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Cardcaptor Sakura (Manga)

Cardcaptor Sakura

Alternative Titles

English: Cardcaptor Sakura
Synonyms: Card Captor Sakura, Cardcaptors, Cardcaptor Sakura: Master of the Clow, CCS
Japanese: カードキャプターさくら

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 12
Chapters: 50
Status: Finished
Published: 1996 to 2000
Authors: CLAMP (Story & Art)
Serialization: Nakayoshi

Statistics

Score: 8.431 (scored by 14652 users)
Ranked: #2222
Popularity: #80
Members: 24,372
Favorites: 1,811
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top manga page.

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clamp fantasy romance shoujo

Synopsis

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)

Related Manga

Side story: Honey Milk
Adaptation: Cardcaptor Sakura: Leave It to Kero-chan, Cardcaptor Sakura Specials, Cardcaptor Sakura, Cardcaptor Sakura Movie 1, Cardcaptor Sakura Movie 2: The Sealed Card


Characters

 Keroberos
Keroberos
Main
 Tomoyo
Daidouji, Tomoyo
Main
 Sakura
Kinomoto, Sakura
Main
 Syaoran
Li, Syaoran
Main
 Spinel Sun
Spinel Sun
Supporting
 Yue
Yue
Supporting
 Nakuru
Akizuki, Nakuru
Supporting


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Jun 28, 2009
lalazoe
There is only one official word that comes to my mind when I think of Cardcaptor Sakura: Beautiful.
Everything about it is simply the epitome of beauty. The story, the characters, the art.
It's a CLAMP cult classic, and perhaps one of the most famous mangas ever written.

You think you know magical girl manga? Well, you haven't seen ANYTHING until you've read Cardcaptor Sakura. As far as your concerned, this is the ultimate magical girl manga. This is what inspired 100's of other artists to rip off the idea.
(Oh, and as I usually say, the Cardcaptor Sakura Manga is waaaay better than the anime. So read more
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Jun 21, 2010
Torii-chan
Cardcaptor Sakura is probably one of my favorite series of all time. The story is about a young girl who awakens a magical book that holds cards created by a magician. With the help of the books guardian, she and her friends collect the cards to save the world from a disaster.

Story 9/10: The story is well developed, Sakura evolves as the story progresses. Even though it's centered around an elementary aged protagonist, the flow of the story feels more adult-like.

Art 9/10: The characters are expressive, sincere and the scenery is detailed. CLAMP mangakas are very good at expressing the feelings of each read more
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Mar 27, 2010
minimiau
Well, finally I finished another CLAMP manga. This time I will make a review of Card captor Sakura, my first CLAMP series.

The story is about Sakura. She has to sealed all Clow Cards. The story is better than anime: there is only a few cards and not a lot than in the anime. Meilin doesnt exist in the manga and is more exciting.

The art is impresive. I like it very much. Sakura CC has the best art of all CLAMP series, but not better than magic knight Rayearth. For me thise mangas have the best art, but The review is about Sakura not Magic Knight.

I read more
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Aug 26, 2012
RoodyChan
One of the best shoujo manga ever!
it's got magic, sweet relationships (between kids, still so sweet) and even a little hint to yaoi. but that's fine.

it all goes about this young fourth-grade Sakura kinomoto, who finds in her house's basementa abook of cards which she unleashes with her powers and start her journey to gather them, when Kero chan, the guardian, tells her that only she can do so!

The type of illustration is so cute, especially Tomoyo's hand-made costumes for Sakura's battles against the card. It's just a warm, sweet manga, that you'd finish before you'd realize!
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User Recommendations

same author, Clamp and it has lot of cute things, but also sad moments
Similar leading characters, an innocent, sweet, but spunky girl, and a boy who is mean to her at first, but then starts to fall for her. Also both feature elementary aged kids, and darker underlying themes. Finally both are magical girl type stories (but Gakuen Alice is more of a school drama), and both have an emphasis on special (or magical) children.
Both of these Manga revolve around a girl with powers to seal evil. There is a boy who appears to be a rival in the beginning but in the end, they both fight the evil together and fall in love.

In CCS, sakura seals clowcards with the help of Kero, In Jeanne maron seals demons in paintings with help of Fin.
aimed at the same age, and both containing the same genre: magical girl, school, comedy, some drama and lots of romance. both amazing
Not only are they both created by CLAMP!

They are both fun stories that will keep you captivated until the end, if anyone liked one they will surely enjoy the other!
Both are magical girl series featuring girls who must use captured objects to save the world.
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