Now THIS looks like a much proper ending!
So I take back part of my last week ranting (I so saw this coming xD), c’mon, you didn’t think CLAMP would do that to us, did you? (“for a second there, I kinda did” – Beatrix Kiddo, Kill Bill Vol. 1).
It’s nice to see what happens to all of them. Seems like just a couple of days have passed. I kinda hoped we would see a glimpse of the vampire twins but man, their storyline was completely left out xD I do think we will see them again in some future CLAMP work, though.
Sakura having another serious dream made me think “oh shit, it’s gonna start all over again” XD
So glad to see Nadeshiko and Fujitaka! I still need to figure out how everything went back to what it was before, I haven’t really stopped to think through yet, specially because that Sakura is the same one that fell in love for the clone, but she is now in love with the real!Syaoran. That was a little odd, but CLAMP sometimes can be very odd with love xD
I like the bit about the price, how Syaoran must keep on traveling while Watanuki must stay in one place. But again I didn’t really think too much about the logic here (Fye is giving some convincing explanation but I haven’t really thought through too much, I am guessing it will make more sense when I re-read everything at one shot).
I also like that Syaoran want to try and find a way to bring the clones’ souls (that are living inside Syaoran and Sakura) back to some kind of “life” again. It sort of leaves the door wide open for these characters, making it possible to see them again in future works.
The confession scene was LOVELY. I LOVED it XD It was so nice to have Syaoran saying instead of Sakura. She promised way back in Chapter 1 and it’s only fair to have it on the final chapter, but making Syaoran the one saying it makes it even better.
I LOVED that their true names are Tsubasa. I don’t know why I love it so much…. but I can’t see a more suitable name for them XD It’s so cute! At least we got that mystery cleared!
Here is a funny story, when Tsubasa was about to start, there was a little image in Shonen Magazine’s website showing Syaoran’s face and if you put the mouse over it, you could read “Tsubasa”. For a moment (when I still didn’t know he was Syaoran, no one knew), I kinda thought his name could be Tsubasa! LOL! I wasn’t all that wrong, then ^^;
I’m still sort of disappointed for FWR… but there is still hope in XXXHOLiC. Maybe we’ll be able to directly or indirectly find out more about him…
Overall the ending felt very “CLAMP” to me. It’s a happy ending, but a bittersweet one. The main couple is together but they are paying a heavy price in order to have that.
Before I go, I just wanted to say that I love Clow fashion xD