Cardcaptor Sakura Movie 1

Cardcaptor Sakura The Movie

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Synonyms: Card Captor Sakura, Cardcaptors: The Movie
Japanese: 劇場版 カードキャプターさくら
English: Cardcaptor Sakura The Movie
German: Cardcaptor Sakura: Der Film
Spanish: Sakura Cazadora de Cartas: La Película
French: Card Captor Sakura: Le Film
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 21, 1999
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, FantasyFantasy
Theme: Mahou ShoujoMahou Shoujo
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 1 hr. 21 min.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 7.621 (scored by 5531955,319 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #13062
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1891
Members: 93,570
Favorites: 182

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During an after-school shopping trip, Sakura Kinomoto decides to participate in the Tomoeda Shopping District's year-end lottery, with the grand prize being a round trip to Hong Kong. Surprisingly, she draws the winning ball. Alongside her best friend Tomoyo Daidouji, her older brother Touya, her crush Yukito Tsukishiro, and Keroberos, Sakura heads off to Hong Kong.

However, vacation for the Cardcaptor will get cut short. Little does Sakura know, the trip may be connected to her recent, prophetic dreams featuring a mysterious woman and Clow Reed himself, creator of the Clow Cards.

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Cardcaptor Sakura Movie 1 won the Feature Film Award in the 4th Animation Kobe Awards in 1999. Revival screenings of the film were held beginning January 21, 2017.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Maseba, Yutaka
Asaka, Morio
Director, Storyboard
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Ohkawa, Nanase


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Ending Theme

"Tooi Kono Machi de" by Kaitani Naomi
"Tooi Kono Machi de" by Sakamoto Maaya

Feb 18, 2013
Mixed Feelings
A disappointing anime is often more upsetting than a bad one. When an acclaimed series receives a movie and other additional material, it's natural to hold high expectations and hope for an experience at least equal to the original. At times brilliant and more often monotonous, the first Cardcaptor Sakura movie is one that unfortunately falls short of these expectations.

Set after the first season, Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie takes Sakura to an entirely new environment: Hong Kong. After winning a five-day trip at a local store, Sakura is given the opportunity to travel to a different country for the first time in her life. ...
Apr 15, 2008
This is an OK movie, but strangely focuses more on the action than the characters. There is SOME character development, but it's saved for the end. The majority of this movie is spent either running away from, or fighting, the antagonist.
The art, as usual for a CLAMP adaption, is gorgeous. But the dub is AWFUL, and changes the dialogue around completely. Avoid it at all costs.
Sep 5, 2017
Could not tell you why some people are disappointed in this movie. It's just like any of the better episodes of the series, but longer and with superior animation. You get to see Sakura being cute in a variety of costumes, as well as her early-series blushing over Yukito all the time and getting bullied by her onii-chan. To top it off, it has that sweet Cardcaptor Sakura flavor where even the antagonist's motives aren't necessarily as evil as they may seem at first, and leaves you feeling warm. I wouldn't ask for anything more.

One of my favorite things about this movie was story expansion ...

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