Adiane the Elegant

Adiane the Elegant is a minor antagonist in the anime series Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann. She is a member of The Four Supreme Generals and the second to be encountered by Team Dai-Gurren.

She is voiced by Michiko Neya in the Japanese version and Megan Hollingshead in the English version, the former of whom also voices Arachne Gorgon.


She resembles a woman with a scorpion tail, and her personality is dominating, cruel and sadistic. She is affiliated with Water. Her Gunmen fortress, the Dai-Gunkai, is aquatic and resembles a centipede submarine, and her personal Gunmen, Sayrune, is able to swim and fly proficiently, and also transforms into a scorpion-like form. She hates the former princess Nia Teppelin and takes joy in telling her that her father no longer wants her anymore.

Her final assault on a seafaring Dai-Gurren failed when Sayrune was crippled in an aquatic battle with Gurren Lagann and finally destroyed by the Dai-Gurren's cannons after her attempt to take Nia Teppelin hostage was foiled by Yoko. The Dai-Gunkai was also promptly destroyed from the inside by Gurren Lagann.


  • In the manga, she is reincarnated as a child.


           Gainax Villains

Gargoyle | SEELE (Keel Lorenz | Gendo Ikari | Kaworu Nagisa) | Lordgenome | The Four Supreme Generals (Thymilph the Raging Wave | Adiane the Elegant | Guame the Immovable | Cytomander the Swift) | Viral (Gurren Lagann) | Anti-Spiral | Ghosts (Big Brown Eye | The Fast And Not So Furious | Queen Bee | Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf | Cowpers | Hell Pound | The Fabulous Lingerie Ghost | Oscar the Snot | Boogey Pukey | Loser Ghost | The Fallen | Money Ghost | Wife Petter | Other Gods) | Cocktimus Prime | Corset | Mingeatron | Scanty and Kneesocks | Stocking | Stockingcons

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