BANDAI ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES CODE GEASS: KNIGHTS AND CODE GEASS: QUEENS; NEW ANTHOLOGY MANGA
February 22, 2010 (Cypress, CA) – Bandai Entertainment Inc. announced today that it has licensed two new manga anthology series: Code Geass Lelouch of the Rebellion KNIGHTS and Code Geass Lelouch of the Rebellion QUEENS.
Knights Vol. 1, which features the subtitle “Official Manga Anthology for Girls” will be released in May of 2010. The series runs five volumes to date and features a series of short stories, many with a humorous slant, by different Manga-ka focusing on the male characters of Code Geass.
Queens Vol. 1, which similarly features the subtitle “Official Manga Anthology for Boys” will be released in June 2010. This series also has five volumes and focuses on the female characters of the Code Geass storyline in a series of short stories from various Manga-ka.
“The subtitles notwithstanding, both series should appeal to both genders and feature a lot of creative and fun situations with everyone’s favorite Code Geass characters. The art is a great throughout and both series have some great comedy,” said Robert Napton of Bandai Entertainment Inc.
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Bandai Entertainment Inc. is a subsidiary of Namco Bandai Holdings (USA) Inc. and the premier distributor of Japanese animation on DVD and programming for television broadcast in North America. Titles include Gundam 00, Code Geass: Lelouch of Rebellion, Lucky Star, Gurren Lagann, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Cowboy Bebop, Outlaw Star, Escaflowne, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, My Otome, and many more.