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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GodzillaGus Dec 22, 2013
Score 8/10

secret Santa review: Story - with only 13 episodes to work with, the plot developes still developes nicely. there is a fair amount of deception in the plot to keep viewers on their toes. be sure to pay attention. if you miss a detail you may lose interest. animation - the "colours" our characters see in the story make for interesting visuals. fluid fight scenes without repeating sequences. the... read more

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

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