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Canvas 2 ~Niji Iro no Sketch~

Canvas 2 ~Niji Iro no Sketch~

After abandoning a promising future career as an artist to follow the path of a teacher, Kamikura Hiroki is faced with the responsibility of supporting his cousin Hosen Elise, who has just recently lost both of her parents. To complicate matters the high school she is attending is the very same one at which Hiroki is finishing his teaching experience requirements! Elise soon develops feelings for Hiroki, but a new rival arrives in the form of the teacher Kikyo Kiri – a familiar face from Hiroki’s past. With two women vying for Hiroki’s affections, who should he choose?

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SomeoneElse SomeoneElse says...

The beautiful part about both Canvas 2 ~Niji Iro no Sketch~ and Kanon is that they are both constructed in such a way that you cannot help but empathize with the main characters. Each has been constructed with a deep connection to the others, and while very common devices are used to advance the plot in both series, you find that it is truly the intrinsic tensions between the protagonists that make the stories memorable. What sets the two apart is merely that the ratio of humor to tragedy that you will find in Canvas 2 is much more evenly balanced than in Kanon, for which tissue boxes are not an optional requirement.

The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya

The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya

The eccentric Suzumiya Haruhi wants nothing more than to meet aliens, time travelers and espers… but she’ll have to settle for the everyday Kyon instead! Along with the mysterious Itsuki and the vacant Mikuru, the duo forms the SOS Brigade – a club whose mission is to discover the mysteries of the world. Armed with a razor sharp wit and a skill for manipulation, Haruhi will stop at nothing to have fun at all costs, even at the expense of Mikuru’s dignity!

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wolfangel87 wolfangel87 says...

In Kanon and The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumya there is a fantasy like quality that takes place in a high school setting. Strange things began to happen at the school and to the main characters involved.

H2O ~Footprints in the Sand~

H2O ~Footprints in the Sand~

After a series of unfortunate events, the young Hirose Takuma was rendered blind. In an attempt to reverse his condition Hirose moves in with his uncle in a rural village, and upon his arrival he quickly begins to make new friends. However, Hirose soon discovers that one of his classmates, Hayami Kohinata, is being harshly bullied by her peers for reasons that neither she nor anyone else wants to explain. Even the seemingly honest and gentle Hinata Kagura, who had been doing her best to be friendly and helpful to Hirose since his arrival, acts harshly towards Hayami. Once a mysterious girl bequeaths Hirose with a life-changing gift, he takes it upon himself to help save Kohinata from her loneliness while working to uncover the truth of the situation.

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fizrox fizrox says...

Memerioes coming out of nowhere, changing someone's life and influencing other people - this is mostly what those anime are like. Moreover, they are kind of harem - one boy to whom many girls are attached. So there is a possibility, that if you liked one, you might enjoy another :)