List of Code Geass episodes

List of Code Geass episodes
Code Geass DVD released in Japan.

This is a list of episodes for the Sunrise anime television series Code Geass.

Code Geass officially premiered on the Mainichi Broadcasting System (MBS) television network on October 15, 2006.[1] Upon the airing of the first twenty-three episodes, the series went on hiatus on March 29, 2007,[1][2] and completed broadcast of the first series with the simultaneous one-hour broadcast of episodes twenty-four and twenty-five on July 28, 2007.[3] The second season, Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2, premiered on MBS and TBS on April 6, 2008. Prior to the series' television broadcast, three private preview screenings of episode 1 were held on March 15 and March 16 in Osaka and Tokyo, respectively, which was attended by the series' seiyū as well as a pool of 3800 randomly-selected applicants. In the United States, the dubbed version of the first season was first broadcast on Adult Swim on April 27, 2008. It was being shown at 5:00 am Eastern Standard Time, which is what Adult Swim calls in its bumps "The Graveyard Slot". As of November 30, 2010 it was being broadcast at 2:00 am, according to Bandai Entertainment.[4] It has since moved to 1:30 am. From March 14 to May 2 all episodes were reruns.

The first opening theme song to the series was "Colors", performed by the band FLOW, while its first ending theme song was "Yūkyō Seishunka" (勇侠青春謳?, lit. "Chivalrous Youth Song"), performed by Ali Project. They were used in the first 12 episodes. Both the opening and ending theme songs were later replaced in episode 13 with "Kaidoku Funō" (解読不能?, lit. "Indecipherable"), performed by the rock band Jinn, and "Mosaic Kakera" (モザイクカケラ Mozaiku Kakera?, lit. "Mosaic Fragments"), performed by SunSet Swish, respectively. The opening theme song is replaced in episodes 24 and 25 with "Hitomi no Tsubasa" (瞳ノ翼?, lit. "Eye's Wing"), performed by Access, which is also used as the ending for the Code Geass DVD Magazines.[5] When episodes 24 and 25 were first broadcast as the one-hour finale in Japan, "Colors" by FLOW was used as the ending theme for the two. The opening and ending themes to Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 are "O2" (O2〜オー・ツー〜 Ō Tsū?) and "Shiawase Neiro" (シアワセネイロ?), respectively, both performed by the Okinawa-based band Orange Range. The ending theme is featured with illustrations by CLAMP. These were used in the first 12 episodes. The second opening and ending themes for R2 are "WORLD END" by FLOW and "Waga Rōtashi Aku no Hana" (わが﨟たし悪の華?, lit. "My Beautifully Elegant Flower of Evil") by Ali Project, respectively. These were used in episode 13 to 25 with the final closing showing previous closing images created by Clamp.


Episode list

Season 1: 2006–2007

Episodes in Season 1 are referred to as "Stages."

