Celebrating the 15th anniversary of Good Smile Company and 20th anniversary of Cardcaptor Sakura, the figure makers and CLAMP have teamed up for an impressive Sakura Kinomoto figure, the prototype of which is getting a Golden Week display at Tokyo Akihabara animate AKIBA Culture's ZONE. Animate AKIBA Culture's ZONE. Get a look after the jump.
An early look at the June issue of Nakayoshi, out in Japan on April 30th, has revealed that the new project celebrating the 20th anniversary of CLAMP's Cardcaptor Sakura magic girl series will be a manga, debuting in the shoujo magazine's July issue on June 3rd. The series reintroduces Sakura Kinomoto in her first year of junior high school, launched into a mysterious new affair by a strange dream. Get a look after the jump.
It's sakura viewing season in Japan. Sure, there's also the flowering trees, but, celebrating the series 20th anniversary, there's also a new Cardcaptor Sakura art book, an anime rebroadcast, and an Animate cafe collaboration One of the big ticket items plans for this celebration is a recreation of the outfit that Sakura Kinomoto wears on CLAMP's art book cover by noted lolita fashion brand Baby, The Stars Shine Bright.
The May 1996 debut of CLAMP's Cardcaptor Sakura is set to be celebrated this year with a host of plans that get underway with a new art book. The 144-page book features illustrations selected by CLAMP, originally from Nakayoshi magazine, and will be released March 24th. Manga creation team CLAMP's cover art for this volume has been previewed, accompanied by news that the group will be producing a new manga short.
Junko Iwao, voice of Tomoyo Daidouji in the anime adaptation of CLAMP's Cardcaptor Sakura and Kotori Mono in the movie version of their X (also Evangelion's Hikari and the leads in Perfect Blue, Key the Metal Idol, Ceres and Devilman Lady) turns 46 on February 18th. Along with sending their best wishes, the popular manga creation team posted a tribute on their news Twitter account. Get a look after the jump.
The May 1996 debut of CLAMP's Cardcaptor Sakura is set to be celebrated this year with a host of plans that includes an artbook, now scheduled to be released March 24th. The 144 page features illustrations selected by CLAMP, originally from Nakayoshi magazine. Speaking of Nakayoshi, the magazine is will be announcing a 20th anniversary project in the next issue.