Sakura Is The Main Character Of The "Cardcaptors" Series That Ran For 3 Successful Seasons In The Early 90's
She Is The Daughter Of Aiden Avalon An Archaeologist And A University Teacher And Natasha Avalon Who Sadly Passed Away When Sakura Was Only 6
Sakura Is Also The Sister Of Her Older Brother Tori And Has Friends Madison Taylor, Chelsea , Nikki, Rita And Zachary
At The Elementary School Where She's A Cheerleader
She Also Became Friends With Miss Layla Mackenzie And Her Brother's Best Friend Julian Star
Lastly She Also Is The Rival Of Li Showron Who Is Clow Reed's Descendant And His Cousin Meilin Rae.
Early Life: Sakura Was Actually Born About A Year Or Two After Her Brother Was Born, According To Samantha Madison's Mother
In The "Cardcaptors" Season 1 Episode 11
She Explains That Before Sakura Was Born Samantha And Natasha Were Best Friends When They Were Young And Did Everything Together,
That Is Until Everything Changed When A Baby Bird Fell Out Of The Nest, As Kind As Natasha Was
She Climbed Up The Tree And Put The Baby Bird Back In It's Nest,
Finally By Accident Natasha Fell Off The Tree And Landed On Her Future Husband Aiden The Two Fell In Love And Got Married Which Explains The Cherry Blossom
Bouquet That Was Kept Inside The Jewelry Box That Samantha Has To This Very Day At The End Of The Episode.
After Aiden And Natasha Were Married Tori Was The First Child Of The Avalon Family Though It's Unclear When Sakura's Birthday Was
But, What Is Clear As Also Explained By Samantha Is That Before Natasha's Death Is That Her Daughter Will Be Named After Her Favorite Flower
Which Is Cherry Blossom
And That's How Sakura Got Her Name Plus Just Like Her Mother Sakura Liked Strawberries.
Cardcaptors Season 1: Though It's Been 4 Years Since Natasha's Death When Sakura Was 6 And Her Brother Was In Junior High At The Time
Now At The Age Of 10 Saukra's Life Started Out Normal At First Until One Afternoon Her Life Changed Forever When She Encountered The Clow Book
Downstairs In The Basement Which Is Also Her Father's Study Just Recently Sakura Has Dreamed Of The Same Book
And Her Father Had Just Discovered It At A Dig
But Neither He Nor Tori Could Open It Because It Was Sealed For Some Reason.
When The Seal Unlocked Itself Saura's Curiosity Got The Better Of Her When She Saw That There Were Clow Cards Inside,
While Looking At The Clow Cards Carefully She Came Across "The Windy" Card Which Is One Of The Elemental Cards
But She Broke One Of The Rules Of The Clow Cards And Which Is: Don't Say It's Name
Because It Would Bring Dire Consequences, But Unbeknownst To Her She Did Just That In Which Cause A Chain Reaction Of Letting The Cards Escape Except One.
Keroberos Who's The Guarian Beast Of The Seal Has Just Awaken After A Century Long Sleep Not Knowing That The Clow Cards Are All Gone But One
And When He Asked Sakura Where The Rest Of Them Are And She Replied That She Read The Card's Name That Caused The Fateful Accident So They've Escaped
Later, Kero Has Told Sakura About The History Of The Clow Cards And How Special And Powerful They Are,
Clow Reed As Explained By Kero Created The Clow Cards Centuries Ago In Hong Kong Until He Passed Away
Now Centuries Later Young Sakura Was Chosen To Help Kero Capture The Cards And So Kero Summons The Key Of Clow Which Is Small Enough To Be A Necklace
Which Is Later Transformed Into A Clow Staff In Which Sakura Grabs It
And Thus Kero Has Chosen Sakura to Be A "Cardcaptor" In Which At First Sakura Has Declined
But Kero Said She Has No Choice Because Something Bad Will Happen If She Doesn't
And So After Capturing "The Fly Card" Having 2 Clow Cards Her Quest Begins.
