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‘Fruits Basket: The Final’: Will this be Kyo, Yuki, Shigure, Tohru’s final flight?


Fans are about to see Kyo Sohma, Yuki Sohma, Shigure Sohma, and Tohru Honda for the last time in Fruits Basket: The Final. As the title reveals, it seems to be the final installment to the series.

Fruits Basket: The Final has dropped its official trailer, hinting at the story finale. With a tagline, “The final banquet begins,” is really a goodbye to the much-loved protagonists?

New season trailer, theme songs, and more

The preview shows Tohru, Kyo, Yuki, Akito, Shigure, and Kazuma connected to each other with cables. They form a web-like structure, hinting at their linked stories.

The clip also reveals the new season’s opening and ending themes. It features the Japanese-Chinese boyband, WARPs UP, who will perform the opening music, “Pleasure.”

On the other hand, Genic will be singing the ending theme, “Beautiful Spring.”

Fruits Basket: The Final will feature two course, which will be 25 to 26 episodes, possibly adopting the manga’s Volume 7 to 8, per Epic Dope.

Here, fans are about to know why the Soma clan has to be an ancient curse carrier. It will also explore Akito’s past and explain how he turns to be the most hated character in the series.

New season details

Yoshihide Ibata will once again take the directorial seat to do Fruits Basket: The Final at the TMS Entertainment.

Taku Kishimoto also handles the scriptwriting again, while Masaru Shindo works on the character design. Lastly, the manga creator Natsuki Takaya himself serves as the executive supervisor.

The anime’s first season started hitting the small screen in April 2019 in Japan. It had 25 episodes that streamed on Funimation and Crunchyroll as it aired, Anime News Network noted.

After a year, Fruits Basket Season 2 was out, featuring the summer seasons with another 25 episodes. Funimation streamed its English dub after stopping its English simuldub production in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Both of the first and second seasons adapted Takaya’s manga series. However, per the mangaka’s request, the anime adaptation featured an entirely new Japanese cast and staff.

The anime also had to cover the entire manga story–no more, no less. The franchise’s official website announced the coming of Fruits Basket: The Final.

It is set to be out on April 5 and will stream on Funimation with an English dub. The tagline on its visual reads, “Don’t leave me.”

Are you ready for the final flight of Fruits Basket: The Final?

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