As revealed in a recent Tumblr Q&A for Adult Swim;s Toonami block, Gainax’s popular 2007 mecha anime series, Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, will be joining Adul Swim’s Toonami programming block starting on August 16, at 2:00 am.
For the uninitiated, Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann is set in a fictional future where Earth is ruled with an iron fist by the Spiral King, LordGenome, who forces mankind to survive in isolated subterranean villages. The main protagonists of the series are two teenagers living in a subterranean village, Simon and Kamina, who dream of going to the surface. Using a mecha known as Lagann, the two teenagers reach the surface and start fighting against LordGenome’s forces alongside other human rebels.
You can check out the video announcement below: