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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 11 of 37)
Tomokazu Sugita ... Yuichi Aizawa (23 episodes, 2006-2007)
Mariko Kouda ... Nayuki Minase (22 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yûko Minaguchi ... Akiko Minase (21 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yui Horie ... Ayu Tsukimiya (19 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yukari Tamura ... Mai Kawasumi (15 episodes, 2006-2007)
Akemi Satô ... Shiori Misaka (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
Miwa Yasuda ... Yuichi Aizawa (10 Years Old) / ... (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
Tomokazu Seki ... Jun Kitagawa (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
Tomoko Kawakami ... Sayuri Kurata (11 episodes, 2006-2007)
Ayako Kawasumi ... Kaori Misaka (11 episodes, 2006-2007)
Mayumi Iizuka ... Makoto Sawatari (10 episodes, 2006-2007)
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Series Directed by
Tatsuya Ishihara (8 episodes, 2006-2007)
Taichi Ishidate (4 episodes, 2006-2007)
Noriyuki Kitanohara (4 episodes, 2006-2007)
Kazuya Sakamoto (4 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yasuhiro Takemoto (4 episodes, 2006-2007)
Shinobu Yoshioka (3 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yutaka Yamamoto (2 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Writing credits
Jun Maeda (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Fumihiko Shimo (23 episodes, 2006-2007)

Series Produced by
Kozue Kaneniwa .... assistant producer (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Nagaharu Ohashi .... assistant producer (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Naohiro Futono .... producer (23 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yoko Hatta .... producer (23 episodes, 2006-2007)
Shinichi Nakamura .... producer (23 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yoshihisa Nakayama .... producer (23 episodes, 2006-2007)
Megumi Tsukada .... assistant producer (18 episodes, 2006-2007)
Maya Fujino .... assistant producer (9 episodes, 2007)

Eharu Oohashi .... assistant producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Jun Maeda (23 episodes, 2006-2007)
Odiakes (23 episodes, 2006-2007)
Shinji Orito (23 episodes, 2006-2007)
 
Series Cinematography by
Ryuuta Nakagami (23 episodes, 2006-2007)
 
Series Film Editing by
Masaki Sakamoto (23 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yukie Oikawa (19 episodes, 2006-2007)
 
Series Art Direction by
Mutsuo Shinohara (23 episodes, 2006-2007)
 
Series Production Management
Shin'ichirou Hatta .... production manager (7 episodes, 2006-2007)
Ryouko Tomii .... production manager (7 episodes, 2006-2007)
Satori Senami .... production manager (3 episodes, 2007)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kazuya Sakamoto .... assistant director (1 episode, 2006)
Noriko Takao .... assistant director (1 episode, 2006)
 
Series Art Department
Tatsuya Ishihara .... storyboard artist: ending credits / storyboard artist: opening credits / ... (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Noizi Ito .... original illustrations (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Kazuki Kurihara .... setting manager / art setting (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Keiko Maekawa .... logo design cooperation (23 episodes, 2006-2007)
Mutsuo Shinohara .... art setting (23 episodes, 2006-2007)
Akiyo Takeda .... color designator / color setting check / ... (23 episodes, 2006-2007)
Rie Takagi .... color setting check / color checker (9 episodes, 2006-2007)
Naomi Ishida .... color setting check (6 episodes, 2006-2007)
Taichi Ishidate .... storyboard artist (4 episodes, 2006-2007)
Noriyuki Kitanohara .... storyboard artist (4 episodes, 2006-2007)
Kazuya Sakamoto .... storyboard artist (4 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yûsuke Ishihara .... assistant color setting check / assistant color checker (3 episodes, 2006-2007)
Mayumi Nagayasu .... assistant color setting check (3 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yasuhiro Takemoto .... storyboard artist (3 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yoshiji Kigami .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Shinobu Yoshioka .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yutaka Yamamoto .... storyboard artist (2 episodes, 2006)

