Information /Glossary/

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A

Aiden Avalon: Fujitaka's name in Cardcaptors.
Andrew Francis: The voice of Zachary in Cardcaptors.
Andrew Watton: The voice of Mr.Terada in Cardcaptor Sakura: The Sealed Card.
ANZA: The artist of Tobira wo Akete— the second opening theme of Cardcaptor Sakura.
Arika: A Japanese company that helped create Cardcaptor Sakura video games.
Ashita e no Melody: One of the theme songs of Cardcaptor Sakura: The Sealed Card. It is performed by CHAKA and translates to "Melody to Tomorrow."
At Mark: A Japanese company that helped publish Cardcaptor Sakura video games.

B

Bandai: A Japanese toy company that produces Cardcaptor Sakura merchandise.
Bandai Visual: A Japanese company that manufactured and distributed Cardcaptor Sakura LaserDiscs, VHSs, and DVDs. They now produce Cardcaptor Sakura Blu-rays.
Bill Switzer: The voice of Eli Moon in Cardcaptors.
Blue As the Sky: One of the theme songs of Cardcaptor Sakura: The Sealed Card. It is performed by CHAKA.
Blue Warrior Costume: The outfit that Sakura wears in Episode 31 when she captures the Big Card and Create Card. This costume is also referred to as "Blue Outfit."
Brian Drummond: The voice of Aiden Avalon in Cardcaptors.

C

Cardcaptors: The name of Cardcaptor Sakura in America, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand.
Carly McKillip: The voice of Sakura Avalon in Cardcaptors.
Catch You Catch Me: The first opening theme of Cardcaptor Sakura. It is performed by Gumi.
Cerberus: The guardian of the Clow Cards and the true form of Kero.
-chan: A common honorific for young girls. It may also be used for pets, young boys, and lovers.
CHAKA: The artist of Ashita e no Melody and Blue As the Sky— two theme songs of Cardcaptor Sakura: The Sealed Card.
Chelsea: Chiharu's name in Cardcaptors.
Chiharu Mihara: One of Sakura's many school friends. She has been dating Yamazaki since kindergarten.
Chihiro: The artist of Honey— the second ending theme of Cardcaptor Sakura.
CLAMP: A group of four woman that created Cardcaptor Sakura. This group consists of Satsuki Igarashi, Nanase Ohkawa, Mick Nekoi, and Mokona Apapa.
Clow Book: The book that protects and holds the Clow Cards. It is called "kurou kaado no hon" in Japanese.
Clow Card: The enchanted cards that escaped from the Clow Book. There are 52 in all... or is it 53?
Clow Key: The key that unlocks the Clow Book as well as transforms into the Clow Wand. It is called "fuuin no kagi" in Japanese.
Clow Reed: The sorcerer who created the Clow Cards and its guardians.
Clow Wand: The wand that derives from the Clow Key and is capable of sealing and using the power of the Clow Cards. It is called "fuuin no tsue" in Japanese.
Colin Murdock: The voice of Spinner Sun and Spinner in Cardcaptors.

D

Dale Wilson: The voice of Clow Reed in Cardcaptors.
Dark Horse: The publisher of the omnibus format Cardcaptor Sakura manga series.
-dono: An honorific that derives from "tono" meaning "Lord." It is an even higher degree of respect than "-sama."
Doremi Music Publishing: A Japanese company that published piano sheet music books.

E

Editora JBC: The publisher of the Cardcaptor Sakura manga series in Brazil.
Egmont: The publisher of the Cardcaptor Sakura manga series in Germany.
Element Card: These cards are more powerful than most of the other Clow Cards. There are four in total. (Windy, Watery, Firey, and Earthy.)
Eli Moon: Eriol's name in Cardcaptors.
Eriol Hiiragizawa: A mysterious transfer student from England. He is the reincarnation of Clow Reed.

F

Fanren Li: One of Syaoran's four sisters. She is the third oldest.
Feimei Li: One of Syaoran's four sisters. She is the fourth oldest.
Froggy Mix: The artist of No Nagging— a song featured in Cardcaptors: The Movie.
Fruits Candy: The third ending theme of Cardcaptor Sakura. This song is performed by Kojima Megumi.
Fujitaka Kinomoto: Sakura's father.
Furusawa Touru: The voice of Yoshiyuki Terada during the 1st season and 1st movie.
Fuutie Li: One of Syaoran's four sisters. She is the oldest.

