I tried to do a thing. I SERIOUSLY JUST want to help explain Gate 7 because I know people ARE confused by it? But… yeah. Dunno if this’ll help or not. I know it’s tl;dr and I apologize for that.
seriously kids I know it can get a bit heavy on the infodumping in the first volume but it’s not actually that bad and once you make it past that you have a) loads and loads of really fucking adorable characters, all of whom are original to this manga, b) some of the most absolutely gorgeous fight scenes CLAMP has ever drawn, in my opinion, and c) IEMITSU