# Title Director Writer Original airdate English airdate
01 "The Day a New Demon was Born"
"Majin ga Umareta Hi" (魔神が生まれた日) 
Noriaki Akitaya Ichirō Ōkouchi October 5, 2006 April 20, 2008
On August 10, 2010, a.t.b., Japan was conquered by the Holy Empire of Britannia. Seven years later, teenage student Lelouch Lamperouge finds himself pulled into a battle between anti-government terrorists and the Britannian Army in the Shinjuku Ghetto. In the midst of the conflict, a mysterious, green-haired girl saves him from death by granting him "the power of the king", which allows him to compel others to do his bidding. 
02 "The White Knight Awakens"
"Kakusei no Shiroki Kishi" (覚醒の白き騎士) 
Masato Miyoshi Ichirō Ōkouchi October 12, 2006 May 4, 2008
Using his newfound power, Lelouch hijacks an enemy Sutherland and leads the rebels in a counterattack against the Britannian army, forcing Viceroy Clovis la Britannia to call for the release of an experimental Knightmare Frame, the Lancelot, piloted by Suzaku Kururugi. The Lancelot proves to be far superior to previous Knightmare Frame models and Lelouch is forced to change his plans. Just as the Britannian Army corners the terrorists, Clovis orders an immediate cease-fire, under the order of Lelouch. 
03 "The False Classmate"
"Itsuwari no Kurasumeito" (偽りのクラスメイト) 
Kazuya Murata Ichirō Ōkouchi October 19, 2006 May 10, 2008
Lelouch confronts Clovis at gunpoint about the murder of his mother, Marianne vi Britannia, before killing him. When he returns to Ashford Academy, he discovers that Kallen Stadtfeld, one of the terrorists he helped in Shinjuku, attends the same school. The limitations to his power are also revealed to him when he attempts to question her and unsuccessfully erase her memory; he creates a cunning deception to ease her suspicions of his identity. When the death of Prince Clovis is announced in the media, it is Suzaku who is accused of the murder. 
04 "His Name is Zero"
"Sono Na wa Zero" (その名はゼロ) 
Kazuo Miyake Ichirō Ōkouchi October 26, 2006 May 18, 2008
The purebloods within the Britannian Army scapegoat Suzaku for Clovis' death, planning to use him as an excuse to rid the army of Honorary Britannians. Lelouch concocts a plan to save his childhood friend, with some help from Kallen and Kaname Ohgi, leader of Kallen's resistance group. Announcing himself publicly as Zero, Lelouch declares it was he who killed Clovis, and uses his power on Jeremiah Gottwald to force him to assist in Suzaku's rescue. In private, Lelouch offers Suzaku the opportunity to turn against Britannia for falsely accusing him, but he refuses, wishing to change the Empire from within. 
05 "The Princess and the Witch"
"Kōjo to Majo" (皇女と魔女) 
Satoshi Toba Ichirō Ōkouchi November 2, 2006 May 24, 2008
To Lelouch's surprise, C.C., the girl who gave him his power, is alive and now living in his residence. Suzaku, having been acquitted of all charges, accidentally meets Third Princess Euphemia li Britannia and ends up intervening in an internal pureblood struggle. Meanwhile, Second Princess Cornelia li Britannia endeavors to take charge of Area 11 as Viceroy and bring Zero, now the Empire's number one enemy and most wanted man, to justice. 
06 "The Stolen Mask"
"Ubawareta Kamen" (奪われた仮面) 
Hiroaki Kudō Ichirō Ōkouchi November 9, 2006 May 31, 2008
Suzaku transfers into Ashford Academy and faces the scorn of the Britannian students. Cornelia continues her hunt for Zero, destroying several rebel strongholds but finding no clues to his whereabouts. A stray cat slips into the Lamperouge residence on campus and takes off with Lelouch's Zero mask and a massive, comedic chase involving the entire student body follows. The Emperor of Britannia makes a speech during Prince Clovis' funeral on the virtues of inequality and the social battle for evolution and betterment. 
07 "Attack Cornelia"
"Kōneria o Ute" (コーネリアを撃て) 
Noriaki Akitaya Ichirō Ōkouchi November 16, 2006 June 7, 2008
Cornelia sets a trap for Zero at the Saitama Ghetto as she begins to clear another resistance cell. Despite C.C. trying to stop him, Lelouch takes the bait and goes to the aid of the Saitama resistance. His plan falls apart from a combination of Cornelia's superior tactics and the resistance cell's dissimilar motivations. Lelouch is cornered and nearly discovered, but C.C. dons his Zero costume and distracts the Britannian Army, allowing him to escape. Lelouch blames his defeat on the undisciplined rebels and resolves to build something better than a mere resistance unit. 
08 "The Black Knights"
"Kuro no Kishidan" (黒の騎士団) 
Makoto Baba Ichirō Ōkouchi November 23, 2006 June 14, 2008
A group from the Japan Liberation Front takes a hotel and its occupants hostage, including most of the Ashford Student council and a disguised Princess Euphemia. As such, Princess Cornelia cannot make a move against the hostage takers, which Lelouch realizes and takes advantage of. He mounts a rescue operation with Ohgi's resistance cell, and as he speaks with the hostage takers, Suzaku sinks the floating hotel using the Lancelot. However, Lelouch derails any rescue efforts by the army so he can take credit for the rescue. Broadcasting publicly to the nation, he announces the creation and purpose of his Black Knights, "allies of justice" who will judge the world and protect the weak from "those with power." 
08.5 "Kamen no Kizuato"   November 30, 2006
Recaps the previous episodes. 
09 "Refrain"
"Rifurein" (リフレイン) 
Kazuya Murata Ichirō Ōkouchi December 6, 2006 June 21, 2008
Told mostly from Kallen's perspective, her rocky relationship with her biological mother is revealed. The Black Knights are sent on a mission to take out the drug "Refrain", and find themselves to be popular among the Elevens. Kallen's mother is found among the Refrain users, and is arrested following the Black Knights' destruction of the drug stockpiles. Kallen promises to have changed the world by the time she is released. 
10 "Guren Dances"
"Guren Mau" (紅蓮舞う) 
Kazuo Miyake Ichirō Ōkouchi December 14, 2006 June 28, 2008
Cornelia and the Britannian Army heads to Narita, hoping to destroy the remnants of the Japan Liberation Front. Lelouch has his Knights follow her in the hope of capturing her alive so he can question her about his mother's death. As the Britannian forces close in on the Front's headquarters, Kallen utilizes her new Knightmare Frame, the Guren Mk-II, to cause a massive landslide that takes out much of the Britannian forces. 
11 "Battle for Narita"
"Narita Kōbōsen" (ナリタ攻防戦) 
Satoshi Toba Ichirō Ōkouchi December 21, 2006 July 5, 2008
The Black Knights' assault on the Britannian Army in Narita proves successful, and Cornelia is cornered by Kallen and Lelouch. At Euphemia's request, Suzaku rushes onto the battlefield in the Lancelot to rescue Cornelia. He saves her and manages to corner Lelouch. C.C. comes to his rescue by mentally traumatizing Suzaku. The Black Knights retreat from the conflict in victory, leaving the Japan Liberation Front and the Britannian Army to fight amongst themselves. 
12 "The Messenger from Kyoto"
"Kyōto kara no Shisha" (キョウトからの使者) 
Hiroaki Kudō Hiroyuki Yoshino January 4, 2007 July 12, 2008
Zero and core members of the Black Knights meet with Taizō Kirihara, one of the most powerful people in the Japanese underground and an acquaintance of Lelouch from his younger days at the Kururugi Shrine. Lelouch deftly displays his tactical prowess and wit before Taizō, revealing his true identity to the man to gain his trust and support. When Lelouch returns to Tokyo, Shirley informs him of her father's death, indirectly caused by Zero during the Battle of Narita. 
13 "Shirley at Gunpoint"
"Shārī to Jūkō" (シャーリーと銃口) 
Noriaki Akitaya Hiroyuki Yoshino January 11, 2007 July 19, 2008
Kallen and Lelouch separately reflect upon the deaths of innocents in the Narita campaign, with both vowing to press on. Shirley secretly follows Lelouch and witnesses the battle between the Japan Liberation Front and the Britannian Army, which Lelouch ends by detonating the Japan Liberation Front freighter as the Britannian Knightmares begin to board it, killing all personnel on board and giving the Black Knights the element of surprise. Suzaku attacks Lelouch, easily overpowering his weaker Burai with the Lancelot, forcing him to eject. He crash-lands near Shirley and is knocked unconscious. Shirley prepares to kill him to avenge her father, but hesitates when his mask falls off, revealing to her that Zero is Lelouch. 
