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Fruits Basket (Manga)

Fruits Basket

Alternative Titles

English: Fruits Basket
Synonyms: Furuba
Japanese: フルーツバスケット

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 23
Chapters: 136
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 18, 1998 to Nov 20, 2006
Authors: Takaya, Natsuki (Story & Art)
Serialization: Hana to Yume

Statistics

Score: 8.561 (scored by 31621 users)
Ranked: #1122
Popularity: #9
Members: 50,024
Favorites: 7,801
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top manga page.

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comedy drama romance shoujo

Synopsis

Tohru Honda is a high school freshman who is having a serious bout of misfortune. Not only was she recently orphaned with the tragedy of her mother's death, but she also has no where to live and is currently residing in a tent! However, when her luck to seems to be at its worse, she meets the Sohma family - and is invited to stay with them in exchange for taking care of the household chores.

But it isn't long before Tohru discovers the Sohmas have deep a secret. The family is cursed by the spirits of the Chinese Zodiac, and some of the children born into the Sohma family are possessed by these spirits. When possessed, they cannot be "huggled" by the opposite sex, or they transform into their respective Zodiac animal!

However, this doesn't phase Tohru, who promises to keep their secret. She continues living with them, and her grave humbleness and thankfulness never wanes. As a result, they come to be very important people in her life, and the Sohmas begin to realize how very lucky they are to have her.

Related Manga

Other: Fruits Basket 4koma
Adaptation: Fruits Basket

Characters

 Tohru
Honda, Tohru
Main
 Kyo
Sohma, Kyo
Main
 Yuki
Sohma, Yuki
Main
 Mitsuru
Mitsuru
Supporting
 Megumi
Hanajima, Megumi
Supporting
 Saki
Hanajima, Saki
Supporting
 Katsuya
Honda, Katsuya
Supporting



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Jul 9, 2009
Suzuhana
I find that there are people who absolutely love (this seems to be the majority) Furuba or people who can't stand it.

I believe that it's hard not to like Furuba. At first I thought it was just going to be funny, because the first 7 or so volumes are full of hilarious scenes (mainly because whenever the Juunishi are hugged by the opposite sex, they change!). But once you get to volume 6 everything seems to start to gravitate in a different direction.

The story line, when it's revealed, is a little cliche in my opinion. Hence the rate of a 9. Don't get read more
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Aug 20, 2009
MoMo-Da-Gr8
Story - 10/10
Tohru Honda is a high school freshman who is having a serious bout of misfortune. Not only was she recently orphaned with the tragedy of her mother's death, but she also has no where to live and is currently residing in a tent! However, when her luck to seems to be at its worse, she meets the Sohma family - and is invited to stay with them in exchange for taking care of the household chores.

But it isn't long before Tohru discovers the Sohmas have deep a secret. The family is cursed by the spirits of the Chinese Zodiac, and some of the read more
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User Recommendations

I think some of the characters are similar, like:

Tohru-Mitsuki

Rin-Madoka

Kyo-Takuto
Regular girl becomes homeless, gets taken and and involved with all sorts of supernatural things. Both are sweet, interesting stories with interesting characters
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