The new Fruits Basket story will be released theatrically in Japan on February 18
Image via the official Fruits Basket -prelude- website
Prepare your tissues, the latest visual and first footage from the Fruits Basket -prelude- special prequel episode of the Fruits Basket TV anime was released today featuring a young Tohru happily on the beach with her parents and footage of the two parents getting together while Kyoko is still in high school.
＼2/18 ROADSHOW／— アニメ「フルーツバスケット」公式 (@fruba_PR) December 15, 2021
ムビチケ12/17より発売開始♪https://t.co/8tFJAA2sWe #フルバ pic.twitter.com/RH9Qwyn8kt
The prequel story, Fruits Basket -prelude-, will be released alongside a digest of the series as well as the sequel story that focuses on Tohru and Kyo on February 18, 2022. A Blu-ray of the stories will be released on the same day in theater shops in Japan. The entire three seasons of Fruits Basket are streaming right now on Crunchyroll, which describes the series as such:
Tohru Honda thought her life was headed for misfortune when a family tragedy left her living in a tent. When her small home is discovered by the mysterious Soma clan, she suddenly finds herself living with Yuki, Kyo, and Shigure Soma. But she quickly learns their family has a bizarre secret of their own: when hugged by the opposite sex, they turn into the animals of the Zodiac!
Source: Fruits Basket on Twitter
Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.