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Japanese: Clover
English: Clover
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 4
Chapters: 20
Status: Finished
Published: 1997 to 1999
Genres: Drama Drama, Fantasy Fantasy, Romance Romance, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi
Demographic: Shoujo Shoujo
Serialization: Amie Magazine
Authors: CLAMP (Story & Art)


Score: 7.541 (scored by 66666,666 users)
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Ranked: #26122
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Popularity: #1092
Members: 16,459
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Retiring as a soldier of the government of a high-tech city, Fay Ryu Kazuhiko's transition into civilian life is cut short when his superior, General Ko, summons him. Having a leaf imprinted onto his hand by code, Kazuhiko is entrusted with a secret task to deliver a "package"—a girl with white hair and evergreen eyes whom he finds singing in a birdcage-like building. All Kazuhiko knows is that her name is Suu, and for whatever reason, she wishes to go to Fairy Park.

As his friends Lan and Gingetsu help set up a transport module for the duo, Kazuhiko suspects that there is more to Suu than he knows. Not only is their transport intercepted, but the two are also pursued by Bols—a face that is uncomfortably familiar to Kazuhiko and who seems to have received his own mission to seek out Suu. The truth behind the discreet nature of this operation, Suu's existence, and even a possible connection between her and Kazuhiko may all be linked to just one word: clover.

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Clover was published in English by Tokyopop from May 15, 2001 to March 20, 2002 before the company went defunct. The license was then acquired by Dark Horse, who released the title in one complete omnibus volume on May 13, 2009 as well as digitally on May 21, 2014. Kodansha Comics USA later republished all four volumes as one omnibus volume digitally on June 30, 2020 and in print on September 8, 2020.

The series has also been released in French as Trèfle by Pika Édition from July 18, 2000 to November 12, 2001 and in German by Carlsen Verlag.

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Jul 8, 2010
Clover is a dark, poignant little fairytale.

It holds a special place in my heart, being a big vinatge CLAMP fan. Though technically an unfinished work (CLAMP claims that two further volumes were planned to complete the story) I personally hope they never complete the story. There's something about the jumps in time and the incomplete nature of the 4 volumes available that I prefer to think of it as a completed whole. It just works; and this is why Clover has recently been re-released in Omnibus form by Dark Horse.

Concerning art and pacing, Clover is one of the most beautiful manga I have ever ...
May 18, 2011
Mixed Feelings
Style over substance is the best way to describe this series.

Stylistically this manga was innovative and artistic - lots of song lyrics positioned to match the mood of the scene, lots of negative space and white backgrounds that created a bleak and somber atmosphere in your mind while reading, and lots of chapters that are 1 or 2 pages long.

All of that is fine and I do have an appreciation for serious/quirky series (I am an Utena fan after all). What turned me off was that the ENTIRE manga was like this - all 4 volumes - with heavy style but very little character, plot, ...
Jan 30, 2015
Hm, where should I start with this review? I remember back in my early days on the Internet, I remember seeing pictures of Sue everywhere. I recognized the art as CLAMP but I wasn’t aware she was from a manga series until I actually started to read about CLAMP. I longed for the day to read it because I really loved their ideas for stories and I wanted to explore what other worlds they have created.

And, honestly, I’m not quite sure what I read. The setting takes place in a retro like world that has steampunk. I suppose that’s interesting in itself – I’m not ...

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