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Type-1R Burai Kai

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General and Technical Data

Model number: Type-1R
Code name: Burai Kai
Unit type: modified limited production fourth generation knightmare frame
Manufacturer: Kyoto House (based on a design by the Holy Britannia Empire)
Operator: Japanese Liberation Front
First deployment: a.t.b. 2017
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 4.37 meters
Weight: combat weight 7.48 metric tons
Armor materials: unknown
Powerplant: energy filler, replaceable electrical cartridge, uses Yggdrasil drive superconductor transfer system, power output rating unknown
Equipment and design features: factsphere open sensor camera, range unknown, mounted in head; landspinner high-mobility propulsion system, mounted in legs; cockpit ejection system
Fixed armaments: 2 x slash harken, mounted on chest; 2 x protector, mounted on forearms; anti-personnel machine gun, mounted in chest
Optional hand armaments: assault rifle, mounts on backpack; “Katen Yaibatou” revolving blade sword (Four Holy Swords units); “Seidotou” brake blade, mounts slash harken (Kyoshiro Tohdoh unit)

Technical and Historical Notes

An optimized version of the Type-10R Burai, the Burai Kai was created for the Japanese Liberation Front’s elite unit, the Four Holy Swords. The most distinctive change to the base Burai unit was the addition of a pair of long, trailing antennae mounted on the back of the head. Its performance was also upgraded, putting it about on par with the Britannia Empire’s elite RPI-209 Gloucester unit. Though capable of wielding the same weapons as the standard Burai, the Burai Kai’s primary weapon was the brake blade, a chainsaw-bladed katana. Although proven to be an exceptional machine, all five Burai Kai units were abandoned following the Japanese Liberation Front’s retreat during the Battle of Narita, and the Four Holy Swords eventually upgraded to the superior Type-3F Gekka.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot(s): Kyoshiro Tohdoh, Ryouga Senba, Kousetsu Urabe, Shougo Asahina, Nagisa Chiba
First appearance: Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

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rpi-assaultrifle
Assault rifle w/grenade launcher
rpi-ejectionsystem
Emergency ejection system
rpi-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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