Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion is an anime series created by Sunrise with original character designs by manga authors Clamp. Set in an alternate timeline, the series focuses on how the former prince Lelouch vi Britannia obtains a power known as Geass and decides to use it to obliterate the Holy Britannian Empire, an imperial monarchy and a superpower that has been conquering various countries. Meanwhile, his childhood friend Suzaku Kururugi serves as the dueteragonist who wishes to change the Britannian Empire for the better from within and liberate Japan.
Code Geass first ran in Japan from October 5, 2006, to July 28, 2007. Its sequel series, Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 ran from April 6, 2008 to September 28, 2008.