The hanami (flower viewing) season begins in Japan in March, when people gather with their loved ones to picnic under the sakura trees. However, this is Australia! “Spring hasn’t sprung yet!” you exclaim. We agree, however since it’s Sakura season, we thought we’d take advantage of the opportunity to compile our list of the top 10 Sakura! Okay, so just stick with us here.
The word “cherry blossom” in Japanese is sakura, so we’ll make a quick translation remark here in case some of you don’t understand what we’re saying.
They remarked Matou’s best quality was her “soft smile and she’s not Saber” when I inquired what they thought of her.
10. Sakura Matou – Fate/Stay Night
Despite her numerous tribulations, she is a young woman with incredible natural force and strong inner strength. Shirou Emiya is the object of her affections, and she frequently lends a helping hand to him in his household duties. Archery prodigy with a soft-spoken demeanor.
“Rosie Rose” is presumably what you’d call her in English.
9. Sakura Sakurakouji – Code: Breaker
Before they realize she’s a martial arts expert, a gorgeous girl that boys want to protect. Despite her youthful appearance, she’s pleasant, elegant, and somewhat naive. After she gets off the bus and sees a teenage kid cruelly burning people with a weird blue flame through the window, her protective and good-hearted disposition becomes a bit of a problem. Code:Breaker, an organization that recruits killers with extraordinary powers and secretly works for the government, eventually entangles her in its underbelly. Make sure to keep an eye out for a handsome young assassin on your way home the next time you use public transportation.
8. Sakura Mizukami – D-Frag!
Sakura, a member of the Game Creation Club (Temp) feels that she has the ability to control water and use it as a weapon. This entails dousing her opponents with water and making them gulp down bottles of water as she smiles smugly at them. There’s no doubt in my mind that water limitations are her Achilles heel.
Idols of wrestling? What’s next on their list? What’s going on here? What’s that?
7. Sakura Hagiwara – Gonna be the Greatest in the World!
Members of the girl group Sweet Diva, Sakura is one of their cutest members. Sakura resolves to become a female wrestler in order to avenge a buddy who was injured by a female wrestler. It turns out she’s not that bad at it after all. Behind the scenes, what training do idols undergo?
My life is perfect; I have never had to worry about a thing; what more could I ask for?”
6. Ichiko Sakura – Good Luck Girl!
Her good fortune ensures that she is intelligent, gorgeous and never needs to put in any effort. Because of her ability to absorb happiness energy from individuals around her, she has caused havoc on Earth’s energy grid. Ichiko has an inflated sense of self-importance as a result of her good fortune, and she values material possessions above the love of those around her. After a long period of being alone and feeling isolated, she gradually learns how to be a more compassionate person.
Sakura frequently misses school in order to engage in combat. Even if a lunatic tyrant hell-bent on world dominance is present, students should not skip class.
5. Sakura Kasugano – Street Fighter
After seeing Ryu win the first World Warrior event, a high school student decides to take up the martial arts. In spite of her admiration for Ryu, she is a capable fighter in her own right who has the ability to surpass her idol’s abilities. As a result of her strong moral convictions, she is always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need.
This is where I’m living right now.
4. Kyoko Sakura – Madoka Magica
One of the most experienced magical girls around, she’s never without anything to eat. When given the choice between working alone or in a group, she chooses the latter. But after getting to know the other magical ladies, she becomes a faithful companion, prepared to put herself in harm’s way for the greater good. Despite her burning fury, she maintains a calm demeanor in the midst of conflict.
Having a cup of tea before going on a murderous rampage is not a bad idea. Maybe.
3. Sakura Oogami – Dangan Ronpa
No matter how strong she is, Sakura is an honorable and peaceful girl who prefers to be friends than battle… However, if you’re going to challenge her to a martial arts or wrestling match, she’s going to beat you to a pulp.
“Holy sh*t, my brow is looking great.”
2. Sakura Haruno – Naruto
After starting off as a relatively insignificant sidekick, Sakura became into an indispensable member of the team as she learned more and more about medical jutsu throughout the course of the series. Despite her prominent forehead, she was able to land the love of her life.
1. Sakura Kinomoto – Cardcaptor Sakura/Tsubasa Chronicle
Sakura, a ten-year-old girl in Cardcaptor Sakura, accidentally frees the Clow cards and has to retrieve them before they wreak any harm. A princess of Clow, she is infatuated with Syaoran, her best friend since elementary school. To find her memories, Syaoran sets out on a mission to retrieve them from a cloud of feathers. Sakura is a cheerful and enthusiastic girl in both of her incarnations, always ready to provide a helping hand when things go bad.
In the event that all of the leaves were to fall at once, “do you think you’d die?” I beg of you, please do not spoil it.”
0. Pet Girl of Sakurasou
It’s not a person, but this animation is so drenched in pink that you could float in it if you wanted to. Really. If anyone in the Sakurasou dorm suffers hay fever, I’d like to know.