Anime Vice News

The Daily Drill: Episode 09

Titled: What, Exactly, Is a Human?

The Catch-up: Episodes

Episode 1: Burst Through the Heaven with your Drill!
Episode 2: I said I'd Pilot it!
Episode 3: You Two-Face Son of a Bitch! 
Episode 4: Does having so many faces make you great?
Episode 5: I don't get it, not one bit!
Episode 6: Sit in the hot tub 'til you're sick!
Episode 7: You're gonna do it!
Episode 8: Later, buddy
Episode 9: What, exactly, is a human?

The Catch-up: Plot

 Tragedy in the face of victory. The newly formed army of human rebels stormed the huge enemy gunmen in the hopes to take it over using Simon's Gurren. Similar to the way the Gurren supplemented the power of the Lagann, the same would hopefully give them control of that monstrous machine. The downside is that Kamina and Simon were separated for this plan, and that left the pair separated... and vulnerable... and well, lets say it didn't end happily.
 

Today's Episode:

A darker, more brooding Gurren Brigade greet us this episode, as grief takes many forms. One of those forms, apparently involves the crew picking through some trash the Spiral King threw away. Wouldn't have been my first choice, but oh well. Enjoy!

DJTyranton Nov. 23, 2009 at 10:58 a.m.
This episode makes me so sad. Everyone getting on each others case :( It gets SOOOOOOOO much better from here on out though. Thanks for putting this up it's always good to see this series again and again! (now if they would just release it on Blu-ray....)
John_Martoneon Nov. 23, 2009 at 11:37 a.m.
@DJTyrant said:
(now if they would just release it on Blu-ray....) "
That would be a true holiday miracle. Man, I just get all choked up watching out angry Simon is at the beginning of the episode... how violent he seems.
crusader8463on Nov. 23, 2009 at 12:44 p.m.
Wow another chance to watch something ruined by linking to hulu. I hope some day soon people realize there are more places on earth then the US.
giaon Nov. 23, 2009 at 1:31 p.m.
@crusader8463: We've been through this a lot of times-- if we had a legal way to stream the show so that everyone would be able to watch it, believe me, we'd use that. (We use Crunchyroll, which is available in more countries, though not all, for a lot of the shows we stream). Unfortunately with Gurren Lagann, it's a choice between showing it for our US-based visitors, or not showing it at all, for anyone. :\
 
I wish I could offer some constructive suggestions on how to go about this-- I would suggest trying to e-mail the Japanese companies. You can talk to the American companies, but in the end they have to abide by what rights they're able to buy, and that's up to the Japanese license owners, who want to sell those rights as many times over as they can.
crusader8463on Nov. 23, 2009 at 2:23 p.m.
@gia: I know all the BS around copyrights and what have you, it is just annoying to see it being done on so many places.
DJTyranton Nov. 24, 2009 at 10:19 p.m.
@John_Martone: I'm not holding out TOO much hope for it considering Japan doesn't even have is on BD. If you remember at AX I even asked them if it would come out on Blue-Ray at all and the response was basically, not yet because Japan doesn't have it on Blu-Ray yet and they've been asking about it too!

Dig Deeper into Gurren Lagann

A mech/action series revolving around a young boy who winds up saving all of humanity.

Edit/View the Wiki
Hit the Forums (31 Posts)
Add/View Images (68 Images)
Watch Some Videos
Pokemon Black and White Looks Delicious in Motion

First video of a Pokemon battle in Black and White.

Comment & Win: One Piece Vol. 52, 53

Time for a giveaway folks! Now, act civil, we don't want anyone to get hurt in the mad rush to win.

Beginner's Guide to FLCL

Gainax's madcap, surrealist anime, broken down for new viewers.

Ballz Deep

Steve gets intimately close to Dragon Ball Z, for science!

Top 3 Awful Anime Dubs

Grit your teeth and get your ear plugs ready cause this week we're taking on the three most amazingly bad dubs of all time!

Community Spotlight 10/24/2014

Still looking for a Halloween costume idea? Perhaps these users have some suggestions for you.

NARUTO Ch. 696 Review

Sasuke isn't the villain we want. He's the villain this series deserves.

CHAIKA THE COFFIN PRINCESS - AVENGING BATTLE #1 -- Special Review

It's not about big swords anymore...

Fall 2014 Anime Simulcast Guide

What's flipping off the stream this season?

So... What Ripped Off DRAGON BALL?

#22-23-- Retro Review. Here comes a new challenger!

WOLF GIRL AND BLACK PRINCE #1 -- Special Review

Anime for fans of 50 SHADES OF GREY...?

PARASYTE - THE MAXIM #2 -- Watch & Learn

This ain't your daddy's cartoons... again!

ONE PIECE #666 -- Special Review

Bad filler.

WOLF GIRL AND BLACK PRINCE #1 -- Special Review

Anime for fans of 50 SHADES OF GREY...?

Fall 2014 Anime Simulcast Guide

What's flipping off the stream this season?

CHAIKA THE COFFIN PRINCESS - AVENGING BATTLE #1 -- Special Review

It's not about big swords anymore...

Anime Caption Contest! -- 10/21/14

I usually try to write something clever or snarky here but the Parasyte screencap is creeping me out too much... caption contest!

PSYCHO-PASS 2 #2 -- Watch & Learn

The secret lessons of smoking?

PARASYTE - THE MAXIM #2 -- Watch & Learn

This ain't your daddy's cartoons... again!

CELESTIAL METHOD #1&2 -- Special Review

All the fun of watching someone else stargaze!

ONE PIECE #666 -- Special Review

Bad filler.

Mandatory Network

Submissions can take several hours to be approved.

Save ChangesCancel