Joseph Fenette
Joseph Fenette
Full Name Joseph Fenette

Age 45
Status Deceased
Gender Male

Date of Birth a.t.b. 1972
Date of Death a.t.b. April 2, 2017
Nationality Britannian
Known Relatives Shirley Fenette (Daughter)
Real World
Voiced by Ken Narita (Japanese)
John DeMita (English)
Other Information
See Holy Britannian Empire

Joseph Fenette (ジョセフ フェネット, Josefu Fenetto) (1972-2017) was the father of Shirley Fenette, one of Lelouch's classmates in the series, Joseph Fenette was the only character in the Code Geass series to never make a live appearance. In fact, he is only shown through media like television, or through flashbacks.


Though it is never shown in the series, he seems to be a caring and loving father toward his daughter and wife.

Character HistoryEdit

When Shirley was still a young girl, she innocently said that she wanted to "marry" her father, but he told her that one day she will find another man that she will love more than him and that, that would make him happy.

During the hostage crisis at Lake Kawaguchi, he criticized the terrorists on live television and pleaded for them to release his daughter immediately.

Joseph Fennette in his lab.

Joseph Fennette and his 2 colleagues in the research lab moments before their death.

Before the Battle of Narita, he and 2 other scientists were in a research lab, reluctantly investigating Code R, under Bartley Asprius, even adding up there wa no use complaining about the research and Bartley's decision.

He is unknowingly killed by Kallen Kozuki in the landslide of the Battle of Narita. His death caused great sorrow for his family, so much that during his funeral, when a man is filling up his grave, his wife has an emotional breakdown, telling them that she doesn't want her husband to be buried again, implying that she had a great relationship with her husband when he was still alive. His death also caused Shirley to kiss Lelouch for the first time during her depression, while also provoking her to blame Zero for his death.


  • In the Code Geass light novels, he is said to be one of the scientists that worked on Code R under Bartley Asprius, as an explanation for why he is caught in the Narita landslide after Narita is evacuated. The anime series provides an explicit reason for his presence, but not any other details.


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