Fruits Basket 2019: the first images and news about the new anime
Through an official press release the north american distributor FUNimation, which has already bought the license of the series, we learn that the new anime taken from the manga Fruits Basket Natsuki Takaya will be broadcasted by TV Tokyo in the course of 2019.
At the express request of the author, it reads the editor's note, has been hired a staff that is completely new with respect to the adaptation of the 2001, which transpose the original work in its entirety under the guidance of the mangaka — here supervisor executive production: Yoshihide Ibata (Pikaia!!, FLCL Progressive) is directing the series at TMS Entertainment (Ken the Warrior The Legend of Hokuto) on screenplays coordinated by Taku Kishimoto (Silver Spoon, Haikyu!!); Masaru Shindou (Macross Delta, My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU) care for the character design.
The author, moreover, has required that the design of the anime was not too similar to his own style, both because it considers its simple designs and out of fashion, especially because at the time they suffered from his bad health conditions.
Below are the first images spread:
In Japan, Fruits Basket has been serialized on Hana to Yume from 1998 to 2006, and Hakusensha has picked up the series in 23 volumes; a sequel, titled Fruits Basket Another was launched in 2015 and will conclude with the third volume.
In Italy, the original manga was published for the first time by Dynit; Planet Manga is currently publishing a new edition come to the 13th roll.
A family that holds an ancient secret. A girl with a dowry of never giving up. The magic of the award-winning work of Natsuki Takaya will enchant you with its delicate poetry and his cast of unforgettable characters, in a story that is a hymn to friendship, love and the importance of fighting for their dreams.
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