The Best Episodes of Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE
Last Updated: Jan 31, 2019
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.
#1 - Goal of Glory
Season 2 - Episode 3
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?
#2 - Sad Miracle
Season 2 - Episode 4
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.
#3 - A Date with the Magician
Season 2 - Episode 6
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?
#4 - Ashura's Reasons
Season 2 - Episode 7
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.
#5 - The Endless War
Season 2 - Episode 8
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?
#6 - Two Memories
Season 2 - Episode 9
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.
#7 - A Feeling That Transcends Time
Season 2 - Episode 10
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?
#8 - Scribbling Mokona
Season 2 - Episode 11
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?
#9 - Hazardous Road
Season 2 - Episode 12
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!
#11 - The Five Eyes of Tchicai
Season 2 - Episode 17
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?
#12 - Kero-chan and Mokona
Season 2 - Episode 18
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.
#13 - The Distorted Wish
Season 2 - Episode 23
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?
#14 - Freezing Mitama
Season 2 - Episode 25
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?
#15 - The Beginning of Seperation
Season 2 - Episode 13
The episodes starts off with Syaoran and Kurogane deciding to take on the whole biker gang and hopely steal one of their bikes to ctahc up to the feather. They beat some guys but after the gang figures out that they cant take on Kurogane and Syaoran, they run away. Syaoran returns to the bus. The next day, the other people ther in the bus decide to help them and luckly they are able to ctach up to the truck with the feather but to make things worse, the biker gang came back to take revenge on Syaoran. Will they be able to get Sakura's feather back?
#16 - Three Badges
Season 2 - Episode 2
While Syaoran, Fay and Kurogane ponder which of the contestants interferred with the qualifying race, Sakura is chosen for the pole position in the final race. Afterwards, at a party thrown by Tomoyo, Syaoran rekindles his friendship with the Ryuuoh in Piffle.Later, Syaoran is attacked, but the fight is called off only for the group to discover Tomoyo is intently investigating the incident during the qualifying race and she asks Sakura and the others for their assistance. Then, Tomoyo decides to make a costume for Sakura (and Mokona) for the Dragonfly Race; Syaoran seeks advice from Ryuuoh and the race begins!
#17 - Black Steel
Season 2 - Episode 14
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?
#18 - The Imp's True Face
Season 1 - Episode 21
Kurogane tells Syaoran to blindfold himself and walk back to The Cat's Eye and that he can't take the blindfold off until he can recognize presences. While training, Syaoran notices that Oni have the presence of something which isn't alive. Kurogane and Fay leave Sakura at The Cat's Eye and go to talk to the lady that saw the new type of Oni. They find out that the Oni is created for the purpose of hunting. The new Oni seems to have Sakura's feather, and reveals himself to be Seishirō.
#19 - Hazardous Race
Season 2 - Episode 1
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.
#20 - Mirror of Separation
Season 1 - Episode 10
The villagers of Koryo storm the castle as Chu'nyan follows Sakura; meanwhile, Syaoran continues to battle the Ryanban's son and Fay and Kurogane continue to fight Kiishimu. Kurogane unintentionally frees Kiishimu from her imprisonment set by the Ryanban, by kissing her. Chu'nyan learns that her mother's spirit temporarily inhabits Sakura's body and Chu'nyan comes to understand the true meaning of hijutsu. Her mother gives her own hijutsu mirror to Chu'nyan and departs from Sakura's body.
#21 - The Steward of Illusions
Season 1 - Episode 13
The group end up in a new world, Jade Country, where there is an old legend story about a golden haired princess who possessed a feather with magical powers and they are convinced that it belongs to Sakura so they go to a forbidden castle with a deep river surrounding it to try find some children that were abducted. While they are in town, they are taking refuge in the house of a kind doctor, Kyle. But while everyone is asleep, Sakura sees the golden haired princess and follows her but then she is suddenly put to sleep. Now Sakura is getting the blame for taking the children and Syaoran is worried that she will never come back alive.
#22 - Resolution of a Boy
Season 2 - Episode 5
The group arrives in the next world landing in the middle of the ocean. They are picked up by a ship and when introduced to the captain recognize him as a villain they encountered on a previous world. They decide to trust him since he isn’t actually the same person and decide to help out on the ship. When Syaoran is taken to the engine room he finds Fujitaka, a young version of his dead father. After getting thrown overboard during a storm Syaoran and Fujitaka are given time to connect with one another.
#23 - Demon Hunters
Season 1 - Episode 17
Our groups of friends end up in a world which is frequently visited by people from other worlds. After they learn they have to register, they are allowed to trade a few items they don't need for money. Then they get to choose an occupation. Fei chooses to be a bartender, Sakura chooses to work as a waitress, Syaoran and Kurogane choose a job that hunt random monsters. Will their temporary occupation bring them any closer to finding Sakura's feathers?
#24 - The Secret Art of Gokui
Season 2 - Episode 20
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?
#25 - Cat and Dog
Season 1 - Episode 18
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.