The Best 77 Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Quotes

Gurren Lagann Quotes

77 Gurren Langann Quotes To Challenge Society

As power quotes go – this is the ultimate. Break down the walls of what society expects you to be, with 77 of the most powerful Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann quotes ever!

In this 2007 mecha anime, Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann pits epic robots against each other in high stakes fights to liberate the human race from the oppression of the Spiral King Lordgenome.

Teenagers Simon and Kamina are forced to live underground, in this inspirational story of a small team who make it their mission to fight oppressive governments. 

These 77 Gurren Lagann quotes will no doubt inspire you to mount up and fight back, throwing off the shackles of oppression, no matter what the odds!

20 Gurren Lagann Quotes By Simon

“The dreams of those who’ve fallen! The hopes of those who’ll follow! Those two sets of dreams weave together into a double helix! Drilling a path towards tomorrow! And that’s Tengen Toppa! That’s Gurren Lagann!”

“Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann!”

“We’ll break through heavens and the dimensions!”

“Don’t underestimate us. We don’t care about time, or space or… multi-dimensional whatevers! We don’t give a damn about that. Force your way down a path YOU choose to take and do it all yourself! That’s the way Team Dai-Gurren rolls!”

“ We’re gonna show you… the power of the human race!”

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Quotes
Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Quotes

“Our friends’ hopes and dreams are etched into its body, transforming the infinite darkness into light! Unmatched in Heaven, and Earth; one machine, equal to the gods! Super Galaxy GURREN LAGANN! … We’re gonna show you the power… of the human race.”

“My name is Simon. Leader of Team Dai-Gurren: Simon the Digger. If you decide that you’re going to be a wall that’s standing in my way, then I have something that will open a hole in you every time! And that something… is my drill!”

“We evolve, beyond the person that we were a minute before. Little by little, we advance with each turn. That’s how a drill works!”

 “Our dead friends…the sorrow of the spiral race…we’ll take in all their regrets. We’ll take it and turn it into power!”

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Quotes
Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Quotes

We brawlers are sustained by willpower! Even when mocked as reckless and crazy! If there’s a wall in our way, then we smash it down! If there isn’t a path then we carve one ourselves! The magma of our souls burns with a mighty flame! Gurren Lagann! Just who in the hell do you think we are!?”

Kamina and Simon

“All the lights in the sky are stars.” 

“I’m Simon…The Great Gurren Brigade’s Leader, Simon the Digger! If you become a wall blocking my way…I’ll drill a hole in you and blow you apart anytime! That is…my drill!”

“We embark on the winding spiral path! The paths of man and beast intersect!”

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Quotes
Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Quotes

“I will believe! I will believe in the me that believes in us, humans and the future! This drill is… my soul!”

“Never afraid of what the future holds, never regretful of the present. That’s who we are! The Dai-Gurren Brigade!”

“That’s your limitation! You sit here closed off, blocking away other lifeforms like some sort of king! That’s nobody’s limitation but your own!”

 “I don’t want fear for a future, that may not even come, to stop me from acting today.”

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Quotes
Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Quotes

“My bro is dead. He’s gone! But he’s right there on my back, and here in my heart! He lives on as a part of me! If you’re gonna dig, dig to the heavens. No matter what’s in my way, I won’t stop! Once I’ve dug through – it means that I’ve won! … Just who the hell do you think I am? I’m Simon. I’m not my Bro! I’M ME!! Simon the Digger!”

“My…my drill…my drill is…my drill…is…the drill that’s gonna pierce the heavens!”

“ drill drill that's gonna pierce the heavens!”

“The tomorrow we’re trying to reach is…not a tomorrow you’ve decided on! We… by ourselves… choose our tomorrow from the infinite universes! We will fight through it… we will fight through it and protect the universe! We’ll show you we can do it!”

“If you become a wall that stands in my way… I’ll tear open a hole and break through you every time! That’s… MY DRILL!

20 Gurren Lagann Quotes By Kamina

“Don’t believe in yourself. Believe in me! Believe in the Kamina who believes in you!”

“Don’t be distracted by the what-if’s, should-have’s, and if-only’s. The one thing you choose for yourself – that is the truth of your universe.”

“Manly combining!” 

“A real man never dies, even when he’s killed!” 

“What are you doing? Get your ass down here and start bowing! Bow and beg and grovel on your knees, and just pretend to apologize to them.”

“Let’s see ya grit those teeth!”

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Quotes
Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Quotes

“When we were trapped in that hole…there was nothing I could do. But Simon just kept on digging. Believing in my show of courage. In the end, he was the one who saved me.”

“You best remember this, fuzzball! Combining is all about one man’s fighting spirit slamming into another!!!”

“Your drill is the drill that will pierce the Heavens!”

“God gave us eyes at the front of our heads so we can look forward to the future.”

