Gurren Lagann Gurren Dan Lagann Figure Set Announced

Gurren Dan Lagann

Classic mecha anime Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann first aired in Japan on April 1, 2007. Thus, Good Smile Company’s announcement of a new figure set to commemorate the series’ 15th Anniversary was not, in fact, an April Fools’ Day 2022 prank. The The Gattai Infinite Combining Gurren Dan Lagann figure set is a real product. It has a product page on Good Smile’s online store. Its pre-order period will last until June 2, 2022. Its estimated release window is November 2022.

Check out a promo video for the figure set below.

The Infinite Combining Gurren Dan Lagann figure set’s design is based on a combination of the nine “Gunmen” mecha making up Team Dai-Gurren (a.k.a. “Dai Gurren Dan” in Japanese). The first two mecha are actually a single figure. There’s the Gurren Lagann, a combo of Kamina’s and Simon’s mecha. The others are Jorgun and Balinbow’s Twinboekun, Zorthy’s Sawzorthn, Kid’s Kiddknuckle, Iraak’s Einzer, Makken’s Mo-Shogun, Dayaka’s Dayakkaiser, and Kittan’s King Kittan Deluxe. The whole team combines to make a bigger, much more powerful Gunmen called Gurren Dan Lagann.

The figure is articulated and can strike various poses. One shown is the iconic Giga Drill Breaker super move. The core figure stands about 150mm tall (about 5.9″). The combined figure stands at 240mm tall (about 9″). The set includes multiple drill-shaped effect pieces and chest pieces shaped like Kamina’s angular shades. Other than the Gurren Lagann, the other Gunmen have some amount of articulation as well.

Good Smile Company also posted a video featuring Youtuber wotafa showing off a completed prototype of the figure set. This trailer demonstrated the combination gimmick.

The Gurren Dan Lagann figure set is available to pre-order until June 2, 2022. The full set costs ¥24,900/$248.99. The series is available to stream on Netflix and Hulu. The Gurren Lagann also made a cameo appearance in Hardcore Mecha for the Switch and PS4.

Josh Tolentino
Josh Tolentino helped run Japanator as Managing Editor since 2012, before it and Siliconera teamed up. That said, it's been years since he watched enough anime to keep his otaku license valid. Maybe one day he'll see enough of a given season to pretend to know what's hot. Until then, it's Star Trek reruns, gacha games, and bylines at Destructoid and GameCritics.