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Type-02/F1Z Guren SEITEN

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General and Technical Data

Model number: Type-02/F1Z
Code name: Guren SEITEN
Unit type: modified ninth generation knightmare frame
Manufacturer: Kyoto House, modified by “Camelot” Engineering Corps
Operator: Order of the Black Knights/United Federation of Nations
First deployment: a.t.b. 2018
Accommodation: pilot only, in motorbike-style cockpit in torso
Dimensions: unknown
Weight: unknown
Armor materials: unknown
Powerplant: energy filler, replaceable electrical cartridge, uses Yggdrasil drive superconductor transfer system, power output rating unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; landspinner high-mobility propulsion system, mounted in legs; cockpit ejection system; energy wing defense/propulsion system, enables atmospheric flight
Fixed armaments: 2 x slash harken, mounted on main body; “Fukusha Hadou Kikou” enhanced radiant wave surge unit, output variable, mounted on rocket harken as right arm; MVS (maser vibration sword) fork knife, hand-carried in use, stored on back
Optional hand armaments: none

Technical and Historical Notes

Despite its incredible performance and the skills of its pilot, Kallen Kouzuki, the Type-02/F1A Guren Flight was defeated in battle in the Chinese Federation by a combination of poor maintenance and the efforts of Li Xingke and his Knightmare Frame XT-404 Shen-Hu. Both machine and pilot were handed over to Britannia by the request of Suzaku Kururugi and taken back to Area 11. While Kallen was imprisoned, the Guren was handed over to Suzaku’s subordinates in the Camelot Engineering Corps. The head of the corps, Lloyd Asplund, deferred to his assistant Cecilé Croomy, allowing her to modify the Guren using a number of technologies intended for Suzaku’s new machine, the Z-01Z Lancelot Albion. This included the Energy Wing System, a new flight option of Cecilé’s design, which combined incredible propulsion with maser field “feathers” which could be used in the same fashion as the Blaze Luminous energy shields. In the end, Cecilé by her own admission went overboard, producing a unit so high-spec that it was thought nobody could truly pilot it, not even Suzaku. However, during the Second Battle of Tokyo, Kallen was broken out of her prison and hijacks the modified Guren, using it to tear through the battlefield and save Zero from the axe-crazy Knight of Ten, Luciano Bradley. When the Black Knights rebelled against Zero, Kallen struggled with the choice of who to side with, eventually becoming convinced that Zero/Lelouch had truly “gone bad” and swearing to kill him personally to atone for allowing him to become so powerful. In the final battle over Mount Fuji, Kallen and the Guren faced off against Suzaku and the Lancelot Albion in a duel that saw both units dealing crippling damage to one another, finally ending the rivalry between both the machines and their pilots.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot: Kallen Kouzuki (aka Kallen Stadtfeld)
First appearance: Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

Lineart
type-02f1z-arm
Arm
type-02f1z-assaultmode
Assault mode
type-02f1z-energywing
Energy wing
type-02f1z-head
Head
type-02f1z-knife
MVS fork knife
type-02f1z-slashharken
Slash harken
Code Geass Info


Director:
Goro Taniguchi

Writer(s):
Ichiro Okouchi
Hiroyuki Yoshino
Yuuichi Nomura

Mechanical Designer(s):
Akira Yasuda
Kenji Teraoka
Junichi Akutsu
Eiji Nakata
Takumi Sakura

Character Designer(s):
CLAMP
Takahiro Kimura

Musical Composer(s):
Hitomi Kuroishi
Kotaro Nakagawa

Airdates:
Japan 10.05.2006 – 07.28.2007 (S1);
04.06.2008 – 09.28.2008 (S2)
U.S. 04.27.2008 – 10.26.2008 (S1);
11.02.2008 – 06.07.2009 (S2)

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