New Live-Action 'xxxHOLiC' TV Series Announced
Sunday 9 Sep, 2012 - 04:46am UTC
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It's been announced that CLAMP's hit manga series xxxHOLiC
will be adapted into a live-action TV series. The TV series will be broadcasted on Japan's WOWOW station in early 2013.
Model and actress Anne will be playing the role of the witch Yuuko, with Shota Sometani to play Watanuki. Keisuki Toyoshima will be directing the series.
xxxHOLiC follows the story of Kimihiro Watanuki, a high-school student who possesses the ability to see the supernatural. After being chased by one of these creatures, he finds himself in Yuuko Ichihara's shop, one that can grant wishes. When he requests to have his ability to see spirits removed, Yuuko has him work for her as payment.
The original series ran from 2003 to 2011 in Young Magazine and Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine. Del Rey Manga released the manga in North America.