14 "Geass vs. Geass"
"Giasu tai Giasu" (ギアス対ギアス) 
Makoto Baba Ichirō Ōkouchi January 18, 2007 July 26, 2008
Lelouch believes Shirley may have discovered his identity as Zero, so he and C.C. pursue her to Narita. Ohgi explores the battlefield of the previous night, discovering a wounded Villetta Nu left for dead out of sight. Lelouch encounters Mao, a young man who also has the power of Geass. Mao uses his mind-reading abilities to play on Shirley's insecurities, manipulating her into shooting Lelouch, but she falters at the last moment and C.C. sends Mao away temporarily. With Shirley torn apart by grief and guilt, Lelouch uses his Geass to erase her memories of him. 
15 "Cheering Mao"
"Kassai no Mao" (喝采のマオ) 
Tōru Yamada Ichirō Ōkouchi January 25, 2007 August 2, 2008
C.C. explains her history with Mao, and how his inability to turn his Geass off drove him insane. An injured Villetta wakes up in Ohgi's apartment and he discovers she has selective amnesia. C.C. leaves Lelouch to take care of Mao herself, but Mao gains the upper hand when he incapacitates her. Lelouch utilizes his intellect to fool Mao and rescue C.C. using the Britannian Police to surround and shoot Mao. Safe on a rooftop away from the scene, Lelouch reaffirms his contract with her, promising not to fall victim to his power as Mao did. 
16 "Nunnally Held Hostage"
"Toraware no Nanarī" (囚われのナナリー) 
Kazuo Miyake Ichirō Ōkouchi February 1, 2007 August 9, 2008
C.C. departs as a messenger to the Chinese Federation and Milly has a marriage interview with Lloyd Asplund, creator of the Lancelot. Mao returns to kidnap Lelouch's sister, Nunnally, and holds her hostage in the Ashford Academy sewers. Lelouch and Suzaku work together to rescue her, with Suzaku's physical adeptness and the clever use of Lelouch's Geass proving to be beyond Mao's planning. Before he can be arrested, Mao reveals that Suzaku killed his own father; in return, Lelouch silences Mao with his Geass and C.C. returns to end Mao's life as Suzaku crumbles to the ground, confronted with his actions after years of secrecy. 
17 "Knight"
"Kishi" (騎士) 
Kazuya Murata Yūichi Nomura February 8, 2007 August 23, 2008
An inauguration ceremony of Clovis' memorial art museum is held, with Euphemia judging the art works. Lelouch agrees to help Kyoshiro Tohdoh's comrades rescue their leader. During the rescue mission, Lelouch convinces Tohdoh to join the Black Knights. The Lancelot appears and attempts to stop them, but Lelouch is able to predict its movements and plan a counterattack. When Tohdoh slices open the cockpit, revealing Suzaku within, Lelouch is shocked, having originally planned for Suzaku to become Nunnally's knight. He orders an immediate retreat as reinforcements arrive. Seeing Suzaku's bravery and creed, Euphemia announces to the media that he will be her knight. 
17.5 "Kamen no Shinjitsu"   February 15, 2007
Recaps the previous episodes. 
18 "I Order you, Suzaku Kururugi"
"Kururugi Suzaku ni Meijiru" (枢木スザクに命じる) 
Satoshi Toba Ichirō Ōkouchi February 22, 2007 August 30, 2008
As Euphemia knights Suzaku, Lelouch establishes the hierarchy of the Black Knights. Diethard Reid suggests assassinating Suzaku, but Lelouch has other plans for him. He launches an operation to capture Suzaku and the Lancelot at a Britannia military base on Shikinejima. It almost succeeds, but Second Prince Schneizel el Britannia appears and orders his floating battleship, the Avalon, to bombard the island, intending to sacrifice Suzaku in order to kill Zero. 
19 "Island of the Gods"
"Kami no Shima" (神の島) 
Shin'ichi Masaki Hiroyuki Yoshino March 1, 2007 September 6, 2008
The aftermath of the Avalon's arrival inexplicably leaves Lelouch, Euphemia, Kallen, and Suzaku on the mysterious Kamine Island. Suzaku encounters Kallen, and learns she is a Black Knight and the pilot of the Guren Mk-II, while Euphemia is found by Zero, confirming her suspicions that he is Lelouch. Meanwhile, Schneizel, Lloyd, and Cécile Croomy survey the island's ancient ruins. When Lelouch, Kallen, Suzaku, and Euphemia suddenly fall into the ruins, Lelouch and Kallen steal the prototype Knightmare Frame Gawain to escape. As Suzaku is detained for insubordination, it is revealed that Lelouch used Geass on Suzaku, giving him the command to "live", through which he prioritized his own survival over Zero's capture. Elsewhere, the exiled Japanese government from seven years ago launches a full-scale assault on Kyūshū with the help of the Chinese Federation. 
20 "Battle at Kyushu"
"Kyūshū Sen'eki" (キュウシュウ戦役) 
Hiroaki Kudō Yūichi Nomura March 8, 2007 September 14, 2008
The Britannian Army fights back against the Kyūshū invaders with the Lancelot. Meanwhile, Nina meets Princess Euphemia and inadvertently gives Euphemia peace of mind about her feelings for Suzaku. As Suzaku becomes cornered when his Lancelot's power runs out, Euphemia encourages Suzaku to fight on and live. Zero and C.C. fly into the battlefield in the Gawain to recharge the Lancelot, and the two Knightmares end the Kyūshū campaign together. 
21 "The School Festival Declaration"
"Gakuen-sai Sengen!" (学園祭宣言!) 
Noriaki Akitaya Ichirō Ōkouchi March 15, 2007 September 21, 2008
The Ashford Academy holds their annual school festival. Ohgi, Villeta, Euphemia, and Kallen all make their separate ways to the event and a series of close encounters risks the revealing of their hidden identities. Suzaku pilots the Ganymede for the festival's main event: making a giant pizza, slated to be the world's largest. When Euphemia's presence is revealed, mass panic ensues. On live television, she declares the Mount Fuji area to be the "Specially Administrated Zone of Japan", where Elevens can be referred to as "Japanese" again. She believes this will bring back the happy days with Lelouch and Nunnally, but Lelouch thinks otherwise, knowing she is being naive. 
22 "Blood Stained Euphy"
"Chizome no Yufi" (血染めのユフィ) 
Makoto Baba Ichirō Ōkouchi March 22, 2007 October 5, 2008
During the commemoration ceremony for the Specially Administrated Zone, Lelouch and Euphemia privately discuss Japan's future. She convinces him, and Lelouch summarily halts his rebellion, until he suddenly loses control of his Geass while jokingly telling her to kill all the Japanese. The Geass-influenced Euphemia orders a bloody massacre of the people attending the ceremony. Blaming himself, a resolute Lelouch decides to salvage the situation by declaring Euphemia's Specially Administrated Zone a trap to lure out the Black Knights, and commands his troops to defeat the Britannian forces, protect the Japanese, and stop and kill Euphemia. 
23 "At Least with Sorrow"
"Semete Kanashimi to Tomo ni" (せめて哀しみとともに) 
Shin'ichi Masaki Ichirō Ōkouchi
Yūichi Nomura
March 29, 2007 October 12, 2008
Left with no choice, Lelouch shoots and mortally wounds Euphemia in front of Suzaku. Suzaku returns to the Avalon with her battered body as the Black Knights continue to contain the violence. She then dies from her injuries as Lelouch announces his plan for the creation of the United States of Japan. Alone, Lelouch grieves over his actions as C.C. comforts him, reminding him she will stay alongside him, as per their contract. Soon, the entirety of Area 11 revolts against the Britannian Empire. Advancing with his massive army, Lelouch ignites the conflict by initiating the collapse of the Tokyo Settlement. 
24 "The Collapsing Stage"
"Hōraku no Sutēji" (崩落のステージ) 
Kazuo Miyake Ichirō Ōkouchi July 28, 2007 October 19, 2008
Lelouch's strategies give the Black Knights and their allies the upper hand in their battle against the Britannian Army. As riots break out through the country, the Black Knights take over Ashford Academy as their headquarters, and the students are spared on Lelouch's orders. An enraged Suzaku, now aware of Zero's power thanks to a mysterious young boy named V.V., pursues Zero for revenge, which Cornelia also covets. 
25 "Zero"
"Zero" (ゼロ) 
Satoshi Toba Ichirō Ōkouchi July 28, 2007 October 26, 2008

