A 13-episode anime series based on the scenario created by TYPE-MOON for the Nintendo Wii visual novel 428: Fuusa Sareta Shibuya de. The anime was first announced in Newtype's October 2008 issue of as 428 the animation, later a trailer of the anime was shown by Sega at the 2008 Tokyo Game Show, where it was revealed that the anime would be an adaptation of TYPE-MOON's scenario. In December 2008, the name was officially changed to CANAAN.
Sentai Filmworks has licensed the series in North America, and anime distributor Section23 Films began releasing the series on October 26, 2010 on DVD and Blu-ray. Also, the Anime Network has been streaming the series on their website.
The Limited First Edition of CANAAN vol.6 also came with a 32-page material book called CANAAN -setting materials-.