This is a list of episodes
for the Sunrise anime television series Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion
officially premiered on the Mainichi Broadcasting System (MBS) television network on October 15, 2008. Upon the airing of the first twenty-three episodes, the series went on hiatus on March 29, 2007, and completed broadcast of the first series with the simultaneous one-hour broadcast of episodes twenty-four and twenty-five on July 28, 2007. The second season, Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2
, premiered on MBS and TBS on April 6, 2008. Prior to the series' television broadcast, three private preview screenings of episode 1 were held on March 15 and March 16 in Osaka and Tokyo, respectively, which was attended by the series' seiyū as well as a pool of 3800 randomly-selected applicants. In the United States, the dubbed version of the first season was first broadcast on Adult Swim on April 27, 2008. It was being shown at 5:00 am Eastern Standard Time, which is what Adult Swim calls in its bumps "The Graveyard Slot". As of November 30, 2010 it was being broadcast at 2:00 am, according to Bandai Entertainment. It has since moved to 1:30 am. From March 14 to May 2 all episodes were reruns.
The first opening theme song to the series was "Colors", performed by the band FLOW, while its first ending theme song was "Yūkyō Seishunka"
(勇侠青春謳?, lit. "Chivalrous Youth Song"), performed by Ali Project. They were used in the first 12 episodes. Both the opening and ending theme songs were later replaced in episode 13 with "Kaidoku Funō"
(解読不能?, lit. "Indecipherable"), performed by the rock band Jinn, and "Mosaic Kakera" (モザイクカケラ, Mozaiku Kakera
?, lit. "Mosaic Fragments"), performed by SunSet Swish, respectively. The opening theme song is replaced in episodes 24 and 25 with "Hitomi no Tsubasa"
(瞳ノ翼?, lit. "Eye's Wing"), performed by Access, which is also used as the ending for the Code Geass
DVD Magazines. The opening and ending themes to Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2
are "O2" (O2〜オー･ツー〜, Ō Tsū
?) and "Shiawase Neiro"
(シアワセネイロ?), respectively, both performed by the Okinawa-based band Orange Range. The ending theme is featured with illustrations by CLAMP. These were used in the first 12 episodes. The second opening and ending themes for R2 are "WORLD END" by FLOW and "Waga Rōtashi Aku no Hana"
(わが﨟たし悪の華?, lit. "My Beautifully Elegant Flower of Evil") by Ali Project, respectively. These were used in episode 13 to 25 with the final closing showing previous closing images created by Clamp.
Episodes in Season 1 are referred to as "Stages."
Episodes in Season 2 are referred to as "Turns."