Code Geass R2 – Episode 4

逆襲の処刑台
Gyakushū no Shokeidai
Counterattack at the Gallows

Lelouch deduces the nature of Rolo’s Geass and convinces Rolo to spare him; in return, he will hand over C.C. Meanwhile, Li Xingke kills the High Eunuch, Gao Hai, and takes command of the Chinese Federation consulate. As the deadline approaches, Guilford prepares to execute the captured Black Knights until Zero appears. Lelouch collapses the flooring, causing the Britannian military to fall into Chinese territory where they are politically restrained from attacking. While the Black Knights rescue the prisoners, Rolo tries to kill Lelouch for his betrayal. Lelouch arranges a charade to seemingly save Rolo’s life; using this and their pseudo-brotherly relationship, he convinces Rolo to join the Black Knights. Continue reading “Code Geass R2 – Episode 4”

Code Geass R2 – Episode 3

囚われの学園
Toraware no Gakuen
Imprisoned in Campus

Lelouch returns to Ashford Academy during the broadcast, causing Villeta Nu’s Special Division to have doubts he was the Zero on television. Lelouch investigates Nunnally’s whereabouts and realizes the whole school’s memories were altered to remove her existence. Gilbert G.P. Guilford delivers an ultimatum to Zero: reveal himself or let the incarcerated Black Knights face execution. Lelouch concocts a plan to distract the Special Division while he tries to use his Geass on Rolo. His plan fails when Rolo uses his Geass and stops Lelouch’s sense of time. Continue reading “Code Geass R2 – Episode 3”

Code Geass R2 – Episode 2

日本独立計画
Nippon Dokuritsu Keikaku
Plan for Independent Japan

Lelouch reminisces about his capture by Suzaku and how the Emperor, his father, altered his memories with Geass. Lelouch directs the Black Knights to counterattack against the Britannian army and reconciles with Kallen Stadtfeld. The Black Knights are overwhelmed by the Knightmare Frame Vincent, but are able to collapse Babel Tower in time to retreat to the Chinese Federation consulate, forcing the Britannian army to retreat. From there, a broadcast of Zero is aired to announce his return and the recreation of the United States of Japan. Continue reading “Code Geass R2 – Episode 2”

Code Geass R2 – Episode 1

魔神が目覚める日
Majin ga Mezameru Hi
The Day a Demon Awakens

A year after the Black Rebellion, a brainwashed Lelouch vi Britannia and his pseudo-younger brother, Rolo, are gambling at Babel Tower when the Black Knights, led by C.C., launches an attack on the complex to retrieve Lelouch. The secret service that were monitoring Lelouch reveal themselves and attempt to capture C.C.; She restores Lelouch’s memories allowing him to use Geass to kill his enemies and resume his role as Zero, the masked leader of the Black Knights. Elsewhere, Suzaku Kururugi declares to Emperor Charles zi Britannia and the Knights of the Round that Zero is his responsibility to kill. Continue reading “Code Geass R2 – Episode 1”