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New Readers: Claymore Vol 1: Silver Eyed Slayer 
12th-Feb-2012 10:49 am

Writer and Artist: Norihiro Yagi
Publisher: Shonen Jump Advanced

What’s it about?
In a pre-industrial world in which monsters called yoma infiltrate human settlements in order to hunt and feed on human viscera, female warriors known as Claymores (after the huge swords they carry) are employed to hunt and kill the yoma. Half yoma themselves, these warriors have the strength and speed needed to fight yoma, and the ability to sense them out when they’re hiding among humans. The warriors’ inhumanity, clear in their lack of pigmentation in hair and skin and their shining silver eyes, makes it hard for humans to trust them, and leaves them outcasts in the society they work to protect.

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