After managing to capture Cornelia, Lelouch forces her to reveal what little information she knows of Marianne's murder, but the answers do not please him one bit. V.V. takes Nunnally to Kamine Island, and Lelouch abandons the Black Knights to rescue his sister. Without Lelouch, the Black Knights begin to lose ground to the Britannian Army. Suzaku follows Zero, leading to the revelation of Zero's identity to him and Kallen and a final confrontation between the former friends.

Note: During its first broadcast in Japan, at the end of the episode, a monologue was given by C.C., acting as a cliffhanger. 

Season 2: 2008

Episodes in Season 2 are referred to as "Turns."

# Title Director Writer Original airdate English airdate
01 "The Day a Demon Awakens"
"Majin ga Mezameru Hi" (魔神が目覚める日) 
Noriaki Akitaya Ichirō Ōkouchi April 6, 2008 November 2, 2008
One year after the Black Rebellion, Lelouch Lamperouge has resumed his normal school life with no apparent memories of the year before. After skipping remedial gym class, he sets off with younger brother Rolo to gamble at Babel Tower. Led by C.C., the Order of the Black Knights launches an attack on the complex to retrieve Lelouch. C.C. reawakens his memories, and Lelouch resumes his identity as Zero, while Suzaku Kururugi declares to the Emperor that he will personally kill Zero. 
02 "Plan for Independent Japan"
"Nippon Dokuritsu Keikaku" (日本独立計画) 
Akira Toba Ichirō Ōkouchi April 13, 2008 November 16, 2008
Lelouch directs the Black Knights in a counterattack against the Britannian forces and recalls how his memories were altered by the Emperor following the Black Rebellion. The new Knightmare Frame prototype Vincent arrives and wreaks havoc on the Black Knights. They collapse Babel Tower to retreat, killing the Viceroy and creating a road straight to the Chinese Federation Consulate, where the Black Knights escape to. Zero broadcasts his plan to recreate the United States of Japan and the Britannian military retreats, but the pilot of the Vincent, Rolo, is not so easily swayed. After arriving at the consul grounds, he confronts Li Xingke, revealing he too possesses the power of Geass. 
03 "Imprisoned in Campus"
"Toraware no Gakuen" (囚われの学園) 
Makoto Baba Ichirō Ōkouchi April 20, 2008 November 23, 2008
Lelouch returns to the Ashford Academy during the broadcast, causing Villeta Nu's Special Division to have doubts he was the Zero on television. Needing information on his sister's whereabouts, Lelouch sets a trap to turn Rolo into his pawn, but Rolo's Geass allows him to gain the upper hand. Gilbert G.P. Guilford, Cornelia li Britannia's knight and acting Viceroy of Area 11, presents an ultimatum to Zero: reveal himself or let the incarcerated Black Knights face execution. Elsewhere, Suzaku leads the Britannian frontlines in the Lancelot in the war against the Euro Universe
04 "Counterattack at the Gallows"
"Gyakushū no Shokeidai" (逆襲の処刑台) 
Kazuo Miyake Ichirō Ōkouchi April 27, 2008 November 30, 2008
Lelouch deduces the nature of Rolo's Geass and convinces Rolo to spare him; in return, he will hand over C.C. Li Xingke confronts the Eunuch Gao Hai and kills him to take command of the consulate. As the deadline approaches, Guilford prepares to execute the captured Black Knights, until Zero appears, challenging him to a duel. Using the same strategy from the Black Rebellion, he causes confusion amongst the Britannian military as they are dumped into Chinese territory. While the Black Knights rescue the prisoners, Rolo tries to kill Lelouch for his betrayal. However, he takes a bullet meant for Rolo, giving the youth pause. Lelouch plays on his insecurities about his future and sibling relationship, convincing him to join his cause. 
05 "Knights of the Round"
"Naito obu Raunzu" (ナイトオブラウンズ) 
Masato Miyoshi
Noriaki Akitaya
Ichirō Ōkouchi May 4, 2008 December 7, 2008
Suzaku returns to Ashford Academy to investigate Lelouch. With the Black Knights reassembled, Lelouch plans to lead the resistance while maintaining his façade as a student. A welcoming party is held for Suzaku at the academy, and C.C.'s love of pizza threatens to reveal Lelouch's secret; Kallen arrives to retrieve her but is seen by Villeta. She tells Lelouch how she came with Kaname Ohgi the previous year, and Lelouch uses this information to blackmail her. Alone, Suzaku reveals to Lelouch his goal of becoming the Knight of One, which would allow him complete governing authority over an Area of his choosing. To test Lelouch, he allows him to speak with the new Viceroy of Area 11: Nunnally vi Britannia. 
06 "Surprise Attack over the Pacific"
"Taiheiyō Kishū Sakusen" (太平洋奇襲作戦) 
Akira Toba Ichirō Ōkouchi May 11, 2008 December 14, 2008
Rolo uses his Geass to buy Lelouch time to say words of caution to Nunnally without revealing his reawakened memories to Suzaku. Unwilling to fight against Nunnally, Lelouch orders the Black Knights to capture her as she is transported to Area 11 by airship. Successfully boarding the vessel, Zero meets and tries to convince that Britannia is using her. Nunnally reveals she volunteered for the position and states she wishes to continue the Specially Administrated Zone of Japan, requesting a bewildered Zero to join her. Britannian reinforcements hinder the Black Knights' assault, and as the airship crashes into the sea, Suzaku manages to save Nunnally, taking her away from Lelouch a second time. 
07 "The Abandoned Mask"
"Suterareta Kamen" (棄てられた仮面) 
Makoto Baba Ichirō Ōkouchi May 18, 2008 January 11, 2009
Nunnally is sworn in as the new Viceroy of Area 11, and reveals her intention to restore the Specially Administrated Zone of Japan. Knowing he cannot go against his sister's wishes, Lelouch slips into a state of depression. Before he can relinquish himself to Refrain, Kallen steps in, reminding him his duty as Zero to realize the dreams he gave to the Japanese. An eavesdropping Rolo emerges, but attempts to persuade Lelouch to abandon his identity as Zero and return to being a high school student. Meanwhile, the Black Knights are under attack by a Britannian naval fleet, led by Suzaku. A glimmer of hope is revealed to Lelouch after he sees fireworks setting off at Ashford Academy. Rushing to the battlefield, he successfully leads the Black Knights to defeat the entire naval fleet. To Suzaku's surprise, he then announces his intention to accept Nunnally's offer to join the Specially Administrated Zone of Japan. 
08 "One Million Miracles"
"Hyakuman no Kiseki" (百万のキセキ) 
Kazuo Miyake Ichirō Ōkouchi May 25, 2008 January 18, 2009
The Black Knights question Lelouch's decision and the Britannian Army remains wary of his intentions. In a private conversation with Suzaku, Gino Weinberg, Anya Alstreim, Lloyd Asplund, Cécile Croomy, and Miss Lohmeyer, Zero requests he be exiled from Area 11 in exchange for delivering one million Elevens to the SAZ. During the opening ceremony, every participating Eleven dresses as Zero on cue, giving Suzaku no choice but to exile all one million "Zeroes" rather than start another massacre. Zero and the Black Knights (hidden among the participants) thus escape without firing a shot, allowing them to continue their crusade while simultaneously keeping Japan and Nunnally out of the line of fire. 
09 "A Bride in the Vermilion Forbidden City"
"Shukinjō no Hanayome" (朱禁城の花嫁) 
Kazuo Sakai Ichirō Ōkouchi June 8, 2008 January 25, 2009
Lelouch learns the Chinese Empress Tianzi is being forced into a political marriage to First Prince Odysseus eu Britannia. The wedding is orchestrated by the High Eunuchs, who will become nobles of Britannia, in exchange for turning over half their land to Second Prince Schneizel el Britannia. As the wedding begins, Li Xingke initiates a coup d'état to overthrow the Eunuchs, but before he can free the Empress, Zero appears and takes her hostage. Elsewhere, V.V. readies Jeremiah Gottwald against Lelouch and C.C. 
10 "When Shen Hu Wins Glory"
"Shenfū Kagayaku Toki" (神虎輝く刻) 
Akira Toba Ichirō Ōkouchi June 15, 2008 February 1, 2009
