With the release of Kodansha’s Nakayoshi magazine’s December issue came disheartening news for CLAMP’s manga Cardcaptor Sakura fans.
The issue announced that the Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card manga is slated to end in the magazine’s next issue on December 1, 2023.
Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card is a sequel to CLAMP’s original manga, Cardcaptor Sakura.
It began serialization in Kodansha’s Nakayoshi magazine in June 2016. To date, 14 volumes have been published.
On November 13, the manga’s 15th volume will begin shipping, while the 16th volume, the final volume, will ship on April 1, 2024.
The manga also received an anime adaptation, which aired from January 2018 to June 2018. Kondansha also publishes the manga in English and describes the series as,
“Guided by the Key of Dreams, Sakura embarks on a new adventure! With over 15 million copies in print in Japan alone, plus translations in over a dozen languages, the original Cardcaptor Sakura is an international phenomenon you can’t miss! And now, the long-awaited new chapter begins! It is spring, with cherry trees in full blossom, and Sakura is just entering middle school. Her beloved Syaoran has returned from Hong Kong, and life couldn’t be better. But when she awakens from a strange dream to find her Sakura Cards powerless, how can she protect Tomoeda from disaster?!”