Written by: Jei Beltrano | Published on: February 16, 2021 at 7:10 PM PHT (GMT+8)
The official Facebook page of Ani-One Asia has announced on Tuesday that Sunrise's sci-fi action mecha TV anime series "Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2" is streaming in 19 territories on its official YouTube channel starting February 16, 8:30 PM Hong Kong/Taiwan/PH Time, (UTC+8). Episode 1 will be streamed and succeeding episodes will be released weekly.
The streaming will be available on the following territories*: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and Singapore.
*may change any time without prior notice
The complete first season of the series is also available for streaming in the platform.
Produced by animation studio Sunrise, Code Geass, with the full title "Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion" follows the story of the exiled prince Lelouch vi Britannia, who obtains the "power of absolute obedience" from a mysterious woman named C.C. Using this supernatural power, known as Geass, he leads a rebellion against the rule of the Holy Britannian Empire, commanding a series of mecha battles.
The series was directed by Gorō Taniguchi and written by Ichirō Ōkouchi, with original character designs by CLAMP.
It has currently two seasons with the first season airing on MBS channel in Japan from October 2006 to July 2007. Upon the airing of the first 23 episodes, the series went on hiatus on March 29, 2007 and completed broadcast of the first series with a contiguous one-hour broadcast of episodes 24 and 25 at on July 28, 2007.
Due to its immense popularity the series was followed with the development of its sequel titled "Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2" which was aired from April 6, 2008 to September 2008 with another 25 episodes.
An OVA anime in Blu-Ray titled Code Geass: Nunnally in Wonderland was released by Bandai Visual on July 27, 2012 with English subtitles and bundled with a 40 page picture book. In the story, Lelouch makes the ultimate use of his Geass for his little sister Nunnally, who loves Alice in Wonderland.
The series has also been adapted into various manga and light novels with the former showing various alternate scenarios from the TV series. A compilation film trilogy that recapped the events from both seasons of the anime series, with altered storylines for various characters, was released in 2017 and 2018. A new film, titled Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;surrection, taking place after the Zero Requiem of the recap films' universe, was released in theaters in February 2019. (via Wiki)
Last December 5, 2020, the Code Geass: 10-year Project program via YouTube Live has revealed that Sunrise's Code Geass will be having a new TV anime series titled "Code Geass: Z of the Recapture (Dakkan no Zetto)". The series will be a sequel to the Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;surrection anime film released in 2019. The program didn't reveal a release date for the new series.
Source: Ani-One Asia Official Facebook