The TV series leaves the relationship between Sakura and Syaoran unresolved, but Sakura confesses her love to Syaoran at the end of the second anime film. In the OVA that bridges the stories of the original series and the Clear Card anime, Syaoran returns to Tomoeda two years later, just like in the manga.
Sakura Kinomoto is introduced as a nine-year-old girl who lives in the town of Tomoeda in Japan, where she attends Tomoeda Elementary School. During the Clow Card Arc and Sakura Card Arc storyline, she canonically ages to be twelve years at series end, in both the anime and manga versions.
Sakura maintains a crush on Yukito Tsukishiro for most of the manga and anime, but when she finally confesses to Yukito, she is gently rejected by revealing his love for her big brother Toya, and she realizes that she loved him because of his resemblance to her father Fujitaka.
- Some costumes and outfits Sakura wore in the manga, were not in the anime. Some made small cameo appearances in closets and backgrounds. Some costumes and outfits Kero wore in the manga, were not in the anime.
- As a child, she is naturally short in height, but slowly grows as the years pass by. Sakura's outfits change frequently throughout the series. Her most iconic everyday outfit is her school uniform, which is doubled as her battle outfit, the latter of which changes depending on the season.
- "Everything will definitely be alright." ―Sakura Kinomoto's catchphrase. Sakura Kinomoto (木之本 桜, Kinomoto Sakura) is a fictional character, the heroine, and the main protagonist of CLAMP 's manga series Cardcaptor Sakura and its anime adaptation.
- The magic staff (stick) of Sakura makes a cameo appearance in episode 47 of Keroro Gunsou. In Macademi Wasshoi! episode 8 in the beginning she makes a cameo appearance as a doll.