Fruits Basket 2019 Anime Series Review

Tohru Honda has undeniably had a hard life and yet she's never lost her smile. Her kindness and love are exactly what the members of the Soma family need as they deal with their own personal demons. As a reboot of a classic series, how does the 2019 version of Fruits Basket hold up?

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Fruits Basket Review Episode 13

Ayame Slithers Onto The Scene Fruits Basket Episode 13 The introductions are coming thick and fast with Ayame, Yuki’s older brother showing up this week in Fruits Basket. Much like the original anime, Ayame is a larger than life character who certainly takes a bit of getting used to. His incessant prattle fills a lot … Continue reading Fruits Basket Review Episode 13

Fruits Basket Review Episode 12

Akito Appears At Last Fruits Basket Episode 12 Now we’re kicking things into gear with the first clear appearance of Akito in Fruits Basket. A new school year has begun with Momiji and Haru joining the others at school and the opening ceremony brings a less than welcome visitor to the school and into contact … Continue reading Fruits Basket Review Episode 12

Fruits Basket Review Episode 11

Let's Hop To The Hot Springs Fruits Basket Episode 11 After a Valentine’s episode tinged with a lot more darkness than I expected we jump a month to White Day and Momiji pops up again with the gift of a hot springs trip for Tohru. It is more or less impossible not to enjoy scenes … Continue reading Fruits Basket Review Episode 11

Fruits Basket Review Episode 10

A Different Kind of Shigure Fruits Basket Episode 10 Wow, Shigure is a much greyer character in the 2019 Fruits Basket than in the older version, and I think I love it. He was always a little morally ambiguous and his motives were never overly clear but he seemed more playful than manipulative in the … Continue reading Fruits Basket Review Episode 10

Fruits Basket Review Episode 9

The True Strength Of Words Episode 9 Haru has finally properly arrived, tracking down Kyo given the latter didn’t attend the New Year’s gathering and so Haru wants a fight. With the exception of Tohru’s excessive concern about a cold (which isn’t really excessive given her history but of course she won’t bother to say … Continue reading Fruits Basket Review Episode 9

Fruits Basket Review Episode 7

Changing Emotions Like the Seasons Episode 7 The story of Hatori and Kana was one of my favourite moments in the original anime series so I will admit to being both excited and nervous as to how it would play out in the 2019 version of Fruits Basket. Fortunately, this episode was everything I could … Continue reading Fruits Basket Review Episode 7

What’s Wrong With The Spring Anime Season?

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I know the headline is a little dramatic and realistically the Spring anime season isn't any better or worse than any other, and yet for a lot of bloggers there seem to be slim pickings this season when it comes to creating a review list. With my travel overseas making my start to the season … Continue reading What’s Wrong With The Spring Anime Season?