Fruits Basket

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Fruits Basket
GenreFantasy, romance[1]
Manga
Written byNatsuki Takaya
Published byHakusensha
English publisher
DemographicShōjo
MagazineHana to Yume
Original runJuly 1998November 2006
Volumes23 (List of volumes)
Anime television series
Directed byAkitaro Daichi
Written byHiguchi Tachibana
StudioStudio Deen
Licensed by
NetworkTV Tokyo
English network
Original run July 5, 2001 December 27, 2001
Episodes26 (List of episodes)
Manga
Fruits Basket another
Written byNatsuki Takaya
Published byHakusensha
English publisher
DemographicShōjo
MagazineHanaLaLa online
Original runSeptember 4, 2015 – present
Volumes2 (List of volumes)
Anime television series
Directed byYoshihide Ibata
Written byTaku Kishimoto
StudioTMS Entertainment
Licensed by
Funimation
NetworkTV Tokyo
Original run 2019 scheduled

Fruits Basket(フルーツバスケット) is a Japanese manga and anime series. It is about a 16-year-old girl called Tohru Honda. The manga series ran from 1999 until 2006. The anime was first shown from 5 July 2001 until 27 December 2001. There are 26 episodes in the anime.

Plot[change | change source]

Tohru comes to live with the mysterious Sohma family. She discovers a terrible secret about them - 13 members of the family turn into the 12 animals of the Chinese Zodiac, and the cat who was left out of the Chinese Zodiac. Whenever they are hugged by members of the opposite sex or become weak, they turn into these animals.

Characters[change | change source]

  • Momiji Sohma – He is born in the year of the Rabbit. Momiji is a cute, strange boy who acts like an elementary school student, when he is a freshman in high school.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fruits Basket Collector's Edition, Vol. 1". Yen Press. Retrieved June 2, 2018.

Other websites[change | change source]