Hiroyuki Takahashi .... property designer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Kyle Jones .... adr director (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Mika Kamemoto .... assistant sound recordist (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Eiko Morikawa .... sound effects (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yasushi Nagura .... sound recordist (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yoshimi Sugiyama .... sound production coordinator / sound production manager (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yota Tsuruoka .... sound director (23 episodes, 2006-2007)
Jacob A. Gragard .... sound re-recording mixer (12 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Special Effects by
Rina Miura .... special effects (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Ryuuta Nakagami .... digital compositor (7 episodes, 2006)
Natsumi Hamada .... digital compositor (4 episodes, 2006)
Kazusa Ishii .... digital compositor (4 episodes, 2006)
Rin Yamamoto .... digital compositor (4 episodes, 2006)
Kazuya Takao .... digital compositor (3 episodes, 2006)
Yoshiko Tanaka .... digital compositor (3 episodes, 2006)
Tetsuo Umetsu .... digital compositor (3 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Animation Department
Yukiko Horiguchi .... key animator: ending credits / key animator: opening credits / ... (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Kazumi Ikeda .... animation director: ending credits / animation director: opening credits / ... (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Shoko Ikeda .... key animator: opening credits / key animator / ... (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Noizi Ito .... original character designer (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Satoshi Kadowaki .... key animator: opening credits / animation director / ... (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Futoshi Nishiya .... key animator: ending credits / key animator: opening credits / ... (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Hiroyuki Takahashi .... key animator: ending credits / key animator: opening credits / ... (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Noriko Takao .... key animator: opening credits / key animator (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yasuhiro Takemoto .... key animator: opening credits (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Chiyoko Ueno .... key animator: ending credits / key animator: opening credits / ... (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Naoko Yamada .... key animator: ending credits (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Mitsuyoshi Yoneda .... key animator: opening credits / animation director / ... (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Itaru Hinoue .... original character designer (23 episodes, 2006-2007)
Jôji Unoguchi .... background artist (19 episodes, 2006-2007)
Hitomi Imaizumi .... digital paint artist (18 episodes, 2006-2007)
Kana Miyata .... digital paint artist (18 episodes, 2006-2007)
Shizuka Uno .... digital paint artist (18 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yoshiko Kawauchi .... background artist (16 episodes, 2006-2007)
Miyuki Hiratoko .... background artist (15 episodes, 2006-2007)
Natsumi Katou .... background artist (15 episodes, 2006-2007)
Mayumi Nagayasu .... digital paint artist (15 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yutaka Itô .... background artist (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
Kenji Murayama .... inbetween animator / animation checker (13 episodes, 2006-2007)
Shinji Matsuura .... background artist (12 episodes, 2006-2007)
Chitose Nakamine .... inbetween animator / animation checker (12 episodes, 2006-2007)
Naoki Hosokawa .... background artist (11 episodes, 2006-2007)
Emi Kesamaru .... background artist (11 episodes, 2006-2007)
Mie Kiyohara .... inbetween animator / animation checker (10 episodes, 2006-2007)
Tomoyo Kurita .... inbetween animator / animation checker (10 episodes, 2006-2007)
Emi Nakano .... animation checker / inbetween animator (10 episodes, 2006-2007)
Naoko Fujita .... inbetween animator (9 episodes, 2006-2007)
Hana Hosoda .... inbetween animator (9 episodes, 2006-2007)
Sayaka Ikeda .... inbetween animator (9 episodes, 2006-2007)
Hiroko Kuroda .... inbetween animator (9 episodes, 2006-2007)
Kumi Kuroda .... inbetween animator (9 episodes, 2006-2007)
Manami Natsumeda .... inbetween animator (9 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yuugo Oohashi .... inbetween animator (9 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yumi Ookawa .... inbetween animator (9 episodes, 2006-2007)
Aya Sato .... inbetween animator (9 episodes, 2006-2007)
Natsumi Tada .... inbetween animator (9 episodes, 2006-2007)
Sachie Tsuda .... digital paint artist (9 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yukie Tsuda .... digital paint artist (9 episodes, 2006)
Saiichi Akitake .... key animator (8 episodes, 2006-2007)
Kunihiro Hane .... inbetween animator (8 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yumiko Hashi .... inbetween animator / key animator (8 episodes, 2006-2007)
Masumi Ichinose .... digital paint artist (8 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yasumi Kawai .... digital paint artist (8 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yoshiko Kimura .... digital paint artist (8 episodes, 2006-2007)
Nanako Kitaoka .... digital paint artist (8 episodes, 2006-2007)
Mami Komatsu .... key animator (8 episodes, 2006-2007)
Chiyomi Koura .... digital paint artist (8 episodes, 2006-2007)
Rie Sezaki .... key animator (8 episodes, 2006-2007)
Mayumi Taguchi .... digital paint artist (8 episodes, 2006-2007)
Ayumi Yamamori .... digital paint artist (8 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yumi Ôhashi .... inbetween animator (8 episodes, 2006-2007)
Masato Fukushima .... key animator (7 episodes, 2006-2007)
Kayo Hikiyama .... key animator / inbetween animator (7 episodes, 2006-2007)
Eri Matsuo .... key animator (7 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yuusuke Matsuo .... key animator (7 episodes, 2006-2007)
Emiko Nakano .... key animator (7 episodes, 2006-2007)
Fumie Okano .... key animator (7 episodes, 2006-2007)
Reiko Oobuke .... key animator (7 episodes, 2006-2007)
Tomoko Shima .... digital paint artist (7 episodes, 2006-2007)
Tomoko Aizawa .... digital paint artist (6 episodes, 2006-2007)
Ayako Endô .... inbetween animator / key animator (6 episodes, 2006-2007)
Kaori Furukawa .... inbetween animator (6 episodes, 2006-2007)
Maki Inoue .... inbetween animator (6 episodes, 2006-2007)
Hiroshi Karada .... key animator (6 episodes, 2006-2007)
Noriko Kashihara .... inbetween animator (6 episodes, 2006-2007)
Eisaku Kawanami .... key animator (6 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yôhei Kawasaki .... inbetween animator (6 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yoshiji Kigami .... key animator (6 episodes, 2006-2007)
Masaya Makita .... key animator (6 episodes, 2006-2007)
Ryouhei Muta .... key animator (6 episodes, 2006-2007)
Sunao Naitou .... key animator (6 episodes, 2006-2007)
Saeko Oofuji .... key animator (6 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yoko Takada .... key animator (6 episodes, 2006-2007)
Mariko Takahashi .... key animator (6 episodes, 2006-2007)
Aya Toyosawa .... digital paint artist (6 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yoshiaki Urata .... key animator (6 episodes, 2006-2007)
Hiroko Utsumi .... key animator (6 episodes, 2006-2007)
Emi Ebisu .... digital paint artist (5 episodes, 2006-2007)
Shoko Higaki .... inbetween animator (5 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yuichi Ito .... key animator (5 episodes, 2006-2007)
Mihoko Koda .... digital paint artist (5 episodes, 2006-2007)
Takako Kurebayashi .... inbetween animator (5 episodes, 2006-2007)
Shoko Sasaki .... digital paint artist (5 episodes, 2006-2007)
Tatsuya Satô .... key animator / inbetween animator (5 episodes, 2006-2007)
Akiyoshi Shito .... key animator (5 episodes, 2006-2007)
Yoko Shukutani .... digital paint artist (5 episodes, 2006-2007)
Akiko Higaki .... inbetween animator (4 episodes, 2006-2007)
Tomoyo Awada .... inbetween animator / animation checker (4 episodes, 2006)
Yûsuke Ishihara .... digital paint artist (3 episodes, 2006-2007)
Shigeko Kurebayashi .... inbetween animator (3 episodes, 2006)
Sachiko Sasaki .... digital paint artist (3 episodes, 2006)
Youko Shukuya .... digital paint artist (3 episodes, 2006)
Asako Aisawa .... digital paint artist (2 episodes, 2006)
Mihoko Eda .... digital paint artist (2 episodes, 2006)
Yuichi Itou .... key animator (2 episodes, 2006)
Teruyoshi Shidou .... key animator (2 episodes, 2006)
Touko Takao .... key animator (2 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Editorial Department
Naoki Kanazawa .... on-line editing coordinator (23 episodes, 2006-2007)
 
