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Jul 25, 2008 6:18 PM

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Very good ending with the picture books almost coming full circle.

Since the series is from Lulu's perspective its great to get inside Suzaku's head and see things from his point of view. Especially because he is one of the more complex characters.
Aug 19, 2008 7:14 PM

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Complex? In R2, he's just turned into an arsehole! But I suppose I get what you mean, what with the patricide, his idea of justice, feelings of friendship being tested, etc.
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Jul 21, 2009 11:32 PM

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So it all comes in full circle...

Aug 6, 2009 12:31 AM

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awesome = )
Shame about karen seein her ma lyk that.
Jun 4, 2011 10:16 PM

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Great compliment to the first season... It was great to see the world through other characters eyes.

I LOVE the universe of this series. Interesting, cruel, and beautiful
Jun 8, 2011 2:44 AM

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i got e better view once i watched the picture drama
Jul 28, 2011 4:29 AM

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This episode made it easier for a lot of people to understand Suzaku.
Aug 15, 2011 11:41 PM

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A nice ending to the OVA series. It was nice to be able to see more of what was going through his head before the confrontation with Lelouch/Zero.
Oct 27, 2011 6:14 AM

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hmmmm,a good ending
Dec 31, 2013 6:44 PM

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Jan 13, 2014 5:29 PM
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Kind of feel like a recap knowing what's going to happened and the foreshadowing between lelouch and Suzaku. But, it's still good ending to the picture drama.

May 26, 2014 11:48 AM

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nice Ending
Sep 12, 2014 6:20 AM

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Ok. 6/10
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Feb 7, 2015 1:07 AM

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And yet I still can't side with Suzaku...
Oct 6, 2015 3:25 PM

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These Special episodes were full or surprises. Some pleasant, some heartwarming, some sad, and some unpleasant. Last episode was an interesting finish. 7/10
Mar 13, 2016 11:09 AM

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Good ending to this special.
Mar 13, 2016 7:20 PM
SHSL Good Luck

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This episode was a lot more serious that the other ones. That got intense.

Apr 12, 2017 12:44 AM

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So that's what happened that day and what Suzaku was thinking before the final battle.
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Apr 13, 2017 9:37 PM

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I think they wanted to show this on episode 23 but didn't since this bought up 5 min flashback.
Mar 16, 2018 4:22 AM

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What a good episode. Suzaku finally realizes who Zero is. His childhood memories play an important role in deciding why Lelouch could have been Zero.

But it is heartbreaking to see Suzaku in an alternate universe, happy with Nunnally and Lelouch. Especially that beach scene, with Suzaku playing with Nunnally and Lelouch. Sadly, it is too late.

Without change,we end up becoming the very person we hate.

I was dead until the moment I met you. I was a powerless corpse pretending to be alive. Living without power, without the ability to change my course, was bound to lead me to a slow death.

Mar 13, 2019 10:28 AM
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Lelouch & Suzaku parting ways back when they were children, damn surprising, Lelouch said "I'm going to destroy Britannia!"...
Jun 4, 2020 6:56 AM
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This picture drama ended on a high note. A lot of extras are just okay, meh, or even bad. But this was a pretty good one, especially the ones giving more background on the characters. And this one at the end made everything go full circle, from Suzaku's first meeting with Lelouch and Nunally, and the moment they truly parted from each other's lives: at the end of the Britannian invasion of Japan.

Gave a lot of insight into Suzaku's perspective, such as how he saw a lot of the things that happened. Gave those who watched more chance to understand him too, and why he did what he did.

What I found most interesting was how he said that he realised the moment they parted, that was truly the end of their relationship. Even when they met again, it was under very different circumstances, and although they didn't know it yet (at least Suzaku didn't), they were against each other, not until R2 would we see any difference to that.

I might not have liked a lot of what Suzaku did (despite me completely being on Euphy's side, I just didn't like Suzaku much), but I respected him for his devotion to Nunally, and especially Euphy.

A great way to end the Picture Drama. A great complement to R1 that I believe everyone should watch. Solid 8/10.