The official website for Shochiku and ASMIK Ace’s live-action film of CLAMP‘s xxxHOLiC manga posted a “Sore ga Kono Sekai no Rule” (Those Are the Rules of This World) clip on Thursday. The video previews when the two foremost leads Yuuko and Watanuki first meet.


The genuine xxxHOLiC manga‘s story follows Yuuko — a witch who grants people’s wants, nevertheless in return the actual individual has to give up one factor treasured — and Kimihiro Watanuki, an individual who has visions. One day, Watanuki encounters Yuuko and he or she ensures to put off the spirits that torment him. In return Watanuki ought to work in Yuuko’s retailer and help her grant completely different people’s wants.

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

Other strong members embrace:

  • 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 customer who’s possessed by an ayakashi
  • Tenchim as a purchaser at Yuuko’s retailer who wants her need 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 film, with a script by Erika Yoshida. Keiichirō Shibuya is composing the musical soundtrack. The band SEKAI NO OWARI performs the theme music “Habit.”

The film will open in Japan on April 29.

CLAMP serialized the distinctive xxxHOLiC manga in Kodansha‘s Weekly Young Magazine and Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine from 2003 to 2011, although it was renamed xxxHOLiC: Rō in 2009. xxxHOLiC: Rei is the newest manga, which launched in 2013 (nevertheless is in the mean time on hiatus). The franchise spawned an anime film, two television anime seasons, and a number of other different genuine video anime initiatives.

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

Sources: xxxHOLiC live-action film’s website, Comic Natalie