Later Madison Sakura's Best Friend Was Let Into Sakura's Secret By Meeting Kero At School
For Episode 2 Madison Later At Night Meets Sakura And Brought Along A Van Full Of Battle Costumes And Matching Ones For Kero
With Madison's Talent Of Making Battle Costumes Which Indeed Became Handy Throughout The Entire Series,
For Episode 3 Sakura Received One Of The 2 Cell Phones From Madison Which Also Came In Handy,
Then In Episode 8 Sakura Meets Li Showron Who Later Became Her Rival When He's Transferred Into Sakura's School
When At The End Of Episode 7 It Was The Same Kid That Saw Sakura On The Museum's Roof
After Teaming Up With Sakura For A While Li's Cousin Meilin Rae Shows Up At The End Of Episode 19 And Also Went To Sakura's School In Episode 20
Later, Meilin Became The First To Take On "The Fight Card" Until Sakura Later Captures It At The End.
Season 2 : Almost Throughout The Entire Series Both Sakura And Li Were Competing For The Clow Cards
That Is Until In Episode 7 Li And Sakura Were At Last Working Together
As A Team And Then In The End They Were No Longer Rivals
Before Meilin Left In Episode 8 To Tend To Her Sick Grandmother Back In Hong Kong Which Is Where Li Comes From
Also After Li And Meilin Are Finally Working Together With Their Fighting Skills To Knock Out "the Twin Card"'s Form
Sakura Successfully Captures It And Before Long At The Airport The Following Morning
Li Finally Admits To Her That He Has Been Wrong And That She's A Team Member Too
Even Though Earlier That Both Sakura And Meilin Has Reminded Him Of That Powers Or No Powers It Doesn't Matter Meilin Is Still Part Of The Team
At The End Of Season 2 Sakura Had Just Captured The Last Elemental Card "Earth" Which Gives Kero The Original Form But At The Same Time Julian Star
Who Is Sakura's Brother's Best Friend Also Transforms Into Yue, So, The Final Judgement Begins And Li Goes First To Defeat Him But Unfortunately Failed
When Sakura Goes Next, Little Doesn't She Know What Sakura Has Dreamed Came True That Night
But When Sakura Hears All Of Her Friends Voices Calling Her Name And Miss McKenzie's Moon Bell Causing Sakura To Break Yue's Spell Of The Vines
After Sakura Uses "The Wood Card" After Miss McKenzie's Moon Bell Finally Disappears Sakura Gets One Last Chance.
Then Sakura Figures Out That It Was The Clow Cards That Has Brought Everyone Together And She's Not Going Allow That Disaster To Happen
Then Tells Yue That She's Not Done Yet,
Suddenly, Sakura Begins Her New Chant Which She's Never Used Before Which Transformed The Staff Of Clow Into A Star Staff
Finally, Using The "The Windy Card" It Formed Into A Cage Trapping Yue At Last With The Final Judgement" Finally Over
Yue Has Just Declarered Sakura A New Mistress Of The Cards Then Yue Sends Sakura Into A New Vision
When That Happened She Has Met Clow Reed In The Spiritual Form For The First Time
Where He Tells Sakura When She Asked If He Gave Her The New Staff In Which He Replied That He Didn't.
Clow Reed Also Said That Sakura Did That On Her Own And Said It Was Not By The Power Of The Sun Nor Of The Moon But By Her Very Own Star
And He Tells Her To Take Very Good Care Of It And That The Star Itself Maybe Small
But It'll Burn Very Bright and Will Always Light Her Way
After That Sakura Now Has A Star Key Around Her Neck Just Like Her Clow Key Did,
Down Below, Now That Clow Reed Was Pleased To See That Sakura Has Became The Mistress Of The Clow Cards
And Finally Sakura Tells Her Friends That She Has Passed The Test But On The Other Hand
Both Yue And Kero Were Very Concerned And Worried About Sakura's New Power
But Just In Case If Sakura Couldn't Handle That Kind Of Power Both Kero And Yue Agree To Stay In Their Earthly Forms
Season 3: Eli Moon Became The New Transfer Student In Sakura's School Who Was From England, Since After "The Final Judgement" Miss Layla Mckenzie
Was At The Time Back At Her Teaching Job Overseas But Did Show Up Later In The Last Episode
Ruby Moon Is Also From England Became A New Student As Well At Tori's School, Later That Afternoon In Sakura's House
Sakura Was Sitting At Her Desk Telling Kero About The New Student When Something New Happens The Book Inside Her Top Desk Drawer Begins To Glow
And As Sakura Opens Her Drawer The Clow Book Is Starting To Change Into Something Different Then Clow Reed's Voice Tells Her That Her Journey Will Now Begin
And That For Now On The Clow Book Will Have Her Name On It, By Surprise
Sakura Now Knows That The Clow Book That Was A Red Thick Book Is Now A Pink Thick Book With A Different Design.