Lelouch successfully escapes with Empress Tianzi and the Black Knights attempt to unite with their Indian allies. Desperate to recover the Empress, the Eunuchs agree to forgive Li Xingke if he rescues her. To that end, he is granted use of the powerful Shen Hu. Kallen intercepts him with the Guren Flight-Enabled Version, but its power runs out and she is captured. Lelouch swears to rescue her, despite Diethard Reid's suggestion to retreat. Xingke demonstrates his skill as a strategist, forcing the Black Knights to retreat to a mountainside monument constructed as the tomb for the former rulers of China, hoping the Federation will hesitate to attack it. The Eunuchs turn on Xingke and his troops, having enlisted the aid of Britannian forces. Meanwhile, another Lelouch is present at the Ashford Academy. 
11 "Power of Passion"
"Omoi no Chikara" (想いの力) 
Shinda Yū Ichirō Ōkouchi June 22, 2008 February 8, 2009
Back at Ashford Academy, Sayoko Shinozaki poses as Lelouch. Realizing the Eunuchs are not interested in saving Tianzi, Li Xingke rebels. As the Black Knights hold their ground against the Chinese Federation and Britannian forces, Zero tries to reason with the Eunuchs, who openly admit their treachery. When Xingke tries to shield Tianzi from the fighting, Zero personally enters into the field with his new Shinkirō. Diethard hacks into the Chinese media network and replays the Eunuchs' deceit, igniting riots across China. Faced with open rebellion, Schneizel orders a Britannian retreat, and Xingke eliminates the Eunuchs and rescues his comrades. However, Kallen and the Guren have been handed over to Britannia. With the Eunuchs dead, Zero forges an alliance with Xingke and Tianzi. He returns to Ashford Academy, but is surprised to find Anya and Gino enrolled as students. 
12 "Love Attack!"
"Rabu Atakku!" (ラブアタック!) 
Kunihiro Mori
Mamoru Sunaga
Ichirō Ōkouchi June 29, 2008 February 15, 2009
Lelouch is shocked that Sayoko has made him into a playboy. As he tries to work out a way to undo the damage, Milly declares Cupid Day, where any girl can become a boy's girlfriend by stealing his hat, and to make things more interesting, Milly declares that the first person to bring her Lelouch's hat gets their club's budget increased ten-fold. Rolo and Sayoko help Lelouch avoid the female students trying to catch him. Alone, Lelouch and Shirley discuss recent events and trade hats. Elsewhere, Knight of One Bismark Waldstein informs the Emperor of a meeting between the princes and princesses about waging war against the Chinese Federation, where Schneizel decides threats and negotiation will work better than open war. Cornelia, determined to reveal the existence of Geass to clear Euphemia's name, confronts General Bartley, who begs her to help them, saying the Emperor's recent actions may destroy the world. While Suzaku and Lloyd discuss the Guren, Nunnally visits Kallen in prison. Jeremiah arrives in Area 11 and uses his newly-acquired Geass Canceller in public, unwittingly restoring Shirley's memories of Zero's identity. 
13 "Assassin from the Past"
"Kako kara no Shikaku" (過去からの刺客) 
Kazuya Murata Ichirō Ōkouchi July 6, 2008 February 22, 2009
Having recovered her memories, Shirley questions her perception of reality. Lelouch heads to the train station to check on the delivery of the G Trains, a network of Gefjun Disturber-equipped trains that will black out Tokyo once activated. Meanwhile, Jeremiah makes his move on Ashford Academy, overwhelming Sayoko and Rolo in his search for Lelouch. Jeremiah corners him, but is paralyzed by the G Train. Struggling, he asks why Lelouch betrayed the Emperor, to which the former prince reveals his motivation to avenge his mother. Having greatly admired Marianne, Jeremiah joins Lelouch's cause. Shirley finally reconciles her restored memories, asking Suzaku to forgive Lelouch as she has. Before she can reach Lelouch, she runs into Rolo, who shoots her when she reveals knowledge of Nunnally. Lelouch discovers Shirley alone and bleeding to death and stays with her in her final moments. Shirley reveals her feelings for him, how much she liked him, and how no matter how many times she is reborn, she will fall in love with him again. With her final words Shirley passes away with a smile on her face. Lelouch is distraught as Shirley was probably his first love. 
14 "Geass Hunt"
"Giasu Gari" (ギアス狩り) 
Kazuo Miyake Ichirō Ōkouchi July 13, 2008 March 1, 2009
Rolo admits to causing Shirley's death; rather than blame Rolo specifically, Lelouch blames the existence of Geass itself. In retaliation, he mounts an assault on the Geass Order, slaughtering every man, woman, and child within the stronghold. V.V. pilots the Siegfried in an effort to stop the Black Knights, but is defeated by Lelouch and Cornelia. He escapes to the Thought Elevator, where Charles awaits, and when Lelouch follows he is transported to the Sword of Akasha. Meanwhile, Kallen and Nunnally discuss Lelouch, until Suzaku interrupts. After being told that Shirley's death was ruled a suicide, he decides to interrogate Kallen using Refrain, in order to confirm his suspicions that Lelouch has become Zero again. 
15 "The Cs' World"
"Shī no Sekai" (Cの世界) 
Makoto Baba Ichirō Ōkouchi July 20, 2008 March 8, 2009
Suzaku realizes he cannot stoop to Lelouch's level to achieve his goals and forgoes using Refrain on Kallen. Ohgi and Villetta meet in the woods, where she intends to kill him, but Ohgi confesses he has fallen in love with her. Sayoko interrupts their rendezvous. Nina and the In Vogue staff make their first successful bomb test, while Lelouch confronts the Emperor atop the Sword of Akasha. He learns his father has taken V.V.'s "Code", which has made him immortal. C.C. appears and reveals her wish to die, which would make Lelouch immortal as his father. However, she spares him that fate, transporting him to "C's World" to ensure his safety. There, Lelouch witnesses her past, but upon realizing her true desire, Lelouch returns to reality, proclaiming he shall be the only one to grant it. He attacks the Sword of Akasha with the Shinkirō and rescues C.C., only to find she has lost all her memories except those before receiving the power of Geass. 
16 "United Federation of Nations Resolution Number One"
"Chōgasshūkoku Ketsugi Daiichigō" (超合集国決議第壱號) 
Tatsuya Abe Ichirō Ōkouchi July 27, 2008 May 2, 2009
Forty-seven countries rally under the banner of the new United Federation of Nations, and their first declaration is war against Britannia to liberate Japan. In anticipation, the Knights of the Round and the bulk of Britannia's military are transferred to Japan. Nina asks to have the Lancelot equipped with her newly-developed F.L.E.I.J.A. (Field Limitary Effective Implosion Armament) warhead. The Emperor interrupts the Federation's announcement to challenge Zero to a battle for the world itself. Fearing for Nunnally's safety, Lelouch calls Suzaku and admits he is Zero, begging Suzaku to rescue her. Suzaku agrees, but only on the condition they meet alone at the Kururugi Shrine. 
17 "The Taste of Humiliation"
"Tsuchi no Aji" (土の味) 
Akira Hiroshi Kudo Ichirō Ōkouchi August 3, 2008 May 9, 2009
The battle for Japan gets underway, and Luciano and Bismark decimate the Black Knights, with only Li Xingke to keep them at bay. Suzaku and Lelouch meet to discuss Nunnally and after some initial animosity, Lelouch manages to win Suzaku over by agreeing to end the war and return peace to the world. However, Schneizel interrupts and has his personal guard arrest Lelouch, making him believe Suzaku has betrayed him. Schneizel and Lelouch have a private chat, until Lelouch is rescued by Guilford, who is under the influence of Lelouch's Geass. Using the G Trains, Lelouch shuts down the Tokyo Settlement; at the same time, his reinforcements emerge from the ocean, ready to take advantage of the opportunity. Meanwhile, the Emperor prepares for Ragnarök
18 "Final Battle Tokyo II"
"Dainiji Tōkyō Kessen" (第二次東京決戦) 
Akira Toba Ichirō Ōkouchi August 10, 2008 May 9, 2009
