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Postby Albireo Imma » Tue Sep 30, 2008 10:09 pm

Oh truly

Though epic ending in my opinion D:

Though he pulled an Itachi somewhat

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Postby Otohiko » Wed Oct 01, 2008 1:41 am

Albireo Imma wrote:Though epic ending in my opinion D:



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I just finished the last few eps of the series, and you know, while it does seem like they rushed through, well, the last couple of arks, the ending was awesome and absolutely made up for some of the rather wild (entertaining but often way-out-there) shuffles in the last quarter of the series. In all fairness, the series probably could've done with another season - R2 definitely did rush things in the second half. But I think it really brought everything that was important in the series to a logical close, and wrapped up the main characters' stories just as it should've. It was Lelouch's story and it ended as Lelouch's story. It could've been more of a mecha anime and expanded more on the side characters, but in the end it was really just a theatric piece. That's what it should be treated as. Towards the end, and especially the end itself, really reminded me of Gankutsuou - and was better in some respects.

Honestly, bravo Sunrise! It's been a long time since a series was so thoroughly entertaining and at the same time dramatic. If only they could've done that with a few less plot holes...

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Postby hasteroth » Wed Oct 01, 2008 2:43 pm

[spoiler]Why'd Lelouch have to die? Now I'm sad... I feel sorry for Nunally, and Suzaku, and Kallen.[/spoiler]
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Postby §Daisuke » Wed Oct 01, 2008 2:49 pm

One of THE best anime I've watched in a long time.

[spoiler]Honestly when Lelouch died, I literary got goosebumps.[/spoiler]

Congrats Sunrise.

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Postby Otohiko » Wed Oct 01, 2008 4:46 pm

hasteroth wrote:[spoiler]Why'd Lelouch have to die? Now I'm sad... I feel sorry for Nunally, and Suzaku, and Kallen.[/spoiler]


Hey, the point of the ending, and the reason I'm so happy with it, was that everyone got exactly what they deserved

[spoiler]Especially Lelouch and Suzaku, I think the way the ending was handled for them was brilliant. Both of them completely realized their sins, so to speak, and paid fully for them. Lelouch planned his own suicide and at the same time saved the one symbol he'd built, Zero. Suzaku, in the end, paid with his own pride and name, becoming that symbol instead of continuing to pursue his stupid, selfish, arrogant goals that he had earlier.

Nunnaly and Kallen also got what they deserved. Nunnaly, like Euphemia, paid for her criminally dangerous naivete, and like Suzaku she will now have to live with losing the one person that mattered most to her and hopefully work from her own will rather than being a tool of others. Kallen, conversely, was absolved because she always acted out of real belief and trust - even though she followed Lelouch, it wasn't because it was a safe, easy option based on some lofty ideals - it was really a passionate, personal truth for her. And she constantly suffered for it, unlike many others (who, I'm glad, got what they deserved in the end). So I'm glad that she became the one character shown after the ending as gaining happiness. She was my favorite character in this series and was definitely the one who deserved the good (if really status-quo) ending she got! [/spoiler]

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Postby Ishbalan » Sat Oct 04, 2008 8:49 pm

OMG CODE GEASS EPISODE 26:LELOUCH"S RESURRECTION IS OUT.

YOU SHOULD ALL GO GET IT :awesome:

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Postby hasteroth » Sat Oct 04, 2008 10:26 pm

Riiiiiiiiiiiiight. DOn't make stuff up.
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Postby Ishbalan » Sun Oct 05, 2008 8:21 am

lol, Dattebayo released a second version of Naruto Shippuden 78-79, but named it [Nightspeed]Code Geass 26 Lelouch's Resurrection.

I thought it was pretty funny. :awesome:

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Postby hasteroth » Sun Oct 05, 2008 1:42 pm

Ishbalan wrote:lol, Dattebayo released a second version of Naruto Shippuden 78-79, but named it [Nightspeed]Code Geass 26 Lelouch's Resurrection.

I thought it was pretty funny. :awesome:


Wtf? THat's the absolute stupidest thing I've ever heard (Well not quite but it's up there)
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Postby Bakadeshi » Sun Oct 05, 2008 8:20 pm

Otohiko wrote:
hasteroth wrote:[spoiler]Why'd Lelouch have to die? Now I'm sad... I feel sorry for Nunally, and Suzaku, and Kallen.[/spoiler]


Hey, the point of the ending, and the reason I'm so happy with it, was that everyone got exactly what they deserved

[spoiler]Especially Lelouch and Suzaku, I think the way the ending was handled for them was brilliant. Both of them completely realized their sins, so to speak, and paid fully for them. Lelouch planned his own suicide and at the same time saved the one symbol he'd built, Zero. Suzaku, in the end, paid with his own pride and name, becoming that symbol instead of continuing to pursue his stupid, selfish, arrogant goals that he had earlier.

