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Kanji: 逆転
Katakana: リバーサル
Romaji: Gyakuten
First Appearance (Manga): Chapter 39
First Appearance (Anime): Episode 11

Reversal (Kanji: 逆転, Katakana: リバーサル, Romaji: Gyakuten) is one of the Clear Cards that was captured after the mysterious clearing of the Sakura Cards. It's an anime-exclusive card.


In its card form, Reversal appears a black crystal mirrored with a white crystal, both are over backgrounds of opposite color with a diagonal line that separates the two. Outside of its card it appears as a green misty wind.


The card is detected by Sakura while she is at home, for which she goes to the place of presence together with Kero. In the penguin park, they talk about all thing's that happened there, including The Power putting the penguin king upside down. They are surprised that the penguin king is again upside down now together with the other penguins. As the card begin to put everything around upside down, Sakura tries to catch it, but also turns her upside down, although Kero prevents her from plummeting. Kero then comes up with the idea of ​​flying to avoid Reversal's power, Sakura uses Flight to finally secure it.[1]

Magical Abilities[]

Reversal Magic: It has the ability to reverse all the things in an upside-down manner. However it can not reverse airborne objects that are capable of flight.



  1. Cardcaptor Sakura Clear Card anime Episode 11


  • The kanji at the top of the card: 逆転 (Pronounced 'Gyakuten') means 'sudden change, reversal or turn-around' in Japanese.
  • Reversal and Hail appear in Clear Card Chapter 39 with the other Clear Cards circling Sakura. It is unknown if this was an error or if they were intentionally put in by CLAMP.