With the power disrupted, the Black Knights begin their assault on the Tokyo Settlement. Suzaku threatens to use the F.L.E.I.J.A. bomb, but Lelouch, having completely lost his trust in Suzaku, calls his bluff. Jeremiah and Guilford engage Suzaku, but Gino and Anya join the fray to even the odds. Rolo attempts to locate Nunnally in the government complex, but he secretly intends to kill her, while Sayoko frees Kallen and escorts her to the upgraded Guren Seiten Eight Elements-Type. Cornelia escapes confinement by the Black Knights and Kallen's new Knightmare Frame overwhelms Luciano and severely cripples the Lancelot. On the verge of death, Suzaku's Geass command activates and compels him to fire the F.L.E.I.J.A. Unfortunately, the bomb detonates over the government complex, obliterating a massive section of the settlement. Lelouch breaks down when Rolo tells him Nunnally was killed in the explosion. 
19 "Betrayal"
"Uragiri" (裏切り) 
Noriaki Akitaya Ichirō Ōkouchi August 17, 2008 May 16, 2009
A ceasefire is called so Schneizel can meet with the leaders of the Black Knights, but Lelouch is too devastated to attend. Schneizel reveals what he knows about Lelouch and his Geass, as well as the many people he has used it on; he uses a recording from Lelouch's meeting with Suzaku where Lelouch accepts blame for geassing Euphemia. In exchange for Japan's independence, the Black Knights agree to betray Lelouch. Lelouch is prepared to accept death, until Rolo, piloting the Shinkirō, rescues Lelouch and escapes the combined forces of the Black Knights and the Britannians. However, the excessive use of his Geass required to do so overtaxes his heart and he dies shortly after flying Lelouch to safety. Lelouch resolves to not waste the life given to him by Rolo, declaring he will kill the Emperor by his own hand. 
20 "Emperor Dismissed"
"Kōtei Shikkaku" (皇帝失格) 
Kazuo Miyake Ichirō Ōkouchi August 24, 2008 May 16, 2009
As the Emperor prepares to begin Ragnarök, Lelouch and Suzaku head to Kamine Island separately to face him. No longer restrained by his notions of wrong methods being meaningless, Suzaku strikes a deal with Schneizel to become the Knight of One, in exchange for assassinating the Emperor. Using his Geass to its full potential, Lelouch takes over much of the Britannian military forces on the island. Meanwhile, the leaders of the Black Knights decide to declare Zero dead, as the truth will be far more difficult to swallow, but Lelouch's actions quickly cast doubt on their story. Anya's mind is taken over by Marianne and she restores C.C.'s memories, putting their plan into motion. At Kamine Island, Suzaku is held at bay by Bismarck, while Lelouch marches into the Sword of Akasha, through the Thought Elevator, unopposed. Knowing he cannot kill his father, Lelouch destroys the entrance, planning to seal them both inside for eternity. 
21 "The Ragnarök Connection"
"Ragunareku no Setsuzoku" (ラグナレクの接続) 
Makoto Baba Ichirō Ōkouchi August 31, 2008 May 23, 2009
Within the Sword of Akasha, Lelouch learns the truth of his mother's death from the Emperor and Marianne herself. They reveal their intention and initiate Ragnarök and Lelouch almost reconciles with them, but changes his mind upon realizing the world the Emperor desires has no future. Evolving his Geass to its next level, Lelouch defeats his father with the help of the collective unconscious mind of humanity, the personification of the "gods" the Emperor sought to defeat, dissolving his parents from existence. One month later, with Ragnarök prevented and Suzaku at his side, Lelouch declares himself the new Emperor of Britannia, using his Geass to make all dissenters in the court acknowledge him as such. 
22 "Emperor Lelouch"
"Kōtei Rurūshu" (皇帝ルルーシュ) 
Shinda Yū Ichirō Ōkouchi September 7, 2008 May 23, 2009
Lelouch begins his reformation of Britannia, abolishing the aristocracy and Area system. The Knights of the Round attempt to remove Lelouch from power, but Suzaku, piloting the Lancelot Albion, easily defeats them. His position secure, Lelouch announces his intention to join the U.F.N., but when they demand he accept a limit to his voting power to prevent Britannia from attaining an automatic majority, Lelouch forces their hand by having Suzaku take the U.F.N. leaders hostage and Britannia's military surround Japan. In the commotion, the Britannian capital is obliterated by Schneizel aboard his new flying fortress, the Damocles. He reveals to Lelouch that Nunnally is alive, and she declares herself to be Lelouch and Suzaku's enemy. 
23 "Schneizel's Guise"
"Shunaizeru no Kamen" (シュナイゼルの仮面) 
Tatsuya Igarashi Ichirō Ōkouchi September 14, 2008 May 30, 2009
Schneizel unveils his plan to position the Damocles in such a way as to strike every warring nation in the world, thus enforcing peace through threat of annihilation. Cornelia objects, but is gunned down. Lelouch declares Nunnally his enemy during their conversation, but in private has trouble with the thought of fighting her. With some harsh words from Suzaku and C.C.'s comfort, Lelouch comes to his senses and focuses on his original task. Frustrated that she cannot fight or protect anyone, Nunnally decides to shoulder the sin of launching F.L.E.I.J.A. herself. Schneizel, backed by the Black Knights and the remaining Knights of the Round, clashes with Lelouch in the skies above Mount Fuji. Though Lelouch is able to destroy a fair portion of the Black Knights by detonating the sakuradite mines in Mount Fuji, the Damocles remains unassailable and its payload of F.L.E.I.J.A. warheads still looms over him. 
24 "The Grip of Damocles"
"Damokuresu no Sora" (ダモクレスの空) 
Akira Toba Ichirō Ōkouchi September 21, 2008 May 30, 2009
The Black Knights manage to board the Avalon, while Lelouch escapes in the Shinkirō with C.C. holding Kallen at bay long enough for him to escape. Using Nina's F.L.E.I.J.A. Eliminator, Lelouch and Suzaku successfully break into the Damocles. Believing Lelouch to be trapped, Schneizel sets the Damocles' self-destruct sequence and attempts to leave. However, Lelouch manages to outsmart Schneizel and uses his Geass to force him into obedience. Suzaku and Gino battle outside the fortress, with Gino unable to hold out against him. Using his last attack, Gino takes out the Damocles barrier, allowing Kallen to replace him in the sortie. Meanwhile, Lelouch confronts Nunnally, who reveals she has regained her sight. 
25 "Re;"
Noriaki Akitaya Ichirō Ōkouchi September 28, 2008 June 6, 2009
Suzaku and Kallen's duel intensifies, leading to a final exchange which disables the Guren and destroys the Lancelot, and Jeremiah defeats Anya by destroying the Sutherland Sieg, then detonating the Sutherland core at close proximity to the Mordred. Lelouch uses his Geass to force Nunnally to give up the key of Damocles. With the fortress under his control, Lelouch unites the world under his tyrannical rule. Two months later, Lelouch prepares to oversee the public execution of the leaders of the U.F.N. and the Black Knights, until Suzaku, believed to be dead and now disguised as Zero, interrupts and kills Lelouch as he had ordered him to. As Lelouch is dying, a flashback to a conversation between Suzaku and Lelouch reveals his main plan. By directing the hatred of the world onto himself, Lelouch's death would serve to facilitate peace. He tells Suzaku that he must live as Zero now, even over his personal happiness; nobody must know Zero as anything else. Smiling, he repeats his earlier declaration that he destroys the world and creates it anew as a better place. With the fact that he has finally fulfilled his dream, to make the world a better place for Nunally, Lelouch passes away with a smile on his face. The aftermath is narrated by Kallen, who ends up forgiving Lelouch and explains how the world is much better off with all the energy being focused on reconstruction. In the back of a cart driven by an person whose face remains hidden, (it is Lelouch he took charles's code and he too has become immortal) a short monologue is then given by C.C about how Geass might not isolate people after all, ending with this question to be rhetorically asked to Lelouch. 

