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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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Storyline

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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Once friends, now enemies. See more »


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kôdo giasu: Hangyaku no rurûshu R2 See more »

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Trivia

During the first season, fans joked that Lelouch's maid Sayoko was secretly a ninja, explaining the occasional flashes of competence seen behind her quiet exterior. Between seasons the staff acknowledged the joke, and in R2 it's revealed that she is in fact the heiress to the Shinozaki ninja clan. 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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Connections

Referenced in Another Century's Episode Portable (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

WORLD END
Second opening theme (episodes #13-25)
Performed by Flow
Lyrics by Kohshi Asakawa and Keigo Hayashi
Music by Takeshi Asakawa
Arrangement by Flow and Koichi Tsutaya
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User Reviews

 
If it is wrong to be powerless,does having power make you right??
3 February 2012 | by bschiranthSee all my reviews

First thing i would like to ask? y the hell r there only 17 reviews in IMDb for this awesome show?!while things like pokemon and twilight get thousands of reviews!

I only had to watch the first episode to discover that i am going to be spending the rest of my free time watching this. Yes...this show is very addictive. At the end of every episode there is a twist or something to look forward to the next episode.The story and writing is simply top notch

The best part of this anime is the moral decisions the protagonists makes right or wrong ..good or evil ??its all in the persons perspective.Another best part of this show is the music which just fits so well with the superb dialogues.English voice acting was very very good.

The strategies employed in this show remind me of death note but this show is different in its own kind.Not just the brilliant story with twists , even the emotions that get evoked in you in some episodes is just so good..

Enough said..just go and watch this awesome show of 50 episodes to get your mind blown and heart fulfilled...


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