The greatest anime franchise of all time is back along with its famous anti-hero, Lelouch Lamperouge!
At the Code Geass 10th Anniversary event on Sunday, Sunrise has announced that the franchise is getting its "next project," as well as a three-part compilation anime movie series.Check out the image that came with the announcement via Animenewsnetwork below:
The three-part movie series will recap all 50 episodes of the original Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion and Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 sequel series. The movies will include new scenes, and the cast are re-recording all their lines for the movies.
Fans who got tickets and an invitation to Sunday's "Kiseki no Anniversary" event cracked a possible secret code within the invitation that read "Rebirth of the Demon." Bandai's Anime Channel service is set to stream the event in Japan beginning on December 23 at noon, followed by a DVD and Blu-ray Disc release on April 21, 2017. The home video release will include a picture drama that debuted at the event, a digest video of the event's stage performance, a new Fukkatsu! Kiseki no Baba Gekij? short, and the promotional video that announced the new project. Check out the package art by character designer Takahito Kimura below:
This is my most favorite anime franchise of all time, so I can't wait to see Lelouch Lamperouge's return. The original Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion anime series premiered in Japan in 2006, while Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 premiered in 2008.