Clear Card Battle Costumes Inspire Hair Accessories by Mayla Classic

The fashion brand mayla classic is currently taking pre-orders for a line of made-to-order products Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Map hair accessories inspired by the combat costumes of the series.

The Cardcaptor Sakura Iconic Hair Line Object, which features the collaboration theme “SAKURA~Here in my Heart~”, includes the red and white Rocket Beat and the white-colored Clear. As their name suggests, they are inspired by the combat costumes seen in the animation sequences of Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Maprespectively the second opening song (“Rocket Beat”) and the first opening song (“Clear”).

The third accessory in the line, Candy Lotus, is inspired by Sakura’s Chinese-style battle costume from Clear Map‘s fourth episode and includes a tassel as part of the design. The fourth, Eternal Girly, is based on the costume seen in the series’ second episode and has a striped design.

mayla classic had already taken pre-orders earlier this year for Sakura card sensor-inspired shoes and ear accessories, also available in Rocket Beat, Clear, Candy Lotus and Eternal Girly varieties and sharing the same collaborative theme as the new hair accessories.

Pre-orders for the Cardcaptor Sakura Iconic Hair Objet line began on October 21 and will end on December 6 at 12 p.m. JST. Each item costs 6,490 yen (~$43.58) including tax and will come packaged in an exclusive pink and gold-themed box.

The original published by Kodansha Sakura card sensor magical girl manga by TO SQUEEZE ran from 1996 to 2000. The sequel, Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Mapbegan in 2016 and has 13 tankoubon volumes as of October 2022. The manga has inspired anime series and movies produced by Crazy’s house and led by Morio Asakaincluding a 2018 television anime adaptation of Clear Map.

Kodansha USA describes Clear Map as:

It’s spring, with cherry trees in full bloom, and Sakura has just started middle school. Her beloved Syaoran has returned from Hong Kong, and life couldn’t be better. But when she wakes up from a strange dream to find her helpless Sakura Cards, how can she save Tomoeda from disaster?!


Source: Press release

David R. Brewer