LengthMedium (10 - 30 hours)
LinksWikipedia, Encubed
Publishers Visual Art's MottoSP & Visual Art's & Visual Art's Motto & Prototype & Key & Interchannel & Asoberu! BD-GAME
 Team Breeze & Acacia Project
 Key Fans Club & TG Bus Sinicizing Team & Xuepiao Gongzuoshi
 NDT & Haeleth & J-Soft
 Entuziasty Team
 White Dream
 Key Spanish Fanclub
 Tsuki VNSubs
Alternative version
[unofficial] Duette 2
[unofficial] Kanoso
Shares characters
[unofficial] Ever17 CrossOver Impression
[unofficial] Magical☆Canon
[unofficial] Silliness
Same setting
[unofficial] Canon Gaiden - Kitagawa de Ikou!!
[unofficial] Romancing Kanon ~Eien no Shoujo Dense...
Side story
[unofficial] Canon
[unofficial] Duette
[unofficial] Natsu☆Kanon
[unofficial] Sayurin no Tantei na Hibi
[unofficial] Tenshi no Oshigoto -Their Wishes Afte...
Related anime[DB-ANN] Kanon (2002)
[DB-ANN] Kanon (2006) (2006)
Available atJapanese PlayStation 2 version at Play-Asia.com for US$ 33.99 »
Japanese PlayStation Portable version at Play-Asia.com for US$ 58.99 »


Yuuichi Aizawa, a high school student, returns to a town that he last visited 7 years previously to live with his aunt and cousin. For a reason he’s not quite sure of, he can hardly remember anything about his last visit, but initially this doesn’t seem to worry him too much.

The day after he arrives he goes into town where he (literally) bumps into a girl named Ayu Tsukimiya, and Yuuichi’s memories slowly begin to return.

[From V-N.net]

Winter 3.0 Childhood Promise 2.9 Reunion 2.9 Nakige 2.9 Date Display 2.9 ADV 2.8 Multiple Endings 2.8 Low Sexual Content 2.8 Late Sexual Content 2.7 Male Protagonist 2.7 Bokukko Heroine 2.7 Flashback 2.6 Osananajimi Heroine 2.6 Student Heroine 2.6 Modern Day Japan 2.6 Dying Heroine 2.6 Kouhai Heroine 2.6 Emotionless Heroine 2.6 Student Protagonist 2.6 Heroine with Intake Hairstyle 2.5 Airhead Heroine 2.5 Under the Same Roof 2.5 Branching Plot 2.5 Only Virgin Heroines 2.5 Coodere Heroine 2.4 Romance 2.4 Lots of Choices 2.4 High School Student Protagonist 2.4 Teasing 2.4 Monster Hunter Heroine 2.3 Death of Heroine 2.3 Amnesia 2.3 Kitsune Heroine 2.3 Mother Support Character 2.3 Cousin Romance 2.3 Ponytail Heroine 2.2 Nameable Protagonist 2.2 Cousin Heroine 2.2 Attempted Suicide 2.2 Fighting Heroine 2.2 Cousin Incest 2.2 Sickly Heroine 2.1 Senpai Heroine 2.1 Heroine with Wings 2.1 Unlockable Hero(ine) 2.0 Bad Ending(s) 2.0 Unlockable Epilogue 2.0 Unlockable Routes 2.0 Wedding 2.0 High School 1.9 Early Branching Plot 1.9 Fantasy 1.9 Unlockable Side Stories 1.9 Classic Tsundere Heroine 1.8 Terminal Illness 1.8 Heroine with Zettai Ryouiki 1.7 Family 1.5 Bad Endings with Story 1.5 Unlockable Event 1.5 Unlockable Choices 1.5 More Than Seven Endings 1.5 Sexual Fantasizing 1.5 Protagonist with Voice Acting 1.5 Sword Combat 1.4 Standing Sex 1.3 School Sports Club Member Heroine 1.3 Quickie Fix Position 1.3 Missionary Position 1.3 Homecoming 1.2 Cats 1.0 Pettanko Heroine 1.0 Sitting Sex 1.0 Animals 1.0 Fingering 1.0 Cunnilingus 1.0 Cowgirl 1.0 Consumption of Pornography 1.0 Loli Heroine 0.9 Suicide 0.7 Only Avoidable Sexual Content 0.2


