[http://claymorenew.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page Claymore], a manga and anime series, depicts a medieval world plagued by shape-shifters known as [http://claymorenew.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Common_Yoma Yoma] who prey on humans. The Yoma only opponents are female warriors called “[http://claymorenew.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Claymore Claymore],” named after their Claymore swords.
The series centers round warrior No. 47, [http://claymorenew.wikia.com/wiki/Clare Clare], who journeys on an endless quest for friend and foe alike.
The manga author, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norihiro_Yagi Norihiro Yagi], began the series in May 2001. Madhouse released an anime version in 2007.