With a whole lot of furor and craze surrounding it since the past two decades, when the first reboot season of ‘Fruits Basket’ was announced last year, it was almost like a dream come true for the anime community. Moreover, when it was announced that this new reboot will be adapting the entire original manga, fans couldn’t help but celebrate its return.
Despite all the skepticism around it, the new version of ‘Fruits Basket‘ was received really well and for the ones who were familiar with the original one, it served as an incredible trip down the memory lane. The classic has now returned with yet another season and as fans, we’re all prepared for another emotional roller coaster. So here’s everything that you need to know about its upcoming second season.
Fruits Basket Season 2 Release Date: When will it premiere?
The first season of ‘Fruits Basket’ premiered on July 5, 2001, and with a total of 26 episodes, it finished airing on December 27, 2001. Soon after this, the anime became one of the most popular shojo anime and fans of the show couldn’t help but wonder if it will ever be renewed for a second season. After a long hiatus, although it did not receive a direct sequel, TMS Entertainment Studio released a whole new reboot of it on April 6, 2019. This season went on till September 21, 2019 and aired a total of 25 episodes. The good news for all the fans of the show is that its second season has also been confirmed. ‘Fruits Basket’ season 2 is scheduled to release on April 7, 2020.
Other details regarding the new season are still under the covers, however, we do know that Kakeru Manabe: Takuya Eguchi (‘Nijiiro Days’) and Machi Kuragi: Ai Kakuma (‘Katsute Kami Datta Kemono-Tachi e’) have been added as the new cast members of the show. Just recently, a brand new teaser visual of the anime was also released on twitter. You can check it out below:
— A.I.R (Anime Intelligence (and) Research) (@AIR_News01) February 7, 2020
Another key visual of the anime which was dropped by Funimation on Twitter. Along with this, Funimation also added a message from creator Natsuki Takaya who claimed that she, too, had forgotten all the details that she added to the storyline over a decade ago. And because of this, when she started rewriting it for the new season, she found herself crying all over again. “The characters in the second season have lost their way, but it’s because they are lost that they can make the most out of it and struggle to search for the right path. I hope everyone will watch over them until they find their way. It would give me the utmost joy if everyone will love them as they search. I look forward to watching as a viewer myself,” she said.
An all-new key visual for Fruits Basket Season 2 is here and it's SO CUTE! 🏖
— Funimation (@FUNimation) March 4, 2020
Fruits Basket English Dub
The English Dub of ‘Fruits Basket’ Season 1 is available on Funimation, Crunchyroll, and Hulu. The second season of the anime will be available on Funimation on April 7 at 1:30 a.m in Japan. To know more about its local broadcast details refer to the tweet below:
テレビ大阪 深夜2:05～ ほか
— TVアニメ「フルーツバスケット」公式 (@fruba_PR) March 4, 2020
Fruits Basket Season 2 Trailer
Here’s the trailer for ‘Fruits Basket’ Season 2:
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