- After the Young Magazine and the Shounen Magazine, do you want to write a series for the last Kodansha’s weekly comic magazine, the Morning?
Did Eriol grow up after he went back to England, or was he permanently stuck in that form?
Would you like to work on an animation (movie, OVA or TV series) that wouldn’t be based on a manga?
How long will XXXHOLiC and Tsubasa run?
Will you make original character design for game since you are making one for the anime Code Geass – Rebellion of Lelouch?
Do you watch fanarts and read fanfics of your works on the internet?
As we have seen in your previous and current works, we can find some characters in different worlds but Clow is always mentioned like if there’s only one. Anyway, in Tsubasa, Clow is Sakura’s father, do the other Clows have the same magic power that CCS Clow has?
TRC has showed us there are so many worlds shared with crossovers, but you have always loved linking your works, and we can find parallel worlds, for example, XXXHOLiC’s with CCS’s and Lawful Drug’s, and this one with Suki. Dakara Suki’s, or Angelic Layer’s with Chobits’. Do you have a clear idea about the world in which the series will take place when you start creating it, and other works that share that same world?
How much do your cats interfere with your work?
How much time, usually, does it take to draw an entire page (starting from the storyboard until it’s completely done)?
All your works are going to appear in Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicles?
Of all the actors who have played Sakurazuka Seishirou (X movie, X TV series, Tokyo Babylon OAV, Tokyo Babylon live action movie, Tsubasa Chronicle TV series), which one is your favorite?
Lately, a lot of popular manga are being turned into (life action) movies or musicals. If you were offered the possibility to turn one of your works into a movie or musical, which work would you like to see most? (Who should play the the roles of the [main] characters?)
What do you think about the voice actors who have worked in anime made of your works? Which ones do you particularly like?
When Clow or people related with him cast some kind of magic appears a symbol, at the same time other symbols appear in it, the one of Rayearth, Ceres and Windom from MKR. This means Clow has something to do with Cephiro or is just a coincidence and the meaning of using this symbols is to represent the elements fire, water and wind?
Clow has always been one of the most important characters in the CLAMP Universe, and it seems that he’s one of the main plot devices in TRC/XXXHOLiC. Is he more than what he appears to be under his smiling face?
It is noticeable that you use many references from occult/esoteric/Qaballistic/Western traditions in your works. Are you a member of any of them? Which ones? Or is it just that you like to study those traditions in books? Thank you for the wonderful works.
Was it your idea or the director’s idea to cut off all the tsubasa references in the xxxholic anime? Is there a reason for cutting them?
CLAMP has created works from many different genres (magical girl, shounen, fantasy, etc.). Which is your favorite type of story to create/draw and why?
There are a lot of references to Yumegari in xxxHOLiC, do you mean to continue this story in any form (movie, book serialize on your website, tv anime, etc.)?
What’s your favorite pairing from your works?
When you work on stories like Tsubasa and XXXHOLiC that have to do with previous series, do you try not to contradict your older works, or do you give more importance to the new plots? In case they happen, will those contradictions be explained?
Do you know how many volumes your current series will last?
Would you rewrite/redraw any of your works because you don’t like the initial ending you gave it?
X, Clover and Gouhou Drug are all on hiatus because there are problems with their magazines, did you ever consider to release them directly in tankoubon instead (especially Clover who is now on hold for 7 years)?
Which main character from your works do you like the least?
Are there more X pages drawn that the ones released? Stored somewhere in a safe place waiting to be released someday?
The occurance of a character losing sight in one eye seems to happen frequently in your works. Does this hold any special meanings for you? Any special symbolizations?
How much do your fans interfere with your work?
Do you have plans to make a xxxHolic, TRC or Gohou Drug artbook?
Do you lurk in fanlistings with non-official pairings (like Tomoyo x Eriol, etc) and say: Ah! we should had put these two together in the series (it was such a waste, there were so many characters I wanted to end up together, but in the end … )
CLAMP Gakuen Tanteidan has no main plot, just the missions of the three main characters, Akira, Nokoru and Suoh. Was that intended or the story was just -forgotten to be told-.
