time and becomes extremely hard to read. turning it into a slog, it felt like the only way I knew what was going on most of the time was *because* I've already seen the anime.
Character wise is the better place it shines, adding extra tiny details and story moments unique to the manga on top of small 4koma strips at the end of every chapter (Drawn by different well known mangaka) it's what made this manga entirely worth it for me.
it's enjoyable enough to sit through, it'd make a nice manga to own if you like the show. but if you haven't watched Gurren Lagann this is not the place to start.
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