1999-06-0418+  Kanon - Regular EditionNot voicedStory: No animationsEro: No animationsNon-freeCommercial640x4801 CD  
1999-06-0418+  Kanon - First Press EditionNot voicedStory: No animationsEro: No animationsNon-freeCommercial640x4801 CD  
2000-01-07All ages  Kanon - All Ages EditionNot voicedStory: No animationsNon-freeCommercial640x4801 CDRemoves sexual content.  
2000-09-14All ages  KanonFully voicedStory: No animationsNon-freeCommercial1 GD-ROMRemoves sexual content.
2002-02-2812+  KanonFully voicedStory: No animationsNon-freeCommercial1 DVDRemoves sexual content.
2004-11-2618+  Kanon - Standard EditionNot voicedStory: No animationsEro: No animationsNon-freeCommercial640x4801 DVDAdds extra graphics from the console versions and support for Windows 2000/XP, while retaining erotic content.  
2004-12-2212+  Kanon - Best EditionFully voicedStory: No animationsNon-freeCommercial1 DVDCheaper re-release with a CERO 12+ rating.  
2005-01-28All ages  Kanon - Standard Edition (All Ages Edition)Not voicedStory: No animationsNon-freeCommercial640x4801 DVDAdds extra graphics from the console versions and support for Windows 2000/XP.  
2007-02-1512+  KanonPartially voicedStory: No animationsNon-freeCommercial1 UMDThis version has Protagonist with Voice Acting, but it's only partially voiced.  
2007-0515+ KanonNon-freeCommercialPlatform: FOMA and Softbank 3G phones.  
2009-07-3015+  Clannad - Key Trilogy Premium BoxNon-freeCommercial3 DVDsIncludes Kanon, Air and Clannad.  
2009-07-31All ages  Key 10th Memorial BOXNon-freeCommercialBox contains All-Ages versions of Kanon, Air, CLANNAD, Planetarian ~chiisana hoshi no yume~, Tomoyo After and Little Busters! EX. 

It also contains a large-sized t-shirt, a coffee mug, an artbook, six boxes of posters featuring characters from the game, several postcards depicting the heroines of each game, and a thank you document which is signed by all of the key members at Key. 

Planetarian and Tomoyo After include voices backported from the PSP editions of these games, including the protagonist's performance. Kanon and AIR are not voiced, however.

The availability of Key 10th Memorial Box was restricted to ordering online via mail order, which ended on May 20, 2009. All software is compatible with Windows Vista.  
2009-11-0912+  Kanon - Download EditionFully voicedNon-freeCommercialInternet downloadFull voice, including player.  
2010-04-30All ages  Kanon - Memorial EditionNon-freeCommercial640x4801 DVD  
2011-11-30All ages  KanonNon-freeCommercial  
2011-12-1618+  Kanon ~Aso BD~Non-freeCommercial1 Blu-ray disc  
2013-04-0412+  KanonNon-freeCommercialInternet download  
200418+  Kanon (patch)FreewareInternet download  
2008-02-24All ages  KANON SE jeon yeon ryeong pan (patch)FreewarePatch Rev A. Also functions on the SE 18+ version.  
2006-10-06All ages  Kanon Jianti Zhongwen Di Yi Ban -Minase Nayuki- (patch)FreewareInternet downloadSimpified Chinese
Alternative site: http://flsnow.net/read-htm-tid-3456.html  
2007-01-01All ages  Kanon Jianti Zhongwen Di San Ban -Minase Nayuki, Misaka Shiori, Sawatari Makoto- (patch)FreewareInternet downloadSimpified Chinese
Alternative site: http://flsnow.net/read-htm-tid-4984.html  
2007-04-30All ages  Xue zhi Shaonv (patch)FreewareInternet download  
2009-07-2118+  Kanon - Standard Edition (patch)FreewareInternet downloadThe patch includes the ability to use voice files from console (Dreamcast or Playstation2) version of the game, has an option to omit sexual content. Also it's confirmed that it works with All Ages version, but currently it isn't supported.  
TBAAll ages   Kanon (patch)FreewareEnglish Patch  
TBAAll ages  Kanon (patch)FreewareFull script translation  
2012-11-2018+  Kanon (patch)FreewareInternet download  
2013-01-03All ages  Kanon (patch)FreewareInternet download  
TBAAll ages  Kanon - Memorial Edition (patch)FreewareInternet download  
2015-08-2218+  Kanon - Standard Edition (patch)FreewareInternet download  
TBAAll ages  Kanon - Memorial Edition (patch)FreewareInternet downloadAn all-ages french version of kanon is to plan, after the complete translation of the 18+ version.  
2016-01-0618+  Kanon (patch)FreewareInternet downloadTranslation from r429  
 Portuguese (Brazil)
2017All ages  Kanon - Memorial Edition (patch)FreewareInternet downloadThey are making a patch for the Memorial Edition, using the the Standard Translation.  
201818+  Kanon - Standard Edition (patch)FreewareIn translation.  


Character summary

Protagonist Aizawa Yuuichi
Voiced by Sugita TomokazuPSP version only
Main character Kawasumi Mai
Voiced by Tamura Yukari
Main character Minase Nayuki
Voiced by Kouda Mariko
Main character Misaka Shiori
Voiced by
Konishi HirokoDC/PS2 version
Satou AkemiPSP version
Main character Sawatari Makoto
Voiced by Iizuka Mayumi
Main character Tsukimiya Ayu
Voiced by Horie Yui
Side character Amano Mishio
Voiced by Sakamoto Maaya
Side character Kitagawa Jun
Voiced by Seki Tomokazu
Side character Kurata Sayuri
Voiced by Kawakami Tomoko
Side character Minase Akiko
Voiced by Minaguchi Yuuko
Side character Misaka Kaori
Voiced by Kawasumi Ayako

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