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 Tohru Honda (26 episodes, 2001)
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 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)
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 Arisa Uotani (15 episodes, 2001)
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 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)
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 Akito Sohma / ... (11 episodes, 2001)
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Tohru Honda, a girl who lost her mother a long time ago. Tohru decides to live in a tent for protection. One day, Tohru was walking in the woods and she saw the Sohma house. What Tohru didn't know, is that the Sohma family are the 12 animals of the Chinese Zodiac! Later on, she grows closer to the Sohma family, and Tohru starts to see them as family. Written by KawaiiEmo

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Also Known As:

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Director Akitarô Daichi and original author Natsuki Takaya clashed quite often during production of the series. Takaya reportedly wanted a big name actor casted for the lead role, something Daichi usually does not like doing. Takaya also expressed issues with the animation director and character designer. See more »

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

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For Fruits Basket
Performed by Ritsuko Okazaki
(Main Opening Theme)
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User Reviews

It makes you feel the characters are more than special.
14 January 2005 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this anime series. I waited for it months after starting the manga (on volume 6 right now) because of lack of enough money, and I ended up getting the box set for Christmas 5 months after I originally became a fan of the manga.

This series, does not have bad dubbing, and the story is wonderful. Some things happen that I wish also happened in the manga. It is a gigglefest and a tear jerker. It just an awesome series that you just HAVE to love.

The characters are very enjoyable. There are cheerful, funny, dark, creepy, and smart butt ones. They are one hell of a group. I enjoy their English voices very much. My favorites are Kyo, Ritsu, Yuki, and Akito. Haru is pretty cool too.

This has to be part of any anime lover's collection.


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