DVD releases

The DVD releases of the series are distributed in Japan by Bandai Visual,[6] with a total of nine volumes scheduled to be released.[7]

An official fandisk DVD release, entitled Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion DVD Magazine, was published in Japan by Bandai Visual across two volumes (with each volume detailing half of the first season). Volume 1 was released on December 21, 2007, and volume 2 was released on January 25, 2008. Volume 1, pertaining to episodes 1-12, contained several special features and extras, including a promo to the second season, video recordings of the Hangyaku Nikki internet radio broadcasts, two new audio dramas, a collection of best phrases from the series' characters, new next episode previews categorized by the characters, and an encyclopedia of the terms used in the series by director and co-creator Gorō Taniguchi.[6][8]

DVD Volume Episodes Release date
1 1 January 27, 2007 (2007-01-27)
The first volume of the series contains the first episode and has a running time of 25 minutes, presented in 16:9 aspect ratio and Japanese Dolby Digital audio. It includes audio commentaries by Jun Fukuyama, Yukana, Gorō Taniguchi and Ichirō Ōkouchi. The release also contains numerous bonus features, including a picture drama detailing Lelouch's childhood, the 30-minute preview to the series, Code Geass: Emergency Navi News and other extras, including original character sketches by Clamp, 10 illustrations featuring original art from the ending theme and a special CD containing the internet radio broadcast. 
2 2-4 February 23, 2007 (2007-02-23)
The second volume of the series contains episodes 2 to 4 and has a running time of 75 minutes, presented in 16:9 aspect ratio and Japanese Dolby Digital audio. It includes audio commentaries by Jun Fukuyama, Ami Koshimizu, Ken Narita and producer Yoshitaka Kawaguchi. The release also contains a picture drama, Stage 3.25, set shortly after episode 3, which features a conversation between the female members of Ashford Academy's student council, and numerous other bonus features and extras, including a special series of cover illustrations. 
3 5-7 March 23, 2007 (2007-03-23)
The third volume of the series contains episodes 5 to 7 and has a running time of 75 minutes, presented in 16:9 aspect ratio and Japanese Dolby Digital audio. It includes audio commentaries by Jun Fukuyama, Yukana, Gorō Taniguchi and Ichirō Ōkouchi. The release also contains a picture drama, Stage 6.75, set after episode 6, which features a conversation between Suzaku and Rivalz about Suzaku's past prior to joining Ashford Academy, and numerous other bonus features and extras, including a special original handkerchief. 
4 8-10 April 25, 2007 (2007-04-25)
The fourth volume of the series contains episodes 8 to 10 and has a running time of 100 minutes, presented in 16:9 aspect ratio and Japanese Dolby Digital audio. It includes audio commentaries by Jun Fukuyama, Mitsuaki Madono, Kazunari Tanaka and Yoshitaka Kawaguchi. The volume also features the first volume of a special short manga based on the series by Clamp. The release also contains a picture drama, Stage 9.75, set after episode 9, which features a conversation between Lelouch, Nunnally and Sayoko, the television recap episode 8.5 and numerous other bonus features and extras. 
5 11-13 May 25, 2007 (2007-05-25)
The fifth volume of the series contains episodes 11 to 13 and has a running time of 75 minutes, presented in 16:9 aspect ratio and Japanese Dolby Digital audio. It includes audio commentaries by Jun Fukuyama, Yukana, animators Yuriko Chiba and Eiji Nakata and associate director Kazuya Murata. The release also contains a picture drama, Stage 4.33, set after episode 4, which features a conversation between Jeremiah and Viletta regarding Jeremiah's past, and creditless versions of the first ending theme (episodes 1-12) and second version of the first opening theme (which was used in episodes 9-12), and numerous other features and extras, including five illustrations featuring the ending theme's original art. 
6 14-16 June 22, 2007 (2007-06-22)
The sixth volume of the series contains episodes 14 to 16 and has a running time of 75 minutes, presented in 16:9 aspect ratio and Japanese Dolby Digital audio. It includes audio commentaries by Jun Fukuyama, Fumiko Orikasa, Gorō Taniguchi and Seiichi Nakatani. The release also contains a picture drama, Stage 8.75, set after episode 8, which is set at a beach resort and features each of the characters wearing swimwear, and numerous other bonus features and extras, including a creditless version of the first version of the second opening theme (which was featured in episodes 13-17). 
7 17-19 July 27, 2007 (2007-07-27)
The seventh volume of the series contains episodes 17 to 19 and has a running time of 100 minutes, presented in 16:9 aspect ratio and Japanese Dolby Digital audio. It includes audio commentaries by Jun Fukuyama, Takahiro Sakurai, Ami Koshimizu, Hiroyuki Yoshino and Takahiro Kimura. The release also contains a picture drama, Stage 9.33, and numerous other bonus features and extras, including original character sketches by Clamp and the second volume of the special short manga by Clamp, and also includes the television recap episode stage 17.5. 
8 20-22 August 24, 2007 (2007-08-24)
The eighth volume of the series contains episodes 20 to 22 and has a running time of 75 minutes, presented in 16:9 aspect ratio and Japanese Dolby Digital audio. It includes audio commentaries by Jun Fukuyama, Takahiro Sakurai, Yukana and producer Atsushi Yukawa, and also includes creditless versions of the second opening theme, as well as special illustrations. The release also contains a picture drama, entitled Stage 22.25: Shiawase no Jidai, detailing Lelouch and Nunnally's childhood. 
9 23-25 September 25, 2007 (2007-09-25)
The ninth and final volume of the first series contains episodes 23 to 25 and has a running time of 100 minutes, presented in 16:9 aspect ratio and Japanese Dolby Digital audio. It includes audio commentaries by Jun Fukuyama, Takahiro Sakurai, Ami Koshimizu and Yukana. The release also contains a picture drama, Stage 23.95, and numerous other bonus features and extras. The box art was illustrated by CLAMP. 

Picture dramas

The Code Geass picture dramas are shorts that are released with the Code Geass DVDs.

Season 1: 2007

# Title Original release date English release date
1 "Stage 0.515"   2007-01-26 2008-08-05
Set in Lelouch and Nunnally's childhood. Features their first meeting with Suzaku. 
2 "Stage 3.25"   2007-02-23 2008-08-05
Set shortly after Episode 3. Features a conversation between the female members of Ashford Academy's student council in the bath. 
3 "Stage 4.33"   2007-05-25 2008-12-09
Set after Episode 4. A conversation between Jeremiah and Villetta regarding Jeremiah's past and his ambitions. 
4 "Stage 6.75"   2007-03-23 2008-08-05
Set after Episode 6. Features a conversation between Suzaku and Rivalz about Suzaku's past prior to attending the Ashford Private Academy. 
5 "Stage 8.75"   2007-06-22 2008-12-09
Set after Episode 8. Prince Clovis's beach resort needs christening, so Cornelia delivers a short speech. Suzaku is also there as a security measure, and the rest of the Ashford Private Academy cast arrives as tourists. 
6 "Stage 9.33"   2007-07-27 2009-02-03
Set after Episode 9. It's time again for the Cross-Dressing Festival! 
7 "Stage 9.75"   2007-04-25 2008-12-09
Set after Episode 9. Features a dinner time conversation between Lelouch, Nunnally and Sayoko about C.C. 
8 "Stage 22.25 Peaceful Times"
"Shiawase na Jidai" (幸せな時代) 
2007-08-24 2009-02-03
Set after Episode 22, but it's a flashback. Nunnally reminisces about an incident involving one of her mother's commemorative plates, when she and Lelouch were still living as Britannian royalty. 
9 "Stage 23.95"   2007-09-25 2009-02-03
Set before episode 24, it shows Suzaku's own thoughts and suspicions about Lelouch as he prepares for battle. 

