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Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;surrection Anime Film Tops 1 Billion Yen

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

The official website for the Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;surrection (Code Geass: Fukkatsu no Lelouch) sequel anime film revealed on Friday that the film has earned a cumulative total of over 1 billion yen (about US$9 million) in the Japanese box office.

The film opened on February 9 in 120 theaters in Japan, and debuted at #5 at the Japanese box office, and earned earned 286.65 million yen (about US$2.59 million) in its opening weekend.

Funimation will screen the film in North America on May 5 (subtitled), and on May 7-8 (dubbed), after screening the film at Seattle's Sakura-Con convention in April.

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

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

Source: Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;surrection anime film's website


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