The 25th and final episode of the new Fruits Basket
anime's first season ended with an announcement on Saturday that its second season will debut in 2020. The official website revealed two additional cast members.
Kakeru Manabe: Takuya Eguchi
Machi Kuragi: Ai Kakuma
(Katsute Kami Datta Kemono-tachi e
adapts Natsuki Takaya
's supernatural shoujo manga of the same title
, which ran in Hana to Yume
magazine between 1998 and 2006. Takaya launched the Fruits Basket: Another
sequel manga in September 2015 and ended it in December 2018.
The new television anime began airing on April 6. Crunchyroll and Funimation streamed the show with subtitles and in English dub, respectively. Funimation also licensed the anime series for home video rights and plans to release the first 13 episodes on Blu-ray and DVD on November 19.
) is directing the new anime at TMS Entertainment
, with Taku Kishimoto
(Boku dake ga Inai Machi
) handling the series composition. Yuu Shindou
(Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru.
) is designing the characters. The new anime will adapt the manga series in its entirety.
A special event for the anime will be held on October 19. The voice cast members will appear at the event for a talk show and recital drama.
Source: Comic Natalie
Fruits Basket 2nd Season