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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 ... See full summary »
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 Suzaku Kururugi 32 episodes, 2006-2008
Jun Fukuyama ...
Yukana Nogami ...
Takahiro Sakurai ...
Ami Koshimizu ...
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 Rivalz Cardemonde 26 episodes, 2006-2008
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Kikuko Inoue ...
Tetsu Shiratori ...
Mitsuaki Madono ...
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 Shirley Fenette 21 episodes, 2006-2008
Noriaki Sugiyama ...
 Rivalz Cardemonde / ... 21 episodes, 2006-2008
Yasuyuki Kase ...
 Minami / ... 21 episodes, 2006-2008
Sayaka Ohara ...
Saeko Chiba ...
 Nina Einstein / ... 20 episodes, 2006-2008
Akeno Watanabe ...
 Villetta Nu / ... 20 episodes, 2006-2008
Junko Minagawa ...
 Cornelia li Britannia 20 episodes, 2006-2008
Kazunari Tanaka ...
 Shinichiro Tamaki / ... 18 episodes, 2006-2008
Ryuzo Hasuike ...
 Yoshida / ... 17 episodes, 2006-2007
Kaori Nazuka ...
 Nunnally Lamperouge 17 episodes, 2006-2008
Yoshiyuki Kôno ...
 Gilbert G.P. Guilford 17 episodes, 2006-2008
Omi Minami ...
 Euphemia li Britannia 16 episodes, 2006-2007
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 Diethard Ried 16 episodes, 2006-2007
Yuji Takada ...
Ken Narita ...
 Jeremiah Gottwald / ... 15 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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Geass (or Geas) is a term used in Irish Mythology that means 'contract' or 'vow'. See more »

Quotes

Charles: The former 17th heir to the Imperial Throne, Lelouch vi Britannia. It's been a long time, hasn't it, my errant son?
Lelouch: [struggles to lift his head] How dare you...!
Suzaku: [forces Lelouch's head down] You won't use your Geass.
[to Charles]
Suzaku: Your Majesty, I have a request. Please, sire, allow me to join the Knights of the Round, the twelve strongest knights of the Britannian Empire.
Charles: As a reward for capturing Zero, is that it?
Lelouch: You...
Suzaku: I told you before, Lelouch, that I was going to change this world from the ...
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First opening theme (episodes #1-12)
Performed by Flow
Lyrics by Kohshi Asakawa and Keigo Hayashi
Music by Takeshi Asakawa
Arrangement by Flow and Koichi Tsutaya
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Simply captivating
5 June 2011 | by See 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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