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Alternative Titles

Japanese: カナリア


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 22, 2002
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Soeishinsha
Source: Visual novel
Genres: FantasyFantasy, RomanceRomance
Themes: MusicMusic, SchoolSchool
Duration: 26 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 4.561 (scored by 11931,193 users)
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Ranked: #130912
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Popularity: #10550
Members: 2,616
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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.

(Source: ANN)

Characters & Voice Actors

Hoshino, Mai

Saitou, Chiwa

Otowa, Madoka

Horie, Yui


Motonaga, Keitarou
Matsuoka, Hiroki
Sound Director
Arakawa, Naruhisa
Theme Song Performance


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Ending Theme



May 23, 2019
This will be a quick review.

To sum up Canary in a few words, it is like if Beck and K-on combined themselves and took the best parts out of them and crumbled the best they could with those parts into a 26 minute OVA. But the fun part is that Canary is older than those 2.

This is another promotional OVA for a Visual Novel nobody has heard ever in their life and it's boring, but not horrible.

One of their best and only good points it's the music, it ok to listen and it is really catchy. It has some pop rock tunes that are ...
Aug 28, 2014
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 ...

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