Season 2: 2008

# Title Original release date
1 "Turn 0.923"   02008-08-22August 22, 2008
Set shortly before episode 1, C.C. and Kallen discuss the upcoming mission to retrieve Lelouch. 
2 "Turn 0.56"   02008-09-26September 26, 2008
Suzaku, Gino, and Anya find a little girl among the rubble in the latest area they've helped to conquer. This picture drama is also set before episode 1. 
3 "Stage 7.19"   02008-10-24October 24, 2008
Lelouch has a flashback about Ashford's Handmade Dress Party. Lelouch's narration is set after Turn 7, while the flashback itself takes place in the first season. 
4 "Turn 9.34"   02008-11-21November 21, 2008
C.C., Kallen, and Lelouch sneak into the Chinese Federation by dressing as belly dancers. 
5 "Turn 12.59"   02008-12-19December 19, 2008
Empress Tianzi hosts a pajama party together with Kaguya, C.C., Rakshata, Chiba and Xianglin and they are discussing men and love. 
6 "Turn 12.31"   02009-01-23January 23, 2009
Nunnally and Schneizel take some time off after the Chinese Federation's coup d'état at a newly opened casino designed by Clovis. Also attending the opening are Suzaku, Gino, Anya, Cecile, Lloyd, Guilford, and Kanon. 
7 "Turn 19.02"   02009-02-20February 20, 2009
Rolo thinks back to how he first met Lelouch. 
8 "Turn 22.05"   02009-03-27March 27, 2009
Before Zero Requiem, C.C. and Cecile exchange their respective thoughts about Lelouch and Suzaku. 
9 "Turn 25.01"   02009-04-24April 24, 2009
The remaining Student Council members gather at a rebuilt Ashford after the events of the series, where they are visited by Nunnally. 

Audio dramas

The Code Geass audio shorts supplement the Code Geass anime episodes. They are being released with the Limited Edition DVD releases of Code Geass in the US.

Season 1: 2007

# Title Sound Episode # Original release date English release date
0.515 "The Uninvited Prince"
"Manekarezaru Ōji" (招かれざる皇子) 
1 2007-04-25 2008-08-05
This episode tells the story of Suzaku and Lelouch's childhood together. Lelouch has just recently arrived from Britannia, and he isn't acclimating very well to his new life in Japan. 
0.521 "Nunnally Vanished"
"Kieta Nanarī" (消えたナナリー) 
2 2007-05-23 2008-08-05
In this episode Nunnally vanishes, and Suzaku, despite the fact that he is Japanese, decided he wants to help Lelouch find her. 
0.522 "The Song of the Secret Base"
"Himitsu Kichi no Uta" (秘密基地の唄) 
3 2007-06-27 2008-12-09
Lelouch continues his search for the missing Nunnally, but Suzaku beats him to it. 
0.533 "The First Friend"
"Hajimete no Tomodachi" (はじめての友達) 
4 2007-07-25 2008-12-09
Nunnally reflects on Lelouch and his growing friendship with Suzaku. 
0.543 "The End of a Happy Summer"
"Shiawase na Natsu no Owari" (しあわせな夏の終わり) 
5 2007-08-22 2009-02-03
Lelouch and Suzaku escape from their SP bodyguards to head to the countryside when they encounter a Britannian invasion force. 
0.884 "The Imperial Siblings"
"Buritania no Kyōdai" (ブリタニアの兄妹) 
6 2007-09-27 2009-02-03
The episode features a conversation between Schneizel, Cornelia, Clovis, and 13-year-old Euphemia about Britannian Areas, Japan, and their thought-to-be-dead half-siblings Lelouch and Nunnally. 
0.911 "Meeting with Milly"
"Mirei to no Saikai" (ミレイとの際会) 
7 2007-08-22 2009-02-03
Set four years before the main story, it tells about Lelouch's enrolment into Ashford Academy and his first meeting with Milly. 
0.916 "The Black King"
"Kuro no Kingu" (黒のキング) 
8 2007-09-27 2009-02-03
The first time Rivalz gets to watch Lelouch play chess against a noble. 
5.831 "Orange Peel"
"Orenji Pīru" (オレンジピール) 
9 2007-08-22 2009-02-03
Cecile and Viletta insist to Jeremiah that he should thank Suzaku for saving him. He was not able to do so when Guilford personally arrests him. 
6.113 "The Name of the King"
"Ō no Namae" (王の名前) 
10 2007-07-25 2008-12-09
In this episode, Arthur is taken in by the Student Council as a stray cat, and they struggle to find a name for him, little knowing that he already has one. 
9.258 "We Can't Tell Lelouch"
"Rurūshu ni wa Ienai" (ルルーシュには言えない) 
11 2007-05-23 2008-08-05
The Student Council members are acting weird and Lelouch thinks they have found out about his secret as Zero. He tries to find out what they really know, but they seem reluctant to speak out. 
9.725 "The Night Before the Showdown"
"Kessen Zenya" (決戦前夜) 
12 2007-04-25 2008-08-05
Suzaku and Lelouch talk about their childhood before the Battle of Narita. 
11.351 "The Girl in Straitjacket"
"Kōsoku Koromo no Onna" (拘束衣の女) 
13 2007-06-27 2008-12-09
Lelouch and C.C. discuss C.C.'s wardrobe, and the two of them reveal deep characteristics about each other. 
12.55 "Ticket of Dreams"
"Yume no Chiketto" (夢のチケット) 
14 2007-04-25 2008-08-05
Shirley comes up with various scenarios as to how Lelouch will reject her when she asks him to go to the concert with her. Most involving him marrying all the other Ashford characters, including Suzaku. 
14.821 "Brown Agony"
"Kasshoku no Kunō" (褐色の苦悩) 
15 2007-05-23 2008-08-05
Ohgi seeks advice from other Black Knight members on what to do with an unconscious Viletta in his apartment. 
15.447 "Playing Strangers"
"Tanin Gokko" (他人ごっこ) 
16 2007-06-27 2008-12-09
Following suit with Lelouch's and Shirley's supposed argument, Rivalz and Milly decide for a short time to act as if they're meeting for the first time. 
15.631 "A Women's Battle"
"Onna no Toi" (女の斗い) 
17 2007-07-25 2008-12-09
A quarrel between Tamaki, Kallen and C.C as they head to Mount Fuji. 
21.534 "The Final Invitation"
"Saigo no Sasoi" (最期の誘い) 
18 2007-09-27 2009-02-03
Suzaku meets up with Lelouch, by this point suspecting his identity, and attempts to offer an olive branch. 


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