Fruits Basket -prelude- movie has received a special video featuring the theme song Niji to Kite (Rainbow and Kite) by Ohashi Trio. The movie started screening in Japanese theatres on February 18, 2022.
You can watch the video below:
Fruits Basket -prelude- is a prequel movie to the series Fruits Basket. It focuses on the story of Tohru’s parents. Yoshimasa Hosoya and Miyuki Sawahiro returned to voice Katsuya and Kyoko. Yoshihide Ibata directed the film, while TMS Entertainment (Rent a Girlfriend) animated it.
Fruits Basket is a Japanese manga series written by Natsuki Takaya. Hakusensha published it from 1998 to 2006, and it had a total of 23 volumes. The same publisher also serialized a manga sequel titled Fruits Basket Another and a side story titled Fruits Basket: The Three Musketeers Arc. Yen Press licensed the manga series in English and you can read the synopsis below:
After a family tragedy turns her life upside down, plucky high schooler Tohru Honda takes matters into her own hands and moves out…into a tent! Unfortunately for her, she pitches her new home on private land belonging to the mysterious Sohma clan, and it isn’t long before the owners discover her secret. But, as Tohru quickly finds out when the family offers to take her in, the Sohmas have a secret of their own–when touched by the opposite sex, they turn into the animals of the Chinese Zodiac!Yen Press
A perennial favorite of fans and librarians alike, Natsuki Takaya’s beloved bestselling Fruits Basket series returns to print in gorgeous deluxe English-language omnibus editions with beautiful full-color illustrations that are not to be missed!
Studio Deen worked on a 26-episode anime adaptation in 2001 under director Akitaro Daichi. Another anime aired from 2019 to 2021, and it had a total of 63 episodes (3 seasons). Director Ibata and TMS Entertainment are also the ones who worked on the previous anime adaptation.
Source: Official Twitter
©︎ Natsuki Takaya, Hakusensha / Fruits Basket Project