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Magical☆Star Kanon 100% – OVA

OP Sequence

OP: 「かのん100%」 (Kanon 100%) by 東山 奈央 (Touyama Nao)

「マジカル☆スター かのん100%」 (Majikaru☆Sutaa Kanon 100%)
“Magical☆Star Kanon 100%”

In case you couldn’t quite whet your appetite waiting for Megami-hen, it’s Kanon-chan and Elsie to the rescue!

Though Kanon isn’t my favorite heroine in the TWGOK series (I think it’s not too hard to guess which is, however; Stilts-senpai certainly got it right on the first try!), she gets a whole lot of fanfare from both Wakaki-sensei and the fandom at large. That’s why it’s hardly surprising to me that she gets her own OVA separate from previous ones, even if she already played decently large parts in some of them. Don’t get me wrong, there’s nothing wrong with Kanon-chan (except perhaps an overly romanticized take on the idol persona, but that’s a story for another day), but the lack of Keima and the overall sugary sweet adorableness of this special episode definitely didn’t win a huge amount of points for me personally.

Of course, to expect anything different of an OVA titled “Magical☆Star Kanon 100%” is quite foolish in the first place, and in all honesty it’s still a fun watch if you’re rabid for more Kaminomi in general. For one thing, Elsie is back, being the cute imouto/bug demon she’s always been, though this time around she’s Kanon’s sidekick (and fangirl) rather than Keima’s bubbly self-proclaimed sister. Kanon herself takes the stage as both the victim and vanquisher of this segment’s runaway spirit, with various magical girl sequences to carry the day. There’s not a whole lot of point to the whole little escapade: a runaway spirit affects Kanon, turning her into a child during the auditions to find her “little sister” and through the magical properties of her singing, she manages to defeat the spirit and gain a cute, shy idol sister in the process. It’s adorable, it’s silly, and it’s lighthearted; after all, isn’t that what idols are supposed to be?

Interestingly enough, my favorite part of the whole thing is when Kanon sings without a backtrack. Her idol tunes are cute and fluffy and all, but it’s only when she’s not acting overly cutesy that you can tell Touyama Nao can really sing. It’s kind of a shame she doesn’t use that tone more often in the episode, but that’s just me. I also enjoy the ridiculously cute notion that singing can vanquish evil, because even if it isn’t quite so glaringly obvious in the Real, singing really is a wonderful way to cheer people up and generally brighten things up a notch. But that really doesn’t have anything to do with anything, does it?

In any case, it might not be the Capturing God in person, but it sure is nice to see Kanon, Elsie, and Kaminomi as a whole back at last.

Full-length images: 18.


ED Sequence

ED: 「君色ラブソング」 (Kimi Iro Rabu Songu) by 東山 奈央 (Touyama Nao)

July 4, 2013 at 4:53 am
  • July 4, 2013 at 6:10 amEuzio

    Hmmm ur fav heroine in TWGOK?

    I’ll say Haqua.
    But only cuz she’s my personal favourite XD

    • July 4, 2013 at 1:21 pmKairi


      • July 5, 2013 at 1:08 pmbillng

        I just read that in the Manami voice, it was hella cute.

  • July 4, 2013 at 6:17 amMgMaster

    Damn lol,at a 1st glance I didn’t even realize this was Kami Nozomu Sekai until I noticed Elsie :P Needs moar Keima!

  • July 4, 2013 at 6:37 amReianz

    Mini Kanon-chan was so cute!

  • July 4, 2013 at 7:29 amKairoru


  • July 4, 2013 at 8:18 amCybersteel

    No kouhai or ramen girl?

    • July 4, 2013 at 9:32 amZelos

      It’s a OVA, so no Minami or Sumire yet…we don’t even know if they are going to cover these two since season 3 is titled megami-hen…implying that they might be skipping over some of the conquests for Goddess candidates…Season 3 PV: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53TS-gNskY4 they included the part where Kanon confessed to otamegane!

      Kairi, not sure who’s your favorite girl, but mine is Ayumi, followed closely by Chihori who shot way up in my list during the Goddess hunt arc.

      • July 4, 2013 at 1:22 pmKairi

        I like both of those! But nuh uh.

  • July 4, 2013 at 10:47 amKyuusei

    Would like to point out that there’s something wrong with the formatting of the screengrabs. The thumbnails show up just fine, but when you click to enlarge them, they get cut off at the bottom and get stretched vertically.

    • July 4, 2013 at 1:23 pmKairi

      Ah, gomen. I had a lot of trouble with these caps last night and it was late, so let me fix that in a moment.

      Annnnnd now they’re stretched in the other direction, though weirdly enough these are the original caps. I think they got stretched out horizontally when I made the thumbnails because I remember them looking oddly elongated in the original res. I tried to fix that last night but because of all the standardization on the site weird stuff happened to the different sizes. In any case, I will try to find a solution, but I’m not very handy with technology, I apologize.

      • July 4, 2013 at 3:24 pmYou know, for kids

        Yes, the images look non-HD.

  • July 4, 2013 at 12:04 pmBukszie

    I got to see keima again and yuno in mirrai nikki redial in one day so I am feeling satisfied

  • July 4, 2013 at 1:31 pmSetsuna Henry

    I can’t choose who is my heroine, either Tenri or Ayumi.

  • July 4, 2013 at 4:02 pmDa5id

    Apollo plz. It would make a great context for her getting her powers.

  • July 4, 2013 at 5:39 pmsinkingmist

    I was hoping the OVA would be less random than the Magical Kanon manga, but nup.
    Oh well, can’t complain about more Kanon.

    My guess as to your fav is Elsie.

  • July 4, 2013 at 5:44 pmPasserby

    Kanon for canon. It should be so.

  • July 4, 2013 at 7:14 pmReianz

    Would you also be blogging the Tenri OVA as well?

  • July 5, 2013 at 12:38 amKoroshiyaKi

    My guess for Okairi’s personal favorite: Ayumi

  • July 5, 2013 at 12:57 amRandall

    Keima doing what he’s best at (aside from conquering girls), queuing up for dating sim games.

  • July 6, 2013 at 7:27 pmJason Isenberg

    Anything is amazing when Kanon-Chan is in it <3

  • July 9, 2013 at 5:36 ampixy

    no love for shiori?