Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;surrection Sequel Film's 2nd Trailer Reveals More Cast
posted on by Egan Loo
The "Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion Happy Birthday Screening & Live Viewing" event unveiled the second trailer and a new key visual for the Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch (Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;surrection) sequel anime film on Saturday. The trailer announced more cast members for new characters from Jirukusutan, an empire of warriors, and theme song information.
The newly announced cast members are:
Leo Ieiri is performing the opening theme song "Kono Sekai de" (In This World), and Unione is performing the ending theme song "Revive." In addition, Ali Project is performing the insert song "Utsukushiki Kemonotachi no Tame no" (For the Beautiful Creatures).
The previously announced new cast members and their characters are:
The story begins in the world two years after Zero Requiem.
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 on February 9 in 120 theaters in Japan, including Shinjuku Wald 9 in Tokyo.
The anime's staff includes:
- Director: Goro Taniguchi
- Script: Ichiro Okouchi
- Original Character Design: CLAMP
- Character Design: Takahiro Kimura
- Original Knightmare Frame Design Concept: Akira Yasuda
- Knightmare Frame Design: Eiji Nakada
- Mechanical Design/Concept Design: Kenji Teraoka
- Main Animator: Takahiro Kimura, Yuriko Chiba, Eiji Nakada, Seiichi Nakatani
- Art Director: Yoshinori Hishinuma
- Color Key: Akiko Shibata
- Director of Photography: Hiroyuki Chiba
- Editing: Seiji Morita
- Sound Director: Motoi Izawa, Yasuo Uragami
- Music: Kotaro Nakagawa
- Distribution: Showgate
- Production: Sunrise, Code Geass Production Committee
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 in October 2017. 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.
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