Claymore, Vol. 12 (Paperback)

By Norihiro Yagi, Norihiro Yagi (Illustrator)

VIZ Media LLC, 9781421519364, 200pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2008

List Price: 9.99*
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• Previewed and promoted in VIZ Media’s SHONEN JUMP magazine.
• Serialized in Monthly Jump Square in Japan (2001 to present/ongoing)
• An ongoing manga series in Japan – 13 volumes released to date with over 2 million copies sold in Japan.
• Named one of the Top 50 Manga Properties of 2006 by ICv2.
• Inspired an anime series in Japan, which debuted in April 2007.
• Anime has been a hit in Japan and has been licensed for the U.S. market by FUNimation (26 episodes).
• Creator’s debut work was Angel Densetsu (15 volumes in Japan)
• Received 1st place at 32nd Akatsuka Awards in 1990 for his work on Undeadman.

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.


Seven years have passed since the devastating battle in Pieta, and now a new generation of Claymores carries on the fight against the Awakened Ones. However, the mystery of Claire's fate, and of that of her comrades, resurfaces after a surprising discovery made by a young Claymore.

About the Author

Norihiro Yagi won the 32nd Akatsuka Award for his debut work, UNDEADMAN, which appeared in Monthly Shonen Jump magazine and produced two sequels. His first serialized manga was his comedy Angel Densetsu (Angel Legend), which appeared in Monthly Shonen Jump from 1992 to 2000. His epic saga, Claymore, is running in Monthly Jump Square magazine.