Nunnaly and Kallen also got what they deserved. Nunnaly, like Euphemia, paid for her criminally dangerous naivete, and like Suzaku she will now have to live with losing the one person that mattered most to her and hopefully work from her own will rather than being a tool of others. Kallen, conversely, was absolved because she always acted out of real belief and trust - even though she followed Lelouch, it wasn't because it was a safe, easy option based on some lofty ideals - it was really a passionate, personal truth for her. And she constantly suffered for it, unlike many others (who, I'm glad, got what they deserved in the end). So I'm glad that she became the one character shown after the ending as gaining happiness. She was my favorite character in this series and was definitely the one who deserved the good (if really status-quo) ending she got! [/spoiler]


:up: :up: whole heartily agree with all Oto said, especially about Karen.

Series was indeed quite epic. Gotta say one of the best anime endings I;ve seen in a long time.

Although, [spoiler]that one coment on Lelouch being alive still is convincing, I hadn;t picked up on the fact that he had taken Charles code when he died. even so, if thats the case, he is still paying for his sins in having to live an immortal life in solitude just like CC now. although now he does have CC by his side, so he won't be as alone as she was :/[/spoiler]

either way i think this ended quite nicely. :up: to sunrise on this one. Probably my favorite series of the season.

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Postby Bakadeshi » Sun Oct 05, 2008 8:21 pm

crap forgot to use spoiler tags.... awell anyone reading this thread before watching the last episode is an idiot.

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Postby O-Kagachi » Mon Oct 06, 2008 1:05 am

Bakadeshi wrote:anyone reading this thread before watching the last episode is an idiot.
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Postby Blanco22 » Tue Oct 07, 2008 3:26 pm

Here's my take on the ending.

[spoiler]Lelouch is alive, forever. He doesn't have Charles's code but CC's. Here's my reasoning.

First, after Charles dies in the World of C, Lelouch still has and continues to use his geass. If he took Charles code at that point, he would've lost his geass. We don't know enough about the immortality codes to say for sure if he could pick it up later, but from what we've seen I assume it needs to be transferred from one person to another. It just can't sit around floating in the air until Lelouch decides to take it.

Second, by taking CC's code he would fulfill his contract with her and by being the sole bearer of an immortality code, he would spend the rest of eternity making sure no one ever gains the power of geass again. That's his price to pay for what he's done. Dying would just be too easy. I've been asked, if CC transferred her code, why is she alive? But we have only two instances of a code being transferred. VV was already dying, and the woman who gave CC her geass and died. I don't think these two instances are enough to say for sure that by transferring your immortality code you die.

Third, when Lelouch lands near Nunnally and she touches him, she sees his memories. She doesn't just suddenly understand what happens. She sees his memories, just like when Lelouch touches CC and sees her memories. I believe this is pretty solid evidence that he has some immortality code.

Maybe Lelouch did get Charles code and lives happily forever with CC. I'd enjoy that more, but I think the interpretation I just gave is more fitting.[/spoiler]
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Postby Kariudo » Tue Oct 07, 2008 4:35 pm

Blanco22 wrote:Here's my take on the ending.

[spoiler]Lelouch is alive, forever. He doesn't have Charles's code but CC's. Here's my reasoning.

First, after Charles dies in the World of C, Lelouch still has and continues to use his geass. If he took Charles code at that point, he would've lost his geass. We don't know enough about the immortality codes to say for sure if he could pick it up later, but from what we've seen I assume it needs to be transferred from one person to another. It just can't sit around floating in the air until Lelouch decides to take it.

Second, by taking CC's code he would fulfill his contract with her and by being the sole bearer of an immortality code, he would spend the rest of eternity making sure no one ever gains the power of geass again. That's his price to pay for what he's done. Dying would just be too easy. I've been asked, if CC transferred her code, why is she alive? But we have only two instances of a code being transferred. VV was already dying, and the woman who gave CC her geass and died. I don't think these two instances are enough to say for sure that by transferring your immortality code you die.

Third, when Lelouch lands near Nunnally and she touches him, she sees his memories. She doesn't just suddenly understand what happens. She sees his memories, just like when Lelouch touches CC and sees her memories. I believe this is pretty solid evidence that he has some immortality code.

Maybe Lelouch did get Charles code and lives happily forever with CC. I'd enjoy that more, but I think the interpretation I just gave is more fitting.[/spoiler]


but...
[spoiler]it was pointed out that CC lost her geass after getting the code of the person who gave her the geass...so that would make it pretty hard for lulu to geass Nunally in the last ep there if he got CC's code[/spoiler]
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Postby Blanco22 » Tue Oct 07, 2008 5:00 pm

Kariudo wrote:but...
[spoiler]it was pointed out that CC lost her geass after getting the code of the person who gave her the geass...so that would make it pretty hard for lulu to geass Nunally in the last ep there if he got CC's code[/spoiler]


I know, but:
[spoiler]The last time we see Lelouch use his geass is on Nunally on the Damocles. Then there's a 2 month span before he gets killed. I figured she gave him her code sometime in that span, most likely right before it happened so that no one would find out. And after he geassed everyone into helping with moving his body and making sure no one knew, of course.[/spoiler]
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