Crunchyroll Announces New Fruits Basket Anime is coming to their Streaming Service.

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Today, Crunchyroll announced that Natsuki Takaya’s manga has an all-new anime adaption that will tell the entire story from the beginning! And it will be coming to their Streaming Service on April 5th.

Credit: Crunchyroll, Natsuki Takaya

Tohru Honda thought her life was headed for misfortune when a family tragedy left her living in a tent. When her small home is discovered by the mysterious Soma clan, she suddenly finds herself living with Yuki, Kyo, and Shigure Soma. But she quickly learns their family has a bizarre secret of their own: when hugged by the opposite sex, they turn into the animals of the Zodiac!

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A Comment from Takaya-San!

A word from Artist Natsuki Takaya

First of all, I’d like to offer my sincere congratulations to the staff for bringing us to this announcement day.
 
I may be the manga author, but at the same time, I’m only the manga author.
So I think this announcement is a long-awaited recognition of the efforts of all of those directly involved in the anime’s production, and that’s a relief to me.
 
As for how I felt when I was first approached about this new series, to be perfectly frank, my reaction was, “What?!”
 
As for the reason why, well… It’s a bit of a long story… It’s a personal thing that goes back to when I reached my 20th year as a professional artist.

Natsuki Takaya
Entertainment Earth

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