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×××Holic (×××ホリック Horikku) The first season of TV anime adaptation of xxxHolic began airing on Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) on April 6, 2006 in Japan and ended on September 28, 2006, with 24 episodes in total.
(Source - Wiki)



Watanuki a high school student plagued by yōkai which are spirits. They have a strong attraction to him. The spirits are invisible to others and encounters with them are extremely troublesome. When he walks into a shop that grants wishes. Sadly events in his life promise to become more unusual.

The shop is owned by Yūko, a mysterious and beautiful witch of many names and esoteric renown. For a price, she offers to grant Watanuki's wish to be rid of the spirits. The price, according to Yūko, must be of equal value and so, as payment, he temporarily becomes Yūko's part-time employee.

Watanuki's job consists of small errands dealing with the supernatural and household chores such as cooking, which he does alot of. His love interest, Himawari Kunogi, and "rival," Shizuka Dōmeki, occasionally join him in his work at Yūko's request. The three become increasingly close despite Watanuki's annoyances with Dōmeki. Because he's afriad Himawari will fall in love with Dōmeki.

Genres: comedy, drama, fantasy, horror, mystery, psychological, slice of life, supernatural
Themes: ghosts, occult, spirits
Episodes: 24
Age Rating: Teen


xxxHOLiC◆継 (Kei) The sequel --began airing on TBS on April 3, 2008 in Japan and ended on June 26, 2008, with 13 episodes in total.

Plot Summary: Still working to get his wish complete, Watanuki finds himself into more mess than he can handle when certain facts about his everyday life gets revealed and when he needs to learn the lesson of Yuuko the hard way.

Genres: comedy, drama, fantasy, horror, mystery, psychological, slice of life, supernatural
Themes: spirits
Episodes: 24
Age Rating: Teen


×××HOLiC 春夢記 (Shunmuki) OVA set after Kei.

Plot Summary: While following strange dreams, Watanuki meets some old friends & solves a riddle. These dreams eventually tie into another mystery involving Li Syaoran and Watanuki's importance in the world of xxxHOLiC and Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE.

×××HOLiC・籠 (RO) - OVA set after Shunmuki.

Plot Summary: Yuuko's time flow finally starts moving again, after being alive for an unknown amount of years she must depart now since she can't be hold by the world of the living any longer. During her final moments she faces Watanuki, her loyal servant and friend and makes her final wish, "stay alive". So Watanuki made the promise to remain in the store of the wishes until they meet again. Many years later he still keeps that promise giving hope but also taking important belongings from those who ever come to him to make a wish.

(Source - ANN)

So................ my question if you have seen it is if you like it or not. I love this anime and highly recommend it to those of you that have not had the pleasure of watching this.
BlackxSweets
yay! first I think!


Luvs it~ tongue.gif
Rainshine
I read the first manga a while ago, but can't remember what I thought of it.
It sounds cool, though, I should watch that one once I'm done with InuYasha. (167 eps... *shivers*)
ashiro
I've read the manga but I haven't watched the anime yet...i hear from a few of my friends that it was really good.
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