Popular fantasy manga xxxHolic is getting its very first live action film, which will open in Japan on April 29, 2022!
Titled Holic xxxHOLiC, the film will be directed by Mika Ninagawa with a screenplay by Erika Yoshida.
Ryunosuke Kamiki ( the voice of Taki in Your Name ) will play high school student Kimihiro Watanuki, who is troubled by his ability to see the supernatural. Kou Shibasaki ( Mitsuko in Battle Royale ) will portray the mysterious witch Yuko Ichihara, who employs Watanuki as her assistant and promises to take away his ability.
Created by manga artist group CLAMP, xxxHolic debuted in 2003, receiving a TV anime, anime film, and live action TV series. In 2021, it was also adapted into a stage play with an all-male cast.
Holic xxxHOLiC will open in Japan on April 29, 2022.
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