ASMIK Ace’s official YouTube channel started streaming a video on Friday for it and Shochiku‘s live-action movie of CLAMP‘s xxxHOLiC manga. The video consists of clips that includes Hayato Isomura as Akagumo, a movie-original character, earlier than that includes a trailer for the movie.


The unique xxxHOLiC manga‘s story follows Yuuko — a witch who grants individuals’s needs, however in return the individual has to surrender one thing valuable — and Kimihiro Watanuki, a person who has visions. One day, Watanuki encounters Yuuko and he or she guarantees to eliminate the spirits that torment him. In return Watanuki should work in Yuuko’s store and assist her grant different individuals’s needs.

Ryunosuke Kamiki (left in visible proper) performs Kimihiro Watanuki, whereas Kou Shibasaki (proper) performs Yuuko Ichihara.

Other solid members embody:

  • Hokuto Matsumura as Shizuka Doumeki
  • Tina Tamashiro as Himawari Kunogi
  • Daoko as Marudashi “Maru”
  • Serena Motola as Morodashi “Moro”
  • Shuri as Misaki
  • Nanase Nishino as Nekomusume
  • Sakurako Ōhara as a visitor who’s possessed by an ayakashi
  • Tenchim as a buyer at Yuuko’s store who desires her want granted
  • Ai Hashimoto as a Zashiki-Warashi spirit in love
  • Riho Yoshioka as Jorо̄gumo
  • Hayato Isomura as Akagumo, a movie-original character

Mika Ninagawa (live-action Sakuran, Helter Skelter) is directing the movie, with a script by Erika Yoshida. Keiichirō Shibuya is composing the musical soundtrack. The band SEKAI NO OWARI performs the theme track “Habit.”

The movie will open in Japan on April 29.

CLAMP serialized the unique xxxHOLiC manga in Kodansha‘s Weekly Young Magazine and Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine from 2003 to 2011, though it was renamed xxxHOLiC: Rō in 2009. xxxHOLiC: Rei is the newest manga, which launched in 2013 however is at the moment on hiatus. The manga is slated to return subsequent spring in Kodansha‘s Weekly Young Magazine.

The franchise spawned an anime movie, two tv anime seasons, and several other unique video anime tasks.

The manga impressed a stage play adaptation that ran in Tokyo and Kyoto in September and October.

Sources: ASMIK Ace’s YouTube channel, Comic Natalie