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The Code Geass Tanjoubi no Kiseki DVD had a short PV about the new anime project (2ch rumors are that it is a 6-part OVA):
Code Geass GAIDEN: Boukoku no Akito (Akito of the Fallen Country)
In this broken world, we still dream
a.t.b.2017 (same time period as the first season)
The hellish European front,
A small squad infiltrates enemy territory to save their allies,
That squadron’s Nightmare Devicers are boys and girls from Zone 11.
The mission’s chance of success is only 5%.
Why do they fight? [trans: konart]
Director: Kazuki Akane (Escaflowne, Birdy the Might Decode)
Script: Shigeru Morita (Gundam Seed, Blood+)
Original character design: CLAMP
Anime character design: Takahiro Kimura
Knightmare design: Akira Yasuda
There will be a mail-in new short OAD for those who buy the 3 upcoming magazines with the new xxxHolic-related content: Shonen Magazine, Zoukan Magazine SP and Bessatsu Shonen Magazine.
Volume 18 of the manga will be out in October.
[Credits: Yahoo.jp blog]
The xxxHolic anime will also be re-release in a box set. The 1st part will be out in July with 12 episodes. CLAMP will illustrate the box, and there will also be a deluxe booklet with anime illustrations included. The 2nd part will be out in the summer, too, while a xxxHolic Kei box set is also planned.
[credits: Amazon.jp - This Amazon link probably has the wrong price, there is another one with a different sale price.]
FUNimation is also re-releasing the first season as a part of their Viridian Collection (meaning~ less expensive than their previous box set). It will be out in May.