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‘Cardcaptor Sakura Clear Card’ Anime Getting Sequel

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Cardcaptor Sakura Clear Card Japanese Volume 1 Cover

The winter 2018 anime series Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card is on the move again. With the manga for it wrapping up and the final compiled volume out this coming fall, it was revealed that a sequel anime is in the works that will adapt the rest of the manga that the first series didn’t get until the manga’s conclusion. No details in regard to the production or timeline were revealed.

This series has Morio Asaka directing it at Madhouse with Nanase Ohkawa handling the series composition and working on the scripts. Kunihiko Hamada is on board for the character designs while Mokona is handling the costume and card design for it.

The Japanese cast includes 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, Nozomu Sasaki as Eriol Hiragizawa, Emi Shinohara as Kaho Mizuki, Yumi Touma as Spinel Sun, Ryoka Yuzuki as Nakuru Akizuki/Ruby Moon, and Katsuyuki Konishi as Terada-sensei.

The original series from CLAMP came out twenty years ago and had a popular anime series, first released by Geneon here and then recently by NIS America, as well as two theatrical features that were picked up by Discotek Media. The manga itself ran from 1996 to 2000 with twelve million copies sold. TOKYOPOP brought the series out originally and Dark Horse Comics picked it up in omnibus form for a more recent and cleaned-up release.

Plot Concept: Fourteen-year-old Sakura starts junior high school along with her friends, including Syaoran, who had just returned to Tomoeda. After having a dream with a mysterious cloaked figure, all of Sakura’s cards turn blank and are rendered powerless, thus she starts her quest to find out what is wrong. In doing so, Sakura and her allies discover and capture new transparent cards using a new key.