Kanon (TV 2/2006)

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Alternative title:
カノン (Japanese) 
華音 (Chinese (Taiwan)) 
카논 (Korean) 
Genres: drama , romance , supernatural 
Themes: bishojo , moe , school 
Objectionable content: Mild 
Plot Summary: Yuichi Aizawa returns to this city after seven years. In his childhood, he often visited it, but something happend in the past which caused him to block out his memories of the events of seven years ago. On the day after he gets settled in, he meets a girl carrying a backpack with wings on it. Her name is Tsukimiya Ayu and he begins to recall the memories he had lost. 
User Ratings: 3524 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 1416 votes (sub:1127, dub:218, raw:12, ?:7, edit.dub:1, others:51
32 Spanish subtitled
5 French subtitled
5 Portuguese subtitled
4 Russian subtitled
3 Russian dubbed
1 Korean subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
)
 Excellent: 980 votes (sub:734, dub:203, raw:10, ?:3, others:30
15 Spanish subtitled
4 Russian subtitled
3 German subtitled
2 French subtitled
2 Portuguese subtitled
1 Korean subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
1 Spanish edited dub
)
 Very good: 536 votes (sub:430, dub:82, ?:2, raw:2, edit.dub:1, others:19
10 Spanish subtitled
2 Polish subtitled
2 Italian subtitled
1 Vietnamese subtitled
1 French subtitled
1 Korean subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 German subtitled
)
 Good: 285 votes (sub:226, dub:51, raw:3, edit.dub:1, others:4
1 Italian subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 Dutch subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Decent: 124 votes (sub:98, dub:25, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 So-so: 68 votes (sub:50, dub:12, ?:4, raw:1, others:1
1 Portuguese subtitled
)
 Not really good: 26 votes (sub:22, dub:4)
 Weak: 33 votes (sub:25, dub:5, raw:2, ?:1)
 Bad: 16 votes (sub:12, dub:2, others:2
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Awful: 14 votes (sub:9, dub:3, raw:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Worst ever: 26 votes (sub:24, dub:2)
Seen in part or in whole by 5474 users, rank: #122 (of 6084)
Median rating: Excellent
Arithmetic mean: 8.682 (Excellent−), std. dev.: 1.7316, rank: #94 (of 6076)
Weighted mean: 8.601 (Excellent−), rank: #104 (of 6076) (seen all: 8.70 / seen some: 7.21 / won't finish: 4.50)
Bayesian estimate: 8.597 (Excellent−), rank: #44 (of 4580)
Running time: 24 minutes per episode 
Number of episodes: 24 
Episode titles: We have 24
Vintage:
2006-08-25
2006-10-05 to 2007-03-15 
Release dates: We have 11
Opening Theme:
"Last regrets" by Ayana 
Ending Theme:
"Kaze no Tadori Tsuku Basho" (風の辿り着く場所; "The Place Where the Wind Arrives") by Ayana 
Insert song:
"Last regrets -X'mas floor style-" by Shimamiya Eiko of I've Sound (ep 16) 
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 21
Reviews:
Kanon DVD 6 (Nov 29, 2008)
Kanon DVDs 4-5 (Jul 29, 2008)
Kanon DVDs 2-3 (Apr 8, 2008)
Kanon DVD 1 (Dec 22, 2007)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Kanon (DVD 1) 2008-01-01
    Kanon (DVD 2) 2008-02-12 (from $4.23)
    Kanon (DVD 3) 2008-03-04 (from $23.98)
    Kanon (DVD 4) 2008-05-13
    Kanon (DVD 5) 2008-06-03
    Kanon (DVD 6) 2008-07-01
    Kanon (DVD 6) 2008-10-14 (from $17.26)
    Kanon - The Complete Series (DVD 1-4) 2009-04-28 (from $40.29)
    Kanon - The Complete Collection [S.A.V.E.] (DVD 1-4) 2010-03-30 (from $16.19)
    Kanon + Artbox (DVD 2) 2008-02-12
DVD (Region 4)
    Kanon - The Collection (DVD) 2010-07-14

