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Kôdo giasu: Hangyaku no rurûshu 

After being given a mysterious power to control others, an outcast prince becomes the masked leader of the rebellion against an all powerful empire
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Johnny Yong Bosch ...  Lelouch Lamperouge 33 episodes, 2006-2008
Jun Fukuyama ...  Lelouch Lamperouge 32 episodes, 2006-2012
Yuri Lowenthal ...  Suzaku Kururugi 32 episodes, 2006-2008
Takahiro Sakurai ...  Suzaku Kururugi / ... 29 episodes, 2006-2012
Yukana Nogami Yukana Nogami ...  C.C. / ... 28 episodes, 2006-2012
Ami Koshimizu Ami Koshimizu ...  Kallen Stadtfeld / ... 28 episodes, 2006-2012
Brian Beacock ...  Rivalz Cardemonde 27 episodes, 2006-2008
Adam Bobrow ...  Kanon 25 episodes, 2008
Kikuko Inoue ...  Cecile Croomy / ... 24 episodes, 2006-2012
Tetsu Shiratori Tetsu Shiratori ...  Lloyd Asplund / ... 24 episodes, 2006-2012
Mitsuaki Madono Mitsuaki Madono ...  Kaname Ohgi 22 episodes, 2006-2008
Fumiko Orikasa ...  Shirley Fenette / ... 22 episodes, 2006-2012
Noriaki Sugiyama Noriaki Sugiyama ...  Rivalz Cardemonde / ... 22 episodes, 2006-2012
Sayaka Ôhara Sayaka Ôhara ...  Milly Ashford / ... 22 episodes, 2006-2012
Saeko Chiba Saeko Chiba ...  Nina Einstein / ... 22 episodes, 2006-2012
Yasuyuki Kase Yasuyuki Kase ...  Minami / ... 21 episodes, 2006-2008
Akeno Watanabe Akeno Watanabe ...  Villetta Nu / ... 21 episodes, 2006-2012
Junko Minagawa Junko Minagawa ...  Cornelia li Britannia / ... 21 episodes, 2006-2012
Kaori Nazuka Kaori Nazuka ...  Nunnally Lamperouge 19 episodes, 2006-2012
Kazunari Tanaka Kazunari Tanaka ...  Shinichiro Tamaki / ... 18 episodes, 2006-2008
Yoshiyuki Kôno Yoshiyuki Kôno ...  Gilbert G.P. Guilford 18 episodes, 2006-2008
Ryuzo Hasuike Ryuzo Hasuike ...  Yoshida / ... 17 episodes, 2006-2007
Omi Minami Omi Minami ...  Euphemia li Britannia / ... 17 episodes, 2006-2012
Jôji Nakata ...  Diethard Ried 16 episodes, 2006-2007
Yuji Takada Yuji Takada ...  Todo / ... 16 episodes, 2006-2008
Ken Narita Ken Narita ...  Jeremiah Gottwald / ... 15 episodes, 2006-2008
Karen Strassman ...  Kallen Stadtfeld 15 episodes, 2006-2008
Kate Higgins ...  C.C. 14 episodes, 2006-2008
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The Empire of Britannia has invaded Japan using giant robot weapons called Knightmare Frames. Japan is now referred to as Area 11, and its people the 11's. A Britannian who was living in Japan at the time, Lelouch, vowed to his Japanese friend Suzaku that he'd destroy Britannia. Years later, Lelouch is in high school, but regularly skips out of school to go play chess and gamble on himself. One day, he stumbles on terrorists 11's who've stolen a military secret and is caught by a member of the Britannian task force sent after them, who is Suzaku. As the rest of the squad arrives, Suzaku is shot for disobeying orders, while the military secret, a young immortal witch, gives Lelouch the power of Geass, which makes anyone obey any order. While Suzaku is secretly made the pilot of Britannia's brand new prototype Knightmare, Lancelot, Lelouch becomes the masked Zero to lead the rebellion to destroy Britannia once and for all. Written by Anonymous

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Japan

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Japanese | English

Release Date:

5 October 2006 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Kôdo giasu: Hangyaku no rurûshu R2 See more »

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Code Geass is one of the most popular anime series around the world, but Sunrise expected it to be a failure. See more »

Quotes

Lloyd: Are you surprised?
Milly: [blinks] Uhhh...
Lloyd: Matchmaking dates are usually in hotels or restaurants.
Milly: Uh, I suppose that's true, but I'd heard you were a very unique person, Lord Asplund.
Lloyd: [works at computer] Unique! What a delightfully awful way to put it.
Milly: I'm surprised you're interested in a girl from the downgraded Ashford family after it lost its rank.
Lloyd: [turns to Milly] Oho! But I couldn't care less about loss of rank.
Cecile: Excuse me.
[sets down a tray of tea for Lloyd and Milly]
Milly: I'm sorry to trouble you.
[...]
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Soundtracks

Mozaiku Kakera
(Mosaic Pieces)
Second ending theme (episodes #13-23)
Performed by SunSet Swish
Lyrics and music by Junzô Ishida
Arrangement by Masayuki Sakamoto and SunSet Swish
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Simply captivating
5 June 2011 | by coolmunky88See all my reviews

Without knowing anything about Code Geass before watching, I did not know what I had gotten myself into. Right from the start it grabbed my attention, evoking questions in a compelling way. I will not outline the plot as I believe other reviews do a very good job of that, but I will describe personal thoughts for someone who wants to know what they are in for if they decide to watch. The series has a way on ending each episode on a "what's going to happen next?" way but making you watch episode after episode, back to back. I have watched the two seasons at least 4 times over (no exaggeration).

It most certainly earns it's place with the "must see" list. The plot development is excellent, carrying forward characters who represent certain ideals within the well thought out story. It is one of the few animes I have seen which really does have you guessing left and right, but more often or not, you turn out to be wrong. With an inclusion of a vast array of characters, it contributes to what seems to be an ever growing story. Even though I have watched it over 4 times, I still have the ability to just sit and watch with full enjoyment. To say that Code Geass has a re-watchable factor is an understatement, but what seems to add to that is the time scale at which it all takes place,it feels like a quite long and progressive trip, making you feel as if you have just been on an epic journey with the protagonist. From start to finish it had my full attention. I really do not have any complaints about Geass, aside from the fact that I was left wanting the third series to be released already.

On a final note, everyone that I know that has seen this anime, being an avid watcher or not, has been converted by the likable plot and character development right from the get go, which can tell you something about the power of Geass. 10/10 (wishing it could be 11/10)


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