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Old 2012-01-13, 03:33   Link #1
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Code Geass: Akito the Exiled OVA - Episode 1 Discussion / Poll



Official Site: http://geass.jp/akito/


Format: OVA/Limited Theatrical Release


Release Date: Episode 1 will screen on 10 cinemas across Japan in early Summer 2012


Story:
A.T.B 2017.

Deprived of his royal heritage, the young boy Lelouch takes on the role of the masked rebel "Zero" to rise against his homeland, the Holy Britannian Empire, in a "Black Rebellion". As the anti-Britannian sentiments among the people grow, the empire uses overwhelming force to attempt to crush all who stand against it.

As these events transpire, something else is happening in Europa. Here, the European Union (E.U.) is also facing extreme military pressure from the Holy Britannian Empire, and the defense line is gradually being pulled back. Faced with certain defeat, the E.U. forces assemble a special elite task force - "W-0" - the Wyvern unit. This special unit is led by a young girl - Layla Markal, a former Britannian aristocrat. Also in the unit as a pilot is Akito Hyuga. The unit is made up of backup forces from the E.U. as well as Japanese boys and girls, together they pilot Knightmare Frames in a totally reckless operation with a low chance for survival.

Holding on to their horrifying pasts, and standing up against the cruel reality of the situation, these young people will fight against the society created by adults so they can create and protect a place they can call "home".


Staff:
Original Concept: Sunrise, Ichiro Okouchi, Goro Taniguchi (Code Geass)
Director: Kazuki Akane
Script: Kazuki Akane, Miya Asakawa
Composition Assistance: Shigeru Morita
Original Character Design: CLAMP
Character Design: Takahiro Kimura
Chief Animation Director: Hidekazu Shimamura
Original Nightmare Design: Akira Yasuda
Mecha Design: Kenji Teraoka, Takumi Sakura, Takashi Miyamoto, Astrays (?)
CG Animation Director: Eiji Inomoto
Color Setting: Kumiko Nakayama
Art Director: Takeshi Satou
Art Setting: Kazushige Kanehira
Music: Ichiko Hashimoto


Theme Song:
Title: "More Than Words"
Vocals: Maaya Sakamoto
Composer: Yoko Kanno
Lyrics: Yuho Iwasato


Cast:
Akito Hyuga: Miyu Irino
Layla Markal: Maaya Sakamoto


Trailer (flipped):



Designs and screenshots:

Spoiler for Screenshots:



Spoiler for Character and Mecha Designs:

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