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Maaya Sakamoto Returns to Perform Opening Theme for Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card TV Anime

posted on 2017-09-25 05:21 EDT
Voice actress/singer previously performed 3rd opening for 1st anime series

The official website for the television anime of CLAMP's Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card manga revealed on Monday that Maaya Sakamoto is returning to the franchise to perform the show's opening theme song "CLEAR." Sakamoto wrote the song's lyrics and Ikimono-gakari member Yoshiki Mizuno composed the song.

Sakamoto previously performed the original show's third opening theme song "Platinum."

The anime will premiere on NHK BS Premium at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, January 7, 2018. The anime will then repeat on Fridays at 11:45 p.m.

The show stars:

Sakura Tange as Sakura Kinomoto

Aya Hisakawa as Keroberos

Junko Iwao as Tomoyo Daidōji

Motoko Kumai as Syaoran Li

Megumi Ogata as Yukito Tsukishiro/Yue

Tomokazu Seki as Tōya Kinomoto

Nozomu Sasaki as Eriol Hiiragizawa

Emi Shinohara as Kaho Mizuki

CLAMP launched the Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card-hen sequel manga series in Nakayoshi on June 3, 2016. The manga's third volume shipped on September 13, and a special edition bundled the Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card-hen Prologue - Sakura to Futatsu no Kuma OVA. The manga series now has more than 1.5 million copies in print.

Morio Asaka is returning from the first television anime series and two films to direct the new series at Madhouse. CLAMP's Nanase Ohkawa is handling the series composition and is writing the scripts. Kunihiko Hamada (animation director for previous TV series and two films) is the character designer with costume and card designs by CLAMP's Mokona. Masafumi Mima is directing the sound, and Takayuki Negishi is composing the music. NHK, Kodansha, and NHK Enterprise are producing.

Source: Comic Natalie


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