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Tatsuya Ishihara 
Series Composition: Fumihiko Shimo 
Screenplay: Fumihiko Shimo 
Storyboard:
Kazuya Sakamoto (ep 7) 
Noriyuki Kitanohara (ep 3) 
Shinobu Yoshioka (ep 4) 
Tatsuya Ishihara (OP, ED; eps 1-2) 
Yasuhiro Takemoto (ep 6) 
Yutaka Yamamoto (ep 5) 
Episode Director:
Kazuya Sakamoto (eps 1, 7) 
Noriko Takao (ep 17) 
Noriyuki Kitanohara (ep 3) 
Shinobu Yoshioka (ep 4) 
Tatsuya Ishihara (ep 2) 
Yasuhiro Takemoto (ep 6) 
Yutaka Yamamoto (ep 5) 
Unit Director: Tatsuya Ishihara (OP, ED) 
Original Character Design: Itaru Hinoue (Visual Art's) 
Character Design: Kazumi Ikeda 
Art Director: Mutsuo Shinohara 
Chief Animation Director: Kazumi Ikeda 
Animation Director:
Chiyoko Ueno (asst.; ep 1) 
Futoshi Nishiya (ep 2) 
Hiroyuki Takahashi (ep 5) 
Kazumi Ikeda (OP, ED) 
Mitsuyoshi Yoneda (ep 4) 
Satoshi Kadowaki (ep 3) 
Shoko Ikeda (eps 1, 7) 
Yukiko Horiguchi (ep 6) 
Art design: Mutsuo Shinohara 
Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka 
Director of Photography: Ryuuta Nakagami 
Animation Check:
Chitose Nakamine (eps 3, 7) 
Emi Nakano (eps 1, 6) 
Kenji Murayama (ep 2) 
Mie Kiyohara (ep 5) 
Tomoyo Awada (ep 4) 
Assistant Episode Director: Noriko Takao (ep 11) 
Background Art:
Emi Kesamaru (eps 4-5) 
Joji Unoguchi (eps 1-5) 
Miyuki Hiratoko (eps 1-2, 4-5) 
Mutsuo Shinohara (ep 1) 
Naoki Hosokawa (eps 1, 4) 
Natsumi Katou (eps 1-2, 4-5) 
Shinji Matsuura (eps 1-2, 4-5) 
Yoshiko Kawauchi (eps 1-2, 4-5) 
Yutaka Ito (eps 1-2, 4-5) 
Color Check:
Akiyo Takeda (eps 1, 5) 
Ayumi Shimoura (ep 4) 
Naomi Ishida (eps 3, 7) 
Rie Takagi (eps 2, 6) 
Color design: Akiyo Takeda 
Color setting:
Akiyo Takeda (eps 1, 5) 
Ayumi Shimoura (ep 4) 
Naomi Ishida (eps 3, 7) 
Rie Takagi (eps 2, 6) 
Digital Composite:
Kazusa Ishii (eps 1-7 odd) 
Kazuya Takao (eps 2, 4, 6) 
Natsumi Hamada (eps 1-7 odd) 
Rin Yamamoto (eps 1-7 odd) 
Ryuuta Nakagami (eps 1-7) 
Tetsuo Umetsu (eps 2, 4, 6) 
Yoshiko Tanaka (eps 2, 4, 6) 
Digital Paint:
Asako Aisawa (eps 2, 5) 
Aya Toyosawa (ep 4) 
Ayumi Yamamori (eps 1, 4, 7) 
Chiyomi Koura (eps 2, 5) 
Hitomi Imaizumi (eps 1-3, 5-7) 
Kana Miyata (eps 1-3, 5-7) 
Masumi Ichinose (eps 2, 5) 
Mayumi Nagayasu (eps 1-3, 5, 7) 
Mayumi Taguchi (eps 3, 6) 
Mihoko Eda (eps 3, 6) 
Nanako Kitaoka (eps 1, 4, 7) 
Sachiko Sasaki (eps 1, 4, 7) 
Shizuka Uno (eps 1-3, 5-7) 
Tomoko Shima (eps 3, 6) 
Yasumi Kawai (eps 1, 4, 7) 
Yoshiko Kimura (eps 3, 6) 
Youko Shukuya (eps 1, 4, 7) 
Yukie Tsuda (eps 1-3, 5-7) 
Yuusuke Ishihara (ep 4) 
Editing:
Masaki Sakamoto 
Yukie Oikawa (Morita Editing Room; ep 2) 
In-Between Animation:
Akiko Higaki (eps 1, 3, 6) 
Aya Sato (eps 1, 3, 6) 
Ayako Endou (ep 4) 
Chitose Nakamine (eps 2, 5) 
Emi Nakano (eps 5, 7) 
Hana Hosoda (eps 1, 3, 6) 
Hiroko Kuroda (eps 1, 3, 6) 
Kaori Furukawa (ep 4) 
Kayo Hikiyama (ep 4) 
Kenji Murayama (eps 5, 7) 
Kumi Kuroda (eps 2, 5, 7) 
Kunihiro Hane (eps 1, 3, 6) 
Maki Inoue (ep 4) 
Manami Natsumeda (eps 1, 3, 6) 
Mie Kiyohara (eps 2, 7) 
Naoko Fujita (eps 1, 3, 6) 
Natsumi Tada (eps 2, 5, 7) 
Sayaka Ikeda (eps 2, 5, 7) 
Shigeko Kurebayashi (eps 2, 5, 7) 
Tatsuya Satou (ep 4) 
Tomoyo Awada (eps 2, 5, 7) 
Youhei Kawasaki (ep 4) 
Yumi Oohashi (eps 1, 3, 6) 
Yumi Ookawa (eps 1, 3, 6) 
Yuugo Oohashi (eps 1, 3, 6) 
Key Animation:
Chiyoko Ueno (OP, ED; eps 1, 5) 
Eisaku Kawanami (ep 4) 
Emiko Nakano (eps 3, 7) 
Eri Matsuo (eps 2, 6) 
Fumie Okano (eps 1, 5) 
Futoshi Nishiya (OP, ED) 
Hiroko Utsumi (ep 4) 
Hiroshi Karata (6 episodes
eps 1, 5, 9, 13, 17, 21
)
 
