Great United Kingdom Brigade?

December 12, 2007 at 12:37 am | Posted in Anime, Japan, News, Otaku, Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann | 3 Comments

Remember a while ago when a United Kingdom Labour MP suggested that the Union flag be redesigned to incorporate the Welsh dragon? The Daily Telegraph ran a poll seeking design ideas and guess what had the highest amount of votes?


Second place?


The designer for the winning entry(4channer no doubt) is a Norwegian who said that he intended the flag to represent the union of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland in a modern, cool light and that the dragon itself(I think he meant the flaming red skull, but I guess he’s not telling them that…) was inspired by a Japanese anime television series.

“It represents shouting “UNION!” and joining together; kicking reason to the curb and doing the impossible; fighting the power, and piercing the heavens,” he said

And what impact does he think the new flag would have on foreigners like himself?

“That the UK is awesome. I just hope they don’t think it’s a pirate flag.” <— LawL



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  1. I personally like the second flag. The red dragon, union jack and Louise. What there is not too like. Got to show this to my Welsh friend ^^.

  2. OMG. That gurren laggan flag is awesome XD. Loise can be on my flag anyday XD

  3. A lot of people share the same sentiment ^^. Hopefully when our generation become leaders, we’ll actually see this happening lawl.

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