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Code Geass: Akito the Exiled's New Trailer Posted

posted on by Egan Loo
New ads, visual art, onstage greeting info, story synopsis presented

The official website for the Code Geass: Akito the Exiled anime began streaming a 99-second trailer on Monday.

The website also began streaming a 15-second commercial and a 30-second commercial, presented a new piece of visual art, revealed information about the onstage greetings by the cast and staff at the opening weekend of the first installment's theatrical run, and offered the synopsis of the first installment.

The spinoff anime's first installment, "Yokuryū wa Maiorita," (The Wyvern Has Landed), will open in theaters in Japan on August 4.

Kazuki Akane (Escaflowne) is helming the latest Code Geass anime project at Sunrise. As in the previous two television series, Takahiro Kimura is adapting Clamp's original character designs for animation. Akira Yasuda is also returning to design the mechanical Nightmare units. The anime studio Sunrise, the previous Code Geass director Goro Taniguchi, and the previous series script supervisor Ichiro Okouchi are credited with the original story.

Update: More background information and 30-second commercial added.

Update 2: The official Twitter account for Code Geass discussed Monday's premium preview screenings of the first installment and indicated that the second installment's preview was shown. The account also hinted that "that character" appears in the preview. [Via Yaraon!]

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