G

Geneon Universal Entertainment: A Japanese company that manufactures and distributes Cardcaptor Sakura DVDs and Blu-rays.
Glenat: The publisher of the Cardcaptor Sakura manga series in Spain.
Green Fairy Costume: The outfit that Sakura wears in Episode 12 when she tries to capture the Time Card.
Green Jester Costume: The outfit that Sakura wears in Episode 30 when she tries to capture the Dash Card. This costume is also referred to as "Orange Jester."
Groovy: The first ending theme of Cardcaptor Sakura. It is performed by Hirose Komi.
Gumi: The artist of Catch You Catch Me— the first opening theme of Cardcaptor Sakura.

H

Hayami Kei: The voice of Makiko Midori.
Hayashi Kazuo: The voice of Clow Reed.
Hayashibara Megumi: The voice of Madoushi, the sorceress from Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie.
Hirose Komi: The artist of Groovy— the first ending theme of Cardcaptor Sakura.
Hisakawa Aya: The voice of Kero.
Honey: The second ending theme of Cardcaptor Sakura. It is performed by Chihiro.
Honorific: A suffix added onto a Japanese person's first or last name. It denotes respect.

I

Incantation: A magical chant.
Incantation Card: These cards allow Syaoran to summon elemental magic such as fire, water, wind, and water. They are called "fuda" in Japanese.
Inoue Kikuko: The voice of Yelan Li.
Itou Miki: The voice of Sonomi Daidouji.
Iwao Junko: The voice of Tomoyo Daidouji.

J

Janyse Jaud: The voice of Natasha Avalon in Cardcaptors.
Jocelyne Loewen: The voice of Chelsea in Cardcaptors.
Jordan Kilik: The voice of Li Showron in the second season of Cardcaptors.
Julian Star: Yukito's name in Cardcaptors.

K

Kaho Mizuki: Sakura's homeroom and math teacher. She is also Touya's former love.
Kawakami Tomoko: The voice of Rika Sasaki.
Kelly Sheridan: The voice of Nikki in Cardcaptors.
Kero: The false form of Cerberus— the guardian of the Clow Cards.
Keroberos: Cerberus in Cardcaptors.
Kimono Costume: The outfit that Sakura wears in Episode 18 when she captures the Glow Card.
Kodansha: The publisher of the original Japanese Cardcaptor Sakura manga series.
-kohai: An honorific that refers to someone with less seniority than you. It is generally used at school or work.
Kojima Megumi: The artist of Fruits Candy— the third ending theme of Cardcaptor Sakura.
Konishi Katsuyuki: The voice of Spinel Sun and Yoshiyuki Terada for the second and third seasons of Cardcaptor Sakura as well as the second movie.
Kumai Motoko: The voice of Syaoran Li.
-kun: A common honorific for young boys. This honorific is also used among male friends.

L

Lasin Board: This magical item is used by Syaoran to detect the presence of Clow Cards. It is called "rashinban" in Japanese.
Layla Mackenzie: Kaho's name in Cardcaptors.
Li Showron: Syaoran's name in Cardcaptors.
Lia Sargent: The voice of The Nothing Card in Cardcaptor Sakura: The Sealed Card.
Linda Rae: The voice of Layla Mackenzie in Cardcaptors.

M

Madhouse: The animation studio of Cardcaptor Sakura.
Madison Taylor: Tomoyo's name in Cardcaptors.
Madman: The producer of Cardcaptors in Australia.
Madoushi: The sorceress from Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie.
Maggie: Maki Matsumoto's name in Cardcaptors.
Maggie Blue O'Hara: The voice of Madison Taylor in Cardcaptors.
Magic Dream Costume: The outfit that Sakura wears in the first opening theme song, Catch You Catch Me. This outfit is also referred to as "Pink Dress."
Maki Matsumoto: The owner of Twin Bells.
Makiko Midori: Sakura's Japanese teacher.
Masaki Amamiya: Sakura's great grandfather.
Matsumoto Miwa: The voice of Chiharu Mihara.
Matt Hill: The voice of Kero in Cardcaptors.
Meilin Li: Syaoran Li's cousin as well as Sakura's school friend.
Meilin Rae: Meilin's name in Cardcaptors. It is also stylized as "Mei Lin" sometimes.
Mick Nekoi: One of the four women that CLAMP is composed of.
Mika Tsutsumi: A math teacher at Tomoeda Elementary.
Minaguchi Yuko: The voice of Nadeshiko Kinomoto.
Mitsuishi Kotono: The voice of Maki Matsumoto.
Miyazaki Issei: The voice of Takashi Yamazaki.
Mokona Apapa: One of the four women that CLAMP is composed of.
Moon Bell: A magical item that Clow Reed left behind to give Sakura a second chance during the Final Judgement. It is in the care of Kaho Mizuki. It is called "tsuki no suzu" in Japanese.
Motoi Emi: The voice of Naoko Yanagisawa.
Mr.Terada: Yoshiyuki Terada's name in Cardcaptors.
Ms.Moore: Yukie Kimura's name in Cardcaptors.
MTO: A Japanese company that helped create Cardcaptor Sakura video games.

