Canaan

TV (13 eps)
3.723 out of 5 from 9,171 votes
Rank #1,379

In the present day, terrorism is on the rise and the Ua Virus – a biological agent with a 100% kill rate – has been unleashed into the populace. In Shanghai, Canaan is a near-unstoppable soldier who roams the streets, always in the path of a bullet. She is a Synesthetist – a person able to use all five senses at once – who harbors a burning desire for revenge and has a past shrouded in mystery. While the Ua Virus infects more people in the city, others cross paths with Canaan including Minoru, a freelance journalist; Maria, Canaan’s close friend who was infected with the Ua Virus and lost her memory of the incident; and The Snakes, a shady and violent group with mysterious motives. Danger lies at every turn for Canaan and ultimately the rest of mankind…

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ThePatches's avatar by ThePatches on Oct 7, 2009
Score: 7/10

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Summer means blockbusters at the box office, with dumbed-down and juiced-up movies providing wonderful escapist entertainment for all who indulge. Adhering to this tried-and-true cinematic formula of tart-it-out, blow-it-up, and gun-it-down, PA Works' 2009 anime, Canaan, offers the kind of cheap thrills and impressive... read more

Alistoru's avatar by Alistoru on Dec 7, 2010
Score: 9/10

A cool action based story with plenty of twisted characters to please the pallet. The only thing that kept this one from being a 10/10 in my book was the fact that the ending seemed incomplete. Obviously leaving room for a sequel (if you watch past the credits). A little underrated by most reviews if you ask me, but to each their own I guess. If you liked Black Lagoon, definitely add this one, it's not quite... read more

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