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Japanese: カナリア


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 22, 2002
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Source: Visual novel
Duration: 24 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


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Ranked: #99522
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Mika Katagiri wants her band to perform at the upcoming local festival. However, complications arise. Their keyboardist, Jun, refuses to play, and their stage has been cancelled. Refusing to give up, Mika and her band strive to find a way to play at the festival, using any means necessary.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Hoshino, Mai
Saito, Chiwa
Otogawa, Madoka
Horie, Yui


Motonaga, Keitarou
Front Wing
Original Creator
Ikeda, Shigemi
Art Director
Yamada, Kazuhiro
Director of Photography

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Aug 28, 2014
vigorousjammer (All reviews)
Canary tells a pretty simple slice-of-life story about a band trying to get back together and make it to the upcoming festival concert. It's not a very complex tale, but despite that, it's a bit hard to follow at points. However, some of the scenes are presented pretty decently, and it has some alright moments here and there.

The real problem I have with it are the characters, though... as they're just entirely bland and uninteresting. It makes it difficult to care about the story at all, especially one as simple as we have here.

The animation is passable, but it's bogged down by the crummy read more


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