X, Vol. 2
(VIZ Media LLC, Paperback, 9781421540429, 584pp.)
Publication Date: April 17, 2012
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The fate of the world as at stake in this lavishly illustrated masterwork from manga supergroup CLAMP!
Reads R to L (Japanese Style).
X, the epic series from CLAMP, is now available in this deluxe collector’s edition. The pages have been recomposed in the original right-to-left reading order and restored to the highest quality. Each volume contains three of the original graphic novels, along with gorgeous, full-color illustrations never before published outside Japan!
Japan's greatest seer, the blind prophet Hinoto, has foretold the end of the world. At the center of her prophecy is a young man named Kamui Shiro, who possesses startling psychic powers. But Kamui is far from alone in this destiny. Armies are gathering, other people with unique powers: the “Seven Seals,” who seem to be Kamui's allies, and the “Seven Angels,” who might be his enemies. All are somehow linked to the destruction to come, and all are now coming to Tokyo to choose sides in the upcoming battle.
CLAMP is an artistic team of four women— Satsuki Igarashi, Mokona, Tsubaki Nekoi, and Nanase Ohkawa— whose works are beloved by fans worldwide. They debuted with the manga RG Veda in 1989 and went on to create such internationally bestselling series as X, Magic Knight Rayearth, Cardcaptor Sakura, Angelic Layer, Chobits, xxxHolic and Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE, all of which have been adapted into TV anime series. In addition to manga, CLAMP also produces illustrations, book designs, screenplays, and essays.