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Kanokon is a 2008 anime based on the light novels written by Katsumi Nishino and illustrated by Koin, published by Media Factory. It was produced by Xebec, the anime is directed by Atsushi Otsuki, series composition by Masashi Suzuki, music by Tsuyoshi Ito, and characters by Akio Takami. The anime aired on AT-X between April 5, and June 28, 2008, and six DVD volumes were released by Media Factory between June 25 and November 21, 2008. A box set was later released on January 22, 2010. The anime is licensed in North America by Media Blasters under the title Kanokon: The Girl Who Cried Fox, and released the first volume on May 25, 2010. Media Blasters later announced that they will not release volumes 2 and 3 of the series, and instead released a box set on March 22, 2011.

A two-part OVA, Kanokon: The Great Midsummer Carnival (かのこん ~真夏の大謝肉祭~, Kanokon: Manatsu no Daishanikusai), was announced, and aired on AT-X between October 4, 2009 and October 11, 2009. Both episodes were released on DVD between November 25 and December 22, 2009 by Media Factory. The OVA is licensed in North America by Media Blasters, who released the series on June 21, 2011.

Synopsis[]

Kouta Oyamada, a young boy from the countryside enrolled in his freshman year at Kunpo High School. He soon becomes the object of affection by Chizuru Minamoto, a second-year student and a fox spirit], and becomes the subject of her perverted actions. He later encounters Nozomu Ezomori, a wolf sprit who also has a romantic interest in Kouta. The series revolves around the love triangle between Kouta, Chizuru, and Nozomu, and the various yōkai who inhabit the school as well as the outside world.

List of Episodes[]

Main article: Episode List

Theme Songs[]

  • Opening 1: Phosphor performed by Ui Miyazaki
  • Ending 1: Koi no Honoo (恋の炎, Flame of Love) performed by Yui Sakakibara
  • Opening 2: Sunlight of the Sordino (木漏れ日のソルディーノ, Komorebi no Sorudino) performed by Yui Sakakibara
  • Ending 2: Winds of Happiness (ルピナス~幸せの風~, Rupinasu ~Shiwaze no Kaze~) performed by Ui Miyazaki

Staffs[]

  • Series Director: Atsushi Ootsuki
  • Art Directors: Toshihiro Kohama
  • Color Key Artist:
  • Prop Design: Kyoko Taketani
  • Compositing Director of Photography: Tomoyuki Nakata
  • Editing: Naoki Watanabe
  • Sound Director: Toshihiko Nakajima
  • Music: Tsuyoshi Ito
  • Music Production: Tomoyuki Hamada

Cast and Voice Actors[]

Character Japanese Voice Actor English Voice Actor
Kouta Oyamada Mamiko Noto Mona Marshall
Chizuru Minamoto Ayako Kawasumi Dorothy Elias-Fahn
Akane Asahina Chiwa Saitō Camilla Debry
Tayura Minamoto Toshiyuki Toyonaga Ezra Weisz
Nozomu Ezomori Miyū Takeuchi Stephanie Sheh
Omi Kiriyama Takashi Kondō Bryce Papenbrook
Kiriko Takana Ui Miyazaki Jessica Gee-George
Tamamo Naomi Shindō Mari Devon
Ren Nanao Mai Kadowaki Mari Devon
Yukihana Risa Hayamizu Tara Platt

Release[]

Japanese[]

English[]

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