Then Suddenly A Weather Report On Television Soon Catches Sakura And Kero's Attention That Said For Some Unknown Reason The Mysterious Treacherous Rain Storms
Are Reeking Havok All Over Town, After Watching The Weather Report Sakura Along With Madison And Kero Are At Penguin Park Trying To Figure Out What's Going On,
Meanwhile Sakura Was Dodging Water Attacks Now Safe On The Ground And Out Of Harm's Way Quickly Sakura Begins Using The Key's Power
But This Time It Doesn't Work The Key Won't Transform Into A Staff .
Later In The Next Episode When Sakura Tried Again But Still Wouldn't Work
Suddenly The Water Splashes Surrounds Sakura Forming Into A Water Tornado Trapping Her Then The Water Tornadoes Soon Has Encased Everyone Else Inside Them
Sakura Then Thinks To Herself That If She Doesn't Do Something And Quick Then Everyone Will Perish
Sakura However Was Not Going To Let That Happen Then Suddenly As She Closes Her Eyes And Still Holds A Star Key In Her Hand, Sakura Started To Glow
Yue Wanted To Help But Kero Wouldn't Let Him And Tells Him That Sakura Must Figure It Out On Her Own
Then While Still Trapped Sakura Was Surrounded By The New Design Then She Figures Out What She Did Wrong
The Reason Why Her Staff Didn't Work Is That She Was Using The Wrong Words Forgetting That Since
The Staff Had Changed And So Did The Book Meaning That Sakura Has To Use A New Chant For Now On .
After Transforming The Star Key Into A Star Staff She Landed On The Ground And Begins To Use "The Firey Card" With It But That Didn't Work Neither
And The "Firey" Clow Card Falls To The Ground But Realizes That The Cards Needed To Be Changed As Well And
So When Sakura Uses "The Firey" Star Card With Her Star Staff
"The Firey Card" 's Form Comes Out And Evaporated All Of Both The Tornadoes And The Whirlpool Out Of The Sky Causing The Sky To Stop Raining
And Just What Yue And Kero Had Feared At The End Of The First Episode The Clow Cards Are Going To Draw Their Power From Sakura's Star Power
Before The End Of Season 3 , It Was Later Revealed That Eli Was The Cause Of The Entire Incident Which Would Explain All The Weird Disturbances
With Time Running Out Eli Has Casted A Spell To Create Darkness On Everyone And Everything As A Test For Sakura
Then Eli said That If She Doesn't Regain Some Light
To Break The Spell Before Sunrise Then Everyone Including Her Classmates, Her Father, Her Brother And Madison's Mother Will Sleep Forever
Sakura Now Notices That She Has 8 Left To Transform But Only 6 Had Changed And The Last 2 Didn't.
So As The Last Resort Kero Tells Her That There's Only One Solution: That Both Yue And Kero Can Go Inside Her Staff And If They Do
They Can Use Their Powers To Reach The Last 2 Clow Cards Eli Then Tells Her That It's The Only Way
Because If She Doesn't Transform The Last 2 Cards Then Both Yue And Kero Will Be Trapped Inside Her Staff For Eternity
With No Time To Waste Yue And Kero Went Inside Her Star Staff
Then Sakura Begins To Transform The Last Two Cards "The Light And Dark Cards" As The "The Light And Dark Cards" Begin To Change
It Looks Like She's Going To Break Eli's Spell Once And For All But Then As Just When Hope Was Running Out
Li Grabs Her Staff From Behind Attempting To Channel His Powers Through Her Sakura Tells Him That He'll Fall Into A Spell
But Li Says To Her Not To Worry And That He Has Faith In Her Now With Both Li's Power Combined With Sakura's Power They Had Managed To Succeed
In Transforming "The Light And Dark Cards" Into Star Cards Then Finally By Using "The Light Card" "The Light" 's Form Appears In The Sky Using Her Power To
Cause The Spell Of Darkness To Disappear Forever.
