Including a new Anime in 2022, Stage Play, and a Thank You Video

After the final episode of the TV Anime “Fruits Basket” (Episode 13), which was broadcasted last June 28, 2021, the story of Tohru Honda’s parents, Kyoko and Katsuya, will be animated in 2022. It was also announced that the stage “Fruits Basket” will also be performed in the same year. In addition, a “thank you” movie with a message of 22 people in total, including the original author Natsuki Takaya and the cast, was also released.

In the broadcast of the 12th episode of The Final last week, it was announced that Yoshimasa Hosoya was in charge of the character voice of Katsuya Honda. But fans said, “I want to hear more Katsuya’s voice!” “I’m waiting!”. And it was announced that the long-awaited past of the two people will finally be produced in 2022. In the same year, the Anime “Fruits Basket” was also decided to be staged. The latest information such as the cast will be released at a later date from the official website of the work.

And after the final episode, a 6-minute thank-you video has been released. It includes the 22 people who voiced in the Anime, including the author, along with the messages in it.

About “Fruits Basket” Manga and Anime Series

Fruits Basket (an original story by Natsuki Takaya) is a popular shojo manga serialized in “Hana to Yume” (Hakusensha) from 1998 to 2006. The cumulative circulation of comics worldwide has exceeded 30 million (23 volumes of comics and 12 volumes of favorite editions), which was made into a TV Anime in 2001 (26 episodes broadcast) and staged in 2009. Even now, more than 10 years after the serialization ended, it is still very popular. From September 2015, the serialization of “Fruits Basket another”, which depicts this series decades later, began on the WEB, and the cumulative circulation of comics (3 volumes already published) has reached 600,000. And from April 2019, it has been animated by new staff & cast. The first season has been broadcasted from April to September 2019, and the second season has been broadcasted from April to September 2020. Furthermore, from April to June 2021, the final season, The Final, was broadcasted on TV TOKYO Network and other Japan networks.

The story is about Tohru Honda, a high school girl who lost her mother who was her only family, and living with her classmate Yuki Sohma. However, the Sohma family, who are the “Mononoke of the Zodiac”, have the secret that if they are embraced by the opposite sex for generations, they will transform into a monster of the possessed thing. The unique view of the world has received overwhelming support from a wide range of people.

From: Avex Portal Website


Inori Donz

Inori Donz is a blogger, video gamer, Anime enthusiast, bicycle rider, and Anime figure photographer. His favorite area of concentration is 'LoveLive! Series', where he plays its featured smartphone video games, as well as watching its Anime series counterparts. "I like Anime, toys and figures, and mostly, I like playing free-to-play video games. Definitely not your usual commoner you see everyday in the streets." He started his blogging journey since December 2013, with a free WordPress blog, named 'IemDonz Blog'. That free blog contains most of his Anime figure photography works, as well as some of his opinions and experiences in the Anime world.