Cardcaptor Sakura is an animation series produced by Madhouse and directed by Morio Asaka in 1998. The anime was based on the homonym manga series written and illustrated by the manga group Clamp. The pictures on this page are a collection of artworks created for this series and for the original manga.
In the fictional Japanese city of Tomoeda, ten-year-old Sakura Kinomoto accidentally releases a set of magical cards known as Clow Cards from a book in her basement created and named after the sorcerer Clow Reed. Each card has its own unique ability and can assume an alternate form when activated. The guardian of the cards, Cerberus, emerges from the book and chooses Sakura to retrieve the missing cards. As she finds each card, she battles its magical personification and defeats it by sealing it away..