New Code Geass Manga Announced, Full of Ninjas

Topic started by John_Martone on Dec. 7, 2009. Last post by BrandonElliott 4 years, 6 months ago.
Post by John_Martone (2,992 posts) See mini bio Level 10
 
Though there is no confirmation if this is the one and only project that was alluded to recently, a new Code Geass manga has been announced. Like with Knightmare of Nunnally and Tales of an Alternate Shogunate, this new series, titled Renya of the Blackness (漆黒の 連夜, Shikkoku no Renya) takes place in an alternate universe. Actually, that's not true at all. While it takes part in another time period, Renya is supposed to factor into the same timeline as our mainstream Code Geass series.
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The story takes place in the Edo period (1603 to 1868) looks at a young man named Renya, who signs a contract with a certain perpetually young witch named C.C. Though details of his geass or plot is limited, they did reveal that the character has an entirely mechanical arm...
 
Oh well. The manga is being worked on by Goro Taniquchi, the director and co-creator of the anime's story, so bleed over allusions are bound to be the letter of the day. No release venue or schedule as of yet, but when we know, you'll know.
 
Question: Do we want more Geass? Is this an appropriate continuation, or just milking the cash cow?
 
(Via ANN)
Post by ThePsychoGamer (1,835 posts) See mini bio Level 10
Hmm, no if it's just ninja, but if they're zombie ninja, then hell ya
Post by CorAutMors (77 posts) See mini bio Level 6
...i'm not entirely sure how i feel about it. on one hand it seems like an interesting concept, on the other i feel like they could be pushing it a little too much. i guess i'll just have to read it.
Post by rein (5,465 posts) See mini bio Level 15
Anyone else feel like this is going to be another Dbz?
Post by FoxxFireArt (2,649 posts) See mini bio Level 25
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As a Kallen fan.\, I just want to know how she works into this project.
Post by InfiniteGeass (527 posts) See mini bio Level 12
I am interested to see what this is all about. I'll give it a chance, but they might be pushing it if this isn't the project that was previously hinted at. Too much of a good thing can be a bad thing.
Post by Thage (40 posts) See mini bio Level 2
Code Geass has a variable concept; undying witches make contracts with other people. If they keep the lenght short and the eye`s function interesting, I`ll always look out for them~
Post by CrazyCanuck (169 posts) See mini bio Level 15
I liked Code Geass but I the only thing I can say is MOOOOOOOO!
Post by Niko (865 posts) See mini bio Level 8
Sure, go ahead. I don't expect or need strict canon adherence here.
Post by Nerx (13,843 posts) See mini bio Level 12
@CrazyCanuck: MOO?
Post by Niko (865 posts) See mini bio Level 8
So who's ready for Edo-period table humping?
Post by John_Martone (2,992 posts) See mini bio Level 10
@Niko: Oh table humper.
 
@CrazyCanuck:
Moo?
Post by HeeroYuy (1,210 posts) See mini bio Level 12
This is Sunrise we're talking about. Of course they're just milking the cash cow.
Post by CrazyCanuck (169 posts) See mini bio Level 15
@Nerx: It's the sound a cash cow makes.
Post by Alexis (6 posts) See mini bio Level 1
Of course I want more. It's like a train wreck, it is gruesome and it shouldn't be entertaining, but I still keep my eyes on the event and don't even blink lest I miss something. I liked the first two seasons of Geass, I find the manga adequate and if this is good enough and Taniguchi makes it as complex as the original, then I'm all for. Then again, how exactly do we fit together those three: the same timeline as original Code Geass, Edo period and mechanical arm. After all at first it was said that the timeline went aside from the real one we line in sometime in the late 19th century.  How then do we get the mecha arm? Did Winry jump series and go there to help poor suffering Renya?
Post by Nerx (13,843 posts) See mini bio Level 12
@CrazyCanuck: Oh , l thought you tried saying NOOOOOO
Post by BrandonElliott (10 posts) See mini bio Level 3
I can't say yes or no until I see how they write it. You see it could be great or badly. And speculating on whether it is going to be any good be for I find out more would be pointless.
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