Yuuko is the almighty character in CLAMP’s universe, are there more Yuukos in the other worlds/dimensions? If that’s true, do the other ones have the same magic ability and craziness that make our Yuuko so well known?
The characters in some of your works(i.e. Yuuko in Holic) have a very distinctive fashion sense. Have you ever thought of designing/ been offered to design your own line of clothing?
How much influential power do you have over the anime adaptations of your works? Who decides whether CLAMP shall join or not the main staff of the anime?
When the anime Card Captor Sakura was licensed, it was heavily edited. How did you feel about that, and what is your opinion about editing shows for a foreign audience?
Of all the series you have published, which one do you think was/is the most successful?
Was CCD always supposed to be 3-volumes long?
From all the dead characters, which one was the most painful for you to do? Which one do you think was most painful for your readers?
Would Igarashi be interested in becoming the main illustrator of one of the Clamp series?
If the Gohou Drug and the XXXHOLiC cast gathered one day to play mahjong, who would’ve won? Who would’ve been the worst player, Kazahaya or Watanuki?
CLAMP does a lot (sometimes more than a lot) of work on a weekly basis, so did you ever have trouble meeting deadlines? If so, which series did you have the most trouble meeting deadlines with?
Considering many of Seiden’s main characters are virtually teachers for the Clamp Gakuen, can we consider the all Seiden story as a play from the teacher for a school festival?
About the X Tarot Cards. Did you actually have the intention of reproducing the meanings of the cards (based on Marseille/Rider-Waite-Smith/Crowley decks) or is it just that you wanted to create cards with the characters in them?
Is there ANY truth, WHATSOEVER, in what Yamasaki and Eriol say in CCS? as in their ‘true’ stories about all sorts of stuff.
Will the Clamp Gakuen universe die with X’s end, or will there be another titles about this universe?
Who does the design and the updates of your official site?
Is there any story you’d like to draw but never had the opportunity of doing it?
Since the Shin Shunkaden series was interrupted before the end, how was it originally supposed to end and what was up with Chunyan’s father?
What’s Mokona’s favorite Mokona? The God, Soel or Larg?
Do you have any idea of what stories you will work on after Tsubasa/holic?
In stories like RG Veda or X, we find that the ‘bad guys’ aren’t really what they appear to be, they just have an opposite destiny, and sometimes we can think that the good ones are in fact those who are evil. What can you tell us about the good and evil duality in all your works?
Is there a different meaning in losing a LEFT eye and losing a RIGHT eye?
When Sakura asked Syaoran if he really had to go to Hong Kong, Syaoran answer he had to go no matter because he had things to do: what are those -things-?
Do you ever considered extending your work beyond the anime and manga field? Like writting or producing your own movie, TV series, etc?
The three first chapters of Suito no Dragon were republished in the Shoryuden artbook and the last sentence is -to be continued-. Do you really mean to continue it, now the Mystery DX is closed and an official manga series of Shoryuden was made by someone else?
If X is resumed, will it have the same art style it had before or will it be affected by the new CLAMP style?
Which would be the fittess couple among you characters (two characters, regardless of the series or the timeline)?
You have started at the same time xxxHolic and Tsubasa (more or less)Does it mean, that these two series are going to end at the same time too?
What is your opinion about the changes made to plotlines of your works when adapting them into anime? (e.g. Magic Knight Rayearth, Card Captor Sakura)
How big, in terms of time, is the interval between the first concept of a story and the first chapter published?
Have you considered making your official website available in English and other languages?
This point is made throughout Wish, but it’s never really explained, so why is it that Shuichirou looked so much like Kakyou?
You’ve had many different drawing styles over the years, which is your favorite?
Have you ever cried when you killed off a character? If affirmative, which one(s)?
In the end of CCS, Syaoran is in the bus and thinking: -She didn’t give me an answer (to his confession of love) BUT…- and he looked in front of him with determination : if at that right moment Sakura didn’t came running and screaming -Syaoran-kun!!!-, what would have he said after this -but…- ?