Natsuki Takaya’s Fruits Basket is returning with a new TV anime adaptation, which will adapt the manga from beginning to end! Takaya will be involved in the production as executive supervisor and the series will have a new staff and cast. It is scheduled to start airing in 2019.
Fans can already take a look at a teaser visual, which shows Tohru Honda coming into the house and being welcomed by Shigure, Yuki, and Kyo. Playing Tohru will be Minaka Iwami, and playing the Soma family members Kyo, Yuki, and Shigure will be Yuma Uchida, Nobunaga Shimazaki, and Yuichi Nakamura.
In this story, we follow Tohru Honda who ends up living in the house of the Soma family. What she doesn’t know yet is that the family members of this house all are cursed. If you want to get a hint what the curse could be, visit the new official website of the series! If you stay long enough, you might discover the secret of the Somas.
Fruits Basket is based on a manga by Natsuki Takaya, which was serialized in Hakusensha’s Hana to Yume from 1998 to 2006. An anime adaptation aired in 2001 with a total of 26 episodes and the story was adapted into a stage play in 2009. The first anime adaptation aired while the manga was still being published, so it could not tell the whole story. This means that the new adaptation will be the first time fans will be able to see the story animated right to the end.
Fruits Basket is a popular manga all around the world with over 30 million copies sold. A spin-off manga titled Fruits Basket another began publishing in September 2015.
2019 | Anime Info
High school student Tohru Honda has lost her whole family and is living in a tent. However, as it turns out, the ground her tent is standing on actually belongs to the Soma family! Shigure Soma hires her as a housekeeper and soon she finds herself living with him along with the school’s prince Yuki Soma, and Kyo Soma, who seems to dislike to Yuki. However, there is something Tohru doesn’t know yet. The Soma family has been cursed with an unbelievable curse for hundreds of years…
Original Work & Supervisor: Natsuki Takaya
Director: Yoshihide Ibata
Series Composition: Taku Kishimoto
Character Design: Masaru Sindo
Animation Production: TMS Entertainment
Tohru Honda: Manaka Iwami
Yuki Soma: Nobunaga Shimazaki
Kyo Soma: Yuma Uchida
Shigure Soma: Yuichi Nakamura
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