Sequel film opens in Japan in February
Sunrise‘s international division began streaming an English-subtitled version of the new promotional video for the Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch (English subtitle: Re;surrection) sequel anime film project on Monday.
The video debuted on Friday with the announcement that the sequel project will be one film that will premiere in February. Director Goro Taniguchi confirmed that many of the key staff members are returning for the movie, and specifically emphasized that the story will be complete in one film, which will serve as a finale. The film will open in 120 theaters in Japan, including Shinjuku Wald 9 in Tokyo.
The anime’s staff includes:
Sunrise announced the Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch sequel project in November 2016.
The first film in the series’ compilation recap trilogy, Code Geass – Hangyaku no Lelouch – Kōdō (lit.: The Awakening Path, official English subtitle: Initiation), opened in Japan last October. The second film, Code Geass – Hangyaku no Lelouch – Handō (lit.: The Rebellion Path, official English subtitle: Transgression), opened in Japan in February. The third film, Code Geass – Hangyaku no Lelouch – Ōdō (lit.: The Imperial Path, official English subtitle: Glorification), opened in May.
The original Code Geass television series premiered in 2006, followed by a sequel series in 2008. The series has inspired various manga and original video anime, including the Code Geass: Akito the Exiled spinoff, which premiered in 2012.