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Claymore  
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Description
In a world where monsters called Yoma prey on humans and live among them in disguise, humanity's only hope is a new breed of warrior known as Claymores. Half human, half monster, these silver-eyed slayers possess supernatural strength, but are condemned to fight their savage impulses or lose their humanity completely.

Type
Manga

Related Series
N/A

Associated Names
Клеймор
クレイモア
大剑
大劍
猎魔战记
獵魔戰記
Kureimoa
Mắt Bạc

Groups Scanlating
10sigh
Basement Scan
Binktopia
ChaoScans
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Latest Release(s)
c.155 (end) by MangaStream (301d ago)
c.154 by MangaStream (328d ago)
c.153 by MangaStream (362d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
27 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 11, Chap 59 (Alternate Ending)

User Reviews
Claymore by darknova42

Forum
76 topics, 832 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.7 / 10.0 (2763 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.68 / 10.0
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Last Updated
May 1st 2015, 5:52pm PST


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Year
2001

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Gekkan Shounen Jump (Shueisha)
Jump SQ (Shueisha)
Shuukan Shounen Jump (Shueisha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Viz (26 Volumes - Ongoing)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #485 increased(+30)
Monthly Pos #501 decreased(-45)
3 Month Pos #470 decreased(-21)
6 Month Pos #383 decreased(-98)

List Stats
On 7418 reading lists
On 1451 wish lists
On 1969 completed lists
On 238 unfinished lists
On 611 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Claymore to Publish 'Grand Finale' in October 257 days, 23 hours, 13 minutes ago
Ending Discussion 259 days, 13 hours, 1 minutes ago
Isn't there one more chapter left? 279 days, 10 hours, 49 minutes ago
When can I start reading this? 311 days, 10 hours, 5 minutes ago
Is the end near? 333 days, 20 hours, 32 minutes ago

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Best Shonen Manga   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Nights1stStar
December 21st, 2008, 7:04am
Finally, a shonen fighting manga where all the characters have well-developed backstories and the main character is actually SMART! If you're sick of lunkheads like One Piece's Luffy and the childish moralizing of Naruto, than here's a dark fantasy fighting series you could take seriously.
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WOW   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by 2cubaby
April 29th, 2008, 12:19am
When I read the first two volumes I thought it was a bit repetitive, and the story didn't seem to be going anywhere. However, I kept reading and now I can honestly say, "Damn it!" Because now, I wait eagerly every month like an opium addict for the next chapter. Spectacular action, suspense, twists, ciffhanger. It's all included.
As a guy, I'm happy to see that female characters are not presented in a biased and sexist manner that is found in many other mangas (oh let's say 90% of them).
Not everyone would enjoy Claymore that's for sure. But what's more certain is that over 90% will. Chances are, you're going to LUV this!
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kick AS# manga   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by reachingforyou96
July 9th, 2012, 5:48pm
Art is amazing, but i wished i read this when i was a little older, when i first started reading this manga i got scared (lol..). But anyways, this manga is a masterpiece and it creates a change of pace when there was a strong female protagonist. It surprises me at every turn and the plot is incredible. Just waiting for the ending with clare and Raki~ wooo
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It gets great   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by McCasper
April 5th, 2010, 12:45pm
The beginning was pretty slow, I couldn't tell characters apart unless they had different hairstyles, the main character is so one-dimensional its sad, only one male character I can relate to who only appears intermittently later on and my favorite characters are dying left and right. But these can't stop me from saying that this is an amazing manga.

The art in later chapters gets amazing and if you can hang on until the revelation of what really is going on in the world of Claymore the story is phenomenal. Now I'm addicted and there's no turning back.
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Amazing   
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by darknova42
September 8th, 2008, 6:08pm
The only bad point this manga has is that there aren't more chapters yet.

I love how Clare develops. She goes from a regular badass warrior chick to a superbadass warrior chick.
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My Favorite!!!!!!!!!!!!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by anais
January 22nd, 2008, 10:11am
Together with skip beat it's my 1# ranking Manga!!! Even if it's the Manga with the most cutted body's ever, it doesn't mather the plot is too good and you get used to it if you usually don't like that don't worry. (my lidle sister who is usually atractet to nightmares could still sleep calmlyafter reading Claymore.) And a freind of mine even read it at new years eve with the light of his i pod because the firework didn't spend enoth light. ; ] smirk i swear thats true!!!!

... Last updated on January 22nd, 2008, 10:15am
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Super   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by gekkoh123
June 12th, 2007, 12:42am
First 3 volumes are pretty boring but then... It became very interesting.
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GREAT   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by MtR_Silver
July 25th, 2012, 5:42am
one of my favorite mangas out there. Great plot, great character development, great art. Just one thought (always had this one), why is this a shounen? i would categorize it as seinen but hey. kick ass manga
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very nice...   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by totitot
December 30th, 2008, 8:02am
tried reading this 4 months ago but stopped at the first chapter... but maybe i wasnt that much of an otaku before compared to now... finished up to ch86(as of 30/12/08) and man this is nice!!! tried watching also the anime and its great!!!
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Addictive!   
Rating: 8.5 / 10.0
by Nosa
August 19th, 2008, 5:16am
The plot is relatively linear but thats no flaw here. The action is great and this is one of the shounens where I absloutely love the teamwork and felt the all actions were complimentary. A tragedy in a fantastical setting, what more can I ask? Proud strong female characters, nice action and an original concept. all mixed in one package.

Go read it, you wont regret it !!!!
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