Characters / Canaan

The characters from the anime series Canaan!

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Voiced by: Miyuki Sawashiro (JP), Shelley Calene-Black (EN)

A very badass Action Girl who has quite the connections with Maria Oosawa, having saved her life in the past. She's known both for her skills and her beautiful white hair. Canaan is also a mercenary and assassin.

Maria Oosawa

Voiced by: Yoshino Nanjou (JP), Hilary Haag (EN)

A Japanese photographer who holds quite the fascination with the girl who saved her in the past, and longs to meet her again. Her work in Shanghai might give her the chance...

Minoru Minorikawa

Voiced by: Kenji Hamada (JP), David Matranga (EN)

Maria's partner and friend, and another character coming from the Shibuya game.

Alphard Al Sheya/Canaan/Sadaka

Voiced by: Maaya Sakamoto (JP), Lesley Pedersen (EN)

The main villain of the series and titular character's nemesis. This woman, who is equal parts beautiful and deadly, is the leader of terrorist organization Snake. She had seen some action in the past as a mercenary alongside Canaan and Siam.



Voiced by: Akio Ohtsuka (JP), Andrew Love (EN)

Canaan's mentor and adoptive father.


Liang Qi

Voiced by: Rie Tanaka (JP), Jessica Boone (EN)

Alphard's Number Two, a merciless and cruel Chinese hitwoman who idolizes her.


Voiced by: Toru Okawa (JP), Andy McAvin (EN)

The lead of a company named Daedala, which is a cover for Alphard's group. In reality he's little more than a puppet as well as Liang Qi's subordinate and punching bag.


Yunyun (Song Yun Mi)

Voiced by: Haruka Tomatsu (JP), Serena Varghese (EN)

A girl from the slums who follows Maria around. Actually a spy under the employ of Liang Qi.


Voiced by: Mamiko Noto (JP), Emily Neves (EN)

The waitress of Santana's karaoke bar, she seems to be mute. She's kind and sweet and a little childlike, and Minoru seems to have a crush on her.



Voiced by: Hiroaki Hirata (JP), Leraldo Anzaldua (EN)

The owner of a karaoke bar in Shanghai, who offers solace and protection to Borners and others with the help of the waitress Hakko.

  • Anguished Declaration of Love: As he lays dying he not only assures Hakko that it's not her fault, but asks her to tell him that she loves him.
  • Real Men Wear Pink: Literally, he is most commonly seen in a pink shirt.
  • The Atoner: As a CIA agent, he was one of the main actors behind the UA virus test that wiped out Hakko's village. Hence why he took her in. Tried to retire to a peaceful life running a karaoke bar, but his conscience gets the better of him and he ends up pursuing proper atonment, to his death.
  • Stuffed into the Fridge: Damn it, Liang Qi. And poor Hakko.
  • Team Dad

Jin the Taxi Driver

Voiced by: Joji Nakata (JP), Rob Mungle (EN)

A certain taxi driver who bumps into Maria and Minoru sometimes.

Kenji Oosawa

Voiced by Atsushi Ono

Maria's father, and a well-known scientist who created the cure for the Ua virus.


Yuri Natsume

Voiced by: Junko Minagawa (JP), Kaytha Coker (EN)

Canaan's boss and informant, as well as an acquaintance of Santana.