|"Knights of the Round"|
|Original Air Date||May 4, 2008|
|English Air Date||December 7, 2008|
|Written by||Ichirō Ōkouchi|
|Directed by||Masato Miyoshi, Noriaki Akitaya|
|Counterattack at the Gallows||Operation Pacific Ocean Ambush|
Knight of the Rounds is the fifth episode of Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2.
Suzaku returns to Ashford Academy to investigate Lelouch. With the Black Knights reassembled, Lelouch plans to lead the resistance while maintaining his façade as a student. Meanwhile, two members of the Knights of the Round, Gino Weinberg and Anya Alstreim, test the safety of Area 11's Viceroy's Building and visit Suzaku. A welcoming party is held for Suzaku at the academy, and C.C.'s love of pizza threatens to reveal Lelouch's secret; Kallen arrives to retrieve her but is seen by Villetta. She tells Lelouch how she came with Kaname Ohgi the previous year, and Lelouch uses this information to blackmail her. Alone, Suzaku reveals to Lelouch his goal of becoming the Knight of One, which would allow him complete governing authority over an Area of his choosing. To test Lelouch, he allows him to speak with the new Viceroy of Area 11: Nunnally vi Britannia