It looks like the gang’s coming back together, bit by bit!
Earlier today, Funimation announced that Monica Rial and Jason Liebrecht will join the English dub cast for Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card. Rial will play leading lady Sakura Kinomoto, while Liebrecht was cast as Syaoran Li. A short video teaser was released to confirm the news, which you can check out below.
So @caitlinsvoice just caught @Rialisms and @ElCidRecords getting…. creative… with the Clow Cards AND sharing a surprise! ✨#CardCaptorSakuraclearcard pic.twitter.com/OS2KPOItDW
— Funimation @ SuperSaiyanShowdown (@FUNimation) January 22, 2018
The two actors are reprising their roles from the 2007 Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE dub.
Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card‘s dub will début on Wednesday on FunimationNow.
The new series, which adapts the recent “Clear Card Chapter” of the Cardcaptor Sakura manga, is being directed by Morio Asaka (Cardcaptor Sakura, My Love Story!!, Chihayafuru) at Madhouse. Kunihiko Hamada (Chihayafuru, NANA) is providing character designs for the project, while Nanase Ohkawa (Magic Knight Rayearth 2, Blood-C) takes charge of series composition.
Other crew members attached to the title include:
- Original Concept: CLAMP
- Costume & Card Design: Mokona
- Sound Director: Masafumi Mima
- Music: Takayuki Negishi
- Production · Writing: NHK · Kodansha · NHK Enterprise
Funimation describes Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card as:
The power of Clow is back with a new adventure for Cardcaptor Sakura! Mysterious blank cards and new magic await the guardian—is she ready?
Source: Twitter (Funimation)