N

Nadeshiko Kinomoto: Sakura and Touya's mother.
Nakayoshi: The magazine that Cardcaptor Sakura was originally serialized in.
Nakuru Akizuki: A mysterious transfer student from England. She is the false form of Ruby Moon.
Nanase Ohkawa: One of the four women that CLAMP is composed of.
Naoko Yanagisawa: One of Sakura's school friends. She is in the cheerleading club along with Sakura and Chiharu.
Natasha Avalon: Nadeshiko's name in Cardcaptors.
Nelvana: The producer of Cardcaptors in the United States and Canada.
NHK: An acronym for Nippon Housou Kyoukai. The official English name is "Japan Broadcasting Corporation." Cardcaptor Sakura was broadcast through NHK in Japan.
Nicole Oliver: The voice of Meilin Rae and Maggie in Cardcaptors.
Nikki: Naoko's name in Cardcaptors.
NIS America: A company licensed to sell Cardcaptor Sakura DVDs and Blu-rays.
Nogami Yukana: The voice of Meilin Li.

O

Ogata Megumi: The voice of Yukito Tsukishiro and Yue.
Onosaka Masaya: The voice of Cerberus.
OVA: An abbreviation for Original Video Animation.

P

Penguin Park: A key place in Tomoeda. Sakura and her friends play and talk here. It is also used as a meeting spot. Sometimes Sakura even finds and captures Clow Cards here!
Pika Edition: The publisher of the Cardcaptor Sakura manga series in France.
Pink Kitty Costume: The outfit that Sakura wears in Episode 8 when she captures the Thunder Card.
Pioneer: A Japanese company that manufactured and distributed Cardcaptor Sakura VHSs and DVDs.
Purachina: The third opening theme of Cardcaptor Sakura. It is performed by Sakamoto Ma'aya and is also known as "Platina."

Q

R

Red Cape Costume: The outfit that Sakura wears in Episode 2 when she captures the Shadow Card.
Rhys Huber: The voice of Li Showron in the first season of Cardcaptors.
Richard Newman: The voice of Keroberos in Cardcaptors.
Rika Sasaki: Sakura's classmate. She gives her bear to Terada-sensei because she has a crush on him.
Rita: Rika's name in Cardcaptors.
Ruby: Nakuru's name in Cardcaptors.
Ruby Moon: The true form of Nakuru Akizuki. She is Eriol's Guardian.
Ryouka Yuzuki: The voice of Nakuru Akizuki and Ruby Moon.

