Panelists: Ken Iyadomi
(President) – Marti Rivera (Packaging Design
Coordinator)Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion
is about an evil opposing force known as “Britannia” that enters Japan and robs it of its freedom and identity. Japan is consequently renamed Area 11. The series focuses on a group of people who use the power of Geass to fight back.
The official announcement for the show came at Otakon, and the localization of the series is being done by Zero Limit. The show will be aired on Adult Swim
in the spring of 2008. According to Iyadomi, Mr. Goro Taniguchi
, the show's original director, helped select the English voice talent for the dubbed release.
The English Language cast is as follows:
Lelouch: Johnny Yong Bosch
C2 (CC): Kate Higgins
Kallen: Karen Strassman
Suzaku Kururugi: Yuri Lowenthal
Lloyd: Liam O'Brien
Tohdoh: Steven Blum
Bartley: Peter Spellos
Clovis: Dave Wittenberg
Emperor: Michael McConnohie
Shirley: Amy Kincaid
Milly: Julie Ann Taylor
Nina & Sayoko: Kim Mai Guest
Bandai has also licensed and will sell the three separate manga series (Lelouch of the Rebellion, Suzaku of the Counterattack,
and Knightmare of Nunnally)
and one light novel series. Figures and product goods will also be sold in the US. Among the merchandise planned are a Lelouch jacket, pendants, bracelets, and notebooks.
The new website for the show will be going live at code-geass.bandai-ent.com on Monday, December 10.