A continuation of "Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion". One year after the events of the season 1 finale, Lelouch returns to Ashford Academy, having no memory of his time as Zero, his ... See full summary »
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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A continuation of "Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion". One year after the events of the season 1 finale, Lelouch returns to Ashford Academy, having no memory of his time as Zero, his Geass power, or his sister Nunnally. The Black Knights were defeated in the Battle of Tokyo, and all but a few of them have been captured or killed. The remaining Black Knights, along with C.C., find Lelouch and help him regain his memory. Afterwards, Lelouch resumes the role of Zero while attempting to hide the fact that his memories have returned. Written by
The former 17th heir to the Imperial Throne, Lelouch vi Britannia. It's been a long time, hasn't it, my errant son?
[struggles to lift his head]
How dare you...!
[forces Lelouch's head down]
You won't use your Geass.
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.
As a reward for capturing Zero, is that it?
I told you before, Lelouch, that I was going to change this world from the ...
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...and yet, I'm still watching this silly thing. Masterpiece? Hardly. This is not tight-wound, original, well written or engaging enough to be called that. Okay, so, I have high standards. I was watching Kurosawa and Truffaut films on Hulu before I stumbled onto this thing last week, but I'm hardly an anime novice at this point. FMA is my idea of a masterpiece. You actually care about characters, the plot keeps you in its pocket, and you practically mourn the coming of the final episode. With R2, there are plenty of plot twists, at the right time, to keep one sufficiently hooked; yet they aren't as plausible or rewarding enough for me to really recommend that anyone else get duped into this mess. The moral ambiguity of the characters is a great idea, but that sort of stopped giving us reasons to care about any of them anymore, as its more concerned with strategy at this point. Don't get me wrong--the first series, though not in itself unique or visionary, was quite engaging at times, and the unraveling of the character and story lines was intriguing. This futuristic post colonial world and its present-day parallels, as well as the world of Lelouch and his struggles with Geass, and the internal conflict that accompanies it, were all very entertaining. But from here on out, the show has become tired and formulaic, even repetitive, though it tries so hard to be more. Just as you are tiring of more flying machines, explosions, narrow escapes, etc., they give us the tiniest inkling of an engaging plot twist, just to keep those of us more interested in intelligent plots, character development, (and not aroused by cartoon ladies with water-balloon boobs), on the hook for something rewarding. But some of the twists are just too implausible, silly, or even confusing to give a turd about...and still, I'm going to watch the whole thing if it kills me. Or, perhaps, puts me to sleep.
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