Fruits Basket (2001– )

TV Series  |  TV-PG  |  Animation, Comedy, Drama
8.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.2/10 from 3,439 users  
Reviews: 39 user | 4 critic

After her mother's death, Tohru Honda finds herself living with the Sohma family consisting of three cousins: Yuki, the 'prince charming' of their high school, Kyo the hot headed, short ... See full summary »

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Family Entertainment Guide

Check out IMDb's comprehensive Family Entertainment Guide for recommendations for movies and TV series for every age and every viewing platform.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

VCD
a list of 27 titles
created 28 Jan 2012
 
a list of 43 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 42 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 21 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 47 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Fruits Basket" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Fruits Basket (2001– )

Fruits Basket (2001– ) on IMDb 8.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Fruits Basket.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
2005   2001  
2 wins. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Wallflower (2006–2007)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Kyouhei, Ranmaru, Takenaga, and Yukinojou are promised free rent on a large mansion under one condition, to change the landlord's niece into a respectable young lady. However if they fail, she'll triple their rent.

Stars: Hannah Alcorn, Greg Ayres, Josh Grelle
Chobits (TV Series 2002)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Hideki finds the discarded and malfunctioning Persocom Chi, a personal computer that looks like a girl. While trying to fix and care for Chi, Hideki discovers that she might be a Chobits, a robot of urban legend that has free will.

Stars: Rie Tanaka, Crispin Freeman, Tomokazu Sugita
School Rumble (2004–2005)
Animation | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Clumsy sixteen-year-old Tenma Tsukamoto is in love. The object of her desire, the strange and silent Oji Karasuma, has no idea she exists. seventeen-year old delinquent Kenji Harima is also... See full summary »

Stars: Luci Christian, Ami Koshimizu, Hiroki Konishi
Junjou Romantica (TV Series 2008)
Animation | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Misaki Takahasi is the 18-year-old (19 in episode 8 of Junjo Romantica) little brother of Takahiro. At the start of the series, Misaki is about to sit for his college entrance examinations.... See full summary »

Stars: Daisuke Kageura, Hikaru Hanada, Kazuhiko Inoue
Toradora! (TV Series 2008)
Animation | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Ryuji Takasu lives in a falling down house with his mother, and although being a nice guy is cursed with the evil look of his father causing people to avoid him.Taiga Aisaka is a tiny,self ... See full summary »

Stars: Rie Kugimiya, Junji Majima, Yui Horie
Paradise Kiss (TV Series 2005)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Top high-school student seeks some purpose in life. A group of fashion design students ask her to be the front model for their clothing label "Paradise Kiss". Although she finds them weird, she accepts and soon blossoms as a person.

Stars: Johnny Yong Bosch, Sam Carr, Mari Devon
Ouran High School Host Club (TV Series 2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Fukioka Haruhi is a normal teenager going into a school for the absurdly rich. Wandering into the high school's own host club - a group of young boys whose job it is to keep their female ... See full summary »

Stars: Haruna Kawaguchi, Yûsuke Yamamoto, Shunsuke Daitô
Maid Sama! (TV Series 2010)
Animation | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The tyrant student council president, Ayuzawa Misaki secretly working as a waitress in a french maid uniform for part-time. One day, the most popular boy Usui Takumi discover her secret and start to have interest in her.

Stars: Ayumi Fujimura, Kana Hanazawa, Mitsuhiro Ichiki
Black Butler (2008–2009)
Animation | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A young boy sells his soul to a demon in order to avenge his family's death and successfully lead their influential toy manufacturing company. The demon takes the form of a loyal butler who's always dressed in black and is required to protect, serve and arrive whenever summoned by his young master Ciel.

Stars: Brina Palencia, Monica Rial, J. Michael Tatum
Skip Beat! (TV Series 2008)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Kyouko went with her childhood friend, Shou to Tokyo to pursue his dream of becoming an idol. Despite she is supporting him, Shou deceive her. Kyouko vows to get her revenge by defeating him in the entertainment world too.

