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Cardcaptor Sakura: The Sealed Card and foreshadowing the hell out of Tsubasa

In which I go through the second CCS movie and pick out all the parallels it has with the general premise of Tsubasa: The Reservoir Chronicle. Because there’s more than I initially thought there was, and it’s going to bug me if I don’t. 

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Thunderbird is a steel roller coaster in the Thanksgiving section of Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari. It’s the nations first winged roller coaster. It has a 0-to-60 mph launch in 3.5 seconds.

The signs as roller coasters

Aries - Fury 325 (Carowinds, USA) - B&M Giga - Tallest non-launched roller coaster in the world (325 feet)


Taurus - El Toro (Six Flags Great Adventure, USA) - Intamin Wooden Coaster - Rated best wooden coaster multiple years in a row


Gemini - Formula Rossa (Ferrari World, UAE) - Intamin - Fastest in the world (149 mph/240 km/h)

Cancer - Shambhala (PortAventura, Spain) - B&M Hypercoaster - Tallest in Europe (76 m/249 feet)


Leo - Thunderbird (Holiday Park, USA) - B&M Wing Coaster - First B&M of it’s kind


Virgo - Black Mamba (Phantasialand, Germany) - B&M Invert - First invert in Germany


Libra - Blue Fire (Europa Park, Germany) - Mack Megacoaster - Tallest loop in Europe (36 meters) and first inverting Mack coaster


Scorpio - Helix (Liseberg, Sweden) - Mack Megacoaster w/ multiple launches - Rated best new roller coaster in Europe 2014


Sagittarius - Goliath (Six Flags Great America, USA) - RMC Inverting Wooden Coaster - Steepest/Fastest wooden coaster in the world (85°) - (72 mph/116 km/h)


Capricorn - Takabisha (Fuji-Q, Japan) - Gerstlauer - Steepest drop in the world (121°)


Aquarius - The Smiler (Alton Towers, England) - Gerstlauer Multi-Looper - World’s largest amount of loops on a roller coaster (14)


Pisces - Manta (SeaWorld Orlando) - B&M Flyer - Has several fountains/waterfalls throughout the ride, and has a manta exhibit in the queue