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Live-Action xxxHOLiC Movie Shares Stylish Teaser Trailer


Following up on its recent announcement, the second teaser trailer is here for the live-action xxxHOLiC movie. In addition to meeting some of the main characters briefly, this one offers a look at the stylish visuals that evoke CLAMP’s original manga.

Two new cast members were also announced for the movie, including DAOKO as Maru (Marudashi and Serena Motola as Moro (Morodashi). This pair of mysterious girls live with Yuko, and you can get a closer look in the image below.

The xxxHOLiC film will be directed by Mika Ninagawa, who’s known for her films like Helter Skelter and the Netflix series Followers. The script is by Erika Yoshida, who’s worked on anime series like Lupin III: Part IV and Tiger & Bunny.

xxxHOLiC launched in 2003 and ran until 2011. with plenty of spinoffs, adaptations and other works following. Here’s how Kodansha describes it:

Kimihiro Watanuki is haunted by visions of ghosts and spirits. He seeks help from a mysterious woman named Yuko, who claims she can help. However, Watanuki must work for Yuko in order to pay for her aid. Soon Watanuki finds himself employed in Yuko’s shop where he sees things and meets customers that are stranger than anything he could have ever imagined.

Source: Official website