Canaan

TV (13 eps)
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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 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

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PhdInCartoons Mar 5, 2013
Score 7.6/10

Story Action film-esque, no thinking needed. One to put on, sit back and be entertained. Very good to look at but not much else.   Animation Excellent. Truly excellent. If you only watch anime that look good this should be on your list.    Sound The vocal performance is only average. There are some good performances, but only some. The music used is ideal. It sets the tone perfectly... read more

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Canaan
  • Vol: 3; Ch: 24
  • 2009 - 2011

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