Fruits Basket Anime Teases Announcement After Episode 25 on Friday
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
This year's 20th issue of Hakusensha's Hana to Yume magazine revealed on Friday that the new anime of Natsuki Takaya's Fruits Basket manga will have an announcement after its 25th episode on Friday night in Japan. The 25th episode is the final episode of "Season 1" of the anime series.
The anime premiered in Japan on April 5, and the show's "Season 1" has a total of 25 episodes. Funimation and Crunchyroll are streaming the anime as it airs. Funimation has also licensed the home video rights.
The new anime has an entirely new Japanese cast and staff, as per Takaya's request. The anime will eventually cover the entire manga's story.
Yoshihide Ibata (Pikaia!!, FLCL Progressive) is directing the anime at TMS Entertainment. Taku Kishimoto (Silver Spoon, Haikyu!!, 91 Days, Hanebad!) is in charge of series composition. Masaru Shindō (Macross Delta, My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU) is drawing the character designs. Takaya herself is serving as executive supervisor.
Source: Hana to Yume issue 20