The BEST Episodes of xxxHOLiC

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Apr 19, 2020

Yuuko is a witch who grants people's wishes, but in return the person has to give up something precious. Watanuki Kimihiro, a man who has visions, 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. Based on the hit manga by CLAMP.

Half

#1 - Half

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 17, 2008

After learning that the Zashiki-Warashi disappeared while looking for his right eye's sight, Watanuki rushes to help her. Upon finding her, he also discovers the creature who possesses his stolen eye.

star 9.76
37 votes
Writers: Ageha Ohkawa, Michiko Yokote
Water Cat - Drawing Water

#2 - Water Cat - Drawing Water

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired May 15, 2008

By the request of the Neko-Musume, Watanuki and Doumeki work together to take the water from a well back to the shop. But they grow more and more suspicious of a woman standing in the window next to the well.

star 9.56
32 votes
Writers: Ageha Ohkawa, Michiko Yokote
Whisper

#3 - Whisper

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired May 22, 2008

A girl claiming her house is filled with scary and strange noises seeks Yūko's aid.

star 9.52
33 votes
Writers: Ageha Ohkawa, Michiko Yokote
Affinity Kohane

#4 - Affinity Kohane

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired May 1, 2008

Watanuki meets Kohane Tsuyuri, a little girl who is famous medium, and he discovers that they have much in common.

star 9.48
33 votes
Writers: Ageha Ohkawa, Michiko Yokote
Awareness

#5 - Awareness

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 12, 2008

Tired of seeing Kohane being harassed by the media and mistreated by her own mother, Watanuki takes her to the shop.

star 9.47
34 votes
Writers: Ageha Ohkawa, Michiko Yokote
Summer Shade

#6 - Summer Shade

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 22, 2006

It's summer and the gang decides to spend some days in a house by the beach. For some reason Doumeki keeps asking Watanuki to call for his help, but he can't figure out why. Unbeknownst to them, there's a ghost lurking inside. When Watanuki discovers this, will he investigate alone?

star 9.41
71 votes
Writers: Ageha Ohkawa
Left Eye

#7 - Left Eye

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 10, 2008

Doumeki studies some occult books looking for a way to restore Watanuki's sight, until a strange creature appears and starts to devour its contents.

star 9.35
37 votes
Writers: Ageha Ohkawa, Michiko Yokote
Peace Konohana

#8 - Peace Konohana

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired May 8, 2008

Even without knowing the rules, Watanuki is dragged by Yūko and friends to play some mahjong at Doumeki's place, unaware of their true purpose.

star 9.32
34 votes
Directors: Yukina Hiiro
Writers: Ageha Ohkawa, Michiko Yokote
Alone

#9 - Alone

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 12, 2008

Watanuki's little finger continues to hurt and he becomes more suspicious of Himawari. In the following day, he suffers a serious accident just after she touches him.

star 9.32
34 votes
Writers: Ageha Ohkawa, Michiko Yokote
Gossip

#10 - Gossip

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired May 29, 2008

After learning that Kohane is being harassed by the public as many believe her powers are a fraud, Watanuki pays a visit to her.

star 9.30
33 votes
Writers: Ageha Ohkawa, Michiko Yokote
Reminiscence

#11 - Reminiscence

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Sep 28, 2006

Watanuki reminisces about his childhood, when he was saved by a boy who became a precious friend of his.

star 9.27
44 votes
Writers: Yoshiki Sakurai
Truth

#12 - Truth

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 19, 2008

Watanuki learns that Doumeki and Himawari became Yūko's clients in order to save his life and hears from Himawari the truth about her.

star 9.25
36 votes
Writers: Ageha Ohkawa, Michiko Yokote
Ground Cherry

#13 - Ground Cherry

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Aug 3, 2006

Yūko receives a magic lantern, also called a "ground cherry", and asks Watanuki and Doumeki to take it to a very uncommon festival.

star 9.23
47 votes
Writers: Tsutomu Mizushima
Choices

#14 - Choices

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Sep 21, 2006

As Watanuki has more encounters with the mysterious woman, his condition worsens and Doumeki decides to intervene.

star 9.19
42 votes
Writers: Michiko Yokote
Temptations

#15 - Temptations

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Sep 14, 2006

Watanuki meets a beautiful woman and starts to see her every day hoping to soothe her loneliness, but somehow he starts to get sick and can't figure out the reason.

star 9.19
43 votes
Writers: Michiko Yokote
Buying Dreams

#16 - Buying Dreams

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 24, 2008

Watanuki and Yūko encounter a strange creature who deals with dreams and items which come from them.

star 9.18
34 votes
Writers: Ageha Ohkawa, Michiko Yokote
Nail Clipper

#17 - Nail Clipper

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Sep 7, 2006

Watanuki ignores some old superstitions and put himself in trouble.

star 9.14
44 votes
Writers: Miharu Hirami
Release

#18 - Release

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Jul 13, 2006

The situation involving the twin sisters start to get dangerous as one of them starts to bleed for apparently no reason.

star 9.07
70 votes
Writers: Michiko Yokote
Lamplight

#19 - Lamplight

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 8, 2006

Yūko decides to arrange a ghost stories meeting with Watanuki and his friends.

star 9.07
71 votes
Writers: Michiko Yokote
Return Gift

#20 - Return Gift

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 26, 2008

All is well now and Watanuki is now doing his regular errands for Yūko. Upon coming home from grocery shopping, he meets the Fox who is the son of the oden shop owner. He wanted to thank watanuki so he offered him fox oden. After eating the fox oden Watanuki wanted to thank to fox so he asked Yūko to grant him the wish to able to meet the fox spirit again.

star 9.06
36 votes
Writers: Ageha Ohkawa, Michiko Yokote
Unreasonable

#21 - Unreasonable

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Aug 10, 2006

Watanuki and the gang, including the Zashiki-warashi and the Ame-warashi, have an interesting snowball fight.

star 9.04
47 votes
Writers: Yoshiki Sakurai
Atonement

#22 - Atonement

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Aug 31, 2006

A desperate customer seeks Yūko's help because she is being haunted by a strange photo that she can't get rid of.

star 9.00
47 votes
Directors: Yukio Kuroda
Writers: Ageha Ohkawa
Contract

#23 - Contract

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 25, 2006

A teacher in Watanuki's school gets her hands into a dangerous item from Yūko's shop, the monkey's paw. The teacher's discovery eventually leads to her downfall and of the monkey's paw choking her.

star 9.00
72 votes
Writers: Michiko Yokote
Confession

#24 - Confession

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 15, 2006

When a Zashiki-warashi accidentally steals Doumeki's soul, Watanuki has to go after her to get it back, aloof to what are her true intentions.

star 9.00
72 votes
Writers: Miharu Hirami
Reunion

#25 - Reunion

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Jul 20, 2006

In order to make the Pipe Fox revert to its original form, Yūko sends Watanuki to purify it in a mystical mountain, where he meets the Zashiki-warashi again.

star 8.98
44 votes
Writers: Miharu Hirami