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XXXHOLiC: Rei Manga to Bundle Original Anime Blu-ray

posted on by Emma Hanashiro

The portal site for Clamp's xxxHOLiC franchise announced on Wednesday that the second xxxHOLiC: Rei manga volume will ship as a special Blu-ray Disc edition bundle on April 23. The 5,000-yen (about US$49) Blu-ray bundle will contain the xxxHOLiC: Rō and xxxHOLiC: Rō Adayume original anime videos released with the original xxxHOLiC manga in 2009.

CLAMP serialized the original xxxHOLiC manga in Weekly Young Magazine and Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine from 2003 to 2011, although it was renamed xxxHOLiC: Rō in 2009. The story follows Yuuko — a witch who grants people's wishes, but in return the person has to give up something precious — and Watanuki Kimihiro, a man who has visions. One day, Watanuki encounters Yuuko and she promises to get rid of the spirits that torment him. In return Watanuki must work in Yuuko's shop and help her grant other people's wishes.

Del Rey published the original 19-volume manga in North America. Funimation released first television anime adaptation and Production I.G's xxxHOLiC the Movie: A Midsummer Night's Dream in North America.

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