Yūko Ichihara

Yūko Ichihara is a fictional character from the manga xxxHolic created by the team Clamp.wikipedia
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XxxHolic

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Yūko Ichihara is a fictional character from the manga xxxHolic created by the team Clamp.
The series, which crosses over with another Clamp work Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle, revolves around Kimihiro Watanuki, a high-school student disturbed by his ability to see the supernatural, and Yūko Ichihara, a witch who owns a wish-granting shop.

Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle

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She is also featured in the crossover manga Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle where she assists the main characters in their journey across the multiverse, and is known as "The Dimension Witch," a title that reflects her unique reach in time and space.
The Dimensional Witch Yūko Ichihara instructs him to go with two people, Kurogane and Fai D. Flowright.

Sayaka Ohara

In the anime, she is voiced by Sayaka Ohara in Japanese and Colleen Clinkenbeard in English.
Her major roles include Layla Hamilton in Kaleido Star, Yūko Ichihara in xxxHolic and Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle, Alicia Florence in Aria, Beatrice in Umineko no Naku Koro ni, Milly Ashford in Code Geass, Erza Scarlet in Fairy Tail, Irisviel in the Fate/Zero and Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya series and the initial voice of Gammisers in episode 27-34 of Kamen Rider Ghost.

Colleen Clinkenbeard

In the anime, she is voiced by Sayaka Ohara in Japanese and Colleen Clinkenbeard in English.
Having starred as Rachel Moore in the long-running detective series Case Closed, she then served as the ADR director on Fullmetal Alchemist which aired on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim and would star in many other popular anime shows including as Monkey D. Luffy in the Funimation dub of One Piece; the young Goku and Gohan in Dragon Ball Z Kai; Yuko Ichihara in xxxHolic, Riza Hawkeye in the Fullmetal Alchemist series and Erza Scarlet in Fairy Tail.

Kimihiro Watanuki

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In the series' start, she hires teenager Kimihiro Watanuki as her assistant so that his work will be his price for granting his wish of protecting him from yokai.
In order to lose such powers, Watanuki starts working for the witch Yūko Ichihara who will grant his wish once he pays the price for her services.

Syaoran (Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle)

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Across both xxxHolic and Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle, Yūko remains in contact with the teenager named Syaoran and his companions.
After Sakura's memories are scattered in the form of feathers throughout many dimensions, Syaoran meets Yūko Ichihara, a witch who gives him, Fai D. Flowright, and Kurogane—her other clients—Mokona Modoki; a creature that can transport them to different dimensions.

List of Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle characters

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In order to grant him the ability of travelling across dimensions and save his friend Sakura, Yūko uses a pair of creatures named Mokona Modoki that are able to cross worlds.
To save her, Syaoran takes her to the Dimensional Witch Yūko Ichihara where he meets two more of the series' protagonists who have arrived with similar wishes: Kurogane, a rough-mannered ninja, and Fai D. Flowright, a laid-back magician with a dark past.

Sakura (Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle)

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In order to grant him the ability of travelling across dimensions and save his friend Sakura, Yūko uses a pair of creatures named Mokona Modoki that are able to cross worlds.
To retrieve the feathers and save her life, she and Syaoran go to Yūko Ichihara, who gives them Mokona Modoki to help them travel to parallel worlds.

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Yūko created these creatures alongside the sorcerer Clow Reed in anticipation for the series' events.
Clow Reed also appears in two additional CLAMP works, Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle and xxxHolic, where he has another descendant named Fei-Wang Reed and worked with the Dimensional Witch Yūko Ichihara in arranging the series of events in the former series.

XxxHolic: A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Outside the manga, Yuko has also appeared in the film xxxHolic: A Midsummer Night's Dream where she visits a mansion whose owner is collecting the hearts of its visitors and in Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle the Movie: The Princess in the Birdcage Kingdom where she contacts Syaoran's group once again.

Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle the Movie: The Princess in the Birdcage Kingdom

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Outside the manga, Yuko has also appeared in the film xxxHolic: A Midsummer Night's Dream where she visits a mansion whose owner is collecting the hearts of its visitors and in Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle the Movie: The Princess in the Birdcage Kingdom where she contacts Syaoran's group once again.

Manga

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Yūko Ichihara is a fictional character from the manga xxxHolic created by the team Clamp.

Clamp (manga artists)

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Yūko Ichihara is a fictional character from the manga xxxHolic created by the team Clamp.

Witchcraft

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A powerful witch, Yūko is the owner of a shop where people come to have their wish granted and most of her jobs involve dealing with supernatural beings.

Parallel universes in fiction

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She is also featured in the crossover manga Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle where she assists the main characters in their journey across the multiverse, and is known as "The Dimension Witch," a title that reflects her unique reach in time and space.

Anime

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She has also appeared in animated versions of the two series as well as other media.

Original video animation

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In the Holic Rō original video animation (OVA), Watanuki receives a recorded tape from a girl that has Yūko saying "I'm home,".

List of xxxHolic characters

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The following OVA has Watanuki finding Yuko in one of his Shizuka Dōmeki's memories where the witch gave him a magical egg.

Anne Watanabe

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The actress and model Anne Watanabe plays the role of Yūko in the live action TV series.

Nisio Isin

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She is also a prominent character in the novelization Another Holic by Nisio Isin.

Doraemon

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They compared Yūko and Watanuki with Doraemon and Nobita Nobi, respectively, from the manga series Doraemon.

Weekly Shōnen Magazine

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In two popularity polls held by Weekly Shōnen Magazine, she placed seventh among all the characters in Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle.

Animage

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In the Animages Anime Grand Prix poll from 2007, Yūko was voted as the thirteenth most popular female anime character.

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone

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NTT customers voted her as their fourteenth favorite black haired female anime character.

Anime News Network

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Carlo Santos of Anime News Network liked the character's philosophies about fate and realism as she manages to explain multiple aspects from the series "like a brilliant university professor."