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Anime film ‘Fruits Basket -prelude-‘ heads to North American theaters starting later this week

See where it all began!

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An exciting bit of news for fans of the classic anime series Fruits Basket! Crunchyroll is bringing the subbed & dubbed versions of the Fruits Basket prequel film, Fruits Basket -prelude- to theaters starting this weekend, with tickets available now!

“Before there was Tohru and Kyo – there was Katsuya and Kyoko. Discover the turbulent beginning of Tohru’s mom’s dark past, and the man who breathed new hope into her. Watch the evolution of their love story and the birth of the Honda family, as this chapter completes the full adaptation of the heartwarming Fruits Basket story.”

via Fandango

Fruits Basket manga was created by Natsuki Takaya in 1998, with the original anime series premiering in 2001. A new anime series would begin in 2019. It follows high school student Tohru Honda, whose life suddenly became filled with despair following a terrible loss. Living in a tent, she comes across the Soma clan and the strange secret that they turn into animals of the Zodiac when hugged by members of the opposite sex! Now living with them, her fortune seems to have turned around.

Fruits Basket -prelude- tells the story of Tohru’s parents falling in love, setting up the events of the main series

Fruits Basket -prelude- will play in select theaters on June 25, 28, & 29. Set course for the official site to see what theaters near you are showing it and to grab your tickets.

You can stream the Fruits Basket anime series now over on Crunchyroll.

(Source: Crunchyroll / Fandango)

Like anime? Anime NYC powered by Crunchyroll 2022 is set for November 18-20th! Check out the official site to grab your ticket, learn more about exhibitors & attending guests, and what awaits you at Anime NYC!

And stay tuned to Nerdier Tides as we get you ready for it!

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