Cardcaptor Sakura

Cardcaptor Sakura

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Sakura Kinomoto is your garden-variety ten-year-old fourth grader, until one day, she stumbles upon a mysterious book containing a set of cards. Unfortunately, she has little time to divine what the cards mean because she accidentally stirs up a magical gust of wind and unintentionally scatters the cards all over the world. Suddenly awakened from the book, the Beast of the Seal, Keroberos (nicknamed Kero-chan), tells Sakura that she has released the mystical Clow Cards created by the sorcerer Clow Reed. The Cards are no ordinary playthings. Each of them possesses incredible powers, and because they like acting independently, Clow sealed all the Cards within a book. Now that the Cards are set free, they pose a grave danger upon the world, and it is up to Sakura to prevent the Cards from causing a catastrophe! Appointing Sakura the title of "the Cardcaptor" and granting her the Sealed Key, Keroberos tasks her with finding and recapturing all the Cards. Alongside her best friend Tomoyo Daidouji, and with Kero-chan's guidance, Sakura must learn to balance her new secret duty with the everyday troubles of a young girl involving love, family, and school, all while she takes flight on her magical adventures as Sakura the Cardcaptor.

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English: Cardcaptor Sakura
Japanese: カードキャプターさくら
Type: TV
Episodes: 70
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 1998 to Mar 21, 2000
Premiered: Spring 1998
Broadcast: Tuesdays at 18:00 (JST)
Producers: NHK, Kodansha, Sogo Vision, YTV
Licensors: Nelvana, NIS America, Inc., Geneon Entertainment USA
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Magic, Romance, Fantasy, School, Shoujo
Duration: 25 min per ep
Rating: PG – Children
Resolution: 1080p
Type: Eng Sub


Yutaka Maseba – Producer
Morio Asaka – Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Ken Andou – Episode Director
Mamoru Kanbe – Episode Director, Storyboard
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Theme Songs

OP1: “Catch You Catch Me” by Gumi (eps 1-35)
OP2: “Tobira wo Akete” by ANZA (eps 36-46)
OP3: “Platinum” by Maaya Sakamoto (eps 47-70)
ED1: “Groovy!” by Koumi Hirose (eps 1-35)
ED2: “Honey” by Chihiro (eps 36-45)
ED3: “Tobira wo Akete” by ANZA (ep 46)
ED4: “Fruits Candy” by Megumi Kojima (eps 47-69)
ED5: “Platinum” by Maaya Sakamoto (ep 70)

Episode List

01: Sakura and the Strange Magical Book
02: Sakura’s Wonderful Friend
03: Sakura’s Breathtaking First Date
04: Sakura’s Exhausting Sunday
05: Sakura, a Panda, and a Darling Little Store
06: Sakura and Memories of her Mother
07: Sakura’s First Attempt as a Thief
08: Sakura’s Rival Appears
09: Sakura and the Mysterious Brooch
10: Sakura and the Flowering Sports Day
11: Sakura, Tomoyo, and the Giant House
12: Sakura’s Never-Ending Day
13: Sakura and a Mammoth Test of Strength
14: Sakura, Toya, and Cinderella
15: Sakura and Kero’s Big Fight
16: Sakura and a Rainbow of Memories
17: Sakura’s Terrifying Test of Courage
18: Sakura, Yukito, and the Summer Festival
19: Sakura and Her Summer Vacation Homework
20: Transfer Student Versus Sakura
21: Sakura’s Extra Long Marathon
22: Sakura and Her Caring Father
23: Sakura, Tomoyo, and a Wonderful Song
24: Sakura’s Little Adventure
25: Sakura and One More Sakura
26: Sakura and the Wonderful Teacher
27: Sakura and the Shrine of Memories
28: Sakura and the Charm Cards
29: Sakura’s Sweet Cooking
30: Sakura and the Injured Card
31: Sakura and the Nameless Book
32: Sakura, Kero, and Xiaolang
33: Sakura’s Frozen Ice Skating Trip
34: Sakura, Yukito, and the Midday Moon
35: Sakura’s Wonderful Christmas
36: Sakura and the Snowy New School Term
37: Sakura and Tomoyo’s Lost Voice
38: Sakura’s Strawberry Picking Adventure
39: Sakura’s Dizzy Fever Day
40: Sakura and Her Dream Self
41: Sakura, Xiaolang, and a Sea of Sand
42: Sakura and the Arts Festival Blackout
43: Sakura and Meiling’s Farewell
44: Sakura, Kero, and the Mysterious Teacher
45: Sakura and the Final Clow Card
46: Sakura and the Final Judgment
47: Sakura and the Mysterious Transfer Student
48: Sakura and the Awakened Star Key
49: Sakura and the Dangerous Piano
50: Sakura, Xiaolang, and the Invisible Thread
51: Sakura and the Big Teddy Bear
52: Sakura’s Sheep Warning
53: Sakura and the Panicky Bike
54: Sakura and the Calendar of Memories
55: Sakura in Wonderland
56: Sakura, Kero, and the Sweet Meeting
57: Sakura, Xiaolang, and the Elevator
58: Sakura and the Double Trouble
59: Sakura, Tomoyo, and the Ball Trap
60: Sakura and the Precious Friend
61: Sakura, the Cards, and Her Gifts
62: Sakura and the Strange Fortune
63: Sakura and the Water Park Wave
64: Sakura and the Snowy Ski Class
65: Sakura, Yukito, and His Fading Power
66: Sakura and Who She Likes the Most
67: Sakura, Xiaolang, and Tsukimine Shrine
68: Sakura, the Past, and Clow Reed
69: Sakura and the Appearance of Clow Reed
70: Sakura and Her True Feelings


It’s a goddamn classic. One of the best mahou shoujo series out there.

Indigo 🌸

One of the best mahou shoujo of all time. Sakura and Syaoran never cease to bring a smile to my face.


Fantastic magical girl show. Left me both satisfied and wishing for more.


Cute adventure with love and magic. Also cards. Lossa cards. So many cards Yugi Mutou would cream his pants.


A classic.


Mahō shōjo in the fashion of the pimpin’ 90s! A fancy classic packed with a cute adventure wth cards through humorous gags!


A magical girl classic with fantastic art, and themes about familial and romantic love that aren’t dumbed down in a way that’s patronizing.