Alternative names:

枢木 ゲンブ


Human, Shushou, Prime Minister, Adult


Gender: Male
Eye colour: Olive
Hair colour: Grey
Hair length: To Ears
Nationality: Japan
Genbu Kururugi (枢木 ゲンブ Kururugi Genbu) is Suzaku's late father, the last Prime Minister of Japan, and host for both Lelouch and Nunnally Lamperouge during their exile as political hostages seven years prior to the start of the series. When Britannia began its invasion of Japan, Genbu refused to surrender, preferring unending resistance against Britannia.
In an argument over whether to stop the war against Britannia he was murdered by his own son, Suzaku. In the immediate aftermath of the incident, the truth behind Genbu's death was covered up by his associates, who are later known as the Kyoto Group, and reported as seppuku, noble suicide.
In Suzaku of the Counterattack,
Genbu is secretly working with Britannia to undermine Japan's leadership. Suzaku overhears his conversation with the Emperor and is forced to kill Genbu.
In the Nightmare of Nunnally
he decides to kill both Lelouch and Nunnally but before he can C.C. kills him with Suzaku witnessing the act.

Related anime:

Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion TV, 2006
Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch Recaps TV-Special, 2006
Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 TV, 2008

Related manga:

Code Geass: Suzaku of the Counterattack Manga, 2006
Code Geass: Nightmare of Nunnally Manga, 2006
Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion Manga, 2006

Voice actors:

Kazuhiko Kishino, Japanese
Ivan Buckley, English
John Snyder, English