Movie 1 Initiation Poster
Movie 01
"Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion I — Initiation"
Original Air Date October 21, 2017
Written by Ichirō Ōkouchi
Directed by Gorô Taniguchi
Episode Chronology
First Episode Transgression
Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion I — Initiation (コードギアス 反逆のルルーシュⅠ 興道, Kōdo Giasu: Hangyaku no Rurūshu I Koudou) is a 2017 anime movie, animated by Sunrise. It is a compilation of Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R1. It was directed by original series director Goro Taniguchi. The movie was licenced for international release by Funimation, and sub-licensed for Australian and New Zealand release by Madman Entertainment.


The movie starts with Lelouch and Suzaku Kururugi



It first was released in Japan on 2017-10-21. FUNimation licensed the movie to be released in cinemas in Australia and New Zealand (via Madman Entertainment) from 2018-02-15 and later cinemas in the UK and Ireland from 2018-03-21.


See Also



  • The one who shot Villetta Nu in the movie was Diethard Ried instead of Shirley Fenette 
  • Apparently the Director also stated that Lelouch and Shirley are dating all throughout the recap films although it is only at an "Elementary Level" of dating
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