Simon is the central protagonist of the anime and manga series, Tengen Toppa Gurren-Lagann. He begins the story as a short, unassuming and lonely young boy, but grows up to be a tall, commanding and well-loved young man. To many more, he is a legendary hero who overcomes impossible odds and great personal adversity for the good of mankind. This character is popular among cosplayers. It can be portrayed by wearing cosplay Simon costume and cosplay Simon wig. This character is always present in a Gurren Lagann cosplay.