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Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;surrection Film Sells 500,000 Tickets in Japan

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Film opened in Japan on February 9, will screen in N. America in May

The staff of the Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;surrection (Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch) sequel anime film revealed on Saturday at an event screening that the film has sold more than 500,000 tickets.

The film opened on February 9 in 120 theaters in Japan, and debuted at #5 at the Japanese box office. The film has earned a cumulative total of 705,524,950 yen (about US$6.35 million) as of February 24.

Funimation will screen the film in North America on May 5 (subtitled), and on May 7-8 (dubbed).

Director Goro Taniguchi confirmed that many of the key staff members returned for the movie, and specifically emphasized that the story is complete in one film, which serves as a finale. The film's story begins in the world two years after Zero Requiem.

Leo Ieiri performs the opening theme song "Kono Sekai de" (In This World), and Unione performs the ending theme song "Revive." In addition, Ali Project performs the insert song "Utsukushiki Kemonotachi no Tame no" (For the Beautiful Creatures).

Source: Comic Natalie


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