Word of warning: CoolShades and [[ThisIsADrill tons of drills]] do not automatically make a good TTGL fanfic.

They do, however, get bonus points.

These are recommendations made by Tropers for ''TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' fanfics, all of which have to be signed to stay on the page. Feel free to add a fanfic of your own to the list, but remember to use the template found [[Main/FanficRecommendations here]].

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[[WMG: Authors and Websites]]

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[[WMG:[[GenFic General Fics]]]]

''Stories focused on the family and the friendly relationships of the cast. Plot-focused stories or light day-in-the-life stories. Pretty much anything that isn't focused on romance.''

''[[http://captainosaka.deviantart.com/gallery/704630 DOUBLE K]]'' by [=CaptainOsaka=] ([[AlternateUniverseFic AU]])
* Recommended by @/{{Irothtin}}, @/{{Fishsicles}}, @/AngryScientist, @/{{STK}}, Extraintrovert, @/{{MadCormorant}}, @/SithkingZero, @/{{Vyctorian}}, @/{{Miss Romantic Tragedy}}, @/{{AFuzzyWarmBlanket}}, @/{{SqueakyPickles}}
* ''Synopsis'': A ''TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' [[FanWebComics fancomic]]. Take all of the epic HotBlooded goodness, and change it into a BuddyCopShow. Has its own page DoubleK.
[=[[reviews:Double K]]=]

''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/4932014/1/In_Jiiha_Village In Jiiha Village]]'' by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/444266/Kettricken Kettricken]]
* Recommended by @/ShayGuy, @/{{Scullery}}
* ''Synopsis'': A one-shot about the lives of the GossipyHens from the first episode, with cameos from Nia and Simon.
[=[[reviews:In Jiiha Village]]=]

''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5523331/1/This_Life This Life]]'' by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/2005009/VergofTowels Verg Of Towels]]
* Recommended by @/RedSavant
* ''Synopsis'': A fairly short one-shot about what Viral's been up to since the fall of Teppelin. Quite well-written, and fairly poignant at times.
[=[[reviews:This Life]]=]

''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/4497208/1/Matters_of_Time Matters of Time]]'' by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/1385461/Ridney Ridney]]
* Recommended by @/{{Scullery}}, @/{{STK}}
* ''Synopsis'': [[WhoWantsToLiveForever "Living forever is the same as watching everyone die"]] 'bout sums it up. Viral, TheCaptain, gets called home after a sudden tragedy, and he finds himself dealing with the long-term problems of [[DistantFinale immortality]] on an emotional and practical level, especially his changing relationship with Simon and the scars left behind by episode 26's LotusEaterMachine.
[=[[reviews:Matters of Time]]=]

''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5837921/1 Nucleotide: The Aftermath of Lordgenome]]'', co-written by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/1160708/Zaru Zaru]] and [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/2617836/1_over_0 1 over 0]]
* Recommended by {{@/Amitakartok}}
* ''Synopsis'': "Lordgenome has fallen, but the Dai-Gurren Brigade will fight a new enemy. Nia's brother and the new Spiral King."
** Has not updated in a very long time.
[=[[reviews:Nucleotide: The Aftermath of Lordgenome]]=]

''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6487049/1/The_Rise_and_Fall_of_Captain_Garlock The Rise and Fall of Captain Garlock]]'', by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/2617836/1_over_0 1 over 0]]
* Recommended by {{@/foxmccloud4387}}, highly seconded by {{@/Miss Romantic Tragedy}}
* ''Synopsis'': "The events of Gurren Lagann's prologue have long been open to speculation from fans. Herein lies the story of the great Captain Garlock, formerly Simon the Digger, who would take on the heavens themselves."
** Confirmed a DeadFic by the author, though he has expressed interest in one day picking the project back up again.
[=[[reviews:The Rise and Fall of Captain Garlock]]=]

''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6088060/1 Words Without a Voice]]'', by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/1160708/Zaru Zaru]]
* Recommended by {{@/Amitakartok}}
* ''Synopsis'': "A boy found in a mountain... A girl who is fighting an empire... A Brigade seeking to aim for the top... A dark shadow behind the decaying king... Two men: One - to pierce the heavens, the Other - to destroy it."
[=[[reviews:Words Without a Voice]]=]

