In a land overrun by yoma - monsters that feed upon human innards and take on the appearance and memories of their victims - humans are little more than cattle awaiting slaughter. The only opposition to the yoma is The Organization, a group led by a council of mysterious men who send out their all-female warriors (known as claymores) to do their bidding. However, The Organization is not charitable; a town must pay an exorbitant fee for their services. Likewise, many of the claymores care little for those who they protect. Clare, the lowest ranked claymore, lives only so that she may one day avenge her mentor.
Claymore contains: - lots and lots of cool female characters (and barely any fanservice) - monsters to fight (Yoma) - big-ass swords (Claymore) - cool fights between the female characters, wielding these Claymore, and the Yoma - transformations of the female warriors by releasing their own Yoma powers, called Youki - warrior/monster hybrids to fight (old warrior who used too much yoma powers) - Raki... read more
One of the best manga currently running. A wonderful story with epic battles. This is one manga that truly puts it's anime counterpart to shame. If you haven't read it, then you are missing out... read more