Hiroyuki Takahashi (OP, ED; ep 1) 
Kayo Hikiyama (6 episodes
eps 10, 16-17, 19, 22-23
)
 
Kazumi Ikeda (ED) 
Mami Komatsu (eps 2, 6) 
Mariko Takahashi (ep 4) 
Masato Fukushima (eps 2, 6) 
Masaya Makita (ep 4) 
Mitsuyoshi Yoneda (OP) 
Myung Gong Kim (ep 3) 
Nao Naitō (6 episodes
eps 1, 5, 9, 13, 17, 21
)
 
Naoko Yamada (ED; eps 3, 7) 
Noriko Takao (OP; 4 episodes
eps 3, 7, 11, 19
)
 
Reiko Oobuke (eps 2, 6) 
Rie Sezaki (eps 2, 6) 
Ryouhei Muta (ep 4) 
Ryouichi Nakano (ep 4) 
Saeko Oofuji (eps 1, 5) 
Satoshi Kadowaki (OP) 
Seiichi Akitake (8 episodes
eps 2, 6, 10, 14, 18, 21-23
)
 
Shoko Ikeda (OP; eps 1, 7) 
Teruyoshi Shidou (eps 3, 7) 
Yasuhiro Takemoto (OP) 
Yoko Takada (ep 4) 
Yoshiaki Urata (eps 1, 5) 
Yuichi Itou (eps 3, 7) 
Yukiko Horiguchi (OP, ED; ep 1) 
Yumiko Hashi (eps 1, 5) 
Yuusuke Matsuo (eps 3, 7) 
Logo Design Assistance: Keiko Maekawa 
Online Editing Supervision: Naoki Kanazawa 
Planning Assistant: Masao Takayanagi 
Production manager:
Ryouko Tomii (eps 2, 6) 
Shin'ichirou Hatta (eps 1, 3, 5) 
Prop Design: Hiroyuki Takahashi 
Publicity Producer: Mikie Nishiguchi 
Recording: Yasushi Nagura 
Recording Assistant: Mika Kamemoto 
Setting Manager: Kazuki Awara 
Sound Effects: Eiko Morikawa 
Sound Manager: Yoshimi Sugiyama 
Special Effects: Rina Miura 
Theme Song Arrangement: Kazuya Takase 
Theme Song Composition: Shinji Orito (ED) 
Theme Song Lyrics: Jun Maeda 
Theme Song Performance: Ayana 
Web Design: Norihiro Fujita 
Akemi Satou as Shiori Misaka 
Mariko Kouda as Nayuki Minase 
Mayumi Iizuka as Makoto Sawatari 
Tomokazu Sugita as Yuuichi Aizawa 
Yui Horie as Ayu Tsukimiya 
Yukari Tamura as Mai Kawasumi 

Ayako Kawasumi as Kaori Misaka 
Maaya Sakamoto as Mishio Amano 
Miwa Yasuda as Yuuichi Aizawa(young) 
Tomokazu Seki as Jun Kitagawa 
Tomoko Kawakami as Sayuri Kurata 
Yuko Minaguchi as Akiko Minase 

