Cardcaptor Sakura is a Japanese manga series and was published into 12 volumes of manga.
The story focuses on Sakura Kinomoto (the main character), an elementary school student who discovers that she possesses magical powers after accidentally freeing a set of magical cards from the book which has been sealed in for years. Then, she is tasked with retrieving those cards in order to avoid an unknown catastrophe from befalling the world.
The 70-episode anime TV series was released from 1998 to 2000. The TV anime adaption was praised for transcending audience of young children and being enjoyable to older viewers.
There were also some additional media productions : video games, art books, picture books, film comics and 2 anime films.