The official Twitter account for the new Fruits Basket anime announced a second cours for the first season and it will contain 25 episodes in total.
The Twitter account also uncovered three more cast individuals on Friday. It additionally uncovered on Thursday that Ai Ohtsuka will play out the show’s new opening signature tune “Chime,” and Intersection will play out the new closure signature tune “One Step Closer.”
The new cast of the series includes:
“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!”
The Fruits Basket anime covers the entire manga’s story.
Fruits Basket, now and then contracted Furuba, or Furuba, is a Japanese shōjo manga arrangement composed and represented by Natsuki Takaya. It was serialized in the semi-month to month Japanese magazine Hana to Yume, distributed by Hakusensha, from 1998 to 2006. The arrangement’s title originates from the name of a mainstream game played in Japanese primary schools, which is insinuated in the arrangement.
The Fruits Basket manga arrangement is one of the top manga arrangement in both Japan and in the US. In excess of 18 million duplicates have been sold in Japan. It is Tokyopop‘s top of the line manga arrangement, with in excess of 2 million duplicates sold starting at 2006. The fifteenth volume of the English discharge rose to the fifteenth position on the USA Today Top 150 Bestselling Books, which is the most noteworthy position at any point accomplished by a volume of manga in the United States. The eighteenth volume appeared at the highest point of the Nielsen BookScan deals list, while the nineteenth volume was the second smash hit realistic novel in March 2008. Notwithstanding a moderate manga showcase, Fruits Basket remained the second most noteworthy by and large selling manga arrangement among the Bookscan organizations in 2007. The last volume of the English adjustment was a New York Times manga hit from June 28 through July 25, moving from #2 to #1 in the rundown in the seven day stretch of July 19–25. The volume dropped down to second place the next week, at that point dropped to fourth place in the seven day stretch of August 8. The last volume stayed on the smash hit rundown for 12 weeks.
The Fruits Basket manga got the 2001 Kodansha Manga Award in the shōjo manga classification and the “Best Manga” grant at the 2007 American Anime Awards. In 2001, the Fruits Basket anime won an Animage Anime Grand Prix grant.