Code Geass: Oz the Reflection's Details Revealed
posted on by Egan Loo
The March issue of Hobby Japan magazine is revealing more details about the Code Geass: Oz The Reflection (Code Geass : Sōbō no Oz) spinoff on Wednesday. The spinoff will launch in Hobby Japan magazine and Kadokawa Shoten's Newtype Ace magazine and tell a story from the viewpoints of two different protagonists.
The photo story in Hobby Japan will center around Orpheus Zevon (Jivon), a young terrorist with the Knightmare Frame (KMF) Byakuen. Shigeru Morita (Code Geass: Akito the Exiled, A Dark Rabbit Has Seven Lives) of Studio Nue is penning this story.
The manga in Newtype Ace will revolve around Aldrin Zevon, a girl in the Britannia Empire's anti-terrorist unit Glinda Knights who pilots the KMF Lancelot Grail. (The crest of the Glinda Knights indicates that the name is a reference to Glinda the Good Witch from the Oz novels.)
Eiji Nakata, the designer of the Knightmare Frames in the original television series, designed the new KMFs in Code Geass: Oz The Reflection, and fellow mechanical designer Kenji Teraoka (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Mobile Suit Gundam 00) also returned from the previous Code Geass projects. The television anime's character designer Takahiro Kimura drafted the rough character designs for Oz The Reflection.
Bandai's Collectors division will turn the KMFs in Oz The Reflection into Robot Tamashii (Side KMF) figures, and Bandai's Hobby division will also release a 1/35-scale plastic model kit of the KMF Alexanda from the Code Geass: Akito the Exiled anime project.
Images © Sunrise/Project Geass, MBS