Code Geass

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Code Geass
Premiere October 5, 2006
Finale September 28, 2008
Creator Gorō Taniguchi
Ichirō Ōkouchi
Network/Provider MBS
Style 30-minute sci-fi anime
Company Sunrise
Seasons 2
Episodes 50
Origin Japan

Code Geass, also known with the subtitle of Lelouch of the Rebellion, is a science fiction anime series originally broadcast terrestrially in Japan on MBS. It was later broadcast on the Animax satellite network on November 7, 2006. The series was licensed by Bandai Entertainment for English dubbing and release on Adult Swim in Spring 2008.

The series comes from members of the same team involved in the production of Planetes, also produced by Sunrise. Additionally, the characters were designed by CLAMP, a noted all-female mangaka group. The series is set in 2010, after the Japanese have been invaded and conquered by the Holy Empire of Britannia. After being conquered the Japanese people, now dubbed "Elevens," have been forced into ghettos while their rulers live in first class settlements.

The crux of the series revolves around Lelouch Lamperouge, a member of the royal family who lost his status when his mother, the Queen, was assassinated and his sister crippled. Now entrusted with the power of Geass, he seeks to avenge his mother's death and seek peace by destroying the empire which rules Japan.

A sequel to the series, titled Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2, premiered in Japan on April 6, 2008.



Japanese Voices English Voices Character Duration
Main Cast
Jun Fukuyama Johnny Yong Bosch Lelouch Lamperouge 1 2
Takahiro Sakurai Yuri Lowenthal Suzaku Kururugi 1 2
Yukana Kate Higgins C.C. 1 2


Season  Premiere Finale #
Season One October 6, 2006 July 29, 2007 25
Season Two April 6, 2008 September 28, 2008 25


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