'' [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/7400684/1/Writing_Spiral_History Writing Spiral History]]'', by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/2086536/Ayala_Atreides Ayala Atreides]]
* Recommended by {{@/foxmccloud4387}}
* ''Synopsis'': "Hundreds of years in the future, Viral has taken on the role of eternal storyteller, chronicling the history of the Spiral Race. But who knew it'd be such an annoying job? Pure crack, contains mild swearing."
[=[[reviews:Writing Spiral History]]=]

''FanFic/TengenToppaGurrenSolvernia'' by [=RandomNumbers523156=] ([[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6590543/1/Tengen_Toppa_Gurren_Solvernia link]])
* Recommended by ether75
* ''Synopsis'' "AU. What if Nia was born in Jiha and Simon in Teppelin? This is the story of a woman who has yet to realize what her destiny is. This is the story of Nia the Digger."
[=[[reviews:Tengen Toppa Gurren Solvernia]]=]

''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/5765216/1/The-World-Tree The World Tree]]'' by [[https://www.fanfiction.net/u/2260199/Largeham-sama Largeham-sama]]
* Recommended by OZ1219, Tropers/RN452
* ''Synopsis'': "Years after the Anti-Spiral's defeat, Yoko's pupil Nakim fights to establish humanity's place in the universe - and find his own."

[[WMG:[[{{Shipping}} Shipping Fics]]]]
''Stories focused on the romantic relationships between the cast.''

''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/4138412/1/Sound_of_Pulling_Heaven_Down Sound of Pulling Heaven Down]]'' by [=CSakuraS=] ([[AlternateUniverseFic AU]])
* Recommended by @/{{Kgkemo}}, @/SomePoorSod, @/{{Zelenal}}, Extraintrovert, Tropers/RN452
* ''Pairing(s)'': Simon/Nia
* ''Synopsis'': An AlternateUniverse taking place ten years after the original TimeSkip that goes with the prospect of 'What if Simon and Nia hadn't met before her transformation?'. Simon has become [[FanNickname Captain GARlock]], the [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt Earth was destroyed]], and the Dai-Gurren Brigade is traveling the galaxy fighting the Anti-Spirals. Everything looks like shit, until he meets Nia for the first time.
[=[[reviews:Sound of Pulling Heaven Down]]=]

''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/4448487/1/Crush Crush]]'' by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/156331/Jaswinder Jaswinder]]
* Recommended by @/{{Drashian}}
* ''Pairing(s)'': Yoko/Viral
* ''Synopsis'': A year since the final battle, Viral is, naturally, restless. So he tries to go on vacation. What starts as an already bad idea becomes a huge problem when Yoko shows up. Awkwardness ensues.
[=[[reviews:Crush]]=]

''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/4857149/1/A_Hole_in_the_Sky A Hole In The Sky]]'' by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/146906/Tobu_Ishi Tobu Ishi]]
* Recommended by @/{{moberemk}}, inklesspen, Tropers/RN452, {{@/Omicronus}}
* ''Pairing(s)'': Simon/Nia
* ''Synopsis'': Another take on the wedding at the end of the series.
[=[[reviews:A Hole In The Sky]]=]

''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/4656757/1/The_Good_Die_Laughing The Good Die Laughing]]'' by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/927975/snappleducated snappleducated]]
* Recommended by @/RainNormally, Ariel Spark
* ''Pairing(s)'': Kamina/Yoko
* ''Synopsis'': After Kamina's death, Yoko tries to move on and find happiness.
[=[[reviews:The Good Die Laughing]]=]

''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/4926172/1/Under_the_Moon Under the Moon]]'' by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/965369/soralia soralia]]
* Recommended by @/NotJMKeynes
* ''Pairing(s)'': Rossiu/Kinon
* ''Synopsis'': A oneshot involving Rossiu and Kinon, before Team Dai-Gurren's last mission.
[=[[reviews:Under the Moon]]=]

''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5286228/1/Your_Drill_of_Hope_is_also_my_Own Your Drill of Hope is also my Own]]'' by Anomyous Ninja
* Recommended by Overlord Zaru, @/{{STK}}
* Pairing(s): Simon/Yoko, though it is friendly to Simon/Nia and Kamina/Yoko/Kittan.
* ''Synopsis'': One-shot. After the Final battle, Yoko is spending time on her island until Simon drops by. It's basically one big CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming With a touch of TearJerker.
[=[[reviews:Your Drill of Hope is also my Own]]=]