Stars: Marina Inoue, Katsuyuki Konishi, Gou Shinomiya
Hiiro no Kakera (TV Series 2012)
Animation | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Believing she is to live with her grandmother because her parents are transferred abroad, Tamaki Kasuga travels to the town of Kifumura. There, she is told that she is actually to perform ... See full summary »

Stars: Chihiro Aikawa, Daisuke Hirakawa, Tomomi Isomura
Free! (TV Series 2013)
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Free! revolves around members of a high school boy's swimming team. Four boys-Haruka, Makoto, Nagisa and Rin-all participated in a swimming tournament shortly before graduating elementary ... See full summary »

Stars: Jamie Marchi, Daisuke Hirakawa, Tatsuhisa Suzuki
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Tohru Honda (26 episodes, 2001)
...
 Yuki Sohma (26 episodes, 2001)
Yui Horie ...
 Tôru Honda (26 episodes, 2001)
Aya Hisakawa ...
 Yuki Sôma (26 episodes, 2001)
Jerry Jewell ...
 Kyo Sohma (24 episodes, 2001)
John Burgmeier ...
 Shigure Sohma (24 episodes, 2001)
Tomokazu Seki ...
 Kyo Sôma (24 episodes, 2001)
Daphne Gere ...
 Saki Hanajima (16 episodes, 2001)
...
 Arisa Uotani (15 episodes, 2001)
...
 Momiji Sohma / ... (13 episodes, 2001)
Kent Williams ...
 Hatori Sohma / ... (12 episodes, 2001)
Julie Mayfield ...
 Kyoko Honda / ... (12 episodes, 2001)
Kazuhiko Inoue ...
 Hatori Sôma (11 episodes, 2001)
Meredith McCoy ...
 Kagura Sohma / ... (11 episodes, 2001)
...
 Akito Sohma / ... (11 episodes, 2001)
Edit

Storyline

After her mother's death, Tohru Honda finds herself living with the Sohma family consisting of three cousins: Yuki, the 'prince charming' of their high school, Kyo the hot headed, short tempered outcast, and Shigure the mischievous novelist, if not sometimes that of a pervert. Tohru finds out the Sohma family secret that when a member is hugged by the opposite gender or they are tired out, they turn into the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac. Filled with many lovable character and many plot twists along the way, life at the Sohma house will never be the same again. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

5 July 2001 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Корзинка фруктов  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Laura Bailey (Tohru Honda) wanted to sing the opening song, "For Fruits Basket". That went to Meredith McCoy (Kagura), and Laura was given the ending song "Small Prayer". See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Tohru Honda: Look at that beautiful sky! See you later mom, take care of the house while I'm gone okay? I'll be back.
See more »

Connections

Featured in JesuOtaku Anime Reviews: Fruits Basket (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

For Fruits Basket
(Tohru version)
Performed by Yui Horie
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

Best Anime Series of all Time!
7 September 2004 | by (Adelaide, Australia) – See all my reviews

After watching the first episode of Fruits Basket, I knew I had to see more. After buying the DVD's, every episode got better and better. It is such an enjoyable series.

It is funny, touching and more. Every character who comes into it (excluding the Yuki fan club girls) are likable and there is something good about them all.

Although it is an animated series, the characters seem so real and it feels as if it really happening to someone you care about.

The ending was great, even though there were a lot of problems still unsolved. This just leaves it open for another series (let's cross our fingers) or if not another anime series, it will continue with the manga.

The thing about Fruits Basket is that it deals with real life problems (except in different ways) like not being excepted for who you are or what you look like.

This series is recommended to any anime fan or even non-anime fans will enjoy it whether you're laughing out loud or feeling for the characters as they go through their pain and problems.

5/5 stars


33 of 36 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Live Action Movie purplecatwarrior
English Vs Japanese animecultfan
What Did HE DO?!?! flavi_jh
Can I watch the anime? boredtears26
Favorite Episode?? maggiemoon83
What we’ve learned from Fruits Baskets boredtears26
Discuss Fruits Basket (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page