Series Other crew
Tokuhiro Fujita .... web site designer (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Mikie Nishiguchi .... publicity producer (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Masao Takayanagi .... planning cooperation (24 episodes, 2006-2007)
Fumihiko Shimo .... series composition (23 episodes, 2006-2007)
Akiko Noguchi .... web site designer (8 episodes, 2007)
 

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"Kanon at the End of the Dream" - USA (video title)
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Australia:M | Canada:PG (Manitoba) (video rating) | Canada:G (Quebec) (VHS/DVD rating) | New Zealand:M | South Korea:15 | USA:TV-14
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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Feeling Blue this Winter?, 7 August 2009
Author: hellfire_30 from United Kingdom

Based on a popular dating sim video game, you would be forgiven in thinking that the anime that used it as it's source material may not be that great. Surprisingly however this is not the case, Kanon is a wonderfully poignant story of love, loss and forgiveness that inspires a warmth that is ironically in direct contrast with it's snow covered winter back-drop.

Yuuichi is the protagonist in this drama, he transfers to a distant town where his cousin and aunt live - it's a quaint location, midway through the winter season where a thick blanket of snow covers every surface. Yuuichi is no stranger to this place though, he has visited before when he was younger, and the events that occurred then would now on his return begin to fully transpire.

A Criticism squared at Kanon is it being too formulaic, and this is more or less the case, a vaguely familiar pattern emerges after the second arc or so. The major characters that were introduced quite early on all have their own dilemmas - often the root cause being something that happened in the past. However regardless of this flaw, the anime as a whole doesn't really suffer for it. The real draw is the fleshed out characters - mannerisms, eccentricities and sheer personality all intertwine to form a group of people that you really genuinely care about. It's nearly impossible to not be charmed by such a winning combination.This all lends itself to undeniably it's greatest strength, because you can emphasize so well with them the moments of harrowing sorrow are all the more moving. So as a result it's almost guaranteed that you'll tear up watching this - only complete un-interest in the genre or a lack of pulse are any reasonable excuse not to!

Kanon is a thoroughly engrossing drama with an emotive pull that is almost unparalleled,sumptuous relationship based progression make this stand out amongst it's field as well as making it highly memorable to the viewer. To some though, the charm and cuteness may at times be too sickly sweet - which is really encapsulated by the strong Moe style that the show uses, which can it must be said take some getting use to. The narrative is consistently strong however; with sufficient pacing and variation that this is quickly forgotten. The only drop in momentum comes towards the end of the series itself where some loose ends get tied a little too conveniently. But don't allow this to deter you from watching this spectacle - beautiful in both animation and narrative Kanon is essential viewing for anyone interested in the genre. A whimsical Winter Fairy tale that will melt even the most concrete of hearts.

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