Category Archives: CLAMP IN WONDERLAND

CLAMP IN WONDERLAND 2 Ending Theme – Oh! Yeah!!

Oh! Yeah!!
Vocals: ROUND TABLE featuring Nino
Lyrics: Ito Rieko
Composition: Kitagawa Katsutoshi
Arrangement: ROUND TABLE

Within the dazzling light, the day quietly breaks
I want to be able to take one step forward

The new world is always filled and overflowing with joy
I think I want to be unwavering and strong at anytime

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Tsubasa Chronicle 2nd Opening’s Original Storyboard

I found scans of what appears to be the original storyboard for the second Tsubasa Chronicle opening sequence that was scrapped and replaced with its current inferior counterpart. The storyboard is a rough, black-and-white pencil sketch, but you should be able to see that it’s far more action-packed and powerful than what aired. I spent about five hours timing the sketches to the opening theme.

It’s somewhat difficult to interpret the scenes without the director’s footnotes, so here’s a summary:

-Syaoran walks through a desert with flames around him.
-Title card.
-Animated version of this gorgeous picture from the 2005 Tsubasa -RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE-/×××HOLiC calendar.
-Sakura holds a sphere with one of her feathers inside.
-Syaoran, Kurogane, and Fai riding on dragons, which was animated in the CLAMP IN WONDERLAND 2 OVA and it also included them in the aforementioned calendar costumes.
-Sakura raises the sphere and the feather’s light shatters it and the surrounding place.
-Brief childhood scenes of Kurogane (with his mother and father), Fai (with Ashura), Syaoran (with Fujitaka), and Sakura (with Toya and Yukito).
-Syaoran grabs a sparkle of light and the dragon ride scene continues.
-The scene cuts away to the three riding into battle on the dragons. This was also animated in the CLAMP IN WONDERLAND 2 OVA.
-Mokona’s wings unwrap Sakura as she raises a hand toward the sky.
-Brief shots of each character turning toward each other.
-Individual battle scenes for Kurogane (with a sword), Fai (with staff on chains), and Syaoran (with dual tonfas and a sword). Very similar poses were animated in the CLAMP IN WONDERLAND 2 OVA.
-Syaoran reaches out, as if trying to grasp something. Another hand reaches for him, which belongs to another Syaoran.
-The two Syaorans face each other inversed and spin away from view in a yin-yang symbol. This is also copied from a manga picture.

In case if you’ve forgotten what the real opening looks like, here it is for comparison:

CLAMP IN WONDERLAND 2 Opening Theme – action!

Vocals: Sakamoto Maaya
Lyrics: Sakamoto Maaya
Composition: h-wonder
Arrangement: h-wonder

Hello, goodbye, thank you, sorry
Good morning, good night, humming, lala, lalala
A strange tale starts from now
The entrance that doesn’t require anything is right over there

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CLAMP IN WONDERLAND Ending Theme – “Anata” ga “Shiawase” de aru you ni

I Wish for “You” to be “Happy”
Vocals: Hirotani Junko
Lyrics: Okawa Nanase
Composition: Nagaoka Seiko
Arrangement: Nagaoka Seiko

If rain falls in your heart
Remember me
I can’t be by your side
But at such a time, I also
Only think of you

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CLAMP IN WONDERLAND Opening Theme – Anata dake no WONDERLAND

Vocals: Hirotani Junko
Lyrics: Okawa Nanase
Composition: Nagaoka Seiko
Arrangement: Nagaoka Seiko

It’s hard to search for the “door”
But look well around you, there must be chances
Is that the shape of a door? A pitfall on the road?
It just might be hiding in the pages of a “book”

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