Aimi Ueda as Student(ep 7) 
Akiko Yajima as Kazuya Kurata(ep 14) 
Arise Satou as Student(ep 21) 
Atsushi Imaruoka as TV Expedition Crew(ep 12) 
Ayano Ishikawa as Student(ep 18) 
Eri Nakao as Doctor(ep 16) 
Gô Shinomiya as Teacher(ep 21) 
Haruka Kimura as Student Council Member(ep 13) 
Hiroshi Yanaka as Sayuri's Father(ep 14) 
Hisanori Koyatsu as Doctor(ep 22) 
Kaya Miyake as Student(ep 7) 
Kazuhisa Tanaka as
Doctor(ep 14) 
Teacher(ep 17) 
Kei Kobayashi as Student(ep 11) 
Keisuke Fujii as Spectator(ep 19) 
Kengo Kawanishi as Spectator(ep 19) 
Kenichi Mochizuki as
Store Owner(ep 13) 
Student(ep 11) 
Kenji Nojima as Kuze(student council president) 
Kentarou Tone as
English Teacher 
Student(ep 11) 
Kouko Tsukimoto as Student(ep 17) 
Makiko Mizogami as Mai's Mother(ep 15) 
Masaru Uekura as Spectator(ep 19) 
Masaya Onosaka as Evil Scientist in Movie(ep 6) 
Masayasu Nagata as Taiyaki Shop Owner 
Miwa Yasuda as
Shiori's Mother(ep 16) 
Student(ep 7) 
Ryoko Ono as Student(ep 11) 
Sayaka Kinoshita as Waitress(ep 18) 
Sayuri Yahagi as Shiori's Classmate 
Taku Kimura as TV Expedition Crew(ep 12) 
Tetsu Inada as Ishibashi 
Tomoyoshi Fukazu as Spectator(ep 19) 
Youko Honda as Student(ep 9) 
Yu Shimamura as Student(ep 18) 
Yuka Tanaka as Student(ep 21) 
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Kyoto Animation 
Broadcaster: BS-i 
Digital Paint: Studio Blue (ep 7) 
Distributor:
Pony Canyon 
TBS 
Editing: Morita Editing Room 
In-Between Animation: Studio Blue (ep 7) 
Music Production: Key 
Online Editing: Imagica 
Original Creator: Visual Art's/Key 
Production Assistance: Animation DO (ep 4) 
Recording Studio: Studio Gong 
Sound Effects Production: Gakuonsha 
English cast
English staff
ADR Director: Kyle Jones 
ADR Script:
Kathleen Moynihan 
Kyle Jones (eps 17-24) 
Executive producer:
Joey Goubeaud 
John Ledford 
Producer:
Kyle Jones (eps 21-24) 
Scott McClennen 

DVD Graphics:
Bety Sosa 
Victor Cormier 
DVD Menu Design:
Bety Sosa 
Hiroko Fukumori (Volume 6) 
Victor Cormier 
Editing: Eddie Shannon Jr. 
International Coordination: Toru Iwakami 
Media Coordinator:
Janice Williams (Volume 4-Volume 6) 
Mariela Ortiz 
Sarah Alys Lindholm (Volume 4-Volume 6) 
Mixing:
Jacob A. Gragard (eps 1-12) 
Matt Wittmeyer (eps 13-24) 
Packaging Design:
Bety Sosa 
Victor Cormier 
Production Assistant:
Maki Nagano 
Miyuki Kamiya 
Paul Mericle 
Production manager: Shelly Thomas 
Recording engineer:
Bobby Gordon (eps 17-24) 
Bryan Leach (eps 17-24) 
Eden J. Barrera (eps 13-24) 
Elise Moore (eps 1-12) 
Sound Design:
Jacob A. Gragard (eps 1-12) 
Matt Wittmeyer (eps 13-24) 
Subtitle Script & Timing: Dwayne Jones 
Translation Proofer:
Adam Weber (eps 1-4) 
Amy Forsyth (eps 5-24) 
Brittney Karbowski as Ayu Tsukimiya 
Chris Patton as Yuichi Aizawa 
Jessica Boone as Nayuki Minase 
Maggie Flecknoe as Shiori Misaka 
Melissa Davis as Mai Kawasumi 
Tiffany Terrell as Makoto Sawatari 

Caitlin Glass as Kaori Misaka 
Colleen Clinkenbeard as Mishio Amano 
Greg Ayres as Jun Kitagawa 
Joanne Bonasso as Akiko Minase 
Natalie Arneson as Sayuri Kurata 
Shannon Emerick as Yuichi Aizawa(young) 

Bobby Gordon as Spectator(ep 19) 
Charles Campbell as
Ballers(ep 12) 
Classmate(eps 2-3) 
Demon(eps 3-4) 
Gawking Dude B(ep 11) 
Male Teacher(ep 12) 
Principal(ep 19) 
Shopkeeper(ep 13) 
Taiyaki Shop Owner(eps 1-2) 
TV Narrator(ep 12) 
Christine Auten as
Classmate(ep 2) 
First Year Girl(ep 9) 
Girl 2(ep 11) 
Lady Teacher(ep 11) 
Mai's Powers(ep 15) 
Passerby Girl(ep 7) 
Photo Booth Gal(ep 7) 
Shiori's Mother 
Student B(ep 11) 
Track Girl(ep 6) 
Christopher Ayres as
Classmate(ep 2) 
Demon(eps 13, 15) 
Guys and Dolls(eps 13-14) 
Irving(ep 6) 
Man 2(ep 1) 
Track Girl(ep 2) 
TV Freakout B(ep 12) 
Elise Moore as Track Girl(ep 2) 
Elise Morrison as
Ballers(ep 12) 
Eaten Alive(ep 6) 
Girl B(ep 9) 
Random Girl(ep 7) 
Track Team Member(ep 6) 
Heather Bryson as Doctor(ep 16) 
Jay Hickman as Kuze 
John Swasey as
Ballers(ep 12) 
Demon(eps 13, 15) 
English Teacher(ep 13) 
Evil Chief Magistrate(ep 12) 
Gawking Dude A(ep 11) 
Guys and Dolls(eps 13-14) 
Man 1(ep 1) 
Mr. Ishibashi(ep 2) 
Party Person(ep 18) 
Sayuri's Father(ep 14) 
Spectator(ep 19) 
Teacher(ep 17) 
Track Team Member(ep 6) 
TV Freakout A(ep 12) 
Josh Grelle as
Demon(eps 13, 15) 
Doctor(ep 14) 
Guys and Dolls(eps 13-14) 
K.C. Jones as
Ballers(ep 12) 
Dr. Crazy(ep 6) 
Girl A(ep 18) 
Guys and Dolls(ep 13) 
Mister Awesome(ep 12) 
Naked Guy(ep 2) 
Party Person(ep 18) 
Spectator(ep 19) 
Kim Prause as
Ballers(ep 12) 
Freshman Girl(ep 13) 
Girl 3(ep 11) 
Party Person(ep 18) 
Photo Booth Gal(ep 7) 
Runner(ep 19) 
Shiori's Classmate 
Spectator(ep 19) 
Track Team Member(ep 6) 
Luci Christian as
Girl(eps 14-15) 
Kazuya Kurata(ep 14) 
Party Person(ep 18) 
Runner(ep 19) 
Shiori's Mother(ep 16) 
Spectator(ep 19) 
Student A(ep 17) 
Teammate(ep 19) 
Waitress(ep 18) 
Mariela Ortiz as
Ballers(ep 12) 
Classmate(ep 2) 
Freakin' Kid(ep 13) 
Girl 1(ep 11) 
Girl A(ep 9) 
Girl B(ep 18) 
Guys and Dolls(eps 13-14) 
Other Girl(ep 18) 
Party Person(ep 18) 
Photo Booth Gal(ep 7) 
Runner(ep 19) 
Runner A(ep 19) 
Screamer(ep 6) 
Sister(eps 14-15) 
Spectator(ep 19) 
Student A(ep 11) 
Track Team Girl 1(ep 2) 
Track Team Member(ep 6) 
Woman Lady(ep 1) 
Mark X Laskowski as
Guys and Dolls(eps 13-14) 
Party Person(ep 18) 
Spectator(ep 19) 
Melissa Davis as Mai's Powers(ep 15) 
Shannon Emerick as Track Girl(ep 2) 
Shelley Calene-Black as Mai's Mother(ep 15) 
Stephanie Nadolny as
Alarm Clock(eps 2, 18) 
Classmate(ep 2) 
Track Team Girl 2(ep 2) 
Waitress(ep 1) 
William Orendorff as
Demon(ep 13) 
Guys and Dolls(eps 13-14) 
English companies
Broadcaster: The Anime Network 
Distributor: Madman Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand) 
Internet Streaming: FUNimation Entertainment 
Licensed by:
ADV Films (Expired) 
FUNimation Entertainment 
Production: Amusement Park Media 
Translation: JN Productions 
Korean staff
Korean companies
(none)
Broadcaster: Animax Korea 
Korean cast
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
(none)
Chinese (Taiwan) cast
(none)
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