I never caught on to popular shows in the US, and I’ve never watched many X-Files episodes. But you know, the underlying plot in Canaan is so much like the X-Files – an experimental virus, a political conspiracy among the CIA, China, Japan among other things, a shocking cooperation between the CIA and the Snake (Michael Moore-esque much?)….We have a nearly perfect formula. Add great action, pathos, awesome performances by two tragic characters – Liang and Hakko, voiced by veteran seiyuus Tanaka Rie and Noto Mamiko, and we have a summer blockbuster. Damn, I thought nothing good came out in the summer in the anime world!
No, it’s not because of love.
No, it’s not because of love for someone else mixed with jealousy.
No, it’s not because of confusion; not really.
Yes, you want to kill him.
Yes, you want to kill her.
Yes, you want to search and destroy all that threatens “you”.