The BEST Episodes of Kanon

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 27, 2019

Network: Fuji TV

Changing schools is something Yuuchi is accustomed to, due to his parent’s profession, and with their recent venture to Africa, he is returning to his aunt’s home after 7 years. The time that has passed since his last visit has faded his memories of the people he knew, and the ties that bonded them to him, including his cousin Nayuki. Slowly those people, coincidently all being girls, find their way back to him. However, time has passed and things have happened in their own lives that sets the tone for the series. Secrets that are coming to surface, and memories that are returning to not only Yuuichi, but to those surrounding him.

Just This One Little Memory

#1 - Just This One Little Memory

Season 1 - Episode 3

After his second day of classes, Makoto Sawatari tracks Yuichi down in the shopping district, trying to pick a fight. She collapses from hunger, however, and Akiko takes her in. The next day, after discovering some of her pranks, Yuichi suspects her of stealing his wallet.

star 9.00
3 votes
The Cage for the Girl

#2 - The Cage for the Girl

Season 1 - Episode 8

Mai resolves to end the fighting once and for all. As Mai and Yuichi fight the monsters together, Yuichi traces another fragment of his lost memory.

star 9.00
3 votes

#3 - Promise

Season 1 - Episode 11

Yuichi and Ayu watch a movie together, and as they become closer, Nayuki is heartbroken. Ayu takes Yuichi to her school, but they make a startling discovery.

star 9.00
2 votes
The Mark of a Dream

#4 - The Mark of a Dream

Season 1 - Episode 12

Yuichi remembers what happened to Ayu, seven years ago, as well as the thing she was searching for—a little angel doll. Nayuki, Kaori, and Jun help him unearth the doll. Akiko is hit by a car in a blizzard. Ayu, in order to let Yuichi use the doll, asks him to let her go as a final wish.

star 9.00
2 votes
The Girl of Snow

#5 - The Girl of Snow

Season 1 - Episode 1

Yuichi Aizawa comes to stay at his cousin's home in northern Japan after seven years. He meets Ayu Tsukimiya in the shopping district, who pulls him into running away from a taiyaki vendor with her.

star 8.75
4 votes
A Sunny City

#6 - A Sunny City

Season 1 - Episode 2

Yuichi attends his first day at his new school, and later meets Shiori Misaka after another run-in with Ayu. The next day he finds Shiori visiting the schoolyard.

star 8.75
4 votes
The Butou Ceremony

#7 - The Butou Ceremony

Season 1 - Episode 7

At first, Mai makes a good impression at the ball, but the lights are destroyed and Mai is again implicated. When Mai faces expulsion, Sayuri convinces the student council to reverse the punishment by agreeing to join the council. On Mai's birthday, Sayuri is injured by the monsters Mai hunts.

star 8.75
4 votes
Where the Wind Leads

#8 - Where the Wind Leads

Season 1 - Episode 13

It is now spring, and Mai and Sayuri have graduated. Although Akiko is on the road to recovery, a rift still remains between Nayuki and Yuichi. On the day Yuichi is scheduled to leave and transfer to another school, Nayuki sees a familiar name tag at the hospital.

star 8.67
3 votes
Beyond That Smile

#9 - Beyond That Smile

Season 1 - Episode 9

Yuichi learns about Shiori's condition and Kaori's silence. Prompted by Nayuki, Yuichi spends an entire day with Shiori, forging happy memories.

star 8.50
2 votes
The Winter Firework

#10 - The Winter Firework

Season 1 - Episode 10

Makoto falls ill, and Yuichi discovers her true identity.

star 8.50
2 votes
The Girls' Opinions

#11 - The Girls' Opinions

Season 1 - Episode 6

Yuichi searches for Makoto at night, and finds her in the shopping district. Shadowing her, he follows her to the hill overlooking the city and discovers that she found a stray cat. He takes both of them home, and the cat is named Piroshiki. Yuichi and Sayuri convince Mai to take part in the upcoming ball. Piro and Akiko fall ill, and Makoto and Ayu take care of them.

star 8.00
4 votes
To the Night

#12 - To the Night

Season 1 - Episode 4

Yuichi finds Mai Kawasumi in battle at night in the school building. Following an incident at lunch with a stray dog the next day, he joins her for lunch. After school, he joins Ayu in her search for a precious object, with no results. That night, he brings Mai some dinner.

star 7.75
4 votes
The Fox and the Grapes

#13 - The Fox and the Grapes

Season 1 - Episode 5

Mai is implicated by the student council for some broken windows. Yuichi visits Mai again at night, but Makoto attracts the attention of the night watch. Makoto runs away from Akiko's house after a heated quarrel with Yuichi.

star 7.67
3 votes