Questions tagged [code-geass]

Code Geass is an anime directed by Gorō Taniguchi, and written by Ichirō Ōkouchi. In an alternate future, Lelouch Lamperouge obtains a power known as Geass and uses it to obliterate the Holy Britannian Empire. It has several side-stories and adaptations.

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Was Lelouch the person driving the cart in the last scene of Code Geass R2?

At the ending of Code Geass R2, the last scene showed someone whose face wasn't showed riding a horse-pulling-cart with CC. I believe that it is indeed Lelouch (who was previously stabbed by Suzaku ...
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Why didn't Lelouch use the “obey me” order on everyone?

In the final episodes of Code Geass R2, Lelouch gave orders like "be my slave" or "obey me". This way, unlike when using the Geass, he can give them orders an unlimited number of times. (Code Geass ...
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How can we convert between a.t.b. and Revolution Year?

In the first two seasons of Code Geass, dates are mentioned with "a.t.b.". I took this screenshot from first episode of season one: However, in Code Geass: Akito the Exiled, dates are mentioned as R....
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How could Nunnaly see Lelouch's memories?

Is there any official explanation for this?
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Where did the Western names in Code Geass come from?

I recognize Lancelot and Mordred as knights from Arthur's legends. There is also a cat named Arthur. What about other names like Schneizel, Cornelia and title characters Lelouch and Nunally ...
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How did Nunnally and Sayoko survive the FLEIJA?

The sheer action of the FLEIJA leaves behind a very neat crater and turns matter in its radius into a vacuum (airborne units tend to get blown into the blast center). How did Nunnally and Sayoko ...
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Where did the “Not this shit again” bad sub meme originate from?

I have been seeing this meme all over the internet. Guessing from most of the Q&As I have found, this seems to be edited in. If so, what was the original verse and why did it get twisted in this ...
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What is Nina doing?

In episode 12, 7:43 there is a part were Nina Einstein is doing something. Is that what I think it is? Possibly NSFW: Link to Youtube Video (Alternate link)
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Is Cheese-kun real?

In Code Geass, particularly in the original Japanese version, we can see there was something like a product placement exchanged (as shown in this answer) between the series and Pizza Hut. Later in ...
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What's this song in Code Geass episode 5?

There is a song that starts playing at around 13:04 in episode 5 and lasts for about 20 seconds. It doesn't have any lyrics, and it's not "Stories". I have been trying to track down this song and am ...
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Are the Code Geass manga just different perspectives?

I know that there are multiple Code Geass manga, but it's been a long time since I've read them. I was wondering if they covered different timelines or physical areas or if they were different ...
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How did Geass come into existence?

I watched Code Geass, and now I want to know: How did Geass come into existence? Who or what created Geass?
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What does the R2 mean in Code Geass?

The second season of Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion is suffixed with R2. C.C's and V.V's names, while written with the dot between them they are pronounced as C2 and V2. So I am wondering what ...
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Where does Code Geass: Boukoku no Akito fall in the story line?

I just finished the second OVA, and I have some doubts. Are the OVAs a spin-off of the series? If not, when in the story line are they set? Are they before R2 or after?. There is a scene in the ...
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What are the other # Areas of the Holy Empire of Britannia?

At the start of Code Geass Japan has just been conquered by Britannia and renamed Area 11. After Prince Clovis's death we are introduced to Princess Cornelia, learning that her Knights had just ...
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What is C's World?

So throughout my viewing of Code Geass (both seasons) I was under the impression that the people shown here were an alien or ancient civilization that lived on Jupiter and were the source of the Geass ...
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What are the badges that Ryou wears?

In Code Geass: Akito the Exiled, the character Ryou wears five colored badges on his outfit. His article on the Code Geass Wiki says nothing about this. What do these badges signify?
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Difference between a code and geass?

Code seems to be obtained after your geass upgrades to full power and you kill a code bearer. What happens to your geass after you obtain the code? Do you lose your geass? Is code an extra power? What ...
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In Code Geass R2 episode 17, why did Lelouch lie to Suzaku about what he ordered Euphemia to do?

In Code Geass R2 episode 17, why did Lelouch lie to Suzaku that he ordered Euphemia to massacre all the Japanese people? The scene starts at 8:14 into the episode.
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How effective was the Geass Canceler?

The Geass Canceller of Jeremiah Gotwald cancels the effects of Geass on people who have been affected. His Geass Canceller is effective on the people that Lelouch, Rolo, and Charles have cast their ...
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What was exactly the CLAMP role in making Code Geass?

CLAMP collective is credited for original character design of Code Geass. Since the actual character design was made by Takahiro Kimura, what was exactly the CLAMP role in making Code Geass?
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Who originally created the Knightmare Frames?

Knightmare Frames are humanoid war machines developed by the Holy Britannian Empire and unveiled during the invasion of Japan. Is there any known scientist behind their creation, like how Nina ...
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Why did Lelouch call it the “United States of Japan”?

Lelouch declared the creation of the "United States of Japan". But why did he add "United States"? Japan is not called this in the real world, nor in the series before this moment. Why did he have ...
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Who are the sibling groups in this picture? [closed]

The picture: It looks like fanart, but I'm pretty sure the characters are all from something and not original characters, since I recognize Lelouch and Nunnally Lamperouge on the far left, and the ...
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Why did Lelouch erase Shirley's memories of him?

We all know that Lelouch erased Shirley's memories of him, during the Mao case. But why? Couldn't he just have erased her memories of him being Zero, instead of erasing all memories about him?
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What is the full timeline for the invasion of Japan?

