ASMIK Ace’s official YouTube channel began streaming a clip on Thursday from it and Shochiku‘s live-action film of CLAMP‘s xxxHOLiC manga. The video reveals Watanuki and Doumeki combating collectively.


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

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

Other stable 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 wishes 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 opens in Japan on Friday.

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 latest manga, which launched in 2013 nevertheless is at current on hiatus. The manga is slated to return subsequent spring in Kodansha‘s Weekly Young Magazine.

The franchise spawned an anime film, two television anime seasons, and various different distinctive video anime initiatives.

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