“Who the hell do you think I am?!”

“The dreams we left behind will open the door.”

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Quotes
Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Quotes

“If your fat *ss slows us down, I’ll leave you behind, Undergrounder.”

“What’s the matter Simon? You lose your drill? Too bad.”

“Who in the hell do you think I am?”

Kamina Vs Viral Quotes

“I didn’t have any confidence. I thought I was living the wrong way. Impatiently. Why couldn’t I go where my father could? Truthfully, I wasn’t strong enough.”

“Get going, Simon. Just don’t be distracted by the what-ifs, should-haves, and if-onlys. The one thing you choose yourself – that is the truth of your universe.” 

“Go beyond the impossible and kick reason to the curb!” 

“Who do you think you are having two faces? You cocky bastard!” 

“I’m going to tell you something important now, so you better dig the wax out of those huge ears of yours and listen! The reputation of Team Gurren echoes far and wide. When they talk about its badass leader – the man of indomitable spirit and masculinity – they’re talking about me! The mighty Kamina!”

“If you are doing it, I’m doing it. If I don’t do it, will you? If you don’t do it, I’ll do it. I’m doing it so that you’ll do it too!!”

“We, brawlers, are sustained by willpower even when mocked as reckless and crazy!”

“Whether impossible or laughable, we continue to walk the path of men!”

“When I feel weak, or when I lack self-confidence, I remember Simon’s back as he dug tirelessly. I wanted to become a man who’s back would never break. That’s what I thought.”

“Listen up, big guys! I’ll only say this once… Undefeatable, untouchable, with no regrets! Never looking back, never wavering! You can’t win against this man’s will! Gurren Brigade’s Kamina-sama will be your opponent! Believe it!”

5 Nia Teppelin

“I will face tomorrow.”

“If people’s faith in you is what gives you your power, then I believe in you with every fibre of my being!” 

“Do you want to die? If you’re scared, it’s okay to run.”

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Quotes
Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Quotes

“The Human spirit is infinite!”

“I can’t know about somebody who isn’t here. But, you shouldn’t depend on people who aren’t here.”

4 Anti Spiral Quotes

“What foolishness. You would risk the universe for the sake of a fleeting emotion?”

“That is the path that leads to extinction. Why can’t you see the pathetic limitation of the Spiral race?”

“Impossible! Sentient life-forms can’t possibly escape from a muti-dimensional labyrinth.”

“Your deaths will be for nothing! BEGONE!”

5 Kittan Bachika

This is Simon’s soul! Team Dai-Gurren’s soul! Humanity’s soul… and actually, it’s MY SOUL! Do you seriously think it’s gonna be wiped out by the likes of you?! King… Kittan… GIGA… DRILL… BREAK!!!

“I borrowed one of Gurren Lagann’s drills as a good luck charm! And believe me, I’m gonna put it to good use…!”

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Quotes
Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Quotes

“So this is the power of the spiral… Not bad, not bad at all…”

“When you’re scared, that’s all the more reason to move forward!”

“Show me a guy who ain’t afraid of dyin’!”

15 More Tengen Toppa Gurren Langann Quotes

“If this body can create a tomorrow for all spiral life, I will gladly give it.”


“Your back is your one big blind spot.”

– Yoko Littner

“Do not grieve for me, daughter.”


“Boasting like that is just asking for death.”

– Viral

“With thoughts of a man gone in my heart, I knowingly took on this impossible fight. A woman’s got her pride. With a maiden’s prayers and rage, I’ll blast you away along with your cheap trap, so prepare yourself!!!!”

– Yoko

“When objects revolve at a high speed, even if force is applied, the axis of revolution will always remain in a fixed position. This is one of the laws of the universe. That’s right. The faster you spin, the faster you free yourself from Earth’s gravity, and seek the heavens.”

– Leeron

“When you screw it in, give it a hard manly twist.”

– Leeron

“I have no reason to listen to anything a human says!”

– Viral

“I’ve got the best wife in the universe swing!!”

– Dayakka

 “I’ll tell you two things: First, any human on the surface will be completely annihilated by our Human Eradication Army. Second, that is my dinner – give it back!”

– Viral

“My soul once drowned in a sea of despair and weariness, but has reawakened!”

– Lordgenome

 “I can’t miss out on something this interesting, can I? It could be that these two will change something.”

– Leeron

“Just who in the hell do you think we are?!”

– Team Dai-Gurren 

“However, surprise attacks need more than surprise. It won’t work again.”

– Viral

“We embark on the winding spiral path! The paths of man and beast intersect!

Join with yesterday’s foe to smash fate, and grab tomorrow’s path with our own hands!

Destiny Combining: Gurren Lagann!! JUST WHO THE HELL DO YOU THINK I AM?!”

Simon and Viral