One of the most loved anime that initiated its journey in the 2000s, Code Geass, the Japanese mecha anime series, may soon witness the opening of its Code Geass Season 3. Crunchyroll is yet to confirm if Code Geass will be back with its third season, and fans have been anticipating its release.
The Japanese mecha anime series has received sensational popularity for its previous two seasons, and no doubt fans are eagerly waiting to once to watch the new chapter after more than a decade-long wait.
When will Code Geass Season 3 be Out?
The first season of Code Geass came out on MBS on October 5, 2006. The first season had a total of 25 episodes. The series took a break from March 29, 2007, with the first 23 episodes getting a continuous release, and episodes 24 and 25 were released on July 28, 2007.
A second season was announced after the success of Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion in March 2007. The second season, Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2, was released on April 6, 2008, on MBS and TBS channels. The second season also had the same number of episodes as the first.
On Lelouch’s birthday in December, a new anime series came out. The series named Code Geass: Z of the Recapture was announced on December 5, 2020. The anime series is part of a new 10-year plan for Studio Sunrise.
Various sources have confirmed that Yoshimita Ohashi will return as the director with Noboru Kimura as the scriptwriter and designer Takahiro Kimura producing the character design.
Speaking of the release date, many Code Geass fans have been eagerly awaiting the third new season, but sadly, the date has not yet been confirmed by the show’s creators. However, there have been reports that the third new season of the series is currently being produced and that its creators will soon shock the internet with the news of the third new season.
The only thing you can do right now is wait and leave everything to us. As soon as we receive a confirmed update from the series’ creators, we will inform you of all you need to know.
Who will Voice the Japanese Version of Code Geass Season 3?
It’s uncertain if any new voice casts will be arriving for the third new season because there hasn’t been any formal confirmation on the voice cast. However, we can confirm that Lelouch vi Britannia and other voice actors from past seasons will be voicing Jun Fukuyama.
Additionally, Takahiro Sakurai and Akeno Watanabe are anticipated to voice the characters Suzaku Kururug and Kallen Stadtfeld, respectively. Sayaka Ohara and Yukana will return to perform the CC voicing.
Who will Voice the English Version of Code Geass Season 3?
Johnny Yong Bosch and Michelle Ruff voice Lelouch in English with Kate Higgins as CC, Yuri Lowenthal, and Laura Bailey as Suzaku Kururugi, and Karen Strassman as Kallen Stadtfeld.
What is the Series All About? And All Characters?
A Sunrise studio production, Code Geass, is set in an imagined Orwellian world where the power is distributed among the three superpowers: the Holy Britannian Empire, the Chinese Federation, and the European Union (also called Europa United).
The story revolves around the Eleventh Prince of the Britannian Empire, Lelouch vi Britannia (or Lelouch Lamperouge), who is an outcast prince. Lelouch is the son of the Britannian Emperor Charles zi Britannia and Marianne vi Britannia and the brother of Nunnally vi Britannia.
Lelouch becomes furious with his father when he does not take any action after his mother’s murder which was so tragic that his sister loses her sight and ability to walk. The plot begins in the year 2010 when Lelouch and Nunnally are sent on a diplomatic mission to Japan as political pawns.
The Plot of the Anime
Japan is attacked by robots that are known as ‘Knightmare Frames,’ starting an uncalled-for invasion. These robots obliterate the area, forcefully annexing it and naming it ‘Area 11’. Lelouch intends to fight the battle to get revenge against the wrong done.
Furthermore, he promises his friend Suzaku Kururugi to free Japan from tyrannical machinations. Lelouch is at Ashford Academy, Lelouch Lamperouge, and strategizes his way to overthrow the tyranny.
A mysterious girl called C.C. saves him from a hazardous situation when a Royal Britannian Guard. She also gives him Geass or the “Power of Kings,” which gives him the ability to command anyone he wants. After realizing the power bestowed upon him, Lelouch takes on a deadly journey as he masks himself as Zero to fulfill his vengeance against the Holy Britannian Empire.
First, however, he fights specific personal battles or mecha battles to save himself, throughout seasons, against the corrupting element of his newly gained power. Finally, he formed a radical ‘Black Knights’ group to free his empire.
As Lelouch goes deeper into his journey, various obstacles arise that deflect him or prevent him from making his win. He faces Suzaku Kururugi and his half-sibling along the way, trying to keep up the war against the empire.
Code Geass Verse: The Expansion
Studio Sunrise has a lot in its domain right now and is expanding the Code Geass universe. Besides the upcoming Code Geass movie, it has also announced a mobile game called Code Geass: Genesis Re; CODE. Yoshimitsu Ohashi has assumed the role of the directorial position, and Ichiro Okouchi will be the screenwriter, replacing the script Noboru Kimura wrote for the upcoming movie.
