The January 2017 issue of Kodansha's Nakayoshi
magazine, which will go on sale on December 1, has announced that the new Cardcaptor Sakura anime project
will be a TV anime adaptation of the sequel manga Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card-hen
, scheduled to premiere in Winter 2018 on NHK. The new anime will be directed by Morio Asaka
, the director of the first TV anime
and the two movies. The following cast members from the first TV series will be reprising their roles in the new anime.
Sakura Kinomoto: Sakura Tange
Keroberos: Aya Hisakawa
Tomoyo Daidouji: Junko Iwao
Shaoran Li: Motoko Kumai
Yukito Tsukishiro: Megumi Ogata
Touya Kinomoto: Tomokazu Seki
In commemoration of the original manga
's 20th anniversary this year, manga artist group CLAMP
launched the Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card-hen
sequel manga in July 2016 issue of Nakayoshi magazine on June 3. The first compiled volume of the manga (pictured) is scheduled to be released on December 2.
The Cardcaptor Sakura
manga was adapted into a 70-episode TV anime by Madhouse, which aired between April 1998 and March 2000. The first movie
premiered in August 1999 and a second one titled Cardcaptor Sakura Movie 2: The Sealed Card
followed in July 2000, serving as a continuation of the TV anime. NIS America
licensed the TV anime for North American distribution and re-released the series in BD/DVD in August 2014. Tokyopop initially published the manga in English in North America from March 2001 to August 2003 before Dark Horse Comics re-licensed the series and published the volumes in 3-in-1 omnibus format between October 2010 and September 2012.
Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card-hen