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New Live-Action 'xxxHOLiC' TV Series Announced

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posted by wonderclover on 9 September, 2012 at 04:46 am   ·   48 comments
New Live-Action 'xxxHOLiC' TV Series Announced

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.

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Comments

  • Posted by gabrielayamilet · 66,279 Jpops · 22 shares · 2 years ago  
    gabrielayamilet

    i can not wait to watch the real life drama

  • Posted by Sukun · 4,115 Jpops · 2 years ago  
    Sukun

    I would watch it. This Series is Amazing.

  • Posted by mizukana1203 · 2,521 Jpops · 8 shares · 2 years ago  
    mizukana1203

    i really love this anime.... haha... i love clamp... :)

  • Posted by Yominis · 889 Jpops · 1 shares · 2 years ago  
    Yominis

    Well, this could be interesting. Let's wait how it will turn out...

  • Posted by ASianInvasion · 35,724 Jpops · 1 shares · 2 years ago  
    ASianInvasion

    all the live action neeeds goos actors and im goood love the series

  • Posted by MissKanda · 670 Jpops · 2 years ago  
    MissKanda

    Well, at first I frowned too, but seeing as xxxHolic has simple scenarios and doesn't require many special effects, if the acting is good, I guess it may be a good adaptation. I can't wait for it ^^

  • Posted by XxRachelxX · 2,432 Jpops · 2 years ago  
    XxRachelxX

    At first I frowned. A live-action adaptation? Well... If it is done well, why not? I think it's good if you have the courage to do something like that. After all, the fans of the Anime or Manga have a decent idea. It will therefore be difficult to access these all are. I will have a definite view ^^ Am curious xD

  • Posted by shadownights99 · 11,837 Jpops · 80 shares · 2 years ago  
    shadownights99

    yay i LLLLLOOOOVVVEEEEEE xxxHOLiC so MUCH

  • Posted by silent2nja · 143 Jpops · 2 years ago  
    silent2nja

    i tried to search the actress in google and it came up with a really weird picture

  • Posted by Melizz20 · 76 Jpops · 2 years ago  
    Melizz20

    I want to see this, but I wonder if it be good.

  • Posted by LadyRedsama VIP CREW · 95,656 Jpops · 179 shares · 2 years ago  
    LadyRedsama

    OMG i loveee xxxholic!! really looking forward to this!!

    I'll be the voice to those who don't have one ♪
  • Posted by XIaNHUI · 701 Jpops · 2 years ago  
    XIaNHUI

    THIS WILL BE SO COOL!!!! And please don't spoil it....... m(_ _)m

  • Posted by dreamfighter91 · 565 Jpops · 3 shares · 2 years ago  
    dreamfighter91

    yayyayayayayyyyyy i am so excited!!!!

  • Posted by coraphise · 846 Jpops · 2 years ago  
    coraphise

    I'm curious, but at the same time is this a good idea? Seems many manga/anime aren't well received when turned into a live action series. I haven't watched any myself yet, what is everyone's opinion? (For this, or in general)

  • Posted by gomaberry · 9,867 Jpops · 12 shares · 2 years ago  
    gomaberry

    Can't wait to check it out!

  • Posted by marquee615 · 9,087 Jpops · 2 years ago  
    marquee615

    Awesome! I'm looking forward to it! :)

  • Posted by MissEvilCow · 2,130 Jpops · 23 shares · 2 years ago  
    MissEvilCow

    Uwa~ It sounds interesting. I'll be sure to watch it (^ ^)

  • Posted by Nancybug · 62 Jpops · 2 shares · 2 years ago  
    Nancybug

    Awww...How can I watch this? Anyone know a website or something? I know it's not out yet, but I loved the manga and anime...

  • Reply by MissEvilCow  
    MissEvilCow

    I'm assuming it'll be on a drama streaming site like epdrama or dramacrazy?

  • Posted by Inspirit · 6,231 Jpops · 2 years ago  
    Inspirit

    NICE!! I'm definity watching it!! <3

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