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Code Geass Receives A New Anime

Code Geass held their 10th anniversary event on Sunday. It was there that it was announced that the series will be receiving a third anime season that will act as a sequel to R2. The third season will be entitled Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch (Code Geass: Lelouch of the Resurrection) and will take place several years after Lelouch’s Zero Requiem plan. 

In addition to the third season, three Code Geass films were announced which will compile all 50 episodes from the anime series. The original cast is being brought back for the films where they will re-record all of their lines from the original series! The first film is slated to open sometime in 2017.

The original Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion television anime series premiered in Japan in 2006, while Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 premiered in 2008. The Adult Swim network aired both series in North America in 2008. Bandai Entertainment released both seasons on home video in North America before it stopped offering new DVD, Blu-ray Disc, and manga releases in 2012. Funimation announced its license of the series in 2013. The five-part Code Geass: Akito the Exiled OVA is a spinoff of the original anime series, and is set in between the two seasons. The first episode debuted in Japan with a theatrical screening in 2012, and the fifth and final episode opened in theaters in Japan on February 6. Funimation licensed the series in 2013, and premiered it at a screening at Otakon in August. The company will release the entire series on home video in early 2017.

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Key visual for the new Code Geass

 

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Josh Piedra

Josh (or J.J. as some have come to call him), is a long-time geek culture enthusiast with a deep passion for anime, manga and Japanese culture. Josh also has a Bachelor of Arts in Game Design and is a creative writer who has created original content for over 20 years!