xxxHOLIC is getting a live-action film adaptation that can launch in Japan on April 29, 2022. CLAMP introduced that veteran actress Kou Shibasaki will play Yuko Ichihara, whereas actor Kamiki Ryunosuke will play Kimihiro Watanuki. The firm additionally revealed the primary key visible for the upcoming film alongside the official website. [Thanks, ryokutya!]
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Directing the live-action film is Mika Ninagawa, who beforehand directed the live-action adaptation of Helter Skelter in 2012. In a brief message to followers, Ninagawa reveals that she initially pitched the difference of xxxHOLIC nearly ten years in the past. The upcoming film isn’t the primary live-action adaptation of xxxHOLIC. From February to April 2013, a live-action sequence aired in Japan.
Kou Shibasaki is a Japanese tv and movie actress, recognized for showing in different widespread variations akin to Battle Royale again in 2000. Shibasaki highlights the film’s set and costume design, make-up, and hairstyling as key factors to take pleasure in. Kamiki Ryunosuke can also be a veteran voice actor, who has voiced characters in Howl’s Moving Castle, Your Name, Summer Wars, and plenty of different anime variations.
In different information, CLAMP introduced earlier this 12 months that it could re-release Tokyo Babylon as a part of its CLAMP Premium Collection. The new tankobon sequence will characteristic up to date illustrations, and launch someday in Summer 2022. The firm can also be re-releasing xxxHOLIC each month as a part of the premium assortment.
The xxxHOLIC live-action film adaptation will launch in Japanese theatres on April 29, 2022.