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Title: xxxHolic: Rei Volumes 1 & 2
Series: xxxHolic: Rei
Author & Artist: CLAMP
Rating: 3 of 5 Stars
Watanuki, Yuko and the gang are back. Or more precisely, they are here “again”. While the shop continues to cater to customers, Yuko and Domeki make cryptic remarks to each other about Watanuki’s “choice”.
Both these volumes only received 3 stars because it felt like CLAMP was milking the money machine instead of telling a good story.
The stories about the customers are as creepy, yet similar, as ever and the interchange between Domeki and Watanuki is a bit stale.
On the plus side, having Yuko back is wicked nice. Lordy, now there is a woman!
I’ll probably continue to read this series as it is released here in NorAm, but based on these 2 volumes, I certainly won’t be buying the series. I liked how the original ended and this hasn’t changed my mind about that.