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Type-05 Akatsuki

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General and Technical Data

Model number(s): Type-05 (standard); Type-05/F2D (equipped with air glide wing system)
Code name(s): Akatsuki; Akatsuki Flight Type
Unit type: mass production seventh generation knightmare frame
Manufacturer: Militarized Zone of India
Operator: Order of the Black Knights/United States of Japan/United Federation of Nations
First deployment: a.t.b. 2018
Accommodation: pilot only, in motorbike-style cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 4.49 meters
Weight: combat weight 7.82 metric tons; 8.81 metric tons (equipped with air glide wings)
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; air glide wing system, enables atmospheric flight
Fixed armaments: slash harken, mounted on chest
Optional fixed armaments: double-barreled hand gun, mounts on left forearm; bazooka, mounts on right arm; 2 x machine cannon, retractable, mounted in chest; 12-tube small missile launcher, mounted on air glide wing system
Optional hand armaments: chain-spear, stored on back; large cannon

Technical and Historical Notes

Even though the Order of the Black Knights was defeated during their attack on the Tokyo Settlement (later named “The Black Rebellion”), it was not destroyed. Several key members of the Knights evaded Britannian capture and sought asylum in the Chinese Federation. Among them was head scientist and knightmare designer Rakshata Chawla, creator of Japan’s first unique knightmares, the Type-02 Guren Mk-II and Type-3F Gekka. During the year that followed the Knights’ collapse, Rakshata returned to her homeland of India and began development of a new mass production model knightmare to replace the Type-10R Burai, itself little more than a slight modification to the already obsolete RPI-11 Glasgow. This new machine was named the Type-05 Akatsuki (Japanese for “dawn”), and drew heavily from the successful Gekka. Though its parameters were scaled back for mass production, the Akatsuki was still an excellent machine, and it saw its first action during the revived Black Knights’ battles against the eunuch generals who ruled the Chinese Federation.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot(s): Shinichiro Tamaki, Kento Sugiyama, Mori, Cornelia Li Britannia
First appearance: Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

Lineart
type-05-grenade
Grenade
type-05-cannon
Large cannon
type-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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