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XXXHOLiC Rei is back after a 4-months hiatus!
Gorgeous splash page! CLAMP should play with fish more often.
We start with a dream sequence where Watanuki meets Haruka after a long time (he even says so himself!) They discuss the latest developments and also about Yuuko.
Watanuki wakes up from the dream after a shocking discovery. Looks like there is a customer waiting for him, an ordinary customer (after a long time, too!).
Or so she seems ordinary…
The customer looks a lot like Zashiki Warashi! At least to Watanuki’s eyes she does…
From what I could understand, the girl is having some sort of strange dream involving a cage….
18 pages for the first chapter of volume 5. Next chapter will be out on December 26 — we’re still stuck with monthly chapters after all =/