The animated series based on the manga by Natsuki Takaya has finally arrived with season 2 after much wait. Yes! You guessed it right. We are talking about the highly talked show Fruits Basket, Studio Deen produces the series, and the show airs on TV Tokyo, TVO, and TVA.
The story behind the release of this show takes us back to 2001 when the first anime imitation of this manga was made with 26 episodes was released for the show in 2002. However, TMS Entertainment and Funimation made a modified script and rereleased the classic anime on April 6, 2019, with 25 episodes.
This time the show got much appreciation from viewers, and it was considered one of the best anime of 2019. The popularity of the 2019 version was its similarity to the manga, unlike the 2001 adaptation. This article will discuss fruit basket season 2, its release date, plotline, characters, and all the other details.
Fruit Basket Season 2 Release Date
The original fruit basket season 2 was released in April 2002, but the show returned in 2019. As soon as the renewed fruit basket concluded its season 1, season 2 was announced without much delay.
Good News for all you fans is that the second season is already out. It premiered on Japanese TV at 1:30 a.m. on April 6, 2020.
Fruit Basket Characters
The characters in the show are Tohru Honda, played by Manaka Iwami, Arisa Uotani, played by Atsumi Tanezaki; Nobunaga Shimazaki plays Yuki Sohma; Rie Kugimiya is seen as Kagura Sohma; Yuichi Nakamura plays Shigure Sohma; and Yuma Uchida plays Kyo Sohma.
Fruit Basket Plot
Fruit basket is a romantic supernatural fantasy that consists of the stories of the Tohru Honda and Soma family. Tohru Honda was a very poor girl and lived in a tent. After the death of her mother, she had to stay with the Soma family.
The plot takes a turn when this innocent girl, unaware of supernatural things around her, discovers the weird family secret of the Soma family. The 12 family members of the Soma family were possessed by spirits of Chinese zodiac animals, and they turn into their zodiac animals when they are weak, under stress, or get embraced by the opposite sex.
In season 2, we saw Yuki and Tohru exploring the real meaning of their lives and understanding human relationships. They also highlighted their deep hidden feelings for each other and intensified the romance, which gave us goosebumps.
The show has been set very beautifully and broadcasted keeping in mind the needs and wants of the viewers. So all of you who still have not watched this show, Go and watch it now. The English dubbed version is available on Netflix and Crunchyroll.
Fruit Basket Season 2 Trailer
The official trailer for season 2 was released in 2019 on YouTube and Netflix. It was loved by fans and given a popular rating on streaming giants.
How many episodes are in Fruit Basket Season 1 and Fruit Basket Season 2?
The show’s creators are very particular about the consistency of the show’s releases and the number of episodes in each season. For example, when season 1 came in 2019 April, it had 25 episodes; a year later, the second installment also arrived with 25 episodes, making it a total of 50 episodes in the show still.
Where can we watch the Fruit Basket?
Watching any show online is difficult when you don’t know the streaming giants but the fruit basket being an anime is available on multiple platforms globally. We can watch the fruit basket on Amazon Prime, Hulu app, Microsoft movies and TV, Google Play, Apple TV, Crunchyroll, YouTube, gogoanimes.tv, anime list.in, gogoanime.io, and kissanime.
Is the Fruit Basket series popular?
The Fruit Basket series is loved by the fans so much, which gives it an overall rating of 9 out of 10 on myanimelist. Rotten Tomatoes, Crunchyroll, and IMDb are also going to publish their public ratings real soon.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Is fruit basket a sad anime?
The show is very emotional sometimes.
Is Yuki in love with Tohru?
Yuki loves Tohru platonically.
Who did Yuki marry?
He married Machi