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The Daily Drill: Gurren Lagann Episode 23

Let's Go, The Final Battle

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?
Episode 10: Who is this, bro?
Episode 11: Simon, please remove your hand 
Episode 12: Miss Yoko, I have something to ask you  
Episode 13: Everyone, eat to your hearts content
Episode 14: How Are You, Everyone?
Episode 15: I'll Head Towards Tomorrow 
Episode 16: Entire Polysynthesis 
Episode 17: You understand nothing!
Episode 18: I'll make you tell the truth of the world!
Episode 19: We shall survive by whatever we do 
Episode 20: Oh God, to how far will you test us?
Episode 21: You must survive!  
Episode 22: This is my last duty.
Episode 23: Let's go, the final battle 

The Catch-Up: Plot

 In what was the third most epic episode of the series (in my opinion) many amazing things happened. As if it wasn't enough combine the Gurren Lagann with Genome's Arc ship (a ship like... 50x the size size of GL respectively,) we also find out that the moon intself is a giant Gunmen. If THAT wasn't enough... the Gurren Lagann then combines with, and becomes a gunmen the size of the moon. Whoa...
 
Also, Rossiu is still a douche
 

Today's Episode:

Rossiu episode! Well, sort of. This episode is all about the cooldown from yesterday, and the build up to the final struggle. Four more episodes! Hopefully Rossiu will get what's coming to him.
AmandaBeeon Dec. 9, 2009 at 1:07 p.m.
My favourite episode of the whole series and not a single comment! I am totally the only one who likes Rossiu aren't I?
John_Martoneon Dec. 9, 2009 at 1:37 p.m.
@AmandaBee said:
" My favourite episode of the whole series and not a single comment! I am totally the only one who likes Rossiu aren't I? "
I wouldn't say you are the only one. Mathematically there's probably at least 2 or 3 other people like you.
Kelleth moderator on Dec. 9, 2009 at 1:47 p.m.
@AmandaBee said:
" My favourite episode of the whole series and not a single comment! I am totally the only one who likes Rossiu aren't I? "
Fine!
AmandaBeeon Dec. 9, 2009 at 2:06 p.m.
@John_Martone: Tiny Rossiu Brigade assemble!
Nerxon Dec. 9, 2009 at 2:29 p.m.

 Just for Randomness
 Just for Randomness
John_Martoneon Dec. 9, 2009 at 2:56 p.m.
@Nerx said:
"
 Just for Randomness
 Just for Randomness
"
That's beautiful
Nerxon Dec. 9, 2009 at 2:57 p.m.
@John_Martone: Kamina / Shimon moments are always good
John_Martoneon Dec. 9, 2009 at 9:39 p.m.
@AmandaBee: You know, I really enjoyed him for the first half, but the second half rossiu... for being sooooo rational, he makes terrible decisions. Simon is, without a doubt, humanity's greatest weapon, and in the face of unstoppable enemy... why would you discard that?
 
I'll give in that he was a more efficent leader (much more than the others from team dai-gurren), and often did what had to be done, but... Beyond his treachery (which I can get past) I just can't justify his decisions.
Dethfishon Dec. 9, 2009 at 11:02 p.m.
@John_Martone: I agree. I liked the brainwashed and innocent Rossiu more than the backstabbing, mopey Rossiu. If I was Simon though I'd still want him on my team. He's smart and a good leader, his personality is just unpleasant.

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