PR: Code Geass to Premiere on Adult Swim April 26
March 17, 2008 (Cypress, Ca) – Bandai Entertainment Inc. announced today that the Sunrise anime series Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (pronounced “gee-S”) will debut on Adult Swim April 26th at 1:30AM pacific. Prior to the premiere, and every subsequent week new episodes will be made available at adultswim.com on Friday nights prior to the Saturday broadcast.
One of the most highly anticipated anime series of ’08, Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion features animation studio Sunrise and a story by Goro Taniguchi (s-CRY-ed, Planetes) and Ichiro Okouchi (Eureka SeveN, Planetes) and character designs by the legendary manga creators CLAMP. The story is a military drama with intricate plot lines and robotic action about the character Lelouch and his journey to overthrow a totalitarian regime that has invaded Japan.
“This begins the invasion” said Bandai Entertainment Director of Marketing Robert Napton. “Code Geass is one of the most highly anticipated series of 2008 and we’re excited to be part of the adult swim block on April 26th to kick things off.”