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Code Geass: Hankou no Suzaku

Code Geass: Hankou no Suzaku

Alternative Titles

English: Code Geass: Suzaku of the Counterattack
Japanese: コード・ギアス 反攻のスザク

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 8
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 10, 2006 to Aug 9, 2008
Authors: Taniguchi, Gorou (Story), Okouchi, Ichiro (Story), Yomino, Atsuro (Art)
Serialization: Beans Ace

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Synopsis

The Empire of Brittania has invaded Japan using giant robot weapons called Knightmare Frames. Japan is now referred to as Area 11, and its people the 11s. A Brittanian who was living in Japan at the time, Lelouch, vowed to his Japanese friend Suzaku that he'd destroy Brittania. Years later, Lelouch is in high school, but regularly skips out of school to go play chess and gamble on himself. One day, he stumbles on terrorists 11s who've stolen a military secret and is caught by a member of the Brittanian task force sent after them, who is Suzaku. As the rest of the squad arrives, Suzaku is shot for disobeying orders, while the military secret, a young girl, gives Lelouch the power to make anyone obey any order. He takes command of the terrorists and leads them to crush the approaching Brittanian force. However, Suzaku is secretly made the pilot of Brittania's brand new test model Knightmare, Lancelot. Lelouch becomes the masked king Zero to lead the rebellion to defeat Brittania.

This series follows Suzaku's side of the story, while Lelouch of the Rebellion follow's Lelouch's.

(Source: MU)

Background

Code Geass: Hankou no Suzaku was published in English as Code Geass: Suzaku of the Counterattack by Bandai Entertainment from January 6, 2009 to May 5, 2009.

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Characters

Lamperouge, Lelouch
Lamperouge, Lelouch
Main
Kururugi, Suzaku
Kururugi, Suzaku
Main
C.C.
C.C.
Supporting
Stadtfeld, Kallen
Stadtfeld, Kallen
Supporting
Gottwald, Jeremiah
Gottwald, Jeremiah
Supporting
Asplund, Lloyd
Asplund, Lloyd
Supporting
Lamperouge, Rolo
Lamperouge, Rolo
Supporting


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Goldeneyeuro
Sep 11, 2009
I wasn’t sure what to expect when I picked this manga series up. I intended to finish up the entire series since it was only 2 volumes long, but after the 1st volume, I found it so awful that I see no way of the second volume being able to redeem this retelling of one of my favorite series.

First of all, if this is a retelling of Code Geass as seen through Suzaku’s eyes, then it’s appalling at how many inaccuracies there are. There are no Knightmare Frames. None. Zilch. Zero. Suzaku’s prototype Lancelot suit is just a suit read more
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Biblius
Jun 4, 2012
Just to get this out of the way, this is not a retelling of Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion. This is a separate timeline of events, with Suzaku as the main character. As with the original series, the art work was good. Nothing in particular really stood out, but it was solid work. This story had so much potential, and it's frustrating that the author chose to utilize a deus ex machina at the end, where they could've really put an interesting end on the series. The story up to the end is okay, not as good as the original, but still acceptable. Though, read more
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