The live action adaptation of CLAMP’s paranormal occult manga, xxxHOLIC, is set to launch next year.

bgCast in the lead role as the mysterious witch Yuko is actress Anne, while playing opposite her as her new assistant is Shouta Sometani as Watanuki.

The series follows Yuko, a witch with the ability to grant wishes in return for payment of some sort from those who seek her powers. Joining her is Watanuki, a boy with the ability to see ghosts. xxxHOLIC’s story begins when Watanuki seeks out Yuko’s help in ridding himself of his special ability, which will only be achieved after he has helped out at her shop for some time.

The series is set to run for eight episodes and will premiere February 24th, 2013.

Source: WOWOW xxxHOLIC Homepage