In Code Geass, the invasion of Japan in its full extent is told through bits and pieces over a lot of episodes, which makes it hard to piece together what was the actual timeline from the decision ...
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Why did Lelouch and Nunnally allow themselves to be seen in public?

After the Second Pacific War and Invasion of Japan, Lelouch and Nunnally decided to live under false identities (not to have plastic surgery and be seen in public). Why? What exactly were they ...
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Why did Suzaku change sides?

Suzaku was always Lelouch's enemy; they had the same goal, but different ways. But when they met and killed Lelouch's father, he changed sides and became Lelouch's Knight. Why did this happen? At ...
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What's the name of this vehicle in Code Geass?

I tried the wiki, but couldn't find any information on this cool-looking walking (hydron?) canon. What is the name of this and what does it do?
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Does Akito the Exiled have anything to do with Code Geass?

Does it have anything to do with Lelouch and what happens after R2? I need to know whether or not they continue his story or did he become immortal from his father's code?
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Where does it state that Empress Tianzi's real name is Jiang Lihua?

In the Wikipedia and Wikia for Empress Tianzi, it states that her real name is Jiang Lihua. Where does this information come from? It is never stated as such in R2 so, what side information conveys ...
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How did C.C get her scar?

In Code Geass, when we see C.C mainly topless we see that she has a scar on her left breast. The first time we see this is when Lelouch tried to get C.C to move away from the Lancelot when she's ...
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In which order R1, R2 and Akito the Exiled need to be watched?

I am planing to watch R1, R2 again with Akito the Exiled but will be joined by a person who have no idea about Code Geass before. I know Akito the Exiled take place between R1 and R2 from the similar ...
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CC's loss of memory

I'm confused about the whole scene as to how and why CC lost her memory. Why did she lose her memory? It is because she was not letting herself out of CC's world/ the collective consciousness? How ...
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What are the different knightmare generations?

In Code Geass, those gigantic machines called Knightmare Frames evolve during the show. It starts with a mere robot that can only carry a gun and it ends with flying machines, shields, and the anime's ...
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Why is Guren's cockpit seat different from other knightmare frames?

I've been wondering when I watched code geass years ago, there were several models of knightmare frames shown in the anime and it's 2nd season. I noticed that Kallen Kozuki's knightmare - Guren has a ...
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Why is Suzaku able to see C.C. through the Knightmare?

When Zero (Lelouch) asked for a private meeting with Euphemia, there was a scene where Suzaku was able to see C.C. in the cockpit. C.C. was curious how. She said, "looks like he can see me [...] is ...
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Parody brand names in anime [duplicate]

Why do anime use parody brand names in their series, and what benefit do anime like Code Geass and Darker than Black get when they use original brand names like Pizza Hut? Do they get paid for ...
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Can I play a PAL copy of Code geass on my US player?

So, here just a couple of weeks ago, I placed an order for Code Geass season 1 and season 2 from Madman Entertainment. This is my first time buying anime. I was told that Madman is a great site to ...
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Why did Lelouch kill Clovis and not Cornelia?

Lelouch killed Clovis as he was leading operations against the resistance, and Cornelia did the same thing. However, Lelouch did not try to kill her despite this. Why? It was even made clear that ...
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How did Guilford survive the FLEIJA?

In the Second Battle for Tokyo, Suzaku fires a FLEIJA which destroys a vast amount of the settlement. Guilford pushes the Shinkiro out of the blast radius and is absorbed. How could he have survived? ...
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Code Geass R2 episode 7,there is a song playing at 6:40

In Code Geass season 2 episode 7, there is a song playing at 6:40.This is about the time when Lelouch breaks his phone and throws it away when Kallen calls him. I can't find the song in the OST and I'...
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What is the song that plays when Clovis indirectly orders the Purebloods (Jermiah, Nu) to board their Knighmares in Episode 1?

In ep 1, starting from 6:10 minute mark, when Clovis says "its all in the performance", a song that seem to be a duo of piano and violin plays and continues until beyond 7 minute mark while the ...
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Does Lelouch vi Britannia speak with a Japanese accent?

Jun Fukuyama obviously has a Japanese accent, and we don't necessarily know about Johnny Yong Bosch's Japanese accent from the Code Geass dub alone. Regardless, I'm talking about the character Lelouch ...
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When or in what part did Milly Ashford (the school president) admit that she has feelings for Lelouch?

I have read from an anime magazine that Milly Ashford, the school president, was described as the daughter of the owner of the school which is obvious because the name is Ashford Academy. However, she ...
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What does C.C and V.V stand for?

Disclaimer: I am not asking about speculation on C.C's (or V.V's) real names In Code Geass, C.C implies that she abandoned her real name and has since forgotten it Lelouch, do you know why Snow is ...
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Why did Suzaku laugh at the end of episode 17 of Code Geass R2?

Near the end of episode 17 of Code Geass R2, we see Suzaku suddenly laughing. There's even a meme about that: I don't quite get it. What made him laugh?
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Who is Julius Kingsley?

In the second episode of "Code Geass: Akito the Exiled" a man calling himself "Julius Kingsley" exites a train of the royal family. To understand this episode and not getting spoiled by my question ...
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When did Lelouch take the Code from his father?

When I was just searching for theories for why people believe Lelouch is still alive, I found a theory which says Lelouch took the Geass from his dad, so when he was killed he actually became immortal....
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For how long has Lelouch been the Emperor of Britannia before and after “turning evil”?

Lelouch, once Charles had been defeated, use his Geass to take the Britannian crown and throne from others contenders. Then, he reforms their "constitution" and changes a lot of things in the empire. ...