The World Is Finally Saved Thanks To Li And Sakura Who Worked Together To Break The Terrible Spell
With A Little Help From Kero And Yue Who Later Comes Out Of Sakura's Star Staff Unharmed Not Only That But The Strange Disturbances Are No Longer Happening
Suddenly Eli, Ruby And Spinner Came Floating Down To The Ground Then Tells Her That The Star Cards Belong To Her And It's Hers Alone
Then All The Star Cards Begin To Float All Around Her Realizing That She Has Transformed All The Clow Cards With Her Inner Star's Power
Meanwhile At Eli's House, Sakura Along With Her Friends And Later Miss McKenzie Join Up For Some Cake And Tea
Miss McKenzie Then Said The Reason Why She Helped Sakura Is By Under One Condition By Keeping The Mission A Secret
When Li Was Leaving To Go Back To Hong Kong Sakura Goes To Her House In Her Upstairs Room To Cry
Sakura's Tear Touches Her Bedroom Floor And As Her Magical Circle Appeared On The Floor Something Amazing Happens A New Star Card That Was Clasped
Inside Sakura's Hand That Came From Her Tear Called: "The Hope Card" Stating To Herself "Maybe There Is Hope".
Aftermath: What Sakura's Future Held Is Not Fully Known But What It Is Clear That Since The Series Has Ended
After 3 Successful Seasons In 2000 It Has Since Spawned Into 2 Movies In The Year That The Series Came To An End.
However The 2nd Movie Took Place 4 Months Later Since Sakura Is A New Mistress Of The Clow Cards Which Are Now Star Cards
And Eli Who Went Back To England Overseas
His House Is Now Torn Down And Has Now Changed Into A New Amusement Park
Sakura And Her Friends Were In 6th Grade When They Heard About The New Amusement Park And Decided To Check It Out,
Little Didn't Sakura Know That Her Quest Wasn't Over Like She Thought Because A Clow Card That Has Never Been Seen Before Was Glowing Inside
The Cracked Wooden Floor Of The Now Torn Down House Then When Li And Meilin Later Came To Visit It Was Later
Revealed By Li That It Was "The Nothing" Clow Card That Has Caused Sakura's Star Cards To Disappear
And When it Happened Everything And Everyone Started To Disappear.
Finally, Sakura Knew That There's No Time To Lose So Both She And Li Were About To Stop "The Nothing" And They Met Her Inside The Clock tower
Then "The Nothing" Confessed To Sakura That She's Been Sealed Away For Too Long She Was Lonely So She Stole Sakura's Star Cards
But Sakura Tells Her That Stealing The Star Cards Are Wrong When "The Nothing" Finds Out That What Sakura Had Said Was True
Suddenly The Stolen Star Cards Came Out Of "The Nothing"'s Sphere And Surround Her Then As "The Nothing" Was Crying
The Stolen Star Cards Created A Walkway Bridge For Sakura As Sakura Comes Closer To The Defenseless "Nothing" She Tells Her Not To Cry
And That Everyone Has Wanted Her To Come
So That She Won't Be Lonely Anymore Then As Her Magic Circle Appears Underneath She Was Turning "The Nothing" Into A Star Card.
But When Li Who Came Out Of Nowhere And Begins To Disappear Before Sakura Eyes Sakura Begins Screaming His Name And The Nameless Card Begins To Glow
Inside Her Dress Pocket Then A Huge Blast Of Light Suddenly Disconnects The Orb That Surrounded Li All Of A Sudden "The Hope Card" Flew
Inside Sakura's Hands And With "The Nothing" And "The Nameless" Combined It Becomes "The Hope Card"
Sakura Then Tells Li That It Didn't Matter If He Didn't Have Any Feelings For Her But She Wanted Him To Know That She Cares For Him Very Much
Then In The End Sakura Now Has 53 Star Cards At Last The Movie Ends With Sakura Saying That She Loved Li. Written By : Suma Frazier