Anime Episode 21
Invasion of Pieta Part 1

Pieta shinkō I


ピエタ侵攻 I

Japan Air Date

21 August 2007

English Air Date

01 May 2009



Opening Song

Raison d’être

Ending Song

Danzai no Hana~Guilty Sky

Episode Guide
The Carnage in the North Part 3
Invasion of Pieta Part 2

Invasion of Pieta Part 1 (ピエタ侵攻 I, Pieta shinkō I) is the 20th episode of the Claymore anime series. It first aired on August 11, 2007.


The twenty-first anime episode of Claymore, adapted from the manga by Norihiro Yagi. The episode was first broadcast on August 21, 2007 and was directed by Hiroyuki Tanaka and produced by Madhouse Studios. It was dubbed by Funimation and released on DVD Volume 5 in May 01, 2009.


Clare and the rest of the Claymores prepare themselves for the next wave of Awakened Beings. Raki, Isley and Priscilla head towards Pieta while the Claymores prepare themselves. The Claymores perform well against the onslaught of Awakened Beings, forcing Rigardo to enter the fray to thwart any more casualties. Displaying his power, he dispatches Veronica and Undine with ease. Meanwhile, Raki discovers Priscilla in a cave eating the guts of a man. Raki screams for Priscilla to stop. Jean gets impaled through her stomach soon after Undine's death. Clare attacks Rigardo in rage, leaving Flora without protection. Flora gets vertically cut in half, from her forehead. His next aim is Miria, the remaining captain and strongest of the claymores assembled.


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