Code Geass R2 – Episode 25

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Suzaku and Kallen’s duel intensifies, leading to a final exchange which disables the Guren and destroys the Lancelot. 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 UFN and the Black Knights. Accordingly to their plan, dubbed as Zero Requiem, Suzaku disguises as Zero and kills Lelouch during the execution. As a result, the world unites in hatred of Lelouch and begins an era of peace. Continue reading “Code Geass R2 – Episode 25”

Code Geass R2 – Episode 24

ダモクレスの空
Damokuresu no Sora
The Grip of Damocles

Using Nina’s FLEIJA Eliminator, Lelouch and Suzaku successfully bypass Damocles’ barrier. Believing Lelouch to be trapped, Schneizel sets the Damocles’ self-destruct sequence and attempts to leave. However, Lelouch uses Geass on Schneizel and forces him into obedience; afterwards Lelouch confronts Nunnally, who has regained her sight. Continue reading “Code Geass R2 – Episode 24”

Code Geass R2 – Episode 23

シュナイゼルの仮面
Shunaizeru no Kamen
The Schneizel’s Guise

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. Lelouch declares Nunnally his enemy during their conversation, but hesitates in opposing her. With some words from Suzaku and C.C.’s comfort, Lelouch comes to his senses and focuses on his original task. Schneizel, backed by the Black Knights and the remaining Knights of the Round, wages war with Lelouch’s army. Continue reading “Code Geass R2 – Episode 23”

Code Geass R2 – Episode 22

皇帝ルルーシュ
Kōtei Rurūshu
Emperor Lelouch

Lelouch begins his reformation of Britannia, abolishing the aristocracy and Area system. The Knights of the Round attempt to remove Lelouch from power but are defeated by Suzaku piloting the Lancelot Albion. His position secure, Lelouch announces his intention to join the UFN, 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 UFN’s leaders hostage. In the commotion, the Britannian capital is obliterated by Schneizel aboard his new flying fortress, the Damocles. Scheneizel reveals to Lelouch that Nunnally is alive and has sided with him. Continue reading “Code Geass R2 – Episode 22”

Code Geass R2 – Episode 21

ラグナレクの接続
Ragunareku no Setsuzoku
The Ragnarok Connection

Within the Sword of Akasha, Lelouch learns the truth of his mother’s death from the Emperor and Marianne herself. They reveal Ragnarok will merge everyone into the collective unconscious. However, Lelouch disagrees with their reasoning, believing there is no future in that life, and uses his Geass on the collective unconscious to stop Ragnarok, resulting in his parent’s death. One month later, Lelouch is inaugurated as the new Emperor of Britannia with Suzaku at his side. Continue reading “Code Geass R2 – Episode 21”

Code Geass R2 – Episode 20

皇帝失格
Kōtei Shikkaku
Emperor Dismissed

As the Emperor begins a plan called Ragnarok, 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. Anya’s mind is taken over by Marianne vi Britannia, Lelouch’s mother, and she restores C.C.’s memories; the two then travel to Kamine Island. At Kamine Island, Suzaku is held at bay by Bismarck Waldstein, while Lelouch marches into the Sword of Akasha. Knowing he cannot kill his father, Lelouch destroys the entrance, planning to seal them both inside for eternity. Continue reading “Code Geass R2 – Episode 20”

Code Geass R2 – Episode 19

裏切り
Uragiri
Betrayal

A ceasefire is called so Schneizel can meet with the leaders of the Black Knights, but Lelouch is too devastated to attend. Schneizel reveals Zero’s identity and powers, and convinces the Black Knights are under Lelouch’s Geass. In exchange for Japan’s independence, the Black Knights agree to betray Lelouch. Lelouch is prepared to accept death until Rolo rescues him. However Rolo overtaxes his heart with Geass and he dies after flying Lelouch to safety. Lelouch resolves to not waste the life given to him by Rolo and resolves to kill the Emperor. Continue reading “Code Geass R2 – Episode 19”

Code Geass R2 – Episode 18

第二次東京決戦
Dainiji Tōkyō Kessen
Final Battle Tokyo II

Rolo attempts to locate and kill Nunnally while Sayoko frees Kallen and escorts her to the Guren. On the verge of death, Suzaku’s Geass command activates and compels him to fire the FLEIJA. The warhead 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. Continue reading “Code Geass R2 – Episode 18”

Code Geass R2 – Episode 17

土の味
Tsuchi no Aji
The Taste of Humiliation

Suzaku and Lelouch meet to discuss Nunnally and after some 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 a Geass controlled Guilford. Using the G Trains, Lelouch shuts down the Tokyo Settlement and the Black Knights begin their attack. Continue reading “Code Geass R2 – Episode 17”

Code Geass R2 – Episode 16

超合集国決議第壱號
Chōgasshūkoku Ketsugi Daiichigō
United Federation of Nations Resolution Number One

The Black Knights rally forty-seven countries to form the United Federation of Nations (UFN); they then declare 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 Einstein has the Lancelot equipped with a warhead called the Field Limitary Effective Implosion Armament (FLEIJA). The Emperor interrupts the Federation’s announcement to challenge Zero to a battle for the world itself. Fearing for Nunnally’s safety, Lelouch admits his identity to Suzaku and asks him to save her. Suzaku agrees, on the condition they meet alone. Continue reading “Code Geass R2 – Episode 16”