The official web site for Shochiku and ASMIK Ace’s live-action movie of CLAMP‘s xxxHOLiC manga posted a brand new clip from the movie titled “Haru no Nakayoshi 3-nin-gumi” (Three Pals in Spring) on Thursday. The video reveals Watanuki — a highschool boy who as soon as spent a solitary life as a result of he can see spirits — letting his guard down and spending a surprisingly extraordinary spring day with Shizuka Doumeki and Himawari Kunogi (full with bentō field lunches he made for everybody).


The unique xxxHOLiC manga‘s story follows Yuuko — a witch who grants individuals’s needs, however in return the particular person has to surrender one thing valuable — and Kimihiro Watanuki, a person who has visions. One day, Watanuki encounters Yuuko and she or he 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 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 visitor who’s possessed by an ayakashi
  • Tenchim as a buyer at Yuuko’s store who needs 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 music “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 present on hiatus, though CLAMP said earlier this month that the group continues to be planning to proceed the manga). 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: xxxHOLiC live-action movie’s website, Comic Natalie