CLAMP manga Gate 7 to be released worldwide this summer
Dark Horse Comics will publish the latest work from the manga-ka quartet
by Lauren Pang
Date Published: 04/26/2011
Gate 7. Photo courtesy of Boomtron.com
Popular manga-ka quartet CLAMP recently revealed that their manga Gate 7 will be released in the United States under Dark Horse Comics. The manga will be published in volume form in the United States as well as various other countries around the world, such as South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, France, Brazil, Spain, and Germany. It will also be getting magazine serializations in South Korea, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. The volumes are set to release worldwide in summer of this year, though more specific dates have yet to announced.
Gate 7, originally a one-shot manga, is currently serialized in Jump Square magazine and has been running in the magazine since the March issue of this year. The story follows high schooler Chikahito, who manages to slip into a dimension between consciousness and sleep while on a trip to Kyoto. He meets Hana and her two companions Sakura and Tachibana, who are charged with protecting the waking world and its desires.
Gate 7 is the newest work by CLAMP, the manga-ka quartet responsible for popular series such as Cardcaptor Sakura, Chobits, and Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicles. More information about the creators and their series can be found at their official Japanese website.