There, it is grouped in the section of Solid Filling Stitches, but I think it would be a good canvas stitch, too. Basically it is a slanted Satin Stitch.
Of course it also features in the Japanese publication, Nihon Shishu wo Tanoshimu, as well as on various Japanese websites, for a bit of light reading, check this out.
The Japanese name for this stitch is Wari Nui 割繡い.
No Swedish name has been found.
Work it like this:
and on my Aida sampler
It looks much better on Canvas
here in Japanese embroidery style, but using perle on cotton.
1) a challenge of 'real' Japanese embroidery with proper flat silk and kimono silk fabric.
2) Fill a square on this piece of fake canvas.