S

Saka Osamu: The voice of Masaki Amamiya.
Sakamoto Ma'aya: The artist of Purachina— the third opening theme of Cardcaptor Sakura. She is also the voice of the Nothing Card in Cardcaptor Sakura: The Sealed Card.
Sakura Avalon: Sakura's name in Cardcaptors.
Sakura Kinomoto: The protagonist of Cardcaptor Sakura. She finds the Clow Cards hidden in her basement and accidentally sets them free.
Sam Vincent: The voice of Julian Star and Yue in Cardcaptors.
-sama: An honorific that is a higher degree of respect than "-san."
Samantha Taylor: Sonomi's name in Cardcaptors.
-san: An honorific that translates to Mr., Mrs., Ms., etc. It is the most commonly used honorific as it is safe to use in most situations.
Sarah LaFleur: The voice of Ruby in Cardcaptors.
Sasaki Nozumu: The voice of Eriol Hiiragizawa.
Satsuki Igarashi: One of the four women that CLAMP is composed of.
SEGA: A Japanese company that helped create Cardcaptor Sakura video games.
Seijou High: The high school that Touya and Yukito attend. It is located next to Tomoeda Elementary.
Seki Tomokazu: The voice of Touya Kinomoto.
-sempai: An honorific that refers to someone with more seniority than you. It is generally used at school or work.
-sensei: An honorific used for teachers, doctors, and masters in any field.
Shibahara Chiyako: The voice of Shiefa Li in Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie.
Shiefa Li: One of Syaoran's four sisters. She is the second oldest.
Shinohara Emi: The voice of Kaho Mizuki.
Shouko Tsujitani: A music teacher at Tomoeda Elementary.
Sonomi Daidouji: Tomoyo's mother.
Spinel Sun: The true form of Suppi. He is Eriol's Guardian.
Spinner: Suppi's name in Cardcaptors.
Spinner Sun: Spinel Sun's name in Cardcaptors.
Star Book: The book that protects and holds the Star Cards. It is called "Sakura kaado no hon" in Japanese.
Star Card: Clow Cards that have been transformed. They are called Sakura Cards in Japanese.
Star Comics: The publisher of the Cardcaptor Sakura manga series in Italy.
Star Key: The Clow Key turned into this after the Final Judgement. It is called "hoshi no kagi" in Japanese.
Star Wand: This wand was created by Sakura using her own magic. It is based on the Clow Wand. It is called "hoshi no tsue" in Japanese.
Steven Jay Blum: The voice of Mr.Terada in Cardcaptors.
Stevie Bloch: The voice of Rita in Cardcaptors.
Stevie Vallance: The voice of Syaoran's mother in Cardcaptors.
Sugawara Sachiko: The voice of Feimei Li in Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie.
Suppi: The false form of Spinel Sun.
Syaoran Li: A transfer student from Hong Kong. He is a descendant of Clow Reed.

T

Tanaka Hideyuki: The voice of Fujitaka Kinomoto.
Tanaka Nobuyuki: The voice of Bellboy in Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie.
Tange Sakura: The voice of Sakura Kinomoto.
Takashi Yamazaki: Sakura's classmate and Chiharu's boyfriend. They have been dating since kindergarten.
TDK: A Japanese company that helped create Cardcaptor Sakura video games.
Tobira wo Akete: The second opening theme of Cardcaptor Sakura. It is performed by ANZA.
TOKYOPOP: The publisher of the Cardcaptor Sakura manga series in North America.
Tokyo Tower: A key place in the series. More often than not, it is seen in Sakura's dreams.
Tomoeda: The town in which Cardcaptor Sakura takes place.
Tomoeda Elementary: The school that Sakura and her friends attend.
Tomoyo Daidouji: Sakura's best friend and cousin.
Tony Sampson: The voice of Tori Avalon in Cardcaptors.
Tooi Kono Machi de: The theme song of Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie. It translates to "In This Distant Town."
Tori Avalon: Touya's name in Cardcaptors.
Toshinobu Yamamoto: An art teacher at Tomoeda Elementary.
Touma Yumi: The voice of Suppi.
Touya Kinomoto: Sakura's brother.
Trendmasters: An American toy company that produced Cardcaptors merchandise.
Tsukimine Shrine: A shrine that is taken care of by Kaho Mizuki. It belongs to her family.
Twin Bells: A local shop owned by Maki Matsumoto.

U

V

Venus Terzo: The voice of Samantha Taylor in Cardcaptors.
Victor Entertainment: A Japanese company that manufactured and distributed Cardcaptor Sakura CDs.

W

Wakusawa Rika: The voice of Fanren Li in Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie.
Wei Wang: The person who looks after Syaoran and Meilin in Tomoeda.

X

Y

Yamaguchi Yuriko: The voice of Fuutie Li in Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie.
Yelan Li: Syaoran's mother.
Yellow Battle Dress: The outfit that Sakura wears in Episode 6 when she captures the Illusion Card.
Yoshiyuki Terada: Sakura's homeroom and gym teacher.
Yue: The true form of Yukito Tsukishiro. He is a guardian of the Clow Cards.
Yukie Kimura: A teacher at Tomoeda Elementary. She is Sakura's cheerleading coach.
Yukito Tsukishiro: The false form of Yue. He is Touya's best friend.

Z

Zachary: Yamazaki's name in Cardcaptors.