Author Natsuki Takaya wrote a new 16-page manga ending to accompany the release of the upcoming anime movie, Fruits Basket -Prelude-.
Kodoani.com – New ending of manga Fruits Basket will be distributed to moviegoers who come to the theater to see the new film of the series.
As revealed on the official website of the series, the new manga chapter will be written and drawn by Natsuki Takaya, the series’ creator. The 16-page manga will be part of a 20-page booklet that will be freely available to fans of the Fruits Basket -Prelude- compilation. The manga will have the same ending scenes as in the movie, showing more of Kyo and Tohru’s relationship after the end of the main series. A trailer for the anime version of these new scenes was released on January 18.
In addition to the new content set after the anime series, the story will also feature the first animated adaptation featuring a plot about Tohru’s parents, Kyoko, and Katsuya Honda. The prequel story will show how this couple met and fell in love. While there seems to be a bit of new content in the film, the compilation film will primarily be a retelling of the events of the 2019 anime reboot. The anime series’ cast and staff will all play their roles for the film. The film will open in Japanese theaters on February 18, and will also have a simultaneous home video release on DVD and Blu-ray in the region on the same day. An international release for the anime has yet to be announced.
Fruits Basket was first published in 1998. The series tells the story of Tohru Honda, a recent but cheerful orphan girl who is adopted by the mysterious Sohma family, which includes the most famous boy. her school, Yuki, and his relative, the mighty martial artist Kyo. Tohru quickly discovers the Sohma family’s strange secret: when they feel weak or are embraced by a member of the opposite sex, they transform into one of the animals from the Zodiac.
Takaya’s manga was first adapted into a 26-episode anime series in 2001 by Studio DEEN. Although the anime was very popular during its time, it featured a lot of changes and cuts from the original source material, which led Takaya to publicly express his disapproval and frustration with the anime. it. An anime reboot, this time by animation studio TMS, began airing in 2019. Although the version still has some differences from Takaya’s original manga, the reboot aims to was intended to be a more faithful adaptation and was generally well received by both critics and viewers. same.