''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8449822/1/Gift_of_the_Magi Gift of the Magi]]'' by mark-engels
* Recommended by @/RN452, LinkSeasonMaster
* Pairing(s): Simon/Nia, and others.
* ''Synopsis'': "This is the story of a man who had made an uneasy peace with his Destiny. Sacrificing everything for the sake of his people, he had resigned himself to wander the Surface for the rest of his days cherishing the memories of his loved ones. Destiny would visit upon the man one final time, forever changing him in ways he would never have conceived."
** The fic underwent a rewrite, under the name of ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8749789/1/Turn-the-Phase Turn the Phase]]'', in which adds some things like Simon having an apprentice and [[spoiler:Simon and Nia's unborn child spirit as an antagonist]].
[=[[reviews:Gift of the Magi]]=]


[[WMG: CrossOver]]
''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/7684422/1/Code-Geass-Kamina-of-the-Revolution Kamina of the Revolution]]''
* Recommended by @/Banchoking
* ''Crossing over with'': Series/Code Geass.
* ''Synopsis'': After Kamina dies, he finds himself in the slums of Area Eleven. Takes place at the very start of the first season of Code Geass. I was skeptical at first, but this is easily one of if not THE best fanfic I've ever read. Characterization is perfect and Kamina's choatic (insane) personality really spices up the normally dark and depressing world of Code Geass without ever leaving character or completely ruining the actual characters or events. If anything, he makes a good show BETTER! Read it if you love either series.

''[[http://danbooru.donmai.us/pool/show/3002 There's Nothing to Be Afraid Of]]''\\
''[[http://danbooru.donmai.us/pool/show/3003 We Live On As One]]''\\
''[[http://danbooru.donmai.us/pool/show/3072 Let's Go, My Friends]]'' by [=rokudena-shi=]
* ''Recommended by'': Darth, Gunbazca
* ''Crossing over with'': ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''.
* ''Synopsis'': A trio of comics by Pixiv artist rokudena-shi parodying three of Gurren Lagann's most iconic scenes.
* ''Warning: Some site ads are [[color:crimson:NSFW]].''
[=[[reviews:There's Nothing to Be Afraid Of]]=]

''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/4486417/1/Breakfast_At_The_End_of_the_World Breakfast At The End of the World]]'' by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/400404/Runi-chan Runi-chan]]
* Recommended by @/GentlemensDame883, Extraintrovert
* ''Crossing over with'': Series/DoctorWho.
* ''Synopsis'': Years after the main series ends, weary Viral encounters the Doctor from ''Series/DoctorWho'' and becomes his new companion.
[=[[reviews:Breakfast At The End of the World]]=]

''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5184649/1/Neon_Toppa_EVA_Lagann Neon Toppa EVA Lagann]]'' by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/547570/The_Qing The Qing.]]
* Recommended by Sithking Zero
* ''Synopsis'': "Just as the battle with the 14th Angel takes a turn for the worst, a mysterious red robot covered with drills crashes in from the heavens; changing the course of the fight and the EVA universe forever. ''[[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion Evangelion]]''/''Gurren Lagann'' crossover."
[=[[reviews:Neon Toppa EVA Lagann]]=]

''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5377644/1/Spiral_Matrix Spiral Matrix]]'' by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/1277015/Lord_of_the_Saiyans Lord of the Saiyans]]
* Recommended by Parasurd
* ''Crossing over with'': Warhammer 40k
* ''Synopsis'':"A new world is drawn into the Eye of Terror, but when the Chaos force sent to raid it is destroyed, Chaos finds itself up against an enemy it has never seen before. The universe of 40K will never be the same!"
[=[[reviews:Spiral Matrix]]=]

''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6737742/1/ TTGLX: So this is the Heavens]]'' by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/1492976/FireWolfFred FireWolfFred]]
* Recommended by LinkSeasonMaster
* ''Crossing over with'': Bleach
* ''Synopsis'':"Follows Kamina after his death. Set in the Bleach universe centuries after the canon. Kamina takes on death much as in life, fighting all that stands in his way. Dark forces are about though that threaten both the Soul Society and his friends on Earth."
[=[[reviews:TTGLX: So this is the Heavens]]=]

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