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Type-3F Gekka

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General and Technical Data

Model number: Type-3F
Code name: Gekka
Unit type: limited production seventh generation knightmare frame
Manufacturer: Kyoto House
Operator(s): Order of the Black Knights; Japanese Liberation Front; Kingdom of Zilkhistan
First deployment: a.t.b 2017
Accommodation: pilot only, in motorbike-style cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 4.45 meters
Weight: combat weight 7.92 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: sensors, range unknown; landspinner high-mobility propulsion system, mounted in legs
Fixed armaments: slash harken, mounted on chest
Optional fixed armaments: custom hand gun, mounts on left forearm; chaff smoke, disrupts enemy sensors
Optional hand armaments: “Katen Yaibatou” revolving blade sword (Four Holy Swords units); “Seidotou” brake blade, mounts slash harken (Kyoshiro Tohdoh unit)

Technical and Historical Notes

Following the success of the Type-02 Guren Mk-II, the Kyoto House funded a new Knightmare Frame based upon it. This machine became the Type-3F Gekka, bearing many similarities to the Guren but being streamlined for mass production. The large, claw-like arm of the Guren was replaced with a more standard arm, allowing the Gekka to wield normal weapons. Four Gekkas were produced with a distinctive silver coloration and handed to the Four Holy Swords, some of the last remaining members of the Japanese Liberation Front. Unfortunately, their leader, former general Kyoshiro Tohdoh, was captured by Britannia and sentenced to death. Requesting the help of the Order of the Black Knights, the Four Holy Swords were able to rescue Tohdoh, who entered the battle in his personal Gekka, painted black and featuring hair-like ornamentation on either side of the head. Following the escape, Tohdoh and the Four Holy Swords formally joined the Black Knights, with Tohdoh’s Gekka gaining a custom brake blade which mounted thrusters on the reverse edge and a slash harken on its hilt. One year after the disastrous collapse of the Black Rebellion, the Gekka were systematically destroyed in battle with Britannian forces. However, the Gekka’s design and feedback from Tohdoh and the Four Holy Swords were used to create the Black Knights’ new mass production model Knightmare Frame, the Type-05 Akatsuki.

Miscellaneous Information

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

Lineart
type-3f-activationkey
Activation key
type-3f-katenyaibatou
"Katen Yaibatou" revolving blade sword
type-3f-seidotou
"Seidotou" brake blade
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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