The BEST Episodes of Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 15, 2020

Network: NHK

Sakura, Syaoran, and many other characters from CLAMP's mangas and animes are back in a brand new series: Tsubasa -RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE- (manga) and Tsubasa Chronicle (anime). However, they are not the same as you remember. Sakura is the princess of a peaceful, desert country while Syaoran is her childhood friend and the head of an archaeological dig that took his father's life. Instead of Tomoeda, Japan, they now live in the desert country of Clow with a mysterious ruin that Syaoran is excavating. One thing that hasn't changed, though, is their relationship and their hesitation of declaring their love for each other. However, that all changes when the ruins Syaoran is excavating calls upon a mysterious power within Sakura that has the potential of changing the world. Though Syaoran manages to save Sakura, her feathers which contains her memories all the way from the moment she was born are scattered into many different dimensions.

Goal of Glory

#1 - Goal of Glory

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired May 13, 2006

Sakura continues racing in her dragonfly while avoiding obstacles. Meanwhile, using the sensor, Syaoran and Ryuuoh find out where the interference for the race is coming from. They head over to the Piffle Corporation Building and find that Tomoyo’s secretary is the one behind the sabatoge. When they arrive they find that he is about to shoot down Sakura’s dragonfly. Can Syaoran and Ryuuoh stop him?

star 9.25
86 votes
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The Endless War

#2 - The Endless War

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 17, 2006

The statues of Ashura and Yasha continue to glow as the sky appears to crack, so Mokona transports Sakura and Syaoran to a different world, where they meet Ashura who appears to be in a war with Yasha. Sakura and Syaoran discover Fay and Kurogane (with black eyes), but are they the companions they have had all along?

star 9.25
86 votes
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Two Memories

#3 - Two Memories

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 24, 2006

Sakura has a dream that seems to have told the past story between Ashura and Yasha. It seems the two are tragic lovers. Anyway Syaoran returns, but with many wounds and his eye begins to hurt. Sakura unconciously kisses it for him. Could this be something she did as memory from her body or something else? Syaoran goes into town with the king's most loyal soldier, Kumara, to look for the real Fay and Kurogane, but with no luck. Syaoran has an episode in town with his still hurting eye and visions of his double harbored in a glass case with our overlookers. Our mysterious overlookers are unhappy about the sudden world change mostly because they had nothing to do with it. It seems Yuuko purposely made the world change as a favor to Ashura and also to stop the meddling of the overlookers. King Ashura decides to go back to the floating castle with just Kumara and Syaoran in her party to battle King Yasha and his underlings. It seems King Yasha decided to travel lite as well with just this world's Fay and Kurogane. Just one attack seals King Yasha's fate as Ashura defeats him. A glowing light emerses and as King Yasha's body disappears Sakura's feather appears.

star 9.25
86 votes
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Hazardous Road

#4 - Hazardous Road

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 15, 2006

The gang end up in a world that looks like a desert. But when Mokona takes out the feather from the previous world, it got swiped by a truck! Syaoran and others board a bus to catch up with the truck and they see a familiar face!

star 9.25
86 votes
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The Distorted Wish

#5 - The Distorted Wish

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired Oct 14, 2006

Chaos tell Syaoran about how there are more of Sakura's feather where they found the ones he had. Syaoran decides to go find them and Fay and Kurogane join him leaving Sakura and Mokona alone at Chaos's Palace. The place Chaos told Syaoran turned out to be trap. What is Chaos planning to do with Sakura?

star 9.25
86 votes
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Freezing Mitama

#6 - Freezing Mitama

Season 2 - Episode 25 - Aired Oct 28, 2006

Chaos had challeged Syaoran for Sakura. The winning gets to travel with her, but Syaoran's sword breaks during his previous battle. Kurogane trains Syaoran to master his sword. Will he be able to master Kurogane's sword and defeat Chaos and save Sakura once in for all?

star 9.25
86 votes
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The Library's Secret

#7 - The Library's Secret

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Aug 5, 2006

The book of memories - it registers the memories of the first person to open it, and delivers the memories to the next person who touches it.

star 9.24
87 votes
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Sad Miracle

#8 - Sad Miracle

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired May 20, 2006

Our heroes land in the next world and spot a new feather right away embedded in a protruding stone. But what's this the feather's not within a stone, but within the horn of dragon. The townsfolk proceed to attack the dragon with the objective of obtaining the feather, but they fail. Syaoran and crew go to help them out, but it seems these townspeople have been waiting for their return. Our heroes have a returned to the world where they obtained a feather in a floating temple from a god. According to the town chief their god had announced to them that on the night of the next new moon all the people who were revived from Sakura's wish will vanished. The townsfolk hope to use the power of the feather together with Sakrua's prayers to keep them living. With the help of Kurogane and Syaoran the townsfolk attack the dragon once more. Syaoran sliced off the dragon's horn with his hien. Together with the retrieved feather they go back to the temple where Sakura asked the god to keep everyone who was revived living, but the god refused saying the living cannot be brought back to life. Sakura absorbs the feather recieving a memory from a time her father told her peple cannot be brought back to life, which is why everyone should live wonderful lives while they're still living. With these words in mind the townsfolk accept the fate of their loved ones and all that were revived vanished once more.

