xxxHOLiC Shunmuki

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Synonyms: xxxHOLiC OVA
Japanese: xxxHOLiC 春夢記
French: xxxHOLiC Shunmuki: Chronique de Songes de Printemps
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 2
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 17, 2009 to Jun 23, 2009
Producers: Kodansha
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, MysteryMystery, SupernaturalSupernatural
Demographic: SeinenSeinen
Duration: 26 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 8.041 (scored by 3307733,077 users)
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Ranked: #5372
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Popularity: #2450
Members: 68,357
Favorites: 101

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For the appropriate price, your dearest wish can be granted at the shop of the peculiar Yuuko. Kimihiro Watanuki wishes to be rid of his ability to see spirits, and so as payment, he works for Yuuko doing whatever she needs him to do, from cleaning to errands to even helping out Yuuko's other clients. In xxxHOLiC Shunmuki, Watanuki and his friend and rival Shizuka Doumeki enjoy a meal with their friend Kohane Tsuyuri and her grandmother, reminiscing about how they have changed since meeting each other.

Later on, Watanuki has a dream in which he is visited by Doumeki's grandfather Haruka, who needs him to find some things in the family temple storeroom. Accompanied by Doumeki, he finds that this task is more akin to a treasure hunt, with each item leading them to another, and another, guiding them to an unexpected yet inevitable ending.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Kawaguchi, Tooru
Mizushima, Tsutomu
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Wakabayashi, Kazuhiro
Sound Director
Suga, Shikao
Theme Song Performance


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
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"sofa" by Suga Shikao

Ending Theme

"Cherish" by AZU

Nov 14, 2010
The xxxHolic Series is an excellent series about modern folklore, discussing a wide range of thought-provoking topics. The OVA does not disappoint either.

Story: Watanuki and Dōmeki enjoy meal and drinks with the fortune teller, where Kohane is staying. There, it's explained that everyone changes with every meeting they experience with others, and that all four there, and even Yūko, have changed from meeting Watanuki. Later on, Haruka and Watanuki meet in a dream, in which Haruka asks Watanuki to look for something in the temple's storeroom. However, as they look around, they might step into the realm ...
Dec 12, 2022
xxxHolic: Shunmuki is to xxxHolic: what Tokyo Revelations and Spring Thunder were to Tsubasa Chronicles...tying in the crossover segments missing from the main series. While Spring Thunder did suffer somewhat due to being unable to adapt all of the source material, I'd say that Shunmuki did quite an admirable job in comparison. I'm not sure completely, but my best guess is that it's due to the episodic nature of the story allowing them to concretely realize which details are necessary and add them in. Add in xxxHolic's "slow burn" approach to telling a story with lovely animation, and you have quite a stand-out indeed. Both ...

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Poll: xxxHOLiC Shunmuki Episode 2 Discussion ( 1 2 )
Carrie_J - Jun 24, 2009
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Poll: xxxHOLiC Shunmuki Episode 1 Discussion
Ahenshihael - Feb 16, 2009
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Jun 26, 2019 8:50 AM
How to watch this (order).
Wishy - Aug 28, 2010
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Aug 28, 2010 10:45 AM
the grandmother?
jet2r0cks - May 2, 2010
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May 9, 2010 4:51 AM
should i watch xxxholic before watching xxxHOLiC Shunmuki
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