Fans of Clamp’s 1998 magical girl anime series “Cardcaptor Sakura” are going to be happy to know that the cute and card-wielding heroine will return along with Kero and friends in a brand new anime called “Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card Arc”, which is set to premiere in 2018, exactly 20 years since the original anime aired in 1998.
- Genre: Fantasy, Shoujo, Magical Girl
- Airing Date: January 2018
- Studios: Madhouse
Sakura Tange will once again provide her amazing voice as titular hero Sakura Kinomoto, while Aya Hisakawa returns as Keroberos the flying magical companion. Other supporting characters like Tomoyo, Li Syaoran, and Yukito will also return, making this a magical reunion for those who fell in love with the franchise since the beginning.
One day, Kinomoto Sakura, a 4th grader stumbles upon the mysterious book of Clow. Upon opening it and reading the name of The Windy aloud, Sakura scatters the cards to the winds. Sakura is elected and appointed by Keroberos, Guardian of the Cards to capture the remaining cards. With her friend Tomoyo and rival Syaoran, Sakura begins an adventure that will forever change her.
Characters & Voice Actors
- Sakura Tange as Sakura Kinomoto
- Aya Hisakawa as Keroberos
- Junko Iwao as Tomoyo Daidōji
- Motoko Kumai as Syaoran Li
- Megumi Ogata as Yukito Tsukishiro
- Tomokazu Seki as Tōya Kinomoto
One day, Sakura Kinomoto accidentally opened a book containing dozens of magical cards called Clow Cards, and they scattered around her hometown of Tomoeda. Sakura was chosen to be the master of these cards and has been enlisted by the sun-based guardian Kerberos to use her magic and reclaim these cards before they make any more trouble in town. She is encouraged by her best friend Tomoyo Daidouji, and she meets a rival cardcaptor, Syaoran Li, who is a direct descendant of the creator of the Clow Cards. (Source: Anime News Network)
The January issue of Kodansha's Nakayoshi magazine is revealing on December 1 that CLAMP's Cardcaptor Sakura Clear Card-hen sequel manga is getting a television anime series adaptation in January 2018.
It has been leaked online that in the most recent issue of Kodansha's Nakayoshi magazine, it has been announced that an OVA will come bundled with the third volume of the Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card-hen manga. The OVA will be titled Sakura to Futatsu no Kuma (Sakura and the Two Bears) and will feature an original story separate from the manga and upcoming anime series. The manga and OVA will go on sale on 13 September 2017. The anime series is set to start airing in January 2018 - find out more in the link below!