star 9.23
86 votes
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Ashura's Reasons

#9 - Ashura's Reasons

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 10, 2006

The group arrives in a new world, but it seems that Kurogane and Fay landed somewhere else. Syaoran, Sakura and Mokona end up with a group of female circus travelers who worship Ashura, a goddess of war. Kurogane and Fay end up in the shrine of the opposing god Yasha. But all isn’t what is it seems when Sakura and Syaoran discover that the leader of the circus, Suzuran, and the priest in the shine, Souseki, are actually secret lovers.

star 9.23
86 votes
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A Feeling That Transcends Time

#10 - A Feeling That Transcends Time

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 1, 2006

With a final embrace from King Ashura a gian light emerse living Sakura's feather in King Yasha's place. King Ashura explains that King Yasha was never there to begin, that King Yasha has been dead for a long time and was only able to appear to be alive by the power of the feather's illusion. With King Ashura left in the castle she has but one wish: to revive King Yasha, but with the ability to revive life being impossible the castle commences to crumble unable to fufill her wish. What will happen to Ashura and will Sakura and the other safely escape the castle?

star 9.23
86 votes
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The Five Eyes of Tchicai

#11 - The Five Eyes of Tchicai

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Sep 2, 2006

After Fye put a barrier around them, Mokona teleported the group outside of danger but still in the same world. They try to hide in the library. Where to find out more about Syaoran's past Kurogane sets a trap for Syaoran to open the "Book of Memories" first but things go horribly wrong and Kurogane opens the book frist and Syaoran second. Syaoran is now trapped until he is finished seeing Kurogane's past. To makes things worse, the country security has found out where the group is hiding. Will they escape from the country security?

star 9.23
86 votes
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A Date with the Magician

#12 - A Date with the Magician

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 3, 2006

The group lands in a world that they have yet to see a ray of light. It seems in this world everyone has the power to use magic. This world chooses their king by a dream that everyone has and sees the same person, only the next king does not want to take up her duties and ever since darkness has been a foot. But when Fay refuses to use his magic to convice the king otherwise, they all get thrown in jail. Kurogane helps break them out, but strange soldiers come to stop them. Fay and Sakura escape while Kurogane and Syaoran stay behind to fight. Fay and Sakura come across the king. Who is this King and will Fay be able to convince the king to do his/her duties?

star 9.23
87 votes
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Black Steel

#13 - Black Steel

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Jul 29, 2006

Syaoran comes across "the book of memories," well a copy of it. Kurogane opens it and finds that nothign is written inside of it. He hands the book to Syaoran who opens the book and finds himself looking at a younger version of Kurogane. Can this be Kurogane's past?

star 9.23
87 votes
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Scribbling Mokona

#14 - Scribbling Mokona

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jul 8, 2006

Our heroes land in the next world, but what's this? Oh no our lovable gang has been chibified! Yes everyone is in chibi form in this next world, but Mokona is no where to be found. Everyone comences to look for him. It seems Mokona was resting in a room with an artist. This artist has the power to manipulate anything she draws especially with a new found pen which happens to be Sakura's feather. Mokona asks for the feather back when he notices our friends drawn in chibiform in a new world on a piece paper laying next to the feather. It seems the feather drew them onto the paper thus putting them in a story that can only escape by being drawn out. With Mokona's strong desire to save them he draws a story to help get them out. Will Mokona be able to save Sakura and the others?

star 9.22
86 votes
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Kero-chan and Mokona

#15 - Kero-chan and Mokona

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Sep 9, 2006

The next world appears to be uninhabited, but evidence suggests otherwise. While camping out, Mokona has trouble deciding who to sleep with. Mokona is lonely and converses with Yūko.Syaoran, Sakura, Fay and Kurogane wake up the next morning to discover they have become shorter than Mokona. Cerberus finds Mokona and explains that all humans have shrunk in the Country of Kero.

star 9.22
86 votes
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The Secret Art of Gokui

#16 - The Secret Art of Gokui

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Sep 23, 2006

Kishimu has taken Syaoran and Kurogane to her world. Where they find out that Ryanban's son is behind the attacks. He has found one of Sakura's feathers and is using them to control the minds of demons from Kishimu's world. Will Syaoran and Kurogane with the help of Chun Hyang stop Ryanban's son?

star 9.22
87 votes
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The Wings of Tomorrow

#17 - The Wings of Tomorrow

Season 2 - Episode 26 - Aired Nov 4, 2006

Chaos has trapped Sakura in a crystal then reveals his true form (A bird with millions of feathers that look like Sakura's). However, Sakura while imprisoned learns that Chaos can't control his body and to free him, Syaoran must beat his true form. Sakura learns who Chaos really is and why he wanted to travel with her. Who really is Chaos and will Syaoran be able to defeat his Chaos's true form?