Code Geass’s popularity is because of various endearing elements within the franchise. It includes multiple exciting science fiction elements, the protagonist is not a soft play but has extraordinary strategic skills, and the visuals make it up to the mark.
While the third season is the new season. Not yet confirmed, you can keep track of the movie version of this hugely popular anime series. This essentially expands the Code Geass universe.
What to Expect in Code Geass Season 3?
The potential Season 3 might portray new challenges for Nunnally and Suzaku in maintaining peace in the Britannia Empire. The makers can also bring Lelouch back or resurrect him in some form with CC’s help. He would be a good foe for the current empress and her bodyguard. All of this is just speculation, and there is a possibility that the makers might surprise anime lovers.
Is Lelouch Vi Britannia Alive in Code Geass Season 3?
Suzaku executed the last season of the Code Geass, Lelouch, he disguised himself into Zero according to the plan called Zero Requiem. He frees the world from his tyrannical rule. Nunnally vi Britannia becomes the Empress of the Holy Empire of Britannia at the end of the series. If a third season does happen, it is unlikely that Lelouch will return.
Many anime lovers were unsatisfied with the ending and many unresolved character arcs, which season 2 left viewers with. Instead, they wanted more resolutions for their favorite characters. The recently announced Code Geass: Z of the Recapture might revive and take a different route with Lelouch’s character.
Is Code Geass Over?
The original Code Geass series has only season 2. However, the distributor Studio Sunrise has produced and released Original Video Animation (OVA), movies. A spin-off that takes on different scenarios and alternate reality.
Code Geass OVA Release: The Miraculous Birthday
The picture drama The Code Geass: The Miraculous Birthday came out for Mark Lelouch’s birthday. It was based on a live event that happened in the capital of Japan, Tokyo.
Code Geass OVA Release: Nunnally in Wonderland
An Original Video Animation (OVA) movie Code Geass: Nunnally in Wonderland came out on the website. Distributor Bandai Visual released the Blu-ray on July 27, 2012. The Blu-ray came with English subtitles and a picture book.
Code Geass Movies: Initiation, Transgression, and Glorification
A three-part anime movie came out on October 21, 2017. Then on February 10, 2018, and May 26, 2018. The movie tiles were— Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion I- Initiation, and Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion II- Transgression. The Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion III- Glorification. These films presented ‘what if’ scenarios with different images and storylines in an alternate timeline.
Code Geass Movie: Lelouch of the Resurrection
A sequel to the three-part film hit the screens on November 27, 2016. The direct sequel movie, Code Geass: Lelouch of the Resurrection, the Code Geass film franchise, hit the theatres on February 9, 2019, in Japan. This is the last one on the avatar list. After the new series came out, the movie was re-released in the theatres in Japan on January 29, 2021, in 4D.
Code Geass Anime Spin-off— Akito the Exiled
A spin-off story set in the Code Geass show universe came out on December 5, 2009. The anime series Code Geass: Akito the Exiled came out on August 4, 2012. The OVA series has only five episodes which ran till February 6, 2016.
When was the Dubbed Version of Code Geass: Akito the Exiled Released?
The dubbed English version came out on April 10, 2017.
Who are the Creatives Behind Code Geass: Akito the Exiled?
Kazuki Akane was the series director, with Hiroshi Onogi as the scriptwriter.
Reviews of the Code Geass
Anime lovers gave the series an 8.7 on IMDb with the #118 position in Top Rated T.V. Surprisingly, 8.7 is the series rating on My Anime List, by anime fans. It is ranked #47 in Top Series with #17 in Popularity.
The series has mixed reviews. With generally favorable reviews calling the series a ‘masterpiece,’ no words can describe the experience.
Accolades for the Code Geass
The series has 6 nominations, with all six wins under its belt. The most notable ones include The Best Anime TV Series Award at the Tokyo International Anime Fair in 2007 and 2009. The anime also won The Best TV Animation Award at the 12th Animation Kobe in 2007, with also winning The Most Popular Anime Award at the 29th Annual Anime Grand Prix by Animage in 2006.
How Many More Seasons Can We Expect for Code Geass?
We currently don’t have any information about the possibility of new seasons. However, as soon as the information is formally confirmed, we will keep you informed. At this time, we strongly advise you to watch the first two seasons of the show before waiting for the third.
Where Can You Stream Code Geass?
If you want to watch Code Geass right away, you may do so on well-known anime streaming services like Crunchyroll, where the first two seasons are already accessible. In addition to Crunchyroll, you may access other streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, and Funimation to watch anime.