Fruits Basket -prelude-, a special episode centered around Tohru Honda’s parents, was announced following the series’ final episode, and new details have just been revealed, including a brand-new visual, release date and more!
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The new art from Natsuki Takaya-sensei, which features Kyoko and Katsuya Honda, is our first glimpse into what to expect when Fruits Basket -prelude- arrives in theaters in Japan on February 18, 2022.
Manga readers might know how the two met, but this is a scene not shown in the final season. The special prequel episode will also be accompanied by a digest episode of the anime series, narrated by Kyo, and a brand-new anime story about Tohru and Kyo, set after the series.
And the Japanese voice cast from the series returns, including Miyuki Sawashiro (Hunter x Hunter) as Kyoko and Yoshimasa Hosoya (My Hero Academia) as Katsuya.
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Source: Press release