star 9.22
88 votes
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Cat and Dog

#18 - Cat and Dog

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Aug 20, 2005

It seems Syaoran and Kurogane had stolen the prey of two demon slayer partners Yuzuriha Nekoi and Kusanagi Shiyuu as they introduce themselves Kurogane discovers from them that Fay and had given him and Syaoran the aliases Big puppy and Little puppy. Back at the cafe they treat the partners to some cake and tea while Kurogane huffs at Fay for the names (he and Sakura are Big Kitty and Little Kitty). The partners get called out for a bounty so leave promising to come back and swap stories. Syaoran and Sakura have a momentary heart to heart when Sakura almost discovers that Syaoran was probably an important person to her, but because of Yuuko's work she instantly forgets her discovery. Syaoran and Kurogan go down to city hall to find out about any strange occurrences when they are directed to the information booth. They meet a woman by the name of Eeri at the info booth who tells that lately demon have been showing up in areas they shouldn't and of a new demon that's appeared that takes the shape of a beautiful woman. They receive an address to a place where to find more information. Kurogane and Fay follow the address when they are surrounded in the streets by a bunch of demon ready to attack.

star 9.22
118 votes
Directors: Koichi Mashimo
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The Resolution to Live

#19 - The Resolution to Live

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Aug 27, 2005

This episode starts directly from where the previous episode ended. Kurogane and Fai battle the oni, which they manage to stay alive, though Fai's ankle is injured. New oni slayers show up in the store. The person that Kuro and Fai were directed to meet had just left the place. A stronger oni arrives on the scene, doing weird things once more. Syaoran is unable to do much, but the teamwork of the oni slayers takes down the oni. Fai and Kuro come back to give the bad news. At the end, Syaoran realizes that he cannot rely just on his kicking skills and ask Kurogane to teach him how to fight with a sword. The mystery man shows up once again, is he related to the weird incidents that has been happening lately? What about Sakura's feather?

star 9.22
118 votes
Directors: Koichi Mashimo
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Hazardous Race

#20 - Hazardous Race

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 29, 2006

After a strange dream, Syaoran wakes up in a futuristic world called Piffle and joins the others. After a chat with Yuuko, the group sets out to take part in the Dragonfly Race; the grand prize is one of Sakura's feathers! Nearly crashing into her, Sakura and the others meet Tomoyo Daidouji, the president of the Piffle Princess Company and hostess of the Dragonfly Race. Tomoyo decides on Sakura as her heroine for the race; unfortunately, Sakura is not the best driver and she crashes more than once.

star 9.22
89 votes
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The Other Side of Nostalgia

#21 - The Other Side of Nostalgia

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Aug 26, 2006

Sakura and Syaoran along with the other find themselves in what seems to be the Clow Country. However, they later find out that there are no people here. Fye believes this to be part of Sakura's memories and the only things present here are the things that she remembers the most, which is why there is not a single picture of Syaoran in his house. Fye says that the feather must be in the place that she is the most unknown to which in this case turns out to be the ruins. Will Syaoran get Sakura's feather back from the same place they had last been before she lost all her memories and went on this world hopping journey?

star 9.21
87 votes
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The Second Trial

#22 - The Second Trial

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Sep 16, 2006

Mokona takes Sakura and the others to country where they met Chun Hyang. When they reach the city, they soon find out that they have been attacked by demons from Kishimu's world and they have been stealing souls of the villagers. The villagers all avoid Chun Hyang since she belives that Kishimu wouldnt do this. Can Sakura and the others help Chun Hyang find out who is behind this and get all the stolen souls back?

star 9.21
87 votes
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Working Sakura

#23 - Working Sakura

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Sep 30, 2006

The group lands in the next world and finds the feather almost right away for sale in a jewllery shop. how will the gang pay it! Sakura gets a job!

star 9.21
88 votes
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The Last Wish

#24 - The Last Wish

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired Oct 15, 2005

As Syaoran, Fye, Kurogane, Sakura, and Mokona arrive to the next world Syaoran collapses of fatigue due to the previous battle. An elderly woman offers her home for them to rest and also tells them the story of the castle. She tells them that if they make it up there alive a wish will be granted to them, but many have tried and died. They decide to investigate and see if it is the work of one of Sakura's feathers. What will be their wish?

star 9.21
119 votes
Directors: Koichi Mashimo
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Princess of Shadows

#25 - Princess of Shadows

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 4, 2005

It is revealed that the Ryanban has a secret weapon which is in the form of a mysterious witch, named Kiishimu. Syaoran is still determined in getting into the castle that has Sakura's feather inside. Though he was hurt from the previous battle, he still plans to go inside.

star 9.20
89 votes
Directors: Masaki Watanabe
Writers: Koji Sawai