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.
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S01 E01Apr 1, 2007
Bust Through the Heavens With Your Drill!! Apr 1, 2007 Kamina is jailed for trying to escape to the surface. Suddenly, a mysterious women named Yoko comes from aboves to the underground village while fighting a giant robot. Simon helps fend off the robot with the help of his new "Gunmen," which he found while drilling around.
S01 E02Apr 8, 2007
I Said I'm Gonna Pilot That Thing!! Apr 8, 2007 Now above ground Kamina, Simon and Yoko find themselves faced with 2 more gunmen. They dispatch these 1 of them with the help of people from Yoko's home of Ritona town. Ritona is soon under attack by 3 more Gunmen, but some quick (and insane) thinking by Kamina saves them...
S01 E03Apr 15, 2007
Who Do You Think You Are, Having Two Faces!! Apr 15, 2007 Simon, Kamina, and Yoko encounter a beastman by the name of Viral while they are hunting. They get into a fight and learn that his Gunman has 2 faces, the normal Gunman head and another head on top. He dispatches them at the field, but Viral says he will destroy them at the village tomorrow. Kamina and Simon have to find a way to beat a person who is a far superior pilot...
S01 E04Apr 22, 2007
Having Lots of Faces Doesn't Make You Great! Apr 22, 2007 Leeron finds a return point programmed into Gurren and Kamina, Simon, Yoko and Leeron (now called the Gurren Brigade) go after it. Kamina tries to train Simon to fuse more "manly" by throwing rocks at him. They meet the Black siblings, who are after a certain gunmen with 16 faces.
S01 E05Apr 29, 2007
I Don't Get It, Not One Bit! Apr 29, 2007 The Gurren Brigade falls into an underground village where Gunmen are called Face gods. They meet a young man by the name of Rossiu and the head priest of the village. The head priest is very strict in the running of his village and Kamina has a big problem with the way things are run. Things get a lot worse when another Gunmen falls under ground.
S01 E06May 6, 2007
There Are Some Things I Just Have To See!! May 6, 2007 After leaving the underground with their new brigade members, Rossiu, Gimmy and Darry, they get back on track to find the return point programmed into the Gurren. They soon find that the enemy return point is mobile. They find themselves in a weird fog and wind up at a hotspring, but there is something fishy about this particular hot spring... This is also a recap episode.
S01 E07May 13, 2007
You're Gonna Do It!! May 13, 2007 Following their ordeal at the hot springs, Viral appears before the Gurren Brigade to challenge Kamina and in the midst of their fight more details of the Beastman Empire are revealed. Just when things couldn't get more out of hand, one of the Four Divine Generals named Thymilph, arrives to support in a massive mobile Gunmen fortress, the Dai-Ganzan. Even the Gurren-Lagann may not stand a chance against this.