Kanon (2006)

The second anime adaptation also under the title Kanon is produced by the Japanese animation studio Kyoto Animation, directed by Tatsuya Ishihara, written by Fumihiko Shimo, and features character design by Kazumi Ikeda who based the designs on Itaru Hinoue's original concept. On August 25, 2006, a teaser DVD named "Kanon Prelude" was produced as a limited edition containing interviews with the cast, clean opening and ending sequences, and promotional footage of the anime itself.[1] Twenty-four episodes were produced which aired between October 5, 2006 and March 15, 2007 on the Japanese television broadcasting station BS-i.[7] While the plot does not differ from the first anime, the greater number of episodes allows the inclusion of more detail from the visual novel on which the series is based. The episodes were released to Region 2 DVD between January 1 and August 1, 2007 by Pony Canyon in limited and regular editions containing three episodes per volume.[1] Pony Canyon released a Blu-ray Disc box set on December 16, 2009 in Japan. The story follows the main character Yuichi Aizawa, who has returned to the town where seven years ago he would spend his school vacations. As he used to do back then, he is living with his aunt Akiko Minase and his cousin Nayuki, but has forgotten many of the details regarding his previous visits. Over the course of the series Yuichi slowly regains these memories as he meets new friends and is reacquainted with others from his past.
The second anime adaptation also under the title Kanon is produced by the Japanese animation studio Kyoto Animation, directed by Tatsuya Ishihara, written by Fumihiko Shimo, and features character design by Kazumi Ikeda who based the designs on Itaru Hinoue's original concept. On August 25, 2006, a teaser DVD named "Kanon Prelude" was produced as a limited edition containing interviews with the cast, clean opening and ending sequences, and promotional footage of the anime itself.[1] Twenty-four episodes were produced which aired between October 5, 2006 and March 15, 2007 on the Japanese television broadcasting station BS-i.[7] While the plot does not differ from the first anime, the greater number of episodes allows the inclusion of more detail from the visual novel on which the series is based. The episodes were released to Region 2 DVD between January 1 and August 1, 2007 by Pony Canyon in limited and regular editions containing three episodes per volume.[1] Pony Canyon released a Blu-ray Disc box set on December 16, 2009 in Japan. The story follows the main character Yuichi Aizawa, who has returned to the town where seven years ago he would spend his school vacations. As he used to do back then, he is living with his aunt Akiko Minase and his cousin Nayuki, but has forgotten many of the details regarding his previous visits. Over the course of the series Yuichi slowly regains these memories as he meets new friends and is reacquainted with others from his past.

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Watch Kanon - 2006 Season 1 Episode 24 - Canon at the End of the Dream

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A miracle occurs and everyone is healed of their illness or injury. Mai, Sayuri and Shiori return to school, while Akiko comes home. In a startling discovery, Akiko reveals to Yuichi on the events after Ayu's accident and Yuichi finally finds her, lying comatose in the hospital. As time goes on, everyone moves on with their lives, but Yuichi still clings to the hope that she will eventually wake up. However, he is still missing a final piece of his puzzle, before Ayu can truly end living in a dream. In the end, Ayu wakes up and is still together with Yuichi. Just before the closing credits, a familiar fox can be seen walking just beyond the stump, slightly blurred into the background.
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Watch Kanon - 2006 Season 1 Episode 23 - The Scarlet Red Finale

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Waking up in an apartment, Yuichi meets an old acquaintance who he admired as a child named Makoto Sawatari. Back at their promised place, Yuichi sees Ayu again, and she asks for her third and final wish to be for Yuichi to forget about her, but Yuichi is unwilling to grant it. Ayu then makes a different wish, and disappears soon after in Yuichi's arms. Nayuki comes out of her depression, and she attempts to get her cousin out of his own.
Watch Kanon - 2006 Season 1 Episode 10 - Requiem Atop the Hill
s1e10 Requiem Atop the Hill
December 8, 2006
December 8, 2006
Requiem Atop the Hill
Watch Kanon - 2006 Season 1 Episode 12 - A Strange-Looking Waltz
s1e12 A Strange-Looking Waltz
December 22, 2006
December 22, 2006
A Strange-Looking Waltz
Watch Kanon - 2006 Season 1 Episode 13 - A Dangerous Trio
s1e13 A Dangerous Trio
December 29, 2006
December 29, 2006
A Dangerous Trio
Watch Kanon - 2006 Season 1 Episode 14 - A Cracked Concerto
s1e14 A Cracked Concerto
January 5, 2007
January 5, 2007
A Cracked Concerto
Watch Kanon - 2006 Season 1 Episode 16 - Midnight Oratorio
s1e16 Midnight Oratorio
January 18, 2007
January 18, 2007
Midnight Oratorio
Watch Kanon - 2006 Season 1 Episode 18 - The Disappearing Adagio
s1e18 The Disappearing Adagio
February 1, 2007
February 1, 2007
The Disappearing Adagio
Watch Kanon - 2006 Season 1 Episode 19 - The Étude of Contact
s1e19 The Étude of Contact
February 8, 2007
February 8, 2007
The Étude of Contact
Watch Kanon - 2006 Season 1 Episode 20 - The Nocturne of Farewell
s1e20 The Nocturne of Farewell
February 15, 2007
February 15, 2007
The Nocturne of Farewell
Watch Kanon - 2006 Season 1 Episode 21 - The Rondo Without You
s1e21 The Rondo Without You
February 22, 2007
February 22, 2007
The Rondo Without You
Watch Kanon - 2006 Season 1 Episode 24 - Canon at the End of the Dream
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