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Fruits Basket (2019)


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Furuba, Fruits Basket (Zenpen)
Japanese: フルーツバスケット

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 25
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 2019 to Sep 21, 2019
Premiered: Spring 2019
Broadcast: Saturdays at 01:23 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Source: Manga
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 8.091 (scored by 28,930 users)
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Ranked: #4632
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Popularity: #700
Members: 151,009
Favorites: 1,343
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Synopsis

Tooru Honda has always been fascinated by the story of the Chinese Zodiac that her beloved mother told her as a child. However, a sudden family tragedy changes her life, and subsequent circumstances leave her all alone. Tooru is now forced to live in a tent, but little does she know that her temporary home resides on the private property of the esteemed Souma family. Stumbling upon their home one day, she encounters Shigure, an older Souma cousin, and Yuki, the "prince" of her school. Tooru explains that she lives nearby, but the Soumas eventually discover her well-kept secret of being homeless when they see her walking back to her tent one night.

Things start to look up for Tooru as they kindly offer to take her in after hearing about her situation. But soon after, she is caught up in a fight between Yuki and his hot-tempered cousin, Kyou. While trying to stop them, she learns that the Souma family has a well-kept secret of their own: whenever they are hugged by a member of the opposite sex, they transform into the animals of the Chinese Zodiac.

With this new revelation, Tooru will find that living with the Soumas is an unexpected adventure filled with laughter and romance.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Ibata, Yoshihide
Director
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Otsuka, Ai
Theme Song Performance
Vickeblanka
Theme Song Performance


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#1: "Again" by Beverly (eps 1-13)
#2: "Chime" by Ai Otsuka (eps 14-)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Lucky Ending" by Vickeblanka (eps 1-13)
#2: "One Step Closer" by INTERSECTION (eps 14-)



More reviewsReviews

May 20, 2019
EnigmaOlivia (All reviews)
No Reason to be:

Another Shoujo series brought back to life is Fruits Basket with furor and craze surrounding it. Fruits Basket despite having done a couple things right is not.

As a starting story Fruits Basket is catchy and interesting. I see what all the hype is about. If I was younger I would go nuts over it too. However, being older & wiser I see Fruits Basket suffers bad writing, art, music, tone, comedy, & editing making it one of the cheesiest series of the year.

The allure of the show appears to be in characters. However, I see them as two dimensional at best. read more
May 10, 2019
Krunchyman (All reviews)
“Grief is normal, but not eternal.” — Krunchyman

Life cares not for our emotions, as tragedy strikes without a moments notice. Due to our finite existence, we are bound to lose someone special. But we mustn’t allow ourselves to become trapped by emotions. Life moves forward, and so must we. Despite the uncertainty in her volatile life, Tooru Honda remains optimistic in the face of despair. Her daily struggles are physically and mentally taxing, yet she persists. Pressing forward with determination of mind and body. Turning an unfortunate circumstance into a springboard to cultivate a new life read more
May 11, 2019
DarkDiamond16 (All reviews)
This anime is so heartwarming and so darn cute! The art is outstanding, the music is good, everything is so colourful and it brings me so much joy!
I am very intrigued by all the zodiacs. Seeing how cute they are when they transform into animals, I would hug them all day long. This teenage rom-com is everything I could ask for. Tohru is a precious cinnamon roll who must be protected. I love Yuki, he is definitely my type. I ship them.
Kyo is cool and I love cats, but in this case, I prefer Yuki because I love grey haired anime boys who are read more
May 28, 2019
juneboba (All reviews)
[Spoiler Warning]

This review is coming from someone who read and watched the original run manga and anime.

When I was first introduced to Fruits Basket, it was supposed to be a cutesy, slice of life series with what I thought were realistic themes. Almost 2 decades later, and me having much more experience in the world, I've found that that's not the case. Far from it.

Now that I know the producers are taking the exact same themes from the manga, that makes everything to come so much worse. The author introduced many sexist themes—from matriarchy being a bad thing, to women with mental illnesses being irrational read more

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