The cover of Card Captor Sakura Clear Card arc #10 has been announced by Kodansha.
As previously announced, the special version will come with a Character Song CD and a minibook drawn by CLAMP. The cover of the minibook was also announced:
The character song is entitled “A Letter to the Stars” and is a duet between Sakura (Sakura Tange) and Syaoran (Motoko Kumai).
The minibook drawn by CLAMP is entitled “Until we meet again” and will cover the period of time where Syaoran was in Hong Kong, before the beginning of Clear Card arc.
Unfortunately, the song lyrics were not written by Nanase Ohkawa-sensei, which was sort of expected considering they didn’t announce anything in that Animate advertisement. Let’s still hope the lyrics will capture the essence of the characters.
Below is the full staff list for the song and CD.
[Song] “A Letter to the stars”
Lyrics: Kohmi Project
Composition: Kohmi Hirose
Arrangement: Yasushi Munemoto
Song: Sakura Kinomoto (Sakura Tange), Syaoran Li (Motoko Kumai)
Producers: Kohmi Hirose, Mitsuyoshi Tamura, Shiro Sasaki
Produced by: Flying Dog, Muse Endeavor, Tamura Music Factory
Engineer: Takahiro Okubo / Recording Studio: Victor Studio
arrange & programming: Yasushi Munemoto / guitar: Yuta Watanabe / bass: Morita “Johnny” Takahiro
Both versions of Card Captor Sakura Clear Card arc #10 will be released on April 1st.
That cover is giving me strong original series energy. I don’t know why but it feels like it could have been one of the covers for the original series. The minibook cover is absolutely adorable, and it’s fine that they look slightly younger this time around. They are supposed to, after all the minibook takes place before Clear Card arc. It’s exciting for me to know that the minibook will cover some actual plot instead of a slice of life situation between Sakura and Syaoran. Not that there isn’t value in that!!! But don’t people always wanted to know what was Syaoran was doing in Hong Kong? We might finally learn more about it.