Fruits Basket has released a new visual along with information on additional cast members for its new anime, set to air from April.
Kugimiya Rie is to voice Sohma Kagura, the Boar of the Chinese zodiac. Han Megumi will play Sohma Momiji, the Rabbit of the Chinese zodiac. Finally, Furukawa Makoto will voice Sohma Hatsuharu, the Ox of the Chinese zodiac.
As previously announced, Honda Tohru will be played by Iwami Manaka, Sohma Kyou by Uchida Yuma, Sohma Yuki by Shimazaki Nobunaga and Sohma Shigure by Nakamura Yuuichi.
Inspired by Takaya Natsuki’s popular manga, Fruits Basket revolves around recently orphaned high schooler Honda Tohru who finds herself homeless after falling out with relatives until she moves in with a classmate, Sohma Kyou. However, the Sohma family turns out to be under an ancient curse in which they are possessed by the spirits of the Chinese Zodiac and turn into their corresponding animals in certain conditions.
The new anime adaptation of Fruits Basket will air from April 2019.
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