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The Best Anime Like XxxHolic 

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Updated October 13, 2018 204 votes 49 voters 2.4k views 20 items

List Rules Vote up the anime most similar to xxxHolic (not just the ones you like.)

If you need recommendations for anime similar to xxxHolic, we've got plenty of options for you. One that comes immediately to mind is the anime Mushi-shi, which like xxxHolic centers on a person's ability to interact with non-humans. There's also Bakemonogatari and Natsume's Book of Friends. Still other anime like the dark fantasy of xxxHolic include Hell Girl, Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei, and Mononoke, which follows a medicine seller as he also deals with ayakashi (unnatural spirits).

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Natsume's Book of Friend... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime Like XxxHolic
Natsume's Book of Friends
Natsume's Book of Friends is a Japanese fantasy manga series by Yuki Midorikawa. It began serialization by Hakusensha in the shōjo manga magazine LaLa DX in 2005, before switching to LaLa in ...more

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Mushi-shi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Like XxxHolic
Mushishi is set in an imaginary time between the Edo and Meiji periods, featuring some 19th-century technology but with Japan still as a "closed country." The story features ubiquitous ...more

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Ghost Hunt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anime Like XxxHolic
Ghost Hunt, originally titled Akuryō Series, is a light novel series written by Fuyumi Ono. It follows the adventures of the Shibuya Psychic Research Center as they investigate mysterious ...more

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Death Parade is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Like XxxHolic
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Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sense... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Like XxxHolic
Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei
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Natsume's Book of Friend... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Like XxxHolic
Natsume's Book of Friends Season 2
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Hell Girl is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Like XxxHolic
Hell Girl, also known as Jigoku Shōjo: Girl from Hell, is an anime series produced by Aniplex and Studio Deen. It focuses on the existence of a supernatural system that allows people to take ...more

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Pet Shop of Horrors is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Like XxxHolic
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Dusk Maiden of Amnesia ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Like XxxHolic
The story revolves around a first-year high school student, Teiichi Niiya who had just enrolled at Seikyou Private Academy. When he gets lost in one of the school's old building, he meets a girl ...more

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Princess Resurrection is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime Like XxxHolic
Princess Resurrection is a Japanese horror comedy manga by Yasunori Mitsunaga. The manga was serialized monthly in Monthly Shōnen Sirius magazine and published by Kodansha. A 26-episode anime ...more

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Bakemonogatari is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime Like XxxHolic
Monogatari is the general name for a series of Japanese light novels written by Japanese novelist Nisio Isin and illustrated by Taiwanese illustrator Vofan. The Monogatari series revolves around ...more

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Black Butler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Like XxxHolic
Action, Mystery, Comedy
Black Butler (A-1 Pictures, 2008) is a Japanese anime series based on the manga by Yana Toboso. Aided by Sebastian Michaelis, his loyal butler with seemingly inhuman abilities, Young Ciel ...more

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Hell Girl: Two Mirrors ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Like XxxHolic
Hell Girl: Two Mirrors
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Nura: Rise of the Yokai ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime Like XxxHolic
Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, known in Japan as Nurarihyon's Grandson, is a manga series written and illustrated by Hiroshi Shiibashi. The series was first published in Shueisha as a oneshot in ...more

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The Ancient Magus' Bride... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime Like XxxHolic
The Ancient Magus' Bride
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Bleach is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Like XxxHolic
Bleach is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tite Kubo. Bleach follows the adventures of the hotheaded teenager Ichigo Kurosaki after he obtains the powers of a Soul Reaper from ...more

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Tactics is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Like XxxHolic
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Serial Experiments Lain ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime Like XxxHolic
Serial Experiments Lain is an anime series directed by Ryutaro Nakamura, with character design by Yoshitoshi ABe, screenplay written by Chiaki J. Konaka, and produced by Yasuyuki Ueda for ...more

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Shiki is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Like XxxHolic
Shiki is a horror novel by Japanese novelist Fuyumi Ono.An anime adaptation of the manga by Daume began broadcasting on July 8, 2010. The story takes place in a particularly hot summer in the ...more

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Mononoke is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Like XxxHolic
Mononoke is a Japanese animated television series produced by Toei Animation. A spin-off of 2006's horror anthology series Ayakashi: Samurai Horror Tales, Mononoke follows the character of the ...more

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