is a Japanese adult visual novel developed by Key released on June 4, 1999 for Windows PCs.Key later released versions of Kanon without the erotic content, and the game was ported to the Dreamcast, Play Station 2 and Play Station Portable.The versions that include the adult content have one explicit sex scene in each of the five main story routes, in addition to one fantasy scene.There are several important locations featured in the Kanon story, though the location names are seldom mentioned explicitly in Key's works.Despite this, Yuichi is very loyal and will go to great lengths to please others, even at the expense of his own time and money.
Later, Key released versions of Kanon without the erotic content.
The events of the story occur during winter, and since it often snows periodically over the course of the entire story, the city is always presented covered in a layer of snow.
The shopping district is featured throughout the story when the characters go into town, and especially whenever Ayu appears in the early story.
The story follows the life of Yuichi Aizawa, a high school student who returns to a city he last visited seven years prior, and he has little recollection of the events from back then.
He meets several girls and slowly regains his lost memories.
Much of its gameplay is spent on reading the story's narrative and dialogue.