Sakura Kinomoto (木之本 桜, Kinomoto Sakura) is a fictional character, the heroine, and the main protagonist of CLAMP's anime and manga series Cardcaptor Sakura. Sakura is introduced as a 10 year-old girl who lives in the town of Tomoeda in Japan, where she attends Tomoeda Elementary School during the Clow Card Arc and Sakura Card Arc story-line. In Clear Card Arc story-line, she is a 13 year-old freshmen attending Tomoeda Junior High School.
In the original version her name is pronounces as Sah-ker-rah, while in the American-dubbed version done for Kids WB, her name was pronounced Suh-ker-ruh. And her last name was Avalon.
Her role in the Ultimate Story is a mysterious one. She made her first appearance in Ultimate Story the Missing Link and wasn't seen again until...later on.
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Her name, Sakura, means cherry blossoms.
- In fact, "Sakura Sakura" (さくら さくら, "Cherry blossoms, cherry blossoms"), also known as "Sakura", is a traditional Japanese folk song depicting spring, the season of cherry blossoms. It is often sung in international settings as a song representative of Japan. Contrary to popular belief, the song did